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Modiin updates estimates for Yam Hadera field

Jul 22, 2013

Modiin Energy LP has updated resource estimates for the Yam Hadera field off Israel. The best estimate of gross recoverable, prospective resources at Yam Hadera is 208MMbo (revised upwards from 133 MMbo) and 3.4 Tcf of natural gas (revised upwards from 1…

Addax Petroleum wins FPSO extension

Jul 22, 2013

BW Offshore has agreed an extension for FPSO Sendje Berge with Addax Petroleum Exploration Ltd. until the end of Q1 2014. The extension has been agreed to secure operational continuity while joint work to detail longer term program for investment and production is completed.

Magma opens new Aberdeen base

Jul 22, 2013

Oil & Gas UK chief executive, Malcolm Webb, has officially opened the new Aberdeen offices of oil and gas consultancy Magma Products. Magma, which provides specialist offshore commissioning and start-up services, has grown from a business…

Baker Hughes Introduces Well Count for US

Jul 19, 2013

Baker Hughes Inc.  has introduced the Baker Hughes Well Count, a new index that provides key U.S. onshore well count data. The proprietary count will be available on a quarterly basis.  The Baker Hughes Well Count is a natural extension of the Baker Hughes Rig Count…

Statoil's Gudrun production topsides sail to location on Saipem 7000

Jul 19, 2013

Statoil used the world’s second largest crane vessel, Saipem 7000, to lift and transport the 10,600-ton topsides module from Aibel’s shipyard in Haugesund, Norway on Wednesday, 17 July. Transit to the Gudrun field, in license area PL025 of the Norwegian North Sea…

Howco Group PLC invests in new equipment and machinery at three of its UK plants

Jul 18, 2013

Howco Group PLC, has invested over US$4.6 million in new equipment and machinery at three of its UK plants, with $2 million spent at its facility in Sheffield. The company’s two aerospace-standard heat treatment furnaces offer precise temperature control throughout the operating range…

Praxair Offshore Services Ltd. acquires Dominion Technology Gases Investment Ltd

Jul 18, 2013

Praxair Offshore Services Ltd. acquired Scotland-based Dominion Technology Gases Investment Ltd., supplier of diving, welding, industrial, laboratory and calibration gases, and associated equipment to the offshore oil and gas industry. Through its acquisition…

TAM International, Inc. opens a new office in Dubai

Jul 18, 2013

TAM International, Inc., an inflatable and swellable packers provider, opened a new office in Dubai to support the company’s growth in the Middle East. The office offers state-of-the-art technology and is in a centralized area, enabling customers…

Robbins & Myers adds three businesses to its NOV Mono division

Jul 18, 2013

After closing its US$2.5 billion acquisition of well-drilling equipment parts provider Robbins & Myers, Houston-based National Oilwell Varco (NOV) adds three more businesses to its NOV Mono division: Moyno Inc., Chemineer Inc., and Tarby Inc…

Foster Wheeler AG acquires NorthAm Engineering

Jul 18, 2013

Foster Wheeler AG has acquired Monterrey, Mexico-based NorthAm Engineering. NorthAm is one of the largest Mexican engineering and project management companies, specializing in upstream, offshore and onshore, downstream, and power projects…

Royal Boskalis Westminster and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin to establish a joint venture

Jul 18, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin (VolkerWessels) will establish a joint venture (JV) for carrying out offshore cable installation. Boskalis and VolkerWessels will each hold a 50% stake in Visser & Smit Marine Contracting…

Subsea 7 opens Global Pipeline Welding Development Centre

Jul 18, 2013

Subsea 7 opened its Global Pipeline Welding Development Centre (GPWDC), the result of a US$15.6 million investment in its operations base at Clydebank, Glasgow. The center will develop welding technology for global deployment. The GPWDC is…

SeaBird announces Caribbean contract for newest sesimic vessel

Jul 18, 2013

SeaBird Exploration Plc announced today that M/V Geo Pacific was awarded a new contract in the Caribbean. The work is estimated to require 63 days and the contract value is about US$12 million. M/V Geo Pacific is the latest vessel added to Seadrill's fleet…

Entrance and Egress

Jul 18, 2013

ABB appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, to succeed Joe Hogan as CEO, effective September 15. Marcio Rocha Mello, founder and CEO of Brazilian E&P firm HRT, has resigned his position…

Back to Basics with Offshore Installation Services President Mike Earlam

Jul 18, 2013

Mike Earlam joined Aberdeen-based Offshore Installation Services (OIS), an Aceton company, as president in April. OIS specializes in providing support for construction, maintenance, installation and decommissioning projects. As leader of OIS…

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