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Amplus Awarded Contract in Angola

Aug 07, 2019

Floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy Services announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to reevaluate the development of marginal fields in Angola with the aim to form economically viable…

BP Signs Frame Agreement with Siemens

Jul 26, 2019

Siemens said it has signed a five-year frame agreement with BP to support the UK supermajor as one of its main electrical contractors for future onshore and offshore upstream projects globally.The deal allows BP access to Siemens technology…

MAN Wins Chevron FEED Gig

Jul 18, 2019

Chevron Australia has awarded a contract to MAN Energy Solutions to support the front-end engineering and design study of a subsea compression solution for Chevron-operated Jansz-Io field off Western Australia.According to a press note from the German tech major…

Bourbon Aims to Step Up Crew Boat Comfort

Jul 16, 2019

Offshore personnel transport provider Bourbon Mobility said it is proposing services inspired by the aviation industry for its customers.The company has called on the expertise of the PEUGEOT Design Lab for the design of new cabins developed in a range of three comfort levels: Business Class…

Kvaerner Awarded Jackdaw FEED from Shell

Jun 25, 2019

Norwegian based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Kvaerner said it has been awarded a contract from Shell to perform an early phase design engineering of the planned Jackdaw wellhead platform on the UK Continental Shelf.Kvaerner…

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…

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

May 15, 2019

Norwegian authorities have formally approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field, Equinor announced on Wednesday. The Norwegian energy company said the NOK 41 billion ($4.7 billion) project…

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…

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