Honeywell Selected To Service Third Vietnamese Offshore Platform

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will handle project management and engineering for a third oil and gas platform off the coast of Vietnam.

Britain May Force Sale Of Oligarch Fridman’s North Sea Assets

Britain is ready to force the sale unless it receives unspecified assurances within the next week.

Libya Declares Force Majeure On 11 Oilfields Due To Insecurity

Libya is caught up in a conflict between two rival governments, and several of its oil ports and oilfields have been hit in battles.

Golar LNG, Rosneft Agree To Cooperation On FLNG

Golar LNG Ltd. and Rosneft Oil Co. will cooperate in the areas of floating liquefaction (FLNG) and transportation of natural gas.

Circle Oil Plugs, Abandons Shisr-1 Well

The decision was made due to drilling difficulties.

US Senate Fails To Override Keystone Pipeline Bill Veto

The project now awaits an administration decision on whether to allow it.

Wintershall Replaces Statoil As Vega Field Operator

Wintershall has taken over as operator of the North Sea Vega oil and gas field from Norway’s Statoil.

Aqualis Offshore Selected As Marine Warranty Surveyor

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 Adds Production

ExxonMobil Corp. plans to start up 16 major oil and gas projects during the next three years.

Halliburton Opens Louisiana Integrated Completions Center

Halliburton officially opened its new integrated completions center in New Iberia, La.

FMC Technologies Awards McDermott Subsea Fabrication Contract

McDermott International Inc. was awarded a sizeable manifold and subsea safety isolation valve module fabrication contract by FMC Technologies.

Mexico Considers Sweetening Contract Terms After Crude Rout

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.