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Petrobras contracts Wood Group Kenny for Lapa subsea studies

Petrobras has awarded Wood Group Kenny (WGK) two contracts with a total value of over $2 million.

Kongsberg to supply systems for BW Offshore FPSO

Kongsberg Maritime Engineering will deliver an integrated control and safety system for the new BW Offshore Catcher FPSO.

ONS 2014: Johan Sverdrup in final planning stages

More platforms could be featured in later phases of the Johan Sverdrup development in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Mzia well test supports potential hub development offshore Tanzania

BG Group plc reports that results from a recently completed second drillstem test on the Mzia discovery in block 1 offshore southern Tanzania provided further support for a hub development to supply a potential onshore LNG project.

Dong expects production delays in Hejre, Laggan-Tormore

DONG E&P UK Ltd. updates North Sea operations.  

ONS 2014: Statoil moves to prove more gas at Aasta Hansteen

Statoil plans to drill three exploration wells during 2014-15 in an attempt to prove more gas for the deepwater Aasta Hansteen field development in the Norwegian Sea.

TGS to begin new 3D survey offshore Sierra Leone

TGS is set to begin acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone, and is chartering the 12-streamer Polarcus Alima for this survey.  

 

ONS 2014: Wood Mackenzie sees positives for incremental projects offshore Norway

A new analysis released by Wood Mackenzie at ONS 2014 examines the role incremental offshore projects could play in Norway over the next 10 years and sees spending of $200 billion in upstream development.

CNOOC begins Wenchang 13-6 oil production

CNOOC Ltd. reports that its Wenchang 13-6 oil field has begun production. CNOOC holds 100% of the field and acts as operator.

Bureau Veritas to class and certify Kaombo FPSOs

Saipem has awarded Bureau Veritas a contract to provide classification and certification services for the two Kaombo FPSOs offshore Angola.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Asia

Kongsberg to supply systems for BW Offshore FPSO

Kongsberg Maritime Engineering will deliver an integrated control and safety system for the new BW Offshore Catcher FPSO.

CNOOC begins Wenchang 13-6 oil production

CNOOC Ltd. reports that its Wenchang 13-6 oil field has begun production. CNOOC holds 100% of the field and acts as operator.

Bumi Armada to supply Madura BD floater

Husky-CNOOC Madura has issued a letter of intent to Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings Ltd. for a leased FPSO.

Large Shell Prelude turret piece sets sail for Samsung

The largest single piece of the mooring turret for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia is on its way from Dubai to the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

KrisEnergy finalizes development concept for Wassana

KrisEnergy Ltd. has finalized a development concept for the Wassana projec.

Chevron sale paves way for first offshore Cambodia oil project

KrisEnergy (Asia) has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Chevron Overseas Petroleum (Cambodia) for $65 million.

 

Tembakau offshore Malaysia well confirms dry gas

Lundin Petroleum has completed drilling and testing of the Tembakau-2 appraisal well in block PM307 offshore Malaysia.



AWE updates global offshore projects

AWE Ltd provided its 2Q 2014 production and development update.

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

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