Oil & Gas
AUGUST 7, 2012 — Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has firmed up contracts worth $4.1 billion with Sete Brasil Participações S.A. (Sete Brasil) that will see it build five additional semisubmersible offshore drilling…
AUGUST 6, 2012 — Government of India owned Cochin Shipyard Limited last week launched two platform supply vessels that it is building for a European client. Bearing the shipyard Hull Nos. BY 89 and BY…
AUGUST 3, 2012 — Norway's Oceanteam Shipping ASA (OTS) has concluded a $147 million refinancing of two offshore construction vessels, CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 and CSV Southern Ocean, with SpareBank 1 SMN, DVB Bank SE…
AUGUST 2, 2012—The 4,500 dwt Starnav Perseus, the first of four GPA 688SC PSVs (Petrobras PSV 4500), was recently launched at Brazilian shipyard Detroit Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Detroit Chile.   One of the…
AUGUST 1, 2012 — A SALT 100 design PSV building at the Kleven Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway, is to have a breakthrough propulsion system by Scana Industrier subsidiary Scana Propulsion. As we reported earlier,…
JULY 31, 2012 — Ensco plc reports that it took delivery of ENSCO 8506, the seventh and final rig in the ENSCO 8500 Series of semisubmersible offshore drilling rigs on, July 30, at the Keppel…
JULY 27, 2012 — Hercules Offshore, Inc. (HERO) today reported revenue of $179.0 million for the second quarter 2012 compared with revenue of $170.2 million for the second quarter 2011. However, the company took a…
JULY 25, 2012 —Technip (Paris:TEC) has entered a long-term charter agreement for a newbuild Skipsteknisk ST-261 design offshore construction vessel ordered from Bergen Group last month by Norway's North Sea Shipping. (See earlier story). The…
JULY 25, 2012 —John Fredriksen controlled Seadrill says it has received a commitment from a major oil company for new contracts on newbuild drillships West Auriga, West Vela and a third drilling unit currently in…
JULY 25, 2012 — Aker Solutions' subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services has received a contract from Total E&P Angola for providing subsea intervention services from the oil services company's purpose-built intervention vessel, Skandi Aker. The agreement…
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