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PGNiG set for stake in Gina Krog project offshore Norway

Total E&P Norge has agreed to sell interests in various North Sea fields to Poland’s PGNiG Upstream International for $317 million.

Petrobas’ P-66 platform’s first modules ready for load-out

The P-66 platform’s first modules are ready and loaded on the Sao Tome barge, Petrobras reported.

Tap provides Manora oil development update

Tap Oil Ltd. has provided an update on the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand, in which TAP holds 30% interest.

 

Atkins wins contracts to support ADMA-OPCO

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has awarded Atkins two contracts worth more than $3 million for offshore structural analysis services that will support the safe life extension of existing critical infrastructure.

LLOG Exploration updates GOM operations

LLOG Bluewater, a joint venture between LLOG Exploration LLC and Blackstone Energy Partners, has completed installing the Delta House floating production system in Mississippi Canyon 254.

FMC subsea equipment to tie in Laggan-Tormore satellites

Total has contracted FMC Technologies for subsea systems for the Edradour and Glenlivet fields in the UK’s west of Shetland area.

KBR to support Statoil field developments

Statoil has awarded KBR a three-year master services agreement (MSA) for engineering and procurement services worldwide.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

Husky updated its development/exploration programs offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

NEL invests in wet-gas test facility

NEL has invested in excess of £500,000 ($800,862) in the development of its Glasgow-based wet-gas facility.

Baker Hughes joins North Sea Bentley development team

Xcite Energy Resources has a memorandum of understanding with Baker Hughes to provide oilfield services for the heavy-oil Bentley project in the UK northern North Sea.

Offshore Oil Field Development: Latin America

Versabar completes Balam-A topsides installation offshore Mexico

Versabar has completed the installation of the 2,850-ton topsides for the Balam-A wellhead platform in the Bay of Campeche for PEMEX. 

Odebrecht/Teekay to supply Libra well test floater

Petrobras and its partners in the Libra consortium have signed a letter of intent with Odebrecht/Teekay for the charter of an FPSO-type platform.

Online exclusive: Mexico’s 2015 Round 1 auction bid is approaching

Mexico is slated to host its first public auction bid, Round 1 in 1Q 2015, and expects to see international and private oil firms vie for rights to 109 blocks.

Drilling begins on Libra field offshore Brazil

With a target depth of 5,850 m (19,193 ft), the first appraisal well was spudded on Libra field off the coast of Brazil in early August.

Technip awarded EPIC contract for Juniper field

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC has awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning lump-sum contract for the development of the Juniper project off the southeast coast of Trinidad.

 

Petrobras issues update on three presalt fields

Petrobras has submitted a declaration of commerciality for oil and gas fields in the Sul de Guará, Nordeste de Tupi, and Florim areas in the presalt Santos basin.

RDS to analyze Sea Lion drilling needs

AMEC has awarded RDS a drilling front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for Premier Oil’s Sea Lion development in the offshore North Falklands basin.

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.

More contracts awarded for Sea Lion offshore Falklands

Premier Oil has updated progress on the Sea Lion project, the first field development offshore the Falkland Islands.

BP approves new gas project offshore Trinidad

BP Trinidad and Tobago has sanctioned the offshore Juniper gas project.

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