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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…

Kosmos adds former Total exec to board

Dec 09, 2015

Kosmos Energy announced that Yves-Louis Darricarrère has been appointed to its board of directors effective immediately. Darricarrère retired earlier this year from Total after a distinguished 37 year career in which he served most recently as executive vice president of Total…

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…

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…

McDermott lands Trinidad development contract

Dec 08, 2015

McDermott International announced it has been awarded a sizeable transport and installation contract by an upstream oil and gas operator for a project offshore Trinidad, West Indies. The contract award includes the transport and installation of a 1000-tonne deck and 1600-tonne jacket…

Statoil commissions Songa Equinox in Troll field

Dec 08, 2015

Songa Equinox has commenced drilling operations under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil at the Troll Field on the Norwegian continental shelf, and the rig is now on operating rate. Songa Equinox is the first rig in a series of four Category D semisubmersible drilling rigs…

Seadrill, Chevron extend rig contracts

Dec 08, 2015

Seadrill Partners has secured one-year contract extensions for the T-15 and T-16 tender rigs with Chevron Thailand E&P.   The contracts will now expire in July and August 2019, respectively.  The total backlog of the two contract extensions is approximately US$80 million…

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