New assignments for DOF vessels

Thanks to the award of an integrated field support vessel (FSV) contract, Norway’s DOF Group has secured multiple new jobs in the Atlantic region with an undisclosed operator in West Africa. DOF disclosed on Monday that the duration of this contract is 365 days. However, the deal also entails optional 365 days. Under the terms of... Continue Reading →

Seadrill positive on offshore drilling outlook

 (OM) Seadrill has issued an update on is global offshore rig fleet. The benign environment semisub has started a program for Talos Production in the US Gulf of Mexico. West Tellus and the reactivated West Jupiter are both preparing to start contracts for Petrobras offshore Brazil. In the Norwegian sector, the harsh environment semisubs West Elara and West Phoenix are working respectively for... Continue Reading →

First gas flows from BP’s ‘biggest offshore facility’ in Trinidad and Tobago

BP’s subsidiary, bp Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT), has started production from its Cassia Compression (Cassia C) development project offshore Trinidad and Tobago. Located 57 kilometres off the southeast coast of Trinidad, the Cassia C platform is BP’s 16th offshore facility in Trinidad and Tobago. The first gas from the facility was previously expected in 3Q 2021 but the... Continue Reading →

Fugro Expands Geotechnical Vessel Fleet

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has expanded its geotechnical vessel fleet with the Fugro Quest vessel. According to Fugro, the vessel is equipped with advanced deep-water technology. "Fugro uses this type of vessel to determine the exact composition of the soil; the resulting data are essential to establish the optimal location and design of offshore... Continue Reading →

TotalEnergies’ Awari Exploration Well Offshore Suriname Fails to Deliver

(OED) Oil and gas company TotalEnergies has completed drilling the Awari exploration well offshore Suriname without encountering commercial hydrocarbon volumes. The news was shared Monday by APA Corporation, TotalEnergies' partner in Block 58, where the well was drilled. APA holds 50% working interest, while TotalEnergies  is the operator on the block with a 50% working interest.... Continue Reading →

Angola: Chevron Extends Jack-up Drilling Rig Contract

(OE) Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for its Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig. The contract is in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations offshore Angola until November 2023.  The contract includes an additional one-year option. According to Shelf Drilling's fleet status report, the BMC Pacific 375... Continue Reading →

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