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IHS CERAWeek: Mozambique licensing

Mar 07, 2013

Mozambique puts licensing terms under review Mozambique is in the process of updating its licensing regulations ahead of its 4th Licensing Round. Arsenio Mabote, Chairman, Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP, the national oil company of Mozambique)…

Russia's Neftegaz joins 20 deepwater GOM blocks

Mar 06, 2013

Neftegaz America Shelf LP (Neftegaz), an indirect independent subsidiary of Rosneft, acquires 30 percent interest in 20 deepwater exploration blocks in the Gulf of Mexico held by ExxonMobil, under an agreement signed by the two companies. Rosneft President Igor I…

New semi delivered to Mexico’s Grupo R

Mar 05, 2013

The newbuild semisubmersible La Muralla IV arrived in Mexico waters after a 16,200-mile journey.Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Glacier delivered the semisubmersible La Muralla IV to the Bay of Campeche, Mexico. The rig was towed from Okpo…

Chevron cheers St. Malo flow

Mar 01, 2013

Chevron Corp. conducted a successful production test on the St. Malo PS003 well in the Lower Tertiary trend in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Oil flow rates, though limited by testing equipment constraints, exceeded 13,000 b/d. Click to view largerThe test…

IOS InterMoor AS contracted for mooring spreads

Feb 28, 2013

A worker spools mooring system wirwe at Mongstadbase, NorwayIOS InterMoor AS, an Acteon company, has secured a contract from Eni Norge to provide two complete mooring spreads for developmental drilling in the Goliat oilfield in the Barents Sea…

Bourbon receives its third IMR vessel

Feb 27, 2013

The Evolution series conducts IMR operations in deep water.Bourbon took delivery of the Bourbon Evolution 803. It is the 3rd vessel in the 1st large IMR series for the offshore industry. Resource exploration is going into increasingly…

Tony Duncan to manage global subsea at McDermott

Feb 27, 2013

McDermott International Inc. announced that Tony Duncan will join the company as Vice President and General Manager, Subsea on 1 April 2013.Tony Duncan (Image: McDermott)“In this role, Tony is responsible for driving and growing our global Subsea business…

Technip expands PSVM role

Feb 21, 2013

Technip picks up new 5-year PSVM Angola dealNew contract follows completion of Technip's previous 5-year pact for engineering services on the Greater Plutonio FPSO. (Image: BP)BP Angola awarded Technip a 5-year contract for engineering…

Anadarko announces 2013 capital program

Feb 21, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum CorporationAnadarko Petroleum Corp. announced details of its 2013 capital program and guidance, and provided additional information regarding its significant U.S. onshore growth opportunities, deepwater and international mega projects and industry-leading exploration program…

Upstream highlights of Eni's 2012 results

Feb 15, 2013

Italian major, Eni S.p.A., announced results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 on Friday, 15 Feb 2013. Operational highlights include: Record amount of discovered resources in the year: 3.64 bboe; Proved reserves at eight-year record: 7…

Oceaneering reports record earnings

Feb 15, 2013

Oceaneering International, Inc. reported record fourth-quarter and annual earnings for the periods ended December 31, 2012.For the 4Q 2012, Oceaneering earned net income of $80.6 million, or $0.74 per share, on revenue of $780.9 million. During the corresponding period in 2011…

Guinea study encourages Hyperdynamics

Feb 14, 2013

Hyperdynamics cheered by updated Guinea studyMap of Guinea (Image: Dana Petroleum)Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI), completed an updated resource evaluation study for Houston-based Hyperdynamics Corp.'s oil and gas concession off the Republic of Guinea…

Maersk, BP enter rig design pact

Feb 05, 2013

Maersk to develop ultra-deep rigs for 20KTMHarsh environment jack-up Maersk EndurerMaersk Drilling and BP announced they will jointly develop concepts for deepwater drilling rigs capable of operating in HPHT reservoirs up to 20,000 psi and 350 degrees Fahrenheit…

ThoughtStream: Subsea sets sights on skills

Feb 01, 2013

Neil Gordon, Subsea UK One of the fastest-growing sectors in recent years, the subsea industry is set to continue on its upward curve in 2013. Having demonstrated high growth through the recession, the subsea sector is enjoying a positive…

Additional bobbins to reel in sophisticated rope applications

Feb 01, 2013

Bridon’s new wire rope factory at Neptune Quay.Shipments have begun from a new UK wire rope factory built by Bridon International with future deepwater installation and lifting requirements and challenges very much in mind. Meg Chesshyre joined…

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