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Providence to Begin 2D Seismic Project at Newgrange

Providence to Begin 2D Seismic Project at Newgrange

Providence Resources P.l.c., the Irish oil and gas exploration and development company, provided an update on Licensing Option 11/11 (Newgrange). Providence Resources (80%, Operator) and Sosina Exploration (20%) were awarded Newgrange as part of the 2011 Irish Atlantic Margin Licensing Round. The Newgrange area lies in c. 1,000 metre water depth in the Goban Spur […]

Fugro to Showcase at OTC in Houston

Fugro to Showcase at OTC in Houston

Fugro will be making a technical presentation during the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference, May 5th – 8th in Houston, TX. The theme of the presentation will be “Life-of-Field”. A variety of timely topics will be covered in a series of brief technical sessions showcasing Fugro’s unique technology in geotechnical, survey, and subsea disciplines.  In the exhibition hall Fugro’s […]

InterMoor UK Gets New General Manager

InterMoor UK Gets New General Manager

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has appointed Duncan Cuthill as general manager of InterMoor Marine Services Ltd in the UK. Cuthill will report directly to Alan Duncan, managing director of InterMoor, and will be responsible for InterMoor Marine Services in the UK and Mediterranean regions. Cuthill has a bachelor’s degree in management systems from the Open […]

Shell Encounters Gas in Rosmari-1 Well Off Malaysia

Shell Encounters Gas in Rosmari-1 Well Off Malaysia

Shell announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful ‘Rosmari-1’ well is located 135 kilometres offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 metres. The well encountered more than 450 metres of gas column. With further exploration planned, the finding is a positive indicator of the gas potential in an […]

SeaRoc to Deliver ‘SeaPlanner’ to Australian and Asian Market

SeaRoc to Deliver ‘SeaPlanner’ to Australian and Asian Market

SeaRoc Group Ltd., has confirmed that a new commercial office has been established in Sydney to deliver the company’s innovative portfolio of software and technology solutions, SeaPlanner™, to the market in Australasia and Asia. Australian born engineer Derek Powell, with over 18 years professional experience in the manufacturing, Formula 1 motorsport and construction industries, will […]

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

After the recent naming ceremony, Kvaerner announced yesterday that the Edvard Grieg jacket of 14 500 tones has left the yard in Verdal. The “Solveig” jacket is heading south to be installed at Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg field in the central North Sea. The jacket will be installed in circa 110-115 meters water depth. The […]

TECADE Begins Flotation Tanks Project in North Sea

TECADE Begins Flotation Tanks Project in North Sea

TECADE has started construction of the flotation tanks, known as project “MARINER”, at oil platform in the North Sea. The project consists of two sets of floatation tanks in letter H, for the positioning of the jacket of the Mariner project. Each set consists of 4 subsets. This floatation tanks are equipped with a hydraulic […]

Royal Navy’s MASTT Starts Minehunter Testing

Royal Navy’s MASTT Starts Minehunter Testing

Royal Navy’s specialist team of sailors is currently testing the motorboat called Hazard in Portsmouth Naval Base. It can act as the ‘mother ship’ to an assortment of hi-tech remote-controlled and robot submersibles. Collectively, they can search, hunt and finally destroy mines faster then the Royal Navy’s Sandown and Hunt-class ships, and have the added benefit of […]

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling’s second drillship, Maersk Valiant, was delivered Wednesday 16 April 2014 from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage towards the US Gulf of Mexico via Singapore to commence a two year contract with ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation. Maersk Valiant is the second in […]

Total Hires Saipem for Kaombo FPSO Work Offshore Angola

Total Hires Saipem for Kaombo FPSO Work Offshore Angola

Saipem has been awarded two contracts in Angola by Total, for a combined total value of more than $4 billion. The main contract is worth more than $3 billion, and is an EPCI  for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of two converted turret-moored Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO) for the Kaombo Field […]







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