Rigs/Vessels: Australia & New Zealand

SBM receives contract extension for Yetagun storage vessel

SBM Offshore has received notification of a three-year extension of its contract to operate the FSO Yetagun offshore Myanmar.

Global Maritime to manage rig positioning on Julimar

Woodside has contracted Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring to provide mooring and rig positioning services for the semisubmersible drilling rig Ocean Monarch.

Final Prelude turret section completed in Dubai

Drydocks World has completed the fifth and final module for the turret mooring system for Shell’s Prelude floating LNG vessel.

Shell initiates design of Browse FLNG vessels

Shell has awarded the Technip Samsung consortium two contracts for the Woodside-operated Browse floating liquefied natural gas project.

Quadrant Energy awards Global Maritime Group mooring and rig move contract

Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring has won a contract for the provision of mooring and rig positioning services to Quadrant Energy Ltd. 

Browse FLNG partners commit to FEED

Woodside says the partners in the Browse FLNG development offshore northwest Australia have agreed to enter the front-end engineering and design phase.

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG SATU) for 4Q 2015, making it the first FLNG unit in operation.

Atwood Osprey contract amended following cyclone offshore Australia

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has amended its contract for its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey.   

Polarcus extends 3D seismic survey off northwest Australia

        Polarcus has more funding for its Capreolus 3D seismic survey offshore Australia's northwest shelf.

Atwood Osprey stable after Cyclone Olwyn

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced that its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey, parted several mooring lines and drifted about 3 nautical miles from its original position during Cyclone Olwyn, which impacted the northwest coast of Australia last week. 

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