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Saipem Scores Additional Zohr Work

Dec 20, 2018

Italian services company Saipem said it has secured more than $1.2 billion worth of additional work for the “supergiant” Zohr field development project, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea.Saipem announced on Thursday it won an offshore contract addendum with Petrobel…

Schlumberger Bags Equinor Contract for Subsea Boosting System

Dec 19, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company.The contract is for the supply of the industry’s first all-electric actuated subsea boosting system for the Vigdis Field in the Norwegian North Sea…

Petrofac Wins Ithaca Contract

Dec 18, 2018

Services provider Petrofac said its Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has secured a construction and commissioning contract with Ithaca Energy to prepare the FPF-1 floating production facility for the BP-operated Vorlich field in the Central North Sea…

Saipem Nearing Deal for Russian LNG Work

Dec 18, 2018

Italian energy contractor Saipem plans to sign a deal this week with Novatek to build offshore platforms for the Russian firm's liquefied natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to talks told Reuters.Novatek aims to produce as much LNG as Qatar…

Indonesia Approves Eni’s Merakes Project

Dec 18, 2018

Italian energy giant Eni announced that Indonesia has approved its investment plan for the Merakes project, located in the Kutei Basin, offshore East Kalimantan.Eni will now start work on developing the project, which will involve drilling and constructing subsea wells in water depths of 1…

Subsea 7 Wins Shearwater Deal from Shell

Dec 18, 2018

Offshore engineering and construction specialist Subsea 7 has won an EPCI contract from Royal Dutch Shell for the Shearwater Fulmar Gas Line (FGL) Re-Plumb project, located approximately 140 miles east of Aberdeen in the UK central North Sea…

World’s Largest Spar Platform on Stream

Dec 17, 2018

A video from Norway's Equinor outlines the road to production at the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea, which opened a new region for gas export to Europe when it came on stream on Sunday.“Located in 1,300 meters of water, this is…

Solstad Scores Long-term Charter with Total

Dec 14, 2018

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore ASA, together with its local partner Petro Services, has entered into a contract with Total Exploration & Production Congo for the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Sleipner.The contract has a duration of two years firm plus four six-month options…

First Steel Cut for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

Dec 13, 2018

Kvaerner and Aker Solutions on Thursday cut the first steel plate for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup offshore field development, kicking off Norway’s largest industrial project in three decades.The two Norwegian engineering firms have been working in a 50/50 joint venture under a NOK 3…

Western Gas Chooses McDermott, BHGE for Equus Project

Dec 12, 2018

Western Gas announced Wednesday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with oil and gas service and technology providers McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), for the development of the Equus Gas Project offshore Western Australia…

Hornsea One Export Cable Installation Completed

Dec 11, 2018

The installation of export cables at the world's largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea One in the North Sea off the coast of England, has been completed several months ahead of schedule, Danish operator Ørsted announced Tuesday.With offshore export cables totaling 467km…

Sapura Energy Narrows Losses

Dec 06, 2018

Malaysia's largest oil and gas services company Sapura Energy narrowed third-quarter net losses as broader operating income more than offset losses at its drilling business.Sapura's third-quarter net loss was 31.1 million ringgit ($7.5 million)…

Aqualis Offshore Wins McDermott Contract

Dec 05, 2018

Aqualis Offshore announced Tuesday it has entered into a five-year master services agreement with McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to provide engineering reviews and marine warranty services for the company’s offshore operations in Singapore, Vietnam…

Norway Spending Surges

Dec 04, 2018

New North Sea, Baltic Sea pipeline adds to Norway’s $20.5 billion 2019 spendNorway — that most capital-intensive of oil provinces — will see investments offshore increase by $2.34 billion in 2019, after a year that saw seven oilfield projects…

BP Names New GoM Platform Argos

Dec 03, 2018

The new floating production unit currently being constructed for the Mad Dog 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico will be named Argos, U.K. oil major BP announced.BP said the name was chosen by the project team and an employee survey and…

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