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Pay day for Gudrun

Apr 07, 2014

Production has started on the first new Statoil-operated platform on the Norwegian Continental Shelf since 2005.  The Gudrun oil and gas field, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, is also the first new to be operated by Statoil from the Stavanger region since Sleipner in 1993…

Cortez Subsea nets Caribbean inspection contract

Apr 03, 2014

Rapidly-growing subsea services and technology products company Cortez Subsea has secured a six-figure contract with BHP Billiton Trinidad for inspection services in Trinidad and Tobago. A dedicated team of eight personnel from the Aberdeen-based company will begin the work in June 2014…

Sierra Hamilton acquires GeoPro

Apr 01, 2014

Sierra Hamilton LLC acquired all the assets of GeoPro GmbH of Hamburg, Germany to create a new operating subsidiary, GeoPro Geophysics LLC. GeoPro Geophysics will operate as a global seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation…

Shell chooses Endeavor for Chukchi advising

Apr 01, 2014

Shell has appointed Houston-based consulting firm, Endeavor Management to advise the supermajor in preparation for a possible revamp of Shell's Chukchi Sea drilling campaign. Endeavor said it will provide support and advice for a third…

Ex-Aker intervention firm restructures

Apr 01, 2014

Aker Solutions’ former well intervention services business, which was acquired by private equity fund EQT VI in January this year, has been restructured and will operate under two brands from 22 Apr 2014: Altus Intervention and Qinterra Technologies…

Roc Oil farms in to Malaysian PSC

Apr 01, 2014

Roc Oil Ltd. has farmed in to a production sharing contract (PSC) in three fields about 50m off Malaysia. The D35, D21 and J4 fields are 100% owned and operated by Malaysia’s Petronas Carigali, with Roc Oil holding 50% participating interest…

Schlumberger acquires RDR

Mar 31, 2014

Schlumberger announced that it has acquired Rock Deformation Research (RDR), a UK-based company specialized in geological software development and structural geology consultancy for the oil and gas industry. By integrating with the Petrel*…

Helix Well Ops gets larger facility

Mar 25, 2014

Aberdeen-based Helix Well Ops (Well Ops), a business unit of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (Helix ESG), has moved to a new location in Dyce, Aberdeen. The firm took on a six-year lease of the 27,682sq ft building. This is double the space it previously occupied at Helix House…

Cubility bought by Triton Partners

Mar 25, 2014

Norwegian oil services technology firm Cubility AS has been bought from private equity firm Energy Ventures by a Triton Partners fund. The firm, based in Sandnes, has developed MudCube, a solids control and waste management system for drilling operations…

Engineering challenges discussed

Mar 25, 2014

The challenges associated with the analysis and design of offshore engineering equipment will be discussed at the next SPE talk in Aberdeen. Offshore marine equipment can be physically complex, expensive, safety critical and required to operate in harsh environments…

Baker Hughes buys Weatherford pipeline

Mar 24, 2014

Weatherford International Ltd. and Baker Hughes Incorporated have signed an agreement for the sale of Weatherford’s pipeline and specialty services business to a subsidiary of Baker Hughes for a total consideration of US$250 million, including…

BP opens IPT facility in Louisiana

Mar 21, 2014

BP and Fletcher Technical Community College celebrated the grand opening of the college’s BP Integrated Production Technologies (IPT) building today.  The new home of Fletcher’s IPT program, which the Louisiana board of regents recently designated a Deepwater Center for Workforce Excellence…

UTEC completes work off Ecuador

Mar 21, 2014

Houston-based UTEC Survey Inc. provided survey services aboard the Ocean Spur jackup rig for rig move operations in Amistad Field, Gulf of Guayaquil, offshore Ecuador. The survey work was staffed and project managed from UTEC’s Houston headquarters…

LUX Assure expands to Houston

Mar 21, 2014

Oil and gas asset integrity and corrosion management firm LUX Assure has established a sales and service agreement with Houston-based Brown Corrosion Services Inc. Brown Corrosion Services will be handling the business development of…

DNV GL opens Vietnam office

Mar 21, 2014

Norway-based DNV GL has opened a new office in Vietnam. The facility was officially opened by Prince Haakon of Norway and Henrik O. Madsen, president & CEO of DNV GL. The new office which is located in the heart of the business district…

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