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Polarcus Awarded Middle East Project

Marine geophysical firm Polarcus Limited announced it has won a contract from Dubai Petroleum Establishment for a combined towed streamer and ocean bottom node (OBN) 3D seismic acquisition and processing project in the Middle East.The project will commence in the first quarter of 2019 and run for approximately three months. The towed streamer seismic will be acquired by the vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov. The OBN acquisition services for the project will be provided by fellow seismic data acquisition company SAE Exploration.Polarcus said the core of its fleet is heavily booked in the first quarter of 2019

Offshore inspection for Dubai Petroleum. Photo: Cyberhawk

Dubai Petroleum & Offshore Autonomous Inspection

As part of a framework agreement with Dubai Petroleum, Cyberhawk was appointed to inspect more than 350 risers on 63 offshore platforms. The inspection took only one month to complete, followed by the production of over 90 detailed engineering inspection reports.   The rationale behind Dubai Petroleum’s use of UAVs was to quickly complete detailed inspections of all their risers. Risers are traditionally a difficult area of an offshore platform to inspect; in the under deck and the splash zone, options for access, such as abseiling or scaffolding, are limited, extremely time consuming and

ISS Inks Service Pact with Technip

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and Techniphave signed a contract to provide marine agency services and logistics for the Rashid C project in the Middle East. Currently under offshore execution by Technip for Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE), ISS will provide a range of services for the Rashid C project including port agency, crew transfer, visa assistance and cargo services.  ISS’ support for offshore logistics is expected to run throughout the rest of 2015 and into the first quarter of 2016 including a dedicated marine operations team member based at Technip’s operations

SPE Awards DNV GL For Its Contribution To Asset Integrity

has set up the awards to recognise companies and individuals who have achieved an outstanding level of asset integrity performance. The winners were assessed by a panel comprising all ADNOC Group companies and prominent organisations in the region including Saudi Aramco, Kuwait Oil Company, PDO and Dubai Petroleum. “DNV GL was chosen by the Steering Committee based on its exemplary work in the Middle East in the area of asset integrity management. DNV GL has distinguished itself through its high standards and uncompromising attention to quality,” said Akram Elbadiich of National Drilling

UAE Fateh File Map: Image credit 2H Offshore

Dubai Petroleum Install 2H Offshore Tripod Platform

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, was appointed by Dubai Petroleum (DP) to deliver an intensive, fast track design of an ultra-lightweight conductor supported tripod platform, which has now been installed. The tripod platform, known as T-02, has been successfully installed in the Fateh field, offshore Dubai in 50m water depth. The platform consists of a minimal topside and subsea structure and hosts an exploration well during an upcoming drilling and well test campaign. As part of the T-02 platform project, 2H Offshore investigated a wide range of development options to facilitate the exploration

Global 1201: Photo courtesy of Technip

Substantial Middle East Subsea Contract for Technip

Technip say they have been awarded a contract by Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE) covering the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the Jalilah B field development project, located nearly 90 kilometers offshore Dubai (United Arab Emirates, UAE), at water depth reaching 60 meters. Technip’s scope of work consists of the construction and installation of the Jalilah B platform, a 900-ton deck, a 500-ton jacket, as well as 13 new risers(2) on existing platforms. It also includes the installation of 110 kilometers of pipelines ranging from 6 to 24 inches in diameter.

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