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SBSS Wraps Up Huangyan Subsea Cable Setup

SBSS Wraps Up Huangyan Subsea Cable Setup

SBSS has completed the Huangyan subsea cable installation and the workboat, Fu An, has arrived at Wujing depot, Shanghai. There are 3 subsea cables being installed for this project with totally 52.3km, which are from TWT center platform to CX platform, from CX platform to North CX platform and from CX platform to HY 14-1 […]

Sevan Developer Construction Stopped

Sevan Developer Construction Stopped

Sevan Drilling ASA, an international offshore drilling contractor, has entered into a standstill agreement with Cosco (Qidong) Offshore Co. Limited related to Sevan Developer’s construction contract. Earlier in August, in the Q2 earnings report, the company mentioned significant delay in the delivery of Sevan Developer. As stated in the report, the Company has been considering […]

Experts to Discuss Decommissioning at UK Event

Experts to Discuss Decommissioning at UK Event

Decommissioning North Sea oil and gas facilities is projected to cost £40.6 billion over the next 25 years in the North Sea. When the time is right, oil companies will seek to decommission as efficiently and cost effectively as possible while ensuring they meet their safety and environmental obligations. The issue will take centre stage […]

PTTEP Acquires Interest from Shell in Concession BM-ES-23 Off Brazil

PTTEP Acquires Interest from Shell in Concession BM-ES-23 Off Brazil

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited or PTTEP announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a total 20% participating interest from Shell Brasil Petroleo Ltda in Concession BM-ES-23 in the Federal Republic of Brazil. This agreement is subject to the approval of Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels […]

Risco to Pay $101 Mln for Otto’s Stake in Galoc

Risco to Pay $101 Mln for Otto’s Stake in Galoc

Otto Energy Limited has executed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to divest 100% of the shares in Galoc Production Company WLL (GPC), the holder of Otto’s 33% interest in the Galoc oil field located in Service Contract 14C, to Risco Energy Investments Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based energy investment company. Under the SPA, Risco has […]

Bluefin to Host Teledyne UTS Delegates Visit

Bluefin to Host Teledyne UTS Delegates Visit

Bluefin Robotics invited all Teledyne Underwater Technology Seminar delegates to an afternoon factory visit at their headquarters, in Quincy, MA on Thursday, October 9th. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about AUV technology, speak with industry experts, and witness Bluefin AUVs in person during a dockside demonstration. Many systems will be on display […]

Jan De Nul Provides Scour Protection for Butendiek OWF

Jan De Nul Provides Scour Protection for Butendiek OWF

In early 2014 the construction of the offshore wind farm Butendiek, located in the North Sea west of Sylt, started. Butendiek comprises 80 turbines with each 3.6 MW, resulting in a total capacity of 288 MW. Jan De Nul Group is in charge of the installation of scour protection for the 80 monopiles. The filter […]

Azerbaijan Marks Southern Gas Corridor Groundbreaking and 20th ACG Anniversary

Azerbaijan Marks Southern Gas Corridor Groundbreaking and 20th ACG Anniversary

The Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) operated by BP, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) production sharing agreement, signed on 20 September 1994 between Azerbaijan and eleven international companies. The Early Oil Project which was sanctioned in February 1996 and delivered First Oil from the Chirag field on 7 November 1997. Since that […]

SPE to Tackle Discrimination in O&G Industry

SPE to Tackle Discrimination in O&G Industry

A Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) event next week is set to shake up the oil and gas industry by focusing for the first time on critical HR, diversity and inclusion issues. The ‘Breaking the Cycle of Discrimination – workplace challenges in the oil and gas industry’ workshop will analyse the issues surrounding workplace interaction […]

Salamander Gets EIA Approval for G4/50 Licence, Thailand

Salamander Gets EIA Approval for G4/50 Licence, Thailand

Salamander announces that its Environmental Impact Assessment (“EIA”) for exploration drilling in the G4/50 licence, Greater Bualuang area, Gulf of Thailand, has been granted conditional approval. Of  the 20 drilling locations in the original EIA, 18 have been approved subject to: updating the oil spill response modelling to account for the removal of two potential […]







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