Marlim Sul new pre-salt well comes into operation

In early August, Petrobras put well MLS-233 into operation in the pre-salt layer of the Campos Basin. Preliminary analyzes indicate that the new well, connected to the P-40, at Ativo Marlim Sul, has a production potential of 15,000 barrels of oil per day, exceeding the company's initial estimates. The MLS-233 symbolizes the beginning of pre-salt... Continue Reading →

The Gulf of Mexico Has a Pirate Problem

(Rigzone) Dryad Global’s latest Maritime Security Threat Advisory (MSTA) has outlined that the Gulf of Mexico is in the midst of a pirate problem. According to the MSTA, on August 7, pirates onboard two speedboats boarded and robbed a manned semi-submersible drilling rig in the Bay of Campeche approximately 28nm north of Paraiso. The MSTA... Continue Reading →

FEED Contract Awarded for Ulsan Gray Whale 3 Floating Wind Farm in S. Korea

Technip Energies, in consortium with Subsea 7 and Samkang M&T, has been selected by Corio Generation and TotalEnergies to perform a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for their Ulsan Gray Whale 3 Offshore Windfarm project, located offshore the East Coast of South Korea. The FEED contract covers engineering for floater, mooring, and inter-array cable (IAC) in collaboration with a wind turbine supplier. The design of the floating foundation will include Technip Energies’ in-house floater technology INO15. With a capacity of 15 megawatts, INO15 technology is a three columns semi-submersible floater suited for large series production. The... Continue Reading →

ODITC Becomes Guyana’s First Firm for Oil & Gas Training with OPITO Certification

ODITC, a joint venture (JV) between Guyana’s Orinduik Development Incorporated, Windsor Technologies, and 3t EnerMech, has become the first organization in the country to be approved to deliver OPITO accredited training to oil and gas workers. The 3t EnerMech Guyana Training Centre of Excellence, developed by ODITC, has been established to support the region’s growing need... Continue Reading →

Mainstream and Aker Offshore Wind Merger Completed

The transaction to combine Mainstream Renewable Power and Aker Offshore Wind to form a renewable company with a 27 GW portfolio has closed. The deal was first announced on July 12. Aker Horizons entered into an agreement with Aker Mainstream Renewables, a holding company co-owned by Aker Horizons, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Irish minority shareholders,... Continue Reading →

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