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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.

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.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Canada

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.

Subsea 7 awarded ExxonMobil subsea contract offshore Canada

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has awarded Subsea 7 SA a $75 million three-year subsea construction services contract supporting the Hebron heavy oil field development in the Jeanne d'Arc basin, located 350 km (218 mi) southeast of St. John's, Canada.

Liwan nears start-up offshore China

Husky Energy says the CNOOC-operated Liwan gas project in the South China Sea is nearing production, with commissioning of the shallow water platform and gas plant under way.

Next-phase Hibernia subsea facilities in place

Detailed engineering and construction continues on the gravity-based structure and topsides for the Hebron platform offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, according to partner Suncor Energy.

Further expansion planned for White Rose area offshore eastern Canada

Husky Energy expects gas injection to start before year-end at the South White Rose extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, the aim being to boost oil production.

Side track proves high-impact oil in deepwater Bay du Nord offshore Canada

Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) and co-venturer Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) are building a major oil reserves base offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

SBM ships out Brazil FPSO

SBM has delivered the FPSO OSX-2 to OSX 2 Leasing.

North Sea Stella enters drilling, subsea installation phase

Ithaca Energy (TSX: IAE, LSE AIM: IAE) is moving forward on its Greater Stella Area project in the UK central North Sea.

Husky hires Aker for long-term White Rose support services

Husky Energy has contracted Aker Solutions offshore engineering services to support activities at the White Rose field development.

Husky starts work on South White Rose extension project offshore eastern Canada

Husky Oil Operations has contracted Technip to manage the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose field to the SeaRose FPSO offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

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