Offshore Engineering News


JGC Lands Pre-FEED Deal for Nigeria's First FLNG Project

May 13, 2021

Japan's JGC has been awarded the Pre-Front End Engineering and Design (Pre-FEED) contract for an FLNG facility project in Nigeria.The project is being run by UTM Offshore Limited, a Nigerian private company engaged primarily in crude oil sales and construction equipment leasing…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

BOSS' Ocean Bottom Seismic Robotic Vehicle Prototype Passes Sea Trials

May 11, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services (BOSS), the company developing autonomous subsea vehicles for seismic survey applications, said Tuesday it had completed sea trials navigating a test prototype version of its underwater vehicle autonomously underwater…

BP Hires Petrofac for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Operational Procedures Work

May 10, 2021

Oil major BP has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Centered on minimizing risk and harm to personnel, plant and the environment…

Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

Aker BP Taps FutureOn for Digital Oilfield Solutions

May 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded a contract for the provision of software solutions aimed at helping with field development works to FutureOn, an Oslo-based software company specializing in the provision of digital oilfield solutions…

Aramco Awards Lamprell EPCI Contract

Apr 28, 2021

UAE-based offshore construction company Lamprell said on Wednesday it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Saudi Aramco.Scheduled for completion in 2022, the scope of work includes…

University of Aberdeen, Total, Launch Energy Transition Scholarships

Apr 28, 2021

Energy company Total is funding £46,400 in scholarships for Masters programs at the University of Aberdeen related to the energy transition.The scholarships—which begin in September this year and include one each across the University’s MSc…

Santos Green Lights TechnipFMC for Barossa Subsea Scope

Apr 27, 2021

TechnipFMC said it received a notice to proceed for a subsea production system contract from Australian gas producer Santos for the Barossa field development project, located 300 kilometers north of Darwin.The contract scope covers the supply of subsea trees and associated control systems…

Huisman Unveils Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Solution

Apr 26, 2021

The Netherlands-based crane and heavy machinery manufacturer Huisman has introduced a motion compensated platform engineered for the transfer of wind turbine components from a feeder vessel offshore.The platform, which actively counterbalances…

AMS Global to Provide Marine Consultancy Services to Ithaca Energy

Apr 19, 2021

Marine consulting and safety company AMS Global Group has won a marine consultancy services contract with the North Sea-focused oil company Ithaca Energy.The contract award is for three years with two additional optional years. Ithaca Energy…

Royston Wraps Engine Overhaul on Stena DrillMAX Drillship

Apr 19, 2021

Marine engineering and propulsion company Royston has said it has recently completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling's drillship Stena DrillMAX, ahead of the rig's departure for work in Guyana.'Work on the 228m length ‘Stena DrillMAX’ saw a 48…

Express Engineering Opens New Assembly and Test Center in Gateshead

Apr 19, 2021

UK-based subsea equipment specialist Express Engineering has opened its new assembly and test center.The investment in a 48,000 sq. ft. purpose-built center in Gateshead in the North of England is part of the company's broader product strategy to supply assembled and tested actuators…

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