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Island Victory Vessel in Barents Sea Debut

Mar 04, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has informed that its Island Victory installation vessel – delivered in February – has finished mobilizing for its first campaign in the Barents Sea.Island Offshore said that the versatile vessel…

Powering the Seabed

Mar 04, 2020

In November 2019 ABB announced the commercial availability of its new subsea power distribution and conversion technology system. Jointly developed with Equinor, Chevron and Total, the tech aims to see the majority of the world’s offshore hydrocarbon…

Equinor gets OK for Topaz Rig Use on Heimdal

Mar 04, 2020

The Norwegian energy company Equinor has received a regulatory consent to use the Topaz modular drilling rig at the Heimdal field in the North Sea, offshore Norway. More specifically, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given its approval for the Equinor to install…

Malaysia: Uzma in Offshore P&A Gig with Shell

Mar 04, 2020

Malaysian energy services firm Uzma has a contract with Shell for plugging and abandonment work offshore Malaysia.Under the letter of award signed with Shell's subsidiaries in Malaysia, Uzma will provide platform wells plug and abandonment campaign…

Cameroon: TechnipFMC Clinches Etinde FEED

Mar 04, 2020

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has won a front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the development of the offshore IM gas condensate field at Etinde, Cameroon. The Etinde Permit (former Block 7) lies in shallow water in the Rio del Rey Basin…

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…

Wintershall DEA Gets OK for Island Constructor Use

Mar 03, 2020

Wintershall DEA Norge has received consent to used the Island Constructor well-intervention vessel at its Vega and Maria offshore fields in Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway said Monday that its consent applied for the use of the…

Brazil: PGS Begins Campos Basin Seismic Shoot

Mar 03, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic acquisition company PGS has begun a multiclient 3D seismic survey in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.The company started the survey on February 25, using its Ramform Titan vessel. According to PGS, Te Campos Deepwater GeoStreamer X project will deliver high-quality…

Subsea 7 to Tie Murphy's Discoveries to King's Quay FPS

Mar 03, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 on Tuesday said it had won a contract from Murphy Oil for the provision of the subsea installation services related to the Samurai, Khaleesi, and Mormont developments in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The contract…

JFLCO buys Global Marine Group

Mar 03, 2020

A J.F. Lehman & Company affiliate has completed the acquisition of Global Marine Group, a provider of subsea cable installation and maintenance services to the telecommunications, offshore renewables, utility and oil & gas industries.Global…

Subsea 7 in 'Large' Barossa SURF Contract

Mar 03, 2020

Subsea 7 has won what it describes as 'a large contract' by ConocoPhillips in Australia. Subsea 7 defines a large contract as between $300 million and $500 million.The contract is for the supply of the SURF scope for the Barossa Project. The…

Shearwater Wins Total Black Sea Survey

Mar 02, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas exploration service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has landed a deal with French player Total to acquire 3D data in the Black Sea, off Bulgaria.According to the technology-driven provider of marine geophysical services…

SeaBird Bags Contract Extension

Mar 02, 2020

The global provider of marine acquisition for 2D/3D and 4D seismic data Seabird Exploration announced that it has secured an extension for the charter contract of its research vessel Petrel Explorer.The charter period will now be fixed until 31 May 2020…

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