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2H Offshore to deliver lightweight conductor-supported platform

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, will deliver a lightweight conductor-supported platform for EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia Sdn Bhd for installation in the Tanjong Baram field, offshore Malaysia.

QIC extends international expansion with new base in Malaysia

QIC Inc. has established new offices in Kuala Lampur and Labuan, Malaysia, to further serve customers in the Asia/Pacific region.

MultiClient Geophysical awards Nordic Maritime 2D seismic survey

Nordic Maritime Pte. Ltd. has won a contract to provide 2D seismic survey work offshore Indonesia by MultiClient Geophysical (Pte) Ltd.

Drilling & Completion

ONGC makes oil and gas discoveries offshore India

ONGC has made new offshore oil and gas discoveries – one in the deepwater KG basin off the east coast of India, and the second in the Mumbai offshore basin off the west coast.

Keppel newbuild jackup heads to India

Keppel FELS is preparing to deliver a KFELS B Class jackup to Star Drilling, an associate company of India’s D.P. Jindal Group.

CNOOC’s Panyu project begins production in South China Sea

CNOOC Ltd. reports that its Panyu 34-1/35-1/35-2 project has begun production in the Pearl River Mouth basin of the South China Sea.

Field Development

Husky, CNOOC charter floater offshore Indonesia

Husky-CNOOC Madura has contracted the joint venture of Bumi Armada Offshore and PT Armada Gema Nusantara to supply an FPSO for the Madura BD field development offshore Indonesia.

Report updates recovery options for TGT field offshore Vietnam

Consultants ERC Equipoise (ERCE) have completed an evaluation of resources at the block 16-1 Te Giac Trang (TGT) field in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam.

McDermott completes Banyu Urip installation offshore Indonesia

McDermott International Inc. has successfully concluded the transportation and installation of a yoke-type single point mooring tower and hook up to an FSO vessel for PT Rekayasa Industri at t...

Subsea

Liwan marks first-ever deepwater gas development offshore China

Husky's Liwan Gas Project is the first deepwater gas development offshore China. The project, in block 29/26, delivered first production this year, approximately seven years following its discovery...

Technip wins subsea contract for Bangka development

Chevron Indonesia has awarded Technip a subsea contract for the Bangka development located in the Rapak PSC area 70 km (43 mi) offshore the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

Husky updated its development/exploration programs offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

Geology & Geophysics

MultiClient Geophysical awards Nordic Maritime 2D seismic survey

Nordic Maritime Pte. Ltd. has won a contract to provide 2D seismic survey work offshore Indonesia by MultiClient Geophysical (Pte) Ltd.

CNOOC, KUFPEC team up for exploration offshore China

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has signed three production-sharing contracts with KUFPEC (China) for blocks 52/22, 52/26, and 63/13 in the South China Sea.

Dolphin receives 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India

Dolphin has received multiple 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India.

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Pipeline & Transportation

UAE/India group to revamp Mumbai High North

ONGC has awarded a consortium of Valentine Maritime and Indian contractor Supreme Offshore Construction & Technical Services a $215-million contract for the MHNRD Phase III pipeline project for...

OFG completes CSEM hydrate survey offshore Japan

Ocean Floor Geophysics Ltd., in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works Co. Ltd., has completed a high-resolution CSEM survey of near-surface gas hydrates in Japanese waters using the Scri...

TDW completes pipeline pressure operation in Gulf of Thailand

PTT Exploration and Production Public Co. Ltd (PTTEP) recently partnered with T.D. Williamson (TDW) to help replace three topside valves on its Bongkot platform in the Gulf of Thailand.

Production

Liuhua gas field goes onstream offshore China

CNOOC has started production from the Liuhua 34-2 gas field in the eastern South China Sea, where water depths range from 850-1,250 m (2,789-4,101 ft).

Liwan marks first-ever deepwater gas development offshore China

Husky's Liwan Gas Project is the first deepwater gas development offshore China. The project, in block 29/26, delivered first production this year, approximately seven years following its discovery...

Report updates recovery options for TGT field offshore Vietnam

Consultants ERC Equipoise (ERCE) have completed an evaluation of resources at the block 16-1 Te Giac Trang (TGT) field in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam.

Rigs/Vessels

Husky, CNOOC charter floater offshore Indonesia

Husky-CNOOC Madura has contracted the joint venture of Bumi Armada Offshore and PT Armada Gema Nusantara to supply an FPSO for the Madura BD field development offshore Indonesia.

Keppel newbuild jackup heads to India

Keppel FELS is preparing to deliver a KFELS B Class jackup to Star Drilling, an associate company of India’s D.P. Jindal Group.

Dolphin receives 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India

Dolphin has received multiple 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India.