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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.

Saipem to convert two FPSOs for Kaombo offshore Angola

Total has contracted Saipem to provide two FPSOs for the Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

FMC wins BP contract for subsea systems

FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from BP to supply subsea systems for BP’s Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea. The order has an estimated value of $322 million.

ASV demonstrates C-Worker subsea capabilities

Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd. has recently demonstrated its C-Worker in Houston. More than 40 major oil and gas companies were represented at the two-day demonstration of the new unmanned surface vehicle.

Aker Solutions nets Kaombo subsea production spread

Total has awarded Aker Solutions a $2.34-billion contract for a subsea production system at the newly launched Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

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.

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.

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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