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First-of-its-kind Well Stimulation in the Caspian

Dec 26, 2018

BP announced Monday that a newly retrofitted vessel has been launched to be used for acid stimulation activities in 17 selected wells in its operated Azer-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) offshore field, marking a first-of-its-kind project for the region…

Subsea 7 Bags BP Gulf of Mexico Deal

Dec 24, 2018

The  seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) contract by BP for the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico.Project execution…

Venezuela Navy Confronts Exxon Vessel in Guyana Border Dispute

Dec 24, 2018

Venezuela's navy 'intercepted' a ship exploring for oil on behalf of Exxon Mobil Corp in Guyanese waters over the weekend, Guyana's foreign ministry said in a statement, while neighboring Venezuela said the incident occurred within its territory…

Boskalis Buys BoDo's Cable Lay Business

Dec 21, 2018

Dutch dredging and offshore contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced Friday it has reached a deal with Geramny-based SPIE to acquire the offshore cable installation activities and assets of Bohlen Doyen GmbH (BoDo).BoDo's operations…

Aker Solutions Wins Jotun FEED Contract

Dec 21, 2018

The newly formed exploration and production (E&P) company Vår Energi is progressing the redevelopment of the Balder and Ringhorne area offshore Norway and a FEED contract for the Jotun FPSO life extension has now been signed with Aker Solutions…

Saipem Scores Additional Zohr Work

Dec 20, 2018

Italian services company Saipem said it has secured more than $1.2 billion worth of additional work for the “supergiant” Zohr field development project, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea.Saipem announced on Thursday it won an offshore contract addendum with Petrobel…

Xodus Appoints Phil Cooper as New Director

Dec 19, 2018

The Scottish energy group Xodus Group has appointed Phil Cooper as a new corporate development director to support the continued growth of the company.The Aberdeen-based international energy consultancy said in a press release that Cooper has…

Hybrid Riser Tackles the Deepwater Pre-salt

Dec 19, 2018

The Brazilian oil and gas market has begun to heat up again with the resumption of the pre-salt block tenders, leading a range of service companies to gear up to offer a variety of new technologies aiming to help operators overcome the technological…

Eni Deploys OPT's PowerBuoy

Dec 19, 2018

Ocean Power Technologies' PowerBuoy has been deployed in the Adriatic Sea to advance Eni’s R&D MaREnergy project that aims to develop, deploy and demonstrate wave energy renewable technologies in oil and gas operations, the U.S.-based ocean energy solutions provider announced Wednesday…

3D at Depth Expands

Dec 19, 2018

Subsea laser LiDAR (SL) technology and 3D data visualization solutions specialist 3D at Depth said it has expanded several global office locations and launched a new portfolio of services designed to support cohesive workflow efficiencies for offshore oil field design through decommissioning…

DOF Scores North Sea Hat-trick

Dec 19, 2018

Norwegian subsea operating company DOF Subsea has been awarded three new contracts in the North Sea.The first of these contracts will see DOF Subsea undertake a workscope in the Norwegian North Sea involving subsea construction support and pre…

Schlumberger Bags Equinor Contract for Subsea Boosting System

Dec 19, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company.The contract is for the supply of the industry’s first all-electric actuated subsea boosting system for the Vigdis Field in the Norwegian North Sea…

Ocean Installer Clinches Johan Castberg Deal

Dec 18, 2018

Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer and Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA have signed a contract that covers the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) mooring installation, tow out and hook-up of the Johan Castberg FPSO in the Barents Sea…

Saipem Nearing Deal for Russian LNG Work

Dec 18, 2018

Italian energy contractor Saipem plans to sign a deal this week with Novatek to build offshore platforms for the Russian firm's liquefied natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to talks told Reuters.Novatek aims to produce as much LNG as Qatar…

Coast Guard Working to Contain MC20 Leak

Dec 17, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has partially assumed federal control of response operations to contain an oil discharge from the site of the collapsed Mississippi Canyon Block 20 (MC20) offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 11 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River…

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