Offshore Engineering News - page 162


Heerema wins Alba compression project

Apr 17, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) in the Netherlands won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Marathon E.G. Production Ltd (MEGPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation for delivery…

New subsea centre for Newcastle

Apr 14, 2013

Newcastle University is to lead a national centre for subsea and offshore engineering as part of a major drive to develop new materials and technologies to explore the world’s oceans. The Neptune National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering…

DNV launches jacking system JIP

Apr 11, 2013

Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high potential for dire consequences.Damaged jacking gear (Image: WillTeco)In order to achieve higher availability…

Aker Solutions wins Solan work

Apr 11, 2013

Aker Solutions has won a contract to provide hook-up, commissioning and facility management services to Premier Oil at the operator's Solan field development, west of Shetland.The hook-up project will see two subsea production and two subsea…

Wood Group extends Total contract

Apr 09, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has secured a significant two year North Sea contract extension with TOTAL E&P UK Ltd (TOTAL). Based on historical turnover, the award is anticipated to be valued at USD $150 million. Under the contract, WGPSN will continue to provide engineering…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

McDermott wins Arabian Gulf duo

Apr 08, 2013

McDermott International, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded two projects for a customer in the Arabian Gulf.Jebel Ali Fabrication Facility (Image: McDermott) The value of these contracts is approximately US$900 million…

Technip on Moho Nord subesa EPSCI

Apr 08, 2013

Technip was awarded by Total E&P Congo a major (more than $500million) lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, installation (EPSCI) and pre-commissioning for the Moho Nord development project.This project is…

DUC announces $800M investment

Apr 05, 2013

Bladt-built Nini East platformThe Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) has announced investment of US$800million on a new platform in Denmark's sector of the North Sea. The facility, to be built by Danish firm Bladt Industries A/S, will be to expand the Tyra Southeast development…

Petrofac wins $500m EPIC project

Apr 02, 2013

Petrofac has been awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for Satah Al Razboot (SARB) package 3 project, offshore Abu Dhabi.The US$500 million competitively…

HHI wins Moho Nord facilities contracts

Mar 28, 2013

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) received a letter of award for a US$1.3 billion order for a floating production unit (FPU) and a US$700 million order for a tension leg platform (TLP) from Total E&P Congo, the company announced on 26 March 2013…

Seatronics to open new Brazilian facility

Mar 28, 2013

Aberdeen-based subsea marine equipment rental firm Seatronics, an Acteon company, completed the startup phase of its new facility in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro. The center will serve as an office, workshop and warehouse facility for sales, rental…

Statoil contracted

Mar 28, 2013

Statoil contracted Heerema Fabrication Group’s Vlissingen yard for the engineering, procurement, and construction of a fixed jacket and pre-drilling module for the Dagny field development in the central North Sea. The 16,000-ton jacket will be the largest launch jacket built at the yard.

Ichthys commissioning

Mar 27, 2013

Cegelec Oil & Gas Services won two commissioning contracts in January for the Ichthys project off the coast of Western Australia. Under the scope of the threeyear contracts, Cegelec will perform precommissioning, commissioning and engineering…

Record order for SBM Offshore

Mar 26, 2013

SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that it has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the twenty year charter and operation of two (2) FPSOs from BM-S-11 subsidiary Tupi BV on 22 March 2013.The FPSOs will be deployed at the Lula field in the pre-salt province offshore Brazil…

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