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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…

PHOTO: FTAI Ocean's New Well Intervention Tower Stands Tall at Wilton's Teesside Site

Jun 09, 2021

North East England-based offshore technology supplier Osbit Ltd has said it has reached a key milestone in the assembly of an innovative new well intervention tower system for FTAI Ocean.Following the installation of the top section of the tower onto the lower section in a complex lift operation…

Worley Bags Engineering, Procurement Contract with Ithaca at Captain Field

Jun 08, 2021

Australian engineering firm Worley has secured a two-year contract to provide engineering and procurement (E&P) services to Stage 2 of Ithaca Energy’s Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project in the UK North Sea.The Captain field, operated by Ithaca Energy…

PHOTO: IOG's Blythe and Southwark Platforms Installed in North Sea

Jun 07, 2021

North Sea-focused oil and gas company IOG has installed the Blythe and Southwark gas platforms at their respective offshore field locations in the UK.Located in the southern North Sea, the two usually unmanned, remotely controlled platforms…

Shell, Aegir Insights in Offshore Wind Collab

Jun 04, 2021

Denmark-based Aegir Insights, an offshore wind investment analytics company, has announced a partnership with Shell, where Aegir Insights will provide data-driven analytics and intelligence to help Shell's offshore wind business development…

Saipem Acquires Naval Energies' Floating Wind Business

Jun 04, 2021

Italian energy services firm Saipem has agreed to acquire the floating wind business of the French company Naval Energies, a subsidiary of Naval Group.The business consists of Naval Energies' engineering know-how on floating units, intellectual property rights…

Petronas Speeds Up Field Development Planning with Schlumberger's Software

Jun 02, 2021

Oilfield services and technology company Schlumberger has announced an enterprise-scale deployment of advanced digital solutions for the Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas, to speed up the oil firm's field development planning.According to Schlumberger…

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