Category: Offshore

Second Tanzanian well hits gas

December 1,2010 –A second exploration well in Tanzania has discovered gas, says BG Group…..  More »

ONGC awards subsea work to Expro

December 1,2010 –India’s state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. has awarded Expro a three-year, $4-million contract for subsea test tree operation offshore India…..  More »

DOT: Jascon 31 to support Pazflor development

December 1,2010 –Sea Trucks Group is preparing to take delivery of Jascon 31, the fifth in a series of seven newbuild offshore construction units…..  More »

BG Group hits gas with second well off Tanzania

December 1,2010 –BG Group has discovered gas with its second Tanzanian exploration well, Chewa-1, the company announced….  More »

DOT: Industry still learning lessons from Macondo

December 1,2010 –BP is sharing its experiences on the deepwater Macondo well incident as widely as possible, said a spokesman at today’s panel discussion at DOT…..  More »

FMC, Petrobras agree to joint subsea technology development

December 1,2010 –FMC Technologies Inc. and Petrobras have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop subsea technology for projects offshore Brazil…..  More »

Seadrill buys Petrojack IV

December 1,2010 –Seadrill has acquired the jackup drilling rig Petrojack IV for $180 million…..  More »

DOT: Gjoa operations enhanced by automated flow assurance

December 1,2010 –GDF Suez Norge is using a flow assurance system (FAS) designed by SPT Group to optimize production at the Gjoa field in the Norwegian North Sea, which came on stream early last month…..  More »

Statoil subsea gas compression job goes to Aker

December 1,2010 –Statoil has awarded the Åsgard subsea compression system contract to Aker Solutions…..  More »

Statoil subsea gas compression job goes to Aker

December 1,2010 –Statoil has awarded the Åsgard subsea compression system contract to Aker Solutions…..  More »

United Spiral Pipe names president

November 30,2010 –United Spiral Pipe has appointed Patrick J. Mullarkey as president…..  More »

Faroe contracts jackup for Clapton prospect

November 30,2010 –Faroe Petroleum has contracted the Maersk Guardian jackup to drill the Clapton prospect in PL440S offshore Norway…..  More »

Total launches Phase II at West Franklin

November 30,2010 –Total has approval from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change to launch Phase II development of the West Franklin field…..  More »

KBR opens Angola center

November 30,2010 –KBR is opening an Angola Operating Center in Luanda…..  More »

Oil Spill Response responds to minor Arabian Gulf spill

November 29,2010 –Oil Spill Response has completed a response to a fuel oil spill in the Arabian Gulf…..  More »