Engineering News

Wood Group names new MD

Feb 19, 2014

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) appointed a new regional managing director to lead its Australia & Asia Pacific business. Andrew Stewart previously the southern operations business manager in Australia, and now will step into the position as part of a planned handover from Matt Gavin…

Technip gets Zakum field work

Feb 13, 2014

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) has selected Technip for project management consultancy services on the Zakum field, offshore Abu Dhabi The contract will cover the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) phases of the Zakum Oil Lines Replacement Project-Phase 1 (ZKOL)…

Johan Sverdrup plan agreed

Feb 13, 2014

Statoil and its partners on the giant Johan Sverdrup field have chosen a four-platform development concept, with power from shore. The field, containing 1.8-2.9billion boe, is one of the five largest discoveries on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Proserv buys KRG

Feb 11, 2014

Energy production technology services company Proserv has bought KRG Industries Ltd from majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg. Co. Ltd, (Torishima) in Japan. KRG provides precision engineering services to the oil and gas and aerospace and defense industries…

Wood Group,Trac team up in Australia

Feb 06, 2014

Wood Group Kenny Pty Ltd. (WGK) and TRAC Oil & Gas Pty Ltd. (TRAC) signed a formal MoU for the provision of integrated integrity management, inspection, verification, non-destructive testing (NDT) and rope access solutions to conventional oil…

Dudgeon sees daylight

Feb 03, 2014

The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm development, off North Norfolk, England, is moving forward. In January, partners Statoil and Statkraft announced they awarded Siemens plc two contracts valued at US$848 million, covering the supply and service of 67 wind turbine generators (WTG)…

AMEC consortium on Shah Deniz II

Jan 28, 2014

The AMEC Tekfen Azfen (ATA) consortium has been awarded a US$974 million contract for work on the BP-operated Shah Deniz II gas field development in the Caspian Sea. The contract covers the fabrication, load out, and offshore hook-up…

Sembmarine SLP expands

Jan 27, 2014

Offshore engineering, construction, and support services firm Sembmarine SLP is investing in additional facilities in Lowestoft and Aberdeen. In Lowestoft, the company's Offshore Services Group has just moved into new premises at Newcombe House…

Ramboll wins Caspian FEED

Jan 27, 2014

Russia’s Lukoil has commissioned Ramboll to perform pre-front end engineering and design (FEED) studies for the Yuri S. Kuvykin field in the Russian sector of the north Caspian Sea. Ramboll’s work will focus on a drilling complex and topside living quarters…

Wison to supply FRU off India

Jan 23, 2014

Wison Offshore & Marine will supply a barge-based floating LNG regasification unit (FRU), to be installed offshore India, for New Jersey-based Vessel Gasification Solutions (VGS). Under the agreement, Wison affiliates will be responsible for the turnkey engineering…

Africa wins for Wood Group

Jan 21, 2014

WGPSN has secured a five year contract extension to provide operations, maintenance and construction management services for asset facilities in central Africa, in a deal worth more than $140 million. The contract employs about 580 people…

Kvaerner to upend Aasta Hansteen

Jan 17, 2014

Technip Norge AS has awarded Kvaerner a sub-contract for the fjord base and support services related to the upending and make-ready for mating operations of the substructure for the Aasta Hansteen spar platform (pictured at right). Kvaerner's…

PD&MS secures BP Caspian contract

Jan 14, 2014

PD&MS Energy has secured a three year contract to provide platform engineering services and upgrades for BP-operated projects in the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey region (AGT). The Aberdeen-based firm has options to extend the contract by an additional five years…

Chevron makes Alder decision

Jan 13, 2014

Chevron North Sea Ltd. will proceed with its high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) Alder field development in the North Sea after receiving regulatory approval. Discovered in 1975, Chevron says new technology has helped to unlock the central North Sea field…

AMEC eyes Foster Wheeler

Jan 13, 2014

UK-based engineering and project management firm AMEC has said it has made a provisional offer to buy Switzerland-headquartered Foster Wheeler AG for US$3.2 billion.Foster Wheeler is an international engineering, construction and project management contractor…

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