Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation: Latin America

McDermott accelerates offshore Saudi Arabia schedule

McDermott has issued a progress report on various offshore projects.

Swiber to install subsea pipeline in Latin America

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has received an $80-million letter of intent to install pipelines and supporting structures offshore Latin America for an unnamed company.

Latest Lula floater on station offshore Brazil

Petrobras’ newly-converted FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí is anchored in 2,240 m (7,349 ft) of water in the Iracema Norte area of the Lula field in the presalt Santos basin.

Offshore Brazil pipeline leak shuts down four offshore production platforms

Petrobras has shut down four platforms following detection of a leak in the subsea pipeline connecting the platforms. 

Subsea 7 wins offshore Brazil flex-lay extension

Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 a two-year, $200-million contract to install flexible lines for various projects offshore Brazil.

QGEP contracts McDermott for SURF on deepwater Atlanta early production system

McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) and a consortium partner have won the SURF engineering, product supply, and installation scope for the Atlanta early production system in the Santos basin offshore Brazil by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA.

Core Grouting completes Trinidad and Tobago subsea pipeline rectification

Core Grouting Services, an Acteon group company, has completed a pipeline free-span rectification project in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Intelligent CT finds, fixes water production problem offshore Brazil

Fighting the decline curve in offshore wells can be challenging. Scaling, near wellbore compaction, sand buildup, and water breakthrough can all contribute to rapid drop-offs in hydrocarbon production. Coiled tubing operations have been used since the 1960s to combat a range of wellbore challenges, combining bottomhole assemblies and chemicals to achieve the ultimate goal: increased and optimized production.

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Lula Alto offshore Brazil

Tupi BV has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipes for the Lula Alto field development in the Santos basin presalt area offshore Brazil.

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Iracema North offshore Brazil

The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipe for the presalt Iracema North field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.


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Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

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Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...
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