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Saipem Wins FEED Work for Ichthys LNG Project

Nov 25, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem confirms it has secured a contract award to conduct booster compression module (BCM) front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG energy development offshore Australia…

SATH Floating Wind Concept Gets EC Funding Infusion

Nov 25, 2020

Saitec Engineering won $2.9m funding by the European Commission 'Blue Economy Window' call, funding that will help to further develop its Offshore Floating Wind energy concept.Funding for the SATHScale project will allow to address the challenge…

"No Rush to Decommission," OGUK Says, as Virus, Low Oil Prices Force Firms to Delay Projects

Nov 24, 2020

Falling oil prices and the Covid-19 effects have forced oil and gas companies to cut their spending wherever possible, leading to, as a consequence, to delays with planned UK North Sea decommissioning programs, with a 30 percent drop in decom expenditure expected in 2020…

ARMS Reliability Wins Contract with MODEC

Nov 23, 2020

ARMS Reliability said it has reached an agreement with floating production solutions provider MODEC to assist with optimization and rapid strategy development of asset maintenance management philosophy for MODEC’s newest floating production…

South Korea: Doosan Heavy, SK E&C in Floating Wind Farm Tie-up

Nov 19, 2020

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed an agreement with compatriot SK Engineering & Construction to collaborate on floating offshore wind farm projects.Under the agreement, SK E&C will take on the development of the wind farm complex…

AGR Starts Decom Works on Kinsale Field Offshore Ireland

Nov 17, 2020

Energy services company AGR has started decommissioning operations of Ireland’s first indigenous gas wells in the Kinsale Area in the Celtic Sea, on behalf of PSE Kinsale Energy.To remind, Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Petronas, in July said…

Sapura Energy Wins E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $148,4M

Nov 16, 2020

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has, via its engineering & construction and drilling subsidiaries, recently won contracts worth RM611 million (around 148,4 million).Sapura Energy Berhad (“Sapura Energy' or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that…

SOCAR-KBR JV Nearly Done with ACE Platform Work

Nov 11, 2020

Houston-based engineering giant KBR has said that its joint venture with the Azeri oil firm SOCAR, which is working on the engineering design phase of the Azeri Central East (ACE) platform, is now nearing completion of its workscope.The $6 billion…

VIDEO: Dship Carriers Delivers Offshore Wind Pile Installation Frame to Taiwan

Nov 11, 2020

Ocean transportation services company Dship Carriers has said it has transported a 750-metric-ton Pile Installation Frame (PIF), measuring 33.5 x 33.5 x 29 meters, as well as other offshore and seabed equipment from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to An Ping…

McDermott Bags Booster Compression Module FEED for Ichthys Platform

Nov 10, 2020

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott has won a contract to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys Liquified Natural Gas Field Development, off Australia.The contract is for a booster compression module FEED with optional engineering…

Canada Invests in Its First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Nov 06, 2020

Canada on Thursday announced one of its largest-ever investments in tidal energy — $28.5 million to Sustainable Marine in Nova Scotia to deliver Canada's first floating tidal energy array.Sustainable Marine has developed a floating tidal energy…

New Report Examines Offshore Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues

Nov 04, 2020

Offshore lifting hoists and chains solutions provider William Hackett has published an industry report aiming to help minimize the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts…

Marine and Offshore Specialist Joins LOC's Longitude Engineering

Nov 03, 2020

Longitude, the engineering and design branch of LOC Group, has appointed James Sugden as head of the Marine Systems Engineering team.Longitude said the appointment expands the company’s expertise in the design and engineering of marine systems on ships…

Lamprell Nets Engineering Design Services Deal in Saudi Arabia

Nov 02, 2020

Offshore rig builder Lamprell has won an engineering design services contract with Saudi Arabia's International Maritime Industries (IMI).Lamprell said the work would form an integral part of IMI's 2030 new build rig program; supporting the…

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