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OE Activity: 2017 / July

Monday, 31 July 2017 09:12

SeaBird, TGS ink vessel deal

SeaBird Exploration signed an option agreement with TGS Nopec to provide up to 600 vessel days of seismic services. The deal offers TGS access to…
Monday, 31 July 2017 05:00

Decom focus at SPE Offshore Europe

Decommissioning will be a special focus at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 with a range of expert speakers announced as part of the plenary and new…
Monday, 31 July 2017 03:14

DeepOcean acquires Searov Offshore

DeepOcean has acquired French company Searov Offshore and has expanded its presence in West Africa.  Searov, established in 2008, is an ROV service provider with…
Thursday, 27 July 2017 03:19

Floatgen moorings installed

French offshore vessels and services firm Bourbon has completed the mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France for Ecole Centrale de Nantes…
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 04:11

Gran Canaria offshore base launched

ABIS Holdings Energy Services has signed an agency agreement to support the development and operation of an offshore supply base on the Spanish island of…
Mermaid Maritime has been awarded two subsea contracts with a combined estimated value of US$4.6 million. The first contract award, with work scheduled to begin…
Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has secured a multi-million pound investment from EV Private Equity as the company gears up for service expansion and new…
Friday, 21 July 2017 04:11

OGA releases data maps

As part of a three year contract with Lloyd’s Register (LR), the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has released their first set of Regional Geological…
Thursday, 20 July 2017 03:28

Oregon wave energy center agreed

The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) and Oregon State University have concluded detailed negotiations around the development and operation of the Pacific Marine Energy Center…
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 05:03

Production efficiency guidelines launched

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…
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 04:06

OGA releases more UKCS subsurface data

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has released a tranche of UK Continental Shelf data in an effort to help revitalize exploration in the basin.…
Siem Offshore and Subsea 7 have signed a joint three-year service agreement with Rolls-Royce covering 74 offshore vessels. This is the first agreement the two…
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:37

ADIPEC gears up for 2017 event

Global energy leaders are set to meet in the UAE capital for the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2017 later this year.…
Veolia and Peterson have accepted the first offshore structure into their Great Yarmouth decommissioning facility. Image from Veolia. The Shell Leman BH platform accommodation block, known…
Monday, 10 July 2017 09:44

JDR opens Newcastle service center

JDR has officially opened its European service center in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, to deliver greater service value for clients and facilitate continued growth.  The…
Monday, 10 July 2017 04:24

Nexans inks BP frame agreement

French cable firm Nexans has signed a five-year global framework agreement with BP covering the engineering, procurement and construction of umbilical and direct electrical heating…
Monday, 10 July 2017 03:25

Wood Group inks Culzean hook-up work

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by Maersk Oil to deliver mechanical and management services for the hook-up and commissioning of the Culzean…
Friday, 07 July 2017 03:18

GeoSea to acquire A2SEA

Belgian firm GeoSea is to acquire offshore wind installation and service firm A2SEA from Denmark's DONG Energy and Germany's Siemens. A2SEA, which has been owned…
Thursday, 06 July 2017 08:19

AFGlobal acquires Advanced Measurement

AFGlobal has acquired Advanced Measurement (AMI), a provider of automation, controls and data management systems. AFGlobal says this acquisition enhances the company’s current upstream drilling,…
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 03:29

How to reduce oilfield bacteria

Simple tweaks to oilfield practice could provide the offshore industry with a more sustainable, money-saving solution to health and safety, environmental and commercial threats posed…
Trelleborg has been awarded a contract for the supply of elastomeric bearings to Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup oil field, offshore Norway. Johan Sverdrup is on the…
DOF Subsea's newbuild light intervention vessel the Skandi Vinland has started a 10-year contract with Husky Energy of the east coast of Canada. Under the contract,…