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Blackhawk opens Mexico facility

Mar 16, 2016

Blackhawk Specialty Tools expanded its international operations in Mexico with the opening of a new subsidiary and operating facility in Villahermosa, Mexico. The new facility will located at Cardenas S/N KM 8 R/A. Anacleto Canabal 2da…

Wintershall eyes Vikafjell North drilling

Mar 14, 2016

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall a drilling permit for wildcat well 35/8-6 S, in block 35/8 of production license 248. Well 35/8-6 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility, a semisubmersible…

West Epsilon to P&A on Huldra

Mar 14, 2016

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Statoil consent to use the West Epsilon jackup drilling facility for permanent plugging of wells at Huldra 30/2-A, in production license 051. Statoil has allocated 215 days for the activity…

Viking Supply Ships lays up two PSVs

Mar 14, 2016

Due to a continued weak platform supply vessel (PSV) market, Viking Supply Ships has decided to lay up the PSV vessels Sol Viking and Freyja Viking with immediate effect. Sol Viking and Freyja Viking are medium sized PSVs equipped for…

OneSubsea bags BP West Nile Delta subsea gig

Mar 14, 2016

OneSubsea was awarded a contract from BP Exploration (Delta) and partner DEA (Deutsche Erdoel AG), to supply subsea production systems for the West Nile Delta Giza/Fayoum and Raven fields, situated offshore Egypt. The scope of supply…

Fugro lands DONG Walney survey

Mar 14, 2016

DONG Energy has appointed Fugro to perform offshore pre-construction surveys at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the UK’s Cumbria coast. The pre-construction and engineering survey will provide detailed information to the Walney Extension project team…

Petrofac to operate Anasuria

Mar 11, 2016

Petrofac has been appointed as duty holder to support UK joint venture Anasuria Operating Co. (AOC) to take over operatorship of Anasuria cluster in the North Sea. Anasuria Operating Co. is a joint venture company formed between Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad and Ping Petroleum…

Williams wins Appomattox gathering gig

Mar 11, 2016

Williams Partners reached an agreement with Shell Offshore and Nexen Petroleum Offshore to provide deepwater gas gathering services to the Appomattox development, in the Gulf of Mexico. Appomattox is located 80mi offshore from the nearest shoreline in Louisiana…

Semco inks Paragon MSS 1 work

Mar 11, 2016

Semco Maritime has been awarded a contract by Paragon Offshore for intermediate classification and service works on the Paragon MSS1 semisubmersible drilling rig. The service works will be performed at Semco Maritime’s rig facilities at Invergordon…

Aramco cuts Hercules dayrates

Mar 11, 2016

Saudi Aramco is reducing dayrates by 5% with Hercules Offshore for three jackup rigs. On 9 March, Saudi Aramco sent Hercules a notice of the reductions for five-year contracts for the Hercules 261 and Hercules 262 from US$67,000 per day to $63…

Statoil scraps business center plans

Mar 11, 2016

Statoil, in an effort to further improve efficiencies and reduce costs, has decided to not to proceed with the evaluations of a potential business center in Europe. “Employee representatives and management must continue their efforts to identify other actions to achieve this…

M Vest buys Atlantic Petroleum North Sea fields

Mar 10, 2016

Atlantic Petroleum has agreed to sell its Norwegian activities to M Vest Energy - a company partly owned by Atlantic's existing management. The Norwegian activities include all of Atlantic's assets and licenses, the liabilities of the licenses…

Baker Hughes enrolls in ROIP

Mar 09, 2016

Baker Hughes has enrolled in the new Regional Operational Integrity Program (ROIP) for the petroleum and natural gas industry to receive Gold Recognition for its Gulf of Mexico (GoM) Center of Excellence from the Wollam Petroleum Advisory Group (WPAG)…

SeaBird extends Hawker Explorer lease

Mar 08, 2016

SeaBird Exploration has signed an addendum to the charter party relating to M/V Hawk Explorer to further extend the lease on current payment terms from 31 May 2016 to 28 February 2017. At the end of the lease, the company will have the…

Farstad sells, delivers two vessels

Mar 04, 2016

Farstad Shipping has recently sold and delivered two vessels. The PSV Lady Grete was sold on behalf of Farstad Shipping’s Singapore subsidiary, and delivered to the new owner on 29 February 2016. The AHTS Far Sea was sold through Farstad Supply…

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