Category archives for: Africa

Bumi Armada, Eni Ink FPSO Deal Off Angola

Bumi Armada, Eni Ink FPSO Deal Off Angola

Bumi Armada Berhad was awarded a contract by Eni Angola S.p.A. for the chartering, operation and maintenance of an FPSO tanker facility complete with Mooring System at the Block 15/06 East Hub field, located in deep water offshore Angola. The contract is for a firm charter of 12 years with options of 8 yearly extensions. […]

DOF Subsea Secures Several New Contracts

DOF Subsea Secures Several New Contracts

DOF Subsea has been awarded multiple contracts, with a total value of approx. NOK 830 million. In the Asia Pacific region, DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts including project management and engineering, IMR services and subsea installation work. The contract awards will secure utilization of the vessels Skandi Singapore, Skandi Hercules and Skandi Hawk. […]

Top News of the Week of Aug 11 – Aug 17, 2014

Top News of the Week of Aug 11 – Aug 17, 2014

 1. VIDEO: ‘Princess Marseilles’ Crashes into German Cruise Ship (Norway) The 76 meter long seismic survey vessel Princess Marseilles collided with the 260 meter long German Century class cruise ship Mein Schiff 1. 2. Subsea 7 Wraps Up AIV Mission for Shell Subsea 7’s Autonomous Inspection Vehicle (AIV) has successfully completed its first test mission in the […]

Petronas Inks PSC for Deep Water Block Off Gabon

Petronas Inks PSC for Deep Water Block Off Gabon

PETRONAS, via its wholly owned subsidiary PETRONAS Carigali International E&P B.V., has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for Block F14 with the Republic of Gabon. The offshore block is located in southern Gabon and measures an approximate 2,500 square kilometres surface area in water depth ranging from 2,000 metres to 3,000 metres. PETRONAS will […]

ADX Energy Gets Exploration Permit Extension off Tunisia

ADX Energy Gets Exploration Permit Extension off Tunisia

ADX Energy Ltd has announced that the Tunisian Authorities (Comité Consultatif des Hydrocarbures) have approved a 2 year extension of the Exploration period for the Kerkouane permit offshore Tunisia for two years to 21 February 2016. The ADX operated contiguous Sicily Channel blocks Kerkouane (Tunisia) and Pantelleria (Italy) contain an attractive portfolio of appraisal and exploration prospects such as the […]

Heerema Puts 2H Offshore in Charge of Kaombo Risers

Heerema Puts 2H Offshore in Charge of Kaombo Risers

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has been appointed by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) to engineer hybrid risers for Total’s Kaombo Block 32 project. HMC, together with consortium partner Technip, were awarded the contract for the EPCI and pre-commissioning of the SURF scope for the Kaombo development by Total. 2H Offshore has been pioneering riser analysis, […]

Ceona Awards Five Year Subsea Contract to NCS Survey

Ceona Awards Five Year Subsea Contract to NCS Survey

NCS Survey, an Acteon company, has been awarded a five year contract for positioning services with SURF company, Ceona. Mobilisation has been successfully completed on the first vessel, Ceona’s DP3 multi-purpose vessel, the Normand Pacific. Following initial work in the Gulf of Mexico, NCS Survey will be supporting Ceona for further subsea work in Nigeria […]

Marathon Oil Seizes Pre-Salt Gabon Block

Marathon Oil Seizes Pre-Salt Gabon Block

Marathon Oil Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary Marathon Oil Exploration Limited, has announced it has signed an exploration and production sharing contract (EPSC) for Gabon offshore Block G13, which was named Tchicuate upon signing, located in the deepwater, pre-salt play. The Company was the high-bidder on the block in Gabon’s licensing round in October […]

Noble Energy, Woodside in Offshore Gabon EEPSC Deal

Noble Energy, Woodside in Offshore Gabon EEPSC Deal

Woodside has acquired a 40% participating interest in an exploration, exploitation and production sharing contract (EEPSC) for Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Block F15 is located 140 km off the south-western coast of Gabon and covers over 2,700 km². Water depths range from 2,300 to 3,000 m. Noble Energy has a 60% participating […]

Nigeria: Seadrill Bags Drillship Contract from Exxon

Nigeria: Seadrill Bags Drillship Contract from Exxon

Seadrill Limited, in cooperation with indigenous partner Field Offshore Design Engineering Nigeria Limited has secured a contract with Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship West Saturn, in support of the ERHA North Phase 2 project in Nigeria. The contract is for a firm period of […]







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