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Baker Hughes wins Statoil contract

Jul 10, 2015

Statoil Petroleum awarded Baker Hughes an eight-year contract to design and supply production chemicals to the offshore Norne field and the deepwater Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea. Work is anticipated to begin in July 2015…

Saipem awards Alderley Kaombo FPSO contract

Jul 06, 2015

Saipem awarded Alderley a contract to design, engineer and fabricate two FPSO-produced water treatment packages for the Kaombo FPSO Project in Angola.  The project will be undertaken by Alderley Process Technologies, a subsidiary of Alderley…

Framo wins $24 million Johan Sverdrup contract

Jun 24, 2015

Sweden's Alfa Laval has won an order to supply its Framo pumping systems to the Johan Sverdrup field development in the Norwegian North Sea. The order, booked in the Marine & Offshore Pumping Systems segment, has a value of approximately SEK 200 million (US$24…

ALE continues Malaysia project

Jun 10, 2015

ALE is half way through the Malikai project in Malaysia, which is expected to include the world’s highest jackup and skidding operation. The global heavylift specialist was awarded the contracts for the Malikai project on behalf of TMJV…

DNV GL forms flow meter JIP

Jun 03, 2015

Accurate allocation measurement results are a key financial and commercial driver for exploration and production companies. Yet despite limited evidence of the performance of Coriolis and ultrasonic flow meter technology, they are being…

WorleyParsons's US$55 million to XOM

May 21, 2015

Australia-based WorleyParsons will pay US$55 million to an ExxonMobil (XOM) subsidiary after reaching a settlement on a dispute over a $550 million contract for engineering work for an offshore drilling platform it designed. In 2008, WorleyParsons was contracted by Exxon Neftegas…

BATS Wireless offers broadband communications solution for FPSOs

Jun 24, 2014

BATS Wireless, a provider of wireless stabilization, optimization, and tracking systems, announced the development of enhanced technology focused on solving connectivity problems that frequently plague deep and ultra-deepwater FPSO, FSO and drillship operations…

UK well services bright spot

May 26, 2014

UK offshore oil and gas industry optimism continues to decline amid rising operating costs and a decline in exploration activity.  But, despite the declining optimism, sentiment in the industry still remains positive, according to Oil & Gas UK’s Q1 2014 Business Sentiment Index…

SEG teams with Energistics on open standards

Mar 14, 2014

Energistics, the upstream oil and gas standards consortium, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the international society of applied geophysics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore joint development opportunities…

The digital age: Gas lift goes modern

Nov 08, 2013

Gas lift is recognized for enhancing well stability – but it has its drawbacks. Camcon’s digital gas lift has begun field testing onshore Oman, with offshore installations anticipated. How does it differ from traditional gas lift technology…

TAM International marks its 45th anniversary and the opening of its recently-built manufacturing facility

Nov 01, 2013

TAM International marked its 45th anniversary and the opening of its recently-built manufacturing facility on October 18 with a tour of the facilities in Houston, Texas. The new site was open to employees in September. TAM specializes in inflatable packers…

Shallow water subsea systems improve NPV

Oct 16, 2013

Shallow water subsea systems can be an ideal solution for improving marginal field net present value. Jerry Streeter, Field Development Manager, for FMC Technologies, Inc., explains. Very little has been published recently on shallow…

Overview of wellhead fatigue monitoring

Oct 14, 2013

Wellhead fatigue is acknowledged as a technical challenge in the oil and gas industry. In an effort to advance industry capabilities and better inform operational decisions, BP is developing a system for instrumentation and data interpretation…

Sunbird awards contract off South Africa

Sep 14, 2013

Australian operator Sunbird Energy Ltd. has awarded a contract to Wood Group Kenny (WGK) Australia  to provide engineering and project management services for the Ibhubesi gas project, off the west coast of South Africa. The…

Wärtsilä to supply design for PSV in Poland

Sep 06, 2013

Wärtsilä, was awarded a contract to supply the design and an integrated solution for a new large platform supply vessel (PSV). The ship will operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and is owned by Siem Offshore, Norway-based provider of marine services to the industry…

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