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OE Activity: 2017 / March

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:49

Fugro inks Guyana training pact

Fugro entered a strategic alliance with Ground Structures Engineering Consultants to facilitate training for Guyanese citizens and support local economic development. Image of Charles Ceres…
Schlumberger has opened a new purpose-built Production Technologies Center of Excellence aimed at solving customers’ global challenges related to oil and gas production chemistry, particularly…
McDermott Middle East launched a specialized on-the-job graduate training program exclusively for students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). McDermott KSA graduates. Image from…
Monday, 27 March 2017 13:18

MacGregor opens VR training facility

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy for customers. It specializes in advanced simulation…
Wintershall has received consent from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Deepsea Stavanger semisubmersible to drill six production wells on the Maria field.…
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden is to speak at the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore Europe 2017, which is being held in Aberdeen from…
Wood Group has been awarded a US$50 million contract with Premier Oil, to deliver topside operations and maintenance services to the Balmoral floating production vessel…
Friday, 24 March 2017 05:09

ITF, OGIC offer funding for innovations

The UK's Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and support the development of innovations which…
Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC), for cooperation in…
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 10:56

BV acquires MAC

Bureau Veritas (BV) has acquired Marine Assurance & Consulting (MAC).  Based in Aberdeen, MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well…
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 08:48

GE opens Ghana facility

GE Oil & Gas opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, that will be the primary service center for its deepwater offshore projects in…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:05

Repsol inks Solstad vessel contract

Solstad Offshore signed a contract with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK for hire of the Normand Jarstein construction service vessel for a period of 90 days…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 09:58

Semco bags Maersk North Sea deal

Semco Maritime has signed its largest contract with Maersk Oil and Gas to date for manpower to the operations in the North Sea. “The contract,…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 04:25

CGG completes Philippines project

French geoscience firm CGG has completed its processing of geoscience data on the Carabao multi-client study, acquired offshore the Philippines. The study integrates more than…
Semco Maritime and Skipavika enter into strategic agreement on service preparedness for all rigs at the port facility Skipavika Terminal near Bergen. The agreement also…
Friday, 10 March 2017 09:41

DOF inks UKCS mooring gig

DOF Subsea has been awarded a contract in the Atlantic region for the mooring installation of a floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) unit on…
Industry doyen Sir Ian Wood has kicked-off a new campaign ahead of SPE Offshore Europe 2017 to encourage previous and future visitors, exhibitors and speakers…
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:14

Motive Offshore expands to Dundee Port

Motive Offshore Group has expanded its business with a six figure investment in a quayside fabrication facility in Dundee Port. After successfully negotiating with the…
Friday, 03 March 2017 12:14

Subsea Global Solutions acquires All-Sea

Subsea Global Solutions (SGS), a portfolio company of Denver-based private equity firm Lariat Partners, has acquired All-Sea Underwater Solutions (All-Sea), enabling the company to provide…
Friday, 03 March 2017 03:41

Nexen uses Plexus for HPHT well

North Sea producer Nexen Petroleum has awarded Plexus Holdings a one-well order for the high-pressure Glengorm exploration well in the Central North Sea.   Nexen,…
Polarcus has secured another extension for its 3D marine seismic project in South America. The original award, announced on 15 December 2015, was awarded by…