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Penspen, Crestech form Nigerian alliance

Dec 20, 2016

Penspen, a provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry, has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Nigerian engineering firm Crestech. The partnership will enable the two businesses to provide engineering…

Culzean capex lowered

Dec 13, 2016

Investment costs for the Culzean project are now forecasted to be around US$4 billion, a reduction of about $500 million on the estimate at project sanction, said Gretchen Watkins, CEO, Maersk Oil at the Maersk Group Capital Markets Day in Copenhagen…

Wood Group, HFG sign NCS MOU

Dec 06, 2016

Wood Group and Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint efforts to offer wellhead platform development, from design to installation, hook-up and commissioning, to clients on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Salunda develops hand-help MudChecker

Dec 06, 2016

Salunda Ltd. has designed its latest hand-held technology to provide rapid and consistent analysis of mud properties during drilling and completion of oil and gas wells. Offering an alternative to conventional retort and titration testing…

CGG releases HampsonRussell update

Dec 01, 2016

CGG GeoSoftware has released a new version of its HampsonRussell reservoir characterization software, with new features for attribute extraction and prediction along horizontal wells, as well as upgraded geostatistical mapping capabilities…

Trellborg expands Houston team

Nov 28, 2016

Trelleborg’s offshore operation based in Houston has invested in a new Global Riser Analysis team to incorporate in-house mathematical simulation capabilities into its current engineering group. The Global Riser Analysis team consists…

SMD develops Sentio virtualization software

Nov 23, 2016

SMD, a subsea technology provider, has introduced of Sentio, a synthetic environment and virtualization platform that is designed to optimize and improve the efficiency of operations in offshore environments. Sentio lets the user create models and environments to produce virtual scenarios…

ExproSoft develops cloud-based simulator

Nov 21, 2016

Norway-based ExproSoft has developed WellMaster Simulator, a cloud-based well life simulator for new and mature fields. The solution is designed to help oil and gas operators predict well interventions, downtime, and operating expenses (OPEX)…

URS develops Mattress Recovery Tool

Nov 18, 2016

Utility ROV Services (URS) has developed a new Mattress Recovery Tool (MRT) for the oil and gas decommissioning market. The tool has been designed to recover concrete mattresses that have been installed extensively in oil and gas fields to protect subsea piping…

Austal delivers LCTV to SPO

Nov 16, 2016

Austal Ltd. has delivered its second high speed crew transfer vessel this year, to Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO). The 57.6m, all-aluminium catamaran was designed by Incat Crowther and constructed by Austal’s shipyard in the Philippines. It…

MacGregor develops 3D Motion Compensator

Nov 14, 2016

MacGregor introduced the 3D Motion Compensator (3DMC), a flexible retrofit device, which is designed to enhance the load-handling precision of an offshore crane even in challenging sea states.  'MacGregor's standard active heave-compensation (AHC)…

KBR selects Intergraph Smart 3D

Nov 11, 2016

KBR selected and implemented Intergraph Smart 3D from Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) to improve the execution of key projects for the design and construction of offshore platforms and large liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction plants around the globe…

Saipem inks US$1 billion in work

Nov 09, 2016

Saipem has been awarded new contracts with an overall amount of about US$1 billion, with two major deals awarded by Saudi Aramco. In particular, the most significant are the notification of award by Saudi Aramco of two EPIC contracts (engineering…

Trelleborg to design new buoyancy product

Nov 04, 2016

Trelleborg is set to develop the next generation of buckling mitigation buoyancy technology with an award from Chevron to Trelleborg’s offshore operation to develop the patented technology, which includes the design and qualification of this new buoyancy product…

Emerson, IPRES agree to collaborate

Nov 01, 2016

Emerson Automation Solutions and IPRES (Integrated Petroleum Resource and Economic Service), a Norwegian provider of advanced software tools and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, have agreed to collaborate.  Under the terms of the agreement…

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