Category archives for: Africa

TGS Begins 3D Survey Offshore Sierra Leone

TGS Begins 3D Survey Offshore Sierra Leone

TGS announces acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone. The survey, Sierra Leone Block 4A Extension, will add 1,000 km2 of new 3D data to the existing 6,268 km2 of 3D data library in Sierra Leone. “This survey extends our current data coverage in an important and prospective area.  TGS has been active […]

Geo Pacific Bags West African Seismic Contract

Geo Pacific Bags West African Seismic Contract

SeaBird Exploration Plc announces that it has been awarded a contract for a 3D seismic survey in Gulf of Guinea, West Africa for the vessel Geo Pacific. The survey will cover a minimum of 1,450 sqkm and will have an estimated value of approximately USD 11 million. The project is expected to start during mid […]

Eni Starts Production from DEKA Project Offshore Egypt

Eni Starts Production from DEKA Project Offshore Egypt

Eni, through its affiliate IEOC Production BV and in joint venture with BP Egypt, started production from the DEKA project (Denis-Karawan) through the new subsea well Denise South 6 at a gas rate of 1.8 million cubic meters per day and associated condensates of about 800 barrels per day. The DEKA Project envisages the development […]

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 […]







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