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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: Middle East

BP orders direct electrical heating for Shah Deniz flowlines

Nexans is to supply direct electrical heating (DEH) cable systems to BP for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

NCOC appoints service provider for Kashagan rotating equipment

KTR-WG Turbine Services, a joint venture between Wood Group GTS and KazTurboRemont, has secured a long-term service agreement with North Caspian Production Operating Co.

ABB to overhaul power generation facilities for fields offshore UAE

Zakum Development Co. (ZADCO) has awarded ABB a $175- million engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to upgrade power generation capacity at the Zirku oil and gas processing facilities offshore UAE.

Valvitalia wins orders for Shah Deniz II, South Stream

Valvitalia - Vitas Division has won contracts to supply through conduit gate valves (slab and expanding type) for the Shah Deniz II project offshore Azerbaijan.

Zarat development a step closer offshore Tunisia

PA Resources (PAR) is preparing an updated plan of development for the Zarat field offshore Tunisia in cooperation with state oil company ETAP.

Lewa to supply MEG pumps for platforms offshore Saudi Arabia

Lewa has won a €30-million ($41.6-million) order for 40 process diaphragm pumps for two large gas fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

McDermott receives major EPCI contract offshore Middle East

McDermott International has won an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) project from an operator of an offshore project in the Middle East.

Saudi Aramco contracts McDermott for subsea cable installation

McDermott International reports that one of its subsidiaries has won a contract to provide the electrical power supply system for Saudi Aramco at the Abu Ali and Khursaniyah fields in the Arabian Gulf.

Dragon increases rig fleet offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil has updated its development drilling operations on the Cheleken Contract Area (CCA) of the Caspian Sea, offshore Turkmenistan.

Dana Gas signs agreement for North El Arish concession in Nile Delta

Dana Gas has signed an agreement for the North El Arish concession area (block 6), offshore the eastern Nile Delta.

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