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Tracking floating production in Mexico

May 01, 2015

Bruce Crager profiles some of the floating production vessels already being used offshore Mexico, and highlights what is yet to come. FPSO Yùum K’ak’Náab is currently operating in the KMZ oilfield in the Bay of Campeche…

Ensuring the integrity of fatigue-sensitive SCRs

May 01, 2015

Denise Smiles, of Optical Metrology Services Ltd (OMS), discusses how to correct internal HiLo misalignment between butted pipes. OMS’ automatic pipe end dimensioning tool. Images from OMS. Deepwater…

Remembering the not-so distant past

May 01, 2015

Given that our issue’s focus is the Gulf of Mexico, it is fitting that we remember the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. On 20 April 2010, 11 lives were lost when the Macondo well blew out, spilling millions of barrels of oil…

ExxonMobil starts Kizomba Phase 2

Apr 30, 2015

ExxonMobil started oil production at the Kizomba Satellites Phase 2 subsea development project off Angola. The Kizomba B FPSO. From BP. Phase 2 of Kizomba is a subsea infrastructure development of the Kakocha…

Goliat arriving in Hammerfest

Apr 28, 2015

In this video, Eni shows the Goliat floating and production storage offloading unit (FPSO) platform arriving in Hammerfest, Norway from the Ulsan shipyard in South Korea after a 63-day journey of 15,608 nautical miles. The platform was aboard the Dockwise Vanguard…

Global FSRU demand ramps up

Apr 27, 2015

This year, Pakistan, Egypt, Jordan and Uruguay plan to begin importing natural gas via floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) vessels. The vessels are a solution to the challenge of importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) into areas…

Court ruling clears TEN path

Apr 27, 2015

A tribunal has rejected a bid by the Ivory Coast to stop oil and gas exploration and development activities in a disputed area between its waters and offshore Ghana.  The ruling paves the way for UK-headquartered Tullow Oil to continue with its TEN Project offshore Ghana…

InterMoor completes Equatorial Guinea project

Apr 23, 2015

InterMoor completed replacing critical components in an floating production unit (FPU) mooring system offshore Equatorial Guinea, enabling the prime contractor, Boskalis, to expand the InterMoor work scope. The Zafiro Producer…

Tullow uses XPD8 on Jubilee

Apr 22, 2015

Asset integrity management specialist, XPD8 Solutions, secured a £375,000 contract for work in West Africa with Tullow Oil.  Over six-months, the Aberdeen-headquartered firm will migrate Tullow Oil’s existing computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to the Maximo software package…

Schahin files for bankruptcy

Apr 20, 2015

The Schahin Group filed for bankruptcy for its engineering unit as it seeks protection from creditors, according to news agency Bloomberg. Schahin holds 28 diversified companies and about US$2.12 billion in debt. However, Schahin’s oil and…

Fulcrum year for mega gas

Apr 20, 2015

2015 may well be remembered as the year when natural gas truly announced itself as the major energy fuel source. With the announcement that Shell is targeting a US$70 billion deal for BG Group, and in doing so increasing their current LNG capacity to around 33 million tons per annum…

Delta House flows

Apr 17, 2015

Louisiana-based LLOG Exploration Co. began production from the Delta House floating production system (FPS) in the Gulf of Mexico. Delta House. From LLOG. Delta House is located in Mississippi Canyon 254…

Goliat arrives in Hammerfest

Apr 17, 2015

Eni's floating cylindrical platform for the Goliat field in the Barents Sea arrives in Hammerfest today (April 17) from South Korea after a 63-day voyage covering 15,608 nautical miles, the firm has announced. The 107m-diameter, 64,000…

Total inks DNV GL for Kaombo MWS

Apr 09, 2015

French super major Total has awarded the marine warranty services (MWS) contract for its Kaombo project offshore Angola to DNV GL. The Kaombo, in Block 32, in 1400-1950m water depth, about 150km offshore Angola, comprises six fields (Gindungo…

Huntington due to resume

Apr 08, 2015

Canada-based, North Sea-focused independent Iona Energy says production from the E.ON-operated Huntington field is due to return to normal operations as gas export rate restrictions are lifted. The Huntington field, produced via the Voyageur Spirit FPSO…

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