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OGX begins Campos basin production

Dec 17, 2013

On 4 Dec 2013, OGX Petroleo e Gas SA , Brazil's second-largest oil company by market value, began production in the Tubarão Martelo field, located in the BM-C-39 and BM-C-40 blocks, through the horizontal well TBMT-8H. On 29 Nov 2013…

Keppel lands S$150m contracts

Dec 16, 2013

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) subsidiaries Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) and Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) have secured five contracts worth about S$150 million in total. Keppel Shipyard's contracts are FPSO and FSO projects from Armada C7 Pte Ltd…

Trouble in deepwater?

Dec 16, 2013

Deepwater drilling rig contractors are facing an uncertain future, with an increasingly fragmented market favoring those who contract the vessels, according to an analyst. The comments follow market updates from rig operators including Transocean Ltd…

Keppel starts building CAN DO design

Dec 12, 2013

Keppel FELS Ltd has said it is to start building its CAN DO drillship design, with a 2016 completeion date. No secure contract has been secured for the vessel yet. Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)…

Eni to buy Saipem's Firenze FPSO

Dec 11, 2013

Milan-based Saipem announced an agreement with Eni for the sale of the Firenze FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) business line for €336 million (US$464 million). The agreement includes the Firenze FPSO unit, the on-board processing plan…

Hess in production off Malaysia

Dec 10, 2013

EOC Ltd. announced that its Perisai Kamelia FPSO successfully completed startup and commissioning at Hess' Kamelia field in the North Malay Basin, offshore Malaysia. The FPSO is under contract to fast-track natural gas production at the field…

Bibby Remote Intervention adds to ROV fleet

Dec 09, 2013

Bibby Remote Intervention Ltd. (BRIL) has secured a multi-million pound contract with Olympic Shipping to install two 150hp, deepwater Quasar ROVs onboard the construction support vessel (CSV), Olympic Ares. The two ROVs will be installed…

Colombian FLRSU receives topsides

Dec 09, 2013

Installation of topsides liquefaction equipment has begun on the Caribbean FLNG project that will be in service off Colombia, contractor Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. announced. The topsides equipment will utilize the PRICO technology, supplied by subcontractor Black & Veatch…

An FSRU first

Dec 04, 2013

The Toscana became the world’s first permanently moored floating storage and regasification unit earlier this year. Nick Palmer talks more about the unit and its external turret mooring system. This August saw the final installation and hook up of the floating…

Ceona's Polar Onyx out of dry dock

Dec 04, 2013

Ceona's high-capacity flexible/umbilical pipelay and subsea construction vessel the Polar Onyx has been floated out of dry dock at Ulstein Verft yard in Norway following an intensive outfitting program. It has now moved to the shipyard quay…

Understanding the ice environment is critical to Arctic success

Dec 03, 2013

Declining reserves from mature fields worldwide, the ongoing demand for oil, and retreating sea ice have brought a flurry of exploration activity to the Arctic. The US Geological Survey estimates undiscovered Arctic petroleum resources of 90 billion bbls of oil and 1…

Prelude's first float out

Dec 03, 2013

Watch as the 488m-long hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility floats out of the dry dock at Geoje, South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries yard, where the facility is currently under construction. Upon completion…

Lukoil awards ice-class contracts

Dec 03, 2013

Malaysia-based offshore oilfield services firm Bumi Armada Berhad has been awarded three contracts by LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft LLC to provide three Ice-Class vessels to service offshore platforms in the Filanovsky field, in the Caspian Sea…

PGS to begin Triton full-azimuth survey in GoM

Dec 02, 2013

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announces the TRITON GeoStreamer® Full Azimuth survey, a new solution to complex imaging problems in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.  PGS offer this survey as the next important advance in tailored acquisition design…

MacGregor cranes for accommodation unit

Nov 28, 2013

MacGregor has won a contract to deliver a comprehensive set of cranes to a new vessel under construction at the long-established Canadian shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc. The vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of Spring 2015…

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