Most popular articles of the week, April 7 – 11, 2014
Dutch maritime company Boskalis has confirmed that one of its heavy-lift vessels was involved in a tilting incident in Malaysia.
Samsung Heavy Industries has received an order to construct two drillships. The value of the contract is estimated at $1.27 billion.
PETRONAS has launched the hull of its first floating liquefied natural gas (PFLNG 1) facility at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea.
McDermott International, Inc. has installed the P-61 Tension Leg Wellhead Platform (“TLWP”) for the PPT BV Joint Venture, consisting of Petrobras and Chevron.
The Shah Deniz consortium, lead by BP, has awarded more contracts as part of its Shah Deniz 2 development program, offshore Azerbaijan.
An oil worker from Scotland has been killed in a carjacking attempt in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
Xcite Energy has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with AMEC Group Limited and Ove Arup & Partners Limited (“Arup”), which sets out the principles of co-operation for the design and development of Arup’s self-installing, steel ACE platform for the Bentley field in the North Sea.
The Ormen Lange partners have decided to postpone the Offshore Compression Project for Ormen Lange field
Serica is still looking for an alternative export solution for its North Sea field.
Faroe Petroleum has announced a successful Drill Stem Test on the 6406/12-3S Pil exploration well (Faroe 25%), drilled 33 kilometres from the Njord production facility (Faroe 7.5%) in the Norwegian Sea.
At 07.25 on 7 April, Statoil and its partners (GDF SUEZ and OMV) started production on the Gudrun oil and gas field in the North Sea.