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Johan Castberg FPSO Turret Mooring System Complete

Apr 27, 2020

Dutch company SBM Offshore has announced the sailaway of the last two modules for the Turret Mooring System built for Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO which will, once completed, be deployed in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The modules will…

Malaysia Calls for Peaceful End to South China Sea Standoff

Apr 23, 2020

Malaysia called on Thursday for disputes over the South China Sea to be resolved by peaceful means, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels that a U.S. think tank said had been going on for months.U.S. and Australian warships arrived…

Repsol Sinopec Increases Petrofac's North Sea Workload

Apr 23, 2020

The UK-based oilfield services firm Petrofac has won more work from Repsol Sinopec Resources UK for offshore maintenance operations on oil platforms in the UK North Sea.Petrofac said Thursday it was preparing to extend its provision of operations…

Subsea 7 Scores 'Substantial' Offshore Wind Deal in Dutch North Sea

Apr 23, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has won a 'substantial' contract for work on the first subsidy-free offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The company has been tasked by Vatenfall to transport and install wind turbine monopile foundations…

New Enhanced Digital Smart Positioner

Apr 22, 2020

Rotork has introduced the new digital smart positioner which is appropriate for both control and on/off valve applications where enhanced diagnostics are required. It is ideal for highly critical applications in chemical/petrochemical processes…

Baker Hughes Posts $10B Loss

Apr 22, 2020

Oilfield firm Baker Hughes Co reported a $10 billion loss and lower-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on Wednesday as an 80% plunge in oil prices crushed demand for services and equipment.Oil futures this week turned negative for the…

'Major' North Sea Deal for Rever Offshore with Perenco

Apr 21, 2020

UK-based Rever Offshore has said it has won 'a major' contract win with Perenco the Southern North Sea.The company said the contract was a multi-million-pound one, but did not provide the exact value.According to Rever Offshore, the award is…

Norwegian Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Against Arctic Drilling

Apr 20, 2020

Norway's supreme court will hear a lawsuit opposing the country's Arctic oil exploration brought by Greenpeace and other environmental groups, it said on Monday, in a landmark case for Western Europe's largest oil and gas producer.The environmental…

Halliburton Books $1.1B Charge, Slashes Spending Amid Oil Rout

Apr 20, 2020

Halliburton Co on Monday joined its bigger rival Schlumberger in taking impairment hits in the first quarter and issued a bleak outlook for North America as oilfield providers grapple with an unprecedented decline in oil prices.Oil prices have…

Geoquip Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Oriel Wind Farm Location

Apr 20, 2020

Offshore geotechnical firm Geoquip has completed a month-long geotechnical survey at the Oriel wind farm location offshore Ireland.This work complements last year’s geophysical survey campaign completed during August 2019 by Irish company Alpha Marine…

Fred. Olsen Offshore Liftboat to Support Thor Wind Farm Seabed Tests

Apr 16, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a contract with the Danish firm Geo to supply an offshore liftboat for the preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's liftboat…

IKM Testing in Long-Term Barents Sea FPSO Work Award

Apr 16, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded IKM Testing a long-term contract for work at Johan Castberg FPSO destined for deployment in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.The scope of work for IKM Testing covers N2/He Leakage testing & PSV calibration and supplementary work related to testing such as…

UAE's ADNOC Terminates $1.65B Deal with Petrofac

Apr 16, 2020

UAE's national oil company ADNOC has terminated $1.65B worth of contracts with UK oilfield services firm Petrofac.The two contracts were awarded in February, and entailed the delivery by Petrofac of offshore platforms and gas processing facilities for the Dalma Gas Development Project…

CWind to Service East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

Apr 15, 2020

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded CWind, a UK-based offshore renewables service provider,a contract worth up to £8.2million for work on the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. Under the three-year contract, CWind will provide below water services…

Aker Solutions, Cognite Win $2M Grant for Floating Wind Farm Tech

Apr 15, 2020

California Energy Commission has awarded Aker Solutions and Cognite a $2 million grant for a project called NextWind Real-Time Condition Monitoring.The project is focused on next-generation solutions in wind through digitalization and aims to…

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