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Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip announces that a consortium composed of Angoflex Ltd (owned jointly with Sonangol) and DUCO Ltd, has been awarded a large lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola. The contract consists of the umbilical system part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola in water depths up to 2,000 meters.  The scope of work […]

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Environmental Limited, part of the marine specialists Gardline Marine Sciences Limited, through WAW International, were awarded, at the end of 2013, a contract to undertake Environmental and MetOcean surveys in South Eastern Mediterranean by BP. Gardline’s survey vessel, the M/V Ocean Observer, mobilised in Malta just before Christmas in order to complete a 25 day […]

Canadian Natural Finds Oil Offshore Ivory Coast

Canadian Natural Finds Oil Offshore Ivory Coast

Canadian Natural Resources Limited informed that the Saphir-1XB well has encountered an accumulation of light oil in the deepwater frontier exploration play in Block CI-514 offshore Cote d’Ivoire. The well was drilled by a semi-submersible rig in a water depth of 2,300 meters and reached a total depth of 4,655 meters. The well encountered a […]

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 […]

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited informed that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy plc’s previously reported farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Vice-President Danny Faure […]

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors, have signed a major lump-sum contract with Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning for the SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola. The contract is valued at approximately  $3.5 billion with a Technip share […]

Seamec Secures Contract Extension for DSV “Alliance”

Seamec Secures Contract Extension for DSV “Alliance”

Seamec Limited and Sea Horse General Contracting Establishment, UAE, Dubai, have extended the charter hire contract for the diving support vessel “Alliance”. The contract has been extended until April 30, 2014.   The vessel, which is under bareboat charter with Seamec, will be working in offshore Egyptian Mediterranean waters. The “Alliance” provides services, which include […]

Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola

Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola

Aker Solutions won a contract worth $2.3 billion from Total to provide a subsea production system for the Kaombo Block 32 development in Angola. Aker Solutions will deliver 20 subsea manifolds and 65 vertical subsea wellsets. The order also includes associated controls as well as work-over and tie-in systems. The first deliveries are scheduled for […]

Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola)

Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola)

Total and its joint venture partners have made the final investment decision to develop the ultra-deep offshore Kaombo project in Angola. With a production capacity of 230,000 barrels per day, Kaombo will develop estimated reserves of 650 million barrels. Following an intensive optimization exercise, the project’s capital expenditure to reach full capacity was reduced by […]

Artemis Atlantic to Start 2D Seismic Survey Offshore Senegal

Artemis Atlantic to Start 2D Seismic Survey Offshore Senegal

Cap Energy PLC, is about to start seismic operations on the Block Djiffere Offshore, offshore Senegal. The Djiffere Offshore Licence was awarded in July 2013 to Rex Atlantic Limited (now TAOL Senegal (Djiffere) Limited). Cap, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sencap Limited, recently acquired a 49% participation in TAOL Djiffere. On 31 March 2014, TAOL Djiffere issued […]







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