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Noble subsea vessel reaches Israel

Nordic Maritime’s renamed DP-2 subsea service vessel Nordic Prince (ex-Mokul Nordic) has started a five-year charter for Noble Energy after arriving in Haifa, Israel.

Subsea power, control advances extend West Delta Deep Marine network

In 1999 INTECSEA, began a front-end engineering and design study for the West Delta Deep Marine concession offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. The development was operated by the Burullus Gas ...

Partners to appeal Tamar SW ruling

Delek Drilling says the Noble Energy-led partners in the Tamar project offshore Israel have reported progress on their proposed Tamar Southwest field development.

Drilling & Completion

GMS vessel to provide well servicing support in MENA region

Gulf Marine Services has won its first contract for its new self-propelled mid-size vessel GMS Shamal, which is under construction at the company’s quayside facility in Abu Dhabi.

Gulf of Suez oil wells go back online after workovers

Sea Dragon Energy has issued an update on its field rehabilitation programs in the shallow-water Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt.

Dukhan jackup starts assignment offshore Qatar

Gulf Drilling International (GDI) says its latest new jackup has been accepted by client Qatar Petroleum (QP).

Field Development

Subsea power, control advances extend West Delta Deep Marine network

In 1999 INTECSEA, began a front-end engineering and design study for the West Delta Deep Marine concession offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. The development was operated by the Burullus Gas ...

Partners to appeal Tamar SW ruling

Delek Drilling says the Noble Energy-led partners in the Tamar project offshore Israel have reported progress on their proposed Tamar Southwest field development.

Iran to open more offshore fields for development

National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC) plans to offer 40-50 projects for development at the company’s planned conference in London next March, according to news service Shana.

Subsea

Noble subsea vessel reaches Israel

Nordic Maritime’s renamed DP-2 subsea service vessel Nordic Prince (ex-Mokul Nordic) has started a five-year charter for Noble Energy after arriving in Haifa, Israel.

Subsea power, control advances extend West Delta Deep Marine network

In 1999 INTECSEA, began a front-end engineering and design study for the West Delta Deep Marine concession offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. The development was operated by the Burullus Gas ...

Hyundai lands EPC contract offshore UAE

ADMA-OPCO has awarded Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) a $1.84-billion contract for the second package of the Nasr full field development project, 131 km (81 mi) offshore Abu Dhabi.

Geology & Geophysics

Lime Petroleum prepares to drill offshore Sharjah

Hibiscus Petroleum has issued a progress report on the activities of its part-owned subsidiary Lime Petroleum offshore the UAE.

DNO pursues more exploration offshore Oman

DNO International says production from its fields in block 8 offshore Oman increased to 17,211 boe/d during 3Q 2014.

Dragon prepares for 3D seismic campaign offshore Egypt

Dragon Oil has invited bids from contractors to acquire 3D seismic over a 100-sq km (38.6-sq mi) area in block 19 East Zeit Bay in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt.

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Pipeline & Transportation

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...

Unique Wellube to supply ADMA-OPCO with seal plugs

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has contracted Unique Wellube, a division of Unique Maritime Group, for the supply and engineering of mechanical seal plugs for a significant pipeline iso...

Phase 22 pipeline in place at South Pars field offshore Iran

Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co. (IOEC) has completed 110 km (68 mi) of subsea pipelay operations at the South Pars gas field Phase 22 development in the Persian Gulf.

Production

Subsea power, control advances extend West Delta Deep Marine network

In 1999 INTECSEA, began a front-end engineering and design study for the West Delta Deep Marine concession offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. The development was operated by the Burullus Gas ...

Gulf of Suez oil wells go back online after workovers

Sea Dragon Energy has issued an update on its field rehabilitation programs in the shallow-water Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt.

Production tests completed on Sardar-e-Jangal appraisal well

Khazar Exploration and Production Co. (KEPCO) has completed production testing of a second exploration well on the Sardar-e-Jangal oil field in the Iranian sector of the Caspian Sea.

Rigs/Vessels

Noble subsea vessel reaches Israel

Nordic Maritime’s renamed DP-2 subsea service vessel Nordic Prince (ex-Mokul Nordic) has started a five-year charter for Noble Energy after arriving in Haifa, Israel.

GMS vessel to provide well servicing support in MENA region

Gulf Marine Services has won its first contract for its new self-propelled mid-size vessel GMS Shamal, which is under construction at the company’s quayside facility in Abu Dhabi.

Dukhan jackup starts assignment offshore Qatar

Gulf Drilling International (GDI) says its latest new jackup has been accepted by client Qatar Petroleum (QP).