Category: Offshore

Barents Sea EM survey draws funding

Electromagnetic Geoservices has secured pre-funding for a multi-client 3D EM campaign in the Barents Sea, ahead of Norway’s 22nd exploration licensing round awards.  More »

Barents Sea EM survey draws funding

Electromagnetic Geoservices has secured pre-funding for a multi-client 3D EM campaign in the Barents Sea, ahead of Norway’s 22nd exploration licensing round awards.  More »

Baker Hughes expands pipeline inspection services

Baker Hughes has broadened its pipeline service portfolio to include circumferential magnetic flux leakage (MFL) inspection technology.  More »

Lawmakers ask feds to consider new waters in offshore plan

A group of 182 lawmakers, almost all Republican, asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (pictured) on Tuesday to consider opening new offshore waters for oil-and-gas drilling in its five-year offshore leasing plan  More »

BP CEO says company would consider settlement over Gulf spill

BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley said today the company may consider a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but the terms of the fines have to be reasonable.  More »

Searcher Seismic runs two 2D seismic surveys offshore Australia

Searcher Seismic Pty Ltd. is in the midst of two non-exclusive seismic surveys offshore Australia.  More »

Petrobras awaits bids on production modules for eight FPSOs

Petrobras expects as much as $7 billion in bids to complete eight offshore platforms for use in the Santos basin, according to reports from Brazil.  More »

JIP to study deepwater lifting standards, regulations

DNV has initiated a joint industry project to establish a unified safety approach for deepwater lifting.  More »

New fluid sampling, pressure testing tools work at higher temperatures

Schlumberger has made available its new PressureXpress-HT reservoir pressure service and MDT Forte-HT high-temperature formation sampling and pressure system.

 

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World Wide Supply adds two PSVs to newbuild order with Damen

World Wide Supply has ordered two more newbuild platform supply vessels from Damen Shipyards.  More »

Tanin strike boosts Levant basin deepwater gas reserves

Noble Energy has confirmed another natural gas discovery offshore Israel.  More »

Statoil extends MMT survey coverage

Statoil has awarded MMT a worldwide frame for survey services.  More »