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Penman to Head up Malin React

Apr 15, 2019

Newly launched Malin Group arm Malin React has appointed Graham Penman as a Business Unit Manager to head up its operation.Penman has been appointed to oversee Malin React, one of seven subsidiary brands which make up Malin Marine Limited, formally Malin Marine Consultants Aberdeen…

Major Growth for Tendeka North Sea Projects

Apr 15, 2019

The oil and gas service company in the completion sector Tendeka reports it  has more than doubled its work in the UK offshore sector over the past 12 months.The independent global completions service company said in a press release that the…

NigerStar 7 Adds Pipelay Vessel

Apr 12, 2019

NigerStar 7, a joint venture between Subsea 7 and Nigerdock, said it has acquired 2009-built pipelay vessel Seven Antares, The Seven Antares, previously owned by Subsea 7, has a 300-ton main crane capacity and is a 120-ton S-lay vessel with capacity to lay pipe of up to 60-inch diameter…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Qatargas

Apr 12, 2019

McDermott International announced Friday it has secured a contract from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for expansion of the North Field offshore facilities in the State of Qatar.The contract is worth between $50 million and $250 million…

Chevron to Buy Anadarko for $33 Bln

Apr 12, 2019

Chevron Corp on Friday said it will buy oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $33 billion in cash and stock in a deal that doubles down on its bet on U.S. shale and LNG as U.S. energy production is shattering records.The deal makes Chevron the second-largest major by crude production…

Okea Plans IPO This Year

Apr 11, 2019

Norwegian oil company Okea, partly owned by Thailand's Bangchak Corporation and private equity firm Seacrest Capital, announced plans on Thursday for an initial public offering on the Oslo stock exchange this year.Okea said it had hired investment banks Pareto Securities…

Ensco, Rowan Merge to Form Ensco Rowan

Apr 11, 2019

Ensco and Rowan Companies have completed a previously announced merger, creating the new combined offshore drilling company Ensco Rowan, the world's largest by fleet size.The merger completion follows the satisfaction of the transaction’s closing…

Forum Unveils eROV Simulator Training

Apr 10, 2019

The latest version of Forum Subsea Technologies’ VMAX simulator launched this week is designed to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).The XLe Spirit was the first vehicle to be launched from the new range last year…

Aker Solutions, Fuglesangs Create FASTSubsea

Apr 10, 2019

Norway’s Aker Solutions has agreed to create a new subsea multiphase boosting company with subsea technology specialist FSubsea.The companies, through new 50/50 owned business FASTSubsea (FAST standing for Fuglesangs Aker Solutions Technology)…

HydraWell to Plug UKCS Wells

Apr 09, 2019

Norway based HydraWell said it has signed a contract with an undisclosed UK-based supermajor to provide equipment and personnel for plug and abandonment (P&A) services in the UK North Sea.The contract is valid for five years and is expected…

DOF Subsea Orders Three Forum ROVS

Apr 09, 2019

Forum Subsea Technologies announced Tuesday it has secured orders from DOF Subsea to supply three of its Ultra Compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROV). DOF Subsea will deploy the vehicles onto three of its ROV support vessels for recently awarded projects in Brazil…

TechnipFMC Wins Subsea Contract off Brazil

Apr 09, 2019

TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it has secured a contract to supply flexible pipes for oil production, gas lift and gas injection as well as associated accessories for the Lapa field, located in the pre-salt Santos Basin, under the BM-S-9A concession…

XL Group Acquires AMC

Apr 08, 2019

Aberdeen based technology and engineering company XL Group announced on Monday it has acquired Artisan Measurement & Control Limited (AMC) in a move to add expertise, products and services in calibration, measurement, tanker loading, blending…

Aquaterra Wins More Work from Lundin

Apr 08, 2019

Offshore engineering company Aquaterra Energy said it has been awarded a contract by Lundin Norway to deliver early well construction, via its Well Start solution, on three additional wells in the Edvard Grieg field offshore Norway.The project…

Jan De Nul Orders Jack-up Installation Vessel

Apr 05, 2019

Luxembourg based Jan De Nul Group (JDN) announced Friday it has ordered its third offshore jack-up installation vessel, due for delivery from Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in 2022.The new vessel, Voltaire, is designed to transport…

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