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Record breaking drilling for West Navigator in Mauritania

Smedvig’s deepwater drillship, West Navigator,is setting new records in Mauritania while drilling the Tiof West well on the Chinguetti field for Woodside.


Thales Group sells Thales GeoSolutions to Fugro NV

Thales and Fugro have finalised an agreement concerning the sale of Thales GeoSolutions. Under the agreement, Fugro has acquired Thales Geosolutions for 147.5M€, payable in cash. This operation is fully in line with Thales? objective of refocusing its Information Technology and Services business area.

Thales GeoSolutions is a global provider of integrated survey services providing a full range of offshore solutions. Operating mainly in the oil and gas arena, Thales GeoSolutions provides these services directly to the major oil companies and state agencies as well as indirectly via specialist construction and drilling contractors.

"By divesting this business, Thales has completed...


UKOOA announces 2004 President and Board Members

The UK Offshore Operators’ Association (UKOOA), the representative body for UK offshore oil and gas exploration and production companies, today announces the names of fifteen senior industry managers who will form its non-executive Board for 2004.

Alan Booth, senior vice president and...


Uncovering Secrets of (another) lost civil war submarine

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ## A joint research project is yielding new details about the U.S. Navy's first submarine, the USS “Alligator.” The U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research joined.....


More on Linkquest orders

Anon writes:  MacArtney A/S of Esbjerg, Denmark, issued an order to LinkQuest for a system to be installed on Seaeye Marine Ltd.’s (Fareham, Hampshire, U.K.) Falcon ROV. LinkQuest also...


Linkquest announces more contracts for Tracklink USBL

Anon writes:  San Diego, California, USA ## After delivering 10 TrackLink USBL systems in November 2003, LinkQuest Inc. closes the year with more TrackLink sales, according to Dr. Ning Xiao...


New! Guestbook now added

A guest book has just been added for members only. Feel free to pass comments.... Nice ones would be good :)

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Login and Registration??: Issues resolved.... we think :)

OK... we think we have cracked it.... all registered members should now be able to log in and all people wanting to register should be able to do so.

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Main pipelay contract for Snøhvit

The NOK 400 million job of laying the main pipeline between Snøhvit and Melkøya was awarded by Statoil to Swiss-based Allseas Marine Contractors SA on 17 December.


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