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Technip, Heerema land giant Kaombo SURF contract

Total E&P Angola has awarded the Technip/Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) consortium a $3.5-billion contract for the deepwater Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

Diega field set to go to development offshore Equatorial Guinea

A long-term drillstem test has been completed on the Diega oil field in block I off Equatorial Guinea.

Saipem to convert two FPSOs for Kaombo offshore Angola

Total has contracted Saipem to provide two FPSOs for the Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

FMC wins BP contract for subsea systems

FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from BP to supply subsea systems for BP’s Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea. The order has an estimated value of $322 million.

ASV demonstrates C-Worker subsea capabilities

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd. has recently demonstrated its C-Worker in Houston. More than 40 major oil and gas companies were represented at the two-day demonstration of the new unmanned surface vehicle.

Aker Solutions nets Kaombo subsea production spread

Total has awarded Aker Solutions a $2.34-billion contract for a subsea production system at the newly launched Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

KCA wins first contract for offshore Hebron project

The Platform Services division of KCA Deutag has entered the offshore Canada drilling sector following the award of a multi-million-dollar contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties.

Biffi provides electric actuator for Ichthys

Biffi Italia has shipped four EGR 50K electric actuators for installation on the Ichthys gas project, the largest oil and gas development offshore Australia’s Northern Territory.

Total gets go-ahead for ultra-deepwater Kaombo project offshore Angola

Total and its partners in block 32 offshore Angola have committed to the $16-billion ultra-deepwater Kaombo development project.

Noble Energy contracts subsea installation work for Gunflint

Noble Energy has signed a letter of agreement with EMAS AMC for offshore installation of pipelines, umbilicals, and ancillary equipment for the Gunflint development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Asia

ONGC plans more development of Vasai East offshore India

ONGC plans additional development of its Vasai East field in the Arabian Sea off western India at an estimated cost of Rs. 2476.82 Crore.

Petronas sanctions Tanjong Baram development studies

Petronas Carigali has awarded a small field risk service contract to EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia (EnQuest) and Uzma Energy Venture (Sarawak).

Papa Terra TLP in place offshore Brazil

McDermott has completed installation of the extended TLP on the Papa Terra field for Petrobras.

BC Petroleum receives approval for Bentara Phase 1 offshore Malaysia

Petronas has approved BC Petroleum’s plan for the initial development phase of the Bentara oil field in the Balai Cluster offshore eastern Malaysia.

CIS completes conductor-driving for Weatherford Malaysia

Conductor Installation Services, an Acteon company, has completed a contract for Weatherford Malaysia Sdn Bhd for conductor driving services and associated equipment on behalf of Petrofac (Malaysia-PM304) Ltd. and Petrofac Energy Developments Sdn Bhd, collectively referred to as Petrofac.  

Aquatic’s first carousel project demonstrates subsea capabilities

Aquatic Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., an Acteon company and subsidiary of Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd., has completed its new carousel, the AQCS-01-1500 maiden project.

COSCO Nantong delivers heavy-lift pipelay vessel

COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd. has delivered the SapuraKencana 1200 pipelay heavy-lift vessel to its Asian buyer.

Salamander considers more platforms for Bualuang offshore Thailand

Salamander Energy has commissioned a front-end engineering design (FEED) study to assess options for expanding production infrastructure of its Bualuang field in the Gulf of Thailand.

Flowserve wins pumps order for Malikai field offshore Sabah

Flowserve has won orders for water injection and liquid transfer pumps for Sabah Shell Petroleum’s Malikai oil field project, 110 km (68 mi) offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

McDermott to deliver jackets for Shell project offshore Brunei

Brunei Shell Petroleum has contracted McDermott International to transport and install offshore structures for the Champion Waterflood B2/3 scheme.

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