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Rented Accommodation

Jan 10, 2012

The Ferguson Group has established a new, purpose-built base in Perth, Western Australia, for its range of rental offshore containers and accommodation and engineering modules. The yard and office facilities have been designed specifically…

Reservoir Group

Jan 10, 2012

Reservoir Group has acquired Mudlogging Services, the US-based developer and supplier of the MLogger series of gas detection systems. Reservoir Group also recently strengthened its completion and production services portfolio with the acquisition…

RINA

Jan 10, 2012

Classification society RINA expects its recent move to take control of Italian engineering consultancy D’Appolonia to boost group turnover by almost 50% and significantly strengthen its expertise and range of services in the offshore and port development fields…

Safetec Nordic

Jan 10, 2012

An ABS affiliate has entered into an agreement to acquire risk and asset management specialist Safetec Nordic, whose programs and services are expected to strengthen and expand those of ABS Consulting. ‘The integration of Safetec is directly…

Slick Innovation

Jan 10, 2012

The European Chapter of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) recently presented is Innovation Award to Schlumberger Slickline’s global perforating and remedial services domain champion, Matthew Billingham, in recognition…

Wärtsilä

Jan 10, 2012

Wärtsilä will acquire marine oil & gas engineering firm Hamworthy in a £383 million cash deal. The merger ‘will allow both organisations to broaden and enhance their capabilities in rapidly evolving offshore and marine applications as well as environmental solutions markets…

Wood Group Kianda

Jan 10, 2012

Wood Group has launched a new company in Luanda in joint venture with its Angolan business partner Amílcar Nascimento. Wood Group Kianda, through which sister companies Mustang, Kenny and PSN will provide their services, kicks off with a contract…

Tapping hot, and cold, spots

Dec 01, 2011

With 2011 drawing to a close, it's time for OE to look afresh at the world's emerging hot spots. One of those generating the most interest, if not the most dollars yet, is also the coldest: the Arctic. Jennifer Pallanich asks a cross-section…

Rig building writ large

Dec 01, 2011

Despite a brief interruption post-Macondo, the rig newbuilding boom that started in 2005 is gathering momentum. Jennifer Pallanich talks to IHS about the latest trends in the drilling contractor market.One of the trends that Tom Kellock, Houston's head of consulting for IHS Petrodata…

Deeper and hotter

Dec 01, 2011

Baker Hughes continues to invest heavily in R&D, having reorganized itself along ‘geo-market' lines over the last couple of years. During the recent SPE ATCE gathering in Denver, Russell McCulley caught up with the oilfield services giant's president of products & technology…

Eaton is out there

Dec 01, 2011

Born in Houston, raised in London, Gardiner Henderson is no stranger to travel. Which is just as well, since his latest job has him in almost perpetual motion criss-crossing the globe to build business and raise awareness of a company he sees…

Firms & Faces December 2011

Dec 01, 2011

Hunting has completed the acquisition of Specialty Supply for an initial cash consideration of $31 million. Located in Houston, Specialty manufactures precisionmachined MWD parts used in directional drilling markets worldwide.Lankhorst Mouldings and…

Braced for the North Sea bow wave

Nov 01, 2011

A growing belief that the ‘bow wave' of the long-awaited North Sea decommissioning market has now reached the industry was evident at last month's sell-out Offshore Decommissioning Conference† in Dunblane, Scotland. Meg Chesshyre reports.A plea…

Firms & Faces November 2011

Nov 01, 2011

FirmsGreatship Subsea Solutions and Gregg Marine formed an alliance to offer subsea geotechnical site investigation services globally. The venture plans to offer a DP2 geotechnical drillship with a seafloor drill capable of coring and sampling in 3000m water depth…

More blades give a closer [cost] shave

Oct 01, 2011

Responding to Professor Michael J Economides' recent condemnation of alternative energy efficiencies and economics (OE August), serial oil industry inventor Benton Baugh turns his attention to the renewables sector with this firmly tongue-in-cheek (‘but true…

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