The Port of Cromarty Firth has become the first port to apply to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for decommissioning permits under the updated regulations. This is part of their final preparations to attract these projects and the associated jobs to the area.
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Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a large 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin in Brazil. Seabed Geosolutions’ new, Manta node system will be used.
Pandion Energy AS has announced that it has been pre-qualified as licensee on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The Riser Platform (RP) jacket for the Johan Sverdrup development will be ready for delivery in July and was given the name Ægir at a ceremony held at Kvaerner’s yard at Verdal.
Hilcorp Alaska LLC submitted bids of US$3 034 815 for the first lease sale held in Alaska’s federal waters since 2008, Cook Inlet Lease Sale 244.
UK-based subsea company Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO).
Carnarvon Petroleum is joining with Northern Oil & Gas Australia on a collaborative data sharing project, offshore Australia.
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s Central Processing Facility (CPF) has been safely moored in the Ichthys Field, some 220 km off the north coast of Western Australia, where she will be located for 40 years.
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), with the support of Aqualis Offshore, has matched its own pre-monsoon rig move record set last year offshore India. Aqualis Offshore has also secured a new contract extension to support ONGC.
ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client programme offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN™ II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Direction Général des Hydrocarbures of Gabon (DGH).
The Maersk Invincible is now running entirely on hydropower from the shore, making it the world's first harsh environment jack-up drilling rig to operate entirely on shore-power.
Energean Israel has submitted a field development plan for the Karish and Tanin natural gas fields, offshore Israel.
Aker BP ASA has completed the drilling of wildcat well 24 /9-11 S, which is located approximately 7 km west of the Volund field and 11 km southwest of the Alvheim field.
ExxonMobil has awarded SBM Offshore a contract to construct, install, lease and operate a floating production, storage and offloading vessel on the Liza field project in Guyana.
PJ Valves (PJV) and PJ Piping (PJP), the specialist manufacturers and suppliers of valves and piping components for the global energy industry, have been awarded a major contract by McDermott International Inc. to supply valves and piping elements for an offshore project in Trinidad and Tobago.
The suspension of operations is due to longstanding delays in the bare-boat charter payments due to Bumi Armada, as well as irregular payments on the operations and maintenance contract.