Platform News


DOF Wins Contract for Skandi Sotra

Feb 14, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF announced that it has signed a 21 months contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Sotra (built 2003).The contract will commence today (Friday) in direct continuation from its present contract in Australia…

DOF Bags Multiple Offshore Vessel Deals

Feb 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel provider DOF has won several contracts from undisclosed clients for work in Guyana, Saudi Arabia, and the Mediterranean.The Skandi Neptune has already commenced operation in Guyana for survey work and planning a second…

Petrobel Contracts Shelf Rig

Jan 30, 2019

UAE-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received a contract award for one of its jack-up rigs with Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for operations in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.According to a press release from the shallow water offshore drilling contractor…

BP Retains Odfjell Drilling Platform Deal

Jan 30, 2019

Oil giant BP has extended Odfjell Drilling’s maintenance service contract on three North Sea platforms.'BP has awarded Odfjell Drilling a contract for platform drilling and maintenance services on three of its platforms in the UK North Sea,'…

Goliat Supply Vessel Connected to Shore Power

Jan 27, 2019

Vår Energi (formerly Eni Norge) and  Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping have completed the first phase of hybrid power conversion of the Stril Barents vessel, currently working as a supply vessel on the Goliat field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway…

Weatherford Rolls Out ForeSite Optimization Platform

Jan 27, 2019

Irish-domiciled multinational oilfield services company Weatherford said it has made a major enhancement to its ForeSite production optimization platform, which combines physics-based models with advanced data analytics to improve performance across wells…

KrisEnergy Halts Thai Drilling and Production

Jan 06, 2019

Singapore-based upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy has shut-in its producing Wassana oilfield off Thailand due to tropical storm Pabuk that entered the Gulf of Thailand.Southeast Asian company said in a press note that  as a safety precaution due to Tropical Storm Pabuk…

SHI Delivers Johan Sverdrup Offshore Platform On Schedule

Dec 19, 2018

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has successfully completed the processing platform (P1) for Johan Sverdrup Field development and delivered it to Equinor according to the scheduled delivery date stated in the original contract…

CHC Bags Norwegian Sea Offshore Contract with OMV

Dec 16, 2018

Global helicopter services company CHC Group announced it has been awarded the contract from OMV (Norge) AS, to provide helicopter services in support of their forthcoming drilling program at the PL 644 field in the Norwegian Sea.“We are excited…

Aquaterra to Install Two Platforms for FIRST E&P in Nigeria

Nov 27, 2018

Global offshore engineering solutions provider Aquaterra Energy in conjunction with Maerlin Nigeria Ltd, its local partner, has been awarded a contract by FIRST Exploration and Petroleum Development Company Ltd (FIRST E&P) to design, engineer…

Solstad Offshore Wins PSV Contract from Allseas

Nov 27, 2018

Swiss-based offshore contractor has hired two platform supply vessels (PSVs) from Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Offshore.Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company said in a press release that Allseas contracts are for two PSVs…

Ineos Completes Clipper South Re-routing Project

Nov 22, 2018

UK-based oil products company Ineos Oil and Gas UK has completed a project to re-route production from its Clipper South field via the Shell operated Clipper field into the Bacton processing terminal.According to a company release, the USD 80…

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…

Hess Corp Completes Drilling on Aspy Well Offshore

Nov 12, 2018

The  exploration and production company Hess Corporation said that Aspy probe did not encounter commercial quantities of hydrocarbons.Hess Corporation announced in a press statement that drilling of the Aspy exploration well offshore Nova Scotia reached total depth of 7…

Uptime International Bags Contracts for Gangway Supply

Nov 05, 2018

Norway’s Uptime International has entered into two new contracts with compatriot vessel provider Island Offshore.'Island Clipper has secured a three-year agreement with Equinor as combined PSV and walk to work vessel. The vessel will be equipped with battery package…

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