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CNOOC enters AGC Profond off West Africa

Mar 29, 2017

Africa-focused Impact Oil and Gas farmed out 65% participating interest in a production sharing contract (PSC) and associated joint operating agreement in the AGC Profond block in the offshore joint development zone between Senegal and Guinea-Bissau to CNOOC UK…

SLB opens production technologies facility

Mar 28, 2017

Schlumberger has opened a new purpose-built Production Technologies Center of Excellence aimed at solving customers’ global challenges related to oil and gas production chemistry, particularly those encountered in deepwater, heavy oil and other extreme environments…

McDermott launches Middle East graduate training program

Mar 28, 2017

McDermott Middle East launched a specialized on-the-job graduate training program exclusively for students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). McDermott KSA graduates. Image from McDermott…

MacGregor opens VR training facility

Mar 27, 2017

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy for customers. It specializes in advanced simulation training and has a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom.  The…

FAR gains major stake off The Gambia

Mar 27, 2017

Erin Energy entered a definitive farmout agreement that will see FAR Ltd. acquire 80% interest and operatorship of Erin Energy’s offshore A2 and A5 blocks in The Gambia, West Africa. Erin Energy will retain a 20% working interest in both blocks…

BV acquires MAC

Mar 22, 2017

Bureau Veritas (BV) has acquired Marine Assurance & Consulting (MAC).  Based in Aberdeen, MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well as more than 40 associates. This transaction is in line with BV’s recent developments in the North Sea offshore sector…

Semco, Skipavika sign service preparedness agreement

Mar 15, 2017

Semco Maritime and Skipavika enter into strategic agreement on service preparedness for all rigs at the port facility Skipavika Terminal near Bergen. The agreement also comprises an intention to develop the submarine base Olavsvern near Tromsø as a rig service center…

PSA examines Gullfaks B lifting incident

Mar 09, 2017

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has launched an investigation into a lifting incident involving pipehandling on the Gullfaks B facility in the North Sea on 7 March 2017. Part of the Eagle Arm crane on this platform came loose and fell to the pipedeck…

Motive Offshore expands to Dundee Port

Mar 09, 2017

Motive Offshore Group has expanded its business with a six figure investment in a quayside fabrication facility in Dundee Port. After successfully negotiating with the port to take over the site, which boasts a deepwater quay side facility…

Total enters PTTEP Myanmar MD-7

Mar 09, 2017

PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has entered a partnership agreement with Total E&P Myanmar to divest 50% participating interest in the Myanmar MD-7 project, offshore Myanmar. Operator PTTEP will collaborate with Total in the exploration and development activities in the block…

McDermott expands Middle East markets

Mar 08, 2017

McDermott International plans to construct offshore production solutions in Saudi Arabia. McDermott signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco for a long-term land lease at the new maritime facility at Ras Al Khair in Saudi Arabia…

GustoMSC orders Bosch Rexroth CJS

Mar 06, 2017

Bosch Rexroth has received an order from GustoMSC to engineer, manufacture and commission the drive and control system for GustoMSC's most recent model in its series of continuous jacking systems. It is intended for a Japanese construction vessel…

Subsea Global Solutions acquires All-Sea

Mar 03, 2017

Subsea Global Solutions (SGS), a portfolio company of Denver-based private equity firm Lariat Partners, has acquired All-Sea Underwater Solutions (All-Sea), enabling the company to provide underwater ship maintenance, repair and marine construction solutions across the globe…

Polarcus extends South American campaign further

Mar 02, 2017

Polarcus has secured another extension for its 3D marine seismic project in South America. The original award, announced on 15 December 2015, was awarded by an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project in South America utilizing…

SapuraKencana bags US$100 million in contracts

Mar 02, 2017

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s (SKPB) has signed several awards through its wholly-owned subsidiaries with a combined value of approximately US$97.4 million (RM 433.6 million). SapuraKencana TL Offshore Sdn. Bhd. (SKTLO) has been awarded…

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