Latin America Offshore Regional Report

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Anadarko scores deepwater gas find offshore Colombia

Anadarko says its first exploration well has encountered gas in deepwater off Colombia.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

SBM Offshore secures financing for Cidade de Saquarema

SBM Offshore has finalized project financing of FPSO Cidade de Saquarema for a total of $1.55 billion

Drilling & Completion

Anadarko scores deepwater gas find offshore Colombia

Anadarko says its first exploration well has encountered gas in deepwater off Colombia.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

Falklands wells extending Sea Lion oil play

Exploration off the Falkland Islands got off to a flying start earlier this year, with two oil discoveries in the first two structures drilled by the semisub Eirik Raude in the North Falkland basin.

Field Development

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

SBM Offshore secures financing for Cidade de Saquarema

SBM Offshore has finalized project financing of FPSO Cidade de Saquarema for a total of $1.55 billion

InterMoor completes BP contract offshore Trinidad and Tobago

InterMoor Inc. has completed its role in what it says is the largest foundation installation project offshore Trinidad and Tobagoto date.

Subsea

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

DOF Subsea collects multiple vessel contracts

DOF Subsea has been awarded two vessel contracts in as many days.

InterMoor completes BP contract offshore Trinidad and Tobago

InterMoor Inc. has completed its role in what it says is the largest foundation installation project offshore Trinidad and Tobagoto date.

Geology & Geophysics

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

EMGS gets approval for 3D EM survey offshore Mexico

EMGS has received permits from Mexico’s Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos authorizing the acquisition of up to approximately 88,000 sq km (33,977 sq mi) of multi-client 3D EM data in the Salina de...

Falklands wells extending Sea Lion oil play

Exploration off the Falkland Islands got off to a flying start earlier this year, with two oil discoveries in the first two structures drilled by the semisub Eirik Raude in the North Falkland basin.

Pipeline & Transportation

Latest Lula floater on station offshore Brazil

Petrobras’ newly-converted FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí is anchored in 2,240 m (7,349 ft) of water in the Iracema Norte area of the Lula field in the presalt Santos basin.

Offshore Brazil pipeline leak shuts down four offshore production platforms

Petrobras has shut down four platforms following detection of a leak in the subsea pipeline connecting the platforms. 

Subsea 7 wins offshore Brazil flex-lay extension

Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 a two-year, $200-million contract to install flexible lines for various projects offshore Brazil.

Production

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

SBM Offshore secures financing for Cidade de Saquarema

SBM Offshore has finalized project financing of FPSO Cidade de Saquarema for a total of $1.55 billion

FLNG capex to reach $58.3 billion to 2021

Capex for FLNG vessels is estimated by Douglas-Westwood to reach $35.5 billion during 2015-2021.

Rigs/Vessels

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

Groen holds PSV naming ceremony at Damen

Groen Offshore, Guard & Support has held a naming ceremony at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam for its recently purchased Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610.

ACE lifting tools to support Jangkrik intervention program

ENI Indonesia has awarded ACE Winches a £1-million ($1.55-million) contract for the Jangkrik Muara Bakau project offshore Indonesia.

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