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Weatherford International

Dec 07, 2012

Weatherford International officially opened a new strategic base for Asia Pacific operations in Singapore last month to meet increasing demand for services across the region. The four-storey facility brings together the company’s 300-strong…

InterMoor opens Singapore yard

Dec 05, 2012

InterMoorInterMoor opens Loyang mooring equipment yard InterMoor, an Acteon company, has opened its new mooring equipment yard at Loyang offshore supply base in Singapore. The new facility provides mooring equipment storage and an ideal support location for maintenance…

89 injured at Jurong Shipyard

Dec 03, 2012

Noble Regina Allen Illustration89 workers hurt after newbuild jack-up lists 89 workers were hospitalized following an accident at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore on 3 December 2012.The workers were onboard the Noble Regina Allen jack-up rig…

Expro picks up Indian subsea job

Nov 27, 2012

Photo: ExproExpro has been awarded its first major subsea completion landing string contract in India, the company announced on 26 November 2012.The three-year contract comes with options to extend for another two years. The scope of work…

China’s oil thirst

Nov 20, 2012

China is on track to reach levels of oil use on par with today’s US demand by 2040, according to a new study by the James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston.The study, The Rise of China and Its Energy Implications…

Smit Lamnalco takes key service role in PNG LNG project

Nov 12, 2012

A milestone has been reached in the ground-breaking Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas (PN LNG) project, following the award of the towage and marine support contract to global offshore and gas terminal service specialist Smit Lamnalco.The…

Lundin spuds fourth Malaysian well

Nov 12, 2012

Lundin Petroleum has commenced the fourth well in its 2012 Malaysian drilling campaign with the spud of Tembakau-1 exploration well in PM307 Block, offshore east coast Peninsula Malaysia.The well will target hydrocarbons in Oligocene and Miocene…

Malaysian compression train

Nov 10, 2012

GE Oil & Gas will deliver its gas turbine-driven compressor train technology for a Petronas FLNG project slated for startup in 4Q 2015 offshore Malaysia. To be Asia’s first FLNG project, the facility will be moored about 180km off the coast of Bintulu…

Andrew Pfaff appointed Oilex's GM operations

Nov 10, 2012

Andrew Pfaff has been appointed Oilex's GM operations, based in India. The appointment will transition to full-time when project approvals for the firms Cambay JV are finalised. He was previously operations manager for Burlington Resources and ConocoPhillips in China.

Iain Stevenson joins DeepSea

Nov 10, 2012

Iain Stevenson has joined subsea engineering consultancy DeepSea in the role of Asia Pacific GM, based at the firm's Kuala Lumpur office. He was previously VP subsea business line at UniversalPegasus.

Michael Chia and Wong Kok Seng

Nov 10, 2012

Michael Chia and Wong Kok Seng have been appointed MD (marine) and MD (offshore), respectively, at Keppel Oil & Marine. Chia, who will oversee a division which includes Keppel Shipyard, Keppel Singmarine and other marinerelated overseas yards…

Subsea Service

Nov 10, 2012

Aker Solutions has established a subsea lifecycle service base in Labuan, Malaysia, to support installed and future Asia Pacific shallow and deepwater projects, starting with Murphy Sabah Oil's current Kikeh and upcoming Kikeh phase two…

GAC names Ekstrand group president

Nov 08, 2012

Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has announced the appointment of Bengt Ekstrand as its new Group President.Ekstrand will take over in January 2013 from Capt. Lars Säfverström who has held the position since July 1998…

EMAS AMC wins S. Korean contract duo

Nov 08, 2012

EMAS has secured two contracts with South Korean clients worth a combined total of approximately US$200 million.EMAS' subsea division (EMAS AMC) was awarded an EPCIC contract in Asia by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd for the engineering…

New Beibu find for Roc Oil

Nov 06, 2012

Map of Beibu Gulf Roc Oil has struck multiple hydrocarbon pays in the Weizhou formation in the Beibu Gulf offshore southern China, the Australian explorer announced on 5 November 2012.The WZ6-12-A6 deviated step-out exploration well reached a total depth of 2…

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