Offshore Engineering News


Wood Wins Jansz-lo Subsea Compression FEED

May 29, 2019

Wood announced on Wednesday that it has secured a contract with Chevron Australia to provide subsea integration and flow assurance front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Jansz-lo compression project offshore Western Australia.The…

Huge Semisub Crane Vessel gets AIP

May 28, 2019

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible crane vessel (SSCV) that…

Petrofac Wins North Sea Contract Extensions

May 28, 2019

Petrofac announced on Tuesday that its Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded two operations and maintenance (O&M) contract extensions for long-standing clients worth a combined value of approximately $32 million…

Imbalance in the Oil & Gas Ecosystem

May 24, 2019

While the oil and gas industry shows signs of stabilization, the imbalance in value and margins between exploration and production (E&P) companies and the oilfield service segment is significant, according to a report by Deloitte.A major worry…

Aquaterra Energy Opens Australia Office

May 23, 2019

Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has opened its first engineering office and warehouse facility in Perth, Australia following recent regional contract wins.Located on Murray Street, Perth, Aquaterra Energy’s new office in Australia’s…

N-Sea Names New Chief Executive

May 23, 2019

N-Sea Holding announced Thursday it has appointed Arno van Poppel as Chief Executive of the Netherlands based subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services provider.van Poppel succeeds Gerard Keser, who steps down from his current…

The Journey to Autonomous Operations

May 22, 2019

Autonomous installations have the potential to save operators money by enhancing operational stability for more uptime and increased safety. Achieving those benefits requires confidence from companies and regulators. Companies like ABB are part…

Manor to Power East Anglia ONE OWF

May 20, 2019

The provider of temporary power and engineering solutions, UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels, during the turbine installation phase of the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm…

DEME to Install Hornsea Two Turbines

May 17, 2019

Belgium-based DEME Offshore announced Friday it has been awarded a contract worth approximately €200 million ($223.3 million) for the transportation and installation of 165 foundations and turbines at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK…

New Offshore Wind Foundation Tested

May 17, 2019

A “potentially revolutionary” new offshore wind foundation is being put to the test, says hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford.The company is working with partners Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL…

14-year GoM Oil Spill Contained

May 17, 2019

Authorities say they have finally contained a 14-year oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico.The US Coast Guard said it worked alongside a team of contractors to deploy a subsea system that successfully contains and collects oil being discharged…

Decommissioning Players Join Forces

May 16, 2019

Three leaders in the oil and gas industry’s decommissioning sector have teamed up to launch Fairfield Decom, a new company based in Aberdeen that will manage, integrate and execute end-to-end late life operations and decommissioning activities…

Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

May 15, 2019

Norwegian authorities have formally approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field, Equinor announced on Wednesday. The Norwegian energy company said the NOK 41 billion ($4.7 billion) project…

McDermott Scores EPCI Work at Sepia

May 14, 2019

McDermott International said on Tuesday it has been awarded contract from Petrobras for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of subsea risers and flowlines for the first phase of the Sepia field, located 280 kilometers from the Rio de Janeiro coastline in Brazil…

Pipelayer Blast Injures 14

May 09, 2019

An explosion has struck an oil-industry vessel in the Caspian Sea, injuring 14 people, the ship's operator, Italian engineering firm Saipem, said on Thursday.The ship, the Israfil Huseynov, was involved in maintenance work linked to the Shah Deniz II project…

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