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Aker Solutions to Supply Subsea Production System for Mero 1

Oct 05, 2018

Aker Solutions said it has secured an order from Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and related services for the Mero 1 project, the first full production project within the major Mero field development, one of the largest oil discoveries in Brazil's pre-salt area.The ultra-deepwater Mero field is located in the northwestern area of the original Libra block, which is about 180 kilometers south of Rio de Janeiro…

World's Largest Ocean Current Energy Project On

May 31, 2019

OceanBased Perpetual Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) to assist the company to develop commercial ocean current energy project…

French, Irish Back Celtic Undersea Power Cable

May 06, 2019

French energy regulator CRE and its Irish counterpart CRU said on Monday they are backing a bid by the Celtic Interconnector undersea power cable project to get at least 60 percent of its 930 million euros investment from European Union grants…

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline is 70% Financed so Far

Oct 08, 2018

Seventy percent of funds needed to finance the Nord Stream 2 underwater gas pipeline from Russia to Germany have been raised, TASS news agency quoted the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, as saying on Sunday.Nord Stream 2, which…

Baker Hughes to Bid for Petrobras Production-sharing Contract

Oct 03, 2018

General Electric Co's unit Baker Hughes is preparing an offer for a production-sharing deal with Brazil's Petrobras, a Baker Hughes executive said on Tuesday, as the state-run oil company seeks creative ways to boost output from mature fields…

M2 Subsea Completes North Sea Project

Aug 27, 2018

ROV services provider M2 Subsea has completed a contract with Ithaca Energy UK Limited to conduct a subsea system survey of a North Sea field.The company deployed the Go Electra multi-service vessel equipped with a Triton XLX work class ROV to the Stella field…

TechnipFMC Wins Subsea Contract Offshore China

May 31, 2018

TechnipFMC said it has been awarded a subsea contract by CNOOC Limited for the Liuhua 16-2, 20-2 and 21-2 Oilfield Joint Development Project in the South China Sea, at water depths ranging from 380 to 430 meters.The contract covers the engineering…

BSEE Regs Update to Cut Burden on Operators

Apr 28, 2018

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) – incorporating industry innovation, best science, and best practices – is proposing to update regulations covering offshore oil and gas drilling operations to improve reliability, safety…

Changes in Statoil's Top Deck

Apr 27, 2018

Statoil said on Friday it had expanded its leadership team and changed its corporate structure to reflect the company's increased focus on Brazil.Statoil's Brazilian operations will become a separate business unit headed by Margareth Oevrum…

BP, Reliance Move Ahead in Deep Water

Apr 19, 2018

BP and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) today announced the sanctioning of the ‘Satellite cluster’ project in Block KG D6. The companies are moving forward to develop the Block’s discovered deep-water gas fields in an integrated series of projects…

Maersk Establishes Decomissioning Company

Apr 12, 2018

A 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service will provide decommissioning services to oil and gas operators. After decades of production, an increasing amount of offshore oil and gas fields are approaching the end of their economic life…

Sapura JV Secures Block 30 in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 29, 2018

Sapura Exploration & Production (Sapura E&P), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad (“the Group”, formerly known as SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad), together with its joint venture partners DEA Deutsche Erdoel Mexico and Premier Oil have been awarded Block 30 in Sureste Basin…

Sabah Shell's offshore Malaysia contract for TechnipFMC

Mar 26, 2018

TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation contract by Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd.This award covers the delivery and installation of subsea equipment including umbilicals, flowlines and the…

BSEE: Report on Subsea Bolting Technology Released

Mar 10, 2018

In an effort to address a recurring problem with faulty connectors in critical safety equipment, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) commissioned a National Academy of Engineering study on the matter in September 2016…

Maersk, McDermott Complete Contract off India

Mar 02, 2018

Maersk Supply Services said it has completed the first contract for one of its Stingray-Class newbuild subsea support vessel, Maersk Installer, with McDermott.Maersk Installer joined the project in January 2018, supporting the Vashishta development off the East Coast of India…

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