Offshore

Offshore

Seven Havila sets diver support record

The diving support vessel Seven Havila has set what owners Subsea 7 and Havila Shipping say is a world first for number of divers on the seabed at one time.  More »

Tullow contracts Aker for well intervention offshore Ghana

Tullow Ghana Ltd. has signed a frame agreement with Aker Solutions for well intervention at Jubilee and Tanto deepwater fields offshore Ghana.

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ATP works to complete MC 942 #2 well in the GoM

ATP Oil & Gas Corp. has completed drilling the Mississippi Canyon 942 #2 well in the Gulf of Mexico at the Telemark Hub.  More »

Iran outlines oil plans for Persian Gulf fields

National Iranian Offshore Oil Co. (NIOOC) expects oil output from the Forouzan field in the Persian Gulf to rise by 20% over the next 14 months.  More »

NZOG reveals Taranaki basin drilling options

New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) is aiming to drill the Kakapo prospect offshore New Zealand’s Taranaki basin.  More »

Total kickstarts Hild project in North Sea

Total has started development of the $4.2-billion Hild field in the Norwegian North Sea, although approval has yet to be issued by the Norwegian authorities.  More »

Statoil commissions Ã…sgard subsea compression structures

Statoil has contracted Bergen Group Rosenberg to fabricate subsea structures for the Ã…sgard subsea compression project in the Norwegian Sea.  More »

DNV approves Kongsberg Maritime Bridge Operation Simulator

DNV has approved the Kongsberg Maritime Bridge Operation Simulator according to the revised standards that became effective on Jan. 1, 2012.  More »

Polarcus to do 3D survey offshore Greenland for Shell

Shell Kanumas has contracted Polarcus Ltd. to conduct an 8,500 sq km (3,282 sq mi) 3D seismic acquisition project offshore Greenland.  More »

March start for Caspian jackup transportation

Blue Water Shipping has won a contract to transport a newbuild jackup to the Caspian Sea for Eurasia Drilling.  More »

NZOG assesses Tunisia seismic needs

New Zealand Oil and Gas (NZOG) is finalizing arrangements for a new 2D seismic survey in the Gulf of Gabes ofshore Tunisia.  More »

SBM contracted for Ichthys turret

SBM Offshore is to supply the turret and mooring system for the Ichthys LNG project FPSO off northwestern Australia.  More »

Clough wins Wheatstone offshore hook-up and commissioning contract

Chevron has awarded Clough an A$350-million ($375-million) contract for the offshore hook-up and commissioning component of the Wheatstone project.  More »

Aker Solutions acquires Sandnessjøen Engineering

Aker Solutions has acquired Norwegian engineering company Sandnessjøen Engineering.  More »

Buccaneer lines up deal to operate Cosmo offshore Alaska

Buccaneer Energy has agreed to acquire the two main productive leases in the former Cosmopolitan Unit (Cosmo) from Pioneer Natural Resources Alaska.  More »