Category: Offshore

EMGS to continue EM data acquisition offshore Asia

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has signed two letters of intent for a total of 10 weeks of 3D electromagnetic data acquisition offshore Asia.  More »

Statoil contracts Grane permanent subsea seismic monitoring installation

Statoil (OSE:STL;NYSE:STO) has contracted Reef Subsea Norway to install a permanent reservoir monitoring system at the Grane field offshore Norway.  More »

Shell, Technip, Samsung enhance FLNG collaboration

Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. and the Technip Samsung Consortium have signed a heads of agreement to enhance collaboration on the design, engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of future FLNG facilities.  More »

TGS at work on 3D seismic survey offshore northwest Australia

TGS (Oslo:TGS) has started acquisition of a multi-client 3D seismic survey offshore northwest Australia.  More »

BG Group appoints chief executive

BG Group has appointed Chris Finlayson as chief executive.  More »

Some rig workers’ kin to oppose BP plea deal in Gulf disaster

Relatives of some of the 11 men killed in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico rig explosion want a federal judge to reject British oil giant BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement of criminal charges stemming from the disaster.  More »

Tougher offshore scrutiny? Not yet

When a government deadline for new safety management programs at offshore drilling rigs and wells approached in November 2011, oil and gas industry leaders were bracing for tough scrutiny and plenty of penalties.  More »

Pemex orders two Keppel jackups

Keppel FELS will build two high-spec jackups for Mexican state oil company Pemex under the terms of a contract worth $420 million.    More »

Statoil orders Oseberg subsea equipment from FMC

Statoil (NYSE:STO) has ordered $152-million in subsea equipment from FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FTI) for the Oseberg Delta 2 Project.  More »

BHP sells Browse interests to PetroChina

BHP Billiton has signed an agreement to sell its 8.33% interest in the East Browse Joint Venture and its 20% interest in the West Browse Joint Venture to PetroChina International Investment (Australia) Pty Ltd. for $1.63 billion.  More »

Aker to supply Daewoo with deepwater drilling riser system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has contracted Aker Solutions (Oslo Børs:AKSO) to provide a deepwater drilling riser system.  More »

Hess finds more oil offshore Ghana

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) has discovered oil offshore Ghana at the Pecan 1 exploration well in the Deepwater Tano/Cape Three Points license.  More »