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OE Activity: 2015 / October

Following a period of competitive tender, industrial services company Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a contract for the provision of fabric maintenance and associated…
Thursday, 29 October 2015 15:19

Pacific Drilling rescinds Zonda contract

Pacific Drilling announced that it has exercised its right to rescind the construction contract for ultra-deepwater drillship Pacific Zonda due to the failure by Samsung…
Thursday, 29 October 2015 09:24

Jumbo delivers McDermott modules

Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Jumbo Vision transported subsea pump modules for McDermott International from the OneSubsea facility in Horsoy, Norway to Ingleside, Texas this month. The…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 13:00

Keppel FELS delivers jackup to ADC

Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) delivered the ARABDRILL 70 jackup rig to Arabian Drilling (ADC).  ARABDRILL 70…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 12:16

Badger Explorer technology in development

Badger Explorer and the University of Glasgow, supported by the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), will collaborate on the development of the Badger Explorer…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:34

Atwood, Mubadala extend contract

Houston-based Atwood Oceanics, announced that one of its subsidiaries had agreed to a nine-month extension and rate adjustment to its existing contract with Southeast Asia's…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:17

Ashtead invests in underwater technology

  Image: Chris Echols/Ashtead Technology Ashtead Technology invested more than US$300,000 in the latest generation of visual inspection tools for deep sea exploration. The investment…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:16

Eni sells Saipem stake

Italian giant Eni has sold 12.5% interest in its subsidiary Saipem, to Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) in a move that is expected to enhance Eni’s…
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 09:53

FMC develops subsea technology

FMC Technologies has developed and patented a technology to replace the orbital welding process used to connect small bore hydraulic tubing used in subsea equipment…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:12

Galp gains operatorship off Africa

Galp Energia entered into an agreement with the Government of São Tomé and Príncipe, and Kosmos Energy for the award of Block 6 offshore São…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 11:46

Deep Sea Mooring bags Lundin gig

Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) has been awarded a three-year contract with Lundin Norway to provide services and products supporting Lundin’s activities on the…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 10:48

GE Marine upgrades Egypt training facility

  Image: crane simulator in Egypt/GE Marine In 2012, the AAST-GE DP Center was established through a joint effort between GE and the Arab Academy…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 09:36

Bureau Veritas to class Yamal LNG carriers

International classification society Bureau Veritas announced it will class the series of Arctic-capable LNG carriers that will be built in Korea's DSME yard to service…
Monday, 26 October 2015 13:05

Unique Group acquires Oceanwide

  Image: Oceanwide S.a.S. selfpropelled hyperbaric lifeboat/Unique Group Unique Group, an integrated subsea and offshore solution provider, has acquired Oceanwide Safety at Sea in a…
Monday, 26 October 2015 10:35

Sandvik opens South American facility

  Image: Sandvik Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, has announced the opening of its…
Bestobell Marine, a manufacturer of cryogenic valves, has secured an order for its cryogenic globe and check valves for the second LNG carrier in the…
Monday, 26 October 2015 09:02

QGEP, Shell sign COSA

QGEP Participações has announced that Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção has signed a Crude Oil Sales Agreement (COSA) with Shell Western Supply and Trading for…
Monday, 26 October 2015 04:34

Dong picks DeepOcean for cable installation

Dong Energy has awarded a contract for the provision of cable installation and trenching work for its Race Bank offshore wind farm to DeepOcean. Offshore…
Monday, 26 October 2015 04:09

Proserv wins Johan Sverdrup contract

UK-based energy services company Proserv has secured a £1.6 million plus contract to provide topside control equipment at one of the largest field discoveries on…
Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:02

EMGS gets Malaysia extension

Electromagnetic Geoservices EMGS signed a US$7 million contract extension with an oil company in Malaysia. The vessel BOA Thalassa commenced the extension of the survey…
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:25

Damen, Delta Marine construct new vessel design

  Image: RSV 3315 artist's design/Damen Shipyards Group The close working relationship between Delta Marine and the Damen Shipyards Group has produced a new vessel…
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 02:54

EMEC inks Chinese agreement

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based in Orkney, Scotland, has strengthened its ties with China having signed a Memorandum of Understanding with organizations based…
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 02:50

Halliburton, CGG collaborate

Landmark, a Halliburton business line and provider of software for the upstream oil and gas industry, and French geoscience firm CGG, today announced a geosciences…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 12:29

EMAS secures Africa, Asia contracts

EMAS Offshore secured additional options for extensions on an existing contract, as well as new awards for charters with an oil major and independent oil…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 07:03

Asset integrity under focus

Low oil prices and demands for industry wide efficiencies are driving the need to make the most of offshore oil and gas assets. On 27…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 03:22

TRIYARDS profits boost

Singapore’s fabrication and engineering service provide TRIYARDS Holdings made a 59% year-on-year jump in net attributable profit to US$8.4 million in the fourth quarter, driven…
Monday, 19 October 2015 09:47

TGS completes 25% of Gigante seismic

TGS announced that it has acquired 46,500km (25%) of the 186,000km 2D seismic project, Gigante.  The survey is being acquired with four Seabird vessels and…
Monday, 19 October 2015 02:46

Gemini foundations installed in record time

Van Oord has completed the installation of the 150th foundation at the Gemini Wind Park in a record time of 3.5 months. On the 1…
Thursday, 15 October 2015 10:58

IMarEST offers free student membership

The Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST) will be offering free student membership to all students (undergraduate and postgraduate), cadets and apprentices for…
Thursday, 15 October 2015 10:09

KNOT acquires Ingrid Knutsen

KNOT Offshore Partners announced that it has completed its acquisition of the ownership interests in the company that owns and operates the shuttle tanker Ingrid…
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