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Cairn signs Cap Boujdour farm-out

Oct 28, 2013

Cairn Energy PLC entered into a farm-in agreement with Kosmos Energy and the Moroccan National Oil Company (ONHYM) for a 20% working interest (WI) in an exploration block offshore North West Africa that covers the Cap Boujdour Contract Area…

Ocean Valiant arrives in Las Palmas

Oct 23, 2013

Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Summit has delivered the semisubmersible rig Ocean Valiant safely in the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Fairmount Summit towed the rig from offshore Cameroon over a distance of almost 3000 miles. The…

Subsea 7 crew performs "Africa"

Oct 21, 2013

It's not all about work when you're out at sea. Subsea 7's crew onboard the Bourbon Peridot multipurpose supply vessel collaborated for this fun rendition of the song 'Africa' by Toto while in Equatorial Guinea off West Africa. The video clip…

3D EM contract agreed offshore Angola

Oct 21, 2013

EMGS has signed a contract worth US$8 million with Maersk Oil Angola to carry out 3D electromagnetic data acquisition. It is expected the project will start this month, following mobilisation of the EM Leader vessel. “We are excited…

GMC wins Moho Nord TLP job

Oct 18, 2013

GMC Inc. has been awarded a contract to deliver its high strength fatigue resistant mechanical connector product as part of Total’s Republic of Congo Moho Nord TLP project.   GMC will supply more than 100 sets of its concentric thread…

GMC wins Moho Nord work

Oct 17, 2013

Houston-based GMC Inc. has been awarded a contract to deliver its high strength fatigue resistant mechanical connector product as part of Total’s Republic of Congo Moho Nord TLP project.  GMC will supply over a hundred sets of its concentric thread…

FMC wins TEN order

Oct 15, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Tullow Ghana Ltd to supply subsea systems for its Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme Development (TEN) offshore Ghana. The order has an estimated value of US$340 million in revenue. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes subsea trees…

BP picks up acreage off Morocco

Oct 15, 2013

Kosmos Energy has entered into three farm-out agreements with BP plc covering three blocks in the Agadir Basin, offshore Morocco. Under the agreement, BP will pick up 30% non-operating interest in Essaouira, 26.325% in Foum Assaka, and 45% in Tarhazoute…

Asset integrity – a global perspective

Oct 11, 2013

Atkins’ Ramsay Fraser looks at offshore asset integrity assessment techniques and how acceptance criteria depend on geographic region. Evaluation of the integrity of an offshore structure is one of the four key functions of an integrity…

Corporate foreign policy

Oct 10, 2013

Developing economies continue to be a core feature of global exploration efforts. Dr Peter Davis looks at managing political, societal and ethical risks in such regions. As Dick Cheney once observed, “the good Lord didn’t see fit to put…

Contract Briefs: October 2013

Oct 10, 2013

Subsea 7 on Cardona Subsea 7 was awarded a contract worth more than US$70 million by Stone Energy for Cardona field in the US GOM. Scope includes engineering, procurement, installation, and flowlines commissioning, risers, pipeline structures…

Global Briefs: October 2013

Oct 10, 2013

Ghohta discovery Lundin Petroleum made an oil discovery on the Ghohta prospect in exploration licence PL492 in the Barents Sea. The well, 7120/1-3, 35km northwest of Snøhvit field, found a 75m oil column in Permian carbonates. Statoil…

East Africa remains hot property

Oct 09, 2013

Wood Mackenzie has predicted upstream investment in East Africa will reach US$7 billion by 2018. Martin Kelly, head of Sub Sahara Africa upstream research for Wood Mackenzie, told delegates at the East Africa Oil and Gas Conference today…

Polarcus begins Gabon seismic

Oct 08, 2013

Panoro Energy ASA commenced a 3D seismic acquisition program in the Dussafu block off Gabon. The work will be carried out by Polarcus and is planned to cover an area of approximately 1260 km2 in the outboard part of the Dussafu license.  The…

Tanzania round launch Oct 25

Oct 07, 2013

Tanzania’ government has announced that the delayed 4th Licensing Round is to be launched later this month.  Seven deepwater offshore blocks and the Lake Tanganyika North offshore block will be available in the round, to be launched in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam…

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