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MDL Builds HLS for Double North Sea Scope

Jul 17, 2019

Maritime Developments (MDL) said it has added a horizontal lay system (HLS) to its rental fleet following a double project award from a new client in the North SeaThe HLS is designed to work in conjunction with the complete range of MDL 2-track…

Aker Solutions Beats Forecasts

Jul 17, 2019

Aker Solutions beat second-quarter earnings on Wednesday citing demand from the offshore oil sector despite price pressure from ongoing high capacity.Service providers are slowly recovering from a 2014 slump in oil prices that prompted companies to curb offshore projects…

Sparrows Secures Vendor Approval from Aramco

Jul 16, 2019

Aberdeen-based equipment and integrated engineering services company Sparrows Group said it has bolstered its position in Saudi Arabia after securing vendor approval status from national oil company Saudi Aramco.The approval allows recently formed local entity…

Expro to Supply IRS Offshore Mauritania

Jul 15, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro said it has been awarded a contract by Pacific Drilling subsidiary Pacific Santa Ana for the provision of an Intervention Riser System (IRS) for PETRONAS’s Chinguetti Field Phase II plug and abandonment (P&A) contract…

MacGregor Cleared to Buy TTS Unit

Jul 15, 2019

Marine and offshore equipment and services form MacGregor announced on Monday it has received a clearance decision from the Chinese competition regulator, SAMR, for the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA…

NKT to Link Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup

Jul 14, 2019

Power cables manufacturer NKT announced it has been awarded a contract to supply the high-voltage power cable that will connect the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Taking Stock of Spares

Jul 12, 2019

In an industry with infrastructure well beyond its design life, stock sharing for replacement parts can help keep equipment running smoothly.Because maintenance is critical for safe and continued operations, asset owners tend to keep plenty of spare parts on hand…

Schiehallion Manifold Delivered to BP

Jul 11, 2019

Global Energy Group said its North Fabrication division has completed and handed over the Schiehallion Central Production Manifold M1P to BP.The 130Te manifold was delivered safely and to the required project quality requirements, the manufacturer said…

Meeting the Demands of Harsh Environments

Jul 10, 2019

In the offshore energy industry, conditions are tough. As a result, even the most straightforward operations can be challenging – both for operators and equipment itself. Having the best equipment for the task in hand is essential, but maintaining…

ClampOn Scores Norway Contract

Jul 10, 2019

Norwegian-based sensors company ClampOn said it has been awarded a contract for subsea corrosion-erosion monitors (CEM) for permanent monitoring of pipe erosion from sand production.The CEMs will be installed at a 6″ pipe bend on a subsea flow module…

NOVACAVI Expands Cable Length Capabilities

Jul 09, 2019

As many applications increasingly require longer single continuous lengths of steel armored cables, manufacturer NOVACAVI says it has improved its equipment and optimized its production system to handle cuts deployment up to several kilometers…

Sparrows Wins Rigging Maintenance Contract in Qatar

Jul 05, 2019

Sparrows Group said it has been awarded its first contract for the provision of rigging loft maintenance services in Qatar.The four-year contract includes the provision of services for the refurbishment, repair, load test and recertification of rigging lofts and contents…

Saudi Aramco, BHGE Ink Manufacturing MOU

Jul 03, 2019

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed this week by Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will see the two firms establish a new joint venture facility in Saudi Arabia to manufacture non-metallic materials which will be used in a variety of areas of the energy industry…

NOV to Supply STP for MJ FPSO

Jul 03, 2019

APL, a business unit within NOV's Completion & Production Solutions segment, has secured the contract from South Korean builder Samsung Heavy Industries to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for a newbuild floating production…

Expro Acquires Quality Intervention

Jul 02, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced it has acquired 100% of the equity of technology company Quality Intervention AS (QI).The Norwegian-based company was founded in 2008 and provides a portfolio of products and services that includes coiled tubing technology (CoilHose)…

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