Offshore Engineering News - page 161

White Rose job for Wood Group Mustang

Dec 19, 2013

Wood Group Mustang Canada has been awarded the detailed engineering and design of an integrated topsides facility as part of the White Rose Extension Project (WREP), offshore Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Subject to partner, company and regulatory approvals…

R&M gets £5million investment

Dec 18, 2013

An Aberdeenshire engineering company has been given a £5 million injection by Maven Capital Partners in return for a majority stake. R&M Engineering (R&M) provides integrated engineering and fabrication services to the North Sea oil & gas industry…

Gina Krog jacket project starts

Dec 11, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group’s (HFG) Vlissingen yard in the Netherlands celebrated the first steel cut on the Gina Krog jacket, the largest launch jacket built at HFG. The 17,000-ton jacket is being built for Statoil Petroleum AS and is…

Wood Group mulls unmanned technology

Dec 09, 2013

ABTechnology Ltd. and partner Enegi have signed an option agreement with energy services firm Wood Group PSN to increase its participation in the ABT Oil and Gas project. ABT Oil and Gas is a joint project by Enegi and ABTechnology to…

Dealing with pipeline expansion

Dec 04, 2013

DNV GL has developed a new concept to deal with HPHT pipeline expansion design. Chia Chor Yew explains. Transporting oil and gas through pipelines from high pressure and high temperature (HPHT) reservoirs continues to be a major challenge as the industry pushes into new energy frontiers…

Proposed advancements in probabilistic ice gouge analysis

Dec 04, 2013

Alternate probability distributions could provide a better fit for Arctic ice gouge depth data, impacting design depths for future subsea pipeline projects. Pipelines installed in ice-prone regions require specialized designs for the unique environmental conditions…

AMEC wins Umm Lulu extension

Dec 04, 2013

AMEC has won a project management consultancy services contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA OPCO) for their Umm Lulu Phase-2 full field development projects offshore United Arab Emirates (UAE). The contract is worth $124 million (£76 million)…

Arctic operations at what temperature?

Dec 04, 2013

The concept of temperature seems simple enough. Everyone knows that a thermometer can be used to measure the temperature of a substance such as air and that by knowing the forecast, people can adequately prepare for the day’s outdoor activities…

Self-installing buoyant tower offers production solution

Dec 03, 2013

GMC Inc.’s Clyde Crochet discusses a self-installing tower, currently deployed off Peru, which offers a new substructure solution compared to conventional jackets/piles. The buoyant tower concept represents an innovative bridging design…

CIMC launches Brazil-bound units

Nov 25, 2013

CIMC Raffles today held naming ceremonies for the OOS Gretha and OOS Prometheus semisubmersible drilling rigs, built at its yard in Yantai, China, and due to work for Petrobras offshore Brazil. The two units were designed and built by CIMC Raffles…

Keppel enters R&D partnership

Nov 25, 2013

Keppel Corporation and the National University of Singapore have agreed to set up the Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory, with backing from the National Research Foundation (NRF), to develop technological solutions for the offshore industry…

Rethinking Chevron's Rosebank

Nov 22, 2013

Chevron and its partners on the multi-billion dollar Rosebank development in the UK North Sea have revealed they are going back to the drawing board on the project. Partner OMV said, at its annual media summit today in Vienna, that it had “been vocal” to Chevron…

Ensco orders KFELS jackup

Nov 21, 2013

Keppel has won another contract to build a KFELS Super A Class harsh encironment jackup rig for a subsudiary of Ensco plc. The contract, worth about US$265 million, will see FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), part of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M)…

Bien Dong topside loadout

Nov 19, 2013

Mammoet released this video detailing the load out of the Bien Dong topside, a 12,000 ton structure, destined for its home in the Nam Con Son basin offshore southern Vietnam.

Saipem opens Edmonton yard

Nov 19, 2013

Saipem has opened its new Edmonton indoor fabrication yard in Alberta, Canada. The new facility will allow Saipem to accelerate project delivery by maintaining workforce activity and a safe working environment during bad weather. The yard is northeast of Edmonton…

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