Rigs/Vessels: Russia

Rosneft cancels offshore support contracts in Kara Sea

Rosneft has canceled contracts with Siem Offshore for three offshore support vessels for work in the Kara Sea. Sanctions placed on Rosneft have forced its joint venture partner ExxonMobil to scale back their collaboration in the arctic Kara Sea.

Topaz support vessel demand steady in Caspian, Middle East

Topaz Energy and Marine has added four new DP-2 platform supply vessels (PSVs) to its fleet this year: Topaz Seema, Topaz Xara, Topaz Faye, and Caspian Voyager

Lamprell to deliver Mercury rig to Lukoil in Caspian Sea

Lamprell has completed the construction of the second Caspian Sea jackup drilling rig, the Mercury.

 

 

High-speed Caspian crew boat undergoes sea trials

The 230-ft (70-m) fast crew boat Muslim Magomayev was named at a ceremony at the Incat shipyard last week. 

Millionth barrel of oil produced at Prirazlomnoye field

Prirazlomnoye field has produced its millionth barrel of oil. A second tanker is currently being loaded.

RS to class newbuild Caspian support vessels

Russia’s Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has signed a contract with Baku Shipyard for three 38М high speed crew boats ordered by Azerbaijan State Caspian Sea Shipping Co.

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.

RS to classify V.Filanovsky supply vessels

Construction of two supply vessels commissioned by Lukoil has started at the Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China. 

GSP rig on location for Pechora Sea drilling

The jackup GSP Saturn is preparing to spud the North-Dolginskaya No. 3 well for Gazprom Neft on the Dolginskye field in the southeastern Pechora Sea offshore northern Russia.

ABB wins order for ice-going LNG carriers

ABB has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first of 16 Yamal LNG carriers.

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