Category archives for: Africa

African Petroleum to De-Risk Sierra Leone with 3D Survey

African Petroleum to De-Risk Sierra Leone with 3D Survey

African Petroleum Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary African Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of 3D seismic data on Block SL-4A-10, offshore Sierra Leone in addition to the existing 3D coverage. The seismic acquisition over Block SL-4A-10 is expected to commence in Q3 2014. […]

Tullow Has New Manager for Guinea

Tullow Has New Manager for Guinea

Hyperdynamics Corporation has announced that Tullow Guinea Ltd. (“Tullow”), has appointed Gilbert Yevi as its country manager for Guinea. Mr. Yevi previously served a leading role in the success of Tullow’s Jubilee Field in Ghana. The members of the Consortium and their participating interests in the Concession from the Government of Guinea granting exploration rights […]

SLR Management Acquires CCA Environmental

SLR Management Acquires CCA Environmental

3i-backed SLR Management Ltd, the international environmental consultancy, announces the acquisition of CCA Environmental Pty Ltd (CCA), an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant to the international Oil & Gas industry and South African linear infrastructure sector. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, CCA is focused primarily on project managing environmental management plans (EMPs), EIAs and […]

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide. Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA […]

Forum Bags Order for Four ROVs from Marine Platforms

Forum Bags Order for Four ROVs from Marine Platforms

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received an order from Marine Platforms Limited (MPL) to supply four work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems each complete with a Dynacon Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS). The order includes three Perry™ heavy work class XLX Evo 200HP ROVs, the latest generation of the Perry XLX series. […]

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer announced that Patrick Chapalain has joined the company as Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East. He will be working out of Dubai where Ocean Installer is establishing a regional office. Patrick Chapalain has extensive experience from the offshore subsea and construction industry, including with companies such as Stolt Comex Seawa, SBM Offshore, […]

Statoil in Offshore Angola Adjustment

Statoil in Offshore Angola Adjustment

Statoil is divesting equity in blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola. “The transactions are part of Statoil’s continued optimisation and portfolio adjustments process. We do this to maximise value of core assets. The transactions will allow Statoil to unlock capital ahead of an extensive drilling campaign in the Kwanza basin,” says […]

Polarcus Gets LOI for 3D Seismic Survey Off South West Africa

Polarcus Gets LOI for 3D Seismic Survey Off South West Africa

Polarcus Limited has announced that the Company has received a Letter of Intent for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project for an undisclosed client offshore South West Africa. The project, subject to the execution of a service contract, will start in Q4 2014 and is expected to run for approximately 50 days. Polarcus is a […]

DSM to Design, Engineer and Install Mooring System for ‘Maersk Discoverer’

DSM to Design, Engineer and Install Mooring System for ‘Maersk Discoverer’

Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) has won the contract to provide a comprehensive range of mooring services to Maersk Drilling for its sixth generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer. DSM will now design, engineer and install the mooring system for the advanced rig. “This is the first time we’ve worked with Maersk Drilling and the first […]

Wood Group Kenny Bags Subsea Job on TEN Project

Wood Group Kenny Bags Subsea Job on TEN Project

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has been awarded an engineering services contract to support Tullow Ghana Limited and its partners through the execution phase of the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) project, offshore Ghana. WGK will provide subsea, umbilical, risers, flowlines (SURF) engineering services. The Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme oil fields are situated in the Deepwater […]







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