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Production efficiency guidelines launched

Jul 19, 2017

Industry guidelines designed to boost production efficiency in the UK Continental Shelf have been published by Oil & Gas UK. Between 2004-2012, the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) faced the significant challenge of a sustained decline in levels of production efficiency (PE)…

Baker Hughes stockholders approve merger

Jun 30, 2017

Baker Hughes stockholders voted 99% to approve its merger with GE Oil & Gas, the company announced today (30 June). The company says that shares voted at the meeting represent approximately 86% of Baker Hughes' shares outstanding as of the record date for the meeting…

GE opens Ghana facility

Mar 22, 2017

GE Oil & Gas opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, that will be the primary service center for its deepwater offshore projects in Ghana. The facility has a 1600sq m indoor test area with capability for testing three subsea trees (XTs) simultaneously…

Shell eyes GoM composite HP spool

Feb 27, 2017

Dutch technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas has been awarded a qualification program from Shell for a high-pressure, deepwater thermocomposite pipe (TCP) jumper spool. Its first application is anticipated in the Gulf of Mexico region. The TCP jumper spool will be manufactured using carbon fibre…

Oil & Gas UK guidelines to simplify subsea development

Feb 03, 2017

Oil & Gas UK has launched new guidelines, aimed at simplifying subsea developments. Realizing the potential of the North Sea’s “small pool” reserves could be helped by its guidelines, Oil & Gas UK says.   The launch follows a call…

GE Oil & Gas inks Indonesia subsea tree work

Jan 31, 2017

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract with Premier Oil Indonesia, for subsea trees and wellheads for the Bison, Iguana and Gajah Puteri (BIGP) fields, in the Natuna Sea. The scope covers subsea trees and wellheads, rental tools and…

Chevron, Conoco execs join Oil & Gas UK board

Jan 27, 2017

Oil & Gas UK has elected Greta Lydecker from Chevron Upstream Europe, and UK ConocoPhillips President Terri King, to its board of directors. Lydecker, managing director, Chevron Upstream Europe, and King, president, UK ConocoPhillips…

Oil & Gas UK publishes drone guide

Jan 06, 2017

A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones - has been published by Oil & Gas UK. The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines were developed by a work group set up by the trade body…

Oil & Gas UK names 4 new board members

Oct 04, 2016

Oil & Gas UK (Oil & Gas UK) appointed four new members to its board. Cory L. Loegering, region vice president and managing director for Apache North Sea; Robin Allan, Premier Oil’s director, North Sea and Exploration; and Bill Dunnett…

GE inks FPSO deal with MODEC

Sep 06, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has signed a major agreement with MODEC, an owner/operator and engineering, procurement, construction and installation general contractor of floating production systems including floating production storage and offloading (FPSO)…

GE inks ONGC subsea deal

Aug 23, 2016

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC), awarded a multimillion dollar contract to GE Oil & Gas to provide an estimated 55 subsea wellheads (SG5) over the next three years for ONGC’s offshore drilling campaign, in shallow to medium waters offshore India…

Premier Oil awards GE Anoa field decommissioning

Aug 16, 2016

GE Oil & Gas subsidiary, PT. VetcoGray Indonesia, has been awarded a field decommissioning contract with Premier Oil Indonesia, to support the shut-down of four subsea wells in the Anoa field, offshore Indonesia.  The deal will see GE…

NOV, GE enter FPSO pact

Jul 07, 2016

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) and GE Oil & Gas entered into an agreement to collaborate on delivering integrated solutions for floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. Image from GE…

GE wins Johan Sverdrup order

Jun 02, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has won a surface wellhead and Xmas tree equipment and services contract from Statoil for its Johan Sverdrup project in the North Sea. GE Oil & Gas will manufacture, deliver and install its standardized surface wellhead and…

Airborne TCP FMECA for Libra

May 16, 2016

The Libra consortium has invited Airborne Oil & Gas to perform a failure mode, effect and criticality assessment (FMECA) for a TCP (thermoplastic composite pipe) Riser that could be used at the giant Libra field offshore Brazil. The request…

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