Offshore FPSO News - page 118


Bureau Veritas gets Kaombo contract

Aug 22, 2014

Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract by Saipem to provide classification and certification services for the two FPSOs destined for the Kaombo development offshore Angola.  The US$4 billion project for the FPSOs was awarded to Saipem by Total for the engineering…

ENI inks Angola East Hub FPSO

Aug 21, 2014

ENI has confirmed a contract with Malaysia's Bumi Armada for an FPSO to be used on its deepwater East Hub field, in Block 15/06 offshore Angola.  The contract, worth in total about US$3 billion, is a 12 year charter with eight yearly…

Sevan Marine eyes FLNG opportunities

Aug 20, 2014

Cylindrical floating vessel firm Sevan Marine says it has a positive outlook with multiple leads for its technology, including FLNG technology and potential deals for floating production units on Premier Oil’s North Sea Bream field and Shell’s Penguins…

Bumi to supply FPSO off Indonesia

Aug 19, 2014

Husky-CNOOC Madura awarded Malaysia-based Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings and its joint venture company PT Armada Gema Nusantara a contract to provide the floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) for the Madura BD Field, approximately…

Drydocks World completes two turret modules for Shell Prelude

Aug 18, 2014

Dubai's Drydocks World has successfully completed turret modules 1 and 2 for the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. This innovative FLNG facility will be stationed at Shell's Prelude gas field off the northwest coast of Australia…

Divestment option for Northern Producer

Aug 14, 2014

Houston based drilling and floating production firm Northern Offshore is still considering options for its sole floating production platform (FPF), including divestment, as operator EnQuest eyes additional tie-ins to the unit. The semisubmersible…

Alma/Galia start-up delayed

Aug 13, 2014

First oil from EnQuest’s Alma/Galia development in the North Sea is now not expected until next year, the firm said today (August 13).  First production from the field, due to be developed using the EnQuest Producer floating production…

Lundin frustrated at Brynhild delays

Aug 07, 2014

Lundin's CEO has slated Shell and FPSO operator Bluewater for delays on the Brynhild project startup.  Brynhild, which sits in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, will be a four-well subsea tieback to Bluewater’s Haewene Brim, which produces the Shell-operated Pierce field…

Petrobras sinks bit on Libra

Aug 07, 2014

Petrobras announced drilling has started on the first exploration well on the Libra pre-salt area in the Santos basin offshore Brazil. Drilling on Libra, discovered in 2010, and estimated to contain 8-12 billion boe, comes as marine production…

Shell produces first oil at Bonga North West

Aug 06, 2014

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd. (SNEPCo) began oil production from the first well at the Bonga North West deepwater development, off the Nigerian coast, approximately 120km offshore the Gulf of Guinea, on 5 August. Oil…

Marathon spuds Key Largo

Aug 06, 2014

Marathon Oil is due to spud an exploration well on the Key Largo prospect, on Walker Ridge Block 578, Gulf of Mexico, in Q3. It will be the first well drilled with a new-build deepwater drillship. Marathon Oil is operator and holds a 60% working interest in the prospect…

Marathon picks Aibel for engineering

Aug 05, 2014

Aibel has been awarded a framework agreement by Marathon Oil Norge for the supply of front end engineering design (FEED) and study assignments. The first assignment has already been specified - a study to clarify upgrade solutions on the floating production…

BW inks Catcher loan

Aug 05, 2014

BW Offshore has agreed a US$800 million, 10-year credit facility for the Catcher floating production, storage and offloading project.  The facility is a combined construction and long term financing facility. The credit facility was substantially…

From simulation to WRR

Aug 01, 2014

ENI’s Goliat FPSO. Image from ENI Norge.  Offshore lifting combines heavy offshore assets with detailed analysis and product care. Elaine Maslin found out more at the North Sea Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference…

Precision parts

Aug 01, 2014

TrustLube installed an automatic greasing system on EMAS’ newbuild ice-classed ultra-deepwater pipelaying and construction vessel Lewek Constellation in June. The newbuild is shown here in July sailing along the Queensland…

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