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  • 24 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    A team of experts mobilized by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has brought the cyclone-hit semi-submersible rig Olinda Star back to normal.

  • 24 December 2015

    Karoon Gas Australia, an independent oil company, has hired the Olinda Star semi‐submersible drilling rig, for operations in Brazil. The Olinda Star has been contracted to drill two firm wells and two optional wells in Karoon’s 65% owned and operated Santos Basin blocks S‐M‐1037, 1101, 1102, 1165 and 1166 (the ‘Blocks’), with drilling scheduled to start during the […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Karoon has executed final agreements with members of the QGOG Constellation S.A. group for contracting the “Olinda Star” semi‐submersible drilling rig. The “Olinda Star” has been contracted to complete up to four wells in Karoon’s 65% owned and operated Santos Basin blocks, S‐M‐1037, 1101, 1102, 1165 and 1166. The rig contract consists of two firm wells […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Karoon Gas Australia has taken possession of the Olinda Star semi-submersible drilling rig from Petrobras. The rig is currently in the Campos Basin and expected to be on location in the Santos Basin running anchors in the next few days. The rig is expected to spud the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, during the second week of November. The […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has announced the spudding of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, at 2135 hrs BRST on November 5, 2014. Karoon says that the top of the reservoir section is expected to be penetrated within approximately 3 weeks with the well reaching total depth during December 2014. The Kangaroo-2 appraisal well is located in block […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has announced the spudding of the third well in the current Santos Basin drilling campaign, the Echidna-1 exploration well, at 1500 hrs BRT on March 31, 2015. The top of the reservoir section is expected to be penetrated within approximately 3 weeks with the well reaching a planned total depth of 2,400mRT during April 2015. […]

  • 19 November 2014

    Karoon Gas has informed that its Kangaroo-2 well, offshore Brazil penetrated the target Paleocene reservoir at 1,660 mRT as indicated by increased LWD resistivity readings, elevated gas readings and oil shows seen in mud log cuttings from the reservoir section consistent with reservoir descriptions from Kangaroo-1.  Drilling will continue to total depth before running wireline logging designed to […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia’s Echidna-1 well, offshore Brazil, has intersected an oil bearing section in Paleocene sands, as shown on mudlog and Logging While Drilling data. The mudlog shows elevated gas readings and oil florescence in sandstones. Wireline logging will now be conducted to ascertain the extent of the gross and net columns. As at 1230 hrs […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has reported that the Kangaroo West-1 exploration well, located in exploration block S-M-1165, off Brazil, had reached its planned total depth of 3,170 mRT. Based on mudlog and LWD petrophysical data, no hydrocarbons were intersected. The well intersected a good thick sealing unit before penetrating a thick sequence of Paleocene to Campanian interbedded sands and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed that as at 0600 hrs AEST on December 23, 2014, production testing from DST-1A over the Maastrichtian A and B oil bearing reservoirs was continuing with a pressure buildup following a 12 hour main flow period. Karoon previously informed that the wireline logging for Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, off Brazil, was […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The Brazilian offshore drilling firm Constellation has been awarded three new contracts with Petrobras for its offshore drilling rigs.

  • 2 March 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd has announced the spudding of the Kangaroo West-1 exploration well, the second well in the current Santos Basin drilling campaign, off Brazil, at 0815 hrs BRT on February 26, 2015. The 26” hole section has been drilled to a depth of 1,106 mRT and preparations are under way to run 20” casing prior […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed the company expects to start the 2-4 well appraisal and exploration drilling campaign in the Santos Basin, off Brazil, during the second week in November 2014.  The primary objective of the upcoming drilling program is to drill the lower risk appraisal well in the Kangaroo oil discovery, off Brazil. During […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed that as at 2000 hrs BRST on December 2, 2014, wireline logging of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, was complete and preparations were underway to run the 9-5/8” test casing prior to starting the production testing program which will take place over the coming weeks. Karoon announced the spudding of […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed that Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, has encountered multiple oil bearing zones.  The company said that as at 2000 hrs BRST on November 25, 2014 drilling had been completed at a total depth of 2,369 metres below rotary table (mRT) and a wireline logging program was underway. Five separate oil […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has completed drilling the first of two sidetracks of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, located in exploration Block S-M-1165, off Brazil.  A multi formation production testing program was successfully completed in the Kangaroo-2 vertical well, the results of which were announced December 23, 2014 and January 6, 2015. Karoon is the operator and […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Brazilian-flagged flexible lay and construction vessel, Skandi Olinda, owned by the 50-50 joint venture formed between TechnipFMC and DOF, has started its 8-year charter contract with Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras). Under the TechnipFMC/DOF joint venture agreement, TechnipFMC will manage flexible pipelay, and DOF will be responsible for marine operations. Skandi Olinda, the final of four vessels, has a 340-ton Vertical Lay System tower […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Skandi Olinda, a Brazilian-flagged flexible lay and construction vessel, has started its eight-year charter contract with Petrobras.

  • 4 February 2019

    DOF Subsea has held a naming ceremony in Brazil for its pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Skandi Olinda. Skandi Olinda is the final of four vessels, owned by a joint venture between DOF Subsea and TechnipFMC. According to director Subsea Engineering at TechnipFMC, Yvan Giacomelli, the naming ceremony was held last week. The vessel, along with the other three, namely Skandi Açu, […]

  • 4 February 2019

    Norwegian offshore vessel provider DOF has held a naming ceremony for its newbuild pipe laying support vessel Skandi Olinda.

  • 3 September 2014

    The AES Corporation has, through one of its subsidiaries, entered into a strategic partnership with the Estrella-Linda Group, an investor group based in the Dominican Republic. Under this agreement, Estrella-Linda will acquire an 8% minority interest in AES’ business in the Dominican Republic for $96 million. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth […]

  • 23 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ownership of APM Terminals Virginia transferred to Alinda/USS effective August 22, 2014, APM Terminals said in a release. APM Terminals Virginia and a partnership comprising affiliates of investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners (Alinda) and Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited (USS) announced that all regulatory requirements and other conditions of their transaction have been satisfied.  […]