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Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

May 23, 2019

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel, which cost Heerema about $1.5 billion, is equipped with two cranes that can reach a height of 220 metres, taller than the top of Singapore's iconic boat-shaped Marina Bay Sands hotel…

Acta Marine Names Third Walk to Work CSV

5 hours ago

Acta Marine has held a naming ceremony for its latest walk-to-work construction support vessel Acta Centaurus in Den Helder, the Netherlands.Mrs. Marianne van Oord named the vessel Acta Centaurus. Centaurus being one of the stellar constellations in the northern hemisphere…

Floating Production Picking Up -Report

May 23, 2019

A collection of new orders may signal good news for the floating production sector, says a recent market report from International Maritime Associates and World Energy Reports (IMA/WER).Since the start of 2019, there have been 10 orders for floating production units…

N-Sea Names New Chief Executive

May 23, 2019

N-Sea Holding announced Thursday it has appointed Arno van Poppel as Chief Executive of the Netherlands based subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services provider.van Poppel succeeds Gerard Keser, who steps down from his current…

Zennor Completes Drilling at Finlaggan

May 23, 2019

UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company Zennor Petroleum said drilling and testing operations have been completed at its operated Finlaggan field development in the UK Central North Sea.The development project is targeting 30mmboe…

Solstad Offshore Bags New PSV Contracts

May 23, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has been awarded contracts for two platform supply vessels (PSVs) in Norway.Solstad said in a press release that Wintershall Dea had awarded a 10-well firm plus options…

The Journey to Autonomous Operations

May 22, 2019

Autonomous installations have the potential to save operators money by enhancing operational stability for more uptime and increased safety. Achieving those benefits requires confidence from companies and regulators. Companies like ABB are part…

Dana Gas Spuds Merak-1 Offshore Egypt

May 22, 2019

Dana Gas said it commenced drilling operations on Monday at its Merak-1 well, offshore Egypt in the hopes of finding world-class natural gas resources in a basin where several giant discoveries have been made in recent years.The location is in 755 meters of water in the North El Arish concession…

Newpark Eyes Deepwater Opportunities

May 21, 2019

New deepwater technologies and service capabilities from drilling fluids provider Newpark aim to help offshore oil and gas customers tackle challenging environments with faster, safer and cleaner results.The company's expanded portfolio of stimulation…

Shelf Bags Middle East Work for Jack-up

May 21, 2019

Oslo-listed Shelf Drilling,  world's largest contractor of jack-up rigs, has secured a three-year contract offshore the Arabian Peninsula.The company’s recently acquired premium newbuild jackup drilling rig Shelf Drilling Achiever will likely start the program in 4Q 2019…

PGS, TGS in Canada 3D Shoot

May 21, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and Norwegian marine seismic specialist Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announced the Torngat 3D multi-client project in Offshore East Canada.Torngat 3D will cover approximately 3,287 km2 and encompasses sections…

Eni Secures Offshore Argentina Block

May 21, 2019

The Argentinian authorities have officially awarded the exploration license of offshore block MLO 124 to an Eni-led consortium.An Eni-led consortium wins an exploration license of offshore block MLO 124 from the  authorities, said a press release…

Saipem Scores Drilling Work

May 20, 2019

Italian services provider Saipem said it has been awarded new contracts in offshore drilling in Norway and the Middle East totaling over $100 million.One contract was signed with Repsol Norge AS for the drilling of a well for operations in Norway expected to commence in the third quarter of 2019…

Sapura Bags Five Contracts

May 20, 2019

Malaysian integrated oil and gas services company Sapura Energy Berhad has been awarded five new contracts valued at approximately RM1.3 billion ($US311 million).All five contracts have been awarded to the Sapura’s wholly owned subsidiaries…

Investors Push BP to Fight Climate Change

May 17, 2019

BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act.After BP's 2018 carbon emissions rose to their highest in six years…

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