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OE13: Intertec highlights advanced enclosure materials

Sep 03, 2013

Enclosure designs for protecting offshore equipment are evolving rapidly to combat the widespread problem of corrosion, and to meet industry demands for higher levels of safety and reliability, and new functionality. At Offshore Europe 2013…

Global Briefs: September 2013

Sep 01, 2013

Alaska states Arctic needs Alaska’s Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell stated the case for the state’s needs at the Ice-Diminished Arctic Conference in Washington, D.C. He emphasized the need for safety, security, and economic development in the region…

Bucket foundation may cut wind turbine costs

Sep 01, 2013

Suction piles have anchored offshore oil and gas production for years, but a new type - called a bucket foundation - is being promoted for offshore wind turbines in an effort to reduce costs. In February, Forewind, a consortium planning a huge turbine farm in the North Sea…

Pile drive technology tested

Aug 30, 2013

A consortium of Fistuca, Van Oord and TNO has performed a series of successful tests of BLUE Piling Technology (patented), an innovative technology to drive large piles offshore. At a shipyard of Van Oord in Zuilichem, The Netherlands…

Restructure and new MD for Reef Subsea

Aug 30, 2013

Reef Subsea is to restructure its business into two divisions - one focused on integrated subsea projects and to be led by a new managing director. Reef Subsea Integrated Projects, formed by the merger of Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway…

Umm Lulu project contracts awarded

Aug 29, 2013

Technip, as part of a consortium led by National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work on Umm Lulu full…

Contract awarded for Huisman wind-farm crane

Aug 27, 2013

Huisman has secured a contract for the delivery of a 1,500mt @ 32m “leg-encircling crane” for Seajacks new offshore wind farm installation vessel, Scylla. The contract for the 1,500mt crane was awarded to Huisman by the South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries…

Kongsberg renames crane simulator subsidiary

Aug 20, 2013

Kongsberg Maritime has officially renamed GlobalSim Inc., its wholly owned onshore and offshore crane simulator subsidiary, to Kongsberg GlobalSim Inc. The name change is part of GlobalSim’s ongoing incorporation into Kongsberg Maritime’s corporate structure…

Total contracts Ocean Installer

Aug 20, 2013

Total E&P UK has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for the recovery of casing at the Tomintoul location, west of the Shetland Islands.  The scope of the work involves the cutting and recovery of 472m of 20in. downhole casing from the seabed…

Subsea 7 post record backlog

Aug 14, 2013

Subsea 7 has posted a record backlog of US$10.4 billion for Q2 2013, with tendering continuing to be high into Q3. But profits were hit by a US$300 million loss provision on the Guará-Lula NE project, offshore Brazil. Jean Cahuzac…

Dockwise launches SHP jacket

Aug 13, 2013

Dockwise provides this video, filmed in November 2012, regarding the launch of the SHP jacket, now located at the SHWE field in the Bay of Begal, off Myanmar. The 22,000-ton jacket was launched at a water depth of 110m, using the HYSY229 installation barge.

Golden Eagle jackets delivered

Aug 13, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group’s Vlissingen fabrication yard has completed the fabrication of two jackets for the Golden Eagle Development project of Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. With the departure of  Nexen’s 6,400-ton PUQ (Production Utilities…

EnQuest Producer scope increased

Aug 13, 2013

First oil on EnQuest’s Alma/Galia project is now scheduled for Q1 next year, weather permitting, due to an increase in the scope of work on the development's floating production unit. EnQuest said the increased work related to the refurbishment…

Clair Ridge milestone marked

Aug 13, 2013

Platform jackets for the £4.5billion West of Shetland Clair Ridge development have been installed. The two jackets, which will be bridge-linked, were installed using Heerema Marine Contractor’s heavy lift vessel Thialf 75km west of the Shetland Islands…

OGX secures installation license in Campos basin

Aug 12, 2013

OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. (OGX)), received the Installation License to begin activities related to the development of oil production in BM-C-39 and BM-C-40 blocks, in the Campos Basin. The license was granted by the Brazilian…

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