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GE to deliver Chinese LNG carriers

Jul 11, 2013

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation, was awarded a contract from GE for the supply of power and propulsion systems for six LNG carriers that it will build in its shipyard in Shanghai for major Asian shipping companies…

Chevron picks Fugro for Angola work

Jul 11, 2013

Fugro was awarded a three-year contract by Chevron’s subsidiary, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd., to support its development program at Block 0, off the coast of Cabinda province, Angola. The contract includes the provision of offshore…

SapuraKencana wins Malaysian EPCIC

Jul 11, 2013

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kencana HL Sdn Bhd was awarded a three-year US $180 million contract from Trans Thai-Malaysia Sdn Bhd (TTM) to provide engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning…

GE wins subsea deal

Jul 11, 2013

GE Oil & Gas and Pemex Exploration and Production have signed an US$84 million agreement for the supply and installation of subsea wellheads for Pemex’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico. GE will supply SMS800 and DWHC 700 high capacity wellheads…

Wood Group secures contract

Jul 11, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has secured its second North Sea duty-holder contract extension this year. Valued at about US$200 million (£140 million), the life-ofield contract from Ithaca Energy will see WGPSN operate and deliver managed services…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jul 11, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers project management, engineering, fabrication, installation, and pre-commissioning of more than 48km of 10…

Analysis: Independents’ frontier successes ramp wider offshore activity

Jul 10, 2013

Analysis: Perspectives Independent oil companies have led the way opening new frontiers in recent years, but this may change as companies of all sizes have locked-up huge swathes of frontier acreage, creating opportunities for exploration-driven deals…

Total E&P Australia discovers gas

Jul 10, 2013

Browse Basin gas discovery Total E&P Australia discovered gas at the Bassett West-1 exploration well in WA-408-P in the Browse Basin off Western Australia state. The well is about 475km north-northeast of Broome and reached 5239m TD in 368m of water…

Taleveras agrees to farmout area to Lukoil Overseas

Jul 10, 2013

Lukoil Farmin African independent Taleveras agreed to farmout a 65% interest and operatorship in Ivory Coast Block CI-504 to Lukoil Overseas, a subsidiary of Russian oil firm Lukoil. Taleveras will retain 25% interest and Petroci, the Ivory Coast’s national oil company…

DNO International increases acreage offshore Tunisia

Jul 10, 2013

DNO increases Tunisia acreage DNO International is increasing its acreage offshore Tunisia and plans to drill next year. Its subsidiary DNO Tunisia AS has entered a farm-in agreement with Atlas Petroleum National des Hydrocarbures et…

Ithaca Energy agrees to farm-out deals with Euroil and Shell

Jul 10, 2013

Euroil, Shell farmin UK-based Ithaca Energy has agreed to farm-out deals with Euroil and Shell for several North Sea blocks. Euroil, a subsidiary of Edison International, will take a 25% interest in Ithaca’s west of Shetland licenses P1631 and P1832…

Maersk Oil’s vessel undergone a major dry dock overhaul

Jul 10, 2013

Gryphon Alpha FPSO Maersk Oil’s vessel, stationed about 280km northeast of Aberdeen in the North Sea, has undergone a major dry dock overhaul, while infield subsea infrastructure was removed and replaced. A 4D seismic survey and near-field drilling was also done over the area…

FloaTEC Singapore Pte Ltd. mates Petrobras P-61

Jul 10, 2013

FloaTEC mates P-61 modules FloaTEC Singapore Pte Ltd. mated the topsides and hull of Petrobras P-61, Brazil’s first tension-leg wellhead platform (TLWP) near the BrasFELS yard in Angra dos Reis, southern Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil…

FPSO Cidade de Paraty beginning production from the Lula Nordeste field

Jul 10, 2013

Cidade de Paraty in production FPSO Cidade de Paraty went on stream, beginning production from the Lula Nordeste field in the Santos Basin presalt play. It is about 300km off Brazil, in the northeast corner of Block BM-S-11. The FPSO can process up to 120…

RWE Dea signs agreement with Petronas Suriname E&P BV

Jul 10, 2013

RWE in Suriname RWE Dea signed a farm-in agreement with Petronas Suriname E&P BV, acquiring 40% interest in Block 52 off Suriname. The block is in the Guyana-Suriname Basin 120km off the northeast coast of South America in 100-1,000m deep water and has potential in Upper Cretaceous strata…

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