Dorado News

More Offshore Wind Work for Siem Offshore Vessel

Nov 26, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured another offshore wind contract for its multi-purpose support vessel Siem Dorado.According to Siem Offshore, the new contract has already started and will keep the vessel utilized into the first quarter of 2022…

Siem Offshore's Vessel Hired for Offshore Wind Work

Nov 11, 2021

Siem Offshore has won a contract for its multi-purpose support vessel Siem Dorado in the offshore wind market.The Norwegian vessel owner said the up to 210 days firm contract plus options, was with an undisclosed international client.The contract…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

Sembcorp Marine Wins Dorado FPSO FEED Deal with Altera

Sep 10, 2021

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has secured an exclusive contract from floating production firm Altera Infrastructure, to carry out the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) work for an FPSO to be built for Santos' Dorado oil and project offshore Australia…

Carnarvon Hires Valaris Jack-Up Rig for Buffalo Well in Timor Sea

Sep 02, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Petroleum has hired Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig to drill the Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea.'The drilling operations are expected to commence once the rig has completed its current operations…

Sapura Energy Bags FEED for Santos' Dorado Offshore Platform

Aug 26, 2021

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has won the FEED contract for the design, construction, and installation of the Wellhead Platform (WHP) for Dorado offshore development in Western Australia.The WHP will be an unmanned installation, located in 90 meters water over the Dorado oil and gas field…

Santos Selects Altera for Dorado FPSO FEED

Aug 23, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has awarded the FEED contract for the FPSO for the Dorado project offshore W. Australia to Altera Infrastructure.Located in the Bedout Sub-basin, Dorado is an oil and gas project which is planned to be developed in two phases…

Australia: Santos Starts Dorado Offshore Field FEED

Jun 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos on Tuesday announced the start of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Dorado field development in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia. Contracts are expected to be awarded in the next few months…

Siem Offshore Lands Offshore Vessel Charter in Guyana

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has won a contract for its Siem Dorado multi-purpose support vessel in Guyana.Siem Offshore said the contract was for 55 days firm, in addition to mobilization and demobilization fees, with extension options included…

Benthic Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Santos' Dorado Site

May 26, 2021

Benthic, part of Acteon's geoservices division, has said it has completed geotechnical site investigation services for Santos at the Dorado field off the coast of Western Australia.Benthic said this week that the work at the Dorado site involved…

Carnarvon: Buffalo Drilling Rig Tender Nears Completion. Spud Date Set for Q4

May 11, 2021

The tender process for an offshore drilling rig to be used for the drilling of Carnarvon Petroleum's and Advance Energy's Buffalo offshore well in the Timor Sea is nearing completion, and the spud date is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021…

Total Declares Force Majeure on $20B Mozambique LNG Project After Attacks

Apr 26, 2021

French energy group Total declared force majeure on its $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique and confirmed it had withdrawn all staff from the construction site following insurgent attacks last month.Dozens of civilians…

Australia: Santos Looking to Sell Down Stake in Dorado Offshore Oil Project

Apr 08, 2021

Australian gas producer Santos has hired Goldman Sachs to sell a 20%-30% stake in its Dorado oil project and Bedout exploration portfolio offshore western Australia, according to a sales document seen by Reuters and confirmed by the group.Dorado…

Santos Books Noble Jack-Up to Drill Near Dorado Field in Australia

Mar 03, 2021

Australian oil company Santos has chartered the Noble Tom Prosser jackup drilling rig to drill the Pavo-1 and Apus-1 exploration wells, offshore W. Australia, Carnarvon Petroleum, a partner in the project has informed.The company, which is working…

Carnarvon Gearing Up for Buffalo Drilling Start

Feb 15, 2021

Australian oil company Carnarvon Petroleum is gearing up to start drilling at its Buffalo oil field project, in the Timor Sea, offshore East Timor.The company has awarded the drilling management services to Petrofac, which will include completion of detailed well design…

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