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Thailand plans Feb auction including offshore petroleum concessions

Thailand will host a new auction round next February for petroleum concessions on 29 onshore and offshore blocks.

InterMoor completes two projects for COOEC offshore China

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has completed two offshore projects for China Offshore Oil Engineering Corp. (COOEC) in the Pearl River Mouth basin Panyu and Enping 24-2 fields of the South China Sea.

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Drilling & Completion

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Ocean Rig, Petrobras ink deal on two UDW drillships

Ocean Rig UDW Inc has signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Petrobras to extend a lease on two ultra-deepwater drillships.

Analysts forecast steady deepwater growth

Brazil will account for 32% of deep and ultra-deepwater capex worldwide between now and 2018, according to a report from Infield Systems.

Field Development

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Petronas reaches new milestone with PFLNG1 project

Petronas has reached another milestone with its Petronas FLNG-1 (PFLNG1) project after successfully lifting the first topside module onto the hull at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s sh...

DeepOcean MSV Volantis completes projects offshore China

DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has completed Liwan 3-1 project work offshore China.

Subsea

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Shell brings deepwater Gumusut-Kakap oil field onstream

Shell has started oil production from the Gumusut-Kakap semisubmersible platform offshore Malaysia.

DeepOcean MSV Volantis completes projects offshore China

DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has completed Liwan 3-1 project work offshore China.

Geology & Geophysics

Husky targets first oil from South White Rose in early 2015

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

Cairn plans multiple wells offshore eastern India

Cairn India has updated its offshore activity around the Indian subcontinent.

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.

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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

Eni signs two PSCs for offshore Vietnam exploration

Eni has signed two production sharing contracts with PetroVietnam for the exploration of blocks 116 and 124, located off the coast of Vietnam.

 

CNOOC begins Enping 24-2 field production

CNOOC Ltd. reports that its Enping 24-2 oil field has begun production.

Shell brings deepwater Gumusut-Kakap oil field onstream

Shell has started oil production from the Gumusut-Kakap semisubmersible platform offshore Malaysia.

Rigs/Vessels

Ocean Rig, Petrobras ink deal on two UDW drillships

Ocean Rig UDW Inc has signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Petrobras to extend a lease on two ultra-deepwater drillships.

MacGregor updates on new offshore Asia contracts

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won new contracts with China-based Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group and with Thailand-based Mermaid Maritime Public Co. Ltd.

EMGS to acquire data offshore Malaysia

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a letter of intent worth $6.8 million from an international oil company for 3D EM data acquisition in Malaysia.