Most popular articles of the week, April 21 – 25, 2014
Lamprell completed and delivered of a PUQ (Production Utilities Quarters) deck for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the North Sea to its client, Nexen Petroleum U.K.
Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has terminated a rig contract with Fred. Olsen Energy ASA.
On April 18th, 2014, Nantong Blue Island Offshore Co., Ltd. and Singapore-based Calm Oceans Pte. Ltd. held a steel cutting ceremony for the CO-101 MCP, 500 feet jack-up platform at the Nantong Blue Island shipyard in Qidong, China.
Aker Solutions ASA and Baker Hughes Incorporated have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields.
Heerema Fabrication Group at Vlissingen, The Netherlands, successfully placed an offshore jacket, bound for the Hejre field in Denmark, onto a Heerema barge.
Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian oil company, has extended contracts for three jack-up rigs with Rowan, a Houston-based drilling contractor.
Songa Offshore, a Cyprus-headquartered offshore drilling contractor, sold two of its drilling units and entered a joint venture agreement to form another drilling company.