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DOF Subsea S&P Awarded Contract Extension

DOF Subsea UK Limited, a leading provider of integrated subsea services, is pleased to announce that its survey and positioning business in the UK and US has been awarded an extension of a Master Service Agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors of Leiden, The Netherlands.The contract covers global provision of survey…


IKM Ocean Design Awarded Johan Sverdrup Contract

Statoil has awarded the Johan Sverdrup SURF Detail Engineering and Services 2015-20 contract to IKM Ocean Design.Johan Sverdrup field is a large oil discovery in production licenses PL265, PL501 and PL502 in the Utsira High region of Norwegian Continental Shelf, 140 km west of Stavanger. The field development is a…


Technip Awarded Major Contract in Brazil

Technip was awarded a major contract from Tupi BV, a consortium composed of Petrobras Netherland BV (PNBV, 65%), BG (25%) and Galp (10%), for the ongoing development of the Lula Alto field, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt area, Brazil.This contract covers the supply of around 200 kilometers of flexible…


Maersk Voyager to Drill Offshore Ghana

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Eni Ghana Exploration and Production Ltd., an Eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager. The firm contract period is 3.5 years with an option to extend by one year. The total estimated revenue from the firm contract is USD…


Ezra Holdings Christens Subsea Construction Vessel Lewek Constellation

Ezra Holdings Limited, a leading contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry, today officially christened and named the Lewek Constellation prior to her departure to the Gulf of Mexico to commence work for Noble Energy. The Lewek Constellation, an ice-classed, multi-lay offshore construction vessel…


Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Extensions Offshore UK

Subsea 7 today announced it has been awarded a two-year extension to two Underwater Services Contracts (USCs) by Shell Upstream International Europe, worth approximately US$240 million.Under these Life of Field contract extensions for Diving Support Vessel (DSV) and Remotely Operated Vehicle Support Vessel (ROVSV) services, both of which will commence…


Pioneering Spirit Wins Johan Sverdrup Contract

Statoil has signed a contract with Allseas for installation of three platform topsides on the Johan Sverdrup field. The vessel will be installing the topsides for the drilling, processing and living quarter platforms.Allseas will transfer the topsides to Pioneering Spirit before they are transported to the Johan Sverdrup field. On…


Development Plan for Peregrino Phase II Submitted

Statoil together with its partner Sinochem submitted the Plan of Development (PoD) to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) in Rio de Janeiro on 30 January.The project entails a new well head platform and drilling rig (Platform C) and adds approximately 250 million barrels in recoverable…


INTECSEA Awarded Contract for Buckskin-Moccasin Development

INTECSEA has been selected by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to provide engineering and long-lead procurement services for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase of the Buckskin/Moccasin development in the Gulf of Mexico. The award comes as an integrated WorleyParsons and INTECSEA team recently completed Pre-FEED for the development.Under the contract,…


ASCO Wins Mariner Supply Base Contract

Statoil has awarded a supply base and warehousing services contract for its Mariner field in the British sector of the North Sea to ASCO UK Limited, it said on Thursday."The scopes awarded encompass the provision of supply base services, including personnel, local transportation, marine gas oil, quayside services and a…


Greater Stella Area Development Start-up Delayed

Ithaca Energy has provided an update to the schedule for completion of the "FPF-1" floating production facility modifications programme and start-up of the Greater Stella Area ("GSA") production hub.The FPF-1 is being modified by Petrofac in the Remontowa yard in Poland for use on the GSA production hub and completion…


McDermott and Petrofac Form Strategic Alliance

McDermott International, Inc. and Petrofac Limited, an international oil and gas facilities service provider, announced today they have formed a strategic marketing alliance to pursue top-tier deepwater subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline ("SURF") projects.The five-year alliance expects to provide oil and gas companies a competitive, integrated solution across a broad…


UTEC Announces Moho Nord Survey Contract Award

UTEC, an Acteon company, has announced the successful award of the full survey services contract on the upcoming Technip Moho Nord EPIC project in West Africa. The project, operated by Total E&P Congo, is located approximately 75 kilometers off the coast of the Republic of the Congo, at water depths…


EPC Contract for the FPSO Yinson Production

KANFA AS has announced that it has been awarded a LOA for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for four process modules for the FPSO Yinson Production. The contract is expected to have a duration of 15 months with a contract value of approximately USD 50 million.The FPSO Yinson Production…


Atlantic Petroleum Announces Drill Decision on Norway PL 602

Atlantic Petroleum announced that the PL602 partnership has decided to drill a well to test the Roald Rygg Prospect in PL602. The well is planned to be drilled in 2015.PL 602 is located in the Vøring Basin, immediately close to the Luva, Snefrid and Haklang discoveries which will be developed…


Wood Group Mustang Completes Hook-up of Valemon Platform

Wood Group Mustang Norway, together with Statoil, has successfully completed hook-up of the Valemon platform in the North Sea on schedule. Valemon, located on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), is the second Statoil-operated platform to be put into production in the last nine months.WGMN teamed with the Korean engineering, procurement…


Aibel wins Johan Sverdrup contract

Aibel has been awarded the contract for engineering, procurement and construction for the deck of the drilling platform on the Johan Sverdrup field. The contract has an estimated value of NOK 8 billion."The fact that Aibel has won this prestigious contract proves that we can assert ourselves in keen competition,…


Oseberg Delta 2 Comes on Stream

Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 in the North Sea. The field's recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent.Oseberg Delta 2 is the tenth project in Statoil's fast-track portfolio to be completed.The field, which is tied back to the Oseberg Field Centre,…


Talisman Takeover Approved by Courts

Talisman Energy Inc announced that the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta granted a final order approving the proposed arrangement under which Repsol S.A., through a wholly-owned subsidiary, is to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Talisman. The arrangement was approved by Talisman shareholders at a special meeting of…


Statoil Plans 5-6 Wells in Current Canada Exploration

Norwegian energy firm Statoil will drill five to six exploration wells in Canada during its current 15 month campaign, with most of the work done around the Bay du Nord discovery, exploration chief Tim Dodson said on Thursday.Statoil has already finished one well but does not expect to communicate its…