Table of Contents

Offshore

03/01/2013
Volume 73, Issue 3
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  • Geology & Geophysics

  • Drilling and Completion

  • Productions Operations

  • Subsea

  • Departments

    • Comment

      • The rise of resource maximization

        An apparent shift in thinking is emerging among states from that of maximizing resource revenues to maximizing the use of the resource revenue stream for the benefit of the local economy and to attract foreign investment.

    • Data

      • GLOBAL DATA

        Infield Systems expects 89 fields - 62 of them to be gas - in the Mediterranean to enter production between 2013 and 2017.

    • Global E&P

      • Latin America

        Pemex has contracted McDermott International for a new production platform for the Litoral Tabasco Tsimin-Xux fields in the Gulf of Mexico.

    • Offshore Europe

      • BP completes Valhall overhaul

        BP has finally delivered first oil from the Valhall redevelopment in the Norwegian North Sea. Start-up was originally scheduled for the second half of 2010, but a series of delays forced BP to extend operations at facilities that were due to be replaced.

    • Gulf of Mexico

    • Subsea Systems

      • Equipment & Engineering News

        Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Statoil for the supply of deepwater umbilicals to the Aasta Hansteen field on the Norwegian continental shelf.

    • Vessels, Rigs, & Surface Systems

      • Dalian lands Seadrill double

        Seadrill has placed a $460-million order with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore for two high-spec jackup rigs, with delivery scheduled for 1Q and 2Q 2015.

    • Drilling & Production

      • Technical innovation may stem frac attack

        The proliferation of unconventional plays has vaulted hydraulic fracturing into prominence as the ultimate way to establish communication between the wellbore and tight or unconventional reservoirs.

    • Geosciences

      • Geosciences business

        CGG closes Fugro Geoscience acquisition. CGG has closed its acquisition of Fugro's Geoscience Division, with the exception of the airborne activity and minor assets, which will be contributed when all operating licenses and administrative authorizations have been received.

    • Offshore Automation Solutions

    • Business Briefs

      • People

        Chad Deaton will retire as chairman of Baker Hughes Inc. on April 25, 2013, at the company's annual meeting. Martin Craighead will become chairman in addition to his current role as president and CEO.

    • Beyond the Horizon

      • AIP helps industry break technology barriers

        Engineering within the AIP process progresses to the point of demonstrating that likely failure modes and consequences have been identified and have been considered in the concept design.

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Byford Dolphin scheduled for upgrades and survey

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Eni takes two deepwater concessions offshore Egypt

Jan 14, 2015

Eni has signed two concession agreements with Egypt for offshore blocks North Leil and Karawan. 

Vroon notes two vessel launches

Jan 14, 2015

Vroon has launched  two multi-purpose platform-supply vessels (MPSV) at Fujian Southeast Shipyard (FSES) in Fuzhou, China.

 

Salamander reports record output from Bualuang oil field offshore Thailand

Jan 14, 2015

Oil production from the Salamander Energy-operated Bualuang field in the Gulf of Thailand averaged 15,000 b/d during the second half of 2014.

Premier to submit development plan for Vette offshore Norway

Jan 14, 2015

Premier Oil says front-end engineering and design is nearing completion for the Vette (ex-Bream) field project in the Norwegian North Sea.

Trending News

SSTB 2015: FMC highlights capabilities of UHD-III ROV

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FMC Technologies is discussing the latest features and applications of its Schilling Robotics UHD-III ROV at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

McDermott to supply FMC with Jangkrik subsea hardware

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FMC Technologies has awarded McDermott International a contract to supply manifold and subsea safety isolation valve fabrication for the Jangkrik Complex offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

SSTB 2015: Aker Solutions showcases subsea control system

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Aker Solutions is showcasing the capabilities of its Vectus 6.0 subsea control system at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

LQT provides aluminum accommodations package to GoM drilling platform

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LQT Industries LLC has provided an aluminum accommodations package to be installed on an offshore drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. 

Otto to drill Hawkeye-1 offshore Philippines

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Otto Energy Ltd. (ASX: OEL) subsidiary Otto Energy Philippines Inc. has signed a farm-in agreement whereby Red Emperor Resources NL will earn a 15% working interest in SC55 offshore the Philippines. 

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