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Arctic Iñupiat Offshore joins campaign calling for Alaska's Arctic to remain in federal leasing plan

Arctic Iñupiat Offshore (AIO) has announced that it is joining the Arctic Coalition, a collection of 21 Alaskan and nationwide organizations that support responsible energy development in and off the coast of Alaska.

Norwegian regulator approves Ivar Aasen production start-up

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted consent for the start of production from Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea. The operator, AkerBP, has scheduled output to start in December.

InterMoor opens new custom-built base in Norway

IOS InterMoor, an Acteon company, has opened a new mooring base in Fensfjord, Norway. Located on the Wergeland Base in Sløvågen, the facility will cater to all requirements for mooring equipment storage, supply, inspection and maintenance for IOS InterMoor and its customers.

Wood Group wins multiyear contract on Canada's Hibernia platform

Wood Group has secured a five-year contract to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to the Hibernia platform, offshore Newfoundland, from Hibernia Management and Development Company.

Aqualis Offshore wins work on FPSOs set for Brazil’s pre-salt

Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been awarded contracts to provide marine warranty services to three different FPSO projects in Brazil.

Subsea 7 awarded contract for Egypt’s Atoll field

Subsea 7 has been awarded a substantial contract by Pharaonic Petroleum Company. The contract is to be executed at Atoll field, offshore Egypt, at water depths of over 900 m.

ABS, SHI conclude JDP for new TLP design

ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries of South Korea have announced the conclusion of a joint development project (JDP) for a new tension leg platform (TLP) design.

Quadrant Energy reports successful well test offshore Western Australia

Successful Well Test in Bedout Basin Offshore Western Australia

Royal IHC secures order for FSO equipment designated for Culzean field

Royal IHC has signed a new contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a tandem mooring and offloading system for an FSO vessel (Floating, Storage and Offloading).

Global Maritime, Statoil sign master services agreement

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has been awarded a master services agreement (MSA) by Statoil.

Trelleborg completes supply of floatover equipment for Malaysian project

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has successfully completed its supply of floatover equipment for the PETRONAS NC3 gas field, located in Block SK316, 200 km North of Bintulu, Sarawak in Malaysia.

Oceaneering expands services with Blue Ocean Technologies acquisition

Oceaneering International has acquired the assets of Blue Ocean Technologies, a privately held provider of riserless light well intervention (RLWI) services, for approximately $30 million in cash.

Aker Solutions wins contract to upgrade Mongstad terminal for Johan Sverdrup

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Mongstad terminal for oil from Johan Sverdrup from late 2019.

Mexico sweetens Pemex Trion JV terms for second time

Mexico has eased the terms of a joint venture with state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in the deepwater Trion field to attract more bids.

Eni's Armada Olombendo FPSO vessel ready for operations offshore Angola

Eni announces that the naming ceremony of the Armada Olombendo FPSO vessel was held today in Singapore. The FPSO shall operate in Block 15/06, offshore Angola, for the East Hub Development Project.

API highlights importance of Gulf seismic surveys and BOEM environmental report

Offshore Senior Policy Advisor Andy Radford today highlighted the importance of seismic surveys in the Gulf of Mexico and the potential significance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) recently released Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS).

Statoil ends its search for oil and gas in New Zealand's Reinga basin

Statoil has informed the New Zealand Government of its decision to stop looking for oil and gas in the Reinga basin.

Technip awarded subsea contract in Malaysia

Technip has been awarded a subsea contract by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd, (wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS), for the Samarang Redevelopment Project Phase 2 EOR, in Malaysia.

Oil from $50-billion Kashagan field starts flowing to export

Kashagan, a vast oil field in the Caspian Sea, sent its first crude for export after about 16 years in development and more than $50 billion of investments.

Maersk Oil awards five-year agreement to Lloyd's Register

Maersk Oil has awarded a long-term contract to Lloyd's Register for a comprehensive suite of asset integrity services to support the development of Maersk Oil’s offshore operations in an efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner.