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Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

NDC receives latest newbuild jackup

Lamprell has completed construction of the jackup Shuwehat within budget, and has delivered the rig to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC).  

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.

Drilling & Completion

NDC receives latest newbuild jackup

Lamprell has completed construction of the jackup Shuwehat within budget, and has delivered the rig to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC).  

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.

Field Development

Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

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.

Subsea

Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

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 ...

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

Nexans dispatches first Shah Deniz Stage 2 DEH cables

Nexans has delivered its first subsea direct electrical heating (DEH) system consignment to BP for use in the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

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...

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

NDC receives latest newbuild jackup

Lamprell has completed construction of the jackup Shuwehat within budget, and has delivered the rig to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC).  

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.