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Sandvik Wins Mero Steel Tube Umbilical Order

Mar 03, 2020

Sandvik reports it has won the first large-scale stainless steel umbilical tube order in Brazil’s pre-salt Mero oilfield.Mero is an expansive pre-salt oilfield in the Santos Basin offshore Rio de Janeiro with immense oil production potential…

Welaptega Inspects FPSO Moorings in Nigeria

Mar 03, 2020

Subsea inspection services firm Welaptega has said it has recently completed mooring inspection projects for FPSOs owned Eni and ExxonMobil in Nigeria.Welaptega undertook inspection services on ENI’s Abo FPSO, on the western edge of the Niger Delta…

InterMoor Installs New ESP on Mampu-1 FPSO

Mar 03, 2020

InterMoor has recently transported and installed a new electric submersible pump (ESP) system as part of the MaMPU-1 FPSO upgrade for a wellhead platform project in Malaysia.The work for MISC Offshore Floating Terminals Dua Ltd included project management…

Ampelmann Wins Contract from SBM in Guyana

Mar 02, 2020

Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann said it has added Guyana as a new market to its global portfolio following a contract award from compatriot floating production and mooring systems firm SBM Offshore.Ampelmann  said it assisted the hook-up and commissioning of the SBM floating production…

Shell's Bonga Oilfield to Undergo Maintenance

Mar 02, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's Bonga oilfield in Nigeria will undergo maintenance in March and April, though the impact on production and exact dates are still being finalized, a spokesman said.Shell operates the offshore field via its Nigerian subsidiary SNEPCo…

Go-ahead for Van Gogh Infill Phase 2

Mar 02, 2020

Australian energy company Santos announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) had been made on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase Two Project, which will involve the drilling and completing of three new horizontal, dual-lateral production wells and subsea tieback into existing infrastructure…

FPSOs: The New Business Model

Feb 29, 2020

As New Year 2020 unfolds, there are 21 floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) on order, and unlike a year ago, these — and not floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) — are the unheralded story. Driven by a decent price for oil…

Coronavirus to Cut 2020 Oil, Gas Spend by $30B

Feb 28, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak could cut oil industry investment this year by tens of billions of dollars and delay the delivery of offshore installations currently being built at Asian yards, Oslo-based consultancy Rystad Energy predicted on Friday…

Yinson: Abigail-Joseph FPSO Sets Sail for Nigeria. First Oil in May

Feb 28, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has informed that its FPSO Abigail-Joseph has set sail from Singapore to Nigeria, where it will be deployed at First E&P offshore oil fields.The FPSO, previously named Allan, has recently been upgraded by Keppel in Singapore…

Operators Could Soon Pay More for FPSOs

Feb 27, 2020

Amid a raft of February orders and near-orders for floating production storage and offloading vessels, or FPSOs, comes a new report suggesting those shipyards and engineers able to piece them together may soon be feeling the strain.'The strong pace of recent orders has a downside…

Bumi Armada to Appeal Ruling in FPSO Case with Woodside

Feb 27, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada will appeal a recent court decision in which it lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO, which was at the time operating at the Balnaves Field…

Guyana Seeking Partner to Market Its Oil

Feb 26, 2020

Guyana's government on Wednesday launched a search for a company to market its share of crude produced at the offshore Liza well, where an Exxon Mobil Corp-led consortium began producing oil in December.The government is entitled to a share of the oil produced…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

Premium for Van Gogh Crude Falls as VLSFO Market Weakens

Feb 26, 2020

Australia's Santos Ltd has sold a 175,000-barrel cargo of Van Gogh crude loading March 29-April 2 to trading house Vitol at a premium of $15-$16 a barrel to dated Brent, well below the last traded level, three sources familiar with the deal said on Thursday…

Dyna-Mac Bags FPSO Topside Work

Feb 25, 2020

Singapore-based oil and gas fabrication company Dyna-Mac has secured an in-principle from undisclosed clients to build FPSO topside modules.Dyna-Mac said Tuesday the fabrication contracts (in-principle) were awarded from both its repeat customer…

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