Dolphin Drilling has confirmed the award bid of a rig contract with Oil India, paving the way for redeployment of its Borgland Dolphin rig next year.
Rigs & Vessels
The major point flagged by the charges concern a contract win from late 2014. Swiber at the time said it had won a $710 million contract in West Africa.
“We're both highly motivated to get the asset back up and operating again. They have a vessel they put capital into. They obviously want to be getting paid and making a return on that,” he said.
As a result of the deal, QE will increase its fleet size from 60 to 77. The company has said more vessels are to come.
Jadestone CEO and president Paul Blakeley said Montara had been a “real problem”. The defect in July occurred in a tank that had already been inspected, he explained to Energy Voice.
The drilling could inform decisions on another 20 production wells. Expanding the Wassana facility would involve more wellhead and oil processing structures, it said.
The floating storage production and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Santos-led (ASX:STO) Barossa project is almost three quarters of the way there.
Saipem expects the offshore commissioning and start up of the FPU to take place in the fourth quarter of 2025.
One of those wells has been transferred to PTTEP for the Rotan NFE appraisal well, offshore Sabah. The drillship should begin this well in December 2023, with work taking 21 days.
According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Biparjoy is a cyclonic storm that risks damaging winds, "heavy rainfall, storm surge, rough seas, mudslides, and flash flooding".
Sapura Energy has also said its proposed restructuring would include a “white knight” investing 1.8 billion ringgits ($390mn) in the business.
Valeura is carrying out refurbishment work on the FPSO, worth $9mn. This is intended to ensure ongoing reliability and extend its class certification.
At the end of the quarter, Bumi Armada’s order book was 11.1 billion ringgits ($2.39bn). It has options for another 9.3bn ($2.01bn).
Keppel claimed $440mn plus interest for the first rig million and $269mn plus interest for the second rig. Awilco has warned that any ruling against the company could result in bankruptcy.
The deal is the most significant since Velesto struck a deal with Hess in November 2022.
Three crew members are missing from a Gabon-registered tanker that caught fire on Monday in the South China Sea, a Malaysian maritime enforcement agency official said on Tuesday.
The "Coanda" effect is used in jet aircraft and even F1 - now the shipping industry is using the laws of aerodynamics to tackle emissions.
On April 3, Sembcorp Marine reported that it had three consecutive years of pre-tax losses. It cut its losses in 2022 by 78% from the previous year, but still reported a full-year loss of S$261 million.
Seatrium is a combination of “sea” and “atrium”. The company had generated more than 1,000 names and whittled it down through a legal and linguistic screening.
Officials have recovered the body of the crew member and will return him to his family.
Thailand ordered its navy to join efforts to rescue an oil storage vessel operated by a unit of Chevron that was damaged earlier this week during a routine maintenance in the Gulf of Thailand.
Singapore shipbuilder Keppel is demanding more than £500m from the rig-less Aberdeen-headquartered drilling firm.
BW Offshore has signed an agreement for the sale of the BW Opportunity to an undisclosed third party, amid a series of planned vessel divestments.
Sembcorp Marine has acquired rival Keppel Offshore and Marine, creating a giant in the oil and gas and renewables shipbuilding industry.
Increasing EBITDA and reducing leverage “could enable a global refinancing of the company in 2024”, Schorn said. This “should ultimately accommodate dividend payments to shareholders".