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Yinson-Built FPSO En Route to Brazil for Work at Petrobras’ Jubarte Field

Jun 20, 2024

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Maria Quitéria, built by Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson, has left the shipyard in China and is currently on its way to Brazil, to be deployed at Petrobras’ Jubarte field, located in the Campos Basin…

Oil and Gas Majors Start Next Phase of Pioneering OD OBN Project

Jun 18, 2024

The next phase of the On Demand Ocean Bottom Node (OD OBN) project, involving Sonardyne, Shell, Petrobras and SENAI CIMATEC, has started offshore Brazil, which could result in the development of next generation of geophysical monitoring systems in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Vallourec Hooks Major Deal with Equinor for Equipment Supply off Brazil

Jun 17, 2024

France-based tubular solutions supplier Vallourec has secured a five-year contract with energy giant Equinor for the supply of tubes and connections, accessories, and services for oil and gas fields in Brazil.Vallourec low-carbon OCTG solutions…

Enauta Stops Production at Atlanta Field as Anchoring of New FPSO Enters Final Phase

Jun 13, 2024

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has decided to stop production from the Petrojarl I floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) to perform modifications related to selected equipment maintenance after inspections at the process plant at the Atlanta field…

Viridien Sells Marlin Vessel Monitoring and Alert System to ExxonMobil Guyana

Jun 13, 2024

Viridien, formerly CGG, has made a sale of its Marlin vessel monitoring and alert system to ExxonMobil Guyana to support its offshore operations in Guyana.The sale was made through Viridien’s Sensing and Monitoring business line, marketed under the Sercel brand…

Solstad Offshore Scoops $240M in Contracts with Petrobras

Jun 12, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured multiple contracts with Petrobras, whose combined value is approximately $240 million (NOK 2.6 billion).The contracts are scheduled to start in the second half of 2024 and first half of 2025…

Baker Hughes Gets Multi-Year P&A Contract from Petrobras for Fields Off Brazil

Jun 10, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a contract from Brazil state-owned oil and gas major Petrobras for workover and plug and abandonment (P&A) services in pre-salt and post-salt fields offshore Brazil.The multi-year project…

Vallourec Reels In Major Petrobras Contract for Tubes and Services Supply

Jun 07, 2024

France-based tubular solutions supplier Vallourec has secured a contract to supply Petrobras with carbon steel tubes and accessories to be used in various offshore development wells, mainly off the Brazilian coastline.Vallourec will supply 1…

SBM Offshore Lines Up Fast4Ward Hull for Block 58 FPSO in Suriname

Jun 06, 2024

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has informed that its Fast4Ward hull has been reserved by TotalEnergies for the Block 58 development project, offshore Suriname.SBM Offshore is working in partnership with Technip Energies, and in line…

Shearwater Kicks Off Pelotas Basin 3D Survey Off Brazil

Jun 05, 2024

Shearwater GeoServices has ramped up its multi-client activity by starting the Pelotas Basin 3D survey, offshore Brazil.The survey represents the fifth multi-client 3D acquisition project so far for Shearwater, the company said.The Pelotas Basin…

Brazilian Drilling Contractor Goes to Public Market in Norway

Jun 05, 2024

Brazilian deepwater drilling firm Ventura Offshore Holding has been listed for public trading at Euronext Growth in Oslo, Norway.On March 8, 2024, Ventura Offshore Holding entered into a share purchase agreement (SPA) with Petroserv Marine regarding…

TotalEnergies Closing in on Block 58 FID Offshore Suriname

Jun 05, 2024

TotalEnergies, together with APA Corporation and Staatsolie, has made progress toward reaching the final investment decision (FID) for the development of deepwater Block 58 offshore Suriname, expected to be made in the fourth quarter of 2024…

DOF’s Pipelay Support Vessel Hooks Petrobras Job

Jun 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured a ‘major contract’ from Petrobras for its pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Skandi Vitória.DOF secured a three-year firm contract, plus option, for its PLSV Skandi Vitória as part of an ongoing tender process…

Atlanta Field's FPSO Resumes Production Offshore Brazil

May 31, 2024

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has concluded the maintenance operation on a floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel operating at Atlanta field, offshore Brazil.The five-day maintenance operation was conducted on the FPSO Petrojarl I…

PGS Good to Go on Petrobras’ 4D Survey Offshore Brazil

May 30, 2024

Norwegian seismic firm PGS has obtained all permits for the start of the large Petrobras’ 4D survey over the Barracuda Caratinga fields, offshore Brazil.The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) has issued…

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