Subsea Oil & Gas: Asia

Drilling imminent on Catcher in North Sea

Premier Oil expects an Ensco rig to start drilling soon on its Catcher field development in the UK central North Sea.

Gazprom cancels South Stream pipeline deal with Saipem

After a year of project suspensions and delays, Gazprom has canceled its contract with Saipem to lay the first of four lines of the South Stream offshore gas pipeline under the Black Sea. 

Blue Ocean to service Teledyne AUVs in Asia/Pacific

Teledyne Webb Research has signed an agreement whereby Blue Ocean Monitoring (Services) of Perth, Australia, will provide Slocum glider service, support, and, repair.

EMAS AMC, L&T link up for Saudi offshore project management

Ezra Holdings’ subsea services division EMAS AMC has signed a six-year offshore engineering agreement with Saudi Aramco, under a consortium with Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering.

Bibby records Asia/Pacific ROV projects

Bibby Offshore Singapore has completed offshore service contracts in the Asia/Pacific region worth several million dollars in the first half of 2015.

KPOC commissions deepwater Malaysia pipeline heating studies

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. has contracted Wood Group Kenny to support pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. 

OTC 2015: Aramco develops HT/HP, corrosion solutions for offshore gas projects

Aramco has issued an overview of its presentations during OTC week last month.

Petronas starts production from Bukit Tua offshore Indonesia

Petronas has delivered first oil from the Bukit Tua field development in the Ketapang block, 110 km (68 mi) offshore East Java.

Shell contracts subsea pipeline services off Sarawak and Sabah

Sarawak Shell Berhad/Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd. has awarded PBJV Group Sdn Bhd a contract to supply pigs, pigging accessories, and related equipment and services.

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.


Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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