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Sif Wins Borssele V Monopiles Deal

May 21, 2019

Netherlands-based Sif Holding N.V., which provides steel foundations to the offshore wind, oil and gas markets, will manufacture two monopiles for the Two Towers Borssele V innovation site.A number of innovations will be applied in the project such as a slip joint connection…

Bristow Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

May 15, 2019

Offshore helicopter services provider Bristow Group filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal with senior bondholders on a plan to slash its debt load.The struggling Houston-based helicopter operator for offshore oil and…

Keppel Bags SGD150mln Offshore Wind Gig

May 13, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than S$150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted.The contract comprises detailed engineering…

BMT Subsea Technology for Equinor

May 08, 2019

Global engineering company BMT announced a partnership with Sonardyne to deliver to Subsea 7 its proven ‘Riser Monitoring System’ (RMS).The subsea integrity monitoring solution has been adopted by the world’s largest spar platform, Aasta Hansteen…

Rhenus Commences Borssele Alpha Supply

Apr 30, 2019

Rhenus Offshore Logistics has completed its first supply trip to the 700MW Borssele Alpha offshore platform  in the Dutch North Sea.Rhenus has taken over the complete supply logistics for its customer, HSM Offshore, during the installation work…

TÜV SÜD Certifies ELISA Floating Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

TUV SUD, the provider of inspection and product certification services, has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain.Offshore wind-turbine…

COOEC-Fluor Completes Module Fabrication

Apr 19, 2019

Texas-based multinational engineering and construction firm Fluor Corporation announced  that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries fabrication yard has completed the central and wellhead platforms for CNOOC’s Dongfang 13-2 Gas Fields Development Project…

Total Extends Havila Shipping Contract

Apr 04, 2019

Havila Shipping ASA, a Norway-based company engaged in the provision of offshore industry services, said that the oil company Total E&P UK has awarded an extension for its platform supply vessel (PSV) Havila Commander.According to a press note…

Borr Drilling Buys New Jack-Up

Apr 02, 2019

The offshore drilling contractor to the oil and gas industry worldwide, Borr Drilling  has acquired a new jack-up newbuilding. The acquisition price is nearly half of what it was originally ordered for.The offshore driller informed that the Hull No…

Eni Pilots Wave Energy Converter

Mar 28, 2019

Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni has activated the Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter (ISWEC), offshore Ravenna, capable of converting energy generated by waves into electricity, which will in the future enable Eni to convert mature…

PGNiG to Lease Drilling Platform

Mar 28, 2019

PGNiG Upstream International AS, a subsidiary of Polish Oil and Gas Company, and Norwegian  oil giant Aker BP have signed a contract for the lease of a semi-submersible drilling rig.In autumn, the exploration well will start to be drilled on the Shrek prospectus within PL838 license…

Solstad Offshore Wins Ophir Contract

Mar 27, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore ASA has been awarded a contract by Ophir Thailand (Bualuang) Limited.The contract is to perform the offshore installation of the Bualuang Charlie wellhead platform…

DEME Names Moray East Jacket Suppliers

Mar 15, 2019

DEME Offshore has selected tier one suppliers to supply jackets for the foundations of Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWEL),  located in the Outer Moray Firth, 22km off the coast of Scotland.According to DEME,  formerly GeoSea, Smulders will…

Enquest N. Sea Contract Goes to KCA Deutag

Feb 25, 2019

Global drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag has announced that its offshore business unit has been awarded a new drilling contract by Enquest Heather Limited for three platforms in the UK North Sea.The UK-based drilling contractor…

Spirit to Decommission Morecambe Field

Feb 21, 2019

Spirit Energy has handed in draft decommissioning proposals for two installations and associated pipelines at its South Morecambe field in the east Irish Sea.Alongside the removal and recycling of a combined 22,000 tons of platform infrastructure…

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