South America

Jumbo contracted to transport FSRU from Batam to Brazil

HEAVY Lift specialist Jumbo has been awarded the contract for the transportation and Installation of a FSRU Mooring System including riser and umbilical, off the coast of Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil Jumbo’s Offshore division was awarded the contract by Sapura to

P-66 FPSO sets sail for Lula field

THE floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) P-66 has successfully sailed from the Brasfels shipyard in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro. It is now heading to the Lula Sul module in the Lula field, Santos Basin pre-salt, where

FPSO work for Aqualis in Brazil

AQUALIS Offshore has been awarded contracts to provide marine warranty services to three different FPSO projects in Brazil. Modec has appointed the marine and offshore engineering consultancy to act as marine warranty surveyor for the integration of the MV29 FPSO

Karoon moves to find new Echidna partner

KAROON Gas Australia Ltd has moved to buy out its financially troubled JV partner in its core exploration area off the coast of Brazil. The company recently announced it has entered into a binding Sale and Purchase for Pacific Exploration

Petrobras and Statoil in US$2.5 B block deal

BRAZILIAN oil and gas giant Petrobras has received board approval to sell sale the company’s stake in exploration block BM-S-8 to Statoil Brasil Óleo e Gás Ltda for US$2.5 billion. Petrobras said the transaction comes about as a result of

Technip received contract extension in Brazil

SERVICES company Technip has signed a four year extension of its five-year initial contract with Petrobras S.A. for its flexible pipes logistic base (BAVIT), located in Vitória, Brazil. Extended at the end of April, the initial contract was signed in

Otis installation complete

MCDERMOTT International has completed the installation scope for the Otis development in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of LLOG Exploration Offshore. McDermott’s Lay Vessel North Ocean 105 (LV 105) completed the deepwater subsea tieback from the Otis well in

Keppel delivers on rigs for Grupo R

KEPPEL Offshore & Marine subsidiary Keppel FELS Limited recently delivered two jackup rigs to Mexican company, Grupo R. Built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class design, the rigs, CANTARELL I and CANTARELL II, will be chartered to PEMEX, Mexico’s national

Shell starts Parque das Conchas

OIL PRODUCTION has started from the third phase of the Shell-operated Parque das Conchas development, in the Campos basin offshore Brazil. When underway, the project is expected to add up to 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day at peak