PSA gives nod to Shell to plug well at Draugen (Norway)

PSA gives nod to Shell to plug well at Draugen (Norway)

Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Barents for well plugging at Draugen, in the Norwegian Sea.  Draugen is an oil field in the ...

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Eni, KMG award Kazakhstan shipyard design gig

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International consultancy and engineering firms Royal HaskoningDHV and Witteveen+Bos have been awarded the $18 ...

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Swissco signs $119M worth of charter contracts

Swissco signs $119M worth of charter contracts

Swissco Holdings Limited has entered into a joint venture with Union Offshore Ltd, a company incorporated in the ...

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HHI nets $1.9B ADMA-OPCO order

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South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) has signed a contract for a $1.94 billion order for ...

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Lamprell to build two high-spec jack-ups for NDC

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Lamprell, a UAE-based offshore rig builder, has received a new contract award from National Drilling Company (NDC), ...

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Bumi Armada: Madura BD FPSO contract delayed again

Bumi Armada's FPSO (For illustration only)

Malaysia’s Bumi Armada and Husky-CNOOC Madura Limited (HCML) have mutually agreed to further extend the period for ...

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Hercules Offshore CFO switches to Rowan

Stephen M. Butz

Rowan Companies plc, a U.S.-based offshore drilling contractor, has announced today the appointment of Stephen M. ...

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Bibby Ship Management in JV with Singapore’s USM

Arvind Mohan

Bibby Ship Management has formed a strategic alliance with Singapore-based United Ship Management to capitalise on ...

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BMT hired for Kizomba maintenance (Angola)

BMT hired for Kizomba maintenance (Angola)

BMT Group’s subsidiary BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) has been selected by Esso Angola to provide ...

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BP bags two blocks in Egypt

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BP Egypt has been awarded two new exploration blocks as a result of the 2013 EGAS bid round. BP and its partners ...

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Ceona, MPL team up offshore Nigeria

Ceona, MPL team up offshore Nigeria

Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been recently awarded two new contracts in ...

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Bluestream, Sky-Futures partner up

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Bluestream Offshore and Sky-Futures have announced a partnership providing a turn key offshore inspection service ...

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AGR’s software for Bentley field development

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AGR’s well construction planning software, P1™, has been selected by Xcite Energy to support development of the ...

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‘Stena Clyde’ spuds Pryderi well (Australia)

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As a partner in the WA-424-P Joint Venture, IPB Petroleum has received notification that the Stena Clyde ...

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Shell hires Van Oord for pipeline replacement in Gabon

Shell hires Van Oord for pipeline replacement in Gabon

Van Oord has been awarded the EPC contract for the replacement of a dual 10 km long oil export line. The client is ...

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Songa Dee’s SPS coming to an end (UK)

Songa Dee

Songa Offshore has informed that its semi-submersible rig Songa Dee is scheduled to leave the yard in Invergordon, ...

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Aker Solutions: “We have no plans to lay off ...

Aker Solutions letting go 1500 temporary workers

Aker Solutions has issued a clarification on a story reported by Norwegian broadcaster NRK saying that Aker ...

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NADL, Rosneft delay multi-billion rig deal

NADL, Rosneft delay multi-billion rig deal

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor North Atlantic Drilling and Russian oil company Rosneft have delayed a $4.25 ...

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Ezion sells marine supply base to AusGroup

Ezion completes sale of marine supply base business to AusGroup

Ezion Holdings Limited, a provider of liftboats & service rigs and offshore logistics support services, has ...

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HM MOS, Seafox merger creates largest offshore jack-up ...

HM MOS, Seafox merger creates largest offshore jack-up ASV firm

HM MOS International Limited, parent company of Millennium  Offshore Services Superholdings LLC,  and Seafox ...

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ALP buys six AHTs

One of the AHTs, AHT Uranus

ALP Maritime Services B.V. has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire six powerful long distance ...

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Fincantieri, Technip go offshore hand in hand

Fincantieri, Technip go offshore hand in hand

Fincantieri and Technip in Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding aiming to increase their joint ...

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Strong demand ‘forces’ Mermaid to charter 3 ...

Strong demand 'forces' Mermaid to charter 3 vessels

Mermaid Maritime, a provider of subsea and drilling services for the global offshore oil and gas industry, has ...

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Faroe bags two offshore UK licences

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Faroe Petroleum has provisionally been awarded two new exploration licences on the UK Continental Shelf in the ...

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IOG wins one North Sea licence

IOG wins North Sea licence

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), the North Sea focused oil and gas company, has been awarded the licence between ...

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