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BP Awards Caspian ACG Contracts

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The upstream consortium, led by UK enerrgy giant major BP, announced that the Azeri-Central-East (ACE) project is moving forward at pace with the awards of key contracts.BP as operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field development…

Kvaerner Eyes FPSO, Renewables Growth

Sep 16, 2019

Norwegian engineering and construction services company Kvaerner said it will ramp up its focus on floating production and renewables projects in an effort to achieve 40% growth within two years.Going forward, Kvaerner will expand operations…

SeaTec Forays into Offshore Installation

Sep 13, 2019

UK-based SeaTec, a daughter company of V.Group, has completed air diving works as part of a major offshore project on the Bokor oilfield close to the Malaysian coast.The project marks SeaTec’s first foray into offshore platform installation works…

Pharis Mulls Steam Flooding at Pilot Field

Sep 12, 2019

Engineering consultancy Crondall Energy said it has been awarded a contract by Pharis Energy to deliver a concept select study for the operator’s heavy oil Pilot field development in the Central North Sea.According to a statement issued today by Crondall Energy…

Aker Solutions Unveils Intelligent Subsea

Sep 11, 2019

Aker Solutions' new integrated approach to subsea field design aims to accelerate field development and maximize performance through the life of the field. Jonathan Minnitt, the company's Senior Manager, Business Development, Europe & Africa, explains.

Sif Opens Japanese Sales Office

Sep 10, 2019

Steel tubular manufacturer Sif said it has opened a Tokyo sales office in a move to capitalize on developing offshore wind projects in the region.The company said in a statement that it has closely followed market developments in Japan since 2015 and…

Subsea 7 CEO Will Retire at Year End

Sep 10, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 announced that Jean Cahuzac will retire from his position as CEO at the end of this year, and will be succeeded from January 1, 2020 by John Evans, who is currently COO.Cahuzac has been in the industry for 41 years and CEO for Subsea 7 since 2008…

Subsea 7 Wins Saudi Aramco Contract

Sep 10, 2019

Subsea 7 announced on Tuesday it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Saudi Aramco for a second package for the Marjan increment projects offshore Saudi Arabia.  The contract is awarded…

Subsea 7 Wins Contacts from Saudi Aramco

Sep 09, 2019

Subsea 7 said it has been awarded three contracts from Saudi Aramco under a long term agreement for execution offshore Saudi Arabia.The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts are awarded for execution in consortium with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE)…

DeepOcean Splits Up UK Subsidiary

Sep 09, 2019

DeepOcean Group said it will split its DeepOcean UK subsidiary into two entities, creating DeepOcean Subsea Cables and a new division with a standalone brand for its seabed intervention and trenching business.The split and new brand announcement are scheduled to be finalized within 2019…

Sleipnir Installs Leviathan Topsides

Sep 09, 2019

The topsides for Noble Energy’s Leviathan development in the Mediterranean were installed this weekend by the world's largest crane vessel, offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors announced.Sleipnir installed the Leviathan development’s two main topsides with a total weight of 24…

Dongfang Topside Floated Out in China

Sep 05, 2019

Heavy lift and transport company ALE said it performed an 18,000t topside load-out and floatover transportation from a yard in Zhuhai, China. The topside will form part of a new offshore platform in the Dongfang gas fields in the South China Sea to support natural gas development in the region…

Johan Sverdrup Nearing Early Start-up

Sep 05, 2019

The mega Johan Sverdrup field in the Norwegian NOrth Sea is expected to come on stream in October this year, one month ahead of schedule, operator Equinor announced on Thursday.The Johan Sverdrup development continues to progress well through the final stages of preparation for operations…

NOV to Supply Japanese Mega Jack-up

Sep 04, 2019

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) said that it was awarded a contract to design and build equipment for one of the world's largest offshore wind turbine installation vessels. Financial details were not disclosed.According to a press release, NOV…

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