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New Offshore Wind Foundation Tested

May 17, 2019

A “potentially revolutionary” new offshore wind foundation is being put to the test, says hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford.The company is working with partners Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL…

McDermott to Build Amoca Platform

Apr 30, 2019

McDermott International on Tuesday said it has been awarded a contract by Eni for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of wellhead platform one (WHP1) to be installed in the Amoca field, located approximately 30 kilometers offshore Dos Bocas in southeast Mexico…

Keppel Wins Lingshui 17-2 Engineering Work

Apr 25, 2019

Keppel FloaTEC secured an engineering services contract from China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC), the main engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor for the Lingshui 17-2 production semisubmersible to be built at COOEC's Qingdao facility in China…

CMHI Gets AIP for Two Offshore Designs

Apr 17, 2019

China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification society DNV GL for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine shuttle.The certificates, which…

Subsea Tiebacks Go the Distance

Mar 29, 2019

While the blue economy and renewables loomed large on today’s agenda at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference (OMC) in Ravenna, Italy, moves toward extending exploration into underexplored Greece, as well as technologies to enable more fields to be produced as subsea tiebacks…

Lundin Announces Solveig Development Plan

Mar 27, 2019

Lundin Petroleum on Wednesday announced its plans to develop the Solveig oilfield, formerly known as Luno II, offshore Norway, with startup planned in 2021.The Solveig oil discovery in PL359, is located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

RDS Tallies Design Engineering Contract

Mar 12, 2019

KCA Deutag’s engineering and design solutions provider RDS has been awarded a new contract for the detailed design of a drilling facility for an offshore platform.The contract, which marks RDS’s first detail design award for a new greenfield platform since the oil price decline in 2014…

Neptune to Present Plan for Duva, Gjoea P1

Feb 21, 2019

Operator Neptune Energy will on Thursday present investment plans for two Norwegian oil and gas fields, the country's energy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.The plan for Duva (previously known as Cara) and Gjoea P1 amount to almost 10 billion crowns ($1…

Kvaerner to Study Floating Wind Structures

Feb 11, 2019

Norway based Kvaerner said it has signed a contract with Norwegian energy company Equinor to study how floating concrete substructures for offshore wind turbines can be designed and constructed for the planned Hywind Tampen project in the North Sea…

Wood Brings a Regional Focus Globally

Jan 25, 2019

Wood is using a global yet regional approach to complete offshore projects around the world.Kent McAllister, Wood’s president for capital projects upstream & midstream, called Equinor’s Peregrino 2 project a good example of that kind of global yet regional approach…

Saipem Wins EPIC Work from Saudi Aramco

Jan 18, 2019

Italian services company Saipem announced Friday it has been awarded two engineering, procurement, installation and construction EPIC contracts from Saudi Arabian national oil company Saudi Aramco as part of the long term agreement for offshore activities in Saudi Arabia…

Saipem Scores Additional Zohr Work

Dec 20, 2018

Italian services company Saipem said it has secured more than $1.2 billion worth of additional work for the “supergiant” Zohr field development project, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea.Saipem announced on Thursday it won an offshore contract addendum with Petrobel…

New Research on Gulf of Mexico Loop Current

Dec 19, 2018

More than $10 million in grant funding has been awarded for a group of new projects that aim to fill research gaps in order to help improve understanding and prediction of the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS).As the Gulf of Mexico's dominant ocean circulation feature…

Exxon, BHP to Develop West Barracouta Gas Field

Dec 13, 2018

ExxonMobil Corp and the world's top miner BHP Billiton said on Thursday they approved development of the West Barracouta gas field in the Gippsland Basin in Australia, to bring fresh gas to Australian domestic markets.Exxon said the project…

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