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AOG Activity: 2013 October

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Bumi Armada, Fugro form Joint Venture

Fugro will enter into a new well services joint venture with Bumi Armada Berhad (Malaysia). The companies will create a team with members from Fugro…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Sigma Offshore awarded Engineering Contract

Sigma Offshore secured a contract to provide Bumi Armada with engineering support for a £40million-plus (US$62.2million) turret-mooring system for an FPSO in ONGC’s Cluster-7 (C-7)…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Reef Subsea Dredging Contracts

Reef Subsea Dredging and Excavation secured contracts in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The Middle-East contracts will manage subsea excavation work in Saudi Arabia and…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Intertek Awarded Ichthys

Intertek was awarded the dimensional control contract for INPEX’s Ichthys FPSO turret development. This contract calls for the assurance and verification of turret fabrication and…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Golar LNG wins FRSU Contract

Golar LNG Ltd will provide the Kuwait National Petroleum Co. with floating storage and regasification (FSRU) services to support their LNG import operations at Mina…
Chevron Australia Pty Ltd awarded a contract to WorleyParsons to provide brownfield engineering services for the operational phase of Chevron’s West Australian assets. The agreement…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

DOF awarded subsea installation

DOF Subsea Group (DOF) was awarded a contract by OMV New Zealand Ltd, for subsea installation services to the Raroa FPSO, Maari Field, off Taranaki,…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

PTTEP opens support base

  PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Ltd. (PTTEP) opened a new support base in Pak Nam District, Ranong Province, Thailand. The base was established…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Halliburton expands facility

Halliburton opened the expansion of its Malaysia Manufacturing and Technology Center in Senai, Malaysia. The additional capability will allow the company to expand its delivery…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Foster Wheeler launches China JV

Foster Wheeler AG announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group signed an equity purchase agreement with CEFOC (The Fourth Construction Co.…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

VOM’s innovation hub

Viking Offshore & Marine Ltd. (VOM) will invest up to S$15million (US$12 million) to set up a dedicated innovation hub in Singapore. The center will…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Glacier Energy’s new base

Glacier Energy Services’ Offshore division has opened its first international base, in Jurong, Singapore, investing £250,000 (US$400,000) to set up office, workshop, and warehouse facilities.…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Expansion for Intertek

Intertek launched Intertek Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Surveying Services in Australia to provide 3D laser scanning and dimensional control services. Stuart Gordon is operations manager…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Acta Marine, Pacific Tug expand

Acta Marine B.V. and Pacific Tug (Aust) Pty Ltd agreed upon a strategic partnership for the Australian market. Several large port construction projects in Australia…
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Shipyards: September/October 2013

Swire Pacific Offshore launches Pacific Duchess Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd. (SPO) named and launched the Pacific Duchess, its newest deepwater, anchor-handling, D-Class vessel.…
Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal S.A. has been selected by Technip to supply highly-resistant steel wires for the development of offshore fields. ArcelorMittal’s site located in Bourg-en-Bresse, France…
An update on the CGG and Baker Hughes shale alliance announced during the 2012 SEG annual meeting. It is now a year since CGG and…
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 18:09

Korea Eximbank signs agreement with Pemex

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has opened a US$2million line of credit with South Korea's Eximbank. Pemex CEO Emilio Lozoya (shown at left) and Korea Eximbank's chief executive, Yong…
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 14:52

Myanmar awards 16 onshore blocks

The Myanmar Ministry of Energy (MOE), on behalf of the Myanmar Government, announced the winning bidders for the 18 oil and gas blocks in the…
Saturday, 12 October 2013 18:37

Petronas awards contract offshore Sarawak

On 27 Sept 2013, Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced the award of a new Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract to a…
Thursday, 10 October 2013 17:04

Altium, SKA announce new partnership

Shangai's Altium Limited, recognized for its Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design, and embedded software development, announced a strategic partnership with Brazil-based reseller SKA…
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:02

PTTEP launches Zawtika platform

PTT Exploration and Production Public Co. Ltd. (PTTEP), held a sail-away ceremony for Zawtika Processing and Living Quarters platform (ZPQ) in early October in Singapore.…
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 09:34

HSHI launches LNG carrier built on-ground

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), a shipbuilding affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries, announced it successfully launched a 162,000cu m LNG carrier, built using the on-ground…
Monday, 07 October 2013 11:04

Expro secures Burner Boom contracts

Expro, has secured a series of contracts in Asia with Keppel FELS, a global leader in the design, construction and repair of mobile offshore drilling…
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:40

Northern Offshore orders jackups

Northern Offshore, Ltd. announced that two of its subsidiaries have executed contracts for the construction of two LeTourneau Super 116E Class jackup drilling rigs, with…
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:21

NZ MOSS rules finalized

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has signed the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) rules into law, with operators required to comply with the new regime…
A decline in production among Malaysia’s shallow-water reserves has prompted the country to shift its focus toward new development opportunities in deepwater areas and marginal…
Monday, 07 October 2013 07:54

Technip, MMHE win EPCIC contracts

Technip, in a joint venture with Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (MMHE), has received confirmation from Petrinas Carigali for a two engineering, procurement,…
Thursday, 03 October 2013 16:00

Keppel secures jackup orders

Keppel FELS Ltd (KFELS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has secured a contract from an affiliate of Clearwater Capital Partners…