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Suspected virus outbreak on Heather Alpha

by on November 21, 2012 4:45 pm GMT
EnQuest’s Heather Alpha platform in the UK North Sea has launched a down-man of the platform after a suspected outbreak of the norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, platform operator Petrofac has confirmed.Three workers have been quarantined and placed in isolation on the platform 100 miles northeast

Fairfield gets teeth into Darwin

by on October 25, 2012 7:40 am GMT
Drilling was started this week by Diamond Offshore semi-submersible Ocean Nomad, which has been hired to drill the first two wells, with Transocean unit John Shaw lined up for the third on the acreage in the northern North Sea, about 130 kilometres north-east of the Shetland Islands.Fairfield said

BP hands Subsea 7 $300m contract extension

by on October 12, 2012 7:32 am GMT
The contract covers subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services for the fields, which lie west of the Shetland Islands.The contract extension runs from 2013 until 2017 and is valued at about $300 million.Subsea 7 said, under the terms of the contract, its Subsea Viking multi-purpose support vessel would provide

Subsea 7 gets $300 million contract extension with BP in North Sea

by on October 12, 2012 2:07 am GMT
Subsea 7 gets $300 million contract extension with BP in North SeaBY DOMINIC CHOPPING   Norwegian seabed to surface engineering contractor Subsea 7 said  that BP has extended its contract for subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services for the Foinaven and Schiehallion fields west of the Shetland Islands, in a deal