Deepwater

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February 20, 2024
Sitting on an estimated 203 Tcfg, Nigeria is on a mission to monetize its natural gas resources and become a leading LNG exporter to global markets. Yet to accelerate exports, the country requires substantial investment in deepwater natural gas projects and infrastructure development.
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January 16, 2024
The pipe’s lightweight properties allowed it to be transported by a small, multi-purpose vessel and installed by local contractors, greatly reducing carbon emissions and costs.
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December 22, 2023
The so-called Extended Continental Shelf covers about 1 million square kilometers (386,100 square miles), predominantly in the Arctic and Bering Sea, an area of increasing strategic importance where Canada and Russia also have claims.
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December 21, 2023
Valaris Ltd. has exercised its options and taken delivery of newbuild drillships VALARIS DS-13 and DS-14 for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $337 million.
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December 20, 2023
Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Shell plc, has made a final investment decision (FID) for Sparta, a deepwater development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that represents our competitive approach to simplifying and replicating projects.
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December 15, 2023
Odfjell Drilling Ltd. has announced an extension of the firm contract with Aker BP for the Deepsea Nordkapp.
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December 15, 2023
SBM Offshore has secured a $210 million revolving credit facility to finance the construction of Fast4Ward Multi-Purpose Floater (MPF) hulls, the company said on Dec. 15.
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December 13, 2023
After completion of this campaign in April 2025, these wells collectively are expected to produce up to 22,000 boed at peak rates.
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December 12, 2023
The ANP is offering a total of 602 oil blocks that span areas on land in the Amazon basin to deepwater regions in northeastern and southern Brazil under concession contracts, with minimum signing bonuses totaling 259 million reais ($52 million).
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December 11, 2023
Halliburton Company has announced that it will work with Libra Consortium, lead by Petrobras, to develop a digital twin for a pre-salt field system in Brazil.
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November 2023
This article presents mechanical and sour corrosion test results for X80 seamless pipes and girth welds. Four-point bend tests were carried out on parent pipes and weld joints, using samples taken at the ID surface to assess the material’s sulfide stress cracking resistance. Results highlight the possibility of using X80 heavy-walled seamless pipes for risers in a mild sour environment, using cost-effective welding.
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November 29, 2023
DNV has issued a Statement of Qualified Technology for Strohm’s 6-inch EGF-PE pipe, as per the DNV-ST-F119 standard, for its use as a flowline or jumper in deep waters. It is the first time the verification body has granted an accreditation of this kind.
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November 20, 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard is still trying to find the source of an oil leak estimated to have dumped 26,000 barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.
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November 06, 2023
In the rapidly evolving landscape of the energy sector, innovation is more than a buzzword: It's a necessity. As the industry grapples with tighter margins, workforce shortages and the imperative of the energy transition, the role of digital technologies in simplifying and optimizing multiple activities in the industry has become increasingly pivotal. This article explores how next-generation digital technologies are reshaping this sector, driving efficiency and generating greater economic returns.
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November 06, 2023
The collaboration between Halliburton and Oil States will provide operators and drilling contractors with an effective and flexible MPD product-service combination to safely access greater operational efficiencies like ease of handling and streamlined installation.
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October 24, 2023
The company will supply infield flowlines and jumpers for the Trion project in deepwater Mexico.
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October 24, 2023
The development of this natural gas reserve in the southern Caribbean has the potential to make a substantial contribution to the country's energy security and support Ecopetrol's ongoing energy transition efforts.
Article
October 2023
The industry’s first active sealing device for deepwater managed pressure drilling provides greater control and condition monitoring of the wellbore seal, reducing maintenance costs and rig downtime.
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October 06, 2023
DES will take place on November 9, 2023, at the Omni Houston Hotel, near the Galleria in Houston, Texas.
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September 28, 2023
The system will be deployed to harvest critical seabed minerals such as cobalt, manganese, nickel and rare earth elements, which are key components in batteries for electric vehicles, solar cells, wind turbines, computers and smartphones.
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September 26, 2023
Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras recently met with Chinese financial institutions to get loans for itself, as well as for its equipment and services suppliers, Chief Financial Officer Sergio Caetano Leite said in an interview.
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