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Subsea Integration Alliance awarded integrated EPCIC contracts offshore Australia by Esso Australia

Subsea Integration Alliance today announced the award of integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contracts.

Airborne Oil & Gas awarded contract by TOTAL in West Africa

Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. has been awarded a contract from TOTAL to supply a TCP (Thermoplastic Composite Pipe) Jumper for a deepwater project in West Africa.

Oil majors to increase offshore spending

After four years of cutbacks, oil companies are poised to develop new offshore fields, although the benefits won’t be spread equally across the OFS sector.

Aker BP awards Optime Subsea long term well access contract

Aker BP have selected Optime Subsea as a provider of well access system and -services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) for the next 2 years, with extension options.

New powerhouse sees plays “taking off” in 2019

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

As it prepares to set up shop in Oklahoma’s flagship shale plays, Encana Corp. is experiencing a measure of deja vu.

Drilling advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Fixin’ what ain’t broke

Companies in the news

Michele Cowart, World Oil

ABB has been awarded an integrated automation, electrification and telecommunication project, valued at $79 million, for the upgrade of Bab onshore field in Abu Dhabi, by CPECC.

Equinor's digital operations support centers help boost production

Two centers have been opened at Sandsli in Bergen by the petroleum and energy minister, Kjell-Børge Freiberg.

Halliburton President and CEO Jeff Miller appointed as chairman of the board

Halliburton Company has announced its board of directors has appointed Jeff Miller, the company’s president and CEO, as chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

BP announces FID for Phase 1 of the cross-border Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development

BP and partners today announced that the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Phase 1 of the innovative cross-border Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development has been agreed.

Eni reports Merakes East gas discovery, offshore Indonesia

Eni successfully drilled and tested the Merakes East prospect in East Sepinggan block, offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Sonangol and BP agree to advance BP’s activities in Angola

Angola’s Sonangol and BP today signed an agreement to progress to final investment decision the development of the Platina field in deepwater Block 18, offshore Angola.

24-Fiber ‘quick’ connectors provide optimum solution for multi-channel fiber in explosive atmospheres

A quick and easy solution can speed the certification of fiber optic cabling installed in explosive atmospheres including caustic marine environments.

Hydra's fully-classed DP2 saturation diving vessel charter ready

Offshore and subsea construction company Hydra announces their fully classed DP2 saturation diving vessel, the Subsea Responder, is available for immediate charter.

Eni approves the investment plan for Merakes development project in Indonesia

Eni will start with the execution of the Merakes development project in Indonesia following the approval received by the Minister of Energy of Indonesia and the authorization for the investment plan sanctioned by the company’s board of directors.

BP announces sanction of Cassia Compression and Matapal gas projects in Trinidad

BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) has announced the sanction for two new gas developments offshore Trinidad, Cassia Compression and Matapal.

AFGlobal and MHWirth sign distribution agreement

AFGlobal and MHWirth have entered into a distribution agreement, providing the managed pressure drilling market with a comprehensive package for deepwater rig systems.

Are North Sea operators walking the talk on supply chain collaboration?

Last week, I was in London at the Oil & Gas Council World Energy Capital Assembly (WECA), speaking on a panel about collaboration and capital efficiency in a new oil world.

Eni announces new discovery, start-up, offshore Angola

Eni struck a new oil discovery in the Afoxé exploration prospect located in Block 15/06, offshore Angola.

Neptune Energy Norge takes operatorship and equity in Fenja field

Neptune Energy has announced it has completed integration with the former VNG Norge business.