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Valaris Jack-Up Rig Docks in Trinidad

Jan 25, 2024

Heavy duty modern jack-up rig Valaris 118 has arrived at the shipyard in Chaguaramas in Trinidad for routine maintenance ahead of new campaign with BP.Valaris 118 rig will be engaged on a six-well contract extension with BP, expected to begin in March 2024…

Petrobras Eyes Jaspe Block Acquisition

Jan 24, 2024

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said on Wednesday it had notified the country's energy policy council it would exercise its preferential rights to acquire the Jaspe oil block.The offshore block, located in the Campos Basin, would be tendered by the country's regulator…

Aibel-Built Modules for Bacalhau FPSO Set Sail for Singapore

Jan 24, 2024

The topside modules for the giant Bacalhau floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit have started the journey to Singapore where they will be integrated with the hull before heading for an assignment to Equinor-operated oil project offshore Brazil…

CGG Pens Multi-Client Reimaging Deal with Trinidad and Tobago

Jan 24, 2024

France-based marine seismic data firm CGG has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago to reimage vintage 3D seismic data from four deepwater offshore blocks.CGG’s work scope will cover blocks 25a…

Karoon Lowers Production Forecast at Baúna Field as it Plans Well Intervention

Jan 24, 2024

Australian oil and gas company Karoon Energy has revised oil production forecast for its Baúna Field offshore Brazil, as it prepares for SPS-88 well intervention to resolve the issues relating to equipment on the Cidade de Itajaí FPSO.Due to operational issues encountered at its Baúna Field…

Solstad Offshore Hooks $70M in CSV Contracts with Petrobras

Jan 23, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured $70 million in new contracts and extensions for two of its subsea construction vessels (CSV) that will be employed offshore Brazil.The new contract is for the CSV Normand Fortress with Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras…

Enauta Set to Receive Key Equipment for Atlanta Field Offshore Brazil

Jan 23, 2024

The first multiphase pumping subsea system (MPP), that will support oil and gas production at the Atlanta field in Brazil's Santos Basin, has been shipped from Norway, Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has informed.The MPP, manufactured by OneSubsea…

Reach Subsea Expands Orderbook with Over $50M in New Contracts

Jan 22, 2024

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea has secured multiple new contracts, contract extensions and call-offs within the scope of its existing frame agreements in the North Sea and the Americas region.Reach Subsea said it secured contracts…

ABB to Deliver Electrical System for ExxonMobil’s Errea Wittu FPSO

Jan 19, 2024

Singapore’s Offshore Frontier Solution – a joint venture between MODEC and Toyo Engineering Corporation – has awarded ABB a contract to deliver a complete electrical system and associated digital solutions for Errea Wittu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit…

Potential Offshore Wind Projects Under Assessment for Santos Basin

Jan 17, 2024

Petrobras, Shell Brasil, TotalEnergies, CNPC, and CNOOC, along with the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), have started a series of offshore wind measurements in the Santos Basin to gather data for potential floating wind projects at Búzios and Mero fields offshore Brazil…

Constellation and HMH Ink BOP Maintenance Deal for Three Semisubs

Jan 15, 2024

Constellation and HMH have signed integrated maintenance support contract for the Blowout Preventers (BOPs) of the semi-submersible drilling platforms Alpha Star, Gold Star and Lone Star.The Contractual Services Agreement (CSA) will last for five years…

Saipem Barred from Public Contracts in Brazil for 2 Years

Jan 12, 2024

The Brazilian administrative authority has suspended Italy's Saipem and its subsidiary Saipem do Brasil from contracting with the country's public administration for two years, the engineering and construction group said on Friday.The decision…

Brand New Jacket and Topside Set Sail to Fenix Gas Project Off Argentina

Jan 12, 2024

Italian engineering firm Rosetti Marino has completed the construction of jacket and topside for the Fenix wellhead platform, which are now en route to Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina.Rosetti Marino built Fenix platform’s topside and…

ExxonMobil’s Prosperity FPSO Achieves Background Flare in 39 Days

Jan 12, 2024

ExxonMobil Guyana has unveiled that the Prosperity floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, used in the Payara project, achieved background flare in 39 days, ahead of the 60-day target.Achieved ahead of schedule outlined in the project’s environmental permit…

Oil Auction Winners in Guyana Requested More Info Before Contract Awards

Jan 11, 2024

The winners of an auction for oil exploration blocks off Guyana's coast were given until the end of the month to submit additional information requested by the government before awarding the contracts, the country's vice president said on Thursday…

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