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Nov 1, 2014
Volume 74, Issue 11
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Remembering Doc Laborde

Offshore's 60th Anniversary Coverage

Alden James “Doc” Laborde, an offshore industry pioneer, recently passed away at his home in New Orleans. He was 98. Laborde designed and built the first mobile offshore drilling unit, the submersible Mr. Charlie, and the first purpose built semisubmersible, the Ocean Driller.

Topsides, Platforms and Hulls conference 2014

Top Moments from Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2014 conference

Check out a slideshow covering highlights from the Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2014.

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Special Reports

All Offshore News

Iran sanctions new wave of platform construction

11/26/2014

New development projects are under way on two offshore Iranian fields in the Persian Gulf, according to news service Shana.

Gas reserves increase at Aphrodite offshore Cyprus

11/26/2014

Delek Drilling says a review has raised estimated natural gas and condensate resources in the deepwater Aphrodite reservoir offshore Cyprus.

UK operators skeptical on ‘regime change,’ survey finds

11/26/2014

Companies operating in the UK North Sea need to adapt to make the most of the sector’s potential, according to a new report from Deloitte.

Iran re-examines potential of Sepand gas field

11/26/2014

Exploratory drilling has started at the Sepand gas field, 250 km (155 mi) from Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

Topaz support vessel demand steady in Caspian, Middle East

11/26/2014

Topaz Energy and Marine has added four new DP-2 platform supply vessels (PSVs) to its fleet this year: Topaz Seema, Topaz Xara, Topaz Faye, and Caspian Voyager

Unique unveils latest diving innovation

11/26/2014

Unique Maritime Group subsidiary Unique Hydra (UH) has introduced the HYDRACraft diving daughtercraft system.

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

11/26/2014

Woodside has contracted to explore offshore Morocco in the Rabat Ultra Deep Offshore area.

Keppel AmFELS delivers fourth rig to Perforadora Central

11/26/2014

Keppel AmFELS LLC has delivered the jackup rig, Coatzacoalcos, to Mexico’s Central Panuco SA De CV, a subsidiary of Mexico's Perforadora Central SV De CV on time, within budget, and with zero lost-time incidents.

Helix contracts Damen for MSV Seawell upgrade

11/26/2014

Helix UK has contracted Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for a major upgrade on the MSV Seawell, a light well intervention/dive support vessel. The Seawell is expected at the yard in the latter part of December.

Seabox to lead subsea water treatment JIP

11/26/2014

Seabox will lead a joint industry project with Az ACG Ltd. (the state oil company of the Azerbaijan Republic – SOCAR), Suncor, SIPCO, and two oil majors, with Research Council of Norway support, to advance subsea water treatment closer to full-scale field development.

Gas reserves increase at Aphrodite offshore Cyprus

11/26/2014 Delek Drilling says a review has raised estimated natural gas and condensate resou...

Gas reserves increase at Aphrodite offshore Cyprus

Nov 26, 2014 Delek Drilling says a review has raised estimated natural gas and condensate resou...

Iran sanctions new wave of platform construction

11/26/2014 New development projects are under way on two offshore Iranian fields in the Persi...

Seabox to lead subsea water treatment JIP

11/26/2014 Seabox will lead a joint industry project with Az ACG Ltd. (the state oil company ...

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

11/26/2014 Woodside has contracted to explore offshore Morocco in the Rabat Ultra Deep Offsho...

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Iracema North offshore Brazil

11/21/2014 The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Te...

Online Exclusive: Deloitte: The Next Chapter of the Energy Renaissance

11/25/2014 Oil and gas professionals believe that the United States has enough affordable nat...

Topaz support vessel demand steady in Caspian, Middle East

11/26/2014 Topaz Energy and Marine has added four new DP-2 platform supply vessels (PSVs) to ...

Gas reserves increase at Aphrodite offshore Cyprus

11/26/2014 Delek Drilling says a review has raised estimated natural gas and condensate resou...

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Unique unveils latest diving innovation

Nov 26, 2014 Unique Maritime Group subsidiary Unique Hydra (UH) has introduced the HYDRACraft d...

Keppel AmFELS delivers fourth rig to Perforadora Central

Nov 26, 2014 Keppel AmFELS LLC has delivered the jackup rig, Coatzacoalcos, to Mexico’s Central...

Seabox to lead subsea water treatment JIP

Nov 26, 2014 Seabox will lead a joint industry project with Az ACG Ltd. (the state oil company ...

SeaBotix to join Teledyne Marine Systems

Nov 25, 2014 SeaBotix, part of the recent Bolt Technology Corp. acquisition by parent company T...

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