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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…

Damen finds solution for idle PSVs

Mar 30, 2016

Damen Shipyards Group has developed a committed response to the increasing number of laid up platform supply vessels (PSVs). The Dutch company’s solution involves converting idle PSVs into vessels capable of taking on roles in alternative sectors such as aquaculture…

Cross completes 15,000-psi subsea live well intervention package

Mar 30, 2016

The Cross Group has completed the engineering and design phase of its 7-3/8in 15,000-psi live well intervention package. Utilizing technological advancements along with field-proven technology, the newly designed 15,000-psi subsea live…

GustoMSC releases NG-3500X jackup design

Mar 23, 2016

The NG-3500X is the latest design in GustoMSC’s series of self-propelled jack-up designs – the NG series. Based on the NG-2500X and NG-1800X designs, the NG-3500X comes in two distinct versions for accommodation, services and well intervention…

OneSubsea, BP sign two EPC GFAs

Mar 16, 2016

OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, has signed two 5-year global frame agreements (GFA) with BP to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea aftermarket services. Continuing previous supply agreements with BP…

Schlumberger releases AxeBlade bits

Mar 01, 2016

Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, has released the AxeBlade ridged diamond element bit, which incorporates new-geometry Axe ridged diamond elements across the bit face. AxeBlade bits are designed to improve rate of penetration (ROP) in…

MacGregor, COSCO ink Pusnes deal

Feb 18, 2016

MacGregor signed a contract to supply its Pusnes technology to the COSCO Shipyard Group in China. Upon the terms of the agreement, MacGregor will design, manufacture, deliver and commission complete Pusnes loading systems for two cargo transfer vessels (CTVs)…

Wärtsilä to design new type of deepwater DSV

Feb 17, 2016

Wärtsilä entered into a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co. last month to design a new type of deepwater dive support vessel (DSV) for China state-owned company Shanghai Salvage Bureau (SSB). Image from Wärtsilä…

Water Standard bags Appomattox gig

Feb 16, 2016

Water treatment solutions company Water Standard secured a contract with Shell Offshore for the design, fabrication, testing, and shipment of an ultrapure water generation package (UWGP) to be integrated on Appomattox, Shell’s floating production system located in deepwater…

Cathelco wins BWT order for Harvey Gulf

Feb 08, 2016

Cathelco’s agent in New Orleans, Green Marine and Industrial Equipment Co., has won an order to supply a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for a new offshore vessel built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, for Harvey Gulf International Marine…

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