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EMGS Looking at Options After Pemex Says No More Work to Be Awarded

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine survey company EMGS is looking at options after Mexico's Pemex said it wouldn't award any more work 'in the medium future' under a contract announced in 2019. EMGS expects the decision will have a 'material detrimental effect' on its business…

Early Charter Termination for SFL Trio

Feb 18, 2020

Solstad Offshore has terminated three AHTS bareboat charter agreements with SFL Corporation.Solstad said that the three medium-size vessels Sea Cheetah, Sea Jaguar, and Sea Leopard, would be handed back to SFL - ex-Ship Finance Internation - during the first quarter of 2020…

DOF Vessel to Work for Dutch Navy

Feb 18, 2020

Article updated to add more info on the scope of workOffshore vessel supplier DOF Subsea has found work for its Geosea vessel outside of the offshore energy sector.The 84.8 meters long vessel has been awarded a contract with N-Sea, with the end client being the Royal Netherlands Navy…

UUV Manipulators: Get a Grip

Feb 13, 2020

While much focus on resident subsea vehicles has been about the vehicles, there’s also been a lot of focus behind the scenes on creating electric tooling. The industry has relied on hydraulic tooling since tooling has been used, with the benefits and drawbacks that come with it…

Norway: 20 Suppliers Bundled into New Company

Feb 13, 2020

North Sea private equity player, Hitecvision — the firm behind the rise of well-known E&P players and suppliers — has decided to bundle 20 of its oilfield suppliers into a well-capitalized industrial group with other-than-offshore aims.Hitec said the offshore suppliers would live on in a new…

BP, Shell, Total Want to Power UKCS Platforms from Norway

Feb 13, 2020

Oil majors BP, Shell and Total want to connect some of their oil platforms to Norway's onshore power grid to reduce carbon emissions, BP said in a letter to the oil and energy ministry. Pressure has intensified on fossil fuel companies to curb…

Egypt: BP to Bring Raven Project Online by 2020 End

Feb 05, 2020

BP's phase three of the $12 billion West Nile Delta project offshore Egypt will come online by the end of this year, nearly 12 months behind the earlier scheduled deadline, the company said in a conference call this week.The third phase includes the development of the Raven field…

OSV Docks in Beirut Ahead of Lebanon's First Offshore Well Spud

Feb 05, 2020

The offshore platform supply vessel Lundstrom Tide has docked in the port of Beirut, ahead of the imminent start of the drilling of Lebanon's first offshore well.The vessel will support a drilling operation in the Total-operated Block 4, in the Mediterranean Sea…

Kongsberg Sells Subsidiary Hydroid to HII

Feb 04, 2020

Kongsberg Maritime AS has signed an agreement to sell its underwater technology subsidiary company Hydroid, Inc. for $350 million to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). In conjunction with the transaction, HII and Kongsberg Maritime…

DeepOcean Moves UK HQ to Feethams House

Feb 03, 2020

DeepOcean, a global subsea services company, is set to move its UK headquarters to a new base in Darlington.The company specializes in engineering and marine works solutions for large subsea cable projects associated with offshore wind farms…

Norway Mulls Where to Draw the Line

Feb 03, 2020

A handful of Norway-based arctic oil and gas explorers and their hydrocarbon finds might be the last at today’s recognized Barents Sea’s ice edge, if an expert group’s recommendation to bring offshore activity south gains political traction…

Israel-Egypt Gas Pipeline Unaffected by Reported Attacks, Delek says

Feb 03, 2020

Israel's Delek has dismissed reports that the gas pipeline carrying gas from the Leviathan offshore field to Egypt has been affected by a reported terrorist attack in Egypt.Al Jazeera on Monday reported that a group of attackers had blown up a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula…

Zenith Norway Established for Offshore Ops

Jan 31, 2020

Canadian international oil and gas production company Zenith Energy has established a Norwegian subsidiary - Zenith Norway - as a precursor to securing its first acreage off the country.  Zenith said it intends to use Zenith Norway as a vehicle…

Why Senegal's Offshore Licensing Round is Significant

Jan 29, 2020

The long awaited first ever offshore licensing by Senegal has finally been launched as the West Africa country inches closer to achieving its national medium- and long-term hydrocarbon sector investment plan and drive to transform the upstream resource into a source of clean electricity generation…

Report: Borr Finds More Work for Mist Jack-Up Rig

Jan 29, 2020

Offshore drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling has reportedly secured more work for its Mist jack-up rig.According to Norwegian media, the Borr has secured an eight-month contract for the Keppel-built offshore drilling unit.Finansavisen recently reported that Svend Anton Maier…

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