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OE Daily: 2018 / September

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 13:42

Transocean to Buy Ocean Rig in $2.7 Bln Deal

Offshore oil driller Transocean Ltd said on Tuesday it would buy peer Ocean Rig UDW Inc in a $2.7 billion cash-and-stock deal, its second major…
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 22:00

SBM Offshore to Pay Additional Fines to Petrobras

SBM Offshore has reached a settlement to pay additional leniency fines of 200 million reais ($48.27 million) to Brazil's state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA,…
Maersk Drilling and Aker BP have signed a one-year contract to deploy the Maersk Integrator jack-up rig off Norway from June 2019, Aker BP said…
Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak will meet with his U.S. counterpart Rick Perry on Thursday to discuss the situation on global oil and gas markets,…
Swire Seabed announced it has secured a framework agreement with Wintershall Norge AS for the provision of marine subsea services (MSS) in the North Sea.…
© Namthip / Adobe Stock Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling stalled and investors anticipated lower supply once new U.S. sanctions against Iran's…
Though the tanker market has been a global maritime laggard in 2018, with overcapacity cited as the chief culprit, apparently it could not dissuade PAO…
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 09:58

Electrification in a New Era for the O&G Industry

With the recovery in oil prices, deepwater and ultradeep water oil and gas (O&G) projects are the focus of renewed interest. Project viability will come…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 08:10

Aker BP CEO Predicts Fast Johan Sverdrup Ramp-up

Aker BP, a partner in Norway's giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield, expects a fast ramp-up of production when the initial development phase ends in late 2019,…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 08:15

Oil Slips from 4-month Highs

Oil prices fell on Thursday, slipping back from four-month highs as investors focused on the risk that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent…
A U.K. based subsea mooring and cable protection specialist has been called on to help connect wind turbine generator platforms to mooring lines at a…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 10:04

Green Energy on the Rise in Thailand

BCPG Public Company is looking at ways in which innovation in technology and energy management are encouraging consumers to generate reusable energy and sell it…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:57

Petrofac Secures Well Engineering Contracts

Photo: Petrofac Petrofac has strengthened its global Well Engineering contracts portfolio following a series of award wins worth a combined value of around $20 million.Petrofac…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:47

Havyard Bags Shipbuilding Contracts

Norway's Havyard Ship Technology said it has secured orders to build up to three vessels for a foreign customer in the offshore renewable energy sector.The…
Monday, 17 September 2018 23:25

BW Adolo FPSO Produces First Oil Featured

BW Offshore has announced that first oil from the BW Adolo FPSO was safely achieved on Sunday, 18 months after the initial investment was made…
Monday, 17 September 2018 23:33

ESVAGT Orders Two SOVs from Havyard

Danish shipowner ESVAGT and offshore wind farm developer MHI Vestas have sealed long-term contracts for the delivery of two new service operation vessels (SOVs) for…
China's CNOOC Ltd started producing crude oil at 1/3/8/9 block of the Penglai 19-3 oilfield off north China's Bohai Bay, the company said in a…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:41

BSM Launches a Offshore Division Featured

In what can be construed as another positive sign for the turnaround of the offshore energy markets, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) said it has set…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:47

Goliat Oilfield Shut for Maintenance

Oil production at Eni's Arctic Goliat field off the coast of Norway was shut on Monday for planned maintenance, a company spokeswoman told Reuters. (Photo:…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 09:29

UTEC Names Rahmatullah Middle East Director

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has appointed Nadir Rahmatullah as the commercial and strategy director of its Middle East and…
CGG commenced acquisition of a high-density, rich-azimuth, towed-streamer multi-client survey in the UK West Shetland Basin.  Location map for CGG’s rich-azimuth survey north-west of the…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 11:17

Digitization of the Norwegian Continental Shelf Featured

A new web-based tool is being used for the first time offshore for collecting, systematizing and presenting safety critical information on the Goliat platform in…
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:32

Aker Solutions Wins Services Contract in Brazil

Petrobras has awarded Aker Solutions a contract to provide maintenance and modifications services for nine platforms at oil and gas fields in the Campos Basin…
Germany will chose a city to host a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by year end's in what its economy minister on Tuesday called…
As momentum continues to slowly ramp up in the offshore sector, Horizon Maritime said it has grown its fleet with the addition of another multifunctional…
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 08:45

Aker Bets on Software Engineers for Its Oil Business Featured

When the owners of Norwegian oil firm Aker BP decided to digitise its assets and operations, they searched high and low for the right software…
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:38

Hydra Preparing for Offshore Upturn

Offshore and subsea construction company Hydra said it has entered into the saturation diving market in anticipation of an offshore oil and gas sector rebound.…
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:03

Maersk to Merge Damco, Ocean Product Units

Photo courtesy of Maersk A.P. Moller-Maersk will merge Damco Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line's Ocean Product, the Danish shipping giant announced on Wednesday, as…
Monday, 17 September 2018 04:34

PTS Gains ATEX Certification for Test Pumps

An Aberdeen-based energy industry service company has become the first rental business in the UK to obtain vital safety accreditation for important offshore testing equipment.…
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