Offshore Floating Production News - page 125


Arup platform for Xcite's Bentley

Apr 09, 2014

Aberdeen-based independent explorer Xcite Energy Resources (XER) has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to use a self-installing platform design on its North Sea Bentley field. The MOU, with engineering firms AMEC and Ove Arup & Partners…

Technip takes KANFA stake

Apr 08, 2014

Sevan Marine has agreed to sell a 49% stake in Norwegian firm KANFA AS to Technip Norge for an undisclosed amount. The deal will leave Sevan Marine with 51% ownership in KANFA AS, with Technip owning the remaining 49%. KANFA is an…

Aibel bags Catcher topsides contract

Apr 08, 2014

Aibel’s Singapore office has been awarded a contract by BW Offshore Singapore to provide topside engineering services for the UK North Sea Catcher project, operated by Premier Oil. The scope includes detailed engineering services for…

Tymor opens Louisiana office

Apr 07, 2014

The expansion follows a second successful year for the naval architecture and marine engineering specialist.  The company, which focuses on marine, subsea and structural design and analysis, is on track to record turnover of £800,000 for the financial year ended March 2014…

Xcite signs Bentley FSO MOU

Apr 07, 2014

Aberdeen-based independent explorer Xcite Energy Resources (XER) has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Teekay Shipping Norway on the use of a floating production facility for its Bentley heavy oil field in the North Sea. The…

BSEE inspects Eagle Texas vessel

Apr 04, 2014

A team of US BSEE engineers and inspectors conducted a safety inspection of the first FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) vessel designed and built for containment use in the Gulf of Mexico. The pre-production inspection is…

Milestone marked on Ichthys

Apr 03, 2014

INPEX has marked the first dry dock hull block erection on the Ichthys LNG project central processing facility (CPF) at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. With 150m x 110m topside dimensions…

Eni picks Bumi FPSO for Angola

Apr 01, 2014

Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider, Bumi Armada Berhad has received a letter of intent (LOI) from Eni Angola, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eni, for a contract for the chartering, operation, and maintenance of…

Premier inks BW Offshore FPSO

Apr 01, 2014

BW Offshore has signed a Letter of Award (LOA) with Premier Oil for a floating production unit (FPSO) to operate on the Catcher oil field in the UK North Sea. The LOA will be converted into a final contract subject to final partner sanction…

Kraken on track

Mar 26, 2014

North Sea independent EnQuest plans to spend about US$1 billion on new projects in 2014, including about $400 million on the Kraken FPSO development. A further $200 million will be spend on the Alma/Galia development, due on stream in H2 this year…

Jumbo selected for Western Isles

Mar 19, 2014

Jumbo signed a Contract with Subsea 7 for the provision of the floating production, storage and offloading vessel mooring piles and ground chains installation for Dana Petroleum's Western Isles Development Project (WIDP). Installation…

Keppel bags string of contracts

Mar 17, 2014

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s subsidiaries have secured contracts worth about US$110 million in total. Keppel Shipyard will, for SOFEC Inc., fabricate an external turret mooring system for an FPSO vessel that will operate in the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme fields in Ghana…

Floating production to reach $130B

Feb 25, 2014

Energy Maritime Associates (EMA) predicts US$130 billion will be spent on floating production units by 2018. A report by the Society of Petroleum Engineers said that continued expansion in the use of subsea production technologies, coupled…

Ophir looks to FLNG

Feb 20, 2014

UK-listed explorer Ophir Energy is eying floating LNG to develop its Equatorial Guinea gas fields and has signed a letter of intent with Petrofac to help it draw up a field development plan. Ophir has an 80% interest in Block R, in the south-eastern part of the Niger Delta complex…

CAMAC inks FPSO deal

Feb 19, 2014

CAMAC Energy announced today that a long-term contract has been signed for the floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) Armada Perdana for continued use offshore Nigeria. The contract provides for an initial term of five years…

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