Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.offshore-technology.com web site http://www.offshore-technology.com/ en-us http://www.offshore-technology.com/ Offshore Technology-Updates http://www.offshore-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif BP awards EPC contract to WorleyParsons-Grand Isle Shipyard joint venture http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-awards-epc-contract-to-worleyparsons--grand-isle-shipyard-joint-venture-5748399 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-awards-epc-contract-to-worleyparsons--grand-isle-shipyard-joint-venture-5748399 A joint venture (JV) between engineering company WorleyParsons and Grand Isle Shipyard has signed a five-year master services agreement for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services with BP. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Sirius Petroleum, BW Energy Holdings, Parker Drilling Company http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-sirius-petroleum-plc-bw-energy-holdings-pte-ltd-parker-drilling-company-5748503 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-sirius-petroleum-plc-bw-energy-holdings-pte-ltd-parker-drilling-company-5748503 UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company Sirius Petroleum Plc is intending to raise £2m ($2.49m) in gross proceeds by issuing 266,666,666 shares. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand Oil & Gas upgrades Barque resource prospect http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-oil-gas-upgrades-barque-resource-prospect-5748389 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-oil-gas-upgrades-barque-resource-prospect-5748389 New Zealand Oil & Gas has upgraded the potential of Barque prospect located offshore from South Canterbury and North Otago. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Innovative Cleaning and Waste Management Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/innovative-cleaning-ot/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/innovative-cleaning-ot/ Formed in 1985, Sureclean is an established international service contractor providing specialist and innovative solutions to the oil & gas, petrochemical, renewable, utilities, civil engineering and construction sectors. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:42:00 GMT Service Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/service-solutions-og/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/service-solutions-og/ Customized and innovative service solutions help you to reduce maintenance time and cost, and improve the efficiency and reliability of your equipment. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:37:00 GMT Fraser Well Management-Well Project Management and Well Engineering Specialists http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/project/fraser-wells-management/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/project/fraser-wells-management/ Fraser Well Management is a specialist well engineering and well project management company covering the complete lifecycle of oil and gas wells, from exploration and appraisal through to development and decommissioning. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:21:00 GMT Hakuryu 5 to lease rig for Gazprom Neft's Ayashsky block in Okhotsk Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsgazprom-neft-to-drill-first-well-at-ayashsky-licence-block-in-sea-of-okhotsk-5746566 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsgazprom-neft-to-drill-first-well-at-ayashsky-licence-block-in-sea-of-okhotsk-5746566 Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft-Sakhalin has entered a contract with Hakuryu 5 for the lease of a drilling rig that will be used to develop a prospecting and appraisal well at the Ayashsky licence block. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Panoro Energy to sell 25% working interest of Dussafu PSC to BW Energy Gabon http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspanoro-energy-to-sell-25-working-interest-of-dussafu-to-bw-energy-gabon-5746554 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspanoro-energy-to-sell-25-working-interest-of-dussafu-to-bw-energy-gabon-5746554 Panoro Energy subsidiary Pan-Petroleum Gabon has signed a definitive sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to sell a 25% working interest in Dussafu production sharing contract (Dussafu PSC) to BW Energy Gabon (BWEG) for the project in Gabon, Central Afr… Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise after report shows US crude inventory fall http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-ascends-after-report-shows-fall-in-us-crude-inventory-5747699 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-ascends-after-report-shows-fall-in-us-crude-inventory-5747699 Oil prices have improved after US data revealed a significant reduction in inventory. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 52 http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-52-5746719/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-52-5746719/ In this issue: Opportunities offshore Somalia, a look inside Total's South Pars development, Scottish skills for Mexico's growing industry, the latest in subsea robotics, the next ten years of North Sea decommissioning, and more. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMT SAB Bröckskes-Cabling Solutions for Maritime and Offshore Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/sab-ot/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/sab-ot/ SAB Bröckskes develops and manufactures flexible cables and wires, special cables, temperature measurement and cable harnessing for the offshore industry.Reeling cables for maritime applicationsSAB B... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:23:00 GMT McDermott acquires deepwater pipelay and construction vessel http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmcdermott-purchase-new-deepwater-pipelay-and-construction-vessel-5745569 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmcdermott-purchase-new-deepwater-pipelay-and-construction-vessel-5745569 McDermott International has acquired a newly built pipelay and construction vessel named Amazon to strengthen the company's ultra-deepwater and SURF project services. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Protea-Offshore Pedestal Cranes, BOP Gantry Cranes, Winches and Related Material Handling Equipment http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/protea/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/protea/ Protea specialises in offshore and onshore engineering and equipment for the international energy sector.The company delivers turnkey handling systems for vessels, drilling rigs and oil production in... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices dip as US dollar increases http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-continues-to-gain-as-opec-optimistic-to-clear-crude-oversupply-5746270 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-continues-to-gain-as-opec-optimistic-to-clear-crude-oversupply-5746270 Crude prices have fallen due to the US dollar rising, after several weeks of increases caused by OPEC's production cut. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fugro to conduct natural leakage survey in offshore Kenya http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfugro-to-conduct-seeps-survey-in-offshore-kenya-5745822 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfugro-to-conduct-seeps-survey-in-offshore-kenya-5745822 Fugro has received a contract from Shell / BG Kenya to conduct a seabed survey in the offshore region off the East African coast to identify natural leakages of hydrocarbons. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise as OPEC output-cut tightens supplies http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-rises-as-opec-output-cut-further-tightens-supply-5745041 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-rises-as-opec-output-cut-further-tightens-supply-5745041 Oil prices have been bolstered by the OPEC-led production cut causing a further reduction in global crude supplies. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Chevron wins exploration permit for offshore Western Australia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschevron-secures-exploration-permit-off-wa-for-3m-5744532 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschevron-secures-exploration-permit-off-wa-for-3m-5744532 Chevron has secured the rights to explore an area in offshore Western Australia for six years by paying A$3m ($2.3m) through a cash bid. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Remote Dynamic Positioning (DP) Trials http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/remote-dp-trials/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/remote-dp-trials/ Airline companies have carried out remote testing and diagnostics operations for many years, and dynamic positioning (DP) trial procedures are well-established within the industry. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Frogtech Geoscience releases hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea study http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfrogtech-geoscience-releases-new-study-on-south-china-sea-hydrocarbon-potentiality-5744549 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfrogtech-geoscience-releases-new-study-on-south-china-sea-hydrocarbon-potentiality-5744549 Australian company Frogtech Geoscience has released a new study of geologically complex region in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Skarfjell Oil and Gas Field, North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/skarfjell-oil-and-gas-field-north-sea/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/skarfjell-oil-and-gas-field-north-sea/ Skarfjell oil and gas field is located in the production licences PL 418 and PL 378 in the north-eastern part of the North Sea, in a water depth of approximately 360m. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT