Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM) customers with technologically advanced, integrated offshore well intervention packages. The companies say the alliance leverages each members' strengths to … [Read more...]

Edison Chouest Offshore Inks New Gulf of Mexico Alliance with BP

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) says it has inked a new 30-month agreement to extend its business alliance BP, the largest energy investor in deepwater Gulf of Mexico over the past decade. Chouest and BP have been in business together for over eight years, and the new alliance will continue to include Chouest affiliates ECO (vessel services), C-Port (multi-service terminal … [Read more...]

Ulstein Delivers ‘Island Venture’, Its Largest Construction Vessel to Date

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein has announced the delivery of its largest offshore construction vessel (OCV) to date, the Island Venture. The OCV was delivered this past Tuesday from Ulstein Verft. The vessel has a length 160 meters and a beam of 30 meters. The Island Venture is designed for operations such as IMR, ROV services, well intervention, and drilling. It … [Read more...]

Chevron to Lease Space at Edison Chouest’s Base in Brazil

SAO JOAO DA BARRA, Brazil, June 7 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp plans to sign a five-year agreement to lease berthing space for its vessels from U.S. oil service company Edison Chouest Offshore, Chouest's head of Brazilian operations Ricardo Chagas said on Tuesday. Chouest's 950-million-real ($275 million) base is located at Prumo Logistica's Port of Acu, on the northeast coast … [Read more...]