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Amplus Awarded Contract in Angola

Aug 07, 2019

Floating production solutions specialist Amplus Energy Services announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to reevaluate the development of marginal fields in Angola with the aim to form economically viable…

Dvalin Module Lift Completed

Aug 06, 2019

The 3,500-metric-ton Dvalin module has been lifted aboard the Heidrun platform in the Norwegian Sea.The three-hour operation on August 3 follows a major construction phase and ranks among the heaviest lifts onto an existing platform in the history of the Norwegian continental shelf…

MODEC Unveils New FPSO Designs

Aug 02, 2019

Japanese floating production specialist MODEC has developed a pair of next generation new build hull designs for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels developed in partnership with Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding, targeting greater production and storage capacity…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Saudi Aramco

Aug 01, 2019

McDermott International announced it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of a production deck module (PDM) in the Hasbah gas field with hook-up and modification…

Shell Takes FID for PowerNap Tieback

Aug 01, 2019

Shell has taken the final investment decision (FID) for the PowerNap deepwater project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the supermajor announced on Thursday.PowerNap, a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus production hub, is expected to start production in late 2021 and produce up to 35…

Worley Wins Contract for BP’s Mad Dog 2

Aug 01, 2019

Australian engineering firm Worley said on Thursday it has been awarded a contract by BP for hook-up and commissioning integration services for the supermajor’s Mad Dog 2 project and the Argos deepwater platform in the Gulf of Mexico.Argos, BP’s newest floating production unit (FPU)…

Wellhead Fatigue Mitigation System Deployed off NZ

Jul 31, 2019

Trendsetter Vulcan Offshore (TVO) has contracted with independent oil and gas company Tamarind Resources to provide its next-generation Wellhead Fatigue Mitigation Systems for deployment offshore New Zealand. The new system alleviates the impact of modern…

New Mooring Solution for Kincardine OWF

Jul 30, 2019

First Subsea said it will provide platform mooring connectors to the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm.The company, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has confirmed its secured the contract with Spanish developer and construction…

Gas Module Installed on Troll C

Jul 30, 2019

A gas module is being installed on the Equinor-operated Troll C platform to accelerate production from the Fram license in the northern part of the North Sea offshore Norway.The Fram field includes a number of reservoirs and is developed with…

First Subsea Installations Begin at Duva

Jul 30, 2019

The first subsea installation and construction campaign for the Duva field development is now underway with the installation of the Integrated Template Structure (ITS), Neptune Energy said on social media on Tuesday.The ITS is the first large…

FPSO Boom to Challenge Supply Chain

Jul 29, 2019

Surging numbers of orders for floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSO) may already be straining the supply chain, including shipyards in Asia, a report out of the United States suggests.Around two dozen FPSO contracts are about to enter “decision gate”…

BP Signs Frame Agreement with Siemens

Jul 26, 2019

Siemens said it has signed a five-year frame agreement with BP to support the UK supermajor as one of its main electrical contractors for future onshore and offshore upstream projects globally.The deal allows BP access to Siemens technology…

TechnipFMC: Record Orders, Backlog in Q2

Jul 25, 2019

Franco-American oil services company TechnipFMC received a record volume of orders in the second quarter, pushing its backlog of projects to a peak thanks to new liquefied natural gas projects, it said on Wednesday.The records could signal a…

Equinor Q2 Earnings Lag Forecast

Jul 25, 2019

European oil major Equinor said on Thursday it expects less capital expenditure this year, partly due to further cost savings at its Johan Sverdrup oilfield, after reporting quarterly earnings slightly below forecasts.Adjusted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) fell to $3…

Deep Blue Heads for Brazil

Jul 24, 2019

TechnipFMC’s flagship deepwater pipelay and construction vessel is embarking on a large-scale subsea project laying pipeline on the Equinor-operated Peregrino Phase 2 Project in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.According to TechnipFMC, Deep…

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