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Strainstall inks Hywind mooring monitoring

Sep 19, 2016

Strainstall has been awarded a contract to provide mooring monitoring for the Hywind pilot park – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm. The contract with MacGregor will provide an integrated offshore mooring solution for the floating turbines…

Statoil opens new command center

Sep 19, 2016

Statoil announced the opening of its new operations center for the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) that will see its workforce grow by 40; in addition its plans to drill three wells in the area.   Scotland’s…

Statoil to use Scarabeo 5 for Snorre

Sep 15, 2016

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Statoil consent to use the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility for well intervention in well 34/7-A-10H on the Snorre field. The activity is scheduled to begin in September and to last 22 days…

EIC opens new Houston office

Sep 15, 2016

The Energy Industries Council (EIC) has officially opened its new Houston office on 13 September.  (From left to right) Betty Russo, PCED, Community Relations, Office of the Governor Greg Abbott…

Frank's deploys FA-1 tool in GoM

Sep 15, 2016

Frank’s International provided its FA-1 casing running tool (CRT) for a project in the Gulf of Mexico that the company says established a new worldwide milestone in casing while drilling (CwD) operations. FA-1 was modified for 30in casing…

Orga's helideck lighting system CAAi approved

Sep 15, 2016

Orga, design and manufacture of helideck lighting systems, announced that its Circle-H touchdown positioning and heliport identification marking (TD/PM) system has been certified by CAA International (CAAi) to all UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) CAP 437 standards…

Polarcus inks Australia 3D seismic acquisition

Sep 14, 2016

Polarcus received a letter of award for 3D marine seismic acquisition in Australia utilizing XArray to deliver a high quality broadband data-set via Polarcus' innovative and highly efficient acquisition technique. The project is due to commence in Q4 2016 and will run for one month.

Sulzer, FMC ink Shell Brazil subsea gig

Sep 13, 2016

Shell has awarded the duo of Sulzer and FMC Technologies a subsea multiphase boosting pump contract to upgrade one of the pumping modules in the supermajor’s Parque das Conchas, a deepwater oil field off the coast of Brazil. Image from Sulzer…

Pura Vida in Loba farm out search

Sep 13, 2016

Pura Vida is searching for farm out opportunites with industry partners for the commercialization of the Loba complex offshore Gabon that has an 81% chance of commercial success, according to the company. Funding the forward work program for the Nkembe block…

Vattenfall wins Danish near shore wind tender

Sep 12, 2016

Vattenfall won the Danish Near Shore Wind Tender (DNS) after delivering the lowest bids of .475 kr/kWh on 1 September for two sites, Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord. Prior to construction start, Vattenfall needs a final approval from the Danish government…

Hummer's jacket arrives off Louisiana

Sep 09, 2016

Following a short weather related delay, the barge transporting the recently fabricated Hummer platform jacket has arrived on site in offshore Louisiana, according to Petsec Energy. Image of drilling operations at Hummer…

Mermaid inks Indonesia, Malaysia work

Sep 09, 2016

Thailand's Mermaid Maritime has won two contracts worth some US$5.1 million in Southeast Asia. The company said the first contract, scheduled to begin in Q1 2017, is with an international upstream company for installation works in the Natuna Sea…

ION inks five North Sea 4D projects

Sep 06, 2016

ION Geophysical Corp. won an award for its ION in-field acquisition optimization services for all time-lapse, or 4D, towed streamer projects for the 2016 North Sea season. The company was awarded a total of five 4D projects, which include…

TGS, SLB start GOM Revolution surveys

Sep 06, 2016

TGS and Schlumberger (SLB) have commenced the Dual Coil Shooting multivessel full-azimuth acquisition Revolution XII and XIII surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM).  The surveys will cover approximately 7150sq km (306 blocks) in the Green Canyon…

Offshore trio offers integrated marine ops

Sep 06, 2016

Aqualis Offshore, Aptomar and Kolos Marine have entered into a cooperation that will provide oil companies and rig operators with an integrated offering of marine operations and field monitoring services on the Norwegian continental shelf…

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