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SBM Offshore inks Petrobras FPSO bid

Dec 16, 2015

Amsterdam-based SBM Offshore announced that it received from Petrobras the formal invitation to tender for the Sépia and Libra FPSOs (floating production, storage and offloading), as referenced in the company’s Q3 trading update of 11 November…

Wood Group bags main Statoil deal

Dec 16, 2015

Wood Group has been awarded a main contractor framework agreement worth approximately US$400 million to deliver maintenance and modification services to four Statoil installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). Wood Group Mustang Norway will provide this support for the Snorre A&B…

Laminaria to test wave technology at EMEC

Dec 15, 2015

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has signed Flemish wave energy developer Laminaria to test its innovative wave energy converter at EMEC's grid-connected wave test site at Billia Croo, off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Laminaria's technology…

Rosneft completes 2015 seismic program

Dec 15, 2015

Rosneft has completed its 2015 geological exploration program at offshore licenses using 2D seismic survey methods that covered 20,434km in the Kara Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Laptev Sea. For the first time, 2D seismic exploration was carried out with support of an integrated information system…

W&T in 'significant' Ewing hit

Dec 15, 2015

W&T Offshore announced a 'significant discovery' at the Ewing Banks 954 A-8 exploratory well located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.  The EW 954 A-8 well penetrated a total of 150ft of measured depth hydrocarbon pay contained in two sands…

Wood Group expands automation services to Asia

Dec 15, 2015

Wood Group is continuing to expand its Automation and Control business, establishing automation capabilities at Wood Group Mustang’s Kuala Lumpur office to serve the Asia Pacific market. With this entry into the Asia Pacific markets,…

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…

Rosneft: 2 million produced from Chayvo oil field

Dec 14, 2015

Rosneft produced 2 million tonne of oil since the production start at the Northern Tip of Chayvo field in 2014.   Image from Rosneft. The Northern Tip of Chayvo field is located in the Sakhalin shelf area…

Trio gets manned diving ops ok

Dec 14, 2015

Statoil, Gassco and ExxonMobil have received consent for manned underwater operations in 2016, from the Petroleum Saftey Authority (PSA) of Norway. The services are to be supplied by Technip and Subsea 7.   Image from Statoil…

Ezra gets new chairman

Dec 14, 2015

Ezra Holding appointed group founder Lee Kian Soo as its non-executive chairman after Koh Poh Tiong steps down with effect from 1 February 2016.  Soo has been in the shipping and offshore support services industry for more than 40 years…

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…

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…

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…

Aptomar develops environmental monitoring service

Dec 11, 2015

International oil spill player Aptomar has developed a new method for environmental monitoring, designed for the oil companies to have round the clock monitoring, detection and reporting on unintended oil spills.   Image…

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