Friday, May 8, 2015

Helix ESG’s Q5000 Delivered from Jurong Shipyard [IMAGES]

Helix ESG accepted delivery of the Q5000 from Jurong Shipyard this week following sea trials. This DP3 well intervention rig is an upgraded version of its smaller, yet hugely successful sibling, the...

May 8, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Helix Q4000

Shell Signs Long Term Contract for Helix ESG’s Q4000

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has entered into a new multi-year contract with Shell to provide well intervention services in the U.S. Gulf of...

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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Helix ESG Announces Management Changes

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that effective May 11, 2015, Cliff Chamblee will retire after 36 years in the offshore services business and will resign...

March 17, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015

Helix ESG’s Contract with BP Shifts to the Right

Due for delivery from Jurong Shipyard in May, Helix ESG’s new well intervention semi-submersible Q5000 was poised to head into a 5-year contract with BP by the third quarter of 2015, however...

February 27, 2015
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Helix ESG’s Seawell to Get Major Upgrade at Damen’s Vlissingen Yard

Helix ESG’s light well intervention/dive support vessel MSV Seawell will be back up on blocks next month at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for a major upgrade.  The ship had been drydocked and repairs...

November 25, 2014
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
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Helix ESG’s Q4000 Damaged After Collision With Supply Vessel [PHOTOS]

Early Saturday morning, a source tells gCaptain the offshore supply vessel Odyssea Courage collided with the semi-submersible well intervention rig Q4000, taking out one of its 70 person lifeboats. Literally, one...

November 16, 2014
Total Views: 59

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Helix Q4000

Helix Shares Advance on Higher Margins and Fleet Utilization

Shares of subsea contractor HelixESG (NYSE:HLX) jumped over 10 percent this week after the company reported an extremely solid second quarter as a result of high utilization of their global...

July 24, 2014
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Cal Dive Sells Shallow Water Diving Fleet

Cal Dive has come a long way since its founders pioneered mixed gas diving in California’s offshore oilfields back in the early 1960s at incredible risk to their own personal safety....

June 3, 2014
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Saturday, March 29, 2014
Helix ESG Producer I FPU

Helix’ Floating Production Unit Loses Power in Gulf of Mexico Resulting in Emergency Disconnect

The Helix Producer 1 (HP-1), a former Baltic Sea train ferry, now floating production unit in the Gulf of Mexico, was forced to hit the emergency disconnect button and shut-in...

March 29, 2014
Total Views: 157

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Helix Inks Petrobas Contracts

Houston-based Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE: HLX) announced Tuesday that it has inked agreements with Petrobras to provide well intervention services offshore Brazil.

February 11, 2014
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Helix Q4000

Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard Firms Contract to Build Q7000 Well Intervention Rig for Helix

Sembcorp Marine on Thursday said it has secured a $346 million contract to build a second semisubmersible well intervention rig for Helix Energy Solutions Group at the companies Jurong Shipyard in Singapore.

September 12, 2013
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Helix Q4000

Capitalizing on a Booming Well Intervention Market, Helix ESG Orders the Q7000

Houston-based deepwater well intervention firm, Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX), has announced their plans to build the Q7000, their second newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel.  Considering their extremely positive second...

July 30, 2013
Total Views: 5

Friday, January 4, 2013
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Newly Streamlined Helix ESG Looks Like a Ripe Deep Water Takeover Play

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. is turning into a takeover target after streamlining the company to focus on its expanding operations for offshore oil-well support. The Houston-based company agreed last month to...

January 4, 2013
Total Views: 5

Friday, December 14, 2012
Helix Producer FPU

Helix Energy Solutions Group Sells Offshore Production Business for $610 Million

Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE: HLX) announced yesterday they are now a pure-play offshore invention and robotics company after having sold off their oil and gas production subsidiary, Energy Resource Technology GOM (ERT),...

December 14, 2012
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
helix 534 well intervention vessel

The 534 is No Longer Retired, Helix ESG Awarded New Contracts for the 37 Year Old Ship

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has been awarded its initial customer contractual commitments for the Helix 534.   Built in 1975 at Japan’s Mitsui shipyard, she’s...

November 13, 2012
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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A Day in the Life of Keith Schultz, Captain of Helix ESG’s Q4000 Well Intervention Rig

Captain Keith Schultz wakes up every morning on board the Q4000 with a long day ahead of him. Much more than just sailing the vessel safely throughout the Gulf of Mexico, Schultz’s...

October 30, 2012
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Helix ESG’s Seawell, a 25-Year Old Offshore Workhorse, and Still Going Strong

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc’s well intervention vessel Seawell pioneered the well intervention industry when she first entered North Sea service as a diving support vessel, and has since built a track...

September 12, 2012
Total Views: 55

Monday, August 20, 2012
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Caribbean Nations Come Together for Conference on Offshore Deepwater Spill Response

HOUSTON – Caribbean nations will come together for the first time to specifically address emergency response protocols for offshore deepwater drilling activities at the One Caribbean – One Response conference...

August 20, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
helix plet installation

Helix’s EXPRESS Commences Subsea Installation Work Offshore Israel [IMAGES]

After wrapping up her deepest work ever at ENI’s Devil’s Tower Southwest project in the Gulf of Mexico, and another subsequent pipelay project in the same region, Helix ESG’s Express pipelay vessel...

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 17

Monday, May 7, 2012
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The First Ship-Shaped Production Unit in the Gulf of Mexico – Helix ESG’s “Producer I” [IMAGES]

Following a few busy days at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston last week, Helix Energy Solutions group invited me on a tour of the Helix Producer I, the first...

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 87