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VAALCO: Etame Marin Production Back On Line

VAALCO: Etame Marin Production Back On Line

VAALCO Energy has advised that production from the Etame Marin block has resumed after the successful completion of previously announced maintenance work on the company’s leased Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, offshore Gabon. Work was performed to upgrade the fire and gas detection systems on the FPSO and other routine maintenance work was […]

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES International, a global provider of fluid transfer systems, has completed a $4M project to design and manufacture 19 diverless bend stiffener connectors (DBSCs) for NOV/Subsea 7. The DBSCs are to be installed on the CLOV floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, in Block 17 off the west coast of Africa. The project formed […]

UDS Orders New Ultra-Deep Multipurpose DSCV

UDS Orders New Ultra-Deep Multipurpose DSCV

Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has entered a contract to build one Ultra Deep Installer – Multipurpose Diving Support Construction Vessel, with an option for second vessel with an established China-based shipbuilding company, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC). This is in line with their growth strategy to design, construct and operate technologically-advanced specialized construction vessels. The […]

Plexus: BG Joins New Subsea Wellhead JIP

Plexus: BG Joins New Subsea Wellhead JIP

Plexus Holdings PLC has announced that BG International Ltd (‘BG’), a subsidiary of BG Group, has signed up as the sixth major oil and gas consulting partner to Plexus’ on-going Joint Industry Project (‘JIP’). The JIP’s objective is to develop and commercialise a new and safer subsea wellhead HGSS™, utilising Plexus’ patented POS-GRIP friction-grip technology […]

SapuraKencana Nets New Contracts Worth USD 124 Mln

SapuraKencana Nets New Contracts Worth USD 124 Mln

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions providers, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries have been awarded several contracts with a total value of $124.3 million. TL Offshore Sdn Bhd (“TLO”) has been awarded a project for the provision of offshore pipeline construction for Nam Con Son 2 […]

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

SapuraKencana Energy Sarawak Inc. has made another gas discovery from Bakong-1, the fifth and final well in its 2014 drilling campaign within the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (“PSC”) area, offshore Malaysia. Bakong-1 is a significant discovery with a gross gas column in excess of 600 metres in the primary target reservoir within the Late Miocene […]

MCG: Super High Resolution MC2D Survey in Hoop Area Complete

MCG: Super High Resolution MC2D Survey in Hoop Area Complete

MCG, in cooperation with Exploro AS, announced the completion of the acquisition of the Super High Resolution MC2D survey in the Hoop area in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Altogether more than 5,600 km of high quality data has been acquired through a busy summer season. The seismic data was acquired by Guardline and will be […]

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen, has been awarded a £7.5 million two year contract with the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure which will support a further two turbines at the Atlantis-owned MeyGen tidal stream array in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The agreement […]

Hawaiian Telcom Joins Submarine Cable Consortium Linking Southeast Asia and US

Hawaiian Telcom Joins Submarine Cable Consortium Linking Southeast Asia and US

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc., through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc., has joined other international telecommunications companies to form the Southeast Asia – United States (SEA-US) consortium to build and operate a new trans-Pacific submarine cable system, connecting Indonesia, Philippines, Guam, Hawaii and California by the end of 2016. Internet traffic is […]

Det norske Drills Dry Well on Heimdalshø

Det norske Drills Dry Well on Heimdalshø

Det norske oljeselskap ASA, as operator of production license 494, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 2/9-5S. The well was drilled about 30 km east of the Valhall field on the Heimdalshø prospect. 2/9-5S was the first well to test a new play concept in the Mandal High area, where Johan Sverdrup and Utsira […]







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