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GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea has just finalized the installation of 77 foundations on the DONG Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. The installation works, including transport from the fabrication yard to the marshalling harbor, have proceeded in record times and finished ahead of schedule. The 77 units consisted of monopiles, weighing between 495 tonnes and 684 tonnes […]

Brazil: Fugro Aquarius Construction Enters Final Stage

Brazil: Fugro Aquarius Construction Enters Final Stage

The construction of ROVSV (Remotely Operated Vehicle Support Vessel) ‘Fugro Aquarius’ has entered the final stage, Wilson Sons informed through their Facebook page. Wilson Sons’ shipyard in Guarujá in São Paulo State is building a DP-2 ROV Support Vessel for Fugro Brazil. The vessel has a total length of 83 meter with a main deck […]

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 […]

Production Starts from Lishui 36-1 Gas Field

Production Starts from Lishui 36-1 Gas Field

CNOOC Limited announced that the Lishui 36-1 gas field has commenced production. Lishui 36-1 gas field is located 150 kilometres away from Wenzhou city Zhejiang province, with an average water depth of approximately 84 meters. The gas field has 4 producing wells, and its primary production facilities include a comprehensive platform and a processing terminal. […]

BP on Track to Meet 2014 Targets

BP on Track to Meet 2014 Targets

BP has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Underlying replacement cost profit for the quarter of 2014 was $3.6 billion, 34% higher than the $2.7 billion reported for the same period in 2013 and 13% higher than the $3.2 billion result for the first quarter of 2014. The company also announced a […]

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin Geophysical attended the naming ceremony of the 7-Oceans new build seismic guard vessel in Maaskant Shipyard, Holland, on the 25th July. This is the first of three new build seismic guard vessel Dolphin will take on long term charter (4 years +) with Rederij Groen. The 7-Oceans will join the Artemis Atlantic in the […]

Apache Strikes Gas in Phoenix South-1

Apache Strikes Gas in Phoenix South-1

Carnarvon Petroleum Limited has advised that gas and indications of associated liquid hydrocarbons were observed in the Phoenix South-1 well prior to a drill bit failure, which has necessitated the drilling of a minor side-track around a small portion of the well bore. In the past two weeks Apache Energy, the Operator of the Phoenix South-1 […]

Polar Duchess Completes Junon 3D Seismic Survey Off Seychelles

Polar Duchess Completes Junon 3D Seismic Survey Off Seychelles

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited announces that the 1,528 km2 Junon 3D seismic survey has been completed. The specialist seismic acquisition vessel M/V Polar Duchess contracted by Ophir Energy pic (“Ophir Energy”), operator of the jointly held Seychelles exploration blocks is demobilising from the survey area. The survey has been completed with no reportable […]

Subsea 7 Opens New Spoolbase Facility in Leith

Subsea 7 Opens New Spoolbase Facility in Leith

Global specialist in seabed-to-surface engineering and construction, Subsea 7, has strengthened its already strong pipeline fabrication and installation capabilities in the North Sea market, with the opening of its new, bespoke spoolbase facility, at the Port of Leith, Edinburgh (owned by Forth Ports Limited). During the last 12 months Subsea 7 has invested over L7 […]

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 […]







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