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Society of Petroleum Engineers, AAPG Exploring Merger

May 25, 2021

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on Tuesday announced the two associations were in the process of exploring a potential merger.AAPG and SPE said they were studying the benefits…

Tucker Energy Services to Offer Tendeka's Tech in the Caribbean

May 25, 2021

Tucker Energy Services has signed a deal with Tendeka to promote the sales, installation, and services of Tendeka’s completion technologies across Trinidad, Suriname, and Guyana.'Tendeka’s technology and business development experts in Houston…

GE Researchers Unveil 12 MW Floating Wind Turbine Concept

May 24, 2021

GE researchers are working on a project to design and develop advanced controls to support a 12-megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind turbine, in an effort to enable larger, more powerful turbines to be installed deeper waters unlocked by floating wind technologies…

UTM Offshore Taps KBR for Support at Nigeria's First FLNG Project

May 20, 2021

Engineering and construction services giant  KBR has won a contract with Nigeria's UTM Offshore to support the development of Nigeria's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.Acting as Owner's Engineers, KBR will be responsible…

Jan De Nul Repairs Tennet's Offshore Wind Cable in Germany

May 18, 2021

Offshore installation services firm Jan De Nul said Tuesday it had repaired TenneT’s AC108 cable connecting the Trianel Borkum offshore substation with Tennet's DolWin alpha converter station in the North Sea, offshore Germany.The repair job…

Seaplace Gets LR AiP for Floating Wind Ballast Control System

May 18, 2021

Spanish offshore engineering firm Seaplace has received approval in principle from Lloyd's Register for its active ballast control system, designed specifically for the company’s floating offshore wind platforms concept, CROWN.CROWN includes both buoy and reduced-draft spar operational concepts…

Actemium, Semco Maritime to Deliver Commissioning Services for Tyra Redevelopment

May 17, 2021

French oil firm Total has awarded a commissioning services contract for its Tyra Redevelopment Project in the Danish North Sea to a consortium comprised of Actemium Oil & Gas Commissioning and Semco Maritime.The Tyra Redevelopment Project is…

Aibel Taps Axess Group for Dogger Bank Substation Work

May 17, 2021

Norway-based Axess Group has secured an 'Enterprise of Competence' service contract with Aibel’s fabrication yard in Laem Chabang, Thailand, for the Dogger Bank Substation A, to be deployed at the first of three phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm – the world’s largest offshore wind project…

JGC Lands Pre-FEED Deal for Nigeria's First FLNG Project

May 13, 2021

Japan's JGC has been awarded the Pre-Front End Engineering and Design (Pre-FEED) contract for an FLNG facility project in Nigeria.The project is being run by UTM Offshore Limited, a Nigerian private company engaged primarily in crude oil sales and construction equipment leasing…

BHP Selects McDermott for Trion Floater FEED

May 11, 2021

McDermott, an offshore engineering and construction firm, has been chosen by Australia's BHP Billiton, in collaboration with Mexico's Pemex, to provide Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of a Semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Trion field development offshore Mexico…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

BOSS' Ocean Bottom Seismic Robotic Vehicle Prototype Passes Sea Trials

May 11, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services (BOSS), the company developing autonomous subsea vehicles for seismic survey applications, said Tuesday it had completed sea trials navigating a test prototype version of its underwater vehicle autonomously underwater…

BP Hires Petrofac for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Operational Procedures Work

May 10, 2021

Oil major BP has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Centered on minimizing risk and harm to personnel, plant and the environment…

Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

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