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Simon Hird Subsea support

Mar 22, 2013

Simon Hird Houston-based offshore survey company UTEC appointed Simon Hird general manager of its Australian arm UTEC Survey Australia last month. Hird, an industry veteran, with 30 years experience in the oil and gas sectors, has been stationed in Australia since 2008…

Montrose topsides under construction

Mar 21, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group’s Zwijndrecht yard in the Netherlands officially started the construction of the integrated production Montrose BLP (bridge linked platform) topsides for client Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Ltd., the company announced on 21 March 2013…

Wärtsilä to set up Brazilian plant

Mar 18, 2013

Wärtsilä will set up a new fully-owned manufacturing facility in Brazil to meet the increasing market demand, particularly in the offshore market. Wärtsilä’s investment in the new facilities is approximately EUR 20 million.Wärtsilä Auxpac…

Energy Skills Challenge Fund helps train subsea divers

Mar 14, 2013

The Underwater Centre gains funding for 15 more trainees The Underwater Centre awarded further £130,000 to train a further 15 divers The Underwater Centre in Fort William has been awarded a further £130,000 as part of a major initiative…

Major North Sea wins for EMAS

Mar 14, 2013

The subsea services division of global offshore contractor EMAS has won two major contracts offshore Norway.EMAS AMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract, valued at approximately US$165 million…

Kvaerner inked for Hebron project

Mar 12, 2013

ExxonMobil Canada Properties has released the option for Kvaerner's joint venture company Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors to provide the full scope of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron Project gravity based structure (GBS)…

Siemens to supply 80 wind turbines in German North Sea

Mar 01, 2013

In February 2013, Siemens was awarded an order by Germany's wpd group to supply and install 80 wind turbines for the Butendiek offshore wind power plant off Germany's North Sea coast. When it comes online in 2015, the wind power plant's total…

Centrica's York starts flowing

Mar 01, 2013

Centrica Energy has started production on its southern North Sea York gas field.The York Platform (Image: Centrica)The field, 100% owned by Centrica Energy Upstream, is being produced by a normally unmanned installation and is expected to produce about 120mmscf/d of gas at its peak…

Technip to work with Russia's Rostec

Mar 01, 2013

Technip announces that it has signed two agreements with State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostec) during the official meeting between François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation…

IOS InterMoor AS contracted for mooring spreads

Feb 28, 2013

A worker spools mooring system wirwe at Mongstadbase, NorwayIOS InterMoor AS, an Acteon company, has secured a contract from Eni Norge to provide two complete mooring spreads for developmental drilling in the Goliat oilfield in the Barents Sea…

BP's PVSM project

Feb 26, 2013

Now that BP's PSVM project, in Block 31, off Angola is in production, the company has released this video detailing the work to get the field up and running.The PSVM project consists of four fields, Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte. All produce oil through a converted hull…

WorleyParsons acquires Rosenberg

Feb 22, 2013

WorleyParsons agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Bergen Group Rosenberg AS for a cash consideration of NOK 1 billion (including more than NOK 200 million of acquired cash). Norwegian-listed Rosenberg is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bergen Group ASA…

Technip expands PSVM role

Feb 21, 2013

Technip picks up new 5-year PSVM Angola dealNew contract follows completion of Technip's previous 5-year pact for engineering services on the Greater Plutonio FPSO. (Image: BP)BP Angola awarded Technip a 5-year contract for engineering…

FPSO Cidade de Itajai, Teekay

Feb 21, 2013

Teekay and Odebrecht Oil & Gas, owners of the FPSO Cidade de Itajaí, show the unit's transformation from an Aframax hull to its current state at Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The FPSO Cidade de Itajaí arrived offshore…

Palfinger Dreggen to deliver 30 offshore cranes to Brazil

Feb 19, 2013

Palfinger Dreggen AS has been awarded a contract for the delivery of 28 cranes to Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard Pte. Ltd. The contract includes the supply of cranes for seven drillships to Sete Brasil, scheduled for delivery between 2014 and 2017…

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