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Oct 1, 2014
Volume 74, Issue 10
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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

Alta discovery extends Barents Sea oil frontier

10/17/2014

Lundin Norway has discovered a potentially large new oil and gas accumulation in the southern Norwegian Barents Sea.

KD consortium wins offshore Mozambique FLNG FEED

10/17/2014

Eni East Africa has contracted the KD consortium of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for an FLNG facility.

Heerema to build North Sea Culzean wellhead platform

10/17/2014

Maersk Oil North Sea UK has awarded Heerema an engineering, procurement, and construction contract for the wellhead platform for the Culzean ultra-high-pressure/high-temperature gas field in the central UK North Sea.

Umm Lulu oil field goes onstream offshore Abu Dhabi

10/17/2014

INPEX says oil production has started from the Umm Lulu field offshore the UAE.

SOCO proves oil in Lidongo offshore Congo

10/17/2014

SOCO EPC has discovered oil in the Marine XI block offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville).

Aqualis clinches rig move deals with ONGC, Total

10/17/2014

Aqualis Offshore’s Middle East division has won three new contracts.

Wood Group takes on pre-FEED for Snorre TLP

10/17/2014

Statoil has awarded Wood Group Mustang a pre-front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) contract for the proposed Snorre C TLP in the Norwegian North Sea.

Maersk Supply Service orders six new large AHTS vessels

10/16/2014

Maersk Supply Service has signed a newbuild contract with Kleven Maritime A/S for six anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels with options for four additional vessels.

Crowley christens new ocean-class tugboat Ocean Sun

10/16/2014

As part of its new vessel build program, Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the latest of its four tugboats in the ocean-class series, Ocean Sun, on Oct. 15 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Marathon Oil closes sale of Norway business

10/16/2014

Marathon Oil Corp. has closed the transaction with Det norske oljeselskap ASA for the sale of Marathon Oil Norge AS for a total transaction value of $2.7 billion.

Offshore at 60: The Blue Water breakthrough

10/17/2014 In January 1962, a strange contraption under lease to Shell Oil, called the Blue W...

MPD and closed-loop techniques solve drilling challenges off West Africa

Oct 17, 2014 A complex set of challenges offshore West Africa has defied drilling efforts for m...

Development of a subsea recommended safety practice

10/17/2014 API RP 14C has long been the standard for "Analysis, Design, Installation, an...

Development of a subsea recommended safety practice

10/17/2014 API RP 14C has long been the standard for "Analysis, Design, Installation, an...

Liner drilling enables operators to reach new depths

10/17/2014 The process of liner or casing drilling, in which the well's liner or casing strin...

Reservoir conditions, flow regimes challenge measurement accuracy-full

10/17/2014 Multi-phase meters play an increasingly important role – from royalty and fiscal a...

Development of a subsea recommended safety practice

10/17/2014 API RP 14C has long been the standard for "Analysis, Design, Installation, an...

Industry shows renewed interest in float-over installation-full

10/17/2014 Float-over installation has become an attractive alternative to heavy-lift crane i...

Reservoir conditions, flow regimes challenge measurement accuracy-full

10/17/2014 Multi-phase meters play an increasingly important role – from royalty and fiscal a...

Offshore Drilling Photo of the Day

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Technical Brief

Advances in Subsea Recovery

Subsea processing technologies enable offshore fields to reach their full potential. Subsea processing systems have been in existence for years.  Today, they are a proven solution for accelerating production and increasing recovery from hard-to-access offshore reserves.  FMC Technologies is leading the way with development and supply of subsea processing technologies, such as: separation, boosting and compression.

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Oct 17, 2014

Seismic survey list starts offshore Africa

Oct 16, 2014 TGS announces acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone.

GLOBAL DATA

Oct 16, 2014 This month Infield Systems looks at offshore capex distribution in Australia up to...

Marathon Oil closes sale of Norway business

Oct 16, 2014 Marathon Oil Corp. has closed the transaction with Det norske oljeselskap ASA for ...

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