Category: Offshore

BAM Clough to supply module offloading facility for Ichthys LNG project

The JKC joint venture has awarded the BAM Clough joint venture a $A140 million ($151 million) letter of intent for work on the Ichthys LNG project.  More »

Leiv Eiriksson inked in for Norway wells

RWE Dea Norge has secured a rig to drill three wells in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea during 2013-15.  More »

Ofon Phase 2 under way off Nigeria

Total and NNPC have started the second phase of the Ofon field development offshore Nigeria.  More »

Wintershall gets go-ahead for North Sea drilling

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has authorized Wintershall to drill an exploratory well in the North Sea, using the semisub drilling rig Songa Delta.  More »

Nunya probe under way offshore Ghana

The semisubmersible rig Marianas has spudded the Nunya-1X exploration well on the Keta block offshore Ghana.  More »

ConocoPhillips, Keppel team up for Arctic jackup

Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech) and ConocoPhillips are jointly designing a jackup capable of drilling in Arctic Sea ice regions.  More »

Iona contracts North Sea Kells field study

Iona Energy has contracted ADIL to provide management support for development of the Kells field in the UK North Sea.  More »

Judge allocates time for start of oil spill trial

A federal judge has set aside nearly seven hours for opening statements in a trial over the deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.  More »

Total announces offshore oil work near Nigeria

French oil firm Total SA says it has begun work to boost the production of its offshore oil field near Nigeria.  More »

First deepwater Romanian Black Sea well promising

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Romania Ltd. and OMV Petrom have encountered natural gas in the first deepwater exploration well in the Romania sector of the Black Sea.  More »

Expro opens Newfoundland office

Expro has opened an operations base in Paradise, Newfoundland, Canada, that will support the provision of well testing, subsea, and downhole video services.  More »

Advanced Maritime Transports acquires Port Logistics

Advanced Maritime Transports (AMT SA) has acquired Port Logistics, a Brazilian maritime support logistics agency.  More »