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Odfjell contracts additional four gas tankers

Oct 01, 2013

Norway-based Odfjell SE signed shipbuilding contracts with Nantong Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co., Ltd., of China, for construction of four 17,000 cbm capacity LPG/Ethylene gas tankers. Odfjell also secured various options for delivery of up to four additional tankers…

Chevron, Tohoku sign Wheatstone LNG agreement

Oct 01, 2013

Chevron Corporation today announced that its Australian subsidiaries have signed binding long-term sales and purchase agreements (SPAs) with Tohoku Electric Power Company, Inc. to supply LNG from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia…

Salamander plugs Thai prospect

Sep 30, 2013

Salamander Energy plugged and abandoned its offshore Ayutthaya exploration well prospect in Block G4/50 in the Gulf of Thailand as a dry hole.  Ayutthaya is located less than 1 mi. northeast of the recent Surin oil discovery. The well was spud earlier this month…

Gas leak halts Kashagan

Sep 27, 2013

A gas leak discovered in a pipeline running to the Bolashak processing plant in Atyrau shut the Kashagan field 16 days after initial production kicked off on September 11. Production is reportedly expected to be stopped for 3-4 days. Wells…

RasGas launches Barzan topsides

Sep 26, 2013

RasGas Co. Ltd. (RasGas) announced that the Barzan Gas Project's four offshore platform topside modules, collectively weighing 9500tonnes, have started their long journey by sea from Ulsan, South Korea to Qatar's North Field. The topsides…

EMGS wins Malaysian LOI

Sep 24, 2013

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) received a letter of intent for approximately one month of 3D EM acquisition in Malaysia. The survey will be performed using the vessel BOA Thalassa, which is expected to complete its current work program in Brunei by mid-October…

Prelude turret takes shape

Sep 24, 2013

Drydocks World today marked the sailaway of the Prelude floating liquified natural gas (FLNG) vessel turret modules to the owner Shell. The first Module, the bogie support structure, standing 22m high, with a diameter of 30m and weighing…

YHM rig for Andaman Sea

Sep 24, 2013

Singapore-based YHM Group has said it has won a contract worth about US$183 million over a three-year period to provide a semi- submersible rig. The rig is to be used by a south east Asia-based national oil company to support oil and gas activities in the Andaman Sea…

Deepwater Asia Pac growth predicted

Sep 23, 2013

Douglas Westwood has said, according to its annual reports on deepwater production, Asia Pacific is emerging as a high-growth opportunity – albeit  from a small base – as depleting shallow water fields drive the industry into deeper waters…

JX Nippon signs Malaysian PSC

Sep 20, 2013

JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. entered into a production sharing contract (PSC) for deepwater block 2F offshore Sarawak with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) effective September 19. Deepwater block 2F is located in the northwest of Sarawak…

Keppel contracts for FPSO conversions

Sep 19, 2013

Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) has secured two FPSO conversion contracts worth a combined value of S$190 million (US$154.54 million). The contracts are from SBM Offshore N.V. (SBM Offshore) and M3nergy Offshore Ltd. (M3nergy Offshore)…

SOFF signs DLB contract

Sep 19, 2013

Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norce Offshore Pte Ltd, has signed a contract with Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd, Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Ltd. and Chevron Pattani Ltd. (together Chevron) in Thailand using the derrick-lay barge (DLB)…

Stones FPSO ordered

Sep 19, 2013

Keppel Shipyard has been awarded two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) conversion contracts, including one for Shell's Stone's project, worth a combined value of US$150 million (S$190 million). The first is from SBM Offshore…

CNOOC, Smart Oil sign Bohai PSC

Sep 17, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) signed production sharing contract (PSC) with Smart Oil Investment Ltd. for Block 05/31 in Bohai.Block 05/31 is located in the junction of Qikou Sag and Nanpu Sag of the West of Bohai. It covers a total area of 270sq km with water depth ranging from 5-15m…

Helix confirms Q7000 order

Sep 13, 2013

Helix Energy Solutions has confirmed an order for a second semisubmersible light well intervention rig from Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Jurong Shipyard. The US$346 million order is scheduled for delivery mid-2016, and will be built based…

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