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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.

Commodity Index

Special Reports

All Offshore News

Ghana gives ENI the OK for $6 billion offshore gas project

11/24/2014

Ghana’s government has given ENI the final green light to develop gas resources in the offshore Cape Three Points block, expected to begin production in 2017, Reuters reported.

Maersk Drilling receives extension for the Maersk Resolute jackup

11/24/2014

Hess has exercised the four one-well options included in its current contract for the Maersk Resolute jackup.

Statoil releases rig after dry holes offshore Angola

11/24/2014

Statoil has terminated its contract for the drilling rig Stena Carron after completing commitments on blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola.

UK association revises mooring, offloading guidelines

11/24/2014

Oil & Gas UK has published two updated sets of guidelines for operators of FPSOs, FSUs, and offtake tankers on the UK continental shelf.

Incident on GoM West Delta platform came during maintenance

11/24/2014

The explosion on the West Delta 105 E platform this past week came during maintenance on a heater treater, reports Fieldwood Energy. 

CNOOC updates on offshore oil project in South China Sea

11/24/2014

CNOOC Ltd. reports that the Huizhou 25-8 Oilfield/Xijiang 24-3 Oilfield Xijiang 24-1 District Joint Development Project has begun production.

AVEVA opens office in Aberdeen to serve North Sea operators

11/24/2014

AVEVA is opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, to strengthen its sales and support for all of AVEVA’s solutions and services, focusing on the region’s oil and gas sector.

4Subsea secures contract on pilot well offshore Norway

11/24/2014

Det norske oljeselskap ASA has awarded 4Subsea a contract for the monitoring of conductor loads on a pilot well at the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea.

ExxonMobil awards Alternate Path completion license to Delta Screens

11/21/2014

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. has awarded Delta Screens & Filtration LLC a limited international license to ExxonMobil’s Alternate Path technology patent portfolio for gravel packing cased-hole and openhole completion wells.

 

EMGS receives survey contract award in Brazil

11/21/2014

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has received a contract worth $1.5 million for a research project in Brazil.

Ghana gives ENI the OK for $6 billion offshore gas project

11/24/2014 Ghana’s government has given ENI the final green light to develop gas resources in...

Maersk Drilling receives extension for the Maersk Resolute jackup

Nov 24, 2014 Hess has exercised the four one-well options included in its current contract for ...

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...

Ocean Installer to place Delta House umbilicals

11/21/2014 Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for an umbilical installation project ...

EMGS receives survey contract award in Brazil

11/21/2014 Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has received a contract worth $1.5 million for a r...

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...

Ghana gives ENI the OK for $6 billion offshore gas project

11/24/2014 Ghana’s government has given ENI the final green light to develop gas resources in...

Statoil releases rig after dry holes offshore Angola

11/24/2014 Statoil has terminated its contract for the drilling rig Stena Carron after comple...

Statoil releases rig after dry holes offshore Angola

11/24/2014 Statoil has terminated its contract for the drilling rig Stena Carron after comple...

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Advances in Subsea Recovery

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Business Briefs

AVEVA opens office in Aberdeen to serve North Sea operators

Nov 24, 2014 AVEVA is opening a new office in Aberdeen, UK, to strengthen its sales and support...

4Subsea secures contract on pilot well offshore Norway

Nov 24, 2014 Det norske oljeselskap ASA has awarded 4Subsea a contract for the monitoring of co...

QinetiQ acquires seismic capabilities from SR2020

Nov 21, 2014 QinetiQ has acquired the seismic processing and imaging capability of SR2020 Inc. ...

Ophir in takeover talks with Salamander

Nov 21, 2014

Ophir Energy and Salamander Energy have agreed on terms for a share offer.

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