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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

PetroChina to replace ROC as Zhao Dong operator offshore China

ROC Oil has started detailed well planning for an exploration drilling program in block 09/05 in Bohai Bay offshore China.

Talisman steps up exploratory drilling offshore Southeast Asia

Talisman plans a two-well exploration campaign later this year offshore Vietnam in the Nam Con Son basin.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its Asian buyer.

Asian shipyards expanding to meet vessel demand for the next decade

Globally, the pace of deepwater drilling activity is expected to slow down slightly in the next 18 to 24 months, thanks to project delays and cost savings measures among operators. And while this has created a slight overcapacity of deepwater drilling rigs in the market, this does not mean that shipyards are stagnant. On the contrary, many yards in the Asia/Pacifc region are staying quite busy in anticipation of the upswing in exploratory drilling in late 2016 and beyond.

CNPC completes exploratory drilling in South China Sea

China National Petroleum Corp. has completed drilling and exploration off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.

UMW Offshore wins offshore drilling services contract

UMW Oil & Gas Corp. Bhd (UMWOG) reports that UMW Offshore Drilling Sdn Bhd (formerly known as UMW Standard Drilling Sdn Bhd), a wholly owned subsidiary of UMW Malaysian Ventures Sdn Bhd, which, in turn, is a wholly owned subsidiary of UMWOG, has been awarded a contract by PTTEP International Ltd for the provision of drilling rig services for Block M3 Appraisal Drilling Campaign 2014 within the Gulf of Mottama, Myanmar.

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.

Welltec to work for Petronas offshore Malaysia

Petronas Carigali has contracted Welltec to provide well tractor and mechanical intervention services in Malaysia.

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