Top Stories First Oil Flows from Bentara Field, Malaysia

First Oil Flows from Bentara Field, Malaysia »

PETRONAS announces that Bentara field in the Balai Cluster Risk Service Contract (RSC) area located offshore Sarawak, has achieved its first oil production on 25 May 2014. The field which is expected to produce more...

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Pancontinental: Early Mapping Identifies Major Prospects in EL 0037, Off Namibia

Pancontinental: Early Mapping Identifies Major Prospects in EL 0037, Off Namibia »

Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL advises that the 3D and 2D seismic surveys carried out earlier in 2014 in EL 0037 offshore Namibia are starting to yield very encouraging results. Initial mapping has confirmed at...

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Operations for Costa Concordia Departure in Progress

Operations for Costa Concordia Departure in Progress »

With the arrival of the Porto Santo ferry, operations to disconnect the mooring cables that connect the Concordia to the towers on the shore side are in progress. Preliminary activities for Concordia departure maneuvers have...

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SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte’

SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte’ »

For the testing of the lift systems for the giant and world’s largest decommissioning vessel ‘Pieter Schelte’ (measuring 382m long by 124m wide and suited for lifting of structures weighing up to 48,000 tons), Allseas...

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Fugro Opens New Facility in Luanda, Angola

Fugro Opens New Facility in Luanda, Angola »

To accommodate the future needs of the rapidly growing Angola offshore oil and gas industry Fugro has opened its new facility in the SONILS Oil Service Centre in Luanda. Angola is now the second largest...

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VARD Records Healthy Order Intake in Q2

VARD Records Healthy Order Intake in Q2 »

Vard Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialised vessels, announced its financial results for the second quarter of financial year 2014 (“2Q2014”), and first half ended 30 June...

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Primeline Starts Trial Production from LS36-1 Gas Field

Primeline Starts Trial Production from LS36-1 Gas Field »

Primeline Energy Holdings Inc. announced that trial production of gas from the LS36-1 gas field has now commenced. As previously announced, with the completion of the last section of the gas sales pipeline and connection...

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TE SubCom Starts Manufacturing of Hibernia Express Submarine Cable

TE SubCom Starts Manufacturing of Hibernia Express Submarine Cable »

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announces the commencement of the new Hibernia Express submarine cable system. The 4,600 km cable will provide the lowest-latency fiber-optic...

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FMC Technologies Revenue Up in Q2 »

FMC Technologies Revenue Up in Q2

FMC Technologies, Inc. reported second quarter 2014 revenue of $2.0 billion, up 16 percent from the prior-year quarter. Diluted earnings per share were $0.95...

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Top News of the Week of Jul 14 – Jul 20, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Jul 14 – Jul 20, 2014

1. SubSea Engineering Acquires Hyper-Sub Assets SubSea Engineering, Inc. announces that it has acquired the assets of the high-speed, high-efficiency Hyper-Sub, which will transform...

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Aker Solutions: Subsea Order Intake at Record High »

Aker Solutions: Subsea Order Intake at Record High

Aker Solutions is on track with a plan to split into two companies at the end of September, including one that will keep the...

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Saipem Nets $600 Mln FPSO Contracts in Brazil and Angola »

Saipem Nets $600 Mln FPSO Contracts in Brazil and Angola

Saipem has been awarded contracts for the extension of leasing and upgrading works of the Cidade de Vitoria FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading...

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Top News of the Week of Jul 07 – Jul 13, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Jul 07 – Jul 13, 2014

1. Cable Barge Sinks Off Sardinia, Italy Prysmian inform that on July 3rd during transfer voyage from Arco Felice (Naples/Italy) to Bremenhaven (Germany) the...

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SSE Gets Go Ahead for Scottish Subsea Link »

SSE Gets Go Ahead for Scottish Subsea Link

SHE Transmission, the electricity transmission subsidiary of SSE plc, has welcomed Ofgem’s decision to approve the need for the new transmission link between Caithness...

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HHI Bags $1.94 Bln Nasr Field Development Work in UAE »

HHI Bags $1.94 Bln Nasr Field Development Work in UAE

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced that it received a Letter of Award...

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Ezra to Merge EMAS Into EOC for $520 Mln »

Ezra to Merge EMAS Into EOC for $520 Mln

Ezra Holdings Limited has announced plans to consolidate its Offshore Support Services division, EMAS Marine, into its associated company, EOC Limited, which is listed on...

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Island Offshore Takes Delivery of ‘Island Performer’ »

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of ‘Island Performer’

The Ulstein Verft subsea newbuild, ‘Island Performer’, was delivered today to ship owner Island Offshore. The flexible, state-of-the-art RLWI/IMR vessel will serve her first...

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Technip Wins Subsea Work for Statoil, Exxon and Gassco »

Technip Wins Subsea Work for Statoil, Exxon and Gassco

Technip has been awarded a new framework agreement by Statoil, Exxon Mobil and Gassco for diving, subsea intervention and repair contingency services. Under the terms...

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Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project Raises Concerns »

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project Raises Concerns

Industry experts have raised concerns over the £850m Swansea Tidal Lagoon environmental effects. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) said that the project could have an impact on the conservation areas in the Bay, according to Building.co.uk. NRW and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds...

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USA: Florida II Survey Vessel Suitable for Archaeological Research »

USA: Florida II Survey Vessel Suitable for Archaeological Research

The Florida II is a survey vessel, but it has the capability to provide much more information than just water depth. The design specifications and specialized equipment it carries make it possible to do many different types of surveys, and suitable for underwater archaeological research....

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Update: Costa Concordia Begins Navigation Towards Genoa »

Update: Costa Concordia Begins Navigation Towards Genoa

This morning at around 11 am, the Concordia has begun its navigation towards Genoa with an average speed of 2 knots. The arrival in Genoa is planned at the moment between Saturday July 26th and Sunday July 27th. Preliminary activities for Concordia departure maneuvers have...

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Elia’s Belgian Offshore Grid Project Gets Authority’s Approval »

Elia’s Belgian Offshore Grid Project Gets Authority’s Approval

Elia, Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator, has been given a green light for the construction of the Belgian Offshore Grid project. According to the Company’s website, the project for a high-voltage grid in the North Sea involves cooperation with the promoters of future wind farms...

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ITF Names John Wishart as New Chairman »

ITF Names John Wishart as New Chairman

Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF),the organisation driving oil and gas technology development and collaboration, has appointed John Wishart as its new chairman with effect from 1st August, 2014. Mr Wishart is group director for Lloyd’s Register Energy and will take on the additional responsibility of chairmanship...

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SylWin Alpha Jacket and Platform Installed »

SylWin Alpha Jacket and Platform Installed

Dutch offshore companies realised a unique operation in the North Sea. Under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting, one of the world’s largest convertor platforms – a ‘power socket at sea’ – is installed to the west of Sylt, the East Frisian Island. Siemens built...

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ABB Reports Order Growth and Stable Revenues in Q2 »

ABB Reports Order Growth and Stable Revenues in Q2

ABB reported strong order growth, stable revenues and a significant increase in cash from operations for the second quarter of 2014. The lower operational EBITDA margin mainly reflects ongoing project-related challenges in the Power Systems (PS) division. Orders of $10.6 billion were 14 percent higher...

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Port of Hastings Authority Studies Western Port’s Weather and Wave Patterns »

Port of Hastings Authority Studies Western Port’s Weather and Wave Patterns

The Port of Hastings Development Authority has begun detailed environmental studies of Western Port’s weather and wave patterns. “We are focusing on finding out as much as we can about Western Port and its environs to better inform planning and design decisions about the proposed...

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West Africa Exploration Opportunities Motivate COPL »

West Africa Exploration Opportunities Motivate COPL

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, the offshore West Africa focused oil exploration and development company, provides corporate and operational update. Highlights As part of COPL’s strategy in West Africa the company is providing an update on some of its activities as it expands its regional footprint:...

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UK Scientists Investigate Submarine Landslides in Greenland and Norwegian Seas »

UK Scientists Investigate Submarine Landslides in Greenland and Norwegian SeasA team of UK scientists is sailing to the site of prehistoric underwater landslides near the Arctic Circle.  The scientists are aboard the Dutch research...

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Cable Barge Sinks Off Sardinia, ItalyPrysmian inform that on July 3rd during transfer voyage from Arco Felice (Naples/Italy) to Bremenhaven (Germany) the barge AMT Explorer chartered for the transportation of power cables...

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