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US$1.6bn of pipelay support contracts for Subsea 7

Jul 08, 2013

Subsea 7 is to build and operate three flexible pipe-lay support vessels (PLSV) for Petrobras under three five-year contracts worth about US$1.6 billion. The contracts include project management, engineering and installation of flowlines…

Appomattox potential grows

Jul 03, 2013

Shell said today it has made a 100million barrel deepwater oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, adding to the potential of the future development of its Appomattox find.   The Vicksburg A discovery is nearby Appomattox, which contains…

ABT buoy lined up for North Sea field

Jul 02, 2013

North Sea independent Antrim Resources has agreed a deal which could see the use of new buoy technology to develop its Fyne field. Fellow independent Enegi, along with its joint venture partner ABTechnology, is to work up a new field development plan (FDP) for Fyne…

Five-year pipelay charter for Subsea 7

Jul 02, 2013

Subsea 7 has been awarded a US450million contract by Petrobras for the use of the Seven Pheonix pipelay vessel for five years. The vessel has operated for Petrobras for several years and is currently under contract with the Brazilian oeprator…

Semborp lands two more jack-up orders

Jul 01, 2013

Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard has won two orders for turnkey contracts worth a total US$417million from Mexico's Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro. The orders are for the construction of two jack-up rigs, scheduled for delivery at end July 2015 and end of third quarter 2015…

Seadrill JV nets Petrobras work

Jun 28, 2013

Brazil's Petrobras awarded Seadrill Ltd and SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad's 50:50 joint venture Sapura Navegação Marítima S.A., Brazil (SNM), a contract for the charter and operation of three pipelaying support vessels (PLSV's).  The eight-year contract…

ABB wins Western Isles FPSO contract

Jun 28, 2013

ABB has been awarded a US$20 million contract to provide power and automation technologies to a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). The unit is being built to Sevan Marine's cylindrical design at Chinese shipyard COSCO Nantong for Dana Petroleum…

Drilling rigs in Brazil

Jun 27, 2013

In mid-April, there were 122 offshore drilling rigs in Brazil, including 29 under construction and 93 others: 26 drillships, 52 semisubmersibles, 8 jackups, and 7 platform rigs. The status of the rigs not under construction: 77 drilling, 8 on workovers…

MacGregor wins Bourbon crane contract

Jun 27, 2013

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order for a 150-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane from leading offshore oil & gas marine services specialist, Bourbon. This builds on a contract that was secured at the end of 2007 from the operator for ten similar cranes…

Atwood orders fourth drillship from DSME

Jun 25, 2013

A subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics has ordered a fourth ultra-deepwater drillship from South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The vessel, to be named the Atwood Archer, will be identical to the previously ordered Atwood Advantage…

Dockwise offloads Lucius spar

Jun 19, 2013

Dockwise successfully offloaded the 23,000 ton Lucius spar last week for the Lucius deepwater oil and natural gas project located in the Gulf of Mexico. The Lucius truss spar, measuring 184m (605ft) long and 34m (110ft) in diameter, was…

GE wins FPSO power supply

Jun 19, 2013

GE will supply Mitsui Ocean Development Engineering Co. Ltd. (MODEC) with four LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine packages for a new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform. The FPSO, owned and operated by MODEC, will be installed in 2…

Helix completes Caesar sale

Jun 18, 2013

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. closed the sale of its pipelay vessel, the Caesar, to Trevaskis Ltd. Cash proceeds of approximately US$108 million of the total selling price of approximately $138 million were received at closing; the company…

Ocean Rig receives drillship contract

Jun 17, 2013

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. received a Letter of Award for its ultra deepwater drillship Ocean Rig Skyros. The Letter of Award is for five wells or a minimum of 275 days contract for drilling offshore West Africa, with an estimated backlog of approximately US $190 million…

Colloquy: Safety first... in the North Sea

Jun 12, 2013

COLLOQUY: Editor's Column Beginning this month, we recognize the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster. The Piper Alpha production platform was operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd. in the UK sector of the North Sea…

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