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Valaris Tallies Jack-up Contract Off Qatar

Jun 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris said Tuesday that it had secured work for one of its jack-up drilling rigs off the coast of Qatar.The company said it was awarded a contract with North Oil Company, which will see the VALARIS JU-110 deployed…

TotalEnergies, Qatar Petroleum, Chevron Submit Winning Bids for Suriname Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron, and a consortium between France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's Qatar Petroleum have submitted winning bids for shallow-water offshore acreage in Suriname, Suriname's national oil company Staatsolie said Friday.Staatsolie…

North Oil Company Books JDC Jack-Up Rig for Al-Shaheen Operations

Jun 16, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) has secured an offshore drilling contract with North Oil Company in Qatar.JDC will provide its jack-up drilling rig Hakuryu-10 over a three-year contract at Qatar's giant offshore oil field Al-Shaheen…

First Qatari Offshore Well Stimulation Vessel Starts Operations

Apr 21, 2021

Qatari shipping and offshore services company Milaha and oilfield services giant Schlumberger held a virtual event to mark the start of operations of the first Qatari-owned offshore well stimulation vessel Halul-48, Milaha said Monday.The collaboration…

Qatar Petroleum Farms Into Shell's Deepwater Blocks Offshore Namibia

Apr 06, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a deal with oil major Shell to become a partner in two exploration blocks offshore Namibia.Under the deal, for which financial details were not disclosed, Qatar Petroleum will hold a 45% participating interest in the…

Qatar Petroleum to Take Full Control of Qatargas 1

Mar 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum said Tuesday it wouldn't be renewing its Qatargas 1 LNG joint venture with Total, ExxonMobil, Marubeni, and Mitsui.Upon the expiry of the relevant joint venture agreements on December 31, 2021, Qatar Petroleum will become the sole owner of 100% of the Qatargas assets and facilities…

Saipem Wins $1B Deal with in Qatar for Offshore Export Trunklines and Tie-in Works

Mar 22, 2021

Italian energy industry services provider Saipem said Monday it had received a Letter of Award from Qatargas for a new contract worth over one billion U.S. dollars, related to the North Field Production Sustainability Pipelines Project located…

'Largest LNG Project Ever:' Qatar Petroleum Sanctions North Field East Project

Feb 09, 2021

Qatar Petroleum on Monday took the final investment decision for the development on the North Field East Project (NFE), in what the company said was the world’s largest LNG project ever. The total cost of the project is estimated at $28.75 billion…

McDermott Lands Offshore Platform Engineering Deal in Qatar

Jan 06, 2021

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott has won a contract from Qatargas to deliver front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for Qatar Petroleum's North Field South (NFS) project.The contract scope includes the replication of five offshore wellhead platforms…

Sapura Energy Wins E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $148,4M

Nov 16, 2020

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has, via its engineering & construction and drilling subsidiaries, recently won contracts worth RM611 million (around 148,4 million).Sapura Energy Berhad (“Sapura Energy' or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that…

Qatar: Heerema Installs Topsides at Al-Shaheen Gallaf 1 Project

Nov 10, 2020

Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors has said that its heavy lift vessel Aegir has completed the installation of North Oil Company’s Al-Shaheen Gallaf 1 Project.Heerema was contracted for the transportation and installation…

Qatar Gas Extends Jack-Up Rig Charter with Noble Corp.

Nov 06, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured a contract extension for the Noble Mick O'Brien jack-up rig in Qatar.The Noble Mick O'Brien jack-up had had a contract with Qatar Gas running until mid-November 2020.Qatar Gas has now extended the contract…

Total Makes Another Major Discovery Offshore South Africa

Oct 28, 2020

French oil major Total has struck another major gas condensate discovery offshore South Africa.The company said Wednesday it had made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin…

Energy Enticer Jack-Up Rig Starts Drilling in Qatar

Oct 15, 2020

Jack-up drilling contractor Northern Offshore has said that its Energy Enticer jack-up rig has started drilling operation with Qatargas in Qatar.The GustoMSC CJ50 design jack-up rig mobilized to Qatar Petroleum's North Field in early September 2020 despite recent global industry challenges…

Baker Hughes Lands Major Order in Qatar for North Field East Project

Sep 29, 2020

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has received a large order from Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s giant North Field East (NFE) project. The North Field is the world’s single largest non-associated offshore natural gas field…

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