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ThoughtStream: Bridge to success is built on partnerships

Jun 12, 2013

ThoughtStream: Opinion Rosneft is the largest subsoil licenseholder in the Russian offshore. Total estimated recoverable resources under these licenses exceed 275 billion boe. The exploration program includes drilling 96 wells. I hope that the representatives of Halliburton…

Subsea 7 wins Heidelberg contract

Jun 10, 2013

Subsea 7 S.A. was awarded a contract by Anadarko and their partners for the Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.The work scope includes the engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines in water depths over 1…

GE wins Pemex subsea deal

Jun 05, 2013

GE Oil & Gas and Pemex Exploration and Production have signed an US$84 million agreement for the supply and installation of subsea wellheads for Pemex’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement…

Chevron appoints new E&P president

Jun 05, 2013

Chevron Corporation announced Jeff Shellebarger as the new president of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company, beginning August 1, 2013. Shellebarger will succeed Gary Luquette, who will retire after working with the company for 35 years…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jun 05, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for the development of the Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers the project management, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of more than 48 km of 10…

GE tapped for supply vessel propulsion

Jun 04, 2013

GE’s Power Conversion business was awarded a contract by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Fl. The contract entails GE supplying integrated diesel-electric power, propulsion and vessel control systems for two multipurpose supply vessels (MPSVs) with installed horsepower of 12…

New technology boosts well recovery, cuts costs

May 31, 2013

Owners and operators of offshore wells aim at improving efficiency, cutting costs, reducing failures and down time, while maximizing economic benefits. It’s no easy task under the best of circumstances. Reaching these goals requires a sophisticated…

Wave of the future

May 31, 2013

Automation is the ideal way to unite technology with company cultures. Through technology, workers in the offshore environment have the potential to form a myopic view on life. Produce now, don’t worry about tomorrow. It makes sense. From drilling to producing…

Gay Huey Evans joins ConocoPhillips

May 28, 2013

Gay Huey Evans joins ConocoPhillips as the company’s new outside director, increasing its board of directors to 11. Huey Evans previously served as vice chairman of the board and non-executive chairman, Europe, of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association…

Robbins & Meyers brands join NOV Mono

May 24, 2013

Houston-based National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is to pay $2.5 billion for Robbins & Myers – a supplier of well-drilling equipment parts, including valve controls and grinders – adding three more businesses to its NOV Mono division: Moyno Inc…

Deepwater tested

May 24, 2013

US-based Bluefin Robotic successfully tested its unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in deepwater conditions, the company announced last month. Bluefin tested the UUV off Massachusetts with the Scarlett Isabella vessel…

The modern liftboat could be a jackup

May 23, 2013

Liftboats started as a concept in South Louisiana with the first-known liftboats conceived in Braithwaite. The technology was developed locally and has continued to improve. A liftboat is a self elevating, self-propelled vessel equipped with…

TGS strikes new partnerships

May 23, 2013

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) announced at its Capital Markets Day that it will embark on several new partnerships. TGS and Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) agreed to jointly development multi-client projects in defined areas in northwestern Europe…

Wood Group snares Hess contract

May 23, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will deliver operations & maintenance services to Hess Corporation's Baldpate production platform in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, under a new five-year contract. WGPSN will also provide these services to Hess for…

Reamco receives presidential award for exports

May 21, 2013

Reamco, Inc. was presented with the President’s “E” Award for Exports by U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank at a ceremony on May 20, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive…

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