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Subsea 7 Wins GoM Contract

Dec 22, 2019

Subsea 7, the subsea engineering, construction and services company serving the offshore energy industry, announced the award of a sizeable SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) contract by BP for the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico…

Regulator Orders Terra Nova FPSO Shutdown

Dec 20, 2019

The oil regulator for the Atlantic Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ordered a production shutdown by Suncor Energy's offshore Terra Nova site, finding the company was not compliant with required inspections and repairs.Terra Nova…

Subsea 7 Wins Chevron Gulf of Mexico Work

Dec 20, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 on Friday announced it has secured a contract from Chevron for the subsea installation services at the St. Malo field, located in the Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.Subsea 7’s scope of work includes project management…

SNC-Lavalin to Pay Over $210 Mln for Libyan Affair

Dec 19, 2019

Canadian offshore contractor, SNC-Lavalin, will pay a CAD 280 million (USD 213 million) fine after pleading guilty to fraud and an influence-peddling charges involving the son of former Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi.On Thursday, the Quebec…

From Marginal to Major

Dec 19, 2019

It’s not your typical marginal field — centered on a concrete gravity-based structure (GBS) that once boasted production records — but Draugen in the Norwegian Sea had become “immaterial” to Shell. When it first delivered oil in 1993, Norwegians looked forward to the spoils in 1…

Balmoral Invests in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions

Dec 19, 2019

Aberdeen engineering outfit Balmoral Group said it has invested a six-figure sum in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions, taking a 70% stake in the Aberdeenshire-based company.This latest move comes after Balmoral significantly raised its shareholding in another Aberdeenshire company…

Malin Group Eyes Oil & Gas Growth

Dec 19, 2019

Marine services company Malin Group has appointed Alan Hunter in a new business development role, as the company looks to continue its growth in the oil and gas sector.With a presence in the marine industry stretching back over 100 years, Malin…

BP Plans Maintenance Shutdowns in Azerbaijan

Dec 18, 2019

British oil major BP plans to close down two of its oil and gas platforms in Azerbaijan for planned maintenance, BP's regional vice president told Reuters on Wednesday.Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli, BP's vice president for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey…

DNV GL, DNO Pact on North Sea

Dec 17, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has been awarded a framework agreement by the Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO ASA to provide a broad portfolio of engineering and management support and verification services to support the operator…

Petrofac Expecting Full-year Revenue Dip

Dec 17, 2019

Oilfield services provider Petrofac Ltd guided to a more than 5% fall in full-year revenue on Tuesday, with delays in bidding processes constricting order intake in its biggest segment during the second half.Petrofac, which designs, builds and operates oil and gas facilities…

Vår Aims to Recover 136 Mln BOE from Balder

Dec 17, 2019

Oil firm Vår Energi, majority owned by Italy's Eni, aims to recover 136 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) from the Balder area off Norway, the company said on Tuesday, as it presented a redevelopment plan for the field.The 19.6 billion crown ($2…

N-Sea Reports Sales Uptick

Dec 17, 2019

Subsea services firm N-Sea said increased sales in 2019 has led the Netherlands-based company to report a record year.The company said its commercial growth from bases in Aberdeen, the Netherlands and the Middle East has been spurred by the completion of more than 1…

James Fisher Wins EA1 O&M Gig

Dec 17, 2019

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), provider of marine engineering services, has been awarded scheduled maintenance contract on one of the leading offshore wind farms of the future.The specialist in services to the marine, oil and gas said that as per contract…

Vår to Present $2.1 Bln Field Redevelopment Plan

Dec 16, 2019

Vår Energi, majority owned by Italy's Eni, will on Tuesday present a plan for how to redevelop its Balder and Ringhorne fields in the North Sea, extending their output, the Norwegian energy ministry said on Monday.Overall investments in the…

£10 billion+ Offshore Wind Decommissioning Bill

Dec 16, 2019

The UK’s offshore wind industry will need to lean on oil and gas expertise to help decommission wind farms as more than 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power reaches the end of its design life by 2034, an industry decommissioning conference heard in November…

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