Rigs/Vessels: North Sea & Europe

Prosafe rigs find work in North Sea, offshore Philippines

Prosafe has issued an update on its offshore accommodation support rig fleet.

Groen holds PSV naming ceremony at Damen

Groen Offshore, Guard & Support has held a naming ceremony at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam for its recently purchased Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier 2610.

Maersk subsea construction vessel nears completion

Damen Shipyards Group has launched its latest subsea support vessel, Maersk Connector.

DOF Subsea collects multiple vessel contracts

DOF Subsea has been awarded two vessel contracts in as many days.

Ythan field goes onstream in North Sea

Ithaca Energy says EnQuest has brought onstream the Ythan field in the UK northern North Sea.

Total extends West Phoenix contract

Seadrill subsidiary North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) has received a contract extension for the semisubmersible rig West Phoenix by Total E&P UK Ltd.

Eni extends Atwood Beacon jackup rig contract

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has agreed to a six-month extension of its existing contract with Eni S.p.A. for the jackup rig, the Atwood Beacon

Gulf Marine scores its first North Sea decommissioning project

Gulf Marine Services has secured a decommissioning contract for one of its self-elevating support vessels in the North Sea.

Teekay completes purchase of Knarr field FPSO

Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO) has completed the acquisition of the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO serving BG’s Knarr field in the Norwegian North Sea from Teekay Corp. 

SeaZip to support Heerema in North Sea

SeaZip Offshore Service has agreed to provide its service vessel SeaZip 4 to Heerema Marine Contractors for work this summer in the North Sea.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

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

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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