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Semco Maritime wins contract to upgrade Floatel Victory rig

Project engineering company Semco Maritime has secured a contract to upgrade the Floatel Victory accommodation rig.

Hess acquires 15% participating interest in Kaieteur Block

US petroleum refineries company Hess subsidiary Hess Guyana (Block B) Exploration has reached an acquisition agreement with Esso Exploration and Production Guyana (ExxonMobil).

McDermott successfully installs India’s Vashishta and S1 fields

McDermott International has successfully completed the installation and start-up on the Vashishta and S1 fields in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Santos JV partners to enter FEED phase for Australia’s Barossa project

Santos’ joint venture (JV) partners have reached an agreement to enter the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase for the development of the Barossa project to backfill Darwin Liquefied Natural Gas (DLNG) in Australia.

DeepOcean completes acquisition of US company Delta SubSea

Dutch subsea services provider DeepOcean has completed the acquisition of US company Delta SubSea and expanded its business in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Saipem wins $190m contracts for new offshore projects

Saipem has secured new contracts worth approximately $190m in Offshore Drilling and Offshore Engineering and Construction (E&C).

BP and Reliance sanction ‘Satellite cluster’ project for KG-D6

BP and Reliance Industries (RIL) have sanctioned the ‘Satellite cluster’ project, the second phase of the integrated Krishna Godavari Dhirubhai 6 (KG-D6) development in India.

ACE launches three new UAVs for offshore oil and gas inspection

Air Control Entech (ACE), in collaboration with the Oil & Gas Technology Centre, has launched three new and advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which have been designed to reduce offshore oil and gas inspection costs by up to 50%.

Searcher Seismic expands Offshore Argentina Seismic and Well database

Searcher Seismic is carrying out the expansion of its Offshore Argentina Seismic and Well database in anticipation of the 2018 Argentina Offshore Bidding Round 1.

Transborders to conduct joint study to develop Generic FLNG Solution

Australian company Transborders Energy has signed a joint study agreement with an unnamed Asian LNG buyer to work in collaboration for the development of the company’s Generic Floating LNG (FLNG) Solution.