ExxonMobil awarded two contracts for work in its Julia field development in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Walker Ridge block.Oceaneering International will supply 14 miles of electro-hydraulic, steel tube umbilicals for hydraulic control fluids, chemicals, and electrical power signals in early 2015 to operate and monitor the subsea wells and manifold. A subsidiary of McDermott International will carry out an engineering, procurement, and construction contract including six subsea wells, one six-slot manifold, two umbilicals, six jumpers, two flowlines with two steel catenary risers, two subsea pump modules, and topsides support equipment beginning in the second quarter of 2015.

Nido Petroleum Philippines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nido Petroleum, was awarded a 12-month extension of Sub-Phase 6 of Service Contract 54A by the Philippine Department of Energy. The contract will allow the SC 54A joint venture time to complete engineering and field development studies offshore west Philippines before making a decision to enter Sub-Phase 7.

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, was awarded a contract by Totalfor the delivery management of the tension leg platform top tensioned riser (TTR) systems for its Moho Nord field development offshore Congo. The company will be responsible for the riser delivery management, including design finalization, procurement management, and inspection services for 17 production and water injection TTRs and one high-pressure drilling riser.

Aker Solutions won a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to supply a drilling equipment package a production platform at the Mariner field in the North Sea. The contract includes a complete topside equipment package and support services to DSME’s shipyard in South Korea. Delivery of the contract is expected to be completed in 2015.

Wison Offshore & Marine, a subsidiary of the Wison Group, was awarded a contract from China Oilfield Services to supply one 3,000 hp modular drilling rig for use on the Tsimin field in the GOM. Wison will perform the project management, procurement, production engineering, fabrication, load out, offshore installation, and commissioning of the modular drilling rig.


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