Category: Offshore

SeaBird to start offshore seismic acquisition in Caribbean

SeaBird Exploration Plc (OSE:SBX) has signed a $12.5-million, 85-day, agreement for the Geo Pacific to collect marine seismic data in the Caribbean.  More »

DNV releases comprehensive risk management software

DNV Software has launched a structured and analytical risk management tool that incorporates EasyRisk Manager with Synergi Life risk and QHSE management.  More »

Apache high bidder of 14 central GoM leases

Apache Corp. (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) reports that its subsidiaries were the apparent high bidders on nine shallow-water blocks and five deepwater blocks in the recent Central Planning Area Lease Sale 227 held by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.  More »

API, BSEE release new standards, rules

The American Petroleum Institute and the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement both have issued new standards and rules that affect operations in the Gulf of Mexico.  More »

ADTI to manage North Sea Stella drilling program

Ithaca Energy (TSX: IAE; AIM: IAE) has contracted Applied Drilling Technology International (ADTI) for work on the Greater Stella Area (GSA) project in the UK central North Sea.  More »

Trinity working to restore shut-in wells offshore Trinidad

Trinity has provided an update on its operations offshore Trinidad and Tobago.  More »

Total cleared for offshore Norway appraisal drilling

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has authorized Total to drill an appraisal well on license PL 535 offshore Norway.  More »

Solstad PSVs now under long-term charters

Petrobras has extended its hire of two Solstad Offshore platform supply vessels with new four-year contracts.  More »

AVEON to supply subsea components for Erha offshore Nigeria

Cameron Offshore Systems Nigeria has contracted AVEON Offshore for subsea structures at ExxonMobil’s Erha North Phase 2 project.  More »

EMGS vessels in studies offshore Brazil, Southeast Asia

EMGS has issued an overview of its fleet’s offshore seismic acquisition activity.  More »

GE to acquire Lufkin Industries for $3.3 billion

GE (NYSE: GE) has agreed to acquire Lufkin Industries Inc., a provider of artificial lift technologies for the oil and gas industry and a manufacturer of industrial gears, for approximately $3.3 billion.  More »

Lundin finds more oil in Luno area of North Sea

Lundin Norway has a new oil discovery on the Utsira High region of the Norwegian central North Sea.  More »