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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…

Wood Group acquires Ingenious

Apr 08, 2016

Wood Group has acquired Ingenious Inc., a supplier of proprietary software and consulting services to the global chemical, oil and gas, and energy industries. The acquisition provides a manufacturing operations management systems capability…

Wärtsilä wins vessel design contract

Apr 06, 2016

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the design for a new jackup lift vessel. The contract was signed in March with a well-known Chinese yard and includes an option for three additional vessels. The Wärtsilä design was developed in collaboration with Altis…

Woodside, Clough enter engineering services contract

Apr 06, 2016

Clough has been awarded an engineering services contract by Woodside Energy. Clough will work as part of an engineering panel to provide multi-disciplinary engineering services for Woodside.  The contract covers the full spectrum of engineering…

Kvaerner, Statoil sign Njord A agreement

Apr 04, 2016

Kvaerner has signed a framework agreement with Statoil, on behalf of partners, for upgrading of the Njord A semisubmersible platform. At the same time, Statoil has made the first call-off from the framework agreement with an estimated value of US$14…

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