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IOG Orders Two Platforms for North Sea Gas Development

Aug 03, 2020

UK-based oil and gas company Independent Oil and Gas has ordered two offshore platforms for its Core Project Phase 1 development in the North Sea.The Core Project comprises gas resources across six discovered UK Southern North Sea ('SNS') gas fields…

ExxonMobil Extends Hebron Platform EPC Contract with Aker Solutions

Jul 28, 2020

Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has won a contract extension from ExxonMobil for the provision of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron platform, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.The Hebron oil field is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: LLOG to Tie Back Taggart Field to Williams' Devils Tower Spar

Jun 17, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company LLOG Exploration Offshore will tie back its Taggart development to midstream operator Williams' Devils Tower Spar offshore platform.Williams said Wednesday it would provide offshore natural gas and oil…

Kvaerner Bags $106M Hod Platform Order from Aker BP

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has ordered the topside and steel substructure from Kvaerner for the normally unmanned wellhead platform at the Hod field. Kvaerner said the deal means that laid-off staff would return to work at its Verdal yard…

2H Offshore Installs Wellhead Platform Offshore Malaysia

May 21, 2020

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has completed the installation of a lightweight, conductor supported, minimum facility wellhead platform offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.The company was responsible for the concept, detailed design, transportation…

1st SeaMade Offshore Substation Hits Water

Mar 03, 2020

The first of two offshore substations for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind project – Belgium’s largest - has left the construction yard in Hoboken for its final destination in the Belgian North Sea.The 1,200 tonne substation has four decks, is 14 meters high and has an output capacity of 235MW…

PaxOcean to Build Jack-up for Japanese Firm

Mar 03, 2020

PaxOcean, Singapore-based builder focused on offshore rigs, semi-submersibles and specialized offshore vessels, has signed a contract with Japanese general contractor Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in the offshore wind sector in Japan…

Shell Extends Safe Zephyrus Contract

Mar 02, 2020

Semi-submersible accommodation specialist Prosafe and oil major Shell have agreed on a contract extension for one of Prosafe's units for operations in the UK North Sea.The European offshore accommodation support company said in a press note that it had agreed with Shell to amend the original June 1…

Aibel Readies UPM for Johan Sverdrup

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegian service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries Aibel said that Johan Sverdrup's project team for the P2 platform could tick off for another milestone.The first deck of the Utility Process Module (UPM) being built in Haugesund is now complete…

Global Offshore Decom Market to Grow 4.71%

Jan 30, 2020

Global Offshore Decommissioning Market, valued approximately at USD 5.84 billion in 2018, is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 4.71% over the forecast period 2019-2026.Growing number of aging offshore oil and gas platforms…

Grupo R New Jack-up Rig Reaches Mexico

Jan 28, 2020

Mexican E&P company Grupo R has informed that its newbuild jack-up rig Cantarell III has arrived from Singapore to Mexico ahead of a new contract, which is set to start in March 2020.The Mexico’s energy services provider said in a press note that after a 45-day trip from Singapore…

Triton Knoll Begins Offshore Construction

Jan 09, 2020

Triton Knoll Wind Farm is all set to begin installation of the first offshore components at the windfarm in the innogy fleet. New Grimsby team will manage all offshore construction activity.Julian Garnsey, project director for Triton Knoll and innogy…

Tecade Ships Out First Moray East TP

Jan 08, 2020

The first transition pieces manufactured by the Spanish steel fabrication company Tecade for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland have departed from the Port of Seville.The pieces are sent by sea from Seville to Navantia in Puerto Real…

MHI Vestas Picks Roenne for Arcadis Ost

Jan 08, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has selected Port of Rønne in Denmark to pre-assemble and ship components for the turbines for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm.Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257MW offshore wind project scheduled for installation in Rugen by 2022…

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