Category archives for: Middle East

Eco Wave Power Seeks Foreign Investment for Ocean Energy Development

Eco Wave Power Seeks Foreign Investment for Ocean Energy Development

Eco Wave Power, an advanced and innovative international wave power developer based in Israel, introduced its plans to raise $5 million by the year end for the development of ocean energy. As Bloomberg reports, the Company is seeking investors outside Israel and it is also in talks with several energy companies situated in Israel. Eco […]

NBL to Deliver Leviathan Gas to NEPCO (Jordan)

NBL to Deliver Leviathan Gas to NEPCO (Jordan)

Noble Energy (NBL) has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to supply natural gas from the Leviathan field, offshore Israel, to the National Electric Power Company Ltd. (NEPCO) of Jordan. Under terms of the LOI, Noble Energy and the Leviathan partners will supply a base gross quantity of 1.6 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural […]

HMS Enterprise Takes Over HMS Echo’s Scientific Mission in Middle East

HMS Enterprise Takes Over HMS Echo’s Scientific Mission in Middle East

Two of the Royal Navy’s survey ships have traded places as the 18-month scientific mission of HMS Echo draws to a close while HMS Enterprise’s begins. The sister ships spent five days in Catania in Sicily for an official handover of duties allowing HMS Enterprise to go east of Suez and continue Echo’s previous work. […]

World’s Largest Turret on Its Way to Shell’s Prelude

World’s Largest Turret on Its Way to Shell’s Prelude

The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction. The turret is part of a mooring system designed to ensure Prelude FLNG can operate safely in the most […]

Proteus Delivers Shallow-Water Mapping Solution

Proteus Delivers Shallow-Water Mapping Solution

Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, has launched a fast-turnaround habitat mapping solution designed specifically for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Through the service, Proteus delivers high-resolution classification maps of terrestrial areas onshore and the seafloor in shallow-water marine environments. “Energy and infrastructure development projects are under intense pressure to delineate fragile […]

Dragon Oil Records 20 Percent Rise in 1H

Dragon Oil Records 20 Percent Rise in 1H

Dragon Oil has reported operating profits of $388.5 million for the six months to the end of June, 20% up on last time. Revenues were 11% higher at $547.0 million and profit for the period rose by 20% to $289.0m. Average gross production rate was approximately 73,440 barrels of oil per day compared to 73,600 bopd […]

Petrofac Wins Shah Deniz 2 Support Gig

Petrofac Wins Shah Deniz 2 Support Gig

Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has secured a contract with the BP-operated prestigious Shah Deniz 2 project to provide their maintenance build capabilities. The contract, valued at around $ 8.5 million (£5 million), covers new onshore, offshore and pipeline assets in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea for what is […]

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has been awarded a substantial order for its foam buoyancy systems, for the prestigious second phase development of the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan. Contracted by oil and gas company, BP, Trelleborg will supply a buoyancy package; filled with its high temperature syntactic foam. Lee Roskell, Proposals Manager within Trelleborg Offshore and […]

Blue Water Energy Invests in Unique Maritime Group

Blue Water Energy Invests in Unique Maritime Group

Unique Maritime Group (UMG), one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, announces a pivotal strategic equity investment from Blue Water Energy. Founded in 1993, UMG is a specialist in the provision of services, and the sale and rental of equipment for the marine, diving, hydrographic, oceanographic, oil & gas, inspection […]

Dragon Oil Provides Q2 Ops and Production Update

Dragon Oil Provides Q2 Ops and Production Update

Dragon Oil plc, an international oil and gas exploration, development and production company, has published a quarterly update on the drilling activity in the Cheleken Contract Area, Turkmenistan, and its exploration assets in the second quarter of 2014 and production numbers for 1H 2014. Turkmenistan In 2Q 2014, Dragon Oil completed the following wells in the […]







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