Offshore Shallow Water News


ConocoPhillips Makes Discovery Near Balder

Nov 12, 2019

ConocoPhillips has made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well 25/7-7 near the Balder field in the Norwegian North Sea.The first wildcat in production licence 782 S, the well was drilled by the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility about 15…

McDermott Delivers Abkatun-A2 Platform

Oct 28, 2019

McDermott International said it has completed and delivered the Abkatun-A2 production platform for customer PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion in Mexico's Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico.'With substantial completion of the Abkatun-A2 Platform project successfully achieved…

Partners Walk Away from Mexico Gulf Project

Oct 03, 2019

A consortium formed by Hokchi Energy, Talos Energy and Wintershall Dea has given up a Mexican oil contract in the Gulf of Mexico's shallow waters due to lack of commercial discovery, the country's oil regulator said on Wednesday.As part of Mexico's flagship energy reform…

SAExploration Wins AsiaPac Deal

Sep 29, 2019

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration has won a a new shallow-water ocean-bottom marine project in the Asia Pacific region for a major national oil company.According to a press note from the ocean bottom node seismic company the contract is valued at approximately $28 million…

Campeche Survey Underway

Sep 17, 2019

A new 5,080-square-kilometer wide-azimuth (WAZ) multiclient survey has commenced in the Salina del Istmo Basin in the Gulf of Mexico Bay of Campeche, providing the first 3D coverage over this shallow-water target area that includes the recent Zama-1 discovery…

Borr Drilling Inks Deal with RigNet

Aug 28, 2019

Networking solutions provider RigNet announced on Wednesday that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Borr Drilling to exclusively provide enhanced managed communication services on any band (C, Ku or Ka) on all of the offshore drilling…

Aker Solutions Wins ADNOC Umbilicals Contract

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian engineering and equipment firm Aker Solutions said it has secured a NOK 700 million ($78.2 million) order from ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) to deliver subsea umbilicals for the Dalma gas development project located offshore…

Moods 'Upbeat' Heading into GoM Lease Sale -NOIA

Aug 20, 2019

Sentiment in the US offshore oil and gas industry is “generally upbeat” heading into the nation's next Gulf of Mexico lease sale, according to trade group National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA).On Wednesday in New Orleans, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 77…

Airborne to Supply TCP Jumpers in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm deliver two gas lift jumpers offshore Nigeria.The Netherlands headquartered business will supply two, 180-meter-long thermoplastic…

Petrobras Sells Stakes in Brazil Oilfields

Aug 12, 2019

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras sold stakes in a set of oilfields known as Polo Macau, located in the country's Potiguar Basin, to SPE 3R Petroleum for $191.1 million, the company said on Friday.Petrobras, or Petróleo Brasileiro SA…

Petrobras Sells Shallow-water Fields for $1.5 Bln

Jul 25, 2019

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA signed on Wednesday two contracts to sell shallow-water oilfields in the basins of Campos and Santos for $1.5 billion plus $200 million in future payments, the company said in a securities filing…

Deep Blue Heads for Brazil

Jul 24, 2019

TechnipFMC’s flagship deepwater pipelay and construction vessel is embarking on a large-scale subsea project laying pipeline on the Equinor-operated Peregrino Phase 2 Project in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.According to TechnipFMC, Deep…

Petrobras Picks Trident in Oilfield Re-bid

Jul 19, 2019

Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has chosen a bid from Warburg Pincus-backed Trident Energy as the winner in a final 're-bid' for two offshore oilfields, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.Petrobras, as the Brazilian state-run oil company in known…

EU Threatens Turkey with Sanctions over Cyprus Drilling

Jul 11, 2019

The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's 'illegal' drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows…

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