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Multi-tasking

Sep 01, 2015

Collaboration on- and offshore the Netherlands has resulted in a new concept in platform operations and maintenance. Elaine Maslin reports. Wagenborg’s Kroonborg. Photo from Wagenborg. Across the North Sea…

Positive MMO market fundamentals

Aug 17, 2015

Today’s oil and gas environment has been impacted by a myriad of issues including restrained capital spending, curtailed investment and employment cuts for struggling companies across the supply chain. Recovery from current market conditions is expected to be slow…

Petition called to inspect California offshore pipelines

Aug 10, 2015

The Center for Biological Diversity formally and legally petitioned the US federal government to inspect all of California’s offshore pipelines for corrosion and other damages. Image from APPEA…

Guidelines hope to minimize shutdowns

Jul 31, 2015

Oil & Gas UK has launched new guidelines to minimize the frequency and duration of planned maintenance shutdowns and to improve the reliability and safety of installations on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) as part of the industry-wide drive to improve efficiency…

Harkand in Mexico inertial metrology survey

Jul 27, 2015

Image: diver working/Harkand Harkand has carried out the first-ever free inertial metrology in Mexico's waters and at a new depth for this approach in the region. The global inspection…

Wood Group acquires BETA

Jun 30, 2015

Wood Group acquired BETA Machinery Analysis (BETA), a Calgary-based engineering consultancy specializing in advanced vibration analysis in a deal valued at US$14.3 million. BETA’s expertise in advanced vibration, pulsation stress…

EMAS secures West Africa work

Jun 10, 2015

EMAS Offshore secured a US$30 million contract for support services off West Africa.  Under the job scope, four of EMAS Offshore’s marine vessels, including an accommodation barge, PSV and AHTSs, will be chartered to EMAS AMC, to provide accommodation…

Emerson introduces high pressure Coriolis flowmeters

Jun 09, 2015

Emerson Process Management introduces the Micro Motion F100P and HPC010P Coriolis flowmeters to measure accurate flow rates for wellbore chemicals injected at high pressure conditions. Both meters are designed for demanding offshore…

WGI, WGK introduce corrosion modelling software

Jun 02, 2015

Wood Group Intetech (WGI) joined forces with Wood Group Kenny (WGK) to develop a new, integrated software package for advanced corrosion modelling of pipelines: Maestro, powered by ECE.   WGI’s ECE is an established tool for the…

Tyco, FGS form Brazilian partnership

Jun 01, 2015

Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions announced a new strategic partnership with FGS Commercial e Serviços Técnicos Eletrônicos to provide operators and end-users in the Brazilian marine and oil and gas markets with a range of life safety and asset integrity solutions from a single supplier…

DNV GL Type approval for MorSafe

May 27, 2015

Hydratight, a joint integrity specialist, has gained DNV GL Type approval for the MorSafe clamp, Hydratight’s new bolt renewal clamp. The clamp is used to change out bolts on flanges that are in operation.  The MorSafe Bolt Renewal Clamp…

Neptune secures two contracts

May 27, 2015

Ashtead Technology and Seatronics, providers of subsea equipment rental, sales and services, secured deals with Neptune Oceanographics, adding Neptune’s subsea pipeline leak detection systems and sensors including long range fluorescence and passive acoustics to their rental fleet…

Dynamic Industries International wins Angola work

May 19, 2015

Dynamic Industries International received authorization to begin work in Angola. The scope of work includes the fabrication of piping spools for a client’s produced water upgrade project.  Roger Westerlind, executive VP and chief…

Clariant releases SCALETREAT FeS

May 19, 2015

Clariant Oil Services introduces SCALETREAT FeS, a low-dose, continuous injection iron sulfide scale inhibitor. Standard practices allow scale to form and relies on a chelating option or dissolver for removal, however, performance SCALETREAT FeS prevents scale formation in the first place…

SMD delivers Q-Trencher 400

May 07, 2015

SMD has recently delivered a Q-Trencher 400 telecoms vehicle to United Arab Emirates-based company E-Marine. The vehicle is to be installed on the company’s new build CS Maram; E-Marine’s dedicated submarine cable installation and maintenance vessel…

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