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CNOOC puts Bozhong 28/34 oil fields into production

CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) says its Bozhong 28/34 oil fields comprehensive adjustment project has commenced production.

ONGC hires gas hydrate offshore research vessel

The Oil and Natural Gas Commission of India has contracted the research vessel Chikyu from Japan Drilling Co. Ltd. to explore offshore India in the Krishna-Godavari and Mahanadi areas for gas hydra...

COSCO delivers new AHTS vessel

The COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co Ltd. has delivered a new anchor handling tug supply vessel to an unidentified Asian buyer.

Drilling & Completion

Latest TGT project offshore Vietnam on track for summer start-up

SOCO International says production from the Te Giac Trang field offshore southern Vietnam has averaged nearly 34,000 boe/d so far this year.

Circle drops plan to explore offshore Oman

Circle Oil will relinquish block 52 offshore Oman. 

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

Field Development

ONGC orders new platforms for Bassein life extension offshore India

ONGC has commissioned L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd. to build new facilities for the Bassein field development offshore western India.

KPOC commissions deepwater Malaysia pipeline heating studies

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. has contracted Wood Group Kenny to support pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. 

Construction under way on Rotan FLNG vessel

First steel has been cut for Petronas’ second floating liquefied natural gas vessel at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.

Subsea

KPOC commissions deepwater Malaysia pipeline heating studies

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. has contracted Wood Group Kenny to support pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. 

OTC 2015: Aramco develops HT/HP, corrosion solutions for offshore gas projects

Aramco has issued an overview of its presentations during OTC week last month.

Petronas starts production from Bukit Tua offshore Indonesia

Petronas has delivered first oil from the Bukit Tua field development in the Ketapang block, 110 km (68 mi) offshore East Java.

Geology & Geophysics

ONGC finds more oil and gas offshore eastern India

ONGC has notched two hydrocarbon discoveries offshore India’s east coast.

Mubadala looks to build on Malida discoveries offshore Thailand

Tap Oil has issued an update on exploration plans for some of its concessions offshore Thailand and Western Australia.

KrisEnergy gears up to spud Rayrai exploratory well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling of the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Pipeline & Transportation

Turkey approves Black Sea gas pipeline system surveys

Gazprom says Turkey has issued a permit on engineering surveys for the offshore section of the planned Turkish Stream gas pipeline system in the Black Sea.

KPOC commissions deepwater Malaysia pipeline heating studies

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. has contracted Wood Group Kenny to support pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. 

Petronas starts production from Bukit Tua offshore Indonesia

Petronas has delivered first oil from the Bukit Tua field development in the Ketapang block, 110 km (68 mi) offshore East Java.

Production

CNOOC puts Bozhong 28/34 oil fields into production

CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) says its Bozhong 28/34 oil fields comprehensive adjustment project has commenced production.

ONGC orders new platforms for Bassein life extension offshore India

ONGC has commissioned L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd. to build new facilities for the Bassein field development offshore western India.

Nong Yao oil field comes onstream offshore Thailand

Mubadala Petroleum has delivered first oil from the Nong Yao field in the G11/48 license in the Gulf of Thailand.

Rigs/Vessels

ONGC hires gas hydrate offshore research vessel

The Oil and Natural Gas Commission of India has contracted the research vessel Chikyu from Japan Drilling Co. Ltd. to explore offshore India in the Krishna-Godavari and Mahanadi areas for gas hydra...

COSCO delivers new AHTS vessel

The COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co Ltd. has delivered a new anchor handling tug supply vessel to an unidentified Asian buyer.

Baoham Offshore commissions liftboats, semisubmersible from Global Maritime

Global Maritime Group has started building the first of two jackup liftboats for Chinese privately owned company Baoham Offshore.

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