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FPSO Newbuild for Petrobras’ Búzios Field Taking Shape in China

Jul 12, 2024

China’s state-owned ZPMC Qidong Marine Engineering has launched the bow section of the P-82 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, being built by Seatrium for Petrobras’ Búzios field offshore Brazil.The bow section of the N1151 (P-82) FPSO, said to be the world’s largest, exited the dock at ZPMC Qidong Marine Engineering in China on July 11.The FPSO will be the 10th unit to be installed at Petrobras’ Búzios Field…

Fugro Names Director of APAC Region

Jul 11, 2024

Fugro’s board of management has appointed Luh Shyang Loo as Group Director for the Asia Pacific region and member of the executive leadership team.Loo will take over responsibility for the region as from October 1, 2024, succeeding Amar Umap…

CIMC to Supply Hulls for Two FPSOs Being Built by Seatrium for Petrobras

Jul 11, 2024

CIMC Raffles, a subsidiary of CIMC Group, has secured engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts from Seatrium for the supply of the hulls for two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units being built for Brazil’s national oil and gas company Petrobras…

Woodside and Taiwan’s CPC Ink Long-Term LNG Supply Deal

Jul 11, 2024

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with CPC Corporation for the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Taiwan.Under the SPA, Woodside will supply approximately 6 million tonnes of LNG on a delivered basis over 10 years…

Acteon Hooks Structural Monitoring Deal for Changhua Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 10, 2024

Pulse Structural Monitoring, a brand in marine energy and infrastructure services company Acteon, has been awarded a contract by Ørsted Taiwan to deliver measurement and associated data acquisition systems for the Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms…

Sulmara Wraps Up Site Characterization Survey at Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 09, 2024

Scottish subsea specialist Sulmara has completed a site characterization survey for the Formosa 4 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, being developed by Synera Renewable Energy (SRE).Sulmara’s team employed a multi-platform approach running the sensors…

First Gas Starts Flowing at SapuraOMV’s Jerun Platform Off Malaysia

Jul 09, 2024

Oil and gas company SapuraOMV has started gas production from its Jerun field, offshore Sarawak in Malaysia.Jerun gas field, part of SK408 production sharing contract (PSC), was discovered in 2015 and the development project reached its final investment decision (FID) in March 2021…

Louis Dreyfus Orders Pair of New CTVs from Strategic Marine

Jul 04, 2024

Singaporean shipbuilder Strategic Marine has secured an order from Louis Dreyfus Amateurs for an additional pair of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to expand its fleet from five to seven high-specification vessels.The 27-meter CTVs represent sister ships to Acti’Vent and Esti’Vent…

Inpex Joins Japan’s Floating Wind Research Association

Jul 03, 2024

Inpex Corporation has joined Japan’s Floating Offshore Wind Technology Research Association (FLOWRA).FLOWRA was established to promote the commercialization of floating offshore wind power generation on a large-scale over a wide area.By jointly…

Petronas Hires ABL for Rig Inspection Services in Indonesia

Jul 02, 2024

Indonesian branch of Malaysian national oil company Petronas has awarded energy and marine consultancy ABL a contract to provide rig inspection services to its assets operating offshore Indonesia.The contract is valid for one year, with an optional one-year period extension…

Blackford Dolphin Sets Sail for Drilling Ops with Oil India

Jul 02, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has informed that its Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig is on transit to India to start the contract with Oil India, following the termination of contract with General Hydrocarbons Limited (GHL) in Nigeria due to payment issues…

Jan de Nul Gets Export Cables Installation Job for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 01, 2024

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has signed preferred supplier agreement with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the installation of subsea high-voltage export cable for Fengmiao I offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

MODEC and Terra Drone Join Forces for FPSO Drone Inspections

Jul 01, 2024

MODEC and Terra Drone Corporation have entered into a joint research and development agreement to enhance inspection drones for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels.The agreement follows the memorandum of understanding signed by the companies in November 2023…

L&T Nets Pipeline Order from ONGC Worth Up to $300M

Jul 01, 2024

Indian multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured an order from India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the eight phase of Pipeline Replacement Project (PRP-VIII Group B) off India's west coast, worth up to $300 million…

Malaysia's Sabah State to Develop Oil, Gas Facilities with Gibson Shipbrokers

Jul 01, 2024

London-based Gibson Shipbrokers and Malaysian state-owned Sabah Oil & Gas Development Corporation (SOGDC) have signed an agreement to develop oil and gas facilities in the Southeast Asian nation's Sabah state.The oil and gas facilities will…

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