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Design detail - Huisman’s dual multipurpose tower

Jun 17, 2013

The GTI and 2s’ DMPTs ease construction and interface with the vessel because they can be built in Huisman’s Schiedam fabrication hall and then skidded on the quayside, where it can be tested, before a single lift onto the vessel, says Huisman…

Kursk tragedy inspires deep-sea diving system design

Jun 14, 2013

The Kursk tragedy in 2000 identified a need for a Russian submarine rescue ship after 118 sailors and officers perished when the nuclear-powered, cruise-missile submarine sank in the Barents Sea. As a response, the Russian Admiralty is constructing the Igor Belousov…

Progress after Piper

Jun 12, 2013

As the 25th anniversary of the UK North Sea Piper Alpha disaster approaches, GL Noble Denton looks at regulatory best practice. The 25-year anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster provides an important opportunity to stop and reflect…

Colloquy: Safety first... in the North Sea

Jun 12, 2013

COLLOQUY: Editor's Column Beginning this month, we recognize the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster. The Piper Alpha production platform was operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd. in the UK sector of the North Sea…

Emerson wins $67M Gorgon contract

Jun 12, 2013

Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson was awarded contracts by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd., valued at US$67 million, to provide control valves and valve actuators to help ensure the efficient and safe flow of natural gas at the Gorgon Project…

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…

Shell picks FMC for subsea trees

Jun 05, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Shell for subsea equipment for its portfolio of projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope includes the supply of 12 enhanced vertical deepwater trees and controls. 'FMC Technologies has been…

FMC wins Heidelberg supply

Jun 04, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum chose FMC Technologies to provide subsea equipment for the Heidelberg field, FMC announced on 4 June 2013. The scope of FMC Technologies' contract includes the supply includes five enhanced horizontal subsea trees, tree mounted controls…

Wireless cathodic protection monitoring

May 31, 2013

Edinburgh-based WFS Technologies and Stork Technical Services have unveiled a new subsea wireless cathodic protection monitoring system for the offshore industry. The Seatooth Smart CP, which the firms say is the world’s first subsea wireless cathodic protection monitoring system…

IKM buys Poseidon Consulting Services

May 24, 2013

IKM Consultants has taken over Poseidon Consulting Services (PCS) after buying 100% of its shares from Siemens in Norway. Poseidon, which mainly focusses on subsea and pipeline work, has about 150 staff, which will be taken in to IKM's business…

Bibby Offshore completes hyperbaric evacuation trials on DSV fleet

May 16, 2013

Aberdeen-based Bibby Offshore recently completed hyperbaric evacuation trials on its DSV fleet, which includes the Bibby Sapphire, Polaris and Topaz. Bibby is the first company to carry out this procedure on its entire fleet and the only…

Cargotec receives $28.3M order for crane from HHI

May 16, 2013

Cargotec's MacGregor has received a EUR 22 million (US $28,369,261) order to deliver a 900-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) MacGregor subsea crane to the South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd. The crane will be installed…

FMC wins $26M subsea order for Bayu Undan project

May 15, 2013

ConocoPhillips Ltd. Australia Pty Ltd. has awarded FMC Technologies an order to supply subsea equipment for its Bayu Undan Phase 3 project. The order has an estimated value of US $26 million. The Bayu Undan field is located in the Timor Sea…

Technip wins Canadian double

May 08, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Canada's eastern coast, Technip announced on 8 May 2013. The field is an extension of the White Rose field, located in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin…

OTC.13: GE launches new BOP surface control system

May 07, 2013

GE Oil & Gas is launching its next-generation SeaONYX blowout preventer (BOP) surface control system and operator interface at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). Designed for high-speed, reliable performance in the demanding deepwater drilling environment…

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