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Equinor, OMV Partner on Wisting and Hades/Iris

Jun 26, 2019

Equinor and OMV have signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on both the Wisting development in the Barents Sea and the concept development for the Hades/Iris discovery in the Norwegian Sea.As development operator, Equinor will lead project development…

Neptune Gets Green Light for Duva and Gjøa P1

Jun 26, 2019

Norwegian authorities have approved development plans for the Duva (PL636) and Gjøa P1 (PL153) projects in the North Sea, operator Neptune Energy announced on Wednesday.The fields will be developed through subsea tiebacks connecting two templates to the nearby Gjøa platform…

Wood Sees Profit Rise

Jun 26, 2019

British engineering and oilfield services provider Wood Plc said on Wednesday its operating profit for the first half would be 25% higher than last year, sending its shares up more than 7%.The company said its overall performance in the first half was better than a year earlier…

Kvaerner Awarded Jackdaw FEED from Shell

Jun 25, 2019

Norwegian based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Kvaerner said it has been awarded a contract from Shell to perform an early phase design engineering of the planned Jackdaw wellhead platform on the UK Continental Shelf.Kvaerner…

McDermott Wins Saudi Aramco Contract

Jun 24, 2019

US based McDermott International announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Marjan and Zuluf fields, offshore Saudi Arabia.The contract…

Valhall Flank West Topsides Installed

Jun 24, 2019

The Valhall Flank West topsides were installed on the Valhall field on Saturday, 14 months after the first steel was cut at Kvaerner’s yard in Verdal. Both the topsides and the jacket were delivered ahead of schedule, under budget and with no serious injuries…

Tapping Tiebacks

Jun 24, 2019

Operators continue to look for fast returns via subsea tiebacks while vendors look for technical solutions to help unlock more fields for less.A tide is starting to turn on the subsea industry, not least thanks to subsea tiebacks. It’s a theme that’s been underlying the last four years…

Wood Tallies Grane FEED Contract

Jun 24, 2019

Uk headquartered engineering firm Wood said on Monday it has secured a contract from Norwegian energy firm Equinor to deliver front-end engineering design (FEED) services for brownfield modifications to the Grane offshore facility in Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Delfin Asks for FLNG Project Extension

Jun 21, 2019

Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana.The U.S. Federal…

Orsted to Develop NJ Offshore Wind Project

Jun 21, 2019

New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state.Orsted's proposal received unanimous approval at a meeting…

Oceaneering Awarded Work in Mozambique

Jun 19, 2019

Oceaneering announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to supply umbilicals, distribution hardware, and aftermarket services for its liquefaction and export terminal project in Mozambique.The multiple…

TechnipFMC Wins $1 Billion Subsea Contract

Jun 18, 2019

TechnipFMC said it has been awarded a number of subsea contracts by US-based Anadarko Petrleum for its Golfinho/Atum development offshore Mozambique.The UK-based firm said it was awarded a contract worth more than $1 billion for the engineering…

Anadarko Approves $20 Bln Mozambique LNG Project

Jun 18, 2019

U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie…

Video: Pioneering Spirit Lifts Brent Bravo Topsides

Jun 18, 2019

Allseas’ record-breaking multipurpose heavy-lift and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the single-piece removal of the 25,000-metric-ton Brent Bravo topsides from the UK sector of the North Sea.Completed early Tuesday morning, the operation took approximately four hours…

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