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GC Rieber Crew Boats Stay in Russian Far East

Jan 17, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner GC Rieber Shipping has clinched two crew-boat contract extensions in the Russian Far East.Through its JV with Russian company Prisco, GC Rieber signed a new 1+1 year charter agreements with Sakhalin Energy Investment…

Equinor OK to Use Island Wellserver for LWI

Jan 17, 2020

Norway's Equinor has obtained regulatory consent to use the Island Wellserver vessel.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway gave the oil company its approval to use the well intervention vessel in Norway in 2020.The consent applies to the use…

Yinson: 8th Extension for Lam Son FPSO

Jan 16, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing specialist Yinson has signed another short-term charter extension for the Lam Son FPSO offshore Vietnam.Yinson's Vietnam JV PTSC AP on Wednesday, January 15, entered into an eighth FPSO contract extension for the FPSO with PTSC…

GMS Lifts 2020 guidance

Jan 16, 2020

Abu Dhabi-based offshore energy services firm GMS has raised its 2020 EBITDA guidance compared to its 2019 outturn, citing new contracts and cost cuts.'Guidance for 2020 EBITDA is in the range of $57 - $62m, compared to an expected 2019 outturn…

Pacific Drilling Must Pay $320M for Rig Order Cancellation

Jan 16, 2020

A London arbitration tribunal has ordered offshore drilling company Pacific Drilling to pay $320 million to Samsung Heavy Industries for a 2015 drillship order cancellation.Pacific Drilling had ordered the Pacific Zonda ultra-deepwater drillship from Samsung in 2013…

Ezion Sells Offshore Vessel to Astro

Jan 15, 2020

Singapore’s troubled liftboat operator Ezion Holdings has signed a memorandum of agreement to sell its offshore vessel Teras Genesis to the offshore and maritime chartering and brokerage company Astro Offshore.Ezion, in an attempt to reduce cash burn and shift focus to liftboats…

Havila Clinches Deals For Offshore Vessel Duo

Jan 15, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping has scored two offshore vessel contracts in the North Sea region.First, Havila on Wednesday morning said it had entered into a contract with an unnamed UK oil company for the platform supply vessel Havila Crusader…

Borr Drilling Takes Delivery of Newbuild Jack-Up From Keppel

Jan 15, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor has taken delivery of a newbuild jack-up rig from Singapore's Keppel. This is Keppel's first rig delivery in 2020.Keppel said Wednesday that the offshore drilling rig, named Heimdal, was built to Keppel's KFELS B…

BW Energy Oslo Listing Set For 1Q 2020

Jan 15, 2020

BW Offshore's exploration and production subsidiary BW Energy is gearing up for an initial public offering of shares in the first quarter of 2020, and listing on the Oslo exchange an independent company.BW Energy was established by the FPSO…

Tower Gets More Time for Cameroon Drilling

Jan 15, 2020

Tower Resources has been given more time to explore at the Thali license in Cameroon.Tower said Wednesday that the country's authorities had granted it a one-year extension to the initial period of the exploration phase of the Thali PSC as requested by Tower…

Eni's Coral Sul FLNG hull launched

Jan 14, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has launched the hull of its Coral Sul FLNG unit at Samsung's Geoje yard in South Korea.Once completed the FLNG unit will be deployed over Eni's Coral reservoir in Area 4 offshore Mozambique and will be used to…

Polarcus Vessel Stays With Sovcomflot

Jan 14, 2020

Russian offshore vessel owner Sovcomflot will keep Polarcus’ Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel contracted for longer than previously agreed.The marine seismic vessel owner Polarcus had in December 2019 said that Sovcomflot would redeliver it the vessel on January 15…

Bourbon Assets Sold to SPP

Jan 13, 2020

Assets of the French offshore vessel owned Bourbon have been sold to SPP, a company owned by a group of French banks, following a court decision announced in December.The Marseilles Commercial Court on December 23 ruled the assets of Bourbon…

Subsea 7 Wins 'Very Large' Sangomar Contract

Jan 10, 2020

Offshore installation and construction specialist Subsea 7 has said it has won a 'very large' subsea equipment contract from Woodside for the Sangomar project offshore Senegal.Subsea 7 has won a contract in cooperation with Schlumberger's One…

Karoon: Stena Forth Drillship Reaches Peru

Jan 10, 2020

The Stena Forth drillship has arrived in the Port of Callao Lima Peru ahead of drilling the Marina-1 exploration well for Australia's Karoon Energy.The exploration well is located in Peru's Block Z-38 Tumbes Basin, where Karoon is the operator with a 40% net interest…

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