Yinson taps UAE player for FPSO upgrade work

The UAE-headquartered marine and offshore services provider Drydocks World Dubai, a part of DP World, has inked a deal with Malaysia’s FPSO operator Yinson to upgrade a floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which will operate for Enauta offshore Brazil. Drydocks … Read More

Prosafe revealed as winner of yet another Petrobras tender

Offshore accommodation rig provider Prosafe has been declared the winner of yet another bidding process launched by Petrobras for the provision of the Safe Eurus semi-submersible unit for safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil. Prosafe revealed on Wednesday it has … Read More

Kongsberg to furnish Brazil-bound FPSO with electrical and control equipment

Norwegian maritime technology group Kongsberg Maritime has inked a deal with Malaysian FPSO operator Yinson to deliver electrical and control technologies for a floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which will operate for Petrobras off Brazil, upon completion. Kongsberg … Read More

Petrobras unveils plans to invest $16 bln in ‘largest revitalization project in the offshore industry worldwide’

Brazilian oil and gas giant Petrobras has revealed its intention to invest $16 billion in the Campos Basin revitalization project, planning to install three new FPSOs and interconnect more than 100 oil rigs over the next five years. The company has … Read More

BW Energy secures ‘near-perfect fit’ FPSO to unlock oil from Brazilian field

E&P company BW Energy has decided to proceed with the Maromba development project, located offshore Brazil, and signed an agreement to buy the laid-up FPSO Polvo from BW Offshore for a price tag of $50 million with a plan to … Read More

Prosafe declared lucky winner of Petrobras tender

Offshore accommodation provider Prosafe has been declared the winner of a bidding process for a four-year contract by Petrobras in Brazil. Prosafe revealed on Friday that the contract is the provision of the Safe Notos semi-submersible vessel for safety and … Read More

Japanese partners invest in another SBM Offshore FPSO

Dutch FPSO operator SBM Offshore has divested a minority interest in the FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão project, the second one this year, to two Japanese partners. On 30 November 2021, SBM Offshore signed contracts with Petrobras for the 22.5 years … Read More

Helix and Trident agree on contract extension for decommissioning services

Helix Energy Solution has secured a one-year contract extension with Trident Energy for field decommissioning services offshore Brazil. The project, located in the Pampo and Enchova Clusters in the Campos Basin, is expected to commence late this year for a period … Read More

ExxonMobil kicks off drilling ops in Brazil with Seadrill drillship

U.S. oil and gas major ExxonMobil has started drilling an exploration well on the Cutthroat prospect, located in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin off Brazil, using one of the Seadrill-owned ultra-deepwater drillships. Enauta, whose subsidiary Enauta Energia holds 30 per cent working interest … Read More

Petrobras and Yinson firm up FPSO deal worth over $5 billion

Following a letter of intent last November, Brazil’s Petrobras and Malaysia’s Yinson have signed the contracts for the chartering and provision of FPSO services for the Parque das Baleias Integrated Project, to be installed in the Jubarte field offshore Brazil. … Read More