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Schahin files for bankruptcy

Apr 20, 2015

The Schahin Group filed for bankruptcy for its engineering unit as it seeks protection from creditors, according to news agency Bloomberg. Schahin holds 28 diversified companies and about US$2.12 billion in debt. However, Schahin’s oil and…

Fulcrum year for mega gas

Apr 20, 2015

2015 may well be remembered as the year when natural gas truly announced itself as the major energy fuel source. With the announcement that Shell is targeting a US$70 billion deal for BG Group, and in doing so increasing their current LNG capacity to around 33 million tons per annum…

Delta House flows

Apr 17, 2015

Louisiana-based LLOG Exploration Co. began production from the Delta House floating production system (FPS) in the Gulf of Mexico. Delta House. From LLOG. Delta House is located in Mississippi Canyon 254…

Goliat arrives in Hammerfest

Apr 17, 2015

Eni's floating cylindrical platform for the Goliat field in the Barents Sea arrives in Hammerfest today (April 17) from South Korea after a 63-day voyage covering 15,608 nautical miles, the firm has announced. The 107m-diameter, 64,000…

Total inks DNV GL for Kaombo MWS

Apr 09, 2015

French super major Total has awarded the marine warranty services (MWS) contract for its Kaombo project offshore Angola to DNV GL. The Kaombo, in Block 32, in 1400-1950m water depth, about 150km offshore Angola, comprises six fields (Gindungo…

Huntington due to resume

Apr 08, 2015

Canada-based, North Sea-focused independent Iona Energy says production from the E.ON-operated Huntington field is due to return to normal operations as gas export rate restrictions are lifted. The Huntington field, produced via the Voyageur Spirit FPSO…

Fugro in Moho Nord subsea gig

Apr 01, 2015

Total E&P Congo awarded Fugro a five-year, US$100 million contract for remote operated vehicle (ROV) services and remote subsea tooling in the Moho Nord field offshore Africa. Image of Fugro's FCV 3000 work class ROV system…

BG inks Aptomar for Knarr monitoring

Apr 01, 2015

BG Group has awarded Aptomar a contract to provide field monitoring services at the operator’s Knarr field on the Norwegian continental shelf. As a result, Aptomar will establish a new marine control center in Trondheim, Norway. Under the five-year contract…

Athena FPSO contract revised

Mar 31, 2015

Floating production vessel operator BW Offshore and UK-based independent producer Ithaca Energy have agreed new terms for use of the BW Athena in the North Sea. BW Offshore and Ithaca Energy (on behalf of the Athena field co-venturers)…

Solitaire begins Polarled

Mar 27, 2015

Statoil started the first stage of the Polarled installation project with the Solitaire pipelaying vessel connecting the pipeline in the Norwegian Sea to Nyhamma. Solitaire. From Allseas.   The…

EXCLUSIVE: BP wins Mad Dog 2 approval

Mar 19, 2015

BP finally has filed – and won approval for – its long-awaited revised Mad Dog 2 development plan, records at the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management show. The new plan calls for a 140,000 b/d semisubmersible floating production platform in 4440ft of water in Green Canyon block 780…

EnQuest Producer completes sea trials

Mar 19, 2015

EnQuest’s Alma/Galia development floating production vessel the EnQuest Producer has left its berth in Newcastle, northern England, where it was undergoing finishing and commissioning works, and has completed marine trials.  The 249m-long unit…

Moho Nord using Sonardyne Fusion 6G

Mar 18, 2015

UTEC awarded Sonardyne International Ltd. a multi-million dollar contract to supply Fusion 6G acoustic positioning technology for the Total-operated Moho Nord subsea project, offshore West Africa. Technip’s rigid pipe S-lay and heavy-lift construction vessel…

BG starts-up Knarr FPSO

Mar 18, 2015

First production has started from the BG Group-operated Knarr field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Knarr, discovered in 2008, with estimated gross recoverable reserves around 80 MMboe, is being produced from two subsea templates…

Petrobras starts up Papa Terra TLP

Mar 16, 2015

Petrobras started production from the P-61 platform at the Papa Terra heavy oil field, offshore Brazil, the operator confirmed on 16 March. The P-61 is a tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP), the first of its kind to be installed offshore…

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