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MAY 2013

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offshore oil &ocean engineering InterMoor to Construct Service Base at Açu Superport in Brazil complex, including offshore support, marine fuel, drilling pipes and fexible risers. It has 2 million square meters of property designated for the installation of offshore support industries. InterMoor (Houston, Texas) has a construction license to build facilities at the new industrial complex of Açu Superport located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Construction of the service base started in April. The facility will be built on a 52,300 square-meter plot. InterMoor will provide services for oil and gas clients and contractors operating in Brazil. InterMoor intends to maintain the health, safety, environment and security industry standards. The Açu Superport venture is designed to handle up to 350 million tons of cargo each year. It is among the world's largest ports and is the largest multimodal industrial port venture in Latin America. The superport has an offshore terminal (TX1) along with the TX2 onshore terminal that jointly offer up to 47 berths with a minimum of 10 meters of water depth and a 17-kilometer pier. TX2 will land and ship goods from a range of industries within the industrial the 12 months after the date of signing. Statoil has participated in several exploration efforts over the last few years that include offshore discoveries in Norway, Tanzania and Brazil. The Zafar-Mashal structures are located about 100 kilometers offshore, south of Baku. Exxon Mobil to Explore Offshore Liberia Statoil, SOCAR sign MoU For New Caspian Acreage Statoil (Stavanger, Norway) and the State Oil Co. of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) located in Baku, Azerbaijan, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop the Zafar-Mashal structures in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The agreement was signed in Baku by Rovnag Abdullayev, president and CEO of SOCAR, and Helge Lund, CEO of Statoil. During his visit, Helge Lund also met with the president of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, to discuss the MoU and Statoil's role in the energy sector in Azerbaijan. The MoU defnes the framework for exploring opportunities, conducting negotiations and agreeing on key commercial principles and terms during Exxon Mobil Corp. (Irving, Texas) announced that its Liberian affliate has acquired from Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. (COPL), based in Calgary, Canada, 80 percent interest in Liberia Block 13 (LB-13). The block comprises more than 2,500 square kilometers offshore Liberia in water depths ranging from 75 to 3,000 meters. Exxon Mobil Exploration and Production Liberia Ltd. and COPL received fnal approval of the transaction from the Liberia national legislature and Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The transaction closed in April. Exxon Mobil is the operator of LB13. COPL now has 20 percent interest in LB-13. Exxon Mobil plans to open its venture offce in Monrovia, Liberia, to be- "Your search for ferrous metals begins with Fishers Proton Mags" -Jack Fisher, President Diver Mag 1 "Fishers Diver Mag 1 and boat towed Proton 4 magnetometers give the best cost/performance ratio of any mag on the market today. They are the ultimate detectors for iron and steel targets with a 1,500 foot detection range for large targets. An altimeter is available as well as boat tracking and PC display software." Proton 4 mag Metal Detector for Iron and Steel Steel Only $12,995 Diver Held Mag $8,995 Call for a free catalog or visit our web site: jwfishers.com CT-1 MC-1 Mini Camera $2,045 Cable Tracker with Signal Injector $14,495 Pulse 8X ROVs Side Scans Hand Held Metal Detector $2,150 Scan-650 Scanning sonar $19,995 $19,995 $6,995 1953 County St., E. Taunton, MA 02718 USA • (800)822-4744 (508)822-7330 • FAX: (508)880-8949 • email: jwfishers@aol.com • www.jwfishers.com 70 st / MAY 2013 www.sea-technology.com

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