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Baker Hughes inks Johan Sverdrup drilling gig

Jul 06, 2015

Baker Hughes has picked up the US$190 million (NOK1.5 billion) onshore contract for integrated drilling services on the massive Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway. Baker Hughes joins Norway's Odfjell, which was awarded two contracts…

Wet tree vs. dry tree criteria

Jul 01, 2015

For offshore field development planners, the selection between wet or dry tree completion systems represents a key planning decision. Granherne compares the two and Jeannie Stell captures the details. Robert…

TAM releases V0 port collar

Jun 24, 2015

TAM International introduced a new V0-rated cementing port collar to complement their extensive cement integrity product line. For casing integrity, the metal-to-metal (MTM) design port collar meets the industry’s latest and most rigorous standard…

Statoil picks Tenaris for Mariner

Jun 23, 2015

Statoil has awarded Tenaris the contract for the supply of casing, tubing and all related services for the Mariner project. Discovered in 1981, Mariner is the largest field development on the UK Continental Shelf in more than a decade…

Weatherford releases IntegraLine

Jun 17, 2015

Weatherford International has released their IntegraLine liner system with swage technology at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) World Drilling 2015 Conference and Exhibition.  Weatherford’s IntegraLine liner…

Statoil awards Johan Sverdrup drilling contracts

Jun 15, 2015

Statoil has awarded Odfjell Drilling two contracts worth more than US$550 million (NOK 4.35 billion) for drilling services on its massive Johan Sverdrup field. The $14.8 billion first phase development on the field will see four, bridge-linked installations alone…

OTC 2015 in Review

Jun 10, 2015

There were many memorable presentations and product demonstrations at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this past May. OE Staff reports on a few notable discussions. Safety post-Macondo This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster…

Alfa Laval lands FPSO contract

Jun 04, 2015

Alfa Laval, a provider of heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling solutions, won an US$10.2 million (SEK 85 million) order for separation modules. The order, booked in the Energy & Process segment, is scheduled for delivery this year…

Torque-industry pros start EnerQuip

Jun 02, 2015

EnerQuip, a new oil and gas services business being launched in Aberdeen, to provide torque machines and associated services to the drilling and downhole tools sectors. The business, which is to make an initial investment commitment of US$9 million (£6 million)…

Creating a severe-weather riser system

Jun 01, 2015

Jeannie Stell provides an update on BP’s partnership with Wood Group Kenny to design and manufacture an FPSO riser suitable for the “dark and stormy” weather at BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment.   BP…

Bentec secures Caspian contract

May 26, 2015

Drilling rig equipment manufacturer Bentec has been awarded three multi-million dollar contracts, including the firm’s first complete rig for the Caspian Sea offshore sector.  The Caspian rig contract is for Nobel Oil for work off the coast of Azerbaijan…

Acona completes Perenco wells

Apr 01, 2015

Well drilling and management specialists Acona UK have completed a two-well campaign for Perenco UK in the Southern North Sea. The seven-month campaign, using the Transocean GSF Monarch jackup, drilled a subsea well on the Leman field…

Fincantieri outlines new drilship

Mar 26, 2015

Italian ship designer and builder Fincantieri will today (26 March) outline its new drillship design, Proxima. Proxima is a new ultra deepwater drillship capable of drilling to 50,000ft total depth in water depth down to 12,000ft. The…

Petrobras starts up Papa Terra TLP

Mar 16, 2015

Petrobras started production from the P-61 platform at the Papa Terra heavy oil field, offshore Brazil, the operator confirmed on 16 March. The P-61 is a tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP), the first of its kind to be installed offshore…

Antelope introduces new cementation centralizer

Mar 11, 2015

Antelope Oil Tool has developed the CentraMax series, a centralizer design that addresses issues with standoff and efficiency in cementing operations.   The CentraMax is a heat-treated, single piece, steel centralizer that addresses…

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