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  • 20 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transocean, one of the largest drilling contractors in the world recently announced that its drillship, Deepwater Expedition, was awarded a two-year contract with an undisclosed customer commencing December 2012. The initial dayrate of the contract is $650,000 ($475 million contract backlog). Additionally, the contract includes three priced eight-month option periods. Specifications The Deepwater Expedition is […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Hardy Oil and Gas plc (LSE: HDY), the oil and gas exploration and production company with assets predominantly in India, announces the recommencement of drilling of the exploration well KGV-D3-W1, on the Company’s KG-DWN-2003/1 (D3) exploration license. The KGV-D3-W1 exploration well recommenced drilling on 10 August 2010 using the Transocean rig Frontier 534 in a […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Transocean Ltd. has issued its monthly Fleet Update Summary according to which the company intends to scrap four of its rigs.  In December last year, Transocean also announced it is scrapping seven lower-specification deepwater and midwater floaters. Transocean intends to scrap the Deepwater Expedition, Transocean Legend, Transocean Rather, and GSF Arctic III. The company says that […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Otto Energy Ltd advises that it has received confirmation from farm -in partner, BHP Billiton, that it has issued a termination notice for the Transocean Deepwater Expedition drillship due to the vessel not passing key acceptance tests .  BHP Billiton has advised that it is progressing preparations to commence drilling the Cinco well and will […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, has issued its monthly Fleet Update Summary according to which it plans to scrap seven lower-specification deepwater and midwater floaters.  The company intends to scrap the following rigs: Sedco 710, Sovereign Explorer, Sedco 700, Sedco 601, J.W. McLean, GSF Arctic I, and Falcon 100. These rigs are classified as […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Otto Energy, a dynamic,  growing oil and gas company that in four short years has assembled a balanced portfolio of international exploration and development assets today provides its quarterly activities report : • Completed acquisition of remaining shareholding in Galoc Production Company WLL (GPC) from Vitol group. • Galoc joint venture approved: o Installation of an […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Research & Development

    Beginning April 10, scientists aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin a series of 20 dives to investigate previously unseen depths of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During dives that are expected to go as deep as 3.7 miles, an ROV, will broadcast live video from the seafloor, allowing anyone with Internet access to watch […]

  • 29 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NOAA and partners conducted 11 ocean explorations in the Gulf of Mexico during the past ten years, providing a foundation of information against which to measure change to the region’s ecosystems — changes that may relate to the Deepwater Horizon event that took place a year ago. With this foundation, as well as emerging information […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Western Australian Government is facilitating the development of a new major deepwater port and industrial precinct at Anketell in the Pilbara. The multi-user deepwater port and strategic industrial area, located 30 kilometres east of Karratha and 10 kilometres from Cape Lambert, will complement Port Hedland and Dampier ports. The Anketell Port and Strategic Industrial […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      Octopus, a 414 foot megayacht, one of the world’s largest private superyachts, is the latest to set sail on an expedition to study a British battleship lost during World War II. The HMS Hood was sunk during a battle in the North Atlantic in 1941. This 40,000 ton wreck, which was located 11 years […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Sonardyne International Ltd.’s Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning system has played an important role in the recent discovery of the world’s deepest known undersea volcanic vents by a team from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton. The expedition used Ranger 2 to track the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Isis from the RRS James Cook, […]

  • 12 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has arranged a substantial logistics service for the M/Y Latitude, used by Oceana to study the after-effects of the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The company supplied the 170 foot vessel , which was chartered by the non-profit environmental organization, Oceana, from owners Windstor […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) brought together more than 225 technical professionals from the oil and gas industry for a comprehensive, day-long tabletop exercise designed to increase members’ coordination and preparedness in the event of a subsea well containment incident. HWCG is a consortium of 23 deepwater operators in the Gulf of Mexico who have […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Offshore Marine Terminal, which suspended its crude oil offloading operations on August 13, could be back online this week.

  • 15 August 2014

    LOOP, Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, is the largest point of entry for crude oil coming into the U.S.„

  • 25 August 2014

    LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal in Louisiana that suspended its crude oil offloading operations on August 13 resumed normal operations Friday, August 22. “LOOP resumed normal offloading operations effective 0012 hours on August 22, 2014. LOOP is expediting the pumping schedule to meet customer needs,” the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) said in a statement. Tankers had been unable […]

  • 22 July 2014

    A multi-disciplinary team of scientists launched the second expedition in the Gulf of Mexico to examine the effects of Deepwater Horizon spill-related oil and dispersant exposure on deep-water shipwrecks and their microbial communities.   The study is part of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program that is sponsored by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Exploration & Production

    CAMAC Energy Inc. announced today that the semi-submersible drilling unit, Sedco Express, has arrived to the Oyo Field located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria. CAMAC has contracted the Transocean Sedco Express to expedite the timing of production tie-in from the Oyo-7 and Oyo-8 development wells. The Sedco Express is under contract for use on up to […]

  • 26 July 2016

    A research partnership between the Government of India, the Government of Japan, and U.S. scientists has resulted in a discovery of ‘large deposits of potentially producible gas hydrate’ in the Indian Ocean.  The international team of scientists was led by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) of India on behalf of the Ministry of […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced that a multi-agency team of ocean scientists has launched an expedition using sonar to map deepwater canyons, and to identify sensitive biological habitats, coral communities and archeological sites such as shipwrecks […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced that a multi-agency team of ocean scientists has launched an expedition using sonar to map deepwater canyons, and to identify sensitive biological habitats, coral communities and archeological sites such as shipwrecks […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    ASV Global has participated in LADC-GEMM consortium’s summer expedition to the Gulf of Mexico to monitor marine mammals near the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site. ASV Global provided a C-Worker 5 autonomous surface vehicle as a passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) survey platform during this year’s cruise. C-Worker 5 was controlled and monitored from support vessel […]