Offshore Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation News

India keen to resume talks on subsea gas pipeline from Iran, report says

National Iranian Gas Exports Co. is aiming to negotiate a natural gas export contract with customers in India.

Leviathan gas export talks extended

Delek Group’s gas subsidiaries have accepted a request from Cypriot governmental gas company DEFA.

Technip to connect PFLNG1 to Kanowit platform

Petronas Carigali has awarded Technip a subsea tie-in/modification contract offshore East Malaysia.

Harkand claims two survey firsts offshore Mexico

Harkand has completed what it says is the first free inertial metrology in Mexican waters and at a new depth for this approach in the region.

Enterprise completes sale to Genesis

Enterprise Products Partners LP has closed on the sale of its offshore Gulf of Mexico pipelines and services business. 

PGN contracts DCN to repair pipeline in Java Sea

Indonesian state-owned Perushaan Gas Negara has awarded DCN International Diving and Marine Contractors and its Indonesian partner SGI a contract to seal a tear in a four-year-old pipeline in the Java Sea.

Cooper declares Manta field off Australia can be commercial

Cooper Energy (ASX:COE) has re-assessed the potential of the Manta field in the Gippsland basin offshore southeast Australia.

Ythan field goes onstream in North Sea

Ithaca Energy says EnQuest has brought onstream the Ythan field in the UK northern North Sea.

Genesis acquires Enterprise’s GoM assets

Enterprise Products Partners has agreed to sell its offshore Gulf of Mexico pipelines and services business to Genesis Energy for approximately $1.5 billion in cash. 

Marsol expands shallow-water pipeline repair service

Marsol International has introduced an emergency pipeline repair service for shallow-water intertidal zones. 

STATS to provide North Field pipeline repair services

Qatargas has awarded STATS Group a $10-million, 10-year contract to design, manufacture, and test pipeline isolation and intervention equipment for pipelines ranging in diameter from 16 to 38-in. 

Pipelay under way for South Pars phases 20, 21

Pars Oil and Gas Co. has started subsea pipelay for phases 20 and 21 of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Dragon ramps up artificial lift offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil aims to procure additional water injection facilities later this year for installation on the Dzheitune (Lam) field in the Cheleken Contract Area in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

Mukta-B platform goes onstream offshore India

BG India has produced first oil from the Mukta-B unmanned wellhead platform in the offshore Bombay basin.

Gazprom cancels South Stream pipeline deal with Saipem

After a year of project suspensions and delays, Gazprom has canceled its contract with Saipem to lay the first of four lines of the South Stream offshore gas pipeline under the Black Sea. 

North Sea process module departs OGN yard

OGN Group has completed construction of an 800-metric ton (882-ton) process module for an unnamed operator’s project in the UK central North Sea.

Gazprom holds talks on Nord Stream II construction

Gazprom has held talks with OMV and Wintershall’s parent company BASF about the planned Nord Stream II project in the Baltic Sea.

Iona sells southern North Sea gas pipeline stake

Iona Energy has entered a sale and purchase agreement with GDF Suez E&P UK for Iona’s 2.5% interest in the Esmond Transportation System in the UK southern gas basin.

EMAS AMC, L&T link up for Saudi offshore project management

Ezra Holdings’ subsea services division EMAS AMC has signed a six-year offshore engineering agreement with Saudi Aramco, under a consortium with Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering.

Stone to proceed with two Pompano tiebacks

Stone Energy Corp. has provided a drilling and production update on its deepwater Gulf of Mexico operations.  

North Sea Huntington set for more secure gas deliveries

Noreco says the gas transportation agreement has been amended for the E.ON Ruhrgas-operated Huntington field in the UK central North Sea.

Majors support Norway flexibles research

The Research Council of Norway has awarded 4Subsea funding for a research initiative on corrosion in flexible pipes, as part of the Petromaks2 program.

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.

Subsea 7 to manage offshore Australia pipeline repairs

Chevron Australia and INPEX have contracted Subsea 7 for engineering, procurement, and construction of an emergency pipeline repair system to be deployed offshore Australia.

Shell to fund Appomattox GoM deepwater development

Royal Dutch Shell plc has made the final investment decision to proceed with the Appomattox deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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