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Wison to supply FRU off India

Jan 23, 2014

Wison Offshore & Marine will supply a barge-based floating LNG regasification unit (FRU), to be installed offshore India, for New Jersey-based Vessel Gasification Solutions (VGS). Under the agreement, Wison affiliates will be responsible for the turnkey engineering…

Africa wins for Wood Group

Jan 21, 2014

WGPSN has secured a five year contract extension to provide operations, maintenance and construction management services for asset facilities in central Africa, in a deal worth more than $140 million. The contract employs about 580 people…

Kvaerner to upend Aasta Hansteen

Jan 17, 2014

Technip Norge AS has awarded Kvaerner a sub-contract for the fjord base and support services related to the upending and make-ready for mating operations of the substructure for the Aasta Hansteen spar platform (pictured at right). Kvaerner's…

PD&MS secures BP Caspian contract

Jan 14, 2014

PD&MS Energy has secured a three year contract to provide platform engineering services and upgrades for BP-operated projects in the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey region (AGT). The Aberdeen-based firm has options to extend the contract by an additional five years…

Chevron makes Alder decision

Jan 13, 2014

Chevron North Sea Ltd. will proceed with its high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) Alder field development in the North Sea after receiving regulatory approval. Discovered in 1975, Chevron says new technology has helped to unlock the central North Sea field…

AMEC eyes Foster Wheeler

Jan 13, 2014

UK-based engineering and project management firm AMEC has said it has made a provisional offer to buy Switzerland-headquartered Foster Wheeler AG for US$3.2 billion.Foster Wheeler is an international engineering, construction and project management contractor…

Etame platforms due in 2H

Jan 09, 2014

VAALCO Energy Inc. has said construction work on two production platforms for the additional development of the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon is continuing on schedule. One platform is due to be installed in the Etame field, and the…

Badger gets funding boost

Jan 08, 2014

Norwegian technology development firm Badger Explorer ASA has been awarded a NOK13.2 million funding to develop high pressure high pressure technology in its drilling units. Stavanger-based Badger is development rigless drilling technology…

AMEC wins North Sea EPC work

Jan 07, 2014

Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC, awarded AMEC a six-year contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for Nexen's North Sea offshore assets. The work will cover operational modifications and brownfield projects…

KBR on Shah Deniz II

Dec 31, 2013

KBR is to provide detailed engineering and procurement support services for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea under a contract with BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited. This contract follows the completion of FEED services…

Filanovsky topsides work starts

Dec 30, 2013

Astrakhan’s Krasnye Barrikady shipyard has started constructing the living quarter platform (LQP-2) for the second stage of Vladimir Filanovsky field developed by LUKOIL in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The shipyard will construct two bearing blocks…

Aker wins Johan Sverdrup FEED

Dec 20, 2013

Statoil awarded Aker Solutions a 10-year framework contract worth approximately US$105.8 million (NOK 650 million) for the North Sea Johan Sverdrup field. The first call-off is the front-end engineering design (FEED) work of the field center…

Johan Sverdrup delayed

Dec 20, 2013

Partners behind the giant Johan Sverdrup discovery have said that a decision on the development has been delayed until the New Year. Statoil, Lundin and Det Norske had been due to agree concept selection on licenses PL501, PL265 and PL502 by the end of 2013…

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…

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