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Lundin swaps Indonesian blocks

Jul 30, 2013

Lundin Petroleum subsidiary, Lundin Sareba BV, and Indonesia's SKKMigas entered into a production sharing contract (PSC) for for 100% interest in the Cendrawasih VII (CVII), off northeastern Indonesia. The block is a subsitute for Lundin's…

Colloquy: Sylvia Earle receives Hubbard Medal

Jul 24, 2013

Colloquy: Editor’s Column American oceanographer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle recently received the Hubbard Medal, the National Geographic Society’s highest honor, recognizing “leadership in exploration, science, environmental stewardship and education…

Fabricating an 8-leg launch jacket in record time

Jul 16, 2013

Using multiple work centers and close project management, L&T delivered the MNP jacket on schedule. Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India was awarded the Mumbai High North (MHN) process platform, living quarters, and process gas compressor module project by ONGC…

Extra time for Aminex in Tanzania

May 30, 2013

Aminex has been given extra time to carry out exploration in its licence in Tanzania's offshore Rovuma Basin.  Partner in the licence Solo Oil, said the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation had agreed a variation of the terms of…

First oil for Talisman off Vietnam

May 22, 2013

Talisman Energy Inc. has announced first oil production from its Hai Su Trang and Hai Su Den (HST/HSD) development, offshore Vietnam. Gross production is expected to reach 15,000 b/d once the facilities are fully commissioned. 'We are…

Van Oord commissions Stingray, new shallow-water pipelay vessel

May 22, 2013

International contractor Van Oord is in the final stages of commissioning its first shallow-water pipelay vessel, Stingray, at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. Meg Chesshyre spoke with Maurice de Kok, Van Oord Offshore’s area manager for offshore pipeline installation…

Buccaneer spuds Cosmo well

May 14, 2013

Buccaneer Energy has spud the shallow water Cosmo No. 1 well located in Alaska's Cook Inlet, near Anchor Point on the Kenai Peninsula, the company announced on 13 May 2013. Buccaneer used the Endeavour - Spirit of Independence jack-up rig…

TWMA wins W. African processing gig

Apr 29, 2013

TWMA has been awarded a contract to supply its offshore processing services to support Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd’s drilling campaign offshore Cameroon. The 400-day contract, which commenced in March this year, is TWMA’s first offshore thermal processing project in the region…

BPZ updates CX-15 spud date

Feb 28, 2013

BPZ Energy expects to spud the first well at its CX-15 development, off Peru, within three to six weeks depending on weather and sea conditions, the company confirmed on 28 February 2013.CX-15 platform (Image: GMC Ltd.)The company said further…

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…

Shallow-water seismic acquisition to begin off Ecuador

Feb 06, 2013

SMG to use Fairfield Z-700 ocean-bottom nodesFairfield Industries’ Z-700 nodesRussia’s Federal State Unitary Scientific & Production Company for Marine Geological Prospecting(State SEVMORGEO Company or SMG) has contracted UK-based WGP Exploration Ltd…

Overcoming the global weakness

Jan 09, 2013

During the past few years, annual change in global oil demand has been running 0.8-1%/year and the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts it to continue in that range in 2013 – well below the previous 20-year 1.5% average annual increase seen before the global banking crisis…

Technip nabs GOM pipeline work

Dec 18, 2012

Technip's G1200 vesselTechnip joins GOM platform junction project Williams Partners and DCP Midstream awarded Technip a pipeline installation contract for their 60-40 owned Discovery System in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Technip announced on 17 December 2012…

Shelf acquires Transocean rigs

Dec 03, 2012

Four Friede & Goldman L-780-Mod II jack-ups were sold to Shelf Drilling by TransoceanShelf closes $1.05 B jack-up rigs acquisitionTransocean has completed the sale of 38 shallow water rigs to newcomer Shelf Drilling for $1.05 billion, the company announced on 30 November 2012…

Black Elk death toll rises

Nov 29, 2012

Black Elk Energy production platformBody indentified as missing Grand Isle workerThe death toll from Black Elk Energy's 16 November platform fire has risen to three as the body of the sole missing worker has been recovered off Grand Isle…

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