Offshore Science and Technology Challenge Aims to Attract Students to STEM

February 22, 2016

Groups of high school students will tackle offshore challenges during the High School Offshore Science and Technology Stars Challenge, a daylong competition created to draw in future STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals. This marks the first year for the challenge, which will be held March 4 at the University of Houston’s (UH) TDECU… Continue Reading »


Statoil Goes Subsea for Snorre 2040

February 21, 2016

Norway’s Statoil has reportedly given up on constructing a new platform to develop its Snorre 2040 project offshore Norway for a subsea solution which should cut costs, help improve recovery and extend the lifetime of the North Sea field. In October 2013, Statoil and its licence partners recommended building a new drilling and processing platform… Continue Reading »


Petrobras Turns On Cidade de Maricá FPSO

February 19, 2016

Petrobras has started operating the Cidade de Maricá FPSO platform, in the Lula field (Lula Alto area), in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin. The platform is located approximately 270 kilometers from the coast, at a water depth of 2,120 meters. With a daily production capacity of up to 150,000 barrels of oil and… Continue Reading »


Harkand Wraps Up Trinidad and Tobago Campaign for BPTT

February 12, 2016

Harkand has completed an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) campaign for BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) utilising the ‘Harkand Da Vinci’ diving support vessel (DSV) and the company’s new hyperbaric rescue facility (HRF) in the Caribbean. The IRM scope included deadleg inspection of BPTT offshore assets, pipeline intervention, caisson repair works, platform and pipeline clamps… Continue Reading »


Aker Solutions Works on Next Steps of Johan Sverdrup Development

February 11, 2016

Aker Solutions will deliver a concept study on a new processing platform for future phases of the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup North Sea field. The study includes design solutions for a tie-in of the platform and future satellites to the field center that is being developed in the project’s first phase. The work will be carried… Continue Reading »


Fire On Mexico Pemex Platform Kills 3 Workers, Now Under Control

February 10, 2016

Three workers were killed and at least seven injured when a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico, but the latest in a string of incidents is now under control, the Mexican oil giant said via Twitter on Sunday. A spokesman for Pemex said oil continued to be… Continue Reading »


Swiber Delivers Installation Project Off South America

February 6, 2016

Swiber Holdings has completed a multi-million dollar platform and subsea pipeline installation project in South America.  The project, awarded in September 2013, by an oil and gas company in South America, was for the jacket and topside installation of a wellhead platform and its 24” and 4” pipelines of 70 kilometres each. According to the… Continue Reading »


Chevron Says Oil Leaked At Philippine Terminal, Fully Contained

February 5, 2016

The Philippine unit of U.S. oil major Chevron said hundreds of litres of oil leaked into the sea on Tuesday while it was loading fuel to a vessel at its Batangas terminal, south of the capital Manila. “The leaked product has been recovered from sea and the wharf platform, which is estimated to be less… Continue Reading »


Statoil Splashes NOK 1.6 Bln on New Contracts

February 5, 2016

Norway’s Statoil has handed out contracts for Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog, the company said on Wednesday. The contracts, awarded on behalf of the licence partners, include marine operations, marine construction, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an unmanned wellhead platform as well as modifications at the Oseberg Field Centre. According to… Continue Reading »

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