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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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