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IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM Group will provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system to Shell on the Malikai project offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The contract award is an important milestone for IKM’s MRR technology (Mud Recovery without Riser) and will mark the first application for MRR outside the North Sea. For Malikai, Shell will utilise the “Norshore Atlantic” drill-ship […]

Polarcus Strengthens Presence in Brazilian Market

Polarcus Strengthens Presence in Brazilian Market

Polarcus has entered into a new representation agreement effective 01 September 2014 for the management of Polarcus do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro. Polarcus is now represented by Sinergeo, located on Av. Rio Branco in Central Rio, further strengthening the Company’s presence within the important Brazilian market. The addition of Marcelo Fonseca and Marcos Gallotti […]

OMM Undertakes 11 Projects under Tower Support Services Package

OMM Undertakes 11 Projects under Tower Support Services Package

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has successfully completed six of eleven cable pull-in operations under its new ‘Tower Support Services‘ package. The package, which was formed to provide clients with a clearly defined set of support services, also includes hang-off as well as termination and testing operations. John Lawton, Director from OMM, commented: “Our Tower Support […]

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 […]







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