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Severe Weather Delays Jadestone Energy's Montara Field Restart Plans

Feb 28, 2023

Asia Pacific-focused oil and gas company Jadestone said Monday it wouldn't meet its previously planned end-of-month production restart from the Montara field, off western Australia, as bad weather was hampering topside maintenance work on the Montara Venture FPSO…

Petrofac Extends North Sea Partnership with ICR Integrity

Feb 28, 2023

ICR Integrity (ICR), global provider of specialist repair, inspection, and integrity solutions, said Tuesday it had been re-awarded the Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Petrofac, valued at over £1 million per year, after a successful tender…

Worker Loses Arm in Incident on Offshore Drilling Rig

Feb 23, 2023

An investigation into a potentially fatal offshore rig incident in Norway in which a worker lost his arm after getting crushed by a heavy drag chain, has now been completed.The incident occurred on the Linus jack-up rig on November 10, 2022…

Probe into Gas Leaks on Statfjord B Platform Reveals "Serious breaches of regulations"

Feb 23, 2023

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety regulator PSA Norway has ordered Equinor to ensure maintenance of hydrocarbon pipes in carbon steel on the Statfjord B platform after a probe into May 2022 gas leaks found what the PSA said were serious breaches of regulations…

Nord Stream Pipeline Blast Inquiries Ongoing, Denmark, Sweden, Germany Tell UN

Feb 23, 2023

Investigations by Denmark, Germany and Sweden into explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines have not yet concluded, the three countries said on Tuesday as the U.N. Security Council met to discuss the September incident.Russia, which called for the meeting…

Sea Otter Features Meet Offshore Wind Technology in NOV's Enhydra MSOV

Feb 07, 2023

NOV's Marine and Construction business unit has come up with a 'new and flexible' Modular Service and Operations Vessel (MSOV) concept to 'optimize offshore wind farm operations and maintenance.' NOV says the vessel's features resemble those of a sea otter…

BMS Adds Two Inspection Class ROV’s

Jan 30, 2023

Baker Marine Solutions (BMS) has invested in its underwater inspection service, purchasing two Outland 3000 ROVs. The new 3000 series offers built-in high-speed communication capability to support multiple ethernet devices, additional thrust and payload capacity…

TAQA, Fugro in Europe's "First" Uncrewed Offshore Integrity Inspection

Jan 30, 2023

Oil and gas firm TAQA has partnered with the Dutch offshore survey company Fugro for a pilot project using uncrewed surface vessels for underwater inspections.According to TAQA, its Dutch subsidiary TAQA Netherlands is 'the first oil and gas…

Scana's PSW Technology Wins 3-year Mongstad Maintenance Services Deal with Equinor

Jan 25, 2023

Norway's Equinor has awarded Scana-owned PSW Technology a three-year contract for maintenance services at the Mongstad refinery, Equinor's largest. The oil to the Mongstad terminal mainly arrives through two pipelines from Troll B and Troll C and connected offshore oil fields…

Bilfinger UK, Sulzer Partner Up to Drive Down Offshore Wind O&M Cost

Jan 09, 2023

Industrial services provider Bilfinger UK said Monday it had teamed up with Sulzer to help wind farm operators and developers cut their operations and maintenance (O&M) costs.According to Bilfinger, the partnership will see Bilfinger UK provide…

DeepOcean Nets $201.8M in Subsea Deals with Equinor, BP, ConocoPhillips

Nov 28, 2022

Subsea services provider DeepOcean said Monday it had secured 'substantial contracts' with oil and gas companies Equinor, ConocoPhillips, and BP worth a total of NOK 2 billion (around $201.8 million). The awards involve subsea inspection, maintenance…

Aker Solutions to Keep Providing M&M Services for Giant Johan Sverdrup Field in Norway

Nov 18, 2022

Aker Solutions has secured a contract extension with Equinor in Norway to continue providing maintenance and modification services (M&M) on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.'The extension of the call off is done in accordance with an existing frame agreement that lasts until February 2026…

Shell Wraps Up Bonga FPSO Maintenance in Nigeria

Nov 18, 2022

Shell has completed a scheduled maintenance at its 200,000 barrels-per-day Bonga deep water storage and offloading vessel in Nigeria, a spokesperson said.The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company said in a statement late on Thursday that the maintenance was completed in 22 days…

Shell Joins Project that Promises to Change Subsea Repair Game Using 3D Printing Tech

Nov 11, 2022

Oil major Shell has partnered with Kongsberg Ferrotech in a project that is developing tools to repair subsea assets using 3D printing technology.'Since 2021, Kongsberg Ferrotech has worked in a joint industry project with the partners Equinor…

Aker BP Hires ModuSpec for Offshore Rig Intake and Inspection Services

Nov 10, 2022

ModuSpec has secured a contract to provide rig intake and inspection services to the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract includes assisting Aker BP ASA during the inspection and acceptance phases of Saipem's Scarabeo 8, 6th generation…

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