Transocean Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Equinor to license and install automated drilling control systems on four high-specification, harsh-environment rigs currently on contract in Norway and a fifth semisubmersible that is expected to start operations in the Norwegian Sea this summer.
Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sapura E&P have both contracted McDermott to provide transportation and installation of offshore structures, pipelines, and pre-commissioning work for the Pan Malaysia field development.
John Lawrie Group will establish a new metal recycling and decommissioning base at the Port of Dundee on Scotland’s east coast after reaching an agreement with Forth Ports.
Equinor has signed a memorandum of understanding with Korea National Oil Corp. to jointly evaluate floating offshore wind in South Korea.
Total and its partners in frontier exploration license 2/19 offshore western Ireland will review new 3D seismic to better delineate the undrilled Palaeocene Avalon prospect.
Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC has introduced HECSTAB offshore stability evaluation software, designed to help naval architects assess multiple design options for non-ship shaped offshore assets.
EXMAR Ship Management will use the LuminUltra Quench-Gone Aqueous test kit to monitor drinking water produced onboard the LPG FSO NKOSSA II.
Excelerate and Equinor have completed the first-ever ship-to-ship transfer of LNG in the Bahamas.
Kleven has delivered the anchor handling tug supply vessel Maersk Maker to Maersk Supply Service.
Mozambique LNG1 Co. Pte. Ltd. has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Bharat Gas Resources Ltd.
SBM Offshore is adopting a new resourcing model to support anticipated growth in demand for offshore engineering services.
Saab Seaeye has successfully docked its iCON-based Sabertooth AUV/ROV at a deepwater docking station to receive data transfer, assignment instructions, and battery charging.
Equinor Energy has made a minor oil discovery in the Fram area of the northern Norwegian North Sea, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
VÃ¥r Energi has joined a consortium working with the Norwegian Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre to fasttrack CCS technology development and use.
SBM Offshore has issued an update on its FPSO construction programs.
Cluff Natural Resources has entered into a conditional farm-out agreement with Shell U.K. concerning two UK southern North Sea licenses.
ExxonMobil has exercised the third of four options for the Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship.
Marginal Field Development Co. has entered two collaboration agreements as part of its gas to wire initiative for cost-effective development of marginal offshore gas fields.
Noble Corp. plc has exercised an option for the purchase of a second newbuild Gusto MSC CJ46 design jackup rig from the PaxOcean Group for $83.75 million.
Dana Gas expects production from its Zora gas field offshore the UAE to cease later this year.
Four companies have submitted bids for Denmark’s 8th licensing round, which opened last June.
The BHP board has approved $696 million in funding to develop the Atlantis Phase 3 project in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer 78 million acres in a region-wide lease sale in March.
Tullow Oil says the turret remediation project for the Jubilee FPSO offshore Ghana is close to completion.