Wärtsilä To Supply Propulsion, Ship Design For Vessels

Two new 150-ton bollard pull anchor handling offshore support vessels being built at the Colombo Dockyard in Sri Lanka have been designed by Wärtsilä and will be powered by Wärtsilä integrated propulsion systems.

Petrofac Achieves UK First With Onshore Oil Spill Training

Petrofac Training Services is responding to the industry’s onshore environmental training needs by developing two new courses to tackle onshore oil spills—one of which has achieved a U.K. first.

Saipem Awards BMT Riser Monitoring System For Egina

BMT Scientific Marine Services has been selected by Saipem to supply the riser integrity monitoring systems for the Total Egina development located 150 km off the coast of Nigeria.

Eni Norge Awards Service Contract To Eureka

Eni Norge has awarded a contract to Eureka Pumps AS for services related to the Goliat platform.

ICA Fluor, Shell Sign Heavy Oil Deal

ICA Fluor signed a contract with Shell Canada Energy to supply modular fabrication and procurement services for 13 well pads for heavy oil extraction at Shell’s Carmon Creek project.

Exoma Withdraws From Galilee JV

Exoma Energy Ltd. has withdrawn from the Galilee JV exploration permits.

CGG Clinches 3-D Seismic Contract

Neon Energy Ltd. has awarded a contract to CGG Services Ltd. for licensing of 200 sq km of new broadband 3-D seismic data over the WA-503-P offshore petroleum exploration permit.

Argentina Prepares For Shale Boom With Energy Law Overhaul

The bill could triple the country’s oil and gas production in the next 20 years.

DONG Divests Interest In Edradour Field

DONG Energy has agreed to divest 5% of the U.K. Edradour Field to Total E&P U.K. Ltd., which when completed results in an aligned DONG Energy participation of 20% in the four U.K. West of Shetland fields, Laggan, Tormore, Edradour and Glenlivet, a news release said.

Shell Appoints New Board Chairman

Charles Holliday will succeed Jorma Ollila who will step down from the board, effective at the end of the meeting, having served as chairman for nine years.

Eni Makes 1 Bboe Presalt Find Offshore Congo

The well encountered a significant accumulation of light oil in the Lower Cretaceous-age presalt sequence, passing through an hydrocarbon column of 420 m (1,378 ft). 

Kongsberg Acquires Tasks For Gas Hydrate Project

Kongsberg Maritime Embient, with KONGSBERG partner company Contros Systems and Solutions, have been selected to develop and deliver technologies and strategies for environmental monitoring during gas hydrate E&P as part of the EU Submarine Gas Hydrate Reservoirs (SUGAR) project, according to a news release.