Offshore Engineering News


Aker Solutions to Electrify Edvard Grieg Platform

Sep 24, 2020

Lundin Energy, a Swedish oil and gas company with operations in Norway, has hired the Norwegian engineering and construction giant Aker Solutions to help it electrify its Edvard Grieg offshore oil platform in the North Sea.Under the contract…

UK's ODE Scores Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 18, 2020

UK-based company Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) won a contract to carry out the initial technical design and building permit design for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland.The contract was awarded by Baltic Power, a subsidiary of…

Gallery: Lukoil Installs Jackets for Caspian Sea Platform

Sep 15, 2020

Russian oil company Lukoil said Tuesday it had installed the jackets of the fixed ice-resistant platform at the V.I. Grayfer field in the Caspian Sea. Ahead of being shipped to the offshore location, the 3,700+ tonnes heavy jackets were moved…

Premier Oil in Financing Talks with Chrysaor, Others

Sep 15, 2020

Premier Oil Plc said on Tuesday it was in talks with private-equity backed oil producer Chrysaor and several other parties on alternative deals to secure long-term debt refinancing.Premier announced on Aug. 20 that it was seeking a total of $530 million in fresh equity…

Aibel to Optimize Krafla Platform Concept

Sep 15, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas engineering and construction firm Aibel will provide a field engineering, concept optimization, and definition study for Equinor's unmanned process platform at the Krafla field in the North Sea off Norway, under a contract announced Tuesday…

Ithaca Energy Awards Petrofac a 5-Year North Sea Services Contract

Sep 15, 2020

The North Sea-focused oil company Ithaca Energy has signed a 5-year Integrated Services Contract with oilfield services provider Petrofac.Under the contract, Petrofac will provide engineering, construction, maintenance, and offshore manning…

ConocoPhillips Extends North Sea Maintenance Agreement with Aker Solutions

Sep 11, 2020

Norwegian offshore services provider Aker Solutions has been awarded a three-year extension to an existing framework agreement for work at North Sea fields operated by U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips.Aker Solutions will remain  ConocoPhillips'…

Eiffage, Engie to Build Substation for Iberdrola's French Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 07, 2020

Spanish energy company Iberdrola has via its French subsidiary Ailes Marines awarded a contract for the construction of an offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc bay offshore wind farm in Brittany, France.A joint venture, formed by Eiffage Métal and Engie Solutions…

C-Innovation Installs Stem Clamps on BP's Mad Dog Spar

Sep 04, 2020

Subsea ROV services provider C-Innovation has installed several stem clamps for BP under the Mad Dog Spar platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Informing of the completion of the project for BP, C-Innovation said it had used its subsea inspection…

Petronas to Increase Role of Renewables in its Portfolio as it Posts Quarterly Loss

Sep 04, 2020

Malaysian state-owned energy giant Petroliam Nasional Berhad said on Friday it would reshape its portfolio after reporting its first quarterly loss in nearly five years following a coronavirus-related demand slump and lower oil prices.Petronas…

Unity Nets North Sea Extension

Sep 02, 2020

Aberdeen-based well integrity services company has been awarded a three-year contract extension by an unnamed UK North Sea operator.Unity said Wednesday that the contract extension would see the company continue to serve three northern North Sea platforms…

Akselos Deploys Structural Digital Twin on Shell's Bonga FPSO

Sep 01, 2020

Swiss-based digital twin specialist Akselos has deployed structural Digital Twin for Shell’s Bonga Main FPSO, located 120km Southwest of the Niger Delta in Nigeria.  The Digital Twin is a physics-based model of the asset, which represents its…

Offshore: Digital Twinning & Reduced Operating Cost Offshore

Aug 28, 2020

The oil and gas industry is currently enduring one of the most challenging periods in its history. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated an existing decline in global demand for hydrocarbons, resulting in the lowest oil prices for 30 years…

Petrobras Taps TechnipFMC for Mero 2 Subsea EPCI

Aug 20, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded oilfield services provider TechnipFMC a subsea engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) scope as part Mero 2 oil field development project offshore Brazil.The Mero 2 project, sanctioned in June 2019…

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