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Hyundai designs welding robot to build offshore facilities

Jul 14, 2014

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced that it has developed a new automatic welding process to build offshore facilities. The new hot-wire TIG…

BHI international rig count for June 2014

Jul 11, 2014

Baker Hughes issued the June 2014 international rotary drilling rig count this week, showing a total of 1344 rigs operating outside the US & Canada in June. International activity was down 6 rigs from the 1350 rigs drilling in May 2014…

New Premier CEO gives update

Jul 11, 2014

On 25 June, London-based Premier Oil plc announced the appointment of Tony Durrant as Chief Executive Officer. Durrant joined Premier in June 2005 and has served as Finance Director of the company for nine years. Prior to joining Premier…

First oil from Dua, Vietnam

Jul 11, 2014

Oil production began today at the Dua oil project, operated by Premier Oil offshore Vietnam, 40 years after the field was discovered. The Dua field discovery well, Dua-1X, was drilled in 1974 and flowed 1500 bo/d. Premier Oil acquired…

MacGregor inks multiple contracts

Jul 11, 2014

Macgregor, a Cargotec company, has secured contracts from Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfied services provider, to supply equipment for two projects that will be booked into the company’s Q2 2014 order intake…

Rotterdam to welcome Pieter Schelte

Jul 11, 2014

Allseas mega-vessel, the Pieter Schelte, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement for the Pieter Schelte to arrive in Rotterdam, from Korea, where…

Ezra merges EMAS into EOC

Jul 11, 2014

Ezra Holdings has revealed plans to consolidate its offshore support services division, EMAS Marine, into its associated company, Olso Børs-listed EOC Limited. Once complete, the enlarged EOC Group would be one of the largest offshore support operators in Asia Pacific by asset value…

Vroon orders 2 more PSVs

Jul 11, 2014

COSCO (Guang Dong) Shipyard Co. is going to build a further two platform supply vessels of the ULSTEIN PX121 design for Vroon Offshore Services, the Netherlands. Ulstein has entered into an agreement with COSCO on delivering ship design…

HHI signs ADMA-OPCO facilities LOA

Jul 11, 2014

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received a letter of award (LOA) from Abu Ahabi Marine Operating Compnay for a US$1.94 billion order for the second package of the Nasr Full Field Development Project. Under the LOA, HHI would undertake engineering…

EOC acquires new vessel

Jul 10, 2014

EOC Ltd. an Asian based provider of offshore oil and gas development and production solutions, today announced that it would be adding a new accommodation and support vessel to its fleet. EOC has entered into a memorandum of agreement to acquire a newbuild accommodation and support vessel…

Myanmar offshore activity increasing

Jul 10, 2014

Activity offshore Myanmar is starting to increase, with a recent drilling contract announced and CGG opening a subsurface imaging centre in the southeast Asian country, formerly known as Burma.  Today, UMW Oil & Gas Corporation subsidiary…

Proppant market forecast, 2014 - 2024

Jul 08, 2014

Continual expansion of unconventional oil and gas development seen over the next decade - most notably in the US, but also around the globe - will necessitate steadily increasing proppant sales over the next 10 years. In the US, proppant…

Typhoon Neoguri reaches southern Japan

Jul 07, 2014

Typhoon Neoguri originated near Guam early Friday, 4 July, and has developed into the first superstorm of the season along the Pacific rim. It is now battering Japan's small southern islands (the Ryukyu Islands, known in Japan as the Nansei Islands)…

Inpex launches Ichthys FPSO hull

Jul 07, 2014

About two-and-a-half years after construction began, Japan’s Inpex Corp. launched the hull of its Ichthys FPSO from the dry dock of the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea, the Japanese operator announced today…

Rosneft files lawsuit against Sakhalin consortium

Jul 07, 2014

Russia’s OAO Rosneft has filed a suit against the Gazprom-led Sakhalin Energy consortium to obtain access to the Sakhalin-2 gas pipeline, RIA Novosti reported 7 July. Rosneft is developing a 5mtpa LNG terminal with ExxonMobil in the Far East that was scheduled to launch 2018…

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