Petronas awards integrated contracts
Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) has announced a new gas discovery offshore Malaysia and the award of a three-year integrated offshore installation contract. PETRONAS awarded its Pan Malaysia Integrated Offshore Installation Contract to three local offshore installation contractors (OICs); TL Offshore Sdn Bhd, PBJV Sdn Bhd and GOM Resources Sdn Bhd.
The contract, split into four packages, and worth about RM10 billion (US$3.1 billion), involves the transportation and installation for offshore facilities and includes all the necessary services required for the execution of the scopes such as marine spread services, required tools, specialized equipment and man- power services.
CGG to operate parts of Diskos
French geoscience firm CGG is to operate parts of Norway’s Diskos database from 2015 to the end of 2020 under a new contract signed with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
The contract will see CGG implement software on the seismic, well and production modules in Diskos, the National Data Repository of Norway.The Diskos database is a shared solution that aims to streamline data management through shared electronic storage and distribution of seismic, well and production data of Norway.
It is the first major contract for CGG’s Data Management Services group, since it joined CGG following the acquisition of Fugro Geoscience.
FMC to deliver ROVs to Tidewater
FMC Technologies, Inc. will supply six work-class ROV systems to Tidewater Subsea for its subsea operations business. The systems will be supplied by FMC Technologies’ schilling robotics business unit and are expected to be delivered by the end of the year. The contract is valued at approximately US$30 million.
The ROV systems will be mobilized onboard Tidewater’s deepwater vessels to service the global oil and gas offshore construction and inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) markets.
LUKOIL awards three ice-class vessel contracts
Malaysia-based offshore oilfield services firm Bumi Armada Berhad has been awarded three contracts by LUKOIL- Nizhnevolzhskneft LLC to provide three ice-class vessels to service offshore platforms in the Filanovsky field, in the Caspian Sea, Russia.
Each of the ice-class contracts is for a period of 10 years, with the possibility of further extensions of up to another 20 years.
Mermaid Maritime awarded Middle East subsea contracts
Mermaid Maritime Public Co. Ltd. announced that units serving the Middle East were awarded a suite of subsea services contracts. The work includes air diving services and a subsea cable lay contract.
All contract awards were secured through Mermaid’s wholly owned subsidiary Subtech Ltd. (Seychelles) and Mermaid’s joint venture entity Zamil Mermaid Offshore Services LLC. They are scheduled to begin in December 2013 for an estimated duration of up to six months. The combined value of these contract awards is estimated at US$30million.
AMEC wins ADMA OPCO contract
AMEC has won a project management consultancy services contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA OPCO) for their Umm Lulu Phase-2 full field development projects offshore United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract is worth US$124 million.
This five-year contract follows a previ- ous award from ADMA OPCO in 2011 for the provision of services for the first phase of Umm Lulu and the Nasr phase 1 project.
Under this latest contract AMEC’s scope of work includes project management of the engineering, procurement and construction contractors who are delivering a large offshore super complex located in the Umm Lulu Field.
The complex will comprise of six bridgelinked platforms including gathering, separation, gas treatment and water disposal facilities, utilities and accommodation modules.