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Simmons Edeco inks Maersk Oil deal

Aug 01, 2017

Maersk Oil awarded Simmons Edeco a contract to provide scheduled and unscheduled wellhead maintenance services for all Maersk Oil offshore wells in the Danish North Sea.   Simmons Edeco will also refurbish valves and wellhead maintenance equipment…

Improving maintenance

Aug 01, 2017

Karen Boman speaks with Prasantha Jayakody of Bsquare about the benefits of condition-based maintenance and the challenges of implementation in the oil and gas industry. Graphic from Bsquare. Reducing…

Sparrows, SPIE take on Moho Nord work

Jul 21, 2017

Total E&P Congo awarded Sparrows Group and SPIE Oil & Gas Services a crane maintenance contract on the Moho Nord development, offshore West Africa, in the duo’s first joint delivery project. Crane inspection…

Sparrows gets Stena extension

Jul 11, 2017

Sparrows Group has been awarded a 3.5 year extension to its inspection services contract for Stena Drilling’s global fleet of drilling vessels. The contract scope includes carrying out LOLER lifting gear surveys, potential dropped objects surveys…

Monadelphous secures Woodside work

Jun 21, 2017

Engineering company Monadelphous Group has secured a five-year US$453 million (AUS $600 million) deal with Woodside Energy for the provision of gas asset general maintenance services and brownfields offshore implementation for Woodside-operated…

Bumi suspends Erin work over payment issues

Jun 21, 2017

Bumi Armada has suspended the bare-boat charter (BBC) and operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts on the FPSO Armada Perdana to Erin Energy Corp. due to delayed and irregular payments. The deals are between Bumi Armada’s wholly owned subsidiaries Armada Oyo Ltd…

Legeneering inks Woodside FPSO work

Jun 21, 2017

Legeneering Australia was awarded a key, long-term offshore maintenance services contract for Woodside-operated floating production storage and offloading facilities (FPSO). The contract is for an initial period of five years with a further two extension options of one year each…

Detecting corrosion through data

Jun 01, 2017

Matt Jones and Jim Sokolowski, of Tessella, show how data analytics can give insight into corrosion rates to reduce risk and maintenance costs. Riser and slip joint on a semisubmersible oil rig…

Hess, Wood Group sign 10-year global agreement

May 25, 2017

Hess Corp. signed a non-exclusive 10-year global agreement with Wood Group to provide engineering, project management, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance, integrity management, subsea, and decommissioning services.    The…

Statoil awards inspection extension

May 18, 2017

Statoil Petroleum has awarded to Oceaneering International business unit Asset Integrity a three-year operational inspection frame agreement extension. Under the agreement, the Oceaneering unit will develop and implement inspection and…

Monadelphous inks Ichthys maintenance contract

May 09, 2017

Engineering company Monadelphous Group has been awarded a major, long-term offshore maintenance services contract for Inpex Operations Australia associated with the Ichthys LNG project. The contract is for an initial six years with a further two…

Centrica to invest $77 million in Morecambe Bay assets

May 09, 2017

Centrica is planning a US$77.66 million (£60 million) investment in its operations in Morecambe Bay, in the East Irish Sea, off the west coast of England, to boost output. The campaign will unlock up to a further 3 Bcf of gas under the…

Amid stagnation, MMO looks promising

May 01, 2017

The oilfield service (OFS) industry can, at times, be intimidating in its complexity and depth. Furthermore, mega-mergers (e.g. GE – Baker, Technip – FMC, Wood Group – Amec Foster Wheeler) have created a supply chain that no-longer has homogenous…

Digital twin for marine drilling risers

May 01, 2017

Greg Myers, of GE Oil & Gas, explains how the digital transformation of offshore assets enables a competitive advantage by reducing excessive inspection and maintenance costs and increasing uptime with real-time operational data. Fig…

Hydratight, CSS diverless clamp repairs WA pipeline

Apr 24, 2017

Engineering teams from UK-based subsea connector specialists Hydratight and Norwegian technologists Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) have completed a milestone deepwater pipeline repair in Western Australia.  A 4in MEG line, owned by a major national oil company (NOC)…

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