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Rigs/Vessels: North Sea & Europe

Tullow finds no pay in PL 507 in North Sea

Tullow Oil plc did not encounter hydrocarbons in the Lupus exploratory well, 31/10-1, in the North Sea.

Harkand secures first work for Nexen

Harkand has won Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd’s 2014 ROVSV inspection services work, along with a longer-term frame agreement.

Pieter Schelte to be completed in Rotterdam

The Pieter Schelte, said to be the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect.

MacGregor updates on recent orders from Bumi Armada

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Bumi Armada Bhd, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfied services provider, to supply a Pusnes offloading system for an FPSO conversion project.

GAC signs global ship agency agreement with PGS

GAC Group has signed a frame agreement for ship agency services with Norwegian seismic company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) for its oil and gas exploration activities globally.

GSP vessel sails to Prirazlomonoye in Russian Arctic

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has mobilized its construction vessel GSP Falcon to the Pechora Sea off northwest Russia for a 30-day program for Gazprom Neft Shelf.

Polarcus mobilizes for Statoil offshore Norway

The Polarcus Asima has mobilized for two 4D surveys for Statoil, in the Norwegian and Barents seas, following a winter campaign in West Africa, where the seismic vessel completed a series of 12 streamer and wide-tow 10 streamer surveys for various clients.

Scarabeo 5 to be laid up this fall

Statoil will suspend its contract with Saipem for the semisubmersible Scarabeo 5 from this fall due to overcapacity.

Bumi Armada contracts Keppel for North Sea FPSO conversion

Bumi Armada Berhad subsidiary Armada Kraken has contracted Keppel Shipyard to convert an FPSO for EnQuest’s Kraken heavy-oil field development in the UK northern North Sea.

Teekay commissions North Sea Gina Krog offloading system

Scana Industrier subsidiary Scana Offshore Vestby will supply an offloading system to Teekay Shipping Norway for Statoil’s Gina Krog FSO in the Norwegian North Sea.


Advanced AUV Upgrades for Pipeline Inspection and GeoHazard Surveys

C & C Technologies has enhanced its AUV technology to address the needs for pipeline inspection.  C & C has made inspection-class upgr...

Accelerate Exploration Data Access With Flash Storage

This webinar, sponsored by HGST, will explore the interfaces, server appliances, integration and configuration of flash storage, consider the advan...
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Trends in Real-Time Operations: Best Practices for Asset Integrity and Secure Information Management

This webcast, presented by Thinklogical, examines best practices for the design of the underlying system to securely control, manage and distribute...
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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...