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Wood Group bags Chevron Tigris, Anchor work

May 17, 2017

Wood Group has signed a 10-year master services agreement (MSA) with Chevron that allows them to deliver conceptual engineering, pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED), FEED, detailed design and procurement services in multiple locations…

Drillship design gets ABS approval

May 03, 2017

ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, is working with industry to improve efficiencies in offshore development.    “ABS is working on multiple fronts to help the offshore industry find efficiencies and streamline operations…

Siemens, Aker BP in digital partnership

May 03, 2017

Siemens will deliver advanced digital solutions for Aker BP’s future field development projects as part of a long-term partnership between the two companies focused on the design, supply and installation of electrical, instrumentation, control…

Gall Thomson releases Petal Valve MBC

May 03, 2017

Gall Thomson, a provider of marine breakaway coupling (MBC) technology, has developed an enhanced version of its Petal Valve MBC for the offshore hydrocarbon transfer market. Petal17 is 20% lighter than the mean average weight of its…

SLB develops fluid mapping service, SpectraSphere

May 03, 2017

Schlumberger (SLB) has released their new SpectraSphere fluid mapping-while-drilling service at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. The service delivers downhole fluid composition during drilling with real-time pressure measurements-while-drilling…

Xvision develops Field AP online tool

May 01, 2017

Xvision Software has developed FieldAP, a 100% cloud-based technology for the energy industry providing offshore project managers with an online tool for visual field development, digital planning and cost containment. According to Xvision…

BHI introduces DEEPFRAC fracturing service

May 01, 2017

Baker Hughes (BHI) has introduced its DEEPFRAC deepwater multistage fracturing service, which aims to save operators hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore developments through efficiency gains across the completion phase. Using multiposition sleeves and patented flowback control technology…

WFT upgrades RipTide drilling reamer

May 01, 2017

Weatherford International (WFT) has released the RipTide RFID drilling reamer that incorporates advanced cutter technology at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference.  The RipTide RFID drilling reamer is a proven tool that has been deployed in deepwater fields throughout the world…

Improving umbilical design

May 01, 2017

Technip’s Maurice Anderson discusses the benefits of using new software for designing umbilicals. Design software and cross section design. Images from Technip. The design of…

NPD awards AGR support agreement

Apr 28, 2017

AGR has been awarded a frame agreement to deliver well and drilling engineering advice to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to support evaluation of drilling programs, well design and testing, completions and plugging and abandoning…

TechnipFMC, Aker bag Cara study

Apr 21, 2017

Operator Engie E&P Norge has awarded contracts to TechnipFMC and Aker Engineering and Technology for feasibility studies for the Cara project in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. The studies intend to show the potential, challenges and opportunities at an early stage of the development…

PTTEP awards Neptune Cash Maple work

Apr 21, 2017

Neptune has been awarded a major geophysical and geotechnical work scope by PTTEP, Thailand's national petroleum exploration and production company, at the Cash Maple Field, approximately 630km North-Northeast of Broome, Australia. Neptune…

Ampelmann develops Icemann crew transfer system

Apr 20, 2017

Ampelmann, a provider of safe offshore access to the energy industry, has released it latest Walk to Work system which has been specially designed for operation in extreme cold conditions. The N-type, nicknamed Icemann, was officially launched in Rotterdam…

Wood Group wins Snore FEED contract

Apr 11, 2017

Wood Group has been awarded a contract with Statoil to provide front end engineering design (FEED) to the subsea flowline system of the Snorre Expansion Project (SEP) in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract will be delivered by Wood Group’s Stavanger…

Lamprell delivers Shelf Drilling jackup

Apr 07, 2017

Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has taken delivery of its second newbuild jackup rig – Shelf Drilling Krathong (SDK) – from Lamprell. The rig was delivered within budget and on-time. It is scheduled to depart for Thailand by 20 April 2017 where it commences operations for Chevron Thailand…

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