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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 Sea and extends West into open acreage where TGS has identified several interesting leads, TGS said.The company said that the survey data would provide E&P…

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…

Husky begins second South White Rose well production

Sep 09, 2015

Husky Energy has commenced production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill center offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The two wells are expected to ramp up to a combined net peak production of 15,000 b/d. South…

Unique Group delivers Vaila to Aberdeen

May 14, 2015

Unique Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, delivered two new dive systems and a diving vessel worth around £5million to global services provider, Vertech. The Hydracraft 1500 Daughter Craft vessel…

SIOFF agrees to Daya vessel sale

May 01, 2015

Siem Offshore (SIOFF) agreed to sell Siem Daya 1 to Daya for US$120 million. In addition, SIOFF is entitled to a 60/40 profit share in SIOFFs favor based on the profit Daya makes on the vessel limited to an additional $10 million…

MacGregor makes delivery

Apr 29, 2015

Following an order announced in October 2013, MacGregor, part of Cargotec, delivered and commissioned 45 variable frequency drive (VFD) winches and a full control system for the recently completed heavy-lift crane barge Hyundai HLV-10000…

NADL, Rosneft delay deal termination

Apr 20, 2015

Norway-based North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) and Russia's Rosneft recently agreed to extend the termination date of the 2014 framework agreement until May 31, 2017. The agreement states that either party can end the agreement, including any offshore drilling contracts…

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