TechnipFMC cuts first steel for Chinese project

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC has cut first steel on the manifolds and subsea structures for CNOOC's Liuhua ...

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All hurdles cleared as China OKs MacGregor's TTS buy

The Chinese competition regulator has finally given its approval for Cargotec's MacGregor to buy marine and ...

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CNOOC, Sinopec sign pact for studies offshore China

Chinese oil giant CNOOC and Sinopec have signed a cooperation agreement under which they'll jointly conduct studies ...

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Offshore rig market should love China’s energy independence

With nearly 60 offshore rigs, China is doing everything it can to boost oil and gas production. And the country’s ...

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KS Drilling scraps ZPMC offshore rig order

KS Java Star – Image source: KS Drilling

Singapore’s KS Energy, via subsidiary KS Drilling, has reached an agreement with ZPMC to cancel a jack-up rig ...

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China: SWS yard launches Northern Offshore's jack-up rig

China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has launched a jack-up rig being built for Northern Offshore, under ...

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U.S. bill targets Chinese oil, drilling, dredging companies

Chinese oil, shipping, telecom, dredging, and offshore drilling companies are facing a threat of U.S. sanctions if ...

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Empyrean discovers gas clouds over prospects offshore China

China-focused oil and gas development company Empyrean has said that it has identified 'gas clouds’ over two ...

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Wärtsilä's gensets for a dozen of COSL PSVs

The 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV) are the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner.

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CNOOC enters into petroleum contract with PetroChina

CNOOC Limited's subsidiary, CNOOC China Limited, has signed a Petroleum Contract with PetroChina for Beibu Gulf ...

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COOEC-Fluor deliver offshore platform for CNOOC

COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries has built and delivered the central and wellhead platforms for CNOOC’s Dongfang 13-2 ...

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Update: CNOOC charters giant Bluewhale I rig

The Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has reportedly chartered one of the world's largest semi-submersible drilling ...

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CNOOC orders mooring system for floating production platform

Chinese oil company CNOOC has ordered the on-vessel mooring system for a deepwater floating production platform to ...

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MacGregor further delays TTS buy

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has further delayed its planned acquisition of marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group.

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CNOOC meets annual oil and gas production goals

CNOOC Limited has met its annual production goals in 2018 and reached a "historic high" in its net proved reserves. 

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Bassoe: Negotiating million dollar deals for breakfast

It’s only February, but Shelf has done the deal of the year so far. And China gets some relief for their stranded ...

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Shelf Drilling adding four China-built jack-ups

Shelf Drilling, one of the world's largest jack-up drilling rig fleet owners, is set to expand its fleet further ...

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CNOOC targets oil and gas production increase

CNOOC Limited is targeting a steady increase in oil and gas production during 2019 and the following years.  CNOOC ...

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CNOOC starts production from South China Sea project

CNOOC Limited has started production from the Huizhou 32-5 oilfield comprehensive adjustment/Huizhou 33-1 oilfield ...

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OOS holds keel laying ceremony for 'OOS Walcheren'

OOS International has held a keel laying ceremony for the OOS Walcheren in China Merchants Heavy Industry’s yard in ...

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Bassoe: Whatcha gonna do with all those rigs, China?

There’s still over 50 newbuild jackups stranded in Chinese shipyards. It’s the end of 2018, and nobody knows when ...

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