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Thunder Cranes Wins Chevron Contract

Nov 20, 2019

The Thunder Cranes Group said it has secured a contract to support Chevron on a three-year plug and abandonment project in the Gulf of Thailand that will include some 3,000 wells.The multimillion-dollar contract will see Thunder Cranes add a further three brand new TC90XL cranes to its fleet…

Kraken Gives Ocean Infinity AUVs an Energy Boost

Nov 18, 2019

Ocean Infinity's Kongsberg Hugin autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) have achieved significant endurance milestones during testing thanks to new pressure tolerant batteries from Kraken Robotics. The vehicles performed several missions to greater than 5…

Ampelmann Debuts the E5000

Nov 18, 2019

A new full motion compensation system from Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann is designed to transfer personnel as well as cargo up to 5,000kg in rough waters offshore. It is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2020The E5000 system is based on the proven technology of the E1000…

Wärtsilä Opens Support Center in Singapore

Nov 14, 2019

Wärtsilä said it has established its latest Expertise Center (EC) in Singapore to provide support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning, for marine and energy customers.Together with nine other Wärtsilä EC units around the world…

Neodrill Enters Australian Market

Nov 13, 2019

Pre-rig technology company Neodrill announced it is bringing its CAN (Conductor Anchor Node) technology to Australia and New Zealand. To support this new phase of growth, the role of business development manager for the region has been created…

Allan Joins RMEC

Nov 13, 2019

Oilfield services firm RMEC has appointed an oil and gas industry veteran to boost its operations as it prepares for its next stage of international growth.Vic Allan has joined the company from American multinational corporation Halliburton…

Lankhorst Ropes Slings for Dolphin Upgrade Project

Nov 12, 2019

Lankhorst Ropes has supplied heavy lift slings to Subsea 7's heavy lifting arm Seaway 7 for the Dolphin Accommodation Upgrade Project (DAUP) on the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA), offshore Trinidad and Tobago. The project comprises provision of a Permanent Living Quarter Module (PLQ)…

First Subsea Wins Floating Wind Contract

Nov 11, 2019

First Subsea said it has secured a second contract with Spanish developer and construction company Cobra Group to provide Dynamic Bend Stiffener Connectors for the Kincardine Floating Offshore Windfarm. Following the initial supply to the pilot turbine last year…

New Offshore/Subsea Lever Hoist Launched

Nov 11, 2019

Offshore lifting hoists and chains specialist William Hackett has launched SSL5 offshore and subsea lever hoist, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism.“It’s a piece of engineering innovation that will transform safety levels globally…

Weatherford Unveils ForeSite Flow

Nov 11, 2019

Oilfield services firm Weatherford has introduced ForeSite Flow, a flow-measurement solution driven by Production 4.0 intelligence.Unveiled this week at ADIPEC 2019, ForeSite Flow is a full-range, non-nuclear multiphase flowmeter paired with Weatherford ForeSite intelligence…

Sandvik to Supply OCTG for ADNOC

Nov 10, 2019

Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, said it has entered into a long-term agreement with Tenaris to supply Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) following its…

West Mira Awarded DNV GL Battery Notation

Nov 08, 2019

Northern Drilling’s West Mira is the first rig in operation to be awarded the DNV GL Battery (Power) class notation. West Mira is an ultra-deepwater semi-submersible designed by Moss Maritime, operating a hybrid power plant using Lithium-ion…

Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Deal from Apache

Nov 07, 2019

Baker Hughes announced today that Apache Corporation’s North Sea subsidiaries have awarded, through a multi-year frame agreement, a suite of subsea equipment and services including six trees, wellheads and an associated service package. This…

Stuck Pipe Solution Cut Through

Nov 01, 2019

Oilfield services company Churchill Drilling Tools announced four successful drill-string severs using its HyPR HoleSaver, following stuck pipe events across the Middle East, including two in the UAE.Over the last six months, four drilling teams…

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