Offshore Hardware News


MAN to Supply Compressor Tech for Bacalhau FPSO

Oct 29, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will supply five radial compressor and two screw compressor trains for the Bacalhau FPSO, under the contract with the Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC.The compressor trains will be installed aboard the FPSO that will be used to produce oil for Equinor at the Bacalhau field…

Siemens, Carlyle Near $2.4 Billion Deal Over Flender Business

Oct 26, 2020

U.S. buyout group Carlyle Group Inc is nearing an agreement to acquire Siemens AG's mechanical drive arm Flender, for about 2 billion euros ($2.37 billion), Bloomberg News reported citing sources.Siemens and Carlyle are finalizing terms of the deal that could be announced as early as this week…

Five Easy Ways to Ruin Your Offshore Equipment: Lessons Learned in Hydraulic Maintenance

Oct 23, 2020

Jaime Sabogal, National Market Segment Manager, Oil and Gas – Hägglunds Products - Bosch Rexroth Corp, discusses lessons learned in hydraulic maintenance.Learn more about the importance of offshore equipment hydraulic maintenance during a free…

Singapore: MENCK Assembles Pile Driver for Offshore Wind Projects in Asia

Oct 21, 2020

Germany-based MENCK, an Acteon offshore engineering firm specializing in hydraulic pile-driving services, has delivered a 175-ton ram weight to its Singapore premises.The ram weight is part of an MHU3500S hydraulic hammer to be assembled in…

Petrobras Taps Oceaneering for BOP Tethering Services

Oct 13, 2020

Subsea services provider Oceaneering has been awarded a BOP tethering services contract offshore Brazil with the Brazilian oil firm Petrobras.The scope of work under the contract includes data acquisition and real-time riser analysis for dynamic…

OceanTools Invests in CNC Machinery

Oct 08, 2020

Despite current industry challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, subsea engineering firm OceanTools has reported an increase in demand for its products and engineering services, leading to the recent investment in £300,000 ($388,000) of computer numerical control (CNC) machinery…

Logan to Build Offshore Safety Cages for BOP Inspections

Oct 05, 2020

Hempstead, Texas-based oil and gas equipment maker Logan Industries has been awarded a contract to manufacture a set of safety cages to keep offshore technicians safe while inspecting subsea connectors on blowout preventers (BOPs) while on deck…

Skarpenord to Upgrade Jotun FPSO's Valve Control Systems

Oct 05, 2020

Scana's affiliate company Skarpenord has signed a letter of intent to upgrade valve control systems on Var Energi's Jotun floating storage and production unit in Norway.Skarpenord signed a letter of intent for the valve control systems upgrade with Rosenberg Worley…

Hydramec's LARS for Fugro's Uncrewed Surface Vessels

Oct 02, 2020

Offshore surveyor Fugro has ordered a Hydramec launch and recovery system for its new uncrewed surface vessels recently ordered from Sea-Kit.Fugro, based in the Netherlands, in August ordered two 12-meter SEA-KIT X class uncrewed surface vessels (USVs)…

Shawcor's Coatings for Payara

Oct 02, 2020

Pipeline coatings company Shawcor will deliver thermal insulation and anti-corrosion coating services for the ExxonMobil-operated Payara development offshore Guyana.ExxonMobil, with its partners Hess and CNOOC, sanctioned the development of the Payara oil field earlier this week…

Norway: Aker Solutions Nets Tommeliten Alpha Work with ConocoPhillips

Oct 02, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has signed contracts with ConocoPhillips to deliver a subsea production system for the Tommeliten Alpha discovery off Norway, and to conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) for modifications on the Ekofisk installations to integrate the Tommeliten Alpha discovery…

Konecranes and Cargotec to Merge

Oct 01, 2020

Finnish engineering firm Konecranes and cargo handling machinery maker Cargotec plan to merge to help speed up innovation and reap savings, they said on Thursday, sending both of their shares sharply higher.The boards of the companies, which…

Baker Hughes Launches Subsea Wellhead Cutting System "Terminator"

Sep 30, 2020

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has launched a vessel-deployed subsea wellhead cutting system called the Terminator.In what Baker Hughes says is 'a first-of-its-kind mechanical wellhead removal method', the Terminator system has already…

Aker Solutions Delivers Subsea Structures for CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 Field

Sep 30, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions has completed the construction of subsea structures for China-based CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 project in the South China Sea.The structures were built and tested at the China Offshore…

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