Offshore Engineer Design News


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…

Shear compliance

Nov 01, 2016

Enovate Systems’ Michael O’Sullivan and Stuart Ellison examine the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s new well control rule and its implications for BOP casing shear rams. Photo from iStock…

LEEDCo appoints ODE as Icebreaker Wind rep

Oct 27, 2016

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) in Cleveland, Ohio has appointed Offshore Design Engineering Ltd. (ODE), an engineering and operations support services contractor that is part of the DORIS Group located in the UK, as the engineering representative for Icebreaker Wind…

Ulstein, SeaOwls partner in SOUL jackup design

Oct 24, 2016

Ulstein Design & Solutions and SeaOwls BV have formed a partnership to jointly develop the next generation self-propelled heavy lift jackup vessel. Image of van Leeuwen, Snijders. From Ulstein…

Statoil awards Aker Mongstad contract

Oct 17, 2016

Aker Solutions won a contract from Statoil to build the pipeline facilities, modifications and tie-ins needed at the Mongstad terminal to receive oil from the North Sea Johan Sverdrup field. The contract, valued at about US$42.5 million (NOK 350 million)…

Sevan CEO to step down

Oct 10, 2016

Sevan Marine CEO Carl Lieungh will step down from the company, effective 1 January 2017. The company's board of directors has appointed current CFO, Reese McNeel, as the new CEO. He will carry out both functions in parallel, the firm said in a statement today (10 October)…

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