Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

GALLERY: Incat Crowther delivers two vessels to Seacor

Australian ship designer Incat Crowther has delivered two CrewZer class catamarans, the Seacor Puma and Seacor ...

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PHOTO: Culzean-bound FSO Ailsa hits the water

Danish oil firm Maersk Oil has shared a photo on its social media channels showing its Culzean field-destined Ailsa ...

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GALLERY: Final trip for Hermod crane vessel

 Heerema Marine Contractors has shared images showing the loading of the semi-submersible crane vessel Hermod on ...

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Ophir: Fortuna FLNG project FID set for 4Q

Ophir Energy, a London-listed oil and gas company, expects to make the final investment decision (FID) on its ...

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Sentinel Marine deploys ERRV to the North Sea

Sentinel Marine’s newbuild emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) has been deployed to work for Statoil in the ...

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Gina Krog FSO catches fire while docked in Norway

The crew of 138 workers was evacuated last weekend from an offshore vessel docked in Norway due to a fire in an ...

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VIDEO: Mooring Shell's giant Prelude FLNG

Oil company Shell has launched a video of its giant Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) unit being moored at the Browse ...

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Sembcorp Marine in further hull work on Petrobras FPSO

Offshore rig builder Sembcorp Marine has secured hull carry over works from Tupi B.V. for the FPSO P-68 Tupi ...

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Teekay entrusts MacGregor with work on 115 vessels

MacGregor, a part of Cargotec, has signed a five-year frame agreement with Teekay Shipping for spare parts, ...

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Rosneft to order shuttle tankers for Arctic fields

Russian oil company Rosneft has made plans to build an unspecified number of shuttle tankers to be used for oil ...

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PHOTO: McDermott performs dual lift on Marjan field

McDermott, an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation company, has installed the GOSP-3 electrical ...

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Statoil gets green light to use Gina Krog FSO

Norway’s Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Gina Krog FSO on ...

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DNV GL awards class to BP's Glen Lyon FPSO

Classification society DNV GL has awarded class to BP’s Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) ...

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Heerema to recycle 'Hermod' after 40 years

Dutch marine contractor Heerema Marine Contractors is going to retire and recycle its semi-submersible crane vessel ...

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Bourbon sinks deeper into the red

French shipping company Bourbon Offshore recorded a bigger loss in the first half of this year compared to the ...

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Solstad Farstad sells anchor handling trio

Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Farstad has sold three of its anchor handlers to the Brazilian Navy in ...

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Mermaid nets new subsea contract awards

Mermaid Maritime, a subsea and offshore drilling services company, has been awarded three subsea contracts with a ...

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BP launches Shah Deniz Stage 2 SCV

The Shah Deniz consortium has launched the Khankendi – a new flagship vessel for the Caspian Sea. The subsea ...

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New marine transport contracts line up for Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has recently been awarded a number of marine transport contracts with a combined ...

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Subsea 7 to order new reel-lay vessel

UK-based subsea engineering, construction and services company, Subsea 7, has signed a letter of intent with Royal ...

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Premier takes Vroon's ERRV for Catcher FPSO job

Dutch provider of offshore support vessels, Vroon, has entered into a five-year charter plus options with Premier ...

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Tullow finalizes 3D shoot off Guyana

Tullow Oil and its partner Eco Atlantic have completed an approximate 2,500 km2 3D seismic survey on the Orinduik ...

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GMS confirms new contracts in MENA region

UAE-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a provider of self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs), has ...

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VIDEO: Aibel assembles first two modules for Sverdrup

Oil services company Aibel has put together the first two modules for the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup drilling ...

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Bibby Offshore completes two North Sea contracts

Bibby Offshore, the UK-based subsea services provider to the oil & gas industry, has completed two contracts in ...

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DOF wins double in Mediterranean

Norwegian shipping company DOF Group has been awarded contracts for two vessels for work in the Mediterranean.  In ...

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'KL Sandefjord' gets DNV GL Shore Power class notation

The offshore vessel KL Sandefjord, owned by K Line Offshore, has become the first vessel with the DNV GL Shore ...

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