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Saipem awarded US$196 million in contracts

Dec 15, 2015

Saipem has been awarded new engineering and construction offshore contracts cumulatively valued at US$196 million (€180 million). The most significant initiatives are: Johan Sverdrup Export Pipelines Project  Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partners…

Jumbo transports piles destined for Prelude

Dec 15, 2015

Image from Jumbo. Jumbo's J-class vessels Jumbo Jubilee and Fairpartner were scheduled to transport 16 piles to Shell's Prelude field, site of the world's first FLNG vessel, off the coast of northwest Australia…

Well-Centric bags US$12 million in Apache work

Dec 15, 2015

Wellhead servicing specialist Well-Centric secured a US$12 million (£8 million) contract to provide offshore and onshore maintenance and repair services to Apache’s North Sea subsidiaries. The three-year deal will see Dyce-based Well-Centric provide offshore wellhead maintenance services…

KrisEnergy completes Mustika-1 off Thailand

Dec 14, 2015

KrisEnergy, an independent upstream oil and gas company, announces that it has completed drilling of the Mustika-1 exploration well in the Sakti production sharing contract (PSC) in the East Java Sea.   Image from KrisEnergy…

Shell, BG to shed 2800 jobs as merger clears

Dec 14, 2015

Shell has cleared the final regulatory approval for its US$70 billion acquisition of BG Group, after receiving 'unconditional merger clearance' from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). This approval from China is the final regulatory…

Eidesvik PSVs win Total contracts

Dec 11, 2015

The platform supply vessels Viking Lady and Viking Athene have been awarded a contract with Total E&P Norge for one well starting mid December 2015. The duration of this contract is estimated to 75 days. Viking Prince has also…

Ezra, Chiyoda joint venture approved

Dec 11, 2015

Ezra Holdings announced that it has received approval from shareholders for its proposed 50:50 subsea joint venture with Chiyoda Corp. At the company’s extraordinary general meeting (EGM) held today, 99.97% of shareholders voted in support…

Statoil gets Maria field modification consent

Dec 11, 2015

Statoil has received consent for modifications at Kristin and Tyrihans in connection with tie-in of the Maria field. Kristin is a gas condensate field at Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea. Statoil is the operator of the field, which has…

EMGS enters US GoM 3D deal

Dec 09, 2015

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) announces that the company has entered into a data licensing agreement with an international oil company for the provision of 3D EM data from the multi-client data library over the Daybreak project located in the western US Gulf of Mexico worth a total of US$1…

Fugro awarded PGS positioning contract

Dec 09, 2015

Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract by PGS for the provision of precise satellite positioning systems for its entire seismic vessel fleet. Fugro, a provider of precise satellite positioning to the offshore oil and gas industry…

OIS picks Shellard as managing director

Dec 09, 2015

Image: Colin Shellard/ Offshore Installation Services Offshore Installation Services (OIS) named Colin Shellard as its new managing director. Based in Aberdeen, Shellard is responsible for setting the strategy at OIS…

Amplus, Technip tag team North Sea marginal fields

Dec 09, 2015

Amplus Energy Services, a floating production solutions firm headquartered in Aberdeen’s Grandholm area, has struck a deal with Technip in the UK to work together to develop untapped oil reserves in marginal fields in the North Sea. With…

Helix delays Q7000 newbuild

Dec 08, 2015

Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions and Jurong Shipyard entered into a second amendment to delay the construction of Helix’s Q7000 newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel. Image from Helix Energy Solutions…

Trendsetter gets high pressure capping contract

Dec 08, 2015

Trendsetter Engineering was awarded a contract to design, manufacture and test the industry’s first 20,000 psi valve‐based capping stack. This capping stack will be capable of containing high pressure, high temperature subsea oil wells in the event of a subsea well‐control incident…

eDrilling launches engineering simulator

Dec 08, 2015

Image from eDrilling. eDrilling announced that they have launched a simulator for drilling and well engineering and training of all engineering disciplines, to help the industry with efficient and safe well delivery…

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