Harvey Gulf signed an agreement with Bee Mar LLC to purchase all of Bee Mar's vessels and assets.
The purchase will include 10 offshore supply vessels, which will increase Harvey Gulf's fleet to a total of 32 vessels – with 24 deepwater, new generation, offshore support vessels and eight deepwater towing vessels.
Upon closing, Harvey Gulf will have operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, Mozambique, Africa, Israel and Saudi Arabia.
The disappointment at Hassa-1 comes after Exxon said in November its crude discovery at the Tanager-1 well in the Kaieteur block was not financially viable on its own.
In a separate statement, TNOG owner Heirs Holdings said it had taken a 45% stake in the field, acquiring the stakes of Shell, Total and Eni.
The oil and gas rig count rose 13 to 373 in the week to Jan. 15, its highest since May, according to Baker Hughes Co.