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The additional jobs have been created by Heerema Fabrication Group at its yard near Hartlepool, where the company has nearly completed work on the 1,640-tonne wellhead topsides for Cygnus Alpha.
Seadrill has signed drilling contracts with Pemex for the jack-up drilling units West Oberon, West Intrepid, West Defender and West Courageous. The fifth contract for the recently acquired jack-up drilling unit, Prospector 3, renamed West Titania, is being processed for approval by Pemex.
Japan’s Inpex has exercised its one-well option offshore Indonesia at a dayrate of $500,000.
An Eidesvik Offshore worker died in the North Sea accident on Sunday, around 200 kilometers northeast of Stavanger, Norway.
Under terms of the agreement, Noble Energy will supply natural gas from the Tamar field, offshore Israel, to Arab Potash and Jordan Bromine for use in their facilities near the Dead Sea.
Able UK has been awarded a contract for the disposal of four offshore structures from the Shell operated Brent field in the North Sea.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a series of measures to increase the safety of offshore helicopter flights.
Dutch IHC Merwede has named and launched the pipelaying vessel SAPURA TOPÁZIO in a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands.
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project has celebrated a key milestone for its Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility.