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OE Activity: 2017 / October

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 10:24

Exxon handover to Point approved

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has approved ExxonMobil’s handover of its operated fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) to Point Resources. The decision gives…
The Dubai subsidiary of Scottish energy industry equipment manufacturer and service provider Flowline Specialists has recently completed work on a major subsea umbilical, riser and…
Monday, 30 October 2017 10:32

Shareholders vote yes on DONG name change

DONG Energy A/S shareholders approved at an extraordinary general meeting today (30 October) the company changing its name to Ørsted A/S. The company is changing…
Monday, 30 October 2017 09:58

Swire, Siem sign vessel bareboat charter

Swire Seabed has signed a charter with Siem Offshore for up to three years bareboat of Siem vessel Siem Stingray. Siem Stingray, which will be…
Friday, 27 October 2017 04:58

Wison, GTT co-operate on LNG

Wison Offshore & Marine has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with LNG transport and containment system firm GTT work together on various LNG projects, including…
Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, announced today (26 October) that it has formed a strategic partnership with Kraken Robotics to integrate autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), acoustic and…
Boskalis subsidiary VBMS has signed a preferred bidder agreement for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWE) in…
Thursday, 26 October 2017 03:09

Aker BP, DeepOcean ink IMR framework agreement

Aker BP has awarded a contract to DeepOcean for subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) activities. The contract has a total market value of minimum…
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:53

ABB Turbo Systems acquires Tekomar

ABB Turbo Systems will acquire Swiss-based Tekomar Group, the company announced today. ABB said the by acquiring Tekomar, ABB will further develop Tekomar’s digital solution…
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:10

LQT wins TLP accommodation work

LQT Industries has been awarded the engineering and construction of a three story aluminum accommodations facility by a major oil and gas production company for…
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 03:13

Sparrows inks Dubai Petroleum contracts

Sparrows Group has won two crane contracts with Dubai Petroleum, one for maintenance services and the other for the delivery of rental cranes.    The…
Monday, 23 October 2017 11:08

Dynacon, Scantrol in AHC partnership

Forum Energy Technologies's Dynacon business line, a manufacturer of launch and recovery systems (LARS) and Scantrol, an Active Heave Compensation (AHC) control systems supplier, are…
Friday, 20 October 2017 12:49

AFGlobal acquires Amkin Technologies

AFGlobal has acquired the Axon pressure pump technology and product line from Amkin Technologies, a privately-held oilfield equipment and technology developer. The acquisition of the…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 03:29

Seanamic Group buys Flexlife

Seanamic Group has bought Aberdeen based flexible pipelines and umbilicals integrity management firm Flexlife. Seanamic was founded in 2014, and has since added Caley Ocean…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 01:12

Wood wins LNG export facility FEED

The Honghua Group Limited has awarded a $12 million front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to Wood for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) platform development in…
Friday, 13 October 2017 03:56

UWA, ITF join forces to tackle hydrates

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading a joint industry project (JIP), supported by the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), to provide industry with a…
Weatherford International has been awarded a contract for plug and abandonment (P&A) services by Repsol Norge. The work will start this month and is estimated…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 03:39

New UK North Sea workforce numbers revealed

A new report into the UK North Sea oil and gas industry work force shows jobs have dropped to 302,000 from 460,000 in 2014, with…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 03:16

Fugro divests trenching and cable lay business

Global Marine Group has agreed to acquire Fugro’s trenching and cable lay services business for about US$73 million in shares. The acquisition of Fugro’s trenching…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 11:34

Shell funds 4Subsea Brazil program

4Subsea has been awarded a Shell-funded contract to support COPPE, the center for engineering research and education at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).…
Monday, 09 October 2017 09:47

BiSN in US$2.6 million expansion

BiSN announced the expansion of its corporate headquarters with a US$2.6 million (£2million) investment. Based in Warrington, the £2million premises will see BiSN expand into…
Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH), a nonprofit charitable organization comprised of volunteers devoted to providing assistance to oilfield workers in financial crisis, has set funds aside…
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has now opened entries for the 32nd Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA). The OAAs were launched during last…