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Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited announces that it has commenced the rebranding of the subsea business units which will be collectively operated under “Mermaid Subsea Services”.
Bumi Armada Berhad was awarded a contract by Eni Angola S.p.A. for the chartering, operation and maintenance of an FPSO tanker facility complete with Mooring System at the Block 15/06 East Hub field, located in deep water offshore Angola.
PM participated in ground breaking ceremony for the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) in Nunavut.
Roc Oil (Bohai) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roc Oil Company Limited, as operator of Block 09/05, Bohai Bay, Offshore China advises that drilling has started on the first exploration well QK11-1-1.
Marathon Oil Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary Marathon Oil Exploration Limited, has announced it has signed an exploration and production sharing contract (EPSC) for Gabon offshore Block G13, which was named Tchicuate upon signing, located in the deepwater, pre-salt play.
Statoil shut down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea on Sunday 17 August after an inspection programme on the platform detected corrosion damage to a pipe connected to the oil export system.
J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, has opened a new facility in New Iberia, Louisiana, to make its extensive range of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) tools more readily available for subsea operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) in July 2014 produced 6 979 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boepd) on average and delivered an update on Siri platform production.
Shetland is bidding to become a global leader in a multi-billion pound industry as a result of over £20million of investment announced by Cabinet Secretary John Swinney.
A set of multi-million pound investments by Lerwick Port Authority and international energy logistics company Peterson aims to create a decommissioning centre of excellence around Lerwick.
Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) is undertaking a £11.95m quayside infrastructure project at Dales Voe South in order to support the development of oil and gas decommissioning in Shetland. The expansion will support around 120 permanent island jobs.
In addition, Peterson (United Kingdom) Ltd is proposing investments up to £8.64m in its ‘Deep Water Shetland’ project to further support and expand its existing decommissioning capability. Working jointly with its partners in decommissioning, Veolia, the project could create around 67 high value jobs and add around £10m to the local economy.
Shell’s Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Project marks the first time 3D Wide Azimuth (WAZ) Seismic technology was used in Canada.
This technology provides much clearer data in water depths of 1500 to 3500 metres, 250 to 350 kilometres offshore Nova Scotia.