Rigs/Vessels: Asia

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.

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

100th Keppel FELS jackup drilling rig will go to PV Drilling

When Keppel FELS delivers PV Drilling VI, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to PV Drilling Overseas, it will mark the 100th jackup Keppel FELS has built since 1970.

Icon Offshore to supply marine vessels to Petronas

Petronas Carigali has sent a letter of award to Icon Offshore for the spot charter of offshore vessel services. 

COSCO delivers Sunrise 1 platform supply vessel

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd.’s COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd. has delivered a platform supply vessel to an unnamed Asian buyer.

ABB to electrify Petronas’ PFLNG2

ABB has won a contract worth more than $50 million to supply the electrical system for Petronas’ PFLNG2 floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project.


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

The precipitous decline in oil prices over the past six months has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some s...

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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award – the top five offshore field development projects for 2014....