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Teekay Offshore to acquire ALP

Feb 21, 2014

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has agreed to acquire ALP Maritime Services B.V., a Netherlands-based provider of long-haul ocean towage and offshore installation services to the global offshore oil and gas industry. ALP currently provides…

Bibby completes PTTEP job

Feb 19, 2014

Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS) has completed a call out contract with PTT Exploration & Production Co Ltd (PTTEP). The project involved a short notice mobilization, and saw the BOS-operated DP2 ROV Support Vessel, the Bibby Spring, perform…

Marin opens gulf coast base

Feb 18, 2014

Marin has expanded its subsea business by establishing a base in the gulf coast. The objective is to support clients in the areas of deepwater excavation, claycutting and route preparation. The recent appointment of Frank Hazen, President of Marin Deepwater Operations…

Wartsila chosen for LNG conversion

Feb 18, 2014

Totem Ocean Trailer Express has announced that Wärtsilä will supply main engines, generators and integrated LNG storage and fuel gas handling systems (LNGPac(TM)) for the largest LNG conversion ever undertaken in North America. The contract was signed in 4Q 2013…

Ophir starts Gabon drilling

Feb 18, 2014

UK-based explorer Ophir Energy has started drilling operations on the Padouck Deep-1 well on the Ntsina Block, offshore Gabon, using the Vantage Titanium Explorer drillship. Padouck Deep-1 is the first well targeting the pre-salt play offshore in the North Gabon basin…

Fred. Olsen signs wind turbine deal

Feb 17, 2014

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract for the installation of wind turbines at Block Island Wind Farm, one of the first offshore wind farms in the United States. The American developer Deepwater Wind revealed last week that the…

Tecnomare, Eni launch Clean Sea

Feb 17, 2014

Benefits to asset integrity and environmental monitoring of oil and gas installations will come from a project developed by Eni Norge and Tecnomare called Clean Sea (continuous long-term environmental and asset integrity monitoring at sea)…

Wartsila wins Siem Offshore PSV deal

Feb 17, 2014

Following similar orders placed in November 2012 and August 2013, Norway-based Siem Offshore contracted Wärtsilä to supply the design and integrated solutions for four new platform supply vessels (PSVs). The ships will be built at the Remontowa Shipbuilding yard in Poland…

Rosneft, GE sign JV deal

Feb 14, 2014

Rosneft and General Electric signed an agreement to set up a series of joint ventures. The document was signed by Rosneft President Igor Sechin, and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation…

ALC makes Houston home base

Feb 13, 2014

Artificial Lift Company moved its headquarters to Houston from Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom, Artificial Lift President and CEO David Malone announced. Situated in the Westchase District near the Energy Corridor, the company’s offices and warehouse total 28…

Seatronics to open new Houston facility

Feb 13, 2014

Seatronics Inc. is moving to a new, purpose-built facility in Houston to expand its rental, sales and service work for customers throughout North and Central America. The new plant contains service facilities for cable moulding, connector…

Oilfield spending conundrum

Feb 12, 2014

The past few weeks have seen a string of profit warnings and capital spending cutbacks from global oil and gas exploration majors. Should oilfield service companies be worried that the good times are coming to an end?  According to bank and investment company Investec…

Proserv buys KRG

Feb 11, 2014

Energy production technology services company Proserv has bought KRG Industries Ltd from majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg. Co. Ltd, (Torishima) in Japan. KRG provides precision engineering services to the oil and gas and aerospace and defense industries…

HHI orders DRBM from Trelleborg

Feb 10, 2014

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has been awarded its first order for drill riser buoyancy modules (DRBM) and riser protection by engineering, procurement, construction and installation contractor, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Korea. For Trelleborg…

Sevan wins TORP LNG's tech rights

Feb 10, 2014

Sevan Marine ASA has acquired the technology rights of TORP LNG AS and its affiliates. This acquisition gives Sevan Marine ownership of the proprietary HiLoad technology for offshore loading of LNG. The HiLoad technology was originally developed…

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