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Kaombo mega-contracts awarded

Apr 16, 2014

Nearly US$8 billion worth of contracts on the Kaombo mega-project offshore Angola have been announced today, following operator Total’s final investment decision on the project on Monday. An alliance between Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors has won an engineering…

Heerema completes jacket in 6 months

Apr 14, 2014

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG)'s Vlissingen facility has completed the HelWin bèta jacket for client Siemens and the structure has set sail to its offshore location in the German sector of the North Sea. After the EPC (engineering,procurement…

Self-installing tower for UKCS

Apr 10, 2014

A normally unattended self-installing floating tower (SIFT) design has been selected as the development option for the North Sea Fyne development, the operator has revealed.  The design has been supplied by GMC Inc., which has a partnership with Enegi Oil…

Aibel bags Catcher topsides contract

Apr 08, 2014

Aibel’s Singapore office has been awarded a contract by BW Offshore Singapore to provide topside engineering services for the UK North Sea Catcher project, operated by Premier Oil. The scope includes detailed engineering services for…

Divetech Marine installs thrusters on Deepwater Millennium

Apr 03, 2014

On 2 Jan 2014, Divetech Marine announced the successful underwater and surface reinstallation of six Rolls-Royce azimuth thrusters on Transocean's Deepwater Millennium drillship in Singapore. Divers and coordinators from Divetech Marine…

Cortez Subsea nets Caribbean inspection contract

Apr 03, 2014

Rapidly-growing subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has secured a six-figure contract with BHP Billiton Trinidad for inspection services in Trinidad and Tobago. A dedicated team of eight personnel from the Aberdeen-based company will begin the work in June 2014…

BSEE seeks oil spill response technology for drift ice

Apr 03, 2014

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced on 2 April 2014 that it is investing up to US$600,000 for targeted oil spill response research in drift ice conditions. In a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) released on the federal government's business opportunities website…

Petrobras extends Inova Petro deadline

Apr 01, 2014

Brazil's FINEP extended the deadline for submitting proposals for the Inova Petro program. This is the second tender protocol of the BRL 3 billion (US$1.33 billion) program. The proposals need to be submitted by 24 April 2014. The aim of the program is to foment projects on R&D…

Sierra Hamilton acquires GeoPro

Apr 01, 2014

Sierra Hamilton LLC acquired all the assets of GeoPro GmbH of Hamburg, Germany to create a new operating subsidiary, GeoPro Geophysics LLC. GeoPro Geophysics will operate as a global seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation…

Spotlight: What lies beneath-an outstanding contribution

Mar 27, 2014

John White has seen many changes in the oil and gas industry over his 40 years in the business. Subsea infrastructure has become increasingly diverless and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) have enabled work in deeper, harsher environments…

SEG teams with Energistics on open standards

Mar 14, 2014

Energistics, the upstream oil and gas standards consortium, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the international society of applied geophysics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore joint development opportunities…

Wood Group names new MD

Feb 19, 2014

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) appointed a new regional managing director to lead its Australia & Asia Pacific business. Andrew Stewart previously the southern operations business manager in Australia, and now will step into the position as part of a planned handover from Matt Gavin…

Technip gets Zakum field work

Feb 13, 2014

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) has selected Technip for project management consultancy services on the Zakum field, offshore Abu Dhabi The contract will cover the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) phases of the Zakum Oil Lines Replacement Project-Phase 1 (ZKOL)…

Johan Sverdrup plan agreed

Feb 13, 2014

Statoil and its partners on the giant Johan Sverdrup field have chosen a four-platform development concept, with power from shore. The field, containing 1.8-2.9billion boe, is one of the five largest discoveries on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Proserv buys KRG

Feb 11, 2014

Energy production technology services company Proserv has bought KRG Industries Ltd from majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg. Co. Ltd, (Torishima) in Japan. KRG provides precision engineering services to the oil and gas and aerospace and defense industries…

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