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ExxonMobil to Redevelop Angola Block 15

Jun 06, 2019

American multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil and its partners said that they will further invest in Block 15 offshore Angola to increase production as part of an agreement with Angola’s recently established National Agency for Petroleum…

EPC Contract Awarded for Mozambique LNG

Jun 05, 2019

A joint venture between McDermott, Saipem and Chiyoda, has reached full agreement for a contract with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the Mozambique Area 1 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Development, McDermott International announced on Wednesday…

Heavy Lift Jack-up Apollo Refit Completed

Jun 05, 2019

DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo has recently completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) that included the installation of a moon pool on the main deck.According to DSDu, the technical demands…

JDR Cables Wins SeaMade OWF Contract

Jun 05, 2019

JDR Cables reports it has signed a contract with DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm after a competitive tender. JDR, part of the TFKable Group, will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometers of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories…

IKM Testing Wins Aker BP Contract

Jun 04, 2019

Oil company Aker BP has awarded Norwegian testing, cleaning and inspection service provider IKM Testing a frame agreement that includes most of IKM Testing’s core services. The duration of the frame agreement is six years plus an option period…

Culzean Startup Expected Within Days

Jun 04, 2019

French energy group Total will start up the Culzean field in the British North Sea within days, the group's UK Exploration and Production Chief Jean-Luc Guiziou said on Tuesday, shortening the timeline for the project.Culzean, part of Total's acquisition of Maersk's oil and gas portfolio…

Equinor Plans Rosebank FID by 2022

Jun 04, 2019

Equinor and its partners expect to reach a final investment decision (FID) for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the UK continental shelf, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday.The Rosebank field was discovered…

ST Engineering Sets Up Mississippi Subsidiary

May 31, 2019

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) announced that its U.S. company Vision Technologies Systems (VT Systems) has set up a subsidiary ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore, based in Pascagoula, Miss., with share capital of US$10 (approximately S$13…

Offshore Decom Market to Reach $9.5 Bln by 2027

May 31, 2019

The global offshore decommissioning market, valued at $ 5.96 billion in 2018, is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.4% through 2027, in terms of revenue.Crude oil prices coupled with declining production from rising number of maturing oil and…

Helix Acquires STL

May 30, 2019

Houston-based services company Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. announced Thursday it has acquired a majority stake in Subsea Technologies Group Limited (STL), an Aberdeen-based subsea engineering company that specializes in the design and…

Production Resumes at Claymore

May 30, 2019

Production at oilfields that contribute to the North Sea Flotta Gold crude grade has restarted following pipeline repairs, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.Output was shut down in mid-May after a subsea valve on the pipeline from the…

Creditors Approve Swiber Restructuring Plan

May 29, 2019

Creditors of Singapore based Swiber Holdings Limited (SHL) and its main subsidiary, Swiber Offshore Construction (SOC), on Wednesday voted in favor of a restructuring proposal which will take the offshore services company one step nearer to…

Wood Wins Jansz-lo Subsea Compression FEED

May 29, 2019

Wood announced on Wednesday that it has secured a contract with Chevron Australia to provide subsea integration and flow assurance front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Jansz-lo compression project offshore Western Australia.The…

Huge Semisub Crane Vessel gets AIP

May 28, 2019

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible crane vessel (SSCV) that…

Petrofac Wins North Sea Contract Extensions

May 28, 2019

Petrofac announced on Tuesday that its Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded two operations and maintenance (O&M) contract extensions for long-standing clients worth a combined value of approximately $32 million…

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