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Sapura Energy Bags Multiple Contracts

Jul 01, 2019

Malaysia’s oilfield services player Sapura Energy said it has has clinched contracts worth a total of MYR 1 billion ($242 million) for several new oil patch deals and one – the company’s first – offshore wind contract.The 10 new contracts are…

Petrofac Wins HKZ Offshore Grid Project

Jul 01, 2019

TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission grid operator, has awarded the oilfield services provider Petrofac work on the Beta high voltage alternate current (HVAC) substation platform in the North Sea for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm…

Sleipnir Passes Sea Trials

Jun 28, 2019

The world's largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, has completed sea trials and crane load tests, the vessel’s owner Heerema Marine Contractors announced on Friday.The new $1.5 billion semi-submersible crane vessel was built by Singapore's Sembcorp…

Equinor, OMV Partner on Wisting and Hades/Iris

Jun 26, 2019

Equinor and OMV have signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on both the Wisting development in the Barents Sea and the concept development for the Hades/Iris discovery in the Norwegian Sea.As development operator, Equinor will lead project development…

Norway Approves Lundin's Solveig Plan

Jun 26, 2019

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has granted final approval for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Solveig field, operator Lundin Petroleum announced on Wednesday.The Solveig field is the first tieback development…

Neptune Gets Green Light for Duva and Gjøa P1

Jun 26, 2019

Norwegian authorities have approved development plans for the Duva (PL636) and Gjøa P1 (PL153) projects in the North Sea, operator Neptune Energy announced on Wednesday.The fields will be developed through subsea tiebacks connecting two templates to the nearby Gjøa platform…

Wood Sees Profit Rise

Jun 26, 2019

British engineering and oilfield services provider Wood Plc said on Wednesday its operating profit for the first half would be 25% higher than last year, sending its shares up more than 7%.The company said its overall performance in the first half was better than a year earlier…

Kvaerner Awarded Jackdaw FEED from Shell

Jun 25, 2019

Norwegian based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Kvaerner said it has been awarded a contract from Shell to perform an early phase design engineering of the planned Jackdaw wellhead platform on the UK Continental Shelf.Kvaerner…

McDermott Wins Saudi Aramco Contract

Jun 24, 2019

US based McDermott International announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Marjan and Zuluf fields, offshore Saudi Arabia.The contract…

Valhall Flank West Topsides Installed

Jun 24, 2019

The Valhall Flank West topsides were installed on the Valhall field on Saturday, 14 months after the first steel was cut at Kvaerner’s yard in Verdal. Both the topsides and the jacket were delivered ahead of schedule, under budget and with no serious injuries…

Tapping Tiebacks

Jun 24, 2019

Operators continue to look for fast returns via subsea tiebacks while vendors look for technical solutions to help unlock more fields for less.A tide is starting to turn on the subsea industry, not least thanks to subsea tiebacks. It’s a theme that’s been underlying the last four years…

Wood Tallies Grane FEED Contract

Jun 24, 2019

Uk headquartered engineering firm Wood said on Monday it has secured a contract from Norwegian energy firm Equinor to deliver front-end engineering design (FEED) services for brownfield modifications to the Grane offshore facility in Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Delfin Asks for FLNG Project Extension

Jun 21, 2019

Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana.The U.S. Federal…

Orsted to Develop NJ Offshore Wind Project

Jun 21, 2019

New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state.Orsted's proposal received unanimous approval at a meeting…

Oceaneering Awarded Work in Mozambique

Jun 19, 2019

Oceaneering announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to supply umbilicals, distribution hardware, and aftermarket services for its liquefaction and export terminal project in Mozambique.The multiple…

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