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Oceaneering Secures Integrity Management Services Contract in PNG

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Oceaneering International, Inc. announced its Integrity Management and Digital Solutions (IMDS) segment has won a new multi-year contract in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with a major operator.The contract is for a duration of three years plus two one-year extensions…

Saipem Posts 1H Loss. Expects Sales Pick-up in 2H

Jul 30, 2021

Italian energy services group Saipem on Friday forecast a sales pick-up in the second half after posting an operating loss in the first six months, hurt by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and problems with a wind project.The group posted…

UK: Subsea 7 Installs Pipeline Bundle at CNOOC's Buzzard Offshore Field

Jul 30, 2021

Offshore installation company Subsea 7 said Friday that July 2021 marked the successful installation of a 5km pipeline bundle for China-based CNOOC's Buzzard Phase II (BPII) project in the UK North Sea, moving the project a step forward towards…

Wärtsilä Engines, Thrusters for OHT's Offshore Wind Jack-up Rig

Jul 29, 2021

Finland-based maritime and offshore engine and equipment maker Wärtsilä has won orders to equip Norwegian firm OHT’s next-generation wind offshore turbine installation vessel being built in China.Wärtsilä will supply an integrated propulsion and dynamic positioning thruster solution…

Nexans' Cable for World's First Harsh-environment Floating Solar Plant

Jul 28, 2021

Offshore cable manufacturer Nexans will deliver export cable for Equinor's floating solar pilot offshore Frøya in Norway. The floating solar project is slated to come online in December 2021 and will be the world’s first floating solar plant operating in rough offshore waters…

Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

Harbour Energy Delays North Sea Field Start-Up as Platform Issues Found

Jul 21, 2021

London-listed oil and gas Harbour Energy has hit a snag with the start-up of its Tolmount offshore gas field in the UK North Sea, as electrical systems issues were found during the testing of the recently delivered offshore platform. The start-up…

South Korean Shipbuilder Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities

Jul 20, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries is joining the offshore wind industry through the development of an independent offshore wind floater model able to operate in extreme marine environments.The company said Monday it had received Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 9…

Aker Solutions to Build HVDC Converter Platform for Large Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 19, 2021

Offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions, said Monday it had signed a major contract with an undisclosed client to provide the HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) transmission system for a large offshore wind project.Aker Solutions defines a major contract as being NOK 3…

South Korea's DSME to Build Offshore Platform for Al-Shaheen Field in Qatar

Jul 15, 2021

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order to build a fixed offshore platform for the Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar.The order, worth around KRW 725.3 billion ($635,3 million) was made by the North Oil Company (NOC)…

GIG Picks ODE as Owner's Engineer for Offshore Wind Projects in South Korea

Jul 15, 2021

Green Investment Group (GIG), part of Macquarie Group, has selected the UK-based engineering firm Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) as the Owner’s Engineer and Package Manager for its offshore wind farms in South Korea.Under the contract, ODE will manage a range of packages including foundations…

In a Historic First, ABS Classes Floating Wind Farm Off Portugal

Jul 14, 2021

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has classed the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm in Portugal, making it the world’s first classed offshore wind farm of the type.The floating wind…

Petrofac Nets Three-year Deal with ONEgas

Jul 14, 2021

Oilfield service firm Petrofac has secured a new three-year contract with ONEgas, an integrated cross-border asset between Shell UK and the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM).  The contract, secured by Petrofac’s Engineering and Production…

Digital Twin Tech Can Cut Offshore Wind Jacket Construction Costs by 30%, Study Shows

Jul 12, 2021

Predictive digital twin technology can reduce the steel weight and associated costs of offshore wind jacket foundations by up to 30 percent, a study has shown.Offshore energy industry consultants and digital twin tech provider Akselos and offshore…

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