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OTC 2014: Distinguished Achievement Award recipients announced

04/23/2014

The Offshore Technology Conference has revealed the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Achievement Awards.

North Sea Hejre jacket loaded out

04/23/2014

Heerema Fabrication Group has skidded the 8,500-ton launch jacket for DONG Energy’s Hejre field platform onto a barge at the quayside in Vlissingen.

Southeastern Barents Sea FTG survey under way

04/23/2014

ARKeX has restarted acquisition of a multi-client full tensor gravity gradiometry (FTG) survey over the southeastern Barents Sea offshore Norway.

Prysmian to engineer offshore Zakum subsea power conversion

04/23/2014

Emirates Holding has awarded Prysmian Group a $41.4-million contract for ADMA-OPCO’s Zakum oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.

Atkins to assist Maersk in North Sea IRM campaign

04/23/2014

Maersk Oil UK has awarded Atkins an engineering support contract for three floaters in the North Sea.

Technip to sell controlling stake in India dive specialist

04/23/2014

Technip has agreed to divest a majority stake of between 51% and 75% in Seamec to HAL Offshore Ltd., India.

Premier commissions drilling templates for North Sea Catcher project

04/23/2014

Aquaterra Energy has won a contract valued at up to $16.8 million to design and build six drill center templates (DCTs) for Premier Oil’s Catcher development in the UK central North Sea.

Processing under way of offshore Taranaki Waru seismic survey

04/23/2014

New Zealand Oil & Gas (NZOG) says the Aquila Explorer has completed a 540-km (335-mi) 2D seismic survey over its PEP 54857 Waru permit offshore South Taranaki, New Zealand.

North Sea Huntington field offline for repairs

04/23/2014

Noreco says production from the E.ON Ruhrgas-operated Huntington field in the UK central North Sea has been suspended since April 12.

PTTEP increases stake in Contract 4 project offshore Thailand

04/23/2014

PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has signed agreements to acquire 100% equity stakes of Hess’ subsidiaries in Thailand.

CMM receives first Damen PSV 3300 vessel

04/23/2014

Compagnie Maritime Monégasque S.A.M. (CMM) has received a Damen Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) 3300.

TDW isolates pipeline end manifold for testing of new pipeline offshore Malaysia

04/23/2014

T.D. Williamson (TDW) reports that, as the result of a pressure isolation carried out on a major export gas pipeline offshore Malaysia, the pipeline was safely hydro-tested and made ready for commissioning.

FlexTech signs contract with Ocean Installer

04/23/2014

FlexTech has signed a contract with Ocean Installer for flexible pipe installation in a £500,000 ($839,450) deal.

FAR updates on drilling programs, including offshore Senegal

04/23/2014

This year, FAR Ltd. says it expects to drill five exploration wells. Of these five wells, the first two are being drilled offshore Senegal.

Expro expands in Azerbaijan with BP contract

04/23/2014

Expro has secured a milestone subsea contract with BP for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the South Caspian Sea.

Jee wins subsea pipeline design contract

04/23/2014 Jee Ltd., a multi-discipline subsea engineering and training firm, has been awarded a contract in support of a seven-year development. The contract, with a major offshore pipelay and subsea construction company, is as a result of recent oil field ...

Authorities end four-year Deepwater Horizon accident cleanup

04/22/2014

The US Coast Guard has ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the four-year active cleanup following the Deepwater Horizon accident.

Todd Energy adopts Paradigm software suite

04/22/2014

Todd Energy has acquired a comprehensive suite of Paradigm’s seismic interpretation, formation evaluation, and reservoir modeling software.

Neptune Marine receives contract for work on Ichthys

04/22/2014

McDermott has awarded Neptune Marine Services Ltd. a survey and ROV contract on the Ichthys LNG project.

Hydrasun to expand specialist manufacturing capabilities to meet subsea demands

04/22/2014

Hydrasun, a provider of integrated fluid transfer, power, and control solutions to the global energy market, is expanding its operations with a £3 million ($5 million) investment in its specialist manufacturing facility in Aviemore, Scotland.