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Cidade de Paraty in production

Jun 07, 2013

The FPSO Cidade de Paraty went onstream, beginning commercial production in the Santos Basin Lula Nordeste pre-salt, Petrobras announced on June 6 2013. The Cidade de Paraty FPSO is the second unit deployed on the giant Lula discovery and is located approximately 300km off Brazil…

Gryphon Alpha resumes production

May 29, 2013

Just under two and a half years after coming off station in a storm, Maersk Oil's Gryphon Alpha FPSO has been brought back on production. The vessel, stationed about 280km north east of Aberdeen in the North Sea, has undergone a major overhaul in dry dock…

Brazil in progress

May 23, 2013

Brazil is a veritable diamond in the rough for foreign and local investors alike. Firms are investing in new centers of technology, fabrication, and worker training to alleviate the country’s skills and infrastructure difficulties. Brazil is very much the place to be at the moment…

Aasta Hansteen project management job for Unasys

May 21, 2013

Unasys, the North East England-based technology and project management provider to the energy and construction sectors, has signed a four million dollar contract with Technip US for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen platform. As well as ePM, the Unasys project management CMS system…

Höegh LNG gets backing for Indonesia FSRU

May 21, 2013

Höegh LNG has received commitment letters from five international banks for a $299 million limited recourse facility for the financing of the LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) and mooring system to be located offshore Labuhan Maringgai…

OMC – a view from the Mediterranean

May 16, 2013

This year’s OMC conference ‘Charting a course in a changing sea’ attracted more than 560 companies from 30 countries to Ravenna, Italy, for 26 technical sessions and 120 speakers. But the changing gas market was on everyone’s mind. US shale gas…

Jumbo on EnQuest subsea installation project

May 03, 2013

One of Jumbo’s heavy lift & installation vessels, the Fairplayer, is in Rotterdam preparing for a subsea installation project. Jumbo’s Fairplayer will be executing the installation of the mooring spread for the EnQuest Producer FPSO. This FPSO will be operating at the Alma and Galia fields…

Get ready for a new phase of West African development

Apr 16, 2013

Exploration is expanding from West Africa’s Sierra Leone to Namibia, explains Bruce Nichols, led by sustained high oil prices, improving technology, relative political stability and a more supportive operating environment. Cobalt’s potentially…

Newbuild growth: Brazil, Africa, SE Asia and Australia

Apr 15, 2013

The FPSO market appears to be emerging from the economic downturn stronger than ever, with new project awards and forecasted capital expenditure expected to gain momentum throughout the next five years. While challenges certainly remain…

Skarv –BP harsh-water FPSO

Apr 15, 2013

The Skarv FPSO is BP’s first Norwegian greenfield project since 2001. Elaine Maslin explains the details. Sitting just 50km from the Arctic Circle in 350-450m of harsh waters, the Skarv FPSO is a milestone for BP. It is the firm’s first…

Chevron places Rosebank FPSO order

Apr 12, 2013

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced it won a US$1.9 billion order to build a Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) for Chevron North Sea Ltd. Hyundai Heavy will carry out engineering, procurement, and construction…

Baúna starts producing

Apr 10, 2013

FPSO Cidade de Itajaí Petrobras began producing at Baúna field, in the southern Santos Basin, off Brazil. The FPSO Cidade de Itajaí, which arrived at the field in December, was connected to well 9-SPS-88. That well is estimated to produce up to 12…

PSVM production starts

Apr 10, 2013

BP began production from the PSVM development in block 31, off Angola. Three wells at the Plutao field are expected to increase production at PSVM to about 70,000b/d of oil. Output will increase to 150,000b/d once Saturno, Venus, and Marte fields come online later this year and next…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

Petrobras production fell in February

Mar 29, 2013

Petrobras announced that in February 2013 total production of oil and natural gas in Brazil reached 2,316 thousand boe/d. Including the share operated by the company for its partners, total volume produced was 2,414 thousand boe/d, This volume corresponds to a 2…

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