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GE, Technip ink joint LNG solution pact

Jun 14, 2016

GE Oil & Gas and Technip have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint project to explore areas to co-develop digital solutions for the LNG industry, with a particular focus on the design and build phase of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects…

iXblue offers INS range for AUVs

Jun 14, 2016

The iXblue’s Phins Compact Family has been designed to offer the AUV industry players the ability to choose an inertial navigation system (INS) adapted to their vehicle. Based on iXblue’s fiber-optic gyroscope technology, Phins C3, C5, and…

Diamond, Trelleborg in joint riser development pact

Jun 13, 2016

Diamond Offshore Drilling and Trelleborg's offshore operation have announced a joint development agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology developed by Diamond Offshore. According to Diamond, its patented…

InterMoor completes Turritella work

Jun 08, 2016

InterMoor has successfully completed the final tensioning and chain cutting operations on the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, Turritella, for the Shell Stones project, located in the Walker Ridge protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM)…

GE completes connector qualification

Jun 08, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has completed the qualification of its upgraded 36kV high voltage wet mate connector. MECON WM 36/500 is designed to offer greater reliability and predictability in subsea power system connections, and can be used with equipment such as transformers…

Scottish firms head to Myanmar

Jun 01, 2016

Dr. Lena Wilson, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise and chair of Scotland’s Energy Jobs Taskforce, is leading the first ever delegation of Scottish companies to Myanmar in a bid to identify trade, investment and collaboration opportunities in the market…

JDR inks Vashishta subsea work off India

May 24, 2016

UK supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables JDR has been awarded a contract by GE Oil & Gas, on behalf of operator ONGC, for the Vashishta and S1 development project, offshore India. The Vashishta and S1 fields are in the KG Basin…

Siemens gets Beatrice wind order

May 23, 2016

Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant in Scotland. The company is to supply, install, and commission 84 wind turbines, each with a 154m rotor diameter designed to generate 7MW of power, for the 'Beatrice' project…

Airborne TCP FMECA for Libra

May 16, 2016

The Libra consortium has invited Airborne Oil & Gas to perform a failure mode, effect and criticality assessment (FMECA) for a TCP (thermoplastic composite pipe) Riser that could be used at the giant Libra field offshore Brazil. The request…

Tracerco completes Houston facility upgrade

May 16, 2016

Tracerco, part of the FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey, has completed a US$5 million upgrade of their facilities in Houston. The new facilities include an environmentally controlled subsea simulation tank to prepare their subsea diagnostic technologies prior to mobilization offshore…

Halliburton's Landmark upgrades EDT

May 09, 2016

Landmark, a Halliburton (HAL) business line and provider of exploration and production software, has released of EDT 5000.14 (Engineer’s Desktop), an upgrade to its integrated suite of well construction applications. The new EDT delivers…

Taking drillships to deeper levels

May 01, 2016

Ken Richardson and Ian Simpson, of ABS, review current deepwater drillship designs and technologies. Friede & Goldman’s DS3810 deepwater drillship design, which is being evaluated by ABS for AIP…

Aqualis, CSCD join engineering forces

Apr 21, 2016

Aqualis Offshore and China Ship Design & Research Center Co. (CSDC) have signed an agreement to cooperate on engineering projects both in China and internationally.  CSDC specializes in shipbuilding and offshore engineering services.…

Sakhalin Energy, Ampelmann sign Icemann agreement

Apr 18, 2016

Ampelmann and Sakhalin Energy Investment signed an agreement to install and operate a winterized version of an Ampelmann’s motion compensated gangway system. This system is designed to be capable of safely and efficiently transferring work crew in temperatures down to -28˚C…

US releases final well control rules

Apr 14, 2016

Nearly six years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has revealed final well control regulations designed to reduce future risks of a devastating offshore oil or gas blowout…

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