Rigs/Vessels: North Sea & Europe

Safe Bristolia returning to UK North Sea following repairs

BG Group has agreed to a revised schedule of work for the accommodation support vessel Safe Bristolia at the Everest platform in the UK North Sea.

Rowan adds work for five rigs

The Rowan rig status report has noted five term extensions.

Fire onboard disrupts Fugro Symphony

Fugro has confirmed a fire occurred aboard its Fugro Symphony vessel around 2:30 a.m. on May 20.

Dana opts for Asset Guardian software for North Sea floater

Dana Petroleum has contracted Asset Guardian Solutions to implement its Asset Guardian software on the Triton FPSO in the UK central North Sea.

Libra FPSO conversion starts in Singapore

Teekay Partners says conversion is under way of a 1995-built shuttle tanker, the Navion Norvegia, to an FPSO for the Libra field offshore Brazil, at a cost of around $1 billion.

BG to retain rights to Rosetta offshore Egypt

BG Group has issued an update on its first-quarter offshore activities.

 

OTC 2015: Pioneering Spirit undergoing final preparations

Allseas said at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference that it hopes to have its new vessel, Pioneering Spirit, ready to start its first platform removal job in the North Sea later this year. 

Prosafe nets accommodation contract extensions offshore Mexico

Prosafe says its five accommodation vessels operating in Mexican waters had a utilization rate of 93% during 1Q 2015.

Goliat FPSO starts final preparations in northern Norway fjord

The Goliat cylindrical FPSO has arrived in Hammerfest, northern Norway, following a 63-day voyage from South Korea onboard the Dockwise Vanguard.

Sembawang lands Gina Krog FSO conversion

Teekay has contracted Sembawang Shipyard to convert the shuttle tanker Randgrid into a FSO vessel for Statoil’s Gina Krog field in the Norwegian North Sea. 

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