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Jan 10, 2012

French marine services provider Bourbon has established an new affiliate operation, Bourbon Baltic, in Saint Petersburg to optimize vessel crew recruitment. It is looking to recruit experienced Russian seafarers for its vessels serving the marine and offshore sectors worldwide.


Jan 10, 2012

Rotating equipment supplier Dresser-Rand has opened a new 8,700ft2 facility in Houston dedicated entirely to training employees and clients to better service equipment in the field.

Litre Meter

Jan 10, 2012

UK custom flowmeter manufacturer Litre Meter has become part of the US Tasi Group of companies, whose other interests in the flow and control sector include AW Lake, Kem and Tricor.


Jan 10, 2012

Mustang has acquired a majority stake in Latin American automation and control engineering and consulting firm ISI Solutions for an initial consideration of $5.2 million. The company will be rebranded ISI Mustang and will continue to be led by Pedro Santamaria and the existing management team.

Petrofac Training Services

Jan 10, 2012

Petrofac Training Services and Raytheon Technical Services are partnering to deliver highconsequence training to the offshore oil & gas industry at NASA’s Johnson Space Center underwater training facility.

Rented Accommodation

Jan 10, 2012

The Ferguson Group has established a new, purpose-built base in Perth, Western Australia, for its range of rental offshore containers and accommodation and engineering modules. The yard and office facilities have been designed specifically…

Reservoir Group

Jan 10, 2012

Reservoir Group has acquired Mudlogging Services, the US-based developer and supplier of the MLogger series of gas detection systems. Reservoir Group also recently strengthened its completion and production services portfolio with the acquisition…


Jan 10, 2012

Classification society RINA expects its recent move to take control of Italian engineering consultancy D’Appolonia to boost group turnover by almost 50% and significantly strengthen its expertise and range of services in the offshore and port development fields…

Safetec Nordic

Jan 10, 2012

An ABS affiliate has entered into an agreement to acquire risk and asset management specialist Safetec Nordic, whose programs and services are expected to strengthen and expand those of ABS Consulting. ‘The integration of Safetec is directly…

Slick Innovation

Jan 10, 2012

The European Chapter of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) recently presented is Innovation Award to Schlumberger Slickline’s global perforating and remedial services domain champion, Matthew Billingham, in recognition…


Jan 10, 2012

Wärtsilä will acquire marine oil & gas engineering firm Hamworthy in a £383 million cash deal. The merger ‘will allow both organisations to broaden and enhance their capabilities in rapidly evolving offshore and marine applications as well as environmental solutions markets…

Wood Group Kianda

Jan 10, 2012

Wood Group has launched a new company in Luanda in joint venture with its Angolan business partner Amílcar Nascimento. Wood Group Kianda, through which sister companies Mustang, Kenny and PSN will provide their services, kicks off with a contract…

Arnstein Øvsthus

Jan 10, 2012

Arnstein Øvsthus (pictured) becomes general manager of CGGVeritas Eidesvik Ship Management, on 1 February. The joint venture between CGGVeritas and Eidesvik Offshore, dedicated to operating the high-end seismic vessels in the CGGVeritas fleet…

Bill Yuile

Jan 10, 2012

Bill Yuile (pictured), a 40-year veteran of oil & gas industry contracting, has been appointed business development director of Apply Altra, based in Aberdeen.

Bruno Santos Pinton

Jan 10, 2012

Bruno Santos Pinton has been named as McCrometer’s regional sales manager for Brazil. He joins the company from Atlas Copco, where he was key account sales representative for oil & gas in Brazil.

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