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Unique Group to Provide Survey Vessel Package to Major Government Entity

Oct 02, 2018

Subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group announced that its Marine & Subsea division has entered into a high value contract with the Southern African Shipyards to provide a turnkey package for hydrographic survey vessels and hydrographic office set up…

Stainless Steel Tubes for Extreme Offshore Conditions

Oct 02, 2018

At the ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi, Schoeller Werk will be presenting its comprehensive range of longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes. The focus will be on solutions for the oil and gas industry. The family company from Germany will be showing…

ADNOC LNG Awards USD 860 mln EPC Contract to Consortium of Tecnicas Reunidas

Oct 02, 2018

ADNOC LNG said it signed an AED 3.16 billion (US$860 million) contract with a consortium of Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas and Abu Dhabi’s Target Engineering Construction Company for building the second phase of the Integrated Gas Development Expansion (IGD-E)…

Neptune Energy Acquires VNG Norge

Oct 02, 2018

Oil and gas exploration company Neptune Energy Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of  the Norwegian and Danish offshore oil and gas assets of German gas utility VNG Norge AS.The transaction adds three producing fields, two…

Nordic American Offshore to Merge with Horizon Maritime

Oct 02, 2018

In the latest consolidation in the offshore sector, Nordic American Offshore (NAO) and Canada based  Horizon Maritime Services signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a fleet of 17 ships capable of operating in offshore environments…

i-Tech Services Adds Mini ROV Capability

Oct 01, 2018

i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has strengthened its underwater inspection and maintenance capability with the provision of new mini remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for performing subsea operations in challenging environments.Neil Milne…

Mexico Must Boost Oil Exploration to Halt Output Fall -Pemex

Oct 01, 2018

Mexico will need to double to about $4 billion its annual oil exploration investment to reverse a 14-year decline in output, a move that will require more funding by Pemex and private producers, a top official with the state-run firm said Friday…

Equinor Acquires 40% Stake in Rosebank Project

Oct 01, 2018

Equinor has signed an agreement to acquire Chevron’s 40 percent operated interest in the Rosebank project, one of the largest undeveloped fields on the U.K. Continental Shelf (UKCS). The parties did not disclose the commercial terms of the agreement…

No-deal Brexit Will Not Interrupt Norwegian Energy Flows to Britain

Sep 28, 2018

Energy exports from Norway to Britain will not be affected even if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, Norway's energy ministry said on Friday.'Energy trade is governed by bilateral commercial agreements. We hence expect that energy exports from Norway to Britain will not be affected…

Petrogal to Invest Up to $1 bln per Year in Brazil -CEO

Sep 28, 2018

Petrogal, the Brazilian unit of Portugal's Galp, plans to spend $800 million to $1 billion annually in the coming years in Brazil to develop its current oil and gas assets and boost its stake offshore, its chief executive officer said on Thursday…

Shell, Chevron Clinch Saturno Block in Brazil Oil Tender

Sep 28, 2018

A consortium made up of Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron Corp won the Saturno block in the Santos basin in Brazil's pre-salt offshore oil auction on Friday, outbidding a rival group led by Exxon Mobil Corp.Shell's consortium won by pledging 70…

Equinor Eyes Chevron's Stake in Rosebank Field

Sep 28, 2018

Norway's Equinor is interested in buying Chevron's stake in Rosebank, an oil and gas field in the British part of the North Sea, two sources close to the process told Reuters.Chevron on Wednesday said that it had received interest from a potential…

Exxon Brazil to Focus on Drilling and Production

Sep 27, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corp will focus on drilling and production in Brazil now that it has made extensive acquisitions of oil blocks in the country, the company's chief executive officer in Brazil, Carla Lacerda, said on Thursday.Exxon also sees new opportunities in Brazil's biofuels…

DNV GL Updates Marine Warranty Standard

Sep 27, 2018

DNV GL Noble Denton marine services has released a new edition of the ST-N001 Marine operations and marine warranty standard for the warranty approval of marine operations, covering all different asset and operation types.The new edition now…

Staying Competitive in the Offshore Industry – The Bid Process

Sep 27, 2018

Lee Clarke at Dynama explains how to weather challenges in the offshore industry by using effective workforce optimization to support a successful bid management process.Since the middle of 2014 the price of a barrel of crude oil dropped from about $115 to less than $30…

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