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Libra FPSO conversion starts in Singapore

Teekay Partners says conversion is under way of a 1995-built shuttle tanker, the Navion Norvegia, to an FPSO for the Libra field offshore Brazil, at a cost of around $1 billion.

iSURVEY supporting EMAS on Chevron Thailand pipelay

EMAS has awarded iSURVEY a contract to provide positioning and survey services on the Lewek Centurion pipelay vessel.

Gazprom, Turkey sign deal for Turkish Stream gas deliveries to start in 2016

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement  on operational commissioning and for gas deliveries via the Turkish Stream to commence in December 2016, said head of Gazprom Aleksey Miller.

Drilling & Completion

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

ONGC finds more oil and gas offshore eastern India

ONGC has notched two hydrocarbon discoveries offshore India’s east coast.

KrisEnergy completes Gulf of Thailand exploration well

KrisEnergy has encountered oil in the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in the G10/48 license, located in the Gulf of Thailand, where the company is developing the Wassana oil field.

Field Development

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

Talisman nearing outline plan for CRD offshore Vietnam

Talisman Energy aims to finalize a development plan by mid-year for the CRD oil and gas discovery in block 07/03 in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam, according to partner PanPacific ...

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

Subsea

Cortez Subsea forms pipelay alliance in Malaysia

Cortez Subsea has signed an exclusive agreement with Oceancare Corp. to equip the firm with its modular pipelay system.

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...

Geology & Geophysics

ONGC finds more oil and gas offshore eastern India

ONGC has notched two hydrocarbon discoveries offshore India’s east coast.

Mubadala looks to build on Malida discoveries offshore Thailand

Tap Oil has issued an update on exploration plans for some of its concessions offshore Thailand and Western Australia.

KrisEnergy gears up to spud Rayrai exploratory well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling of the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Pipeline & Transportation

iSURVEY supporting EMAS on Chevron Thailand pipelay

EMAS has awarded iSURVEY a contract to provide positioning and survey services on the Lewek Centurion pipelay vessel.

Gazprom, Turkey sign deal for Turkish Stream gas deliveries to start in 2016

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement  on operational commissioning and for gas deliveries via the Turkish Stream to commence in December 2016, said head of Gazprom Aleksey Miller.

FlexTech scores South China Sea FPSO contract

FlexTech has been contracted to supply flexible pipe for an FPSO offshore Vietnam in the South China Sea. 

Production

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

KrisEnergy gears up to spud Rayrai exploratory well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling of the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

CNOOC provides update on offshore assets

CNOOC Ltd. has announced that total net production in 1Q 2015 increased 9.4% year-over-year to 118.3 MMboe.

Rigs/Vessels

Libra FPSO conversion starts in Singapore

Teekay Partners says conversion is under way of a 1995-built shuttle tanker, the Navion Norvegia, to an FPSO for the Libra field offshore Brazil, at a cost of around $1 billion.

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG S...

Sinopacific delivers first new design AHTS to Femco

The Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has delivered a newbuild SPA150 anchor handling tug supply vessel to Femco Group. 

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