Most popular articles of the week, April 21 – 25, 2014

Most popular articles of the week, April 22 - 27, 2014, offshore news

Lamprell delivers Golden Eagle PUQ. Enters Guinness World Records book

Lamprell delivers Golden Eagle PUQ. Enters Guinness World Records book

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.

 

Petrobras terminates Borgny Dolphin rig contract

Petrobras terminates Borgny Dolphin rig contract

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has terminated a rig contract with Fred. Olsen Energy ASA.

 

VIDEO: First steel cut for innovative offshore jack-up unit

VIDEO: First steel cut for innovative offshore jack-up unit

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, Baker Hughes enter Subsea Production Alliance

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes enter Subsea Production Alliance

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.

 

8.500t Hejre jacket loaded on a barge

8.500t Hejre jacket loaded on a barge

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 keeps three Rowan jack-ups

Saudi Aramco keeps three Rowan jack-ups

Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian oil company, has extended contracts for three jack-up rigs with Rowan, a Houston-based drilling contractor.

 

Songa Offshore sells two rigs. Forms JV with Opus Offshore

Songa Offshore sells two rigs. Forms JV with Opus Offshore

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.

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