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TDW uses isolation tool to replace leaking valves off Malaysia

When several leaking valves were detected across multiple major gas trunk lines, as well as a defective section of feed line piping, an offshore Malaysia operator moved to replace them. To ensure t...

Ophir field secures finances for development

Octanex N.L. has secured limited recourse project finance for development of the Ophir field, offshore Malaysia.

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Drilling & Completion

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its ...

Asian shipyards expanding to meet vessel demand for the next decade

Globally, the pace of deepwater drilling activity is expected to slow down slightly in the next 18 to 24 months, thanks to project delays and cost savings measures among operators. And while this h...

Field Development

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Trial production of LS36-1 gas field begins

Primeline Energy Holdings Inc. reports that trial production of gas from the LS36-1 gas field in the East China Sea has now begun.

Trelleborg supplies floatover solutions offshore Myanmar

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied a range of custom floatover solutions to the Saipem Zawtika project offshore Myanmar.

Subsea

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...

Solan set for offshore construction phase

Premier Oil says construction and onshore commissioning of the platform for its Solan oilfield development West of Shetland are nearing completion.

Infield sees subsea market growth over next five years

The “Global Perspectives Subsea Market Report to 2018” by Infield predicts that capex in the segment will grow by 6.72% over the time span.

Geology & Geophysics

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Solan set for offshore construction phase

Premier Oil says construction and onshore commissioning of the platform for its Solan oilfield development West of Shetland are nearing completion.

Nordic Maritime receives 3D seismic award offshore Indonesia

Nordic Maritime, in collaboration with ELNUSA, has been awarded the provision of 3D marine seismic data acquisition and processing services for Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd. offshore Indonesia.

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Pipeline & Transportation

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...

Two more floaters to be installed in Santos basin

BG Group has provided an update on its offshore activity in its latest results statement.

Production

TDW uses isolation tool to replace leaking valves off Malaysia

When several leaking valves were detected across multiple major gas trunk lines, as well as a defective section of feed line piping, an offshore Malaysia operator moved to replace them. To ensure t...

Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

Trial production of LS36-1 gas field begins

Primeline Energy Holdings Inc. reports that trial production of gas from the LS36-1 gas field in the East China Sea has now begun.

Rigs/Vessels

Rig overhaul center established in southern Vietnam

Semco Maritime JSC is teaming with PetroVietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard) to perform rig repairs, refurbishments, and upgrades in Vietnam.

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its ...

Kongsberg handling system chosen for newbuild vessels in China and Korea

Kongsberg Maritime’s “Full Picture” solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of 330 million NOK ($53 million).