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AOG Activity: 2014 October

The Maritime RobotX USV Challenge was held 20-26 October at Marina Bay, Singapore. The participants were 15 teams from five countries who most depend on the…
Friday, 31 October 2014 09:25

EMGS gets first job in Thailand

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is making its entrance into Thailand after receiving a US$7 million letter of intent for 3D EM data acquisition in Thailand…
Thursday, 30 October 2014 11:22

GE launches iCenter in Kuala Lumpur

General Electric (GE) launched its “iCenter” in Kuala Lumpur last week, one of only three oil and gas global centers that monitor more than 800 gas…
Chevron Corp. announced that its Bangladesh subsidiary has started natural gas production from the Bibiyana Expansion Project in the northeastern part of the country. The…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:14

Searcher acquires Mialara 2D seismic survey

Searcher Seismic in cooperation with the Philippines Department of Energy, and in conjunction with SeaBird Exploration, completed the acquisition of the Mialara 2D seismic survey, East…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:09

Singapore looks to its gas-fueled future

Global and regional gas players gathered for the Gas Asia Summit on Wednesday, 29 October, as part of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) at…
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 07:37

Chevron selects Technip for Bangka

Technip was awarded a substantial subsea contract by Chevron Indonesia for the Bangka Development, located in Rapak PSC area, approximately 70km offshore the province of…
Monday, 27 October 2014 15:52

Marine Contracting opens Perth office

Marine Contracting has opened an Australian office in Perth to service the Australian offshore market. The company will also open a new yard to house…
Monday, 27 October 2014 11:55

Lundin plugs dry Gobi-1 well

Lundin Petroleum completed exploration drilling of the Gobi-1 wildcat well in the Gurita production sharing contract (PSC), located off Indonesia in the Natuna Sea’s West…
Monday, 27 October 2014 10:42

Maersk secures Total contract off Malaysia

Total awarded Maersk Drilling’s third drillship, the Maersk Venturer, a short-term, US$17 million contract for a one-well program offshore Malaysia. Maersk says the contract is…
  Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group, is celebrating after securing a major new contract with Hudong Zhongua shipyard in Shanghai. The new…
Friday, 24 October 2014 08:38

OFG completes Japanese CSEM survey

Ocean Floor Geophysics Ltd. (OFG) completed a high-resolution, controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) survey of near-surface gas hydrates offshore Japan for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial…
Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:55

Ocean Installer opens subsea office in Perth

Norway's Ocean Installer has established an office in Perth, Australia to meet demand for subsea construction services. “This is the beginning of our presence in…
Technip and Fluor, in a joint venture, were awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) management contract by PRPC Utilities and Facilities Sdn. Bhd. for the PETRONAS…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 17:40

InterMoor completes COOEC projects

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has completed two major offshore projects for China Offshore Oil Engineering Corporation (COOEC).  To extend the life of the Hai Yang…
The Asia-Pacific region has traditionally been a major importer of refined products. However, thanks to almost 12 million barrels per day (MMb/d) of refining capacity…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:24

EMGS ready to begin Malaysia work

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) won a contract for 3D EM data acquisition in Malaysia. The survey will begin 24 October using the BOA Thalassa vessel.…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:02

Cubility opens Malaysia office

Cubility AS is opening a new wholly owned office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.   Terje Vastveit will head the office as Far East regional manager.…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:01

MPA Singapore tests oil spill readiness

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) conducted a multi-agency joint oil spill exercise, named JOSE 2014, on 17 October 2014. The exercise, which…
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:53

McDermott wins Bukit Tua work

McDermott International, Inc. won a transportation, installation and pre-commissioning contract from a subsidiary of PETRONAS, for the Bukit Tua development project in the Ketapang block…
Monday, 20 October 2014 10:57

Japan furthers hydrogen, fuel cell strategy

The new energy policy outlines plans to decrease Japan’s nuclear dependence as much as possible, while boosting renewable energy sources. At the same time, it…
Friday, 17 October 2014 10:56

Eni, Kogas sign upstream, LNG agreement

Eni SpA signed a cooperation agreement today with Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS) to further strengthen their relationship in a number of areas, particularly in the…
Friday, 17 October 2014 08:16

Kongsberg wins Petronas software contract

Malaysia’s Petronas Carigali awarded Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS a US$2.2 million contract for drilling operations software and services. The software, SiteCom, is a…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 16:45

Chinese research vessel adds MacArtney winch

MacArtney has delivered a MERMAC R40 RA winch to the Hunan University of Science and Technology (Xiangtan, China). The company works closely with SeaTech China…
CB&I announced on 14 October that it has been awarded a contract by Shandong Sincier Petrochemical Co. Ltd. for the license and engineering design of…
Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:36

SWS building two jackups for BOD

Blue Ocean Drilling Ltd. (BOD) awarded China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) a contract to build two Gusto MSC CJ50 high specification jackup rigs. Image from…
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 14:02

RWG gets five-year Chevron contract

Chevron Thailand E&P Ltd. awarded Rolls Wood Group (RWG) a contract to service Rolls-Royce industrial gas generators operating at four separate offshore production facilities located…
UTEC Geomarine have recently completed the deployment of a soliton detection and forecast system in the South China Sea. Solitons are solitary wavefronts that travel…
India's state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONCG) awarded Aban Offshore Ltd. a US$91.33 million contract for the deployment of its jackup rig, Aban IV.…
Two subsidiaries of Singapore-based Triyards Holdings have entered into equity purchase agreements to acquire the entire issued share capital of Strategic Marine (Singapore) and the…
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