Category: Offshore

Technip to tieback Cardamom to Auger TLP in GoM

Technip has won a contract to tieback Cardamom field in the Gulf of Mexico to Shell Offshore Inc.’s Auger TLP.  More »

First gravel pack multi-lateral in place offshore Brazil

Statoil (OSE:STL) has completed its first multi-lateral well offshore Brazil on the Peregrino field.  More »

Hess signs FPSO for North Malay offshore gas production

Hess Exploration and Production Malaysia B.V. has signed a letter of award for EOC Ltd. (OSE:EOC) to supply the FPSO Lewek Arunothai for three years with extension options to three additional years.  More »

Water treatment pumps adapted for Shetland floater needs

Amarinth has won an order to supply five water treatment pumps to BP’s new Quad 204 FPSO, scheduled to operate west of Shetland on the Schiehallion field.  More »

South Pars Phase 12 offshore platform ready for installation

The first platform for the South Pars Phase 12 development should be installed during the next few days offshore Iran.  More »

Ireland issues new offshore licensing option

Fastnet Oil & Gas has been awarded more than 82% of a new licensing option (12/5) in the North Celtic Sea offshore southern Ireland.  More »

UMG, HB expand offshore services in Middle East

Unique Maritime Group (UMG) has acquired 100% of the shares of Unique Wellube FZC, a provider of offshore topside and subsea engineering services in the Middle East and elsewhere.  More »

Lankhorst opens deepwater and offshore ropes factory in Portugal

Lankhorst Ropes offshore division has relocated its rope production facility for deepwater mooring ropes and single-point mooring (SPM) hawsers to a new purpose-built factory in Viana do Castello, Portugal.  More »

Shell lifts stake in west of Shetland oil field

Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) has agreed to acquire Murphy Schiehallion’s 5.9% stake in the BP-operated Schiehallion field west of Shetlands.  More »

Husky agrees long-term deal for harsh environment rig

Husky Oil Operations has issued a letter of award to Seadrill (XOSL:SDRL) for a five-year contract for the newbuild semisubmersible West Mira.  More »

North Sea Columbus project closer to approval

Serica Energy has received a positive response from the UK government for its development plan for the North Sea Columbus gas/condensate field.  More »

LLOG partners with Blackstone to finance GoM activity

LLOG Exploration Co. and Blackstone (NYSE:BX) have partnered to invest more than $1.2 billion in LLOG’s operations in the Gulf of Mexico.  More »

Gazprom takes stakes in BASF North Sea gas fields

BASF, the parent company of Wintershall, has agreed to swap various onshore and offshore interests with Gazprom.  More »

Total returns to Technip for Girassol Phase 2 in deepwater offshore Angola

Total E&P Angola has awarded Technip (PARIS:TEC) an engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning contract for Phase 2 of the Girassol Resources Initiatives 210 km (131 mi) offshore Angola in 1,300 m (4,264 ft) of water.  More »

Clariant to supply chemicals to Huntington

Clariant Oil Services has won a five-year contract to provide E.ON UK E&P with production chemicals and services for the Huntington field development in the UK central North Sea.  More »