Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

VIDEO: ‘Ocean Vanguard’ takes Likouf FPU to West Africa

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Following a recent start-up of Total’s Moho Nord field offshore Gabon, Boskalis has shared a video of the transportation of the Moho Nord field’s FPU Likouf. Boskalis claims the transport of the 80,500 ton Floating Production Unit (FPU) Likouf onboard the Dockwise Vanguard semi-submersible vessel, from South Korea…

Geokinetics in 3D seismic survey off Brunei for Shell

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Geokinetics, a provider of integrated seismic data acquisition, processing and reservoir analysis solutions, has been awarded a contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) to acquire a high resolution 3D seismic survey, offshore Brunei Darussalam. According to Geokinetics’ statement on Monday, the acquisition is scheduled for the second quarter…

New boss to lead Mubadala Petroleum

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas exploration and production company Mubadala Petroleum has appointed a new chief executive officer. Mubadala Petroleum said on Sunday that Bakheet Al Katheeri would succeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi as the CEO of the company. Al Kaabi is leaving the company to head the new Petroleum…

Sovcomflot’s profit slides

Rate this article By LNG World News Christophe de Margerie Arctic LNG carrier (Image courtesy of DSME)Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot posted a 41.7 percent drop in net profit for the year 2016 that was market by market volatility. The company reported a US$206.8 million net profit dropping from $354.5 million in 2015. Speaking of…

Schlumberger, Subsea 7 land Mad Dog 2 work from BP

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Oil giant BP has awarded contracts related to its Mad Dog 2 development in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans, to Subsea 7 and Schlumberger’s OneSubsea, which cooperate through Subsea Integration Alliance. BP, as the operator, sanctioned the project in December last year….

BC Ferries second LNG-fueled vessel arrives in B.C.

Rate this article By LNG World News Salish Eagle, BC Ferries’ second LNG-fueled vessel arrived in British Columbia on Monday, March 20, following a 38-day journey from Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, Poland. According to the company’s statement, the vessel will make its way to Ogden Point in Victoria, and once it clears Canadian Customs and…

Statoil awards FEED contracts for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The Johan Sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with (DG2) Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development off Norway, awarding FEED contracts to Aker Solutions, Kværner and Siemens. Statoil is the operator of the project with 40.0267 percent and the remaining partners are Lundin Norway with 22.6…