Subsea Oil & Gas: Russia

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. 

South Stream Line 1 weight coating resumes

Europipe GmbH has lifted the suspension on concrete weight coating work for Line 1 of the South Stream pipeline. 

GSP vessel sails to Prirazlomonoye in Russian Arctic

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has mobilized its construction vessel GSP Falcon to the Pechora Sea off northwest Russia for a 30-day program for Gazprom Neft Shelf.

South Stream Transport to construct subsea gas pipeline in Russia

The Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation has granted a construction permit for the portion of the South Stream gas pipeline in Russia.

Keppel to supply turret for TEN FPSO offshore Ghana

SOFEC has commissioned Keppel Shipyard to fabricate an external turret mooring system for the FPSO that will serve the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) fields offshore Ghana.

Gazprom starts production from first Russian subsea project

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued the command to start production from the country’s first subsea development.

Saipem to install Filanovsky offshore platforms and infrastructure in the Caspian Sea

LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft has contracted Saipem to transport and install production facilities related to the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

Feasibility review launches for northern Russia offshore drilling platform

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have commissioned Vostochniy Offshore Structures Construction Yard (VOSTCO) to conduct a study for a drilling platform in the Kara Sea off northern Russia.

PLET, ILT go into Sea of Okhotsk

JSC Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy has completed a successful installation of 10-in PLET and In-Line Tee (ILT) in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia, from its specialized PLB Fortuna vessel.

Ramboll to analyze Kiriskoye installation procedures offshore Sakhalin Island

Russian subsea contractor MRTS has commissioned Ramboll Oil & Gas to provide engineering support for Gazprom’s Kirinskoye gas-condensate development in the Sakhalin III area off eastern Russia.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

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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