Engineering News


Worley Wraps Design Assessment for Saitec's Floating Wind Turbine Tech

Jul 20, 2020

Engineering services Worley has recently completed the accessibility design assessment for Saitec Offshore Technologies’ ‘DemoSATH’ floating wind turbine, which will be deployed off the Basque Coast in northern Spain.DemoSATH is a 2 MW turbine…

Aker Solutions to Merge with Kvaerner, Names New CEO

Jul 17, 2020

Aker Solutions announced a merger with Kvaerner and a new chief executive on Friday, forming a firm with $4 billion in revenue that will target the growing renewable energy market.The two oil services firms are controlled by Norwegian billionaire…

Aker Solutions Sees Outlook Improving in H2 2020

Jul 15, 2020

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions said on Wednesday the outlook has improved for the second half of the year with oil prices partly recovered from the lows in April and Norway offering tax incentives for the oil industry.Its full-year 2020 revenue…

Wintershall Dea Extends Head Energy Contract on Brage Platform

Jul 14, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Head Energy has secured a contract extension with Wintershall Dea in Norway.Head Energy was awarded the frame agreement for modifications at the Brage offshore platform in Norway in 2016. Wintershall Dea has now…

Cathie, Global Maritime Team Up to Offer Jack-Up Consultancy Services

Jul 13, 2020

Offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie has teamed up with marine, offshore and engineering consultancy, Global Maritime in the sphere of jack-up rig services.More specifically, the duo promises to offer a 'holistic'…

LR to Create Digital Twin for Bluewater's Glas Dowr FPSO

Jul 09, 2020

Lloyd's Register has won a contract with FPSO specialist Bluewater, to provide a comprehensive digital twin and evaluation of an FPSO’s structure, using historical and real-time data of the asset.  The company said the digital twin and evaluation…

Petrofac Nets $135M Contract with Kazakhstan's NCOC

Jul 09, 2020

UK-based engineering and construction services firm Petrofac has won secured an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Pre-commissioning and Commissioning (EPCC) contract in Kazakhstan.The contract is  worth about US$135 million for new water…

Equinor Hires Aibel for Oseberg Works

Jul 08, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aibel has signed a 'portfolio agreement' for Equinor-operated Oseberg fields in the North Sea off Norway for the period 2020-2026. The aim of the portfolio agreement is to ensure a holistic…

ABS Certifies Jack-Up Rig Steel after Remote Survey

Jul 07, 2020

Classification and consultancy company ABS has provided a remote survey for steel certification at a steel mill, enabling Lamprell to continue work on jack-up drilling rigs, despite COVID-19 restrictions.Lamprell ordered 8855 MT of steel for…

Apply to Overhaul Equinor's Statfjord Platforms

Jul 06, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Apply has been hired by offshore energy giant Equinor for engineering and installation services on the North Sea Statfjord field, offshore Norway.The agreement covers overhaul, replacement, and modification deliveries on the three Statfjord platforms…

Subsea 7 Wins "Sizeable" Gulf of Mexico Deal with Unnamed Operator

Jul 02, 2020

Subsea 7 has said it has been awarded a sizeable contract for work in the Gulf of Mexico with an unnamed client.Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.The scope of work includes engineering, procurement…

Santos Awards Dorado pre-FEED SURF

Jun 30, 2020

Engineering services provider Atteris has won a contract for the subsea, umbilical, risers and flowline (SURF) pre-FEED for Santos' Dorado project field development, offshore W. Australia.The Dorado oil field is located within the Bedout Sub-basin…

Photo: Loading of First Monopiles for Kriegers Flak Wind Farm

Jun 25, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr has shared images of the recent loading of the first monopiles in Rostock, Germany, for the Danish offshore wind farm 'Kriegers Flak.'The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, and being developed by Vattenfall…

Aker Solutions Gets LoI for $205M Breidablikk Subsea System

Jun 25, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions been awarded a letter of intent from Equinor for the delivery of a subsea system for the Breidablikk project in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Subject to the final contract award, Aker Solutions will deliver a complete subsea production system…

LR to Advise on Hywind Tampen Control Room Design

Jun 24, 2020

Energy consultancy company Lloyd’s Register (LR) will be providing design consultancy for the control room which is part of Equinor's Hywind Tampen project, the world’s first floating wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms. As previously reported…

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