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Managing frontier risks

Dec 03, 2013

Strategic decision-making in the boardroom is vital for those operating on the new frontiers, a new report says. Elaine Maslin reports. “A single event can transform the fortunes of an entire industry,” warns a recent report on frontier hydrocarbon exploration…

ThoughtStream: Shifting dynamics: Industrializing economies are moving markets

Nov 27, 2013

ThoughtStream: Opinion The shift in oil demand from industrialized to emerging economies is one that we at Dana Petroleum know only too well. An impressive North Sea success story with modest but ambitious beginnings in Aberdeen in the mid-1990s…

Subsea contracts for Mermaid Maritime in Middle East

Nov 27, 2013

Mermaid Maritime Public Co. Ltd. announced that its business units serving the Middle East have been awarded a suite of subsea services contracts. The work includes air diving services such as air diving for pipeline free-span correction and a subsea cable lay contract…

Update: Delek reports ‘strong signs’ of gas in Tamar

Nov 26, 2013

Delek Group announced Tuesday that its partners in the southwest Tamar exploration well reported strong signs of natural gas were discovered based on logging tests conducted by operator Noble Energy Mediterranean Ltd.  As of Wednesday…

Adyard awarded US$17 million contract for Zora

Nov 25, 2013

Dana Gas awarded Interserve plc’s Adyard Abu Dhabi a US$17 million contract to construct an offshore platform for the Zora offshore field development project. Zora is located in water depths of 24m and spans the territorial waters of Sharjah and Ajman…

McDermott wins more Arabian Gulf work

Nov 20, 2013

McDermott International, Inc. announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) project for a customer in the Arabian Gulf. The contract is worth about US$200 million and includes the fabrication…

Pipeline market to grow in Europe, Asia, and Africa

Nov 14, 2013

Since the turn of the millennium, global pipeline investment has undergone sustained and, in recent years, robust growth as a result of favorable market conditions and industry trends, including: the continued high levels of investment in offshore development…

Lamprell delivers in Caspian

Nov 08, 2013

Lamprell has completed and delivered the first of two Caspian Sea jackup rigs following tow out from the Astrakhan re-assembly yard. The new rig will now start its first contract in the Caspian Sea.  Good progress is being made on a second Caspian Sea jackup…

Sparrows sends crane simulator to Abu Dhabi

Oct 23, 2013

Aberdeen-based Sparrows Group employs more than 1750 people and has established offshore crane service and engineering centers around the world. Trainee and existing crane operators working for Sparrows in the Middle East will be able…

Israel attempts to balance regulations, infrastructure with LNG growth

Oct 22, 2013

Israel first hit the international stage as an oil and gas country in 2003, when Houston-based Noble Energy discovered the Mari-B field. The Tamar and Leviathan fields were discovered 2009-2011. All are located in the Levant basin, which encompasses about 83…

Technip to install platforms offshore Qatar

Oct 21, 2013

Technip has won a contract from Qatar Petroleum for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of a bridge linked living quarters platform and a utility platform. The project location is within Qatar Petroleum offshore facilities…

Corac developing in-pipe gas compressor

Oct 08, 2013

Corac Group subsidiary Corac Energy Technologies (CET) has signed an amendment to its contract with Aramco Overseas Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, for a revised scope of work to develop an in-pipe gas compressor (IGC).  The amendment will enable CET to support the design…

Maersk Oil Qatar jacks-up Al Shaheen

Oct 07, 2013

Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have signed two new contracts; one two-year contract for the GDI jack-up drilling rig (rig B-341), and another three-year contract for a new GDI offshore accommodation jack-up. The…

Noble revises Cyprus estimates

Oct 03, 2013

Noble Energy, Inc. has downgraded the gross resource potential of its A-2 appraisal well, drilled on the Block 12 discovery offshore the Republic of Cyprus. With the reserve potential initially set between 5-8Tcf, the company has now lowered its figures to 3…

Prelude turret takes shape

Sep 24, 2013

Drydocks World today marked the sailaway of the Prelude floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) vessel turret modules to the owner Shell. The first Module, the bogie support structure, standing 22m high, with a diameter of 30m and weighing…

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