Damen and Wilson Sons Estaleiros recently completed the conversion of the platform supply vessel Fulmar to a shallow dive support vessel.
Petrobras has awarded McDermott International an EPCI subsea contract for the first-phase Sepia field development in the presalt Santos basin, 174 mi (280 km) offshore Rio de Janeiro state.
Esso Exploration and Production Guyana has awarded contracts for the next phase of the Liza field development in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.
Talos Energy has issued an update on drilling operations in its interest in the Gulf of Mexico.
Chris Golden, senior vice president at Equinor, discussed taming deepwater development costs in the Americas at the Offshore Technology Conference on Wednesday.
Petrobras’ strict focus on capital discipline and portfolio rationalization in recent years has improved its financial condition, and this should continue into the next decade, according to a report by IHS Markit.
Exploration drilling recovered last year but portfolio renewal has become a critical issue for the industry following a performance decline, according to Westwood’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report.
Martin Stauble, vice president, Exploration, North America and Brazil, Shell, discussed the company’s deepwater plans in Brazil and Mexico at OTC.
Gas production from Noble Energy’s fields offshore Israel exceeded 1 bcfe/d during 1Q, due to higher domestic demand.
Repsol Sinopec Brasil, Ouro Negro, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro will jointly develop an autonomous modular robotic system to operate in and inspect oil wells.
Airborne Oil & Gas will collaborate with SÃmeros Technologies to deliver what they claim will be the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe risers for use in deepwater Brazil.
Murphy Oil Corp. has discovered oil with the LDT-1X exploration well on block 15-1/05 in the Cuu Long basin offshore Vietnam.
ExxonMobil and its partners have funded the Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana after it received government and regulatory approvals.
Petrobras has awarded OOS International and CIMC Raffles a new five-year contract for the flotel OOS Tiradentes.
Subsea 7 has issued a progress report on its offshore construction projects in its latest results statement.
Ensco Rowan plc has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Eni MÃ©xico has awarded McDermott an EPC contract to provide an unmanned wellhead platform for the Amoca field development in block 1.
Petrobras has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Petronas PetrÃ³leo Brasil Ltda. for 50% working interest in the Tartaruga Verde field and Module III of the Espadarte field in the deepwater Campos basin. The value of the transaction is about $1.3 billion.
Hess expects the partners in Phase 2 of the Liza oilfield development offshore Guyana to soon take a final investment decision, pending government and regulatory approvals.
Tullow Oil will participate in three exploration wells offshore Guyana this summer.
CNOOC’s net production during 1Q totaled 120.1 MMboe, comparable to the same period in 2018.
Petrobras has proven another extension of a gas and oil discovery in the deepwater Moita Bonita area of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil.
TechnipFMC has contracted Vallourec Soluoes Tubulares do Brasil to supply about 12,000 tons of seamless steel rigid line pipe for the Mero 1 project in the presalt Santos basin.
ExxonMobil and its partners have made their 13th discovery on the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.