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BP selects WorleyParsons to support Gulf of Mexico offshore assets - 26 November 2008
WorleyParsons is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the preferred brownfield engineering and Project Management Services (EPMS) provider for BP's Gulf of Mexico (GoM) offshore topsides facilities.
MacGREGOR’s ROV-handling technology expands operational weather-windows - 18 November 2008
A new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support vessel will feature MacGREGOR’s subsea load handling technology that enables reliable and accurate offshore operations in adverse conditions Cargotec’s MacGREGOR business area has secured a substantial new order from Norwegian/Dutch company Fugro Geoteam for two complete ROV launch-and-recovery handling systems.
OPENGEOSOLUTIONS TRANSFORMS SEISMIC MODELING WITH NVIDIA TESLA - 11 November 2008
Geophysicists in the oil and gas industry are seeking more accurate images of what lies beneath the earth. In order to find what's been buried for millions of years, Calgary-based OpenGeoSolutions uses a technique called "Spectral Decomposition" specifically to reveal geological information that goes beyond classic seismic resolution and detection. The quality of the data produced by this technique is improved when large regional datasets are processed, but more importantly when that data is "inverted", allowing it to be translated into real geological structures.
PGS first 3D seismic GeoStreamer® survey in the Gulf of Mexico - 10 November 2008
Petroleum Geo-Services announced today that it will acquire a new MultiClient 3D seismic survey in the area of DeSoto Canyon located offshore Alabama and Florida in the Gulf of Mexico.
FMC Technologies Receives Subsea Equipment Award from Venture Production plc - 06 November 2008
FMC Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received an award from Venture Production plc for the supply of subsea production systems. The award represents approximately $25 million in revenue to FMC Technologies.
Keppel Singmarine completes Asia's first two icebreakers for the Arctic - 04 November 2008
Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine) has completed Asia’s first two icebreakers, built for one of the harshest marine frontiers on Earth, the Arctic sea for valued client, LUKOIL-Kaliningradmorneft (LUKOIL).
Saudi Aramco Announces New President & CEO, Effective January 1, 2009 - 03 November 2008
His Excellency the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali I. Al-Naimi has announced the appointment of Khalid A. Al-Falih as president and chief executive officer of Saudi Aramco, effective January 1, 2009.
Dockwise Ltd. announces five near term contracts awarded to its subsidiaries totaling $40 million - 29 October 2008
Dockwise Ltd. announces five near term contracts awarded to its subsidiaries, Dockwise Shipping and Offshore Kinematics Inc (OKI), for the transportation of drilling rigs and dredging equipment, and the supply of float-over hardware. Total revenues for the contracts are USD 40 million.
Saipem awarded US$1.1 billion offshore contracts in Azerbaijan and South America - 28 October 2008
Saipem has won three new offshore contracts for a total amount in excess of US$1.1 billion. The three contracts have been awarded in Azerbaijan, Brazil and Venezuela respectively.
Almansoori Petroleum Industries launched - 19 October 2008
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering (MSE) has announced the launch of ALMANSOORI PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES, a holding company which will be exclusively focused on promoting opportunities for manufacturing a range of products for the oil and gas industry from a new base in Abu Dhabi.
Infotechnics’ Opralog selected by Millennium Chemicals as part of Continuous Improvement Program - 17 October 2008
Infotechnics, a leading supplier of Operational Logging and Action Tracking software to the Oil and Gas, Power and Chemicals industries, have been awarded a major contract by Millennium Chemicals. The contract will see Infotechnics’ innovative Operational logging software ‘Opralog’ rolled out initially across the UK manufacturing site in Stallingborough, Grimsby.
AMEC expands into offshore oil and gas decommissioning through cooperation agreement with SeaMetric - 16 October 2008
AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, and the marine heavy lifting company SeaMetric International AS, have signed a cooperation agreement to provide a new international offshore decommissioning service for clients. The combination of skills from the two companies will provide a unique decommissioning service to the maturing offshore oil and gas facilities.
Hamworthy signs contract for onshore LNG production plant in Finland - 15 October 2008
Hamworthy has signed a contract with Gasum OY, a natural gas importer and wholesaler in Finland, to supply an LNG production plant to be delivered in mid 2010. The contract is for a 20,000 tons per year capacity LNG plant that will eventually replace the existing plant in Sköldvik, about 60km east of Helsinki.
New Subsea Technology Revealed by Industry Leaders - 14 October 2008
AGR Field Operations and flexlife Ltd have formed a partnership to provide a ground-breaking new application which could revolutionise the subsea sector of the oil and gas industry.
Repairs to the Kvitebjørn - 23 September 2008
StatoilHydro has decided to bring forward the repairs to the Kvitebjørn pipeline. The plan is to perform the repairs in the first quarter of 2009.
Infotechnics’ Opralog selected by National Grid - 22 September 2008
Infotechnics, the leading supplier of Operational Logging and Action Tracking software to the Oil and Gas, Power and Chemicals industries, have been awarded a contract by National Grid Grain LNG to supply the business with their leading operational logging system ‘Opralog’
First gas from K5F Netherlands field using innovative subsea technology - 11 September 2008
Total announces today the production of first gas from the K5F field, part of its gas development project in the K5a block of the Dutch Continental Shelf, located approximately 115 kilometres northwest of Den Helder on the Dutch Coast.’
First oil for Agbami - 31 July 2008
The project is Nigeria's largest deep-water development to date.
BP Angola umbilical contract to Aker Solutions - 30 July 2008
Aker Solutions has been awarded a frame contract by BP for the delivery of subsea umbilicals to the oil company's PSVM ultra-deepwater field development offshore Angola. Intial contract value is approximately NOK 360 million.
Saipem wins 2.8 billion euro contract in Algeria entering the LNG sector - 29 July 2008
Saipem has been awarded a new onshore contract in Algeria worth approximately € 2.8 billion. The Algerian oil company Sonatrach has awarded Saipem/Snamprogetti, in a joint venture with Chiyoda, the lump sum turn key contract for the new Arzew LNG Train (GL3Z) project. The contract encompasses the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of a single-train gas liquefaction (LNG) plant, with a capacity of 4.7 million tonnes of LNG per annum, to be constructed near the Algerian city of Arzew, about 400 kilometres west of Algiers.
ATP Secures Drilling Rigs for 2008 and 2009 Developments - 28 July 2008
ATP Oil & Gas Corporation announced that it has recently secured four more drilling rigs for 2008 and 2009 in addition to two rigs, the Nabors 202 and Diamond Ocean Confidence, which were previously committed. The additional rigs are the Seadrill Americas West Sirius, the Hercules Rig 211, the Ensco 72 and the Diamond Ocean Victory.
Halliburton introduces a comprehensive cementing solution designed to prolong productivity in the life of a well - 22 July 2008
Halliburton announced today the delivery of WellLife® III cementing service, a comprehensive solution designed to increase the economic life of wells.
Chesapeake And BP Announce Arkoma Basin Woodford Shale Transaction - 18 July 2008
Chesapeake Energy Corporation and BP America Inc.today announced that BP has agreed to acquire all of Chesapeake’s interests in approximately 90,000 net acres of leasehold and producing natural gas properties in the Arkoma Basin Woodford Shale play for $1.75 billion in cash.
Claxton Engineering is awarded EnCana Deep Panuke Project - 18 July 2008
Claxton Engineering Services Ltd, an Acteon company, has been awarded a contract worth in excess of GBP 1 million by a leading North American natural gas producer EnCana.
Technip awarded a contract for the development of subsea infrastructures in Nigeria - 17 July 2008
Technip has been awarded by Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd. a lumpsum turnkey contract, worth approximately €75 million, for the development of the OYO oil field.
Next Generation Laser Methane Detector With ATEX Approval Weighs Just 600g - 16 July 2008
Crowcon Detection Instruments has extended its agreement with the technology development arm of a major Japanese gas utility to offer the new LaserMethane® mini methane leak detector.
Shell and Iogen announce extended alliance to accelerate a next generation biofuel - 15 July 2008
Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries (“Shell”) and Iogen Corporation today announced an extended commercial alliance to accelerate development and deployment of cellulosic ethanol.
Scorpion Offshore – Orders Newbuild Deepwater Semisubmersible - 15 July 2008
Scorpion Offshore Ltd. signed a contract with Keppel FELS Limited to construct a deepwater semisubmersible at Keppel’s shipyard in Singapore.
ExxonMobil Awards Contracts to Alaskan Companies for Work to Put Point Thomson Field on Production - 14 July 2008
ExxonMobil Production Company today announced it has awarded contracts for work in support of the first well of a multi-well drilling program at Point Thomson. The work is part of the plan submitted to the Department of Natural Resources earlier this year to develop the Point Thomson Unit. ExxonMobil is operator of the unit.
New helicopters for Hammerfest - 7 July 2008
StatoilHydro ASA has, in cooperation with Eni Norge AS, signed a long-term contract with Norsk Helikopter AS to deliver helicopter services involving a search and rescue (SAR) helicopter and a transport helicopter for Hammerfest Base.
Shell injecting new life into Ursa and Princess Fields in Gulf of Mexico - 7 July 2008
Shell announced today that it has achieved yet another milestone in the Ursa/Princess Waterflood project. First injection of water occurred on July 3, 2008, and is planned to continue for the next 30 years. With a listed volume enhancement capacity of 30-thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day, the waterflood is expected to extend the life of the field by 10 years.
Subsea 7 Announces Major Contract in Africa - 3 July 2008
Subsea 7, one of the world's leading subsea engineering and construction companies, announced today that it has been awarded its largest contract to date in Africa.
Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary SMOE Secures Contract for the Construction of an Offshore Platform for the North Sea - 1 July 2008
SMOE, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine has secured a contract worth some US$400 million from Maersk Olie og Gas AS for the construction of a HBD Platform to be installedin the Danish sector of the North Sea.
Petrobras awards drilling contract to Sevan - 3 June 2008
Petrobras SA has awarded a drilling contract to Sevan Drilling AS or an affiliate thereof, for drilling operations off the coast of Brasil, in water depths down to 2,400 m. This will be the second drilling unit contracted to Petrobras, as the company has previously contracted a Sevan drilling rig for its US Gulf of Mexico operations. The contract confirms the market's acceptance of the Sevan rig design.
Technip Awarded Frame Agreement for UK North Sea Field Developments - 14 May 2008
Technip has been awarded by Oilexco North Sea Ltd. a frame agreement for subsea services in the United Kingdom North Sea. Under the terms of this contract, which is potentially worth approximately €190 million, Technip will provide these services for the next three years. The contract includes an option for an additional period.
VIKING's new evacuation system is nominated for the prestigious Safety At Sea Award - 13 May 2008
For the third year in a row, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment was short-listed for a maritime award. This year they were short-listed for their new dual chute evacuation system, the VEDC, designed to be flexible enough to cope with the increased vessel tilt and list factors on the world's largest passenger carrying vessels.
Pride International Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Awarded Five-Year Contract Providing Further Expansion Into Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico - 1 May 2008
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that the Company has been awarded a five-year contract from a subsidiary of BP for Pride's advanced-capability, ultra-deepwater drillship that is scheduled for delivery in mid-2010. The unit is being constructed at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd. (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea on a fixed-price basis and is expected to be initially utilized in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, with further operations possible on BP's other global deepwater interests.
Centek wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2008 - 30 April 2008
Centek Limited, the UK-based manufacturer of casing centralisers for the oil and gas industry, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2008 for outstanding achievement in International Trade.
AMEC secures $500 million five-year contract in Azerbaijan - 29 April 2008
AMEC plc, the international engineering and project management company, has been awarded a five-year Engineering Modification Services (EMS) contract for BP in Azerbaijan.
Anchor handling contracts awarded - 25 April 2008
StatoilHydro has awarded three contracts for anchor-handling vessels with a collective total value of NOK 1.6 billion. The largest contract is a five-year deal with DOF for a newly built Skandi TBN AH 04 CD vessel, developed by Aker Yards.
Dunlin win for Aker Solutions - 24 April 2008
Aker Solutions in Aberdeen has been awarded a three-year contract, plus options, to provide Fairfield Energy with engineering, procurement and construction services on the Dunlin Alpha platform in the northern North Sea.
Proserv wins major contract in GoM. - 23 April 2008
Proserv celebrate their latest acquisition of American based Twachtman Snyder and Byrd (TSB) by winning a major platform decommissioning project in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The contract valued at US$7M further justifies Proserv’s commitment to the Americas and in particular to the well Abandonment & Decommissioning subdivision which Proserv’s SBU (Strategic Business Unit) has highlighted as one of their main areas of business focus.
Halliburton Awarded Contract to Develop Manifa Offshore Project - 22 April 2008
Halliburton has been selected to provide a variety of oilfield services in support of the offshore portion of Saudi Aramco's Manifa mega-project. The Manifa project has a production target of 900 MBCD (thousand barrels of oil per calendar day), making it Saudi Aramco's second largest incremental oil production project.
Process systems contracts awarded to Aker Solutions - 21 April 2008
Aker Solutions has been awarded contracts with several clients for delivery of process systems. The total value of the four contracts are approximately NOK 300 million.
FMC Technologies and LLOG Exploration Sign Multi-Year Alliance Agreement for Gulf of Mexico Developments - 17 April 2008
FMC Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has signed a multi-year alliance agreement with LLOG Exploration Company, L.L.C., for pending oilfield development projects in the Gulf of Mexico.
Bo-3X well in the Danish part of the North Sea - 16 April 2008
As operator for DUC, Maersk Oil has encountered hydrocarbons in the Bo-3X exploration well on the Bo South prospect located some 5 kilometers south of the Valdemar - Bo field in the A.P. Møller - Mærsk Concession Area. The Bo-3X well was spudded on 22 March 2008 and was drilled to a total depth of 8,730 feet (2,660 m).
Enbridge Receives NEB Approval on Line 4 Extension Project - 16 April 2008
Enbridge Inc. announced today that the National Energy Board (NEB) has approved Enbridge’s application for the Line 4 Extension Project. The company is reviewing the details of this decision.
Roxar Fieldmanager and Fieldwatch Launched - 15 April 2008
Roxar, a leading technology solutions provider to the oil and gas industry, today announced the launch of Roxar Fieldmanager and Fieldwatch, providing operators with a common desktop for the visualization, monitoring, analysis and interpretation of their reservoirs.
ExxonMobil to Assess Hydrocarbon Potential on Falcon Oil and Gas Lease in Mako Trough, Hungary - 11 April 2008
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that its affiliate Esso Exploration International Limited signed a production and development agreement with Falcon Oil and Gas Ltd. and its subsidiary, TXM Exploration and Production LLC, to begin a phased work program on a production license in the Mako Trough of southeast Hungary.
J. Ray McDermott Awarded North Rankin B Jacket - 10 April 2008
J. Ray McDermott, S. A. announces that its subsidiary PT. McDermott Indonesia (PTMI) was awarded a contract to construct the North Rankin B (“NRB”) Platform Substructure and Piles by Woodside Energy Limited for the North Rankin Redevelopment project.
StatoilHydro will, together with Chevron and Petrobras, develop a new compact deep-water separation plant. - 9 April 2008
Known technology elements will be assembled in an entirely new way. The new separation equipment will be far lighter and smaller than the existing solutions.
Petrofac Awarded Ebla Gas Plant Project in Syria, Agrees to Acquire Equity in Production Sharing Contract - 4 April 2008
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has been awarded a US$477 million lump-sum contract by Petro-Canada Palmyra to construct a gas treatment plant for the Ebla project in Syria.
Successful Commissioning for Opus Maxim CFU - 3 April 2008
Produced water treatment and oil separation specialist, Opus Maxim Ltd, has recently completed the successful commissioning of a Compact Flotation Unit (CFU) for leading energy services company, Wood Group, on behalf of Hess Limited.
Pride International, Inc. Finalizes Five-Year Contract Award for Deepwater Drillship Pride Angola - 2 April 2008
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that it has finalized a contract for the dynamically positioned, deepwater drillship Pride Angola totaling five-years and awarded by a subsidiary of Total SA. The contract, for drilling operations offshore Angola, was originally awarded in June 2007 and was finalized today following the receipt of a required regulatory approval.
SDRL - Successful delivery of the deepwater drilling rigs West Phoenix and West Sirius - 1 April 2008
Seadrill yesterday took delivery of the deepwater drilling rigs West Phoenix and West Sirius from the Samsung Shipyard in South Korea and Jurong Shipyard in Singapore, respectively.
Saipem awarded new Offshore contract in Nigeria worth in excess of USD 1.3 billion - 31 March 2008
San Donato Milanese (Milan), 28 March 2008 – Saipem has been awarded the contract for the Umbilicals, Flowlines, Risers and Oil Loading Terminal (UFR & OLT) activities for the subsea development of Usan deepwater field, located off the coast of Nigeria, about 160 kilometres South of Port Harcourt. The contract is worth in excess of USD 1.3 billion.
Prysmian awarded US$18 million Steel Tube "Umbilical" contract by Petrobras Brazil - 28 March 2008
With this contract Prysmian further strengthens its position in the higher end market segment of
industrial cables for the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical (OGP) industry.
Halliburton Opens Manufacturing Center in Malaysia - 27 March 2008
Halliburton today inaugurated its sixth Eastern Hemisphere-based manufacturing center, augmenting the company's 16 existing production facilities across North and Latin America, Europe and Asia. The 20,000-square-meter (approximately 215,000-square-foot) facility, approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) northwest of Singapore, targets supply chain production and delivery capabilities across Halliburton's Completion and Production division.
Technip Awarded an Engineering Contract for the Shtokman Gas Project - 26 March 2008
Technip has been awarded by Shtokman Development Company the lumpsum front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the onshore portion of the first phase of the Shtokman gas project in Russia.
J P Kenny wins strategic pipeline contract in arctic Russia - 25 March 2008
A consortium comprising Gazprom, Total and Statoil Hydro has awarded J P Kenny Ltd, (JPK), a
subsidiary of John Wood Group PLC (“Wood Group”), a £multi-million call-off contract for work on
its strategic trunkline project to bring gas from the Shtokman field in the Barents Sea to Northern
Petro Resources Announces Increased Reserves and Updates Operations - 20 March 2008
Petro Resources Corporation has announced that it has added approximately 2.3 million barrels of oil equivalent of total proved reserves net of production during 2007.
USA: Total enters into new promising exploration acreage in Alaska - 19 March 2008
Total announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Total E&P USA, Inc. has acquired a 30% working interest from Chevron in several onshore Alaskan exploration blocks known as White Hills. Chevron is the operator with a 70% interest.
Platina Energy Group to Double Production in Kentucky by End of March - 11 March 2008
Platina Energy Group, Inc, reports that management expects to increase production on the Kentucky field by the end of March 2008. The Company had previously reported operational profitability on this prospect starting last month. Although the field is underway to be a model for future developmental activity by the Company, the primary focus is to further validate valuable proven reserves.
Statoil - Volve field comes on stream - 7 March 2008
The Volve field, located around 200 kilometres west of Stavanger in the southern section of the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), came on stream in mid February.
Technip Awarded Contract for two Field Developments in the North Sea - 6 March 2008
Technip has been awarded by Petrofac Energy Developments Ltd (Petrofac) a contract, worth approximately €36 million, for the development of the Don West and Don South West oil fields. These fields are located 150 miles off Shetland, in the United Kingdom North Sea and will be tied back to the Northern Producer floating production facility.
i'TEC is to move its management and business development headquarters to Houston. - 5 March 2008
Managing Director, Tom Doig – "i'TEC a 2007 start up company with a vision to bring RFID to the sharp end of drilling and coiled tubing operations.
Spitfire Energy Announces Third Quarter Results - 4 March 2008
Spitfire increased its revenue base in the quarter and nine months ending December 31, 2007. In the
third quarter of fiscal 2008, oil production increased 15% compared with the same period of fiscal 2007.
Hallin Wins its Largest Comtract US$40M Diving Suppport Vessel and Equipment Deal - 3 March 2008
Hallin Marine, the AIM quoted provider of subsea solutions to the oil and gas industry, announces it has signed a US$40 million contract to provide a vessel and saturation diving system.
Retirement of Morris Foster and Appointment of Rich Kruger as President, ExxonMobil Production Company and Election as Vice President, Exxon Mobil Corporation - 29 February 2008
Exxon Mobil Corporation announced the board of directors has appointed Mr. R. M. (Rich) Kruger as president, ExxonMobil Production Company and elected him as a vice president of the corporation effective April 1, 2008, succeeding Mr. M. E. (Morris) Foster, who will retire on March 31, 2008, after more than 42 years of service.
Mr. Kruger, 48, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bechtel Proceeds with LNG Construction in Angola - 28 February 2008
Angola LNG Limited has given Bechtel's Oil, Gas & Chemicals global business unit (Bechtel) notice to proceed with construction of a 5.2 million-metric-ton-per-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) train, along with storage and marine loading facilities for LNG, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and condensate.
Oando acquires two Nigerian oil mining leases from Shell for USD$625 million - 27 February 2008
Oando PLC has acquired Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production's 49.8% stake in two oil Blocks, namely OML 125 and OML 134. The two deepwater blocks offshore Nigeria were won by Oando in an international competitive bidding process.
Blackdog Announces Drilling Strategy for SE Saskatchewan - 26 February 2008
Blackdog Resources Ltd.is pleased to announce that it has entered into negotiations with a private company (“Privco”) to drill up to 3 horizontals wells supported by recently completed 3D seismic on its Whitebear property near Carlyle in Southeast Saskatchewan.
MMC AMEC wins Shell contract in the Philippines - 25 February 2008
AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, today announced that MMC AMEC, AMEC's Malaysian joint venture company with MMC Oil & Gas, has been awarded a detailed engineering design contract by Shell Philippines Exploration.
ExxonMobil Announces Plan to Put Alaska's Point Thomson Field on Production - 21 February 2008
ExxonMobil Production Company, as operator and on behalf of the other unit working interest owners, today announced a new project to develop and produce hydrocarbon resources from the Point Thomson field on the Alaska North Slope.
StatoilHydro Awards WellDynamics Norge a.s. Two Frame Agreements - 19 February 2008
WellDynamics, the leading provider of intelligent completion technology to the upstream oil industry, today announced that its Norwegian office, WellDynamics Norge a.s., has been awarded two frame agreements for work in the Norwegian North Sea by StatoilHydro, one of the world's largest offshore oil companies.
Transocean Inc. Announces Contract for GSF Explorer - 16 February 2008
Transocean Inc. announced the award of a 689-day contract by a consortium headed by Marathon International Petroleum Indonesia Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation, for the ultra-deepwater drillship GSF Explorer to drill a series of exploration wells in a deepwater province in Indonesia.
EnerJex Announces Quarter to Quarter Revenue increase of 258% - 15 February 2008
EnerJex has achieved a 98% success rate on 90 new wells. In the last three quarters EnerJex has added $30.9 million in pre-tax PV-10 Proved Reserves and identified 400 additional drillable locations.
Aker Kvaerner acquires 3D drilling simulation and visualisation company -14 February 2008
Aker Kvaerner has acquired a majority shareholding in the Norwegian company First Interactive AS. The agreement includes an option to buy the remaining shares.
Remedial Offshore Selects GE V228 Diesel Engines to Power First-Ever Elevating Support Vessel™ - 13 February 2008
Remedial Offshore announces the purchase of V228 medium-speed diesel engines from GE Marine, Erie, Pa. The engines will be used to power the new Remedial Offshore Elevating Support Vessels™ (ESVs).
Dana Awarded New Licences Across 7 Blocks Offshore Norway - 12 February 2008
Dana Petroleum is pleased to announce that the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has awarded Dana’s wholly owned subsidiary, Dana Petroleum Norway AS (“Dana Norway”) three new exploration licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (“NCS”) in the APA 2007 licensing round.
Aker Kvaerner and IHI Joint Venture Wins the Gulf LNG Energy, LLC Regasification Project Contract - 11 February 2008
The joint venture of Aker Kvaerner and IHI, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for an onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal in the United States Gulf Coast region for Gulf LNG Energy, LLC.
TGS Begins Major Multi-Client Aeromagnetic Program in Libya - 8 February 2008
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) announced today that it has undertaken a large scale multi-client aeromagnetic study in Libya.
UPP Helps Protect Precious Environment - 7 February 2008
PetroTechnik’s UPP polyethylene pipework has been used at a highly environmentally sensitive location in Oman.
TGS Announces New Gulf of Mexico Multi-Client 3D Survey – Cameron SaD Phase 1 - 6 February 2008
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) announced today that it will acquire a new multi-client 3D seismic survey in the South Additions of the West Cameron and East Cameron areas of offshore Louisiana.
KBR Awarded Contract to Provide Engineering, Procurement and Design Interface Services for Pazflor FPSO Topsides - 5 February 2008
KBR announced that it has been awarded a contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company, Ltd. (DSME) to provide topsides engineering, procurement and interface design services for a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel on the Pazflor project, operated by Total in Angola.
Drilling equipment contract to Aker Kvaerner - 1 February 2008
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a drilling equipment contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) in Korea for an ultradeep drillship. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately USD 130 million.
Keppel FELS completes second major Singaporean project for Qatar - 31 January 2008
Built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class design, the rig, Al-Zubarah, has been customised to GDI’s requirements for drilling in the Arabian Gulf. Al-Zubarah is capable of operating in water depths of up to 300 feet, drilling 30,000 feet deep and accommodating up to 110 men.
Norwegian Sea Discovery Shows Promise - 29 January 2008
Operator Eni Norge has made a promising gas and condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea's Marulk prospect. The total size of the discovery is within the range of 12-19 billion Sm3 of recoverable gas and 0.8-1.1 million Sm3 of recoverable condensate.