The 12-month contract, valued at $6 million and effective immediately, will be delivered from WGK’s Perth office, a news release said.

Uncertainties about Croatia-Montenegro border affected the planning of blocks, a source told Reuters. Croatia’s Hydrocarbon Agency said a new onshore and offshore licensing round would be called in September.

Requirement that consortia bidding on blocks must have one member as guarantor and $6 billion in shareholder equity to protect Mexico’s interest if major accident occurs will ease, Reuters said.

The contract covers the procurement and installation of a 3.2-km flexible flowline between the existing KAKG-A central processing platform in Kanowit Field to the PFLNG1 riser, according to the release. It also includes modification and tie-in works at KAKG-A.

KBR's scope includes onsite construction management and direct hire field construction services at the Fort Hills Secondary Extraction facility, a news release said.

Acquisition over a total area of 30,000 sq km will commence in mid-August 2015 and is scheduled to last up to two months, CGG said in a news release.

For about US$523 million, Maersk Drilling extended contract with BP to operate NA Heydar Aliyev drilling rig in Shah Deniz natural gas field in the Caspian Sea until May 2021. 

Gas firm PGNiG and chief refiner PKN Orlen will jointly research eight exploration licenses near the Bieszczady Mountains in southeastern Poland, PKN said, Reuters reported.

Under the terms of the contract, ConocoPhillips is obligated to pay Ensco termination fees monthly for two years equal to the operating day rate of about $550,000, which may be partially defrayed should Ensco re-contract the rig within the next two years and/or mitigate certain costs.

The Stones development is about 320km offshore Louisiana in the Walker Ridge area, in 2,896m (9,500ft) of water. Turritella will be the world’s deepest FPSO.

Scheduled for delivery in fourth-quarter 2018, the vessel is designed for the installation and decommissioning of major offshore facilities worldwide, Sembcorp Marine said in a news release.

Bids for deepwater oil and natural gas drilling concern the west of Greece and south of Crete, Reuters said. Energy Ministry keeping bidders’ names sealed until tender documents are unsealed.