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Exxon’s Julia work contracts

Jul 25, 2013

ExxonMobil chose Oceaneering International Inc. to supply production control umbilicals for its US$4 billion Julia development in the Gulf of Mexico. The order is for a 14mi.-long (22.5 km), electro-hydraulic, steel-tube umbilical. The umbilical will supply hydraulic control fluids…

Egina subsea order for FMC

Jul 25, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. for subsea equipment for the Egina field. It has an estimated value of $1.2 billion. The supply scope includes subsea trees and wellheads, manifolds, installation tooling…

Saipem EPIC for Egina

Jul 25, 2013

Saipem has been awarded the contract for the Nigerian subsea development of the Egina field, in a 1700m water depth. It is worth approximately $3 billion. Fabrication will be performed almost entirely in Nigeria and most in the Saipem Rumoulumeni Yard in Port Harcourt…

FMC tree order

Jul 25, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Petrobras for subsea trees for its pre-salt fields off Brazil. The award is estimated at US$500 million and represents the call-off of the remaining value of the $1.5 billion agreement announced in March of 2012…

Technip contract for Snøhvit

Jul 25, 2013

Technip was awarded a lump sum contract for pipelay and subsea installations for the Snøhvit CO2 Solution project by Statoil. Snøhvit field is located about 140km north-west of Hammerfest, Norway. The project will establish an additional well at a new CO2 injection template…

Gumusut-Kakap gets FPS

Jul 25, 2013

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd. received a semisubmersible floating production system (FPS) for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field offshore Sabah. The FPS was handed over to Sabah Shell in early June and is installed in about 1200m water depth…

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…

OneSubsea wins UK North Sea Chevron contracts

Jul 23, 2013

Newly formed subsea business OneSubsea has picked up a major contract with Chevron on its deepwater west of Shetland Rosebank development. OneSubsea, a joint venture between Schlumberger and Cameron, is to provide the subsea equipment on the 240MM boe recoverable Rosebank development…

Deepwater production gets high-pressure boost

Jul 17, 2013

Petrobras leads subsea pumping development to overcome deepwater production problems Subsea boosting has evolved since the first subsea multiphase pump was installed, in 1994, by Shell at Draugen field in the Norwegian Sea. That pump…

Shell to shut-in Auger to tie into Cardamom

Jul 17, 2013

With the latest seismic and drilling technologies, the Cardamom development is expected to deliver new production from the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico to existing infrastructure. Nearly two decades after setting a world water-depth record for drilling and production…

FPS delivered to Gumusut-Kakap field off Malaysia

Jul 08, 2013

A semisubmersible floating production system for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field was delivered to be installed at the project development site offshore Sabah. The Gumusut-Kakap field is Malaysia’s second deepwater development after the Kikeh oil field…

FMC wins Petrobras contract

Jul 03, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Petrobras for the supply of subsea trees for its pre-salt fields, located offshore Brazil. The value of the award is estimated at $500 million and represents the call-off of the remaining value of the $1…

Oceaneering, McDermott win Julia work

Jul 01, 2013

ExxonMobil chose Oceaneering International Inc. to supply production control umbilicals for its US$4 billion Julia development in the Gulf of Mexico. The order is for an electro-hydraulic, steel tube umbilical approximately 14 miles (22…

MacGregor wins Bourbon crane contract

Jun 27, 2013

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for a 150-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane from leading offshore oil & gas marine services specialist, Bourbon. This builds on a contract that was secured at the end of 2007 from the operator for ten similar cranes…

Total awards contracts for Egina field

Jun 25, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. was awarded a US $1.2 billion contract from Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. for subsea equipment for the Egina field, and Saipem won a $3 billion contract for the subsea development of the field. The Egina field is located in Block OML 130 offshore Nigeria…

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