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Wartsila wins Brazilian pipelay vessel supply deal

Aug 28, 2013

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply propulsion solutions for six new offshore pipe laying vessels being built by IHC Merwede. Three of the ships are to be built for Subsea 7. The other three vessels have been ordered by Seabras Sapura…

Intertek expands internationally

Aug 26, 2013

Intertek announces the launch of Intertek Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Surveying Services in Australia and Brazil, to provide clients 3D laser scanning and dimensional control services. Stuart Gordon is operations manager for Intertek Surveying Services (ISS) in Australia…

QGEP discovery at 1-QG-5A-BAS well

Aug 22, 2013

QGEP Participações S.A. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção S.A. (QGEP) filed a Notice of Discovery with the ANP (Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Combustível) for well 1-QG-5A-BAS, located…

Sulzer to Supply Pumps for Brazilian FPSOs

Aug 20, 2013

Sulzer Pumps will supply 42 pumps for installation on two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels (P-66 and P-69) that will operate in the pre salt Iracema cluster areas located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

Petrobras confirms potential in Sergipe Basin

Aug 20, 2013

Petrobras published the drilling results for extension well 3-SES-175D (3-BRSA-1180-D-SES), known as Muriú 1, located in the BM-SEAL-10 concession area (blocks SEAL-M-347 and SEAL-M-424) in the ultra deep waters of the Sergipe Basin. The…

OGX challenged to increase production

Aug 19, 2013

Brazilian oil firm OGX, an EBX Group company, could face significant challenges in securing future investments and partnerships in the country, after its operations in the Tubarao Azul field yielded less-than-expected production rates, says an analyst with GlobalData…

C-MAR seals DP training agreement with CIAGA

Aug 19, 2013

C-MAR Group has today announced that it has finalized an agreement to deliver dynamic positioning (DP) training for the Brazilian Merchant Marine Academy. Named Centro de Instrucao Almirante Graca Aranha (CIAGA), the academy is one of the leading maritime training centers in South America…

Subsea 7 post record backlog

Aug 14, 2013

Subsea 7 has posted a record backlog of US$10.4 billion for Q2 2013, with tendering continuing to be high into Q3. But profits were hit by a US$300 million loss provision on the Guará-Lula NE project, offshore Brazil. Jean Cahuzac…

Trinity to spud two wells off Trinidad

Aug 12, 2013

Trinity Exploration & Production plc, an independent focused on Trinidad and Tobago, issued an update today on its upcoming exploration program. Trinity plans to spud two offshore exploration wells in 4Q 2013, one on the west coast (El…

Petrobras confirms Sergipe Basin pontential

Aug 12, 2013

Petrobras announced the results of the first extension well 3-SES-176D (3-BRSA-1178D-SES), also known as Farfan 1, located in the BM-SEAL-11 concession area, block SEAL-M-426, in the ultradeep waters of the Sergipe Basin. The results…

OGX secures installation license in Campos basin

Aug 12, 2013

OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. (OGX)), received the Installation License to begin activities related to the development of oil production in BM-C-39 and BM-C-40 blocks, in the Campos Basin. The license was granted by the Brazilian…

DOF/Technip win Brazil pipelay contracts

Aug 12, 2013

A joint venture between DOF Subsea and Technip has been awarded contracts to build and operate four new pipelay support vessels (PLSV) for Brazil's Petrobras. Two of the PLSVs will have a 300-ton laying tension capacity and will be fabricated in Brazil…

Petrobras strikes Iguacu Mirim oil

Aug 08, 2013

Petrobras encountered oil in well 3-SPS-101 (3-BRSA-1179-SPS), in the Carioca Discovery Evaluation Plan area, block BM-S-9, Santos Basin pre-salt. The well, also known as Iguaçu Mirim, is located 303km off the coast of the state of São Paulo…

Almaco wins contracts on six drillships

Aug 08, 2013

Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu (EEP) has awarded ALMACO Group a contract for the complete living quarters on six drillships to be used in the Brazilian pre-salt ultra-deep layers drilling program. ALMACO’s scope includes the construction…

Inpex transfers stake in Block 31 off Suriname

Aug 05, 2013

Inpex Corp.’s (INPEX) subsidiary, Teikoku Oil  Co. Ltd., reached an agreement to transfer 30% of its participating interest in the Block 31 offshore Suriname, to UK-based E&P company,  Tullow B.V., a subsidiary of Tullow Oil (Tullow). This…

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