Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR's Shipyard and British BP signed an agreement to construct a multipurpose vessel, Azernews reported on April 24.
Astrakhan based shipyard, the Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association (ASPO, part of Caspian Energy Group) on April 6 held a launching of jackup drilling rig Mercury, the Professional Union of Astrakhan shipbuilders and repairers said in its news release, Portnews.
Russian authorities greenlighted plans by oil giant Rosneft to begin production of Arctic seagoing vessels at two separate facilities, a senior official said on February 8, RIA Novosti has reported.
Seven workers were killed when an Indian oil tanker exploded and caught fire at a shipyard in east China's Zhejiang Province on January 28 morning, Xinhua has reported.
Siemens Energy has received an order for two complete electrical power generating stations, including Siemens’ "closed ring solution", for supplying offshore drilling rigs with electricity, the company reported in a news release.
The Russian government is reportedly highly dissatisfied with the way the United Shipbuilding Corportation is developing equipment for the offshore oil and gas industry and considers radical steps to change the situation.