Gulf Of Thailand News

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Shearwater Kicks Off Survey for KrisEnergy

over a large prospective area in the southwest portion of the concession area, which has been sparsely explored by old 2D seismic lines, to improve data quality over the prospective trend in the western section of Cambodia Block A.Cambodia Block A covers an area of 3,083 square kilometers in the Gulf of Thailand over the Khmer Basin, approximately 150 kilometers offshore Cambodia where water depths range between 50 and 80 metres.KrisEnergy and the Cambodian government signed a petroleum agreement for Block a on in August 2017. KrisEnergy holds 95% working interest in Cambodia Block A with 5% held by

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STATS Group Earns the Subsea Pipeline Projects Award

equipment suitable for the subsea hot tapping and isolation market, recognizing the potential and scale of this market.   “During this time STATS has completed four international subsea pipeline repair projects in a range of pipeline sizes, in the South China Sea, East China Sea, Gulf of Thailand and Gulf of Mexico.   “We are delighted to be recognized by the Pipeline Industries Guild for our achievements in this field and the award is recognition to the commitment of the STATS team in introducing the BISEP to the subsea pipeline market.   STATS Group sales director

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New Offshore Decommissioning Barge

. The aim was to develop a viable and cost-effective alternative to conventional ‘reverse installation’ through the use of heavy lift crane barges for the removal of the topsides and jackets. The focus being the removal of 90-100 of PTTEP’s minimum facilities platform assets in the Gulf of Thailand, which have topside weights up to 800 tonnes and jacket dry weight up to 1000 tonnes.  “By developing this time and cost-saving solution, we hope to create a wider awareness among contractors within the region in order that they may adopt similar methods in the removal of multi -platform

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New Offshore Oil Investments Needed to Avoid Shortages -Hess

and demand should help prices rebound, Hess Chief Operating Officer Greg Hill said at an energy conference at Rice University's Baker Institute.   "The world is going to have to invest in more than shale," said Hill, whose company has projects in offshore Guyana, Gulf of Mexico, and Gulf of Thailand. Expanded offshore production "will play a critical role in avoiding another supply shock."   U.S. shale production, which is up 29 percent so far this year benefiting from greater efficiencies and lower service costs, has largely frustrated efforts by the Organization of the

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Proserv Secures Decommissioning Work in Asia Pacific

Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have been awarded by Premier Oil in Indonesia; Chevron, through Baker Hughes, in the Gulf of Thailand; BHP, through Fugro, in Western Australia and by PCPP Operating Company, through Sapura Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.   As part of the project work-scopes, Proserv will provide abrasive cutting, cold cutting and dredging services using its wide portfolio of field-proven products

Merlin WR 200 Work class ROV

IKM Subsea Singapore Inks ROV Contract with Solstad

Solstad Offshore in Singapore has recently awarded IKM Subsea Singapore a service contract to provide ROV services onboard on the DLB Norce Endeavour for construction support projects offshore in Thailand (hat-trick award from 2015). The barge will be mobilized in Singapore and will be working in the Gulf of Thailand for various clients.    IKM Subsea will provide the Merlin WR 200 Work class ROV together with the required tooling’s to execute the project which consist of numerous platform and Pipelines installation coupled with dive support for Subsea tie-in and commissioning.   &ldquo

The ultraHT-rated electronics in the PowerDrive ICE RSS and TeleScope ICE service were fully functional after 2,000 hours of testing at more than 200 degC (392 degF).

Schlumberger Unveils UltraHT Drilling Technologies

mitigation in harsh drilling conditions. Both technologies include integrated ceramic electronics (ICE) and multichip modules that are specifically designed and ruggedized for hostile downhole environments. The technologies have been field tested in the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand. PEMEX ran the PowerDrive ICE RSS to correct trajectory of a packed BHA that veered off track in highly abrasive formations. The RSS delivered the well and increased ROP 16% compared with the previous record in this field, saving PEMEX nine operating days and USD 1.35 million. In the Gulf

Chalermchai Mahagitsiri, Chief Executive Officer of Mermaid

Mermaid Commended for Safety

an estimated contractual value of USD 8 million. In addition, Mermaid’s Thailand unit was presented with a health, safety and the environment award by an international fabrication and installation contractor whose end customer is a major internationalupstream oil and gas operator in the Gulf of Thailand. The award was presented to Mermaid for successfully achieving eight years and seven million man hours of offshore operations without a day away from work incident. 1This period covers Mermaid’s services for this customer since 2006 to 2013. Furthermore, the successful completion of

Mermaid Wins Subsea Contract in Gulf of Thailand

  Mermaid has secured a 2-year contract for its dive support vessel, ‘Mermaid Commander’, to provide subsea construction support in the Gulf of Thailand for a repeat international fabrication and installation contractor whose end customer is a major international upstream oil and gas operator. The contract has an estimated value of USD 50 million. The 2-year contract will be for subsea construction and will be performed using saturation diving and will include the installation of numerous spool pieces, risers, wyes, tees, etc. Additional services include the provision of a remotely

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