Daily Archives: January 30, 2017

Ithaca to use NHV helicopters for Harrier flights

By Offshore Energy Today.. Belgian helicopter services company NHV Group has been awarded a contract with Ithaca Energy to provide helicopter services in support of its upcoming drilling project at the Harrier field, in the UK North Sea. According to the helicopter provider’s statement on Monday, the operations are expected to start in the second…

GALLERY: Gazprom Neft boosts Prirazlomnaya output in 2016

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Gazprom Neft, an oil producing subsidiary of Russia’s Gazprom, has met its annual production targets at the Prirazlomnaya offshore platform with a total 2,154,000 tonnes of Arctic oil being produced at the offshore field in 2016. According to the company, the produced amount of oil is over two and a half times more…

MAN nets Italian LNG ferry job

By LNG World News MAN Cryo, a MAN Diesel & Turbo unit, signed a contract with Sefine Shipyard in Turkey to deliver a marine LNG fuel gas supply system for a ferry built for the Italian shipowner Caronte & Tourist. The LNG supply system consists of a 150-cbm vacuum-insulated storage tank, with auxiliary equipment, including…

Repsol Sinopec awards more time to Prosafe’s flotel

By Offshore Energy Today.. Repsol Sinopec Resources UK, formerly Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, has exercised further options to extend the charter for Prosafe’s flotel Safe Boreas. Prosafe informed on Monday that the extension is for a total of 17 days. The firm operational period of the Safe Boreas at Montrose A in the UK sector…

New CEO takes charge at Pacific E&P

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Pacific Exploration & Production Corp. has appointed Barry Larson as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 20, 2017. The company said on Monday that Larson would be based at the company’s operating headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia. Jim Latimer, the current interim CEO will continue to operate in the role until the effective…

Dleif Drilling rejects $75 million offer for drillship sale

By Offshore Energy Today.. U.S.-based Dleif Drilling has rejected an offer made by Borr Drilling, formerly known as Magni Drilling, for the sale of the drillship Sertão. Dleif received the offer for the drillship in November 2016 from the then Magni Drilling. The $75 million offer was not accepted by Dleif and subsequently expired on…

InterOil urges shareholders to back ExxonMobil deal

By LNG World News Papua New Guinea-focused player InterOil on Monday called on shareholders to vote for the proposed $2.5 billion takeover by the US-based energy giant ExxonMobil. InterOil said in a statement it urged shareholders to follow the recommendations of proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, and Glass Lewis & Co., by voting “FOR”…