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SapuraKencana Secures US$273 Million Contract in India

SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Kencana HL Sdn Bhd has secured a contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd worth about US$273 million (RM1 billion).In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, SapuraKencana said its unit was awarded the contract for the Mumbai High South Redevelopment Phase III Project on…


Fugro Adds Cable-Lay to its Trenching Services

Fugro has added cable-lay services to trenching for offshore windfarm and tidal energy sectors.The company has equipped its trenching vessel, Fugro Saltire, with a compact, custom-made, cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables, a tensioner to lay them, twin winches and a quadrant deployment system…


Sea Trucks Wins First Contract in Brazil

Sea Trucks Group has announced the recent award of its first contract in Brazil.Sea Trucks will provide accommodation support services to Saipem for 300 POB, including lifting operations, storage support and logistic support services for modifications works of an FPSO.The group selected its DP3 accommodation support vessel, Jascon 28, for…


Subsea 7 Announces Global Alliance with OneSubsea

Subsea 7 announced today that it has signed an agreement establishing a worldwide non-incorporated alliance with Houston-based OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, to jointly design, develop and deliver integrated subsea development solutions through the combination of subsurface expertise, subsea production systems (SPS), subsea processing systems, subsea umbilicals, risers and…


Bibby Subsea Forms Strategic Alliance in Gulf of Mexico

Aqueos Corporation and Bibby Subsea ROV, LLC have entered into a strategic alliance to jointly market their combined services to pursue subsea related projects in the Gulf of Mexico and other targeted regions.Bibby Subsea, a provider of Diving and Diverless Support Vessels, manned diving, ROV & Engineering services on a…


​OneSubsea in a Joint Industry Program to Develop Subsea Systems Technology

OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. have entered into an agreement to form a joint industry program (JIP) to develop subsea systems technology for 20,000-psi applications.The JIP, known as the 20Ksi Subsea System Development Program, will address the technical challenges presented by high pressure, high temperature…


​Alder Topsides Sail-Away and Installation Complete

Chevron Upstream Europe has announced that the sail-away and installation of the Alder Project's topsides module has been safely and successfully completed, marking a major project milestone.The 800-metric-ton topsides structure was built in a Newcastle shipyard and travelled via transport barge 110 miles (175 km) to the Firth of Forth.…


Competitive FEED Awarded for Fortuna Development

Ophir Energy announces that it has awarded Upstream Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts for the Fortuna FLNG Project in Block R, Equatorial Guinea to two contractor consortia, (i) McDermott Marine Construction Ltd and GE Oil & Gas UK Ltd and (ii) Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions.The Upstream FEED…


Gazprom Cancels Saipem Deal on the Black Sea Gas Pipeline

MOSCOW, July 9 (Reuters) - Russia's Gazprom has cancelled a contract with Italian oil services group Saipem to build the first line of a gas pipeline beneath the Black Sea, the Russian state gas company said in a statement on Wednesday.Gazprom said it will start talks with other potential contractors…


Consortium Clinches Long Term Agreement with Saudi Aramco

Consortium of L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering with EMAS AMC clinches Long Term Agreement for work on offshore facilities in the Middle East with Saudi AramcoLarsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) in a consortium with EMAS AMC has been awarded a long term agreement (LTA) from Saudi Aramco for six years with…


​McDermott Signs Long Term EPCI Agreement with Saudi Aramco

McDermott announced it has been selected by Saudi Aramco as one of the winners of a global competition for a new Long Term Agreement (LTA) for future brownfield work in various fields in offshore Saudi Arabia.The LTA, which was signed on June 10, 2015, at Saudi Aramco headquarters in Saudi…


DNV GL Secures Frame Agreement with Wintershall

DNV GL has been selected by Wintershall Norge AS to provide a frame agreement for global inspection services for its developments offshore Norway. The overall contract is expected to exceed NOK 10 million (approx USD1.2 million).The term of the contract is five years, with an option for two, two-year extensions…


​First Oil from Mukta-B Platform in India

BG India achieved first oil production from the Mukta-B (MB), a 4 legged Wellhead Unmanned Platform in the offshore Bombay basin, on 1 July.BG has a 30% interest in the Panna-Mukta oil and gas fields alongside our partners, ONGC and Reliance Industries Ltd.The MB and MA pipelines have also been…


OneSubsea Awarded FEED Contract for Browse FLNG

OneSubsea has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the proposed Woodside-operated Browse FLNG Development offshore northwest Australia.A dedicated team of OneSubsea experts, operating out of OneSubsea's Perth city office, will now work collaboratively with Woodside to fully define and determine the optimal subsea production system design…


​Repsol Starts Up Perla Gas Field in Venezuela

Repsol starts up the giant Perla gas field in VenezuelaRepsol has started up the first producing well at the giant Perla field, the largest gas discovery in the company's history and the largest offshore gas field in Latin America, holding 17 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of gas in place.Perla is…


GMS Secures First Decommissioning Contract

Gulf Marine Services the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, is pleased to announce that one of its Large Class vessels in Europe has been contracted for decommissioning work, a new activity for the Group.The vessel, which has…


Normand Installer Gets SBM Extension

SBM Offshore Services Inc (SBM) has declared their option to extend the existing contract for the OCV "Normand Installer" with a minimum of 200 days charter for 2016.The Normand Installer is a deepwater construction vessel and has been on a similar contract with SBM since the vessel was delivered from…


The First Subsea Wet Gas Compressor in the World at Gullfaks

After several years of technology development, construction and testing the first subsea wet gas compressor in the world is now installed at the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea.In May and June Gullfaks subsea compressor project (GSC) completed successful structure and module installation campaigns for the subsea station. The…


Technip Samsung Consortium Awarded Contracts for the Browse FLNG Project

Technip Samsung Consortium was awarded two contracts by Shell for the Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project in Australia, operated by Woodside.The Browse project covers the realization and installation of three FLNG units to develop the Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa fields in the Browse Basin, 425 kilometers North of…


Operators Back Next Phase of Industry Forum on Subsea Integrity

Phase II of The SURF IM Network is led by Wood Group Kenny with support from the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF). Phase 1 was launched last year, supported by an industry wide group of 14 operators and has been extended to run on an annual subscription basis through to 2018…