Top News of the Week March 18 – 23, 2013
Dockwise Ltd., Dutch heavy lift and transportation specialist has safely transported the Chevron-operated Extended Tension Leg Platform (ETLP) hull from Silli-do Island, South Korea around Cape of Good Hope and discharged at Corpus Christi, USA.
Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil on Monday announced their third high impact discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania in a year. The discovery of 4-6 TCF of natural gas in place in the Tangawizi-1 well brings the total in-place volumes up to 15-17 TCF.
Eni on Friday announced it had made its ninth oil discovery in Block 15/06, in deep water offshore Angola, increasing the resource base of the West Hub project.
Foreign Minister of Iceland, Dr. Össur Skarphéðinsson announced that Fafnir Offshore, an Icelandic oil service company, had contracted HAVYARD GROUP to build and deliver Iceland’s first platform supply vessel.
Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the 2013-2017 Business & Management Plan (2013-17 BP), with investments of US$ 236.7bn, maintaining the same level of investments as last year’s Plan.