offshore

SBM Offshore awarded turnkey contract for Johan Castberg turret mooring system

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12/6/2017 HOUSTON — SBM Offshore has announced that the Company has been awarded the contract and received the corresponding notice from Statoil to proceed with the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) work scope for a large-scale turret mooring system for its Johan Castberg development. This award results from successful delivery of the front-end engineering and design Read More

SBM Offshore Awarded Turnkey Contract for Statoil’s Johan Castberg Turret Mooring System

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December 6, 2017 SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that the Company has been awarded the contract and received the corresponding notice from Statoil to proceed with the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) work scope for a large-scale turret mooring system for its Johan Castberg development. This award results from successful delivery of the front-end engineering Read More

ExxonMobil acquires exploration acreage in three Mauritania offshore blocks

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“These blocks further enhance ExxonMobil’s leading global deepwater acreage position,” said Steve Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company. “We thank the government of Mauritania for the opportunity to evaluate the potential of this acreage using our expertise and advanced technology.” Blocks C22, C17 and C14 are located an average of 124 mi, or 200 km, Read More

SBM Offshore Reaches Resolution with the U.S. Department of Justice

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November 30, 2017 The Company has signed a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (“DPA”) with the U.S. Department of Justice (“DoJ”) resolving the reopened investigation into the Company’s legacy issues and the investigation into the Company’s relationship with Unaoil As part of the overall resolution, SBM Offshore USA, Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of SBM Offshore, pleaded guilty Read More

Installation of SM 71 F platform complete, offshore Louisiana

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11/22/2017 WEST PERTH — Otto Energy Ltd has advised that the operator of the South Marsh Island 71 (SM 71) oil and gas development (Byron Energy Limited) has confirmed that installation of the jacket and decks comprising the SM 71 F platform is now complete. The Tetra Hedron derrick barge has de-mobilized off location after Read More

Industry's growing optimism reflected in 30th offshore licensing round

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11/22/2017 ABERDEEN — Following news from the Oil and Gas Authority that it has received 96 applications for 239 blocks in the 30th offshore oil and gas exploration license round, Oil & Gas UK’s upstream policy director Mike Tholen said: “With 68 companies bidding, many of which we know to be new entrants, this response Read More

UK offshore oil, natural gas licensing round attracts 'strong' interest, adds to positive sentiment

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The latest offshore bidding round in the UK saw 68 companies submit applications for 239 blocks on offer on the UK Continental Shelf — well up on last year’s round — with the UK Oil and Gas Authority saying Wednesday the result confirmed the “high remaining potential” of the UK offshore. Licensing authority points to Read More

Danos completes water injection piping fabrication for offshore platform in West Africa

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11/21/2017 GRAY, Louisiana —  Danos has completed water injection piping work for an offshore platform operated by a major oil and gas producer subsidiary off the coast of Equatorial Guinea. The on-time, incident-free fabrication project was completed at Danos’ Amelia Integrated Services Complex. The project required five-and-a-half months to complete, with Danos posting a weld-repair Read More

ONGC Videsh acquires 15% interest in Cooper Block, offshore Namibia

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11/21/2017 TORONTO — Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd., is delighted to announce that ONGC Videsh, through its wholly owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh Vankorneft Pte. Ltd. (OVVL), has entered into agreement with Tullow Namibia Limited whereby OVVL will acquire a 15% working interest in the Cooper Block (Namibia Petroleum Exploration License 0030 for Block 2012A) Read More

EMGS announces two multi-client surveys offshore Indonesia

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11/16/2017 TRONDHEIM, Norway — Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has announced that it has received Letters of Intent for two contracts under which EMGS will perform prefunded multi-client acquisitions offshore Indonesia. The two contracts represent a combined minimum gross contract value of $2.8 million. Subject to inter alia final and binding contracts for the work, EMGS Read More