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BG Group Produces First Oil From The Knarr Field In Norway

SOURCE: BG Group | 18 March 2015

BG Group (LSE: BG.L), a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announced the Petrojarl Knarr floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel had started production from the Knarr oil field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

P-61 Starts Production In Rio de Janeiro’s Papa Terra Field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 17 March 2015

Petrobras has started production on platform P-61 in Papa Terra field, located near the southern perimeter of the Campos Basin (State of Rio de Janeiro), 110 km off the coast of Brazil and with a water column of 400 to 1,400 m.

KBR Awarded Saudi Aramco Offshore Project Management Services Contract

SOURCE: KBR | 16 March 2015

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded a project management contract by Saudi Aramco to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco’s offshore program.

Statoil Orders New Emergency Vessel For The Mariner field

SOURCE: Statoil | 09 March 2015

Statoil (U.K.) Limited has awarded a contract to Sentinel Marine Limited to provide a new multi role Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel (ERRV) to support operations on the Mariner field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

McDermott Awarded Initial Work For The Marjan Gas Oil Separation Plant (GOSP’s) Power Supply Generation System Offshore Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: McDermott | 02 March 2015

McDermott Middle East, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that it has been awarded initial work for a significant power supply system replacement contract by Saudi Aramco for the Marjan field, offshore Saudi Arabia. Work is expected to be executed through the fourth quarter of 2016 and will be included in McDermott’s first quarter 2015 backlog.

McDermott Awarded Wellhead Jacket, Deck And Umbilical Project Offshore Qatar

SOURCE: McDermott | 02 March 2015

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that it has been awarded a large project for a new jacket, temporary deck and replacement umbilical by Qatar Petroleum for the North Field Alpha gas development, offshore Qatar. Work is expected to be executed through the second quarter of 2016 and will be included in McDermott’s first quarter 2015 backlog.

Johan Sverdrup Contract To «Pioneering Spirit», The World’s Largest Heavy-Lift Vessel

SOURCE: Statoil | 02 March 2015

Statoil has signed a contract with Allseas for installation of three platform topsides on the Johan Sverdrup field. The vessel will be installing the topsides for the drilling, processing and living quarter platforms.

Development Plan For Peregrino Phase II Submitted

SOURCE: Statoil | 27 February 2015

Following the sanction of the Peregrino phase 2 project in December, Statoil together with its partner Sinochem submitted the Plan of Development (PoD) to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) in Rio de Janeiro on 30 January.

Statoil Awards Mariner Supply Base And Warehousing Contracts To Asco

SOURCE: Statoil | 26 February 2015

Statoil (U.K.) Limited has on behalf of the Mariner co-venturers awarded the contracts for supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field to Asco UK Limited.

Wood Group Mustang Norway Completes Hook-up Of Valemon Platform On Norwegian Continental Shelf On Schedule

SOURCE: John Wood Group | 24 February 2015

Wood Group Mustang Norway (WGMN), together with Statoil, has successfully completed hook-up of the Valemon platform in the North Sea on schedule. Valemon, located on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), is the second Statoil-operated platform to be put into production in the last nine months.