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Gibdock repairs Normand Pacific

Jun 19, 2015

Gibraltar-based ship repair company Gibdock has built up a close working relationship with Solstad Offshore, with a number of the Norwegian operator’s specialist offshore craft being repaired at the yard over the past few years. This…

GulfSlope grabs two GoM blocks

Jun 19, 2015

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) awarded GulfSlope Energy two offshore lease blocks for which it was the high bidder at offshore lease sale 235 in the central Gulf of Mexico. The company will control 107,961 acres covering 19 prospects…

ConocoPhillips to use Maersk Gallant at Eldfisk

Jun 18, 2015

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted ConocoPhillips consent to use the Maersk Gallant mobile drilling facility for plugging and abandoning a production well at Eldfisk 2/7 A. Eldfisk is an oil field lying due south of Ekofisk in 70-75m of water in the southern North Sea…

Wood Group gets Saudi Aramco contract

Jun 18, 2015

Wood Group has been awarded an offshore maintain potential program contract by Saudi Aramco for greenfield and brownfield engineering services, procurement and construction management support for new facilities in the Arabian Gulf.  The six-year contract…

Wintershall to sell assets to Tellus

Jun 18, 2015

Wintershall, a 100%-BASF subsidiary, plans to optimize its portfolio by selling to Tellus Petroleum its interest in assets in four non-operated fields in a US$602 million deal. The fields include Knarr (where Wintershall owns a 20% interest)…

Allspeeds invests in new facilities

Jun 17, 2015

Cutting tools specialist Allspeeds has invested over US$316,000 (£200,000) in new product development facilities at the company’s headquarters in Accrington, Lancashire to increase the competitiveness and applications for the company’s Webtool cutting tools in the subsea…

ITC completes Shelf Drilling fleet transition

Jun 17, 2015

ITC Global completed installation and commissioning of communications systems for 35 rigs in the Shelf Drilling, Ltd.’s fleet. Shelf Drilling is the world’s second largest contractor of independent-leg cantilever jackup rigs. Headquartered in Dubai…

Zamakona ups capacity at Repnaval

Jun 17, 2015

Zamakona Yards’ Repnaval shipyard has increased its capacity by operating an additional slipway. Repnaval Shipyard. From Repnaval. Repnaval is located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria…

JV establishes North Sea decommissioning facility

Jun 17, 2015

Peterson and UK-based Veolia announced a US$1.5 million investment in the development of a new, purpose built decommissioning facility in Great Yarmouth.  The new site in Great Yarmouth port, operated with joint venture partner Veolia…

MEO, Brooke Dockyard form consortium

Jun 17, 2015

MEO Australia Malaysian-based Brooke Dockyard & Engineering Work Corp. signed an agreement to form a consortium to cooperate to identify and jointly bid on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities within Sarawak and the whole of Malaysia…

Strapped Seadrill sells drillship

Jun 17, 2015

Seadrill Ltd. is selling the West Polaris ultra deepwater drillship to Seadrill Operating in a US$204 million cash deal. The West Polaris. From Seadrill. Seadrill Partners LLC owns 58% of its subsidiary Seadrill Operating…

DeepOcean, BG Group sign five-year IMR contract

Jun 16, 2015

BG Group awarded DeepOcean a five-year inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) contract. The contract covers all ROV-based IMR work for BG Group on its UK and Norwegian subsea assets. DeepOcean will use vessels from its North Sea-based fleet for work under this contract…

MacGregor wins DSME supply

Jun 16, 2015

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. in South Korea to supply a range of Hatlapa deck machinery for 10 172,600cu m liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. MacGregor will deliver electrically-driven deck machinery…

Ocean Installer bags Balder deal

Jun 16, 2015

ExxonMobil awarded Ocean Installer its first call-off contract for subsea well tie-back, engineering, IRM (inspection, maintenance and repair), ROV and associated services at the Balder field. The Normand Mermaid…

J2 Subsea opens subsea tooling facility

Jun 15, 2015

J2 Subsea opened a new subsea tooling facility at sister Acteon company, Seatronics’, subsea electronics location in Houston. The new facility marks the next stage in J2 Subsea’s global expansion plan. North American customers can…

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