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Tower Wraps Thali Survey Off Cameroon

Feb 10, 2020

Africa-focused oil company Tower Resources has completed a geotechnical survey at its Thali license offshore Cameroon, ahead of the planned drilling operations later this year.'The Geoquip Marine survey vessel MV Investigator completed its survey…

Eni Charters KNOT Shuttle Tanker Pair

Feb 10, 2020

Italian oil firm Eni has signed an agreement with tanker operator Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) to charter two newbuild shuttle tankers.Shuttle tankers are used to offload oil from offshore platformsSouth Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering will build the two 124…

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Feb 07, 2020

Island Offshore took delivery of Island Victory, a new offshore installation vessel, at VARD Langsten today (Friday, February 7, 2020).Upon delivery the vessel will head straight into operation, spending a couple of weeks in the spot market…

Havyard Outsources Platform Supplier Work to Kleven

Feb 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel builder Havyard will outsource the construction of the Atlantic Harrier platform supply vessel to its compatriot yard Kleven, as delays with other projects have put a strain on Havyard’s Leirvik facility.The platform supplier was first ordered by Fafnir Offshore in 2014…

Ulstein Retrofits HMC Vessel to HLV

Feb 06, 2020

The marine contractor in the international offshore oil and gas and renewables industry Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted Ulstein Verft shipyard in 2018 to provide design and engineering services to convert their deepwater construction…

Prosafe Expects Drop in 2020 Fleet Utilization and Day Rates

Feb 06, 2020

Offshore accommodation provider Prosafe has forecast a tougher year ahead, compared to 2019, expecting a drop in flotel rig fleet utilization and day rates falling.The company on Thursday reported a quarterly net loss of $13.3 million (compared to a loss of 35…

Petrobras Charters AET Shuttle Tanker Trio for $525.6M

Feb 06, 2020

Tanker operator AET has won a long-term deal with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for the charter of three shuttle tankers that will offload oil from Petrobras' offshore oil platforms and FPSOs.AET said Thursday the long-term charters would…

Energean Braces for Coronavirus Impact on FPSO Delivery

Feb 06, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean might see further delay with the delivery of its FPSO hull from China on the back of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.Just last week, Energean said that the delivery of the hull of…

OSV Docks in Beirut Ahead of Lebanon's First Offshore Well Spud

Feb 05, 2020

The offshore platform supply vessel Lundstrom Tide has docked in the port of Beirut, ahead of the imminent start of the drilling of Lebanon's first offshore well.The vessel will support a drilling operation in the Total-operated Block 4, in the Mediterranean Sea…

Prelude FLNG Shut Down

Feb 05, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility off northwest Australia following an electrical trip on Feb. 2.Work is underway to restore full operations…

Aibel Clinches Bacalhau FPSO Award

Feb 05, 2020

Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC has awarded Aibel a Letter of Intent for an engineering services front end engineering and design (FEED) in relation to the recently awarded Bacalhau FPSO contract by Equinor.Bacalhau FPSO will be the largest ever…

Osbit Well Intervention System for FTAI Ocean

Feb 04, 2020

UK-based offshore technology company Osbit said it has been awarded a contract by FTAI Ocean, a subsidiary of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC (FTAI), to design and construct a new well intervention tower system.Osbit’s…

Orsted Working to Decarbonize Supply Chain

Feb 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Orsted has set out a plan to work with its service suppliers to decarbonize the supply chain by 2040. The move follows the Danish company's last week's commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025, and becoming…

Tower Resources Begins Cameroon Survey Ahead of Drilling

Feb 04, 2020

London-listed Tower Resources has started the site survey at its Thali license offshore Cameroon, ahead of the planned drilling operation at the NJOM-3 well.Tower Resources said Tuesday that the Geoquip Marine geotechnical drillship vessel MV…

FPSO P-70 'Stable' After Storm Pushes it Near Coast

Feb 03, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Friday that the recently delivered FPSO P-70 was stable after a storm that hit Rio de Janeiro last Thursday pushed the FPSO near a beach in Niteroi.'Due to the storm that hit the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night (01/30)…

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