Offshore North America News - page 199

Technip joins Cardamom

Nov 12, 2012

Technip's Deep BlueShell has chosen Technip to develop subsea infrastructure at Cardamom field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the Paris-based engineering firm announced on 9 November 2012.Technip's lump sum contract covers project management…

Under surveillance

Nov 10, 2012

Raytheon unveiled its latest surveillance cabin for the oil & gas market during demonstrations in Galveston, Texas, last month. Intended to improve incident management through maritime domain situational awareness, it has a number of potential…

Danny Hall promoted at Crowley Maritime

Nov 10, 2012

Danny Hall, former VP of legacy company Jarvis Freight International, has been promoted to VP strategic business development for the Houston-based Crowley Maritime logistics group. David Higgs, former director of Crowley's product logistics…

Dominic Wright joins Xodus

Nov 10, 2012

Dominic Wright has joined Xodus as flow assurance lead in Houston. He has more than 10 years' subsea engineering experience.

Donald Bearb named assets and maintenance manager of Devin International

Nov 10, 2012

Donald Bearb has been named assets and maintenance manager of Devin International, based in Lafayette. He served most recently as Devin's operations manager in Macaé, Brazil, and prior to that was with Weatherford International for 38 years.

Gretchen Watkins recently took over as Marathon's VP North America production operations

Nov 10, 2012

Gretchen Watkins who recently took over from the retiring Jim Bowzer as Marathon's VP North America production operations.

John Stobart named EVP and COO at Transocean

Nov 10, 2012

John Stobart has been named EVP and COO at Transocean. He has been worldwide drilling manager for BHP Billiton Petroleum since 1994, serving in Australia, the UK and latterly Houston. Transocean has also appointed Ihab Toma as its EVP, chief of staff.


Nov 10, 2012

DHL has launched an Energy Center in Houston to showcase the logistics company's offerings in the E&P sector as well as addressing compliance and innovation testing. Steve Harley, energy sector president at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation…

Forum Energy Technologies

Nov 10, 2012

Forum Energy Technologies has acquired Syntech Technology, a Lorton, VA-based manufacturer of syntactic foam buoyancy materials used for ROVs and other deepwater flotation applications. Cris Gaut, Forum's chairman and CEO, said the deal 'integrates an important part of the ROV supply chain'.

Reflex Marine

Nov 10, 2012

Reflex Marine has established a new accredited service centre (ASC) in Houston for its FROG and TORO personnel carriers.

API: U.S. voters favor more oil, gas development

Nov 08, 2012

Strong majorities of voters support increased access to domestic oil and natural gas resources, regardless of party affiliation, gender or age, according to a new Harris Interactive poll released by the American Petroleum Institute. 'Almost all voters agreed energy issues were important to them…

API congratulates Obama on election win

Nov 08, 2012

President Barack Obama, photo by Pete SouzaCalling energy ‘a big winner,' U.S. energy industry advocates API congratulated President Barack Obama on his re-election in an announcement on 7 November 2012.API president Jack Gerard said the…

Murphy hits oil at Dalmatian South

Nov 02, 2012

Noble Jim Day Murphy Oil has encountered oil shows at its Dalmatian South exploratory well DC 134-1 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, partner Ecopetrol announced on 1 November 2012.The Colombian NOC said the discovery was confirmed by electric…

Gulf deeps on track for ‘new normal’

Nov 01, 2012

Burdened by high drilling costs, lower success rates and smaller discoveries relative to other regions, not to mention post-Macondo regulatory changes, the deepwater Gulf of Mexico will nevertheless draw $70 billion in investment over the next two decades…

Do nanoplate surfactants hold the key?

Nov 01, 2012

Potentially game-changing research which seeks to unlock the potential of nanotechnology to help maximise production from oil wells and extend the life of mature fields is under way in the US under an ITF-funded laboratory-based particle research project…

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