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Australia's Oil Industry Slams 'Extreme' Levy for Timor Sea Field Decommissioning

Jun 29, 2021

Australia's oil industry lobby group on Tuesday slammed as 'extreme' the amount the government has proposed as a levy on all of the country's offshore oil producers to cover the cost of decommissioning an offshore field.The levy was announced in May, catching the industry by surprise but the details on the per barrel charge were not announced. However, a discussion paper posted on the Department of Industry's website on June 24 said a charge of A$0…

Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

South Korean Shipbuilder Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities

Jul 20, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries is joining the offshore wind industry through the development of an independent offshore wind floater model able to operate in extreme marine environments.The company said Monday it had received Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 9…

GIG Picks ODE as Owner's Engineer for Offshore Wind Projects in South Korea

Jul 15, 2021

Green Investment Group (GIG), part of Macquarie Group, has selected the UK-based engineering firm Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) as the Owner’s Engineer and Package Manager for its offshore wind farms in South Korea.Under the contract, ODE will manage a range of packages including foundations…

Transborders' FLNG Solution Re-Awarded Major Project Status by Australian Gov't

Jul 09, 2021

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field developments, said Thursday that its FLNG Solution development had secured the Major Project Status (MPS) renewal from the Australian Commonwealth Government…

Ramboll Eyes Business Growth in Asian Offshore Wind Market. Opens Tokyo Office

Jul 08, 2021

Danish engineering company Ramboll has said it has secured five contracts in the past ten months for offshore wind farms located in Japan, China, Taiwan, and South Korea, and that it expects fivefold offshore wind business growth in the region in the next five years…

Santos Taps McDermott for Bayu Undan EPCI

Jul 07, 2021

Oilfield services company McDermott has won a contract to deliver subsea systems for Santos' Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea.The contract is for a Subsea, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of equipment at the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project…

Siemens Gamesa's Offshore Wind Turbine Gets 'Typhoon-resistant' Certificate

Jul 06, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa's offshore wind turbine SG 11.0-200 DD has received a typhoon-resistant type certificate from TÜV NORD, a trait especially important for the growing offshore wind ambitions in Asia.The wind turbine type is able…

Australia: Santos Starts Dorado Offshore Field FEED

Jun 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos on Tuesday announced the start of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Dorado field development in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia. Contracts are expected to be awarded in the next few months…

Malaysia: Handal Wins 5-year Crane Contract with ExxonMobil

Jun 25, 2021

Malaysian offshore services provider Handal Energy has been awarded a crane services contract with ExxonMobil in Malaysia.Under the contract,  Handal Energy's subsidiary Handal Cranes will provide crane operation and maintenance services.The contract is for five years…

Proserv Acquires Dron & Dickson's Abu Dhabi Business

Jun 15, 2021

Oil and gas services company Proserv Controls, has acquired the Middle Eastern operations of Dron & Dickson Electromechanical Contracting (DDEC) LLC, for an undisclosed fee. DDEC is a UK-based specialist in the supply, assembly, and maintenance of hazardous areas and industrial electrical equipment…

Aker Solutions Manager Charged in Malaysia over False Documents

Jun 11, 2021

A Malaysian manager of Norway's largest oil services provider Aker Solutions was charged on Friday over allegations he submitted false documents in dealings with state-owned energy firm Petronas , according to a court charge-sheet.Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman…

Aker Solutions Manager Questioned in Malaysia. 'Charges expected'

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions said on Thursday one of its managers was being questioned by Malaysian authorities and three sources familiar with the case said they expected charges to be brought on Friday.Malaysia's Anti-Corruption…

Yinson to Conduct pre-FEED for TotalEnergies' Suriname, Angola FPSOs

Jun 09, 2021

Malaysian FPSO specialist Yinson has been selected by TotalEnergies, to conduct preliminary Front-End Engineering Design (“pre-FEED”) for two FPSOs to be installed in Block 20/21 in Angola and Block 58 in Suriname. The Angola project FPSO is…

Petronas Speeds Up Field Development Planning with Schlumberger's Software

Jun 02, 2021

Oilfield services and technology company Schlumberger has announced an enterprise-scale deployment of advanced digital solutions for the Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas, to speed up the oil firm's field development planning.According to Schlumberger…

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