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May 2013

Apr 2013

  • A client-contractor partnership and new seismic technology help Pemex achieve effective deepwater E&P

    Author Marco Vázquez-García, Jorge Luis Ortíz-Durán, Humberto Salazar-Soto, José Trinidad Martínez-Vázquez, Madain Moreno-Vidal, Bill Howieson, Chu-Ong Ting And David Gonzalez

    In 2009, CGG won a four-year contract with Pemex for a dedicated seismic vessel to acquire large narrow-azimuth surveys in the deep offshore Mexican Gulf of Mexico, which was later extended to include two large 3D wide-azimuth projects. Since the start of the original contract, Pemex has acquired the world’s first full-scale broadband, high-density, wide-azimuth survey, specifically designed for field development.

    Exploration, Offshore, North America Read More

Apr 2013

  • ABB wins $30-million contract for Australia’s Ichthys field

    ZURICH -- Power and automation technology group ABB has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new FPSO vessel at the Ichthys oil and gas field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The order is worth $30 million and was awarded by the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the FPSO, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The order was booked in the first quarter.

    Production, Industry Overview, Offshore, Australia Read More

Apr 2013

  • Abakan contracts to build large-scale clad pipe facility in Brazil

    MIAMI -- Abakan, a company specializing in advanced coatings and metal formulations, announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a manufacturing facility to suit large-scale clad pipe manufacture inside the Suape export processing zone in Pernambuco State, Brazil.

    Industry Overview, Offshore, South America Read More

Mar 2013

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

  • A new perspective emerges on Angola’s pre-salt

    Author Jennifer Greenhalgh

    The 2006 discovery by Petrobras of Tupi field, Santos basin, Brazil, and subsequent related pre-salt discoveries, has increased interest in the pre-salt analogues of Angola’s conjugate Kwanza-Benguela and Namibe basins. Common origin and similar tectonic history suggest that a similar play should exist in Angola. The depth migration of a PGS dual-sensor survey across the Kwanza-Benguela and Namibe area will assist exploration.

    Offshore, Africa Read More

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