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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: US & Gulf of Mexico

Noble Energy contracts subsea installation work for Gunflint

Noble Energy has signed a letter of agreement with EMAS AMC for offshore installation of pipelines, umbilicals, and ancillary equipment for the Gunflint development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Williams Partners reports progress on Gulfstar One FPS in deepwater GoM

Williams Partners LP has reported key construction milestones and progress on a tieback expansion as its proprietary Gulfstar floating production system nears completion in the eastern deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

New Industries completes 173-ton manifold for offshore facility

New Industries Inc. has completed the fabrication, inspection, coating, testing, delivery, and installation of the 173-ton Big Foot Intermediate Manifold.

LQT completes offshore GoM platform accommodations

LQT Industries LLC, which provides accommodation buildings to the oil and gas industry, has provided a seven-building package to be installed on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Crowley delivers Jack/St. Malo semisubmersible production facility to deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Crowley Maritime Corp. reports that its ocean class tugs and 455 series high-deck-strength barges have successfully delivered, moored, and made storm safe the Jack/St. Malo semisubmersible floating production facility in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Topsides 2014: Oil States features Nautilus Model 7000L marine crane

Oil States Industries Inc. has been presenting the capabilities of its Nautilus Model 7000L marine crane at the Topsides, Platforms and Hulls Conference & Exhibition being held at the Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

Topsides 2014: Weatherford showcases leak detection service

Weatherford Pipeline & Specialty Services featured its nitrogen and helium leak detection services for the offshore platform and floating production facility market at the Topsides, Platforms and Hulls Conference & Exhibition at the Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

Topsides 2014: McDermott discusses its work on Papa Terra TLP

McDermott International Inc., is highlighting its recent work on the Papa Terra TLP at the Topsides, Platforms and Hulls Conference & Exhibition being held at the Moody Gardens Hotel & Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

Saipem vessel Castorone lays pipe for major offshore Gulf of Mexico project

Saipem’s newest pipelay vessel Castorone is taking on its first project in the Gulf of Mexico.

Lucius spar installation complete in deepwater GoM

Anadarko has completed installation of the 80,000 b/d of oil capacity Lucius spar in deepwater Gulf of Mexico.



Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....