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Halliburton, Gazprom to collaborate on solutions

Aug 13, 2013

Halliburton entered into an agreement of cooperation with Gazprom Neft for the introduction of new technologies to improve operational efficiency in Gazprom Neft fields.       Enhancement of mature field development efficiency and implementation…

Jaya Delivers PSV "Jaya Valour"

Aug 13, 2013

Jaya Holdings Ltd., delivered its first high-specification, deepwater platform supply vessel (PSV), Jaya Valour. The vessel was delivered on schedule, and upon delivery, went on-hire immediately, embarking on its maiden voyage as part…

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…

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…

Modus grows AUV division

Aug 09, 2013

Subsea engineering and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) service provider Modus Seabed Intervention has taken delivery of its first autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). The acquisition is part of a planned investment program by the north-east England company to develop a dedicated division…

Six vessel orders for IHC Merwede

Aug 09, 2013

IHC Merwede’s Offshore division has won orders worth over €1 billion for the design, engineering and construction of a total of six pipelaying vessels. They will be built for Subsea 7 and Seabras Sapura, the partnership between SapuraKencana and Seadrill…

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…

Cairn takes Mauritania stake

Aug 08, 2013

Cairn Energy has agreed a farm in deal with a subsidiary of Chariot Oil & Gas, giving it a 35% non-operated stake in an exploration block offshore Mauritania, West Africa.   The block (C19) is operated by Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Mauritania)…

EMAS wins vessel contract in West Africa

Aug 07, 2013

EMAS Amc was  awarded a contract by Houston-based VAALCO Gabon (Etame) Inc., for the expansion of the Etame Marin Field Offshore Gabon in West Africa. The scope of work encompasses the EPIC of rigid pipelines along with the transportation…

Prosafe semisub contract extended in Mexico

Aug 07, 2013

Mexico’s Cotemar group announced that Safe Regency has been awarded a contract extension and option through 31 March 2014, continuing at US$75,000/day. The Safe Regency provides accommodation at Pemex's Cantarell field under a bareboat charter contract in the Gulf of Mexico…

Big numbers for Offshore Europe

Aug 07, 2013

Next month’s SPE Offshore Europe exhibition and conference will be the largest in the event’s history with more exhibiting companies and countries represented than ever before.  The sold-out exhibition halls, covering a record 27,082…

Technip bags Moho Nord work

Aug 05, 2013

Total E&P Congo awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, and supply contract for the Moho phase 1bis development as part of the Moho Nord project, off the Republic of Congo. Moho Phase 1bis development is a brownfield development…

IMCA releases ROV statistics for 2012

Aug 01, 2013

Newly released remotely operated vehicle (ROV) statistics from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) show there has been an increase of members’ ROV-based construction, drill support and cable-laying activities since IMCA started collecting figures on a worldwide basis in 2009…

Conoco adds Senegal stake

Aug 01, 2013

US operator ConocoPhillips has agreed to acquire a 35% stake in three contiguous blocks offshore Senegal, West Africa, through two deals announced today. ConocoPhillips is to acquire a 25% interest in the three blocks from Scotland-based…

Wood Group wins BP Angola contract

Aug 01, 2013

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) is to support BP's offshore Angola operations under a new engineering services contract worth US$18 million.  The contract, lasting 12 months, covers two subsea operations support scopes: one is for work associated with the Block 18 Greater Plutonio operations group…

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