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New Mooring Solution for Kincardine OWF

Jul 30, 2019

First Subsea said it will provide platform mooring connectors to the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm.The company, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has confirmed its secured the contract with Spanish developer and construction…

First Subsea Installations Begin at Duva

Jul 30, 2019

The first subsea installation and construction campaign for the Duva field development is now underway with the installation of the Integrated Template Structure (ITS), Neptune Energy said on social media on Tuesday.The ITS is the first large…

NOV Trims Staff

Jul 24, 2019

U.S. oilfield supplier National Oilwell Varco Inc is trimming its workforce, according to people familiar with the matter, as oil and gas customers have cut spending on services and equipment.The company recently began offering voluntary early retirement to eligible employees…

OneSubsea Awarded Chevron Master Agreement

Jul 23, 2019

Chevron has awarded OneSubsea a 20-year subsea equipment and services master contract for development projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the subsea supplier’s parent company Schlumberger announced on Tuesday.Combining this master contract with…

Wild Well Upgrades Capping Stack Kit

Jul 18, 2019

Well control and engineering services fir Wild Well Control announced a new contract with Fugro for the provision of blowout preventer (BOP) intervention skids and test units for inclusion in its Subsea Response Kit. As part of the WellCONTAINED subsea capping stack program…

A Boost for Africa’s P&A Market

Jul 18, 2019

Despite Africa not being a top contender in the global decommissioning market, the region holds huge potential for growth as more offshore old and gas fields mature while some of the newly drilled ones turn dry.The region’s top oil and gas producers such as Angola…

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…

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