Rigs/Vessels: Africa

Transocean gets Sedco Express contract extension

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has won a 45-day contract extension for the Sedco Express offshore Nigeria at a day rate of $300,000. 

Damen to build supply vessels destined for West Africa

L.A.T Cleveson has contracted Damen Shipyards Group to supply two PSV 3300 platform supply vessels and two FCS 5009 fast crew supplier vessels for use off Nigeria and in the Gulf of Guinea.

Eni contracts Hercules 260 for West Africa

Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. for use of the Hercules 260 in West Africa.

InterMoor completes riser and mooring disconnection off Angola

InterMoor has completed operations for the disconnection and laydown of risers and mooring lines on an FPSO facility offshore Angola.

Scana to engineer Ghana floater moorings

Scana Offshore Vestby has won a contract to supply mooring equipment to Yinson Production (West Africa) in Singapore for use on the FPSO that will serve Eni’s Offshore Cape Three Points development project offshore Ghana.

Eni Ghana contracts newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager

Eni Ghana Exploration and Production Ltd. has contracted the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager to drill in the offshore Cape Three Points project offshore Ghana starting in July 2015.

Schneider to supply E-Houses to Kaombo FPSO

Saipem has contracted Schneider Electric to design, fabricate, and pre-commission two technical buildings in support of the Kaombo FPSO project offshore Angola. 

KANFA to supply process modules for Ghana FPSO

KANFA AS has won an engineering, procurement, and construction contract for four process modules that will be installed on the FPSO Yinson Production

Angola bets on deepwater assets to sustain the country through oil price fluctuations

Angola, the second largest oil producer in Africa, is heavily dependent on the oil sector, making it vulnerable to oil price fluctuations.

Dyna-Mac to construct topsides modules for deepwater Angola FPSO

Dyna-Mac has secured a S$60-million ($44-million) letter of award to construct six units of FPSO topsides modules for Armada Cabaca Ltd., an affiliate of Bumi Armada Berhad.

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