Offshore Engineering News


DEME Offshore to Install Giant Monopiles for Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian offshore installation company DEME Offshore has been awarded a substantial contract to deliver foundations for Parkwind's offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.DEME Offshore will be responsible for engineering, procurement…

Aker Solutions' FEED for Empire Wind Concrete Foundations

Feb 17, 2021

Norway-based offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions has signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to study the design and delivery of concrete foundations for the wind turbine generators (WTG) for the planned Empire Wind project in New York…

Equinor Hires Aker Solutions to Help Electrify Troll B and C Platforms

Feb 16, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions has secured a letter of intent from Equinor to carry out the topside work on the Troll B and C platforms offshore Norway to prepare them for power from shore, in order to reduce the CO2 emissions.Aker Solutions said the contract was very large…

AGR, Gassnova Pen Deal to Advance CCS Solutions

Feb 16, 2021

AGR, Norway-based well engineering, drilling project management, and reservoir management firm, has signed an agreement to provide advisory services to Gassnova, in the area of carbon capture and storage.The Norwegian state-owned Gassnova acts…

Three60 Energy Names EPC&C Projects Director. Plans to Recruit 50 People

Feb 16, 2021

UK-based energy services company Three60 Energy has appointed Garrie Scott as Projects Director in its Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPC&C) service line, and has outlined plans to recruit 50 people over the next 12 months…

Norway Approves Plan for Power-from-Shore Solution at Sleipner Field

Feb 12, 2021

Norwegian authorities have approved Equinor's revised plan for development and operation (PDO) for partial electrification of the Sleipner field center in the North Sea.The field center will be tied to the Utsira High area power from shore solution…

InfraStrata Buys BiFab Assets

Feb 12, 2021

UK-based infrastructure firm InfraStrata has said it has acquired 'substantially all of the assets of Burntisland Fabrication,' also known as BiFab, a company that entered into administration in late 2020.BiFab specializes in major fabrication works from facilities in Scotland for the oil and gas…

Sapura Energy Nets E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $457M

Feb 10, 2021

Sapura Energy, a Malaysian integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, said Wednesday its Engineering and Construction (E&C) and Drilling divisions have recently secured contracts with a combined value of about RM1.85 billion (around USD 457 million)…

Vattenfall Picks Siemens-Aker JV for 3.6 GW Norfolk Wind Farm HVDC Converter Platforms

Feb 09, 2021

Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy have, as a consortium, been selected by Vattenfall as preferred bidders to deliver HVDC converter platforms for the Norfolk offshore wind project located in the North Sea off the coast of Norfolk.'If Vattenfall proceeds with this development…

GE Gets U.S. DOE Grant to Build 3D Printed Wind Turbine Blades

Feb 05, 2021

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business were recently selected by the Department of Energy to research the design and manufacture of 3-D printed wind turbine blades.GE said Friday that its business…

R&M Engineering Names New Managing Director

Feb 04, 2021

Scottish offshore engineering and construction company R&M Engineering (R&M) has appointed Colin Maver as Managing Director.'Mr. Maver was Group Director of Dron & Dickson for 16 years, gaining extensive market experience in UK, Brazil, and UAE…

Sparrows in Five-year Contract Renewal for UKCS Work

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore services company Sparrows Group has said it has won a five-year contract renewal with a UKCS operator, to continue supporting its production across two assets, as well as its decommissioning program across three other fields in the North Sea…

KenzFigee to Deliver New Deck Crane for Cadeler's Wind Orca Jack-Up

Feb 03, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm installation vessel owner Cadeler has hired Dutch firm KenzFigee to replace the current offshore deck crane on the jack-up vessel Wind Orca to make it ready for future offshore wind market needs.KenzFigee will deliver…

Petrobras Receives Three Offers in FPSOs Tender

Feb 02, 2021

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras received offers from three consortia looking to build the company's first in-house platforms in more than seven years, the company said on Tuesday.In a release, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known…

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