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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

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.

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 natural gas production to meet rising and changing sources of demand, and that the country will be self-sufficient in oil in five to 10 years, according to a Deloitte survey titled, “2014 Oil and Gas Survey: The Next Chapter of the Energy Renaissance.”

Ikon Science joins SEAM

11/25/2014

Ikon Science has joined the consortium for the SEG Advanced Modeling (SEAM) program and will work on the third phase of this initiative to evaluate and advance the current methodologies for pre-drill pressures and hazard predictions.  

Subsea 7 lands GoM installation for Shell

11/25/2014

Royal Dutch Shell has awarded Subsea 7 a contract for installation work in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract value is in the range of $50 million to $100 million.

Teledyne Webb Research delivers Slocum G2 gliders to Blue Ocean

11/25/2014

Teledyne Webb Research has sold and delivered a Slocum G2 glider to Blue Ocean Monitoring Pty. Ltd. for use in commercial oil and gas related applications.

SeaBotix to join Teledyne Marine Systems

11/25/2014

SeaBotix, part of the recent Bolt Technology Corp. acquisition by parent company Teledyne Technologies Inc., will join the Marine Systems group.

ERSAI awarded contract in Caspian

11/25/2014

Saipem, through its controlled company ERSAI Caspian Contractor LLC, has won a new engineering and construction contract in the Caspian region.

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

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

Keppel AmFELS delivers fourth rig to Perforadora Central

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

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...

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...

Helix contracts Damen for MSV Seawell upgrade

11/26/2014 Helix UK has contracted Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for a major upgrade on the MSV...

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

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

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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...

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...

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