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Rigs/Vessels: Middle East

Al Ghallan jackup undergoes overhaul

Drydocks World has refurbished the National Drilling Co. (NDC) jackup drilling rig Al Ghallan.

Keppel Singmarine to support Caspian subsea vessel construction

Baku Shipyard LLC has contracted Keppel Singmarine for fabrication and outfitting works for a new subsea construction vessel (SCV).

SOFEC to supply CALM buoy offshore Yemen

SOFEC has received an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to supply a catenary anchor leg mooring (CALM) buoy for installation off the coast of Yemen. 

GDI wins five-year contract for newbuild jackup offshore Qatar

Qatar Petroleum has contracted Gulf Drilling International’s newbuild jackup Dukhan for five years of drilling service offshore Qatar.

NB to provide survey of Dragon Caspian rigs

Dragon Oil has awarded laser scanning specialist NB Surveys a $2-million contract to survey rigs operating offshore Turkmenistan.

Oxy takes delivery of latest offshore Qatar jackup

Occidental Petroleum has accepted the jackup Msheireb for drilling operations offshore Qatar.

Gulf Marine Services vessel secures offshore maintenance charter

Gulf Marine Services has won a new contract for one of its small class-elevating support vessels (SESVs).

Topaz secures more vessel assignments in Caspian, Middle East region

Topaz Energy and Marine has issued an update on the offshore support vessel activities of its subsidiary Nico Middle East.

Lamprell completes latest NDC jackup

Lamprell has delivered the fourth in a series of six identical newbuild jackups to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co.


Advanced AUV Upgrades for Pipeline Inspection and GeoHazard Surveys

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...