Eni (NYSE: E) said Aug. 14 that a new concession agreement, aimed at governing an offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea, has received approval by Egyptian authorities.

The E-ROV system is expected to be deployed in water depths up to 1000 m (3,280 ft) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

The operator exercised an option in the riser platform hook-up contract awarded in January 2017 for Aker Solutions to perform hook-up and commissioning assistance of the field’s utility and living quarter platform, according to a news release.

Wood has been awarded a contract by Woodside on Aug. 9 to support the execution of concept definition for the proposed Scarborough upstream development, offshore Western Australia.

Savannah Petroleum’s subsidiary Savannah Niger has signed a legally binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Republic of Niger, the company said on Aug. 8.

The contract award is reflected in McDermott’s second-quarter 2018 backlog.

Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services business has secured a five-year renewal on its duty holder support services contract with Oranje-Nassau Energie Resources Ltd. (ONE).

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Nexen as part of the Buzzard Phase 2 Project, located about 55 km (34 miles) off the northeast coast of Scotland.

The contract, which is reflected in McDermott’s second-quarter 2018 backlog, is valued at between US$1 million and $50 million.

The contract covers the project management and engineering, transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of umbilicals and flying leads as well as manifolds.

Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania B.V. on July 23 signed two production sharing contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration and potential future production of hydrocarbons in the offshore blocks C-10 and C-19.

The contract was awarded to CNPC subsidiary BGP Inc.