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AOG Activity: 2016 / September

Friday, 30 September 2016 10:35

MaMPU 1 sails to Petronas off Sarawak

MISC Berhad saw the sailaway of its Marginal Marine Production Unit (MaMPU 1), a fit-for-purpose FPSO for the development of marginal fields, in a ceremony…
Thursday, 29 September 2016 20:40

NYK finalizes share into EMAS Chiyoda

Ezra Holdings and Chiyoda Corp. welcomed Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) into the EMAS Chiyoda Subsea (ECS) family with the completion of NYK’s investment into…
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 21:17

Neptune bags Quadrant inspection support

Neptune has been awarded an inspection support services contract by Quadrant Energy Australia, which commenced late June. It involves the provision of qualified personnel for…
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 21:02

MEO to become Melbana Energy

MEO Australia intends to relaunch the company as Melbana Energy following a comprehensive review of potential alternatives and consideration of cultural issues relevant for the…
Monday, 26 September 2016 22:41

Emerson in Malampaya automation upgrade

Emerson has upgraded automation technology to improve the reliability of Shell’s Malampaya operation in the Philippines, which provides up to 40% of the electricity for…
Monday, 26 September 2016 22:32

Real’s Tamarama-1 well flows gas

Junior Australian explorer Real Energy said the Tamarama-1 well in the onshore Cooper basin in Queensland,recently flowed gas with intermittent water cut. Having flowed the…
Monday, 26 September 2016 22:11

Trelleborg selects Unique Group as India agent

Unique Group’s India office has been selected by Trelleborg’s offshore operation as one of its agents in India. As a part of the agreement, Unique…
Monday, 26 September 2016 20:50

Farstad sells Lady Sandra vessel

Norway’s Farstad Shipping has sold its anchor handling tug supply vessel Lady Sandra, with the new owner taking delivery of the vessel on 26 September. …
Monday, 26 September 2016 00:53

THHE, McDermott end partnership

Malaysian offshore fabricator TH Heavy Engineering Berhad (THHE) and Houston-headquartered McDermott International will end their partnership joint ventures Berlian McDermott Sdn Bhd (BMD) and THHE…
Friday, 23 September 2016 08:54

Norwest to farmout Xanadu-1

Norwest Energy entered into a deal with Transerv Energy and Triangle Energy (Global) Ltd. for the tow to farm-in on Xanadu-1, within TP/15, a block…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 14:32

Gazprom discovers new Sea of Okhotsk field

Gazprom has found a new field in the Sea of Okhotsk while exploring the Kirinsky prospect. In the course of geological exploration of the Kirinsky prospect in the Sea…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:24

Vard to build two vessels for Topaz

Vard Holdings secured a contract worth about US$40 million for the design and construction of two additional module carrier vessels for Topaz Energy and Marine.…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 07:42

Santos in SPP Indonesia extension

Santos and its partners are moving forward with the Sampang Sustainability Project (SPP) that will extend the life of the Sampang area fields, off East…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 07:40

CGG Carnarvon basin 3D ready

Final pre-stack depth-migrated data for Phase 1 of CGG's Davros 3D BroadSeis and BroadSource multiclient survey in the Northern Carnarvon Basin on the North West…
Thursday, 22 September 2016 07:38

CNOOC online at Enping

China's CNOOC started production from the Enping 18-1 oilfield in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea. In addition, to fully utilize…
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 03:18

Expro bags Indian contract

International oilfield services company Expro has been awarded a contract worth over $30 million with the Hindustan Oil Exploration Co. (HOEC) for the Dirok gas…
Thursday, 15 September 2016 22:12

Mubadala wraps up Manora drilling

Mubadala Petroleum, operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture, has completed drilling the MNA-17 well in the Manora oilfield in the Gulf of Thailand.…
Thursday, 15 September 2016 02:32

China oil demand dips

China's apparent oil demand in July 2016 contracted 5.4% from the same month last year to 10.75 MMb/d, according to S&P Global Platts. Refinery throughput…
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:06

ONGC Videsh ups Vankorneft stake

ONGC Videsh and its wholly owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh Vankorneft Ltd. (OVVL) jointly signed definitive agreements with Russia’s Rosneft, to acquire an additional 11% in shares…
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 12:00

Polarcus to use XArray off Australia

Polarcus will use its XArray for a letter of award it received for 3D marine seismic acquisition in Australia to deliver a high quality broadband data-set…
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 08:42

GE inks third Tangguh train deal

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbine-driven compressors for a third natural gas liquefaction train for the Tangguh expansion…
Monday, 12 September 2016 22:10

ExxonMobil, Oil Search acquire PNG stakes

Oil Search and ExxonMobil have entered into an agreement with CNOOC-owned Gini Energy to acquire majority interest in two petroleum prospecting licenses (PPL) in Papua…
Monday, 12 September 2016 21:28

Ichthys generators fired up

The Inpex-led Ichthys LNG Project has reached a key milestone with both its central processing facility (CPF) and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility…
Monday, 12 September 2016 21:16

Bell, ONYX bag PETRONAS FTG work

Bell Geospace and Onyx Engineering have been awarded a 3D multi-client full tensor gradiometry (FTG) contract by PETRONAS. The duo will provide FTG data acquisition,…
Monday, 12 September 2016 09:00

CNOOC starts Weizhou production

China’s CNOOC started production at its 100% owned and operated Weizhou 6-9/6-10 comprehensive adjustment project in the South China Sea. Weizhou field is in the…
Friday, 09 September 2016 06:28

Mermaid bags new contracts

Thai subsea specialist Mermaid Maritime has been awarded two contracts in Southeast Asia with a total estimated potential value of US$5.1 million. The company said…
Friday, 09 September 2016 05:46

Quadrant confirms Roc-2 hydrocarbons

Quadrant Energy has confirmed hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir within the Caley section in the Roc-2 well in the North West Shelf of Australia. The results were confirmed…
Oil and gas giants are calling for greater industry collaboration and an increased focus on operational efficiency, as global energy leaders prepare to gather in…
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 11:12

Wood Group, Technip finish Gorgon FEED, EPCM

Wood Group and Technip have recently completed 11 years of engineering and project management services on the Chevron Australia - operated Gorgon Project, Australia’s largest…
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:23

Emerson wins Prelude automation work

Emerson won a contract with Shell Australia to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. Prelude. Image from…