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TGS, PGS, WesternGeco in 6,400 sq km Seismic Survey Offshore Malaysia

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore seismic data and services trio TGS, PGS, and Schlumberger's WesternGeco, have secured pre-funding for a 6,400 square kilometer multi-client 3D survey starting in October in the Sarawak Basin, offshore Malaysia.The survey is the first phase of a multi-year contract awarded by the Malaysian national oil firm Petronas in 2020 through competitive bidding to acquire and process up to 105,000 square kilometers of multi-client 3D data over a 5-year period in the Basin…

DUG Software for PXGEO's Seismic Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Australian supercomputer group DUG has signed an agreement with offshore seismic services firm PXGEO for the provision of software onboardtheir marine seismic vessel PXGEO 2.'The company will provide its DUG Insight software for real-time data…

Equinor Gets Consent for Continued Use of Island Wellserver Vessel

Jan 04, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has received regulatory consent to keep using the Island Wellserver well intervention vessel in 2021.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, is an extension of an existing consent.The consent…

Charter Extension for Rem Offshore's Rem Saltire Vessel

Dec 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore said Tuesday it had secured a contract extension for its Rem Saltire offshore vessel.Rem Offshore said in a stock exchange filing it 'has been awarded an extension to the existing contract which will secure utilization for 2021…

Turkey to Carry Out Seismic Survey in Eastern Mediterranean

Oct 12, 2020

Turkey's navy has issued an advisory late Sunday saying that the Turkish ship Oruc Reis will carry out a seismic survey in the eastern Mediterranean over the next ten days, a step likely to revive tensions with NATO ally Greece.Two other vessels…

TGS Starts Norwegian Sea Seismic Survey

May 27, 2020

Norwegian seismic data company TGS has begun its previously announced Atlantic Margin 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore north-west Europe using the Polarcus Adira survey vessel.The AM20 survey covers the latest APA19 awards in the Norwegian…

TechnipFMC's Vessel Breaks Record Offshore Norway

May 12, 2020

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC has said its Deep Energy vessel has set a new world record for the stiffest pipe ever installed from a Reel-Lay vessel. In a social media post on Tuesday, TechnipFMC said the landmark was achieved while…

DOF Vessel to Install Seismic Nodes in Nigeria

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has secured two contracts in Nigeria, and Angola, respectively.The first contract is for seismic nodes installation in Nigeria for an undisclosed client. The work will be executed from the CSV Geosund…

Rever Offshore Firms Up North Sea Presence

Jul 05, 2019

The subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry Rever Offshore continued to consolidate its North Sea presence, announcing the successful completion of three standalone contracts for energy major, Total E&P UK.The UK-based company said…

BP Taps KBR for Greater Tortue

May 09, 2019

Engineering house KBR has been awarded a contract to support BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project, off Senegal and MauritaniaThe work is an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to provide facilities integration…

DEME orders heavy lift vessel from COSCO

Mar 02, 2017

Belgium marine contractor DEME has ordered a new, 300-tonne lifting capacity offshore transport and installation vessel, to be called Orion, from China's COSCO.  The vessel is set to be delivered in 2019 and will be deployed by DEME’s…

ABB divests HV cable business

Sep 21, 2016

Germany's NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total enterprise value of US$934 million. The business is part of ABB’s Power Grids division, which is currently undergoing a strategic review. The sale includes ABB's new cable laying vessel…

Getting fishy

Apr 01, 2016

The race is on to create an autonomous, resident underwater vehicle capable of long-term inspection operations and eventually a level of intervention. Elaine Maslin takes a look at BG Group’s version. FlatFish during shallow water seatrials…

BP ends Oceaneering vessel contract

Feb 03, 2016

BP has informed Oceaneering that it has terminated its contract with the Bourbon Oceanteam 101 vessel, effective May 2016. The vessel had been hired by the supermajor to work offshore Angola. Prior to the early termination notification…

Kosmos gets Achiever extension, dayrate drop

Oct 01, 2015

Dallas-based Kosmos Energy entered into a deal with Atwood Oceanics that will see the exploration and production company get an extension, and a reduced rate for the Atwood Achiever ultra deepwater rig for operations offshore Northwest Africa…

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