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RWE Dea Postpones Zidane Subsea Project

RWE Dea Postpones Zidane Subsea Project

The Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Zidane development will not be submitted to the authorities in October as planned. ”Further value enhancement is required to make the project more robust,” says Managing Director Hugo Sandal of RWE Dea Norge. RWE Dea Norge is operator of the Zidane field. The plan was to […]

Maersk Valiant Starts Operations in US Gulf of Mexico

Maersk Valiant Starts Operations in US Gulf of Mexico

Maersk Drilling’s second drillship, Maersk Valiant, has started operations in the US Gulf of Mexico, the Company informed through their social media. Maersk Valiant has began a two year contract with ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation. Featuring dual derrick and large subsea work and storage areas, the design allows for efficient well construction and field […]

Drilling of Pingvin Prospect in Barents Sea Completed

Drilling of Pingvin Prospect in Barents Sea Completed

As a partner in production licence 713, North Energy is completing the drilling of the Pingvin prospect in exploration well 7319/12-1. The well has identified gas in a sandstone reservoir. Extensive data have been acquired from the well through coring, wireline logging and liquid sampling. Updated information from the well will be provided as soon as […]

Petroceltic, Edison Awarded New Exploration Licence (Egypt)

Petroceltic, Edison Awarded New Exploration Licence (Egypt)

Petroceltic International’s joint venture comprising Petroceltic and Edison International Spa (Edison) has secured the North Port Fouad Block, in the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company 2013 International Bid Round. North Port Fouad (Block 7), is located offshore the Nile Delta and lies to the north of, and immediately adjacent to, the North Thekah Block, which was awarded […]

SEGC Topo to Conduct Bathymetric Survey Off Nice

SEGC Topo to Conduct Bathymetric Survey Off Nice

SEGC Topo has, through tender procedure, secured a contract by Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur for bathymetric survey services. The contract has a value of approximately $137,000 (106,000 EUR). The work consists of bathymetry surveys of the seabed in the region of the Metropolis Nice Cote d’Azur, including the harbour basin. The awarded contract includes control and […]

Polarcus Inks LoI for West Africa 3D Seismic Survey

Polarcus Inks LoI for West Africa 3D Seismic Survey

Polarcus Limited announces that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa. The project, subject to the execution of a service contract, will commence in Q4 2014 and is expected to run for approximately 3.5 months. Polarcus is a pure […]

Petrobras Gets Nod to Deploy 13 FPSOs in Santos Basin by 2017

Petrobras Gets Nod to Deploy 13 FPSOs in Santos Basin by 2017

Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) issued a preliminary license to Petrobras for the installation of 13 FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) vessels in the Santos Basin by 2017. The FPSOs will be installed between 200 and 300 km away from the coast in Block BM-S-9, BM-S-11 in the pre-salt Santos […]

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence, Ships from Bristol has issued a tender for the provision of unmanned underwater vehicles. The tenders are required to supply two unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) with side scan sonar and bathymetric capability (conductivity and temperature Sensors), navigation system, through water 2-way communication and stand alone command and control unit. Furthermore, the […]

MacArtney Norge to Supply Cables for IMR’s MUST System

MacArtney Norge to Supply Cables for IMR’s MUST System

MacArtney Norge AS has, through tender procedure, secured a contract for the supply of electro-optical cables for the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research’s (IMR) MUST system on the “G.O. Sars” research vessel. The contract has a value of approximately 965,000 NOK (152,217 USD). MUST (Multi-Usage System for Towed vehicle) is used for mapping and volume […]

Newbuild Dive Support Vessel Arrives in Western Australia

Newbuild Dive Support Vessel Arrives in Western Australia

Neptune Marine Services Limited announces that the Bhagwan Dryden, a new-build Dive Support Vessel, built in collaboration with Bhagwan Marine, has arrived in Dampier, Western Australia. As first announced to the ASX on 28 August 2012, the Bhagwan Dryden is a state-of-the-art 57 metre DP2 hybrid catamaran, with Neptune-supplied permanent air diving, inspection and survey […]







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