Brazil's main oilworkers’ union federation FUP delayed a planned open-ended strike against state-run oil company Petrobras until Sept. 6 at the earliest, Reuters reported.
The revised plan includes a floating LNG (FLNG) plant with an annual LNG processing capacity of 7.5 million tons. That is three times the annual LNG processing capacity that was initially envisioned for the first stage of development for the project.
About 8,938 kilograms of natural gas leaked from subsea equipment in the Southern Drill Center in the Canadian Atlantic on Aug. 31. This release was shut off within 12 minutes of the initial alarm.
The option is part of an agreement on cooperation within the proposed joint development of the two oil fields that was signed in Beijing, Rosneft said in a statement.
Business Briefs For Sept. 3
Another subsea tie-up, although not quite on the scale of Schlumberger/Cameron also was done recently, with Ezra Holdings subsidiary EMAS AMC and Japan’s Chiyoda Corp. teaming up to create EMAS Chiyoda Subsea, a 50:50 joint venture.
Subsea UK has launched a new support service to help companies bring new talent into the subsea sector by making it easier to recruit apprentices.
Oil & Gas UK has launched the Efficiency Task Force, a group tasked with driving improvement, making the sector more competitive and supporting the drive to maximise economic recovery from the U.K. Continental Shelf.
Technology Briefs For Sept. 3
Oceaneering has launched a deepwater Phased Array ultrasonic inspection capability for subsea applications down to 3,000 m.
Vessel Briefs For Sept. 3
Exploration Notes For Sept. 3