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SBM Offshore sells Turritella stake

Jul 15, 2015

SBM Offshore has divested a 45% stake in the FPSO Turritella to Mitsubishi Corp. (MC) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line). MC purchased 30% stake and NYK Line purchased 15% stake in the joint venture companies incorporated for the purpose of owning and operating the vessel…

Premier plows on with projects

Jul 09, 2015

UK-based operator Premier Oil says work on its west of Shetland Solan development remains on track for start up in 4Q, while it looks for cheaper options for its Norwegian Vette project. Premier Oil says it is also moving towards pre…

Two consortia vye for Fortuna FLNG EPIC

Jul 09, 2015

Two consortia of oil services companies have been selected to compete for an EPIC contract on Africa's first floating LNG project through two front end engineering and design contracts. The move will pitch McDermott Marine Construction…

Cidade de Itaguai arrives at Iracema Norte

Jul 07, 2015

The Cidade de Itaguaí FPSO has anchored in the Iracema Norte area of Lula field, Petrobras announced on 3 July. MODEC in consortium with Schahin was responsible for converting the VLCC Alga into the FPSO, as well as constructing and integrating the modules…

OneSubsea bags Browse FEED

Jul 07, 2015

OneSubsea has won a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract on the Browse FLNG development offshore Australia. Browse FLNG development concept is based on three FLNG facilities utilizing Shell’s FLNG technology and Woodside’s expertise to commercialize the Brecknock…

Prelude turret reaches milestone

Jul 06, 2015

Drydocks World the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors marked a major milestone in successfully completing the world’s largest turret mooring system. At almost 100m-high, weighing more than 11…

Technip, Samsung awarded Browse FLNG FEED

Jul 03, 2015

Technip Samsung Consortium has been named as the front-end engineering contract for the Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project in Australia, operated by Woodside. The Browse project will comprise three FLNG units, used to develop the Brecknock…

Statoil shelves Scarabeo 5

Jul 01, 2015

Statoil has decided to suspend Scarabeo 5 due to overcapacity in its rig portfolio. The suspension will take effect once Scarabeo 5 has completed drilling of a well on the Kristin field in the middle of August, and will last until 1 March 2016…

Cameroon FLNG reaches milestone

Jul 01, 2015

Golar LNG, national oil firm Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures (SNH) and French independent Perenco have agreed the commercial terms for the Africa's first floating LNG (FLNG) project. The project will be the first FLNG export project…

Tullow's TEN installation starts this month

Jul 01, 2015

Tullow Oil's TEN project offshore Ghana is ramping up towards offshore installation activities this month and is on budget and on track for first oil mid-2016, the firm said today.  The TEN project, named after the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme fields it will develop…

Woodside's Browse FLNG enters FEED

Jul 01, 2015

After postponing a final investment decision due to the low oil prices last December, Australian operator Woodside Petroleum has announced it will press forward into the FEED phase for its long-struggling Browse LNG mega project. The…

IOG eyes Skipper FPSO options

Jun 30, 2015

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has started discussions with potential floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel providers for its UK north Sea Skipper development.  The firm, which recently agreed to acquire 50% of the Skipper license from Alpha Petroleum…

Technip bags Libra FPSO topsides contract

Jun 30, 2015

Technip has won the contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for the topsides of what will become a floating production and offloading (FPSO) for Brazil's multi-billion barrel pre-salt Libra field. The FPSO, which will be a conversion from a shuttle tanker…

Fugro, Cross Group awarded intervention contract

Jun 29, 2015

Fugro’s multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi-well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf of Mexico. The campaign involves utilization of a top-tensioned 6…

Deepsea Bergen scheduled for yard stay

Jun 26, 2015

Odfjell Drilling awarded Aibel the yard stay contract for the rig Deepsea Bergen. The rig will arrive at Aibel's yard in Haugesund early autumn 2015. During the stay of approximately one month, Aibel will be performing various tasks in connection with special periodic survey…

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