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Costain Secures Oil And Gas Contract Extensions

SOURCE: Costain | 20 August 2014

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, continues to develop its activities in the oil & gas sector with the winning of two new contract extensions.

Two MacGregor Subsea Cranes Ordered For Chinese PSVs

SOURCE: MacGregor | 20 August 2014

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a new contract from Chinese shipbuilder, Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd, for two 100-tonne active heave-compensated subsea MacGregor cranes. The cranes will be fitted to two 86-metre multi-purpose platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction at the yard. Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for the end of September and October 2015.

Gudrun Officially Opened

SOURCE: Statoil | 19 August 2014

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg officially opened the Gudrun platform in the North Sea today, 19 August. This is the first new Statoil-operated platform on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) since Kristin in 2005.

MHI, Mitsubishi Corporation and GAP Insaat to Build Large-Scale Fertilizer Plant For Turkmenhimiya, A State-Owned Chemical Company In Turkmenistan

SOURCE: MHI | 19 August 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with GAP Insaat Yatirim ve Dis Tiscaret A.S., a Turkish construction company and Mitsubishi Corporation, will build a large scale ammonia and urea fertilizer production plants for Turkmenhimiya (TH), a state-owned chemical company in Turkmenistan.

FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba Leaves The Yard For Pre-Salt Operations

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 18 August 2014

This Saturday (August 16th), the Schahin – Modec consortium, hired by Petrobras to build and operate the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba, initiated the process of moving the vessel out of the BrasFels shipyard, in Angra dos Reis.

EnLink Midstream Announces New 45-Mile Condensate Pipeline In Ohio River Valley; Adds Compression And Stabilization Facilities

SOURCE: EnLink | 18 August 2014

The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) (the Partnership) and EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC) (the General Partner), today announced plans to construct a new 45-mile, eight inch condensate pipeline and six natural gas compression and condensate stabilization facilities that will service major producer customers in the Utica Shale, including Eclipse Resources.

Rosneft And Statoil Start Exploration Operations On The Norwegian Continental Shelf In The Barents Sea.

SOURCE: Rosneft | 18 August 2014

Rosneft together with Norwegian company Statoil Petroleum AS started exploration operations at the Pingvin License PL713prospect in the Norwegian section of the Barents Sea.

International Energy Agency Rates Brazilian Oil Production As “Exceptional”

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 August 2014

The International Energy Agency (IEA) classified as “exceptional” the increase in oil production in Brazil in the second quarter of this year, in a monthly report released on Tuesday, August 12. According to the report by the IEA, which has a presence in 29 countries, Brazilian oil production reached 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in June.

Giant Turret Module For World's Largest Floating Facility Sets Sail For South Korea

SOURCE: Shell | 15 August 2014

The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction.

Kvaerner And KBR Join Forces For Johan Sverdrup Contracts

SOURCE: Kvaerner | 15 August 2014

Kvaerner and KBR, Inc announced today they will establish a joint venture to competitively bid on offshore platform topsides contracts for the Johan Sverdrup field development offshore Norway. The alliance combines Kvaerner's expertise and resources as a turn-key contractor for offshore platforms with KBR's competence as a leading international offshore oil and gas contractor.