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Hoang Long taps Honeywell for third offshore Vietnam production platform

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

McDermott to supply FMC with Jangkrik subsea hardware

FMC Technologies has awarded McDermott International a contract to supply manifold and subsea safety isolation valve fabrication for the Jangkrik Complex offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Drilling & Completion

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

Otto to drill Hawkeye-1 offshore Philippines

Otto Energy Ltd. (ASX: OEL) subsidiary Otto Energy Philippines Inc. has signed a farm-in agreement whereby Red Emperor Resources NL will earn a 15% working interest in SC55 offshore the Philippines...

100th Keppel FELS jackup drilling rig will go to PV Drilling

When Keppel FELS delivers PV Drilling VI, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to PV Drilling Overseas, it will mark the 100th jackup Keppel FELS has built since 1970.

Field Development

Hoang Long taps Honeywell for third offshore Vietnam production platform

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.

McDermott to supply FMC with Jangkrik subsea hardware

FMC Technologies has awarded McDermott International a contract to supply manifold and subsea safety isolation valve fabrication for the Jangkrik Complex offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Technip installs ONGC process platform

Technip has completed installation of the 8,200-metric ton (9,038 ton) HRD process platform for Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC) with Technip’s Unideck system. It was the first time the system...

Subsea

McDermott to supply FMC with Jangkrik subsea hardware

FMC Technologies has awarded McDermott International a contract to supply manifold and subsea safety isolation valve fabrication for the Jangkrik Complex offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Woodside lines up deepwater well offshore South Korea

Woodside Petroleum says it plans to drill an exploratory well this fall on the deepwater Ulleung basin block 8/6-1N offshore eastern South Korea.

Geology & Geophysics

BGP to market Searcher seismic library in China

Searcher has agreed to provide BGP with the exclusive rights to market Searcher’s multi-client 2D and 3D seismic library within China.

Pan Pacific updates offshore Vietnam seismic, development studies

Pan Pacific Petroleum and its partners in block 121 offshore Vietnam will decide later this year whether to proceed to exploration Phase 3, which includes a one-well drilling commitment.

Ophir contracts 3D seismic offshore Myanmar

Dolphin Group ASA (OSE: DOLP) has contracted to conduct 3D data acquisition and processing of 10,000 sq km (3,861 sq mi) for Ophir Energy in Myanmar. 

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Pipeline & Transportation

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.

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...

Production

Hoang Long taps Honeywell for third offshore Vietnam production platform

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.

Pelikan nears start-up offshore Indonesia

Premier Oil says three development wells have been completed from the new Pelikan wellhead platform in the Natuna Sea block A offshore Indonesia.

Subsea intervention set to grow

Demand for subsea well intervention will remain high over the next five years, according to analysts Douglas-Westwood.

Rigs/Vessels

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

100th Keppel FELS jackup drilling rig will go to PV Drilling

When Keppel FELS delivers PV Drilling VI, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to PV Drilling Overseas, it will mark the 100th jackup Keppel FELS has built since 1970.

Icon Offshore to supply marine vessels to Petronas

Petronas Carigali has sent a letter of award to Icon Offshore for the spot charter of offshore vessel services.