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Deepwater Oil Drilling: Russia

First South Stream offshore pipelay award imminent

The South Stream Transport Supervisory Board has approved signing of a contract to lay the first string of pipe for South Stream’s offshore section through the Black Sea.

EIA approved for South Stream

Gazprom has updated preparations for construction of the new South Stream gas pipeline in the southern Black Sea.

Africa leads demand for offshore ultra-deepwater drilling rigs

Seadrill sees strong demand for ultra-deepwater floating drilling rigs (up to 7,500 ft, or 2,286 m) from Africa over the next few years.

CERA Week 2013: Complex opportunities need proper approach says BP’s Dudley

Future oil and gas industry opportunities are plentiful, but they are complex and difficult, Bob Dudley, group chief executive of BP told an audience at IHS CERA Week.

ExxonMobil sells interests in 20 deepwater GoM tracts to Neftegaz

ExxonMobil has sold a 30% interest in 20 deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration blocks to Neftegaz America Shelf LP.

Designing large-diameter pipelines for deepwater installation

Gazprom has successfully realized some of the world's largest offshore gas transportation systems, with pipelines in the 24-in. (61-cm) diameter range traversing water depths of more than 2,100 m (6,889 ft) with the Blue Stream I and II projects.

More drilling, more money

Looking ahead about 10 years, oil and gas capex and “drilling intensity” must increase and new technology must be developed to meet future energy demand, according to Schlumberger Chairman and CEO Andrew Gould.

Research venture to address Brazil’s deepwater needs

Bureau Veritas has agreed with COPPE/UFRJ, the Ocean Engineering department of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro to form a joint development center for deepwater technology.

Global overview of offshore oil & gas operations for 2005-2009

A paucity of new giant discoveries in mature onshore petroleum provinces and restricted access to new business opportunities in major oil and gas producing countries are pushing the industry to explore offshore locations and especially frontier deepwater and ultra deepwater basins.

Deepwater pipelines – Taking the challenge to new depths

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....
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