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Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers Petroleum Limited provides the following update on the TAO-1 exploration well located in the Tarfaya Offshore Block, Morocco. The TAO-1 exploration well has intersected the shallowest and secondary objective, Assaka. Based on currently available information, no hydrocarbon shows have been encountered. A full petrophysical evaluation of the Assaka objective will be carried out at […]

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a Call for Information and Nominations for potential Oil and Gas Lease Sale 242, proposed for the Beaufort Sea Planning Area off Alaska in 2017. The 45-day Call seeks to gather information about specific areas within the Beaufort Sea Planning Area that have the most promising oil and […]

TDW Conducts Valve Replacements and Line Repairs in Malaysia

TDW Conducts Valve Replacements and Line Repairs in Malaysia

When it comes to keeping pipelines in top operating condition, the operator of two gas field developments offshore Malaysia has its work cut out. To make certain that the networks continue to deliver natural gas to the millions of residents and businesses in Peninsular Malaysia, dedicated maintenance teams work around-the-clock to monitor the lines for […]

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) initiated a day long unannounced exercise involving Murphy Exploration and Production Company last week. The exercise tested Murphy’s ability to respond to a simulated spill event in accordance with its Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP). The scenario simulated was a loss of well control 75 miles off the […]

Rosneft Begins Seismic Survey in Kara Sea

Rosneft Begins Seismic Survey in Kara Sea

Research vessel Geolog Dmitry Nalivkin sailed from Kirkenes (Norway) to the Kara Sea. In the next three months 2D seismic survey, will be carried out in the three Vostochno-Prinovozemelsky licenses. The field work will be conducted in the surface area that totals almost 7 thousand square kilometers, and its results will help identify and delineate […]

Orange Marine Lays Scottish Subsea Fibre Cables

Orange Marine Lays Scottish Subsea Fibre Cables

The biggest fibre cable laying project undertaken in the UK in recent years has begun on the West Coast of Scotland to deliver superfast broadband to some of the country’s most remote island communities. Thousands of homes and businesses are set to benefit from the publicly funded digital network being built to bring world class […]

Concordia Arrives at Genoa, Mooring Ops Begin

Concordia Arrives at Genoa, Mooring Ops Begin

Preliminary operations for the entrance of the Concordia in the Prà-Voltri port have been completed yesterday morning at 5 am. Harbour pilots have boarded the Concordia. One of the two tugboats that have towed the Concordia to Genoa – Resolve Earl – has been disconnected, while the first harbor tug has been connected to the […]

VSMC to Install Cables for Westermeerwind Offshore Wind Farm

VSMC to Install Cables for Westermeerwind Offshore Wind Farm

Siemens NL has contracted VSMC to design, supply and install infield cables between 48 wind turbine generators and 6 export cables to the onshore substation of the Westermeerwind Wind Farm. The work for VSMC also includes 7 dike crossings (HDD), cable terminations and testing. VSMC will start the HDD in August 2014, followed by cable […]

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Limited and Wood Group Ghana Limited signed a two-year support contract for engineering services in Ghana. According to social media, Hydra Offshore will provide local engineering support to Wood Group for the provision of subsea engineering services for work in Ghana’s Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) project. The Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme oil fields are situated […]

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange is reinforcing its presence on the Asia-Europe network route by signing the construction and maintenance agreement for Sea-Me-We 5 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5), a new submarine cable that will link France and Singapore. In its planned configuration, Sea-Me-We 5 will connect Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, the […]







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