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Australia: Santos Starts Dorado Offshore Field FEED

Jun 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos on Tuesday announced the start of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Dorado field development in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia. Contracts are expected to be awarded in the next few months…

Malaysia: Handal Wins 5-year Crane Contract with ExxonMobil

Jun 25, 2021

Malaysian offshore services provider Handal Energy has been awarded a crane services contract with ExxonMobil in Malaysia.Under the contract,  Handal Energy's subsidiary Handal Cranes will provide crane operation and maintenance services.The contract is for five years…

UK's Wood Expects Margins to Improve. Reports Drop in Half-year Revenue

Jun 24, 2021

Engineering and consultancy company Wood Plc said on Thursday its first-half revenue fell 21% as its clients in the energy industry cut back on spending but predicted an improvement in margins compared with crisis-hit 2020.The UK-listed firm…

Heerema Breaks Jacket Installation Record at Johan Sverdrup Field

Jun 23, 2021

Dutch offshore installation firm Heerema Marine Contractors said Wednesday its heavy lift vessel Sleipnir had broken records on the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 development project in Norway.'On June 18, Sleipnir successfully installed the 12,050 metric ton Johan Sverdrup processing platform (P2) jacket…

BW Ideol, Hitachi ABB Power Grids Working on Floating Substations for Offshore Wind

Jun 23, 2021

Floating wind technology developer BW Ideol has teamed up with Hitachi ABB Power Grids on developing scalable floating substations for offshore wind.In what has been described as an industry-first collaboration, the duo will work on developing…

VIDEO: Friede & Goldman Launches Offshore Wind Feeder Concept

Jun 22, 2021

Friede & Goldman Ltd. (F&G), a company known for its offshore oil drilling rig designs, has announced the BargeRack, 'a revolutionary solution to the feeder concept of offshore wind turbine installation.''BargeRack is tapping F&G’s unmatched…

Odfjell Oceanwind, Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy Collaborate on Floating Mobile Offshore Wind Units

Jun 18, 2021

Norwegian company Odfjell Oceanwind, which describes itself as the mobile offshore wind pioneer, has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy.Under the MoU Odfjell Oceanwind intends to use…

Contract Extension: Wood to Keep Supporting Equinor's Offshore Assets in Norway

Jun 16, 2021

Engineering firm Wood has secured an extension of its existing framework agreement with the Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor. Wood will continue to support Equinor's offshore assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf as part of the agreement…

Proserv Acquires Dron & Dickson's Abu Dhabi Business

Jun 15, 2021

Oil and gas services company Proserv Controls, has acquired the Middle Eastern operations of Dron & Dickson Electromechanical Contracting (DDEC) LLC, for an undisclosed fee. DDEC is a UK-based specialist in the supply, assembly, and maintenance of hazardous areas and industrial electrical equipment…

Wood Bags Five-year Extension at Hibernia

Jun 11, 2021

Oil and gas services firm Wood has secured a contract renewal for the provision of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) solutions and maintenance to the Hibernia platform off the coast of St. John’s, Newfoundland, and Labrador.The…

Kongsberg Maritime to Design, Equip Awind's New Offshore Wind Vessels

Jun 11, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has secured contracts with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) to design and equip two construction service operation vessels (CSOV) for Awind AS.Awind AS is a Norway-based offshore ship owner and a subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS…

Aker Solutions Manager Charged in Malaysia over False Documents

Jun 11, 2021

A Malaysian manager of Norway's largest oil services provider Aker Solutions was charged on Friday over allegations he submitted false documents in dealings with state-owned energy firm Petronas , according to a court charge-sheet.Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman…

Aker Solutions Manager Questioned in Malaysia. 'Charges expected'

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions said on Thursday one of its managers was being questioned by Malaysian authorities and three sources familiar with the case said they expected charges to be brought on Friday.Malaysia's Anti-Corruption…

McDermott Names Mukherjee COO

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore energy services provider McDermott has appointed Samik Mukherjee as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 'In this position, Mukherjee will continue to advance the company's long-term strategy through solid alignment of its service offerings to meet evolving customer needs…

Yinson to Conduct pre-FEED for TotalEnergies' Suriname, Angola FPSOs

Jun 09, 2021

Malaysian FPSO specialist Yinson has been selected by TotalEnergies, to conduct preliminary Front-End Engineering Design (“pre-FEED”) for two FPSOs to be installed in Block 20/21 in Angola and Block 58 in Suriname. The Angola project FPSO is…

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