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Schlumberger, Ikon Science in software agreement

Nov 09, 2015

Schlumberger and Ikon Science has announced an agreement to further develop the existing quantitative seismic interpretation capability in the Petrel exploration and production software platform. The collaboration will make high-value seismic…

Apache targeted for takeover

Nov 09, 2015

US-based independent Apache has rejected a recent takeover bid, said to be worth US$18 billion, according to Bloomberg. But the company is now working with Goldman Sachs on a defense strategy. On 9 November, analyst firm Simmons & Co…

UTEC, LDD collaborate on Baltic windfarm

Nov 06, 2015

UTEC NCS Survey was awarded a contract for heavy lift support services for a major project in the Baltic Sea. Partnering with LDD the contract is to deliver, in January 2016, a pile guide frame monitoring system, which will be used for…

Ashtead secures glider agreement

Nov 06, 2015

Image from Ashtead Technology. Ashtead Technology has secured a global asset management agreement with Blue Ocean Monitoring to store, maintain and supply underwater gliders for ocean data monitoring…

Seatronics, LateraL enter subsea tooling partnership

Nov 04, 2015

Seatronics has formed a new partnership with Norwegian subsea tooling firm LateraL, which specializes in improving offshore performance through its product range. The LateraL FlexiCal ROV mounted caliper…

Goliat FPSO mooring lines installed

Nov 03, 2015

Image: Eni Goliat illustration overview/Eni Lankhorst Ropes Offshore has overseen the installation of the mooring ropes for the Goliat FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) for Eni Norge…

Farstad gets GoM subsea contract

Nov 03, 2015

Image: Far Sentinel/Farstad Shipping Farstad Shipping has been awarded a three-year contract with up to three years options for CSV Far Sentinel by Subtec de C.V. for delivery of light construction work…

Searcher starts 2D off PNG

Nov 03, 2015

Image: PNG seismic/ Searcher Seismic Searcher Seismic has announced the Haere 2D Seismic Survey offshore Papua New Guinea (PNG). The survey, in cooperation with the Department of Petroleum and Energy (DPE) and project partner BGP…

Bilfinger, Maersk Oil sign maintenance contract

Oct 30, 2015

Following a period of competitive tender, industrial services company Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a contract for the provision of fabric maintenance and associated services by Maersk Oil North Sea (Maersk Oil).   Image…

Keppel FELS delivers jackup to ADC

Oct 28, 2015

Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) delivered the ARABDRILL 70 jackup rig to Arabian Drilling (ADC).  ARABDRILL 70 is the fourth KFELS B Class jackup rig to work for ADC. Keppel FELS had previously delivered two jackup rigs…

Badger Explorer technology in development

Oct 28, 2015

Badger Explorer and the University of Glasgow, supported by the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), will collaborate on the development of the Badger Explorer technology, a rig-less formation and reservoir evaluation tool. The device drills down to the target reservoir…

Atwood, Mubadala extend contract

Oct 28, 2015

Houston-based Atwood Oceanics, announced that one of its subsidiaries had agreed to a nine-month extension and rate adjustment to its existing contract with Southeast Asia's Mubadala Petroleum for the ultra premium jackup, the Atwood Orca…

Ashtead invests in underwater technology

Oct 28, 2015

Image: Chris Echols/Ashtead Technology Ashtead Technology invested more than US$300,000 in the latest generation of visual inspection tools for deep sea exploration. The investment…

Eni sells Saipem stake

Oct 28, 2015

Italian giant Eni has sold 12.5% interest in its subsidiary Saipem, to Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) in a move that is expected to enhance Eni’s financial flexibility and development. Image from Saipem…

GE Marine upgrades Egypt training facility

Oct 27, 2015

Image: crane simulator in Egypt/GE Marine In 2012, the AAST-GE DP Center was established through a joint effort between GE and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport…

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