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Sanco Sword achieves day rate ‘record’ for seismic acquisition offshore Myanmar

Dolphin claims to have mobilized the “world’s largest floating object” off the coast of Myanmar.

Swiber gets EPIC work offshore India

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has clinched a total of $405.6 million for a series of contracts, including its latest $333-million contract for engineering, procurement, installation, and construction (EPIC)...

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

Drilling & Completion

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

EnQuest continues North Sea incremental developments

EnQuest has issued an update on its development and exploration programs in the UK North Sea and offshore Malaysia.

KrisEnergy commences Gulf of Thailand drilling campaign

KrisEnergy announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling the Rossukon-2 exploratory well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

Field Development

SOFEC to supply external turret for Hess offshore Malaysia project

SOFEC Inc. has landed a contract from EA Technique (M) Berhad to supply an external turret for an FSO to be installed offshore Malaysia for the North Malay Basin project. 

Ophir to focus on lower-cost offshore exploration, LNG studies

Ophir Energy says it is following the industry trend of prioritizing capex to protect its balance sheet and reduce its cost structure after the fall in the oil price.

EnQuest continues North Sea incremental developments

EnQuest has issued an update on its development and exploration programs in the UK North Sea and offshore Malaysia.

Subsea

Swiber gets EPIC work offshore India

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has clinched a total of $405.6 million for a series of contracts, including its latest $333-million contract for engineering, procurement, installation, and construction (EPIC)...

Bibby to support MGTC pipeline work offshore Myanmar

Bibby Offshore Singapore has been contracted to supply Moattama Gas Transportation Co. with ROV pipeline inspection, remedial work, and associated project management in Southeast Asia offshore Myan...

SOFEC to supply external turret for Hess offshore Malaysia project

SOFEC Inc. has landed a contract from EA Technique (M) Berhad to supply an external turret for an FSO to be installed offshore Malaysia for the North Malay Basin project. 

Geology & Geophysics

Sanco Sword achieves day rate ‘record’ for seismic acquisition offshore Myanmar

Dolphin claims to have mobilized the “world’s largest floating object” off the coast of Myanmar.

Turkish Petroleum adds Paradigm RTM to portfolio

Turkish Petroleum, the national oil company of Turkey, has added Paradigm reverse time migration to its existing Paradigm portfolio.

Eni investigates potential of offshore mid-Vietnam block

The CGG Amadeus has started a 570-sq km (220-sq mi) 3D seismic acquisition program for Eni Vietnam over block 120 offshore central Vietnam. 

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Pipeline & Transportation

Swiber gets EPIC work offshore India

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has clinched a total of $405.6 million for a series of contracts, including its latest $333-million contract for engineering, procurement, installation, and construction (EPIC)...

Bibby to support MGTC pipeline work offshore Myanmar

Bibby Offshore Singapore has been contracted to supply Moattama Gas Transportation Co. with ROV pipeline inspection, remedial work, and associated project management in Southeast Asia offshore Myan...

Swiber wins eight-platform contract in South Asia

Swiber Holdings Ltd. has secured a $310-million engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning contract from a national oil company in South Asia.

Production

Marginal field cluster provides production boost for ONGC offshore India

ONGC’s crude oil production from its Western Offshore fields off India reached 325,000 b/d early this month.

Floating production industry pause in 2015, likely rebound in 2016

In its 2015-2019 Floating Production Systems Outlook Report, Energy Maritime Associates (EMA) analyzed activity in 2014, recent industry trends, and conducted a sentiment survey in order to develop...

First gas streams from Pelikan in Natuna Sea

Premier Oil says gas production has started from the Pelikan field in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Rigs/Vessels

Yokogawa wins order for Petronas’ PFLNG2

Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) will supply deliver an integrated control & safety system (ICSS) for the monitoring and control of the liquefaction facilities and storage tanks for Petronas’ second...

Caterpillar generators set to power Etesco semisub

Caterpillar Oil & Gas announced today that Cat C280-16 offshore generator sets have been selected for the BT-4000 light workover semisubmersible for Etesco. 

SOFEC to supply external turret for Hess offshore Malaysia project

SOFEC Inc. has landed a contract from EA Technique (M) Berhad to supply an external turret for an FSO to be installed offshore Malaysia for the North Malay Basin project.