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Bardex supplies chain jacks for Jack St. Malo FPU in deepwater GoM

Bardex has been working on the Chevron USA Inc.-operated Jack St. Malo semisubmersible floating production unit (FPU), now moored on location in the deepwater Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.

TGS begins two new projects in Norwegian Barents Sea

TGS has started new 2D and 3D multi-client projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

North Sea Hejre jacket loaded out

Heerema Fabrication Group has skidded the 8,500-ton launch jacket for DONG Energy’s Hejre field platform onto a barge at the quayside in Vlissingen.

Prysmian to engineer offshore Zakum subsea power conversion

Emirates Holding has awarded Prysmian Group a $41.4-million contract for ADMA-OPCO’s Zakum oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.

Premier commissions drilling templates for North Sea Catcher project

Aquaterra Energy has won a contract valued at up to $16.8 million to design and build six drill center templates (DCTs) for Premier Oil’s Catcher development in the UK central North Sea.

Neptune Marine receives contract for work on Ichthys

McDermott has awarded Neptune Marine Services Ltd. a survey and ROV contract on the Ichthys LNG project.

Côte d’Ivoire amends PSCs to blocks CI-509, CI-513

African Petroleum Côte d’Ivoire Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of African Petroleum Corp. Ltd., and the government of Côte d’Ivoire have agreed on amendments to the production sharing contracts related to blocks CI-509 and CI-513.

Ocean Installer to manage North Sea Dunlin subsea construction

Fairfield Energy has contracted Ocean Installer for dive support and light subsea construction work at the Dunlin field in the UK northern North Sea.

Dragon Oil expands offshore Turkmenistan drilling fleet

Dragon Oil has three drilling rigs operating in the Cheleken Contract Area of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea, with Land Rig 2 expected to start drilling before mid-year.

PUQ deck departs UAE for Golden Eagle in North Sea

Lamprell has completed the production, utilities, and quarters (PUQ) deck for Nexen Petroleum’s Golden Eagle area development platform in the UK central North Sea.

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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