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Wartsila wins Chinese rig supply

Apr 17, 2013

Wärtsilä will supply a comprehensive, fully integrated power, propulsion and positioning system for a DP3 Dynamically Positioned offshore accommodation rig being built in China, the company announced on 17 April 2013. Wartsila power…

Manual gear operators for Chinese natural gas project

Apr 16, 2013

Rotork’s compact 242 Series manual gear operators are entering deployment in China. The company received orders from China Valves Hanwei for an undisclosed natural gas project. The 242 Series manual quarter-turn gear operators are ideal for low-torque applications…

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…

Gas find for Salamander

Apr 11, 2013

Salamander Energy has made a potential gas discovery at its North Kendang-1 exploration well inside the South East Sangatta PSC, the company announced on 11 April 2013.Ocean General (Image: Diamond Offshore)Drilling operations were suspended at the well after encountering high pressure gas…

Tender rig sale

Apr 10, 2013

Norway’s Seadrill completed the sale of its tender rig business to Malaysia’s SapuraKencana Petroleum for $2.9 billion. SapuraKencana will acquire all the tender rigs in Seadrill’s fleet except for the West Vencedor, T15, and T16.

South Kecapi find

Apr 10, 2013

Salamander Energy found oil and gas pay at its South Kecapi-1 DIR/ST exploration well in the Botang PSC in the North Kutei basin off Indonesia. The well found a combined 40m of net oil and gas pay in high-quality, stacked, Pliocene channel sandstones…

ONGC finalizes ACG acquisition

Apr 01, 2013

ONGC Videsh Ltd. finalized a US$1 billion purchase of Hess Corp.'s 2.72% stake in the Azeri, Chirag, and Guneshli fields (ACG), and Hess' 2.36% stake in the associated Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, both companies announced the closing on April 1…

Variable Bore Rams strikes Weatherford supply deal

Mar 28, 2013

Variable Bore Rams struck a deal to supply Weatherford’s Asia Pacific subsidiary with blowout preventer rams. Equipment stocking began last month and includes multiple sizes of rams. “We hope that our presence in the Asia Pacific region will…

Wood Group Kenny won

Mar 28, 2013

Wood Group Kenny won a US$8.6 million contract from Inpex Maselato perform FEED work for the subsea production facilities at the Abadi LNG project off Indonesia. The contract involves the subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline systems,including subsea structures and equipment.

Basement reservoirs

Mar 28, 2013

Basement reservoirs have been exploited for decades. However, since the mid-1990s, there has been increasing interest following major discoveries in Vietnam and Yemen, combined with the creation of new downhole tools, seismic technics and improved drilling technologies…

Chinese duo

Mar 28, 2013

Chevron subsidiary Chevron China Energy and China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) signed production sharing contracts for two shallow water exploration blocks in the South China Sea. Chevron will hold 100% interest during the exploration…

Spaoh-2 spudded

Mar 28, 2013

BC Petroleum spud the Spaoh2 well last month. It will target a total depth of 2710m subsea, is the third well in a multiwell appraisal drilling program in the Balai Cluster off east Malaysia.

HPHT technology to India

Mar 27, 2013

Cairn India contracted GE Oil & Gas to supply the Ravva oil and gas field off the coast of Andhra Pradesh with HPHT wellhead technology, mudline systems, spare units and services for the field. “We see HPHT technology as a key for the next stage of development…

Invest globally, says energy expert

Mar 14, 2013

North Sea offshore investment is reaching all time highs but there is limited capacity to invest to meet demand, according to a speaker at today's annual NOF Energy conference.Specialist Isabel Boira-Segarra of consultancy EC Harris, was speaking at the Energy: A Balanced Future event in Newcastle…

Qatar Shell adds second OAS unit

Mar 04, 2013

Qatar Shell GTL Ltd. granted Offshore Solutions BV (OSBV), an AMEC and Cofely Nederland NV joint venture, a variation order, adding a second offshore access system (OAS) to its current contract, OSBV announced on 4 March 2013.An OAS unit…

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