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Most Recent Offshore Oil Field Development

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: Latin America

Papa Terra TLWP installed offshore Brazil

McDermott International has completed installation of the P-61 tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP) at the Papa Terra heavy oil development in Brazil’s Campos basin block BC-20.

Aker Solutions to supply subsea injection manifolds offshore Brazil

Petrobras has ordered eight subsea manifolds from Aker Solutions under a contract valued at more than $300 million.

Papa Terra TLP in place offshore Brazil

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

Kongsberg to deliver flexible RIM services for Peregrino field offshore Brazil

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies do Brasil Ltda. has received a contract for delivery of flexible riser integrity management (RIM) services to Statoil Brasil Óleo e Gás Ltda.’s Peregrino field operations.

Subsea 7 to install new BC-10 facilities offshore Brazil

Shell has awarded Subsea 7 a $110-million lump-sum contract for the BC-10 Phase 3 project in the Campos basin offshore Brazil.

Premier considers farm-out for Sea Lion project offshore Falklands

Premier Oil has issued an update of its proposed development of the Sea Lion field in the offshore north Fakland basin.

Subsea 7 SA awarded remote intervention services contract

Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 SA’s i-Tech division two awards for remote intervention services, with a combined value in excess of $90 million.

SBM updates work on Brazil, Angola floaters

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

BG negotiates entry offshore Colombia

BG Group has agreed to acquire 30% interest in Colombia’s Guajira Offshore 3 block.

Sevan to adapt HiLoad for floating LNG platform

Sevan Marine has acquired the technology rights of TORP LNG AS and its affiliates.

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