Rigs/Vessels: Asia

KrisEnergy gears up to spud Rayrai exploratory well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling of the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

Otto Marine delivers four newbuilds

Otto Marine shipyard PT Batamec recently completed the construction of four new vessels for PT Pertamina Trans Kontinental.

Sinopacific starts rock installation vessel construction

Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Zhejiang Shipyard has started construction of the first of its kind E169 rock installation vessel.

COSCO begins construction on new heavy-lift vessel

COSCO Shipping Co. Ltd. has cut steel on a new semisubmersible heavy-lift vessel. 

Valiant Driller moves from Indonesia to India site

Valiant Driller, owned by Jackup Drilling Pte. Ltd., has completed transportation from Indonesia on the COSCO heavy-lift vessel Xian Yun kou, following a float-on operation at the Port of Batu Ampar, Batam, Indonesia. 

Yokogawa wins order for Petronas’ PFLNG2

Yokogawa Kontrol (Malaysia) will supply deliver an integrated control & safety system (ICSS) for the monitoring and control of the liquefaction facilities and storage tanks for Petronas’ second floating liquefied natural gas facility, PFLNG2.

Caterpillar generators set to power Etesco semisub

Caterpillar Oil & Gas announced today that Cat C280-16 offshore generator sets have been selected for the BT-4000 light workover semisubmersible for Etesco. 

SOFEC to supply external turret for Hess offshore Malaysia project

SOFEC Inc. has landed a contract from EA Technique (M) Berhad to supply an external turret for an FSO to be installed offshore Malaysia for the North Malay Basin project. 

Opus Offshore introduces new midwater Tiger rig series to Asia/Pacific

Opus Offshore is a newly established offshore drilling services provider that has committed to use newbuild and fit-for-purpose vessels, specifically the Tiger drillships, with the aspiration to be a full-fledged drilling contractor that both owns and operates assets. Recently, Offshore met with Graham Buchan, business development manager, to discuss the company's vision, goals, and strategic plan.

Floating production industry pause in 2015, likely rebound in 2016

In its 2015-2019 Floating Production Systems Outlook Report, Energy Maritime Associates (EMA) analyzed activity in 2014, recent industry trends, and conducted a sentiment survey in order to develop a detailed forecast for each type of floating production system: FPSO, FLNG, FSRU, TLP, spar, semi, and FSO.

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