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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.

Technip wins Kaombo umbilical contract

Angoflex Ltda (owned jointly with Sonangol) and Technip subsidiary DUCO Ltd., has won a lump-sum contract from Total E&P Angola.

Aibel to engineer North Sea Catcher topsides

Aibel’s Singapore office will perform topside engineering services for Premier Oil’s Catcher project in the UK central North Sea with BW Offshore Singapore.

Production stimulation measures under review for North Sea Breagh gas field

Production has been shut down at the Breagh facilities in the UK southern North Sea to remove fouling within the slug catchers and to replace level control instrumentation.

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.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Australia & New Zealand

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.

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.

Saipem, UTEC to collaborate on Ichthys pipelay offshore Australia

Saipem has contracted UTEC Survey (Australia) for offshore survey and positioning services for the Ichthys LNG project offshore Western Australia.

World’s largest semisubmersible takes major step toward completion

The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project has reached a major milestone on fabrication of its Central Processing Facility. 

Wood Group PSN secures contract extension for Esso retrofit

Esso Australia Proprietary Ltd. has awarded Wood Group PSN a contract for reimbursable engineering, procurement, and construction services to support the Gippsland basin joint venture's retrofit portfolio of projects in Victoria, Australia.

Papa Terra TLP in place offshore Brazil

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

CB&I wins LNG award in Australia for Wheatstone project

CB&I has been awarded a contract by Bechtel valued in excess of $625 million (A$690 million) to provide structural, mechanical, and piping construction work for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone project onshore at Ashburton North in Western Australia.

Atkins receives framework agreement for oilfield services in Eni’s Australian assets

Eni has awarded Atkins a two-year framework agreement for general engineering services, encompassing engineering and consultancy services to Eni across its portfolio of operating assets in Australia.

 

SBM updates work on Brazil, Angola floaters

SBM Offshore has provided a progress report on its newest FPSO projects.

Flow meters to monitor chemical dosage at Maari expansion facilities

Litre Meter has dispatched 12 LF05 VFF positive displacement flow meters to Kempe Australia for chemical injection applications offshore New Zealand.

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