Offshore drilling market faces an uncertain year

As a slew of newbuild drilling rigs hit the market in 2015, coupled with budget cuts, it is speculated that the industry will see an acceleration in the rate of marginalization of legacy assets.

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Online exclusive: Mexico’s bidding round for shallow water kicks off

The Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission recently published the bidding and contract term.

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Seismic companies steel themselves for a challenging year

This year's annual global seismic vessels survey was undertaken during one of the greatest periods of uncertainty the oil and gas industry has seen in recent years.

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Pipelay vessel Ceona Amazon made ready for deepwater field development

Recently, the two main cranes and vertical lay system were fitted on Ceona's new deepwater field development vessel Ceona Amazon at the Huisman yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

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Red Hawk stands as first spar ever decommissioned in GoM

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. 

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Lewek Constellation heads to the Gulf of Mexico

EMAS AMC has introduced the Lewek Constellation, a unique vessel that finds itself in an increasingly unique situation. 

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CGG starts 3D seismic survey for Sterling offshore Madagascar

April 27, 2015

Sterling Energy (AIM: SEY) says a 1,250-sq km (482-sq mi) 3D seismic survey is under way over the Ambilobe block offshore Madagascar.

Subsea Innovation overhauls ROV launch system

April 27, 2015

Subsea Innovation has refurbished a launch and recovery system (LARS) for an unnamed offshore oil and gas contractor.

Prosafe nets accommodation contract extensions offshore Mexico

April 27, 2015

Prosafe says its five accommodation vessels operating in Mexican waters had a utilization rate of 93% during 1Q 2015.

TEN project cleared to proceed following maritime dispute ruling

April 27, 2015 Côte d’Ivoire has failed to block exploration and development in a disputed maritime zone shared by neighboring Ghana, according to Tullow Oil.

MOL agrees to terms for Ithaca Norway division

April 27, 2015

Ithaca Energy has agreed to sell Ithaca Petroleum Norge to Hungary’s MOL for $60 million, subject to approval from Norway’s government.

Offshore rig count rises

April 27, 2015

The Baker Hughes US offshore rig count is 34, up one from last count but still 20 lower than a year before.

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