Offshore Engineering News - page 169


Statoil to study Johan Castberg

Aug 21, 2013

Norway’s Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a NOK250 million contract to carry out an extended concept study for a floating production system for the Johan Castberg oilfield development in the Barents Sea. The Johan Castberg field, in PL 532…

Dockwise launches SHP jacket

Aug 13, 2013

Dockwise provides this video, filmed in November 2012, regarding the launch of the SHP jacket, now located at the SHWE field in the Bay of Begal, off Myanmar. The 22,000-ton jacket was launched at a water depth of 110m, using the HYSY229 installation barge.

Chevron Alder contract for Technip

Jul 29, 2013

Technip has been awarded a contract by Chevron North Sea for engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) on the Alder field, 200km north east of Aberdeen. Chevron is developing the central North Sea Alder field as a…

Bumi Armada wins pipeline contract

Jul 25, 2013

Bumi Armada Caspian LLC signed a supplementary agreement worth RM567.6 million (US$178.5 million) with OOO LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft for EPIC (engineering, procurement, installation and pre-commissioning) work in the Caspian Sea’s Russian sector…

Saipem EPIC for Egina

Jul 25, 2013

Saipem has been awarded the contract for the Nigerian subsea development of the Egina field, in a 1700m water depth. It is worth approximately $3 billion. Fabrication will be performed almost entirely in Nigeria and most in the Saipem Rumoulumeni Yard in Port Harcourt…

Foster Wheeler AG acquires NorthAm Engineering

Jul 18, 2013

Foster Wheeler AG has acquired Monterrey, Mexico-based NorthAm Engineering. NorthAm is one of the largest Mexican engineering and project management companies, specializing in upstream, offshore and onshore, downstream, and power projects…

Expert Access: HMPE Rope Technology Enables Deeper and Safer Operations

Jul 17, 2013

This event aired on August 20, 2013 Click to AccessThe offshore oil and gas industry continues moving into deeper waters, creating challenges in operations that would be common place in shallow-water projects. New synthetic materials…

Fabricating an 8-leg launch jacket in record time

Jul 16, 2013

Using multiple work centers and close project management, L&T delivered the MNP jacket on schedule. Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India was awarded the Mumbai High North (MHN) process platform, living quarters, and process gas compressor module project by ONGC…

IMarEST Appoints 111th President

Jul 15, 2013

Andreas Chrysostomou has been appointed the 111th President of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) at its annual general meeting on 21 March 2013. Richard Vie has been appointed President Elect…

SPE Brings Student Competition to Europe

Jul 12, 2013

About 50 students from across Europe will take part in the inaugural Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Europe Petro League, which will be hosted by the Aberdeen Section during the Offshore Europe conference, 3-6 Sept. This competition…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jul 11, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers project management, engineering, fabrication, installation, and pre-commissioning of more than 48km of 10…

ThoughtStream: Collaboration key to technology development

Jul 10, 2013

ThoughtStream: Opinion In today’s continually evolving oil and gas industry there are always emerging issues to address. Collaboration within the industry can be a vital cog to deliver new solutions to the most pertinent problems and plug technology gaps…

FPS delivered to Gumusut-Kakap field off Malaysia

Jul 08, 2013

A semisubmersible floating production system for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field was delivered to be installed at the project development site offshore Sabah. The Gumusut-Kakap field is Malaysia’s second deepwater development after the Kikeh oil field…

Plexus nets ENI order down under

Jul 02, 2013

Engineering services firm Plexus Holdings has picked up its first order with Italy's ENI for work offshore Australia. The contract, worth about £280,000, is with ENI's Australian subsidiary and is for the supply of 10,000psi POS-GRIP…

Wood Group PSN extends ConocoPhillips contract

Jun 25, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has extended one of its longest running projects in the North Sea under a US$60 million (£40 million) one year contract extension with ConocoPhillips (UK). WGPSN will continue to provide operations and maintenance services…

Current News

Jadestone Shutting Down Montara FPSO Output to Fix Tank Issues

Nigeria's NNPC Renews Oil Contracts to Produce 10 Bln Barrels

Repair to Oil Pipe that Shut U.S. Offshore Output Due by End of Day

Sapura Energy Wraps Sale of Sapura 3000 Pipelayer

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News