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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Latin America

Petrobras confirms deepwater oil find in Potiguar basin

Petrobras has confirmed an oil discovery in the Piti structure in the deepwater Potiguar basin offshore Brazil.

Noble updates Brazil rig status following incident

Noble Corp. has confirmed that the Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Feb. 28.

Vallourec strengthens collaboration with Petrobras

Vallourec, a global provider of tubular solutions, has signed two new service contracts with Petrobras.

Seadrill updates PEMEX contracts, establishes of SeaMex JV

Seadrill has executed the final contracts with PEMEX for the jackup drilling units West Oberon, West Intrepid, West Defender, and West Courageous.

Range to drill offshore targets from Trinidad shore

Range Resources has completed a farm‐in agreement with Niko Resources for the Guayaguayare block offshore and onshore Trinidad.

Pemex awards wellhead contract to FMC

FMC Technologies Inc. has signed a three-year contract with Pemex Exploration and Production for the manufacture and supply of surface wellheads to support drilling and well maintenance programs in the Gulf of Mexico.

BPZ outlines drilling progress offshore Peru

BPZ Energy has issued an update on development drilling on its fields offshore Peru.

Rockhopper reveals offshore Falkland drilling targets

Rockhopper has issued details of its next planned exploration wells offshore the Falkland Islands.

Parque das Baleias FPSO and Papa Terra vessel move to sites

Petrobras reports that the P-58 FPSO and the SS-88 tender assisted drilling (TAD) support vessel are on their way to their respective locations in the Parque das Baleias and Papa Terra fields.

Joint venture completes well program offshore French Guiana

Northern Petroleum reports that GM-ES-5, the final well of a joint-venture exploration program in the Guyane Maritime Permit (offshore French Guiana), has been drilled to a total depth of 6,460 m (21,194 ft), and that the well will now be plugged and abandoned.


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....