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Subsea ‘Smart Standardization’

Nov 19, 2018

Enpro Subsea & Kosmos Energy commit to subsea ‘smart standardization’ in Gulf of MexicoEnpro Subsea reached a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Kosmos Energy (formerly Deep Gulf Energy) aimed at providing enhanced subsea architecture and…

Ampelmann Completes Half a Million Safe Transfers for BP

Nov 18, 2018

Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has reached a new milestone: 500,000 safe personnel transfers for BP globally.The  provider of offshore personnel transfer system completed its first transfer for the oil major in Trinidad &…

Ineos to Buy ConocoPhillips North Sea Assets

Nov 18, 2018

Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe's oil and gas company Ineos Group Holdings is in exclusive talks with ConocoPhillips to buy North Sea oil and gas fields worth $3 billion from the U.S. energy company.Various news paper reports say that British…

SBM Offshore Wins AIP for Wind Floater Design from ABS

Nov 18, 2018

The classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Dutch-based SBM Offshore for its proprietary wind floater design.The global provider of floating production and mooring systems (FPSO)…

Expro Wins BP Extension

Nov 16, 2018

Oilfield services company Expro said it has secured a four-year contract extension for BP’s Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the South Caspian Sea.The contract extension will see Expro continue its provision of subsea landing string equipment and services to the project…

PGS Tallies South America Contract

Nov 16, 2018

Norwegian seismic firm PGS revealed it has entered into a contract for a 3D survey in South America.PGS did not reveal the name of the client, but said the contract value is estimated to be in excess of $75 million.The company plans to use two…

Tidewater & GulfMark Consolidation Creates Largest OSV Fleet

Nov 16, 2018

VesselsValue's Head of Offshore Charlie Hockless weighs in on the merger between Tidewater and GulfMark.'The consolidation between GulfMark and Tidewater is a positive for the market. With Tidewater’s steadfast and unyielding attitude towards the scrapping of non-performing vessels…

Georgia Bullish on Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Reserves

Nov 15, 2018

Georgia Petroleum Council noted released results from a new study highlighting how Georgia’s economy could benefit from over $200 million in tax revenues as a result of offshore leasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).“Cutting…

Energean to Drill More in Greece and Israel

Nov 15, 2018

UK-based international oil and gas exploration and production company Energean Oil & Gas said that it is on track to achieve first gas from the Karish-Tanin project off the coast of Israel in the first quarter of 2021.The company with operations offshore Israel…

SBM Offshore: $45 Mln in Extra Impairments in Q3

Nov 15, 2018

SBM Offshore, the Netherlands-based maker of floating oil and gas production facilities, on Thursday said it expected $45 million in impairments in Brazil and the United States.In Brazil, SBM Offshore has decided to temporarily close the Brasa…

Angola Battles to Revive Oil Exploration

Nov 15, 2018

On Saturday, nearly two decades after securing the initial rights, Total's CEO Patrick Pouyanné was in Luanda to snip the ribbon on a $16 billion oil project. It's not clear when he, or his peers, will be cracking open the bubbly in Angola again…

Offshore Platforms Controlled from Land

Nov 15, 2018

Aker BP said it will become the first oil company in Norway to control operations of a permanently manned offshore platform from land from next year.Operating platforms remotely can be done with fewer staff than doing it offshore and other oil…

ADNOC LNG Wins Extension of Gas Supply Contract to 2040

Nov 15, 2018

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has agreed, in principle, to extend to 2040 its gas supply agreement with ADNOC LNG, in coordination with ADNOC LNG’s joint venture partners, Mitsui, BP and Total.The the state-owned oil company of…

COWI Expands in US Offshore Wind Energy

Nov 15, 2018

In a major developement, international consulting group COWI announced it plan to increase its presence in the USA significantly with the consultancy contract with Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts – the first major US offshore wind energy project…

PGS Sells OptoSeis to Geospace Technologies

Nov 14, 2018

Norwegian marine geophysical company PGS said it has sold its OptoSeis fiber optic sensing technology business to Houston based Geospace Technologies.The transaction includes an initial cash payment at closing of $1.8 million, plus contingent cash payments of up to an additional $23…

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