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Solstad Scores Long-term Charter with Total

Dec 14, 2018

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore ASA, together with its local partner Petro Services, has entered into a contract with Total Exploration & Production Congo for the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Sleipner.The contract has a duration of two years firm plus four six-month options…

BP Green Lights Trinidad, Tobago Gas Projects

Dec 14, 2018

BP in Trinidad and Tobago (bptt) gave the go-ahead to two new gas developments, Cassia compression and Matapal, offshore Trinidad, it said on Friday.BP will build a new platform, Cassia C, and first gas from the facility is expected in the third quarter of 2021…

Notorious Virus Suspected in Saipem Cyber Hack

Dec 12, 2018

A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to a massive attack in 2012 on Saudi Aramco.'The cyber attack hit servers based in the Middle East…

Acteon Acquires Deepwater Corrosion Services

Dec 12, 2018

Acteon Group Ltd has acquired subsea corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc. in a move to strengthen the group's ability to help customers manage the integrity of subsea infrastructure throughout the life of a field.Deepwater has designed…

Chevron Gets Green Light for Captain EOR

Dec 11, 2018

Energy giant Chevron announced Tuesday it has received approval from the U.K. Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to move ahead with its plans for an Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project that aims to unlock millions of extra barrels of oil and extend the life of the long-producing Captain field in the U…

DNV GL to Test Bolt Fatigue for API

Dec 11, 2018

DNV GL said it has secured a contract from the American Petroleum Institute (API) for the full-scale S-N fatigue testing of large diameter bolts. The objective of the program is to improve fatigue assessments of critical bolted connections particularly…

Hornsea One Export Cable Installation Completed

Dec 11, 2018

The installation of export cables at the world's largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea One in the North Sea off the coast of England, has been completed several months ahead of schedule, Danish operator Ørsted announced Tuesday.With offshore export cables totaling 467km…

Tailwind Energy Hits First Oil From UK North Sea

Dec 11, 2018

New UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Tailwind Energy has announced first oil from the 100% owned Gannet E redevelopment to the Triton FPSO.  The London-based contracts services company for North Sea work said in a press note that the…

Modus Completes Vashishta Trenching

Dec 10, 2018

Modus Seabed Intervention Limited said it has trenched to specification the ONGC Vashishta pipelines and umbilical offshore India for McDermott International.The work scope included the trenching and surveying of two 18-kilometer pipelines with outside diameters of up to 579 millimeters…

Neptune Completes VNG Norge Integration

Dec 10, 2018

Neptune Energy announced Monday it has completed the integration with the former VNG Norge business. The integrated business, Neptune Energy Norge, will be among the top five independent producers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf by equity…

Hess, Conoco Raise 2019 Production Outlook

Dec 10, 2018

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp and Conocophillips both expect production for 2019 to be higher than this year even as they spend roughly the same amount of money on exploration, the companies said on Monday.Investors have been urging U.S. oil…

Eni Starts Production at Vandumbu Field

Dec 10, 2018

Italy's Eni said it has started production from the Vandumbu field in Block 15/06 through West Hub N’Goma floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO).Block 15/06 is located approximately 350 kilometers northwest of Luanda and 130 kilometers west of Soyo…

Rovco Awarded Funding for 3D Visualization Project

Dec 10, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco predicts its integrated technology that utilizes advanced 3D computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) systems with ROV platforms could transform the way…

GCE Subsea Announces Rebrand

Dec 07, 2018

Norwegian subsea cluster group GCE Subsea announced it will change its name to GCE Ocean Technology as it widens its focus to include other ocean industries beyond the traditional oil and gas sector.'Our new name gives us a more distinct identity and is more inclusive as it reflects…

Green Light for Troll Phase 3

Dec 07, 2018

Equinor has received government approval for its plan to boost output and extend the lifetime of Troll, Norway's largest oil and gas field, the company said on Friday.The field accounts for about 40 percent of the natural gas reserves on the…

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