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First Steel Cut for Karish and Tanin FPSO

Nov 27, 2018

Energean Oil and Gas announced that first steel was cut on the Karish and Tanin floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel at the COSCO yard in Zhoushan, China, on Monday. The FPSO is scheduled to be delivered to the Karish field offshore Israel in late 2020…

Rolls-Royce to Equip New Drilling Rigs

Nov 27, 2018

Rolls-Royce said it has signed agreements for the supply of mooring equipment to drilling rigs under construction at Singapore’s KeppelFELS yard and China Merchants Heavy Industry’s facility in Jiangsu, China.The 12-point mooring system Rolls…

Boskalis Inks Pact with Saudi Aramco

Nov 26, 2018

Dutch offshore services provider Royal Boskalis Westminster has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco's Long Term Agreement (LTA) for Offshore Facilities program.Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell…

SBM Orders Second Fast4Ward FPSO Hull

Nov 21, 2018

SBM Offshore signed a contract Wednesday for a second hull in its planned series of Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) with Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore Co., Ltd. (SWS).The order…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Substation Nears Completion

Nov 21, 2018

Ten months after the final assembly of the offshore substation (OSS) for the new Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm started at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV), the substation topside has now been moved outside the construction hall so that further outfitting can take place…

Subtech Wins Middle East Contracts

Nov 21, 2018

Specialist marine and subsea services provider Subtech Group announced on Tuesday it has recently secured multimillion dollar contracts with an oil and gas contractor, supporting a number of offshore and subsea projects across the Middle East…

Heerema to Sell Two Fabrication Yards

Nov 20, 2018

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) announced Tuesday that it intends to divest its activities at the locations in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands and Hartlepool, U.K. The Dutch firm, which builds large structures for the offshore energy industry,…

TurkStream Gas Conduit Offshore Section Complete

Nov 19, 2018

The pipe-laying vessel  Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.  The TurkStream pipeline will carry Russian gas across the Black Sea to Turkey.The…

Nexans Wins Hornsea 2 Contract

Nov 19, 2018

Nexans announced Monday it has secured a contract to supply of over 200 kilometers of the high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export cable system for the near shore section of  the world's largest offshore wind farm. The contract…

Abkatun-A2 Sail Away

Nov 15, 2018

The largest oil platform to be constructed in Mexico in the last decade has left McDermott International's fabrication yard in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico.The 15,000-metric-ton PB-Abkatun-A2 platform is scheduled to be installed for PEMEX in…

Lukoil Drills Second Yury Korchagin Well

Nov 14, 2018

Lukoil announced Wednesday that it has completed the construction of the second production well from the wellhead platform at the Yury Korchagin field in the Caspian Sea.The single-bore well with horizontal completion was drilled from a jack-up rig in the eastern part of the field…

'Recovery' Led by OSVs with Engineers On Board

Nov 14, 2018

A report back in 2014 from numbers crunchers Rystad Energy — about the timing of an upturn for subsea engineering — appears to be proving largely true. Recovery, it said, would begin haltingly in two parts: first subsea services and then subsea equipment…

Ca Tam Field to Start Production January 15

Nov 13, 2018

Vietsovpetro, a Vietnam-Russia oil joint venture, will start crude oil production at the Ca Tam field offshore southern Vietnam from Jan. 15, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.Ca Tam is the first new field to be brought…

Lundin Norway Awards EPCI Contract to WorleyParsons

Nov 09, 2018

Rosenberg WorleyParsons has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) by Lundin Norway ASO in the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The services include planning, engineering, prefabrication, offshore installation and commissioning support…

Aquaterra Bags More Johan Sverdrup Work

Nov 08, 2018

Aquaterra Energy announced Thursday it has been awarded a contract by Equinor to deliver early well construction operations for the next 16 wells of the Johan Sverdrup field development in the Norwegian North Sea.The award follows Aquaterra…

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