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Three Firms Vying for BHP's Trion FSO Award

Jun 24, 2020

Australian company BHP has selected three contractors to deliver an early engineering study for a Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) for the Trion field in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico, offshore Mexico.The three companies are Altera Infrastructure (formerly known as Teekay Offshore)…

Lamprell, Seaway 7 Firm-up Seagreen Jackets Contract

Jun 24, 2020

Offshore construction company Lamprell has won a firm order to deliver substructures for Seagreen - the giant offshore wind farm being developed offshore Scotland.Lamprell, based in UAE, had earlier this month received a letter of award from…

VIDEO: Boskalis Removes Neptune's Dutch North Sea Platforms

Jun 24, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has completed the removal of three platforms from the Dutch sector of the North Sea with the help of the Dutch offshore contractor Boskalis.The platforms, L10-C, L10-D, and L10-G, had been in production for four decades before ceasing production in 2016…

DeepOcean Secures Subsea Work at Repsol's Yme Field

Jun 24, 2020

Offshore installation contractor DeepOcean has been awarded an EPCI contract for marine operations on Repsol’s Yme project in the North Sea offshore Norway.The award to DeepOcean covers project management, engineering, construction, and offshore…

China's Jutal Nets Offshore Wind, FPSO Orders Worth $283M

Jun 23, 2020

China's Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited has said it has won orders to build components for an offshore wind farm and an FPSO, for unnamed clients.Jutal said in a statement that the contracts were awarded to Zhuhai Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited…

KBR to Move Away from LNG, Energy Business

Jun 23, 2020

Engineering and construction firm KBR Inc will exit most of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction and other energy projects, it told investors and employees, as customers pull back on energy investments.The company will refocus on government contracts and technology businesses…

ORE Catapult's Floating Wind Center Attracts Leading Offshore Energy Players

Jun 22, 2020

UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said Monday that ten of the world’s leading offshore energy organizations have joined it  Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies…

Navantia-Windar Wins $392M Contract to Build Jackets for French Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 19, 2020

Iberdrola, through its French subsidiary Ailes Marines, has awarded the Navantia-Windar UTE consortium a contract to build 62 jackets for the or the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm which the energy company is developing off the coast of Brittany…

Aker Solutions Develops Faster Offshore Well Workover System

Jun 17, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions has said it has developed a modified workover system that enables faster and more cost-effective planned interventions. The concept will first be applied on Equinor’s Visund field in the North Sea…

PG Flow Solutions Pumps Selected for Aker BP's Hod

Jun 17, 2020

PG Flow Solutions has won a contract to supply pump systems for AKER BP's normally unmanned wellhead platform to be used at the planned Hod field development in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Aker BP last week made the final investment decision for the Hod project…

Eidesvik Equips Fleet with Energy Efficiency Software

Jun 16, 2020

The Norwegian offshore shipowner Eidesvik has signed a contract with Yxney Maritime for the use of Yxney's Maress energy efficiency software on its vessels, as a step towards further emissions reduction.Maress is a cloud-based system using available…

AF Gruppen to Dismantle Curlew FPSO

Jun 15, 2020

Oil company Shell has awarded Norway's AF Gruppen a contract for the dismantling and recycling of the Curlew FPSO.The Curlew is an FPSO which was deployed at the Curlew field in the UK North Sea in 1997, approximately 210km east of the Aberdeenshire coastline…

Worley Nets London Array Offshore Wind Farm Work

Jun 15, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded Australian engineering firm Worley a contract for statutory inspections and general maintenance of wind-turbine-generator cranes and lifts across all turbines on the London Array offshore wind farm…

ConocoPhillips Completes Tasmanian Block Farm-In

Jun 11, 2020

ConocoPhillips Australia has completed the acquisition of an 80 percent stake in from 3D Oil in Australia's offshore Tasmanian Permit T/49P.The oil giant will pay 3D Oil A$5 million cash payment in recognition of previous expenditure at the Otway basin offshore block…

LOC Completes MWS Work for Qatargas' North Field Bravo Project

Jun 10, 2020

Marine and engineering consulting firm LOC Group has recently completed Marine Warranty Surveyor work for the Qatargas North Field Bravo Expansion Project, offshore Qatar.The scope of work included the review of the engineering and procedures for the design…

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