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More contracts awarded for Sea Lion offshore Falklands

08/21/2014

Premier Oil has updated progress on the Sea Lion project, the first field development offshore the Falkland Islands.

Idemitsu proves more gas offshore Vietnam

08/21/2014

Idemitsu Oil & Gas has discovered gas and condensate with its fourth well in blocks 05-1 b and 05-1c offshore southern Vietnam.

Prosafe prepares to receive new accommodation vessels

08/21/2014

Prosafe expects to take delivery during 4Q of the newbuild accommodation support vessel Safe Boreas from Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. 

ONS 2014: Trelleborg to introduce ‘next generation’ seals

08/21/2014

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will unveil its new “next generation” seal – the Multi-Contact Turcon Variseal – at ONS 2014 in Stavanger, Norway, Aug. 25-28.

ONS 2014: SPX to launch new flange integrity management software

08/21/2014

SPX Hydraulic Technologies will introduce Flange Pro, its new flange integrity management system at this year’s Offshore Northern Seas.

North Sea Bream FPSO, subsea studies under way

08/21/2014

Premier Oil aims to recover 40 MMbbl from its Bream oil field development in the Norwegian North Sea via four production and two water injection wells tied back to an FPSO.

Bumi Armada to supply Madura BD floater

08/21/2014

Husky-CNOOC Madura has issued a letter of intent to Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings Ltd. for a leased FPSO.

NPD completes latest Barents Sea 2D seismic survey

08/21/2014

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has completed its frontier seismic acquisition season. 

Petrobras orders more manifolds from FMC

08/21/2014

Petrobras has contracted FMC Technologies to supply five subsea manifolds for presalt fields offshore Brazil.

Corrosion issue halts operations at Troll C

08/21/2014

Statoil has shut down production on the Troll C platform in the Norwegian North Sea, after an inspection program identified damage to a pipe connected to the oil export system.

Shell strengthens Western Gulf of Mexico position through Lease Sale 238 win

08/20/2014

Shell says it continues to build on its position in the Perdido fold belt by adding a block in the Western Gulf of Mexico region through the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Lease Sale 238. 

Ampelmann, TSG Marine design new motion-compensation offshore lift

08/20/2014

On Aug. 20, in a refurbishment program to upgrade lifeboats on offshore platforms, Ampelmann completed a second successful re-installation using its full motion compensation technology.

TDW completes pipeline pressure operation in Gulf of Thailand

08/20/2014

PTT Exploration and Production Public Co. Ltd (PTTEP) recently partnered with T.D. Williamson (TDW) to help replace three topside valves on its Bongkot platform in the Gulf of Thailand.

Blueback Reservoir and Cegal to partner

08/20/2014

Blueback Reservoir and Cegal plan to merge in order to combine and expand their offerings and to provide petrotechnical solutions for the oil and gas industry.

Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale high bids total more than $109 million

08/20/2014

Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 attracted $109,951,644 million in high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the US outer continental shelf. A total of 14 offshore oil and gas companies submitted 93 bids.

AziLat to join Chariot in exploration offshore Brazil

08/20/2014

AziLat has signed a farm-in agreement with Chariot Oil & Gas for 25% of four blocks in the Barreirinhas basin offshore northeast Brazil.

Membrane system to cleanse gas streams at Catcher FPSO in North Sea

08/20/2014

BW Offshore has contracted Honeywell subsidiary UOP LLC to supply equipment to remove contaminants from natural gas aboard the FPSO that will serve the Catcher project in the UK central North Sea.

Statoil strengthens cooperation with Omega

08/20/2014

Statoil has awarded Omega Completion Technology a two-year framework contract.

Software aids well planning, risk assessment

08/20/2014

Wood Group Intetech has developed new software for analyzing global well component reliability data.

BOEM to modernize financial assurance and risk management

08/19/2014 The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Risk Management, Financial Assurance, and Loss Prevention to seek public input as it considers modernizing its risk management program and bonding regula...