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Wärtsilä opens Norwegian test center

Apr 10, 2014

Wärtsilä inaugurated its new electrical & automation test center in Stord, Norway on 9 April. The new facility is one of the largest test centers in Europe dedicated specifically to electrical and automation systems for marine and offshore applications…

NHC opens Singapore facility

Apr 10, 2014

National Hyperbaric Centre opened a new facility in Singapore. The new center will meet increasing demand for training and consultancy services in the area. NHC also announced the launch of a new ROV System Auditing & Assurance course…

Subcommittee passes LNG exports bill

Apr 09, 2014

A US Subcommittee on Energy and Power approved new legislation aimed at speeding up the approvals process for US liquefied natural gas (LNG) export applications, the committee announced on 9 April 2014. Bill H.R. 6, also called the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act…

Shell, CNPC sign global agreements

Apr 09, 2014

Representatives from China National Petroleum Corp. and Shell met on 8 April 2014 to sign global cooperation agreements. CNPC Chairman Zhou Jiping met with Shell CEO Ben van Beurden in Beijing where the pair signed agreements covering both company's unconventional resources…

Houlder expands to the US

Apr 08, 2014

UK based engineering group Houlder, has launched a new venture to support clients headquartered in the US. This follows an increasing number of successful global projects for oil majors, operators and service providers. Houlder Americas Inc…

Technip takes KANFA stake

Apr 08, 2014

Sevan Marine has agreed to sell a 49% stake in Norwegian firm KANFA AS to Technip Norge for an undisclosed amount. The deal will leave Sevan Marine with 51% ownership in KANFA AS, with Technip owning the remaining 49%. KANFA is an…

Petronas awards SFRSC for Tanjong Baram field

Apr 07, 2014

Petronas has awarded a small field risk service contract (SFRSC) to EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EnQuest) and Uzma Energy Venture (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd (Uzma) for the development and production of the Tanjong Baram field, located about 6km offshore Sarawak…

EMGS wins North Energy seismic job

Apr 07, 2014

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from North Energy ASA for a contract of US$3.3 million for 3D EM data acquisition over and in the vicinity of license PL509S in the North Sea. 'This contract…

Penspen opens Mexico facility

Apr 07, 2014

International oil and gas engineering group Penspen has opened a new headquarters in Villahermosa, Mexico. The office will expand on Penspen’s existing presence in Ciudad del Carmen, which currently undertakes a wide range of integrity, engineering…

Global launches diving division

Apr 07, 2014

Global Energy Group is launching a new offshore diving division to expand its existing inshore diving operations. Global Diving will deliver air and nitrox diving for the offshore oil and gas and renewables sectors in the UK and world-wide…

Pay day for Gudrun

Apr 07, 2014

Production has started on the first new Statoil-operated platform on the Norwegian Continental Shelf since 2005.  The Gudrun oil and gas field, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, is also the first new to be operated by Statoil from the Stavanger region since Sleipner in 1993…

Cortez Subsea nets Caribbean inspection contract

Apr 03, 2014

Rapidly-growing subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has secured a six-figure contract with BHP Billiton Trinidad for inspection services in Trinidad and Tobago. A dedicated team of eight personnel from the Aberdeen-based company will begin the work in June 2014…

Sierra Hamilton acquires GeoPro

Apr 01, 2014

Sierra Hamilton LLC acquired all the assets of GeoPro GmbH of Hamburg, Germany to create a new operating subsidiary, GeoPro Geophysics LLC. GeoPro Geophysics will operate as a global seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation…

Shell chooses Endeavor for Chukchi advising

Apr 01, 2014

Shell has appointed Houston-based consulting firm, Endeavor Management to advise the supermajor in preparation for a possible revamp of Shell's Chukchi Sea drilling campaign. Endeavor said it will provide support and advice for a third…

Ex-Aker intervention firm restructures

Apr 01, 2014

Aker Solutions’ former well intervention services business, which was acquired by private equity fund EQT VI in January this year, has been restructured and will operate under two brands from 22 Apr 2014: Altus Intervention and Qinterra Technologies…

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