The project now awaits an administration decision on whether to allow it.
Wintershall has taken over as operator of the North Sea Vega oil and gas field from Norway’s Statoil.
A consortium chose Aqualis Offshore as marine warranty surveyor for the P-76 FPSO unit at Techint’s yard in the south of Brazil.
ExxonMobil Corp. plans to start up 16 major oil and gas projects during the next three years.
Halliburton officially opened its new integrated completions center in New Iberia, La.
McDermott International Inc. was awarded a sizeable manifold and subsea safety isolation valve module fabrication contract by FMC Technologies.
Mexico will alter terms of oil blocks being auctioned this year in response to criticism from prospective bidders that crude’s rout made original requirements onerous.
DOF Subsea UK Ltd.’s survey and positioning business in the U.K. and U.S. was awarded an extension of a master service agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors.
The board of Red Emperor Resources NL entered into a letter of intent with Maersk to secure the Maersk Venturer ultradeepwater drillship.
McDermott International Inc. was awarded a large project for a new jacket, temporary deck and replacement umbilical by Qatar Petroleum.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for development.
Various subsea equipment will be delivered throughout 2015 and 2016.