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AMEC to work on design for Sea Lion platform offshore the Falklands

Premier Oil has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to AMEC for the TLP for the Sea Lion oilfield development in the offshore North Falkland basin.

Solan set for offshore construction phase

Premier Oil says construction and onshore commissioning of the platform for its Solan oilfield development West of Shetland are nearing completion.

Infield sees subsea market growth over next five years

The “Global Perspectives Subsea Market Report to 2018” by Infield predicts that capex in the segment will grow by 6.72% over the time span.

Deepwater opportunities beckon offshore Mexico

Mexico is the ninth largest producer of oil in the world and its proved reserves of 11.4 Bbbl are the 18th largest in the world.

Total Marine Technology ROVs pass deepwater tests

Two Total Marine Technology ROVs have just passed deepwater acceptance tests to 3,000 m (9,840 ft) in the North Atlantic Ocean with perfect scores. The Typhoon MK2 ROVs are now on their way to Brazil as part of a five-year contract with Petrobras.

 

Petrobras concludes deepwater presalt drilling campaign offshore Brazil

Petrobras has completed drilling of Entorno de Iara 3, the final exploratory well under the presalt Santos basin Rights Transfer Agreement.

Saipem to install Lula presalt pipelines, risers offshore Brazil

Petrobras has contracted Saipem for construction of subsea facilities for the Lula Norte, Lula Sul, and Lula Extremo Sul project offshore Brazil.

OTC 2014: BRATECC looks at local content challenges for offshore Brazil

The Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce has hosted BRATECC Offshore 2014 to coincide with the Offshore Technology Conference.

GLOBAL DATA

This month, Infield Systems looks at the global distribution of capex by region and highlights some of the larger projects expected to drive capex over the forecast period.

Two more floaters to be installed in Santos basin

BG Group has provided an update on its offshore activity in its latest results statement.

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