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Searcher Seismic begins 2D survey offshore Philippines

Searcher Seismic, in cooperation with the Philippines Department of Energy, and in conjunction with SeaBird Exploration, has begun its Mialara 2D seismic survey, east of Palawan in the Philippines.

Marine Contracting wins EPCI contract for Cantarell field offshore Mexico

Marine Contracting has received an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract (EPCI) from Jord Oil & Gas B.V. to install an interconnecting bridge and tripod support stru...

Wild Well Control shows new Singapore capping stack

Wild Well Control has unveiled a new subsea capping stack for use in a deepwater well control incident. 

Drilling & Completion

Marine Contracting wins EPCI contract for Cantarell field offshore Mexico

Marine Contracting has received an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract (EPCI) from Jord Oil & Gas B.V. to install an interconnecting bridge and tripod support stru...

Premier Hytemp to build second manufacturing facility in Singapore

Premier Hytemp, which provides metal-based solutions to the oil and gas industry, is increasing its engineering capability in Singapore with the development of a second manufacturing facility.

Joint venture spuds Manora oil development well offshore Thailand

A joint venture led by Mubadala Petroleum has spudded the first of 15 planned development wells in the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.

Field Development

Joint venture spuds Manora oil development well offshore Thailand

A joint venture led by Mubadala Petroleum has spudded the first of 15 planned development wells in the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.

Salamander plans further Bualuang facilities expansion offshore Thailand

Salamander Energy says the converted Suksan Salamander FSO has entered service on the Bualuang field in the B8/38 concession in the Gulf of Thailand.

TGT satellite platform in place offshore Vietnam

SOCO International and its partners in the TGT field offshore southern Vietnam are targeting first oil in September or October 2015 for the nearby H5 accumulation. 

Subsea

Wild Well Control shows new Singapore capping stack

Wild Well Control has unveiled a new subsea capping stack for use in a deepwater well control incident. 

Shell selects riserless mud recovery for Malikai wells

Shell has contracted IKM Energy Services to provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system for the Malikai project offshore Sabah.

Mermaid rebrands subsea business units

Mermaid Maritime Public Co. Ltd. has begun the rebranding of the subsea business units, which will be collectively operated under “Mermaid Subsea Services.”

Geology & Geophysics

Searcher Seismic begins 2D survey offshore Philippines

Searcher Seismic, in cooperation with the Philippines Department of Energy, and in conjunction with SeaBird Exploration, has begun its Mialara 2D seismic survey, east of Palawan in the Philippines.

CNOOC offers 33 offshore exploration blocks for bids

The China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) is opening for bids 33 offshore blocks covering 48,691 sq mi (126,109 sq km).

CGG nets quartet of 3D marine seismic contracts

CGG has agreed to 3D seismic acquisition of four major surveys using its BroadSeis with BroadSource, marine broadband technology.

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Pipeline & Transportation

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.

New infield pipeline liner offers effective rehab option

A new liner comprised of thermoplastic fuoropolymers, polyurethanes, and Kevlar is available to the offshore pipeline market, and has been successfully deployed by Petronas Carigali on subsea pipel...

Production

Marine Contracting wins EPCI contract for Cantarell field offshore Mexico

Marine Contracting has received an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract (EPCI) from Jord Oil & Gas B.V. to install an interconnecting bridge and tripod support stru...

Second KBM cluster oil field onstream offshore Malaysia

Petronas has produced first oil from the Banang field offshore peninsular Malaysia, three months ahead of schedule.

Offshore Vietnam gas fields building to peak capacity

Gazprom has hosted a working meeting with directors of PetroVietnam National Oil and Gas Group.

Rigs/Vessels

Sea Trucks finances completion of Jascon 18 vessel

Sea Trucks Group Ltd. has secured $130 million in financing to complete construction of the Jascon 18 vessel.

 

Jurong Shipyard signs agreement to buy SSP Offshore

Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd has signed a sales and purchase agreement with to acquire substantially all of SSP Offshore business assets.

Atwood Oceanics takes delivery of Atwood Achiever

Atwood Oceanics Inc. reports the delivery of the Atwood Achiever from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.