Engineering News


Subsea 7 wins Heidelberg contract

Jun 10, 2013

Subsea 7 S.A. was awarded a contract by Anadarko and their partners for the Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.The work scope includes the engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines in water depths over 1…

AMEC wins N. Sea extension

Jun 10, 2013

AMEC was awarded a two-year contract extension from BG Group to continue to provide engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and project management support for all of BG Group’s facilities in the central North Sea. The contract…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jun 05, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for the development of the Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers the project management, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of more than 48 km of 10…

Howco boosts CNC and furnace capability

Jun 03, 2013

Howco Group has invested more than £3m in new equipment and machinery at three of its UK plants, including £1.6m at its facility in Sheffield. Investments by the firm, which distributes raw materials and manufactured components for wellhead…

Latest Tullow Ghana project gets green light

May 31, 2013

Tullow Oil's offshore Ghana Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme Development (TEN project) plan has been given the green light by the country's government. The TEN project is in the Deepwater Tano Contract Area, 60km off the coast of Ghana and about 30km west of Tullow's Jubilee Field…

Technip wins flare modification job off UAE

May 23, 2013

Technip awarded contract for flare modification in Abu Dhabi Technip was awarded by ADMA-OPCO a lump-sum turnkey contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up assistance for flares modification and revamp project on Das Island…

Mega projects on the horizon for the Pieter Schelte

May 22, 2013

After 20 years as an idea, the Pieter Schelte heavy-lift and pipelay vessel is getting close to winning its first work, with the North Sea its most likely first customer. Elaine Maslin shares a look.Big just got bigger, and what was once a dream is getting closer by the day to becoming reality…

Saipem racks up US$7.9B in contracts

May 21, 2013

Saipem announced that it has already exceeded 50% of its new contract acquisition target for 2013 in the Engineering & Construction (E&C) Business Unit. The total value of new contracts acquired from January 2013 to date in the E&C Business…

Decommissioning—a view from the Southern North Sea conference

May 20, 2013

Innovating and being willing to do things differently could help save in excess of £100million of the cost of decommissioning its southern North Sea assets, says Anglo-French independent Perenco. But there is still plenty of scope for improvement…

Cal Dive rolls Pemex double

May 16, 2013

Cal Dive International, Inc. has secured two contracts from Pemex worth a combined total of $188 million, the company announced on 15 May 2013. The scope of the first contract, which is worth an estimated $129 million, involves the procurement…

DOE Inc announces two new autonomous/WiFi controlled USVs

May 15, 2013

DOE, Inc. (Deep Ocean Engineering) announced they have added two new vehicles to their product line, the dual hull H-1750 and the mono hull I-1650.  Both vehicles are controlled wirelessly by a dedicated WiFi link and have ranges up to 2km…

Toyo wins P-74 topsides

May 13, 2013

Brazil's Petrobras awarded Toyo Engineering Corp. affiliate, Estaleiros do Brasil Ltda. (EBR), an EPCI contract for its P-74 FPSO, Toyo announced on 13 May 2013. The contract was awarded by Petrobras Netherlands BV. The scope includes…

Schoolhill joins forces with Francis Brown

May 09, 2013

Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering has signed a collaboration agreement with a North East England fabrication company. The collaboration with Teesside-based Francis Brown Engineering will enable both Schoolhill Hydraulic…

Boskalis wins Shell installation contract

May 07, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the Malampaya Project off the coast of Palawan Island, in the Republic of the Philippines…

EMAS AMC on Statoil's Smørbukk South

May 03, 2013

EMAS AMC, the subsea services division of EMAS, a leading global offshore contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas (O&G) industry and the operating brand of Ezra Holdings Limited, announced today that it has been awarded a subsea engineering…

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