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Water Standard bags Appomattox gig

Feb 16, 2016

Water treatment solutions company Water Standard secured a contract with Shell Offshore for the design, fabrication, testing, and shipment of an ultrapure water generation package (UWGP) to be integrated on Appomattox, Shell’s floating production system located in deepwater…

JFO, Aquatic enter partnership

Feb 16, 2016

James Fisher Offshore (JFO), part of James Fisher and Sons, entered into a cooperation agreement with Aquatic Engineering & Construction (Aquatic) to deliver fully integrated back-deck solutions to offshore operators globally. Image from JFO…

Atlantic Offshore inks Dana ERRV work

Feb 15, 2016

Dana Petroleum awarded Atlantic Offshore an emergency response rescue vessel (ERRV) contract to support the Ocean Guardian semisubmersible in the UK North Sea. Atlantic will use its Ocean Sprite ERVV in the contract, which is for two wells estimated at 70 days each…

Blackstone forms Clarion Offshore Partners

Feb 12, 2016

Blackstone and former senior executives of Pride International have partnered to form Clarion Offshore Partners, a platform to provide strategic solutions to the offshore oil and gas drilling and services sector, with a financial commitment from private equity funds managed by Blackstone…

PKA, LEGO Group buy into DONG wind farm

Feb 10, 2016

DONG Energy has signed and completed an agreement to divest 50% of the 258 MW UK offshore wind farm project, Burbo Bank Extension, to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI, parent company of the LEGO Group. Each investor will obtain a 25% ownership interest in the project…

Parker Bestobell Marine supplies FSRU valves

Feb 10, 2016

Parker Bestobell Marine has completed a contract to supply cryogenic globe and check valves made in Sheffield, for Hoegh LNG’s series of five floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) that are being built at Hyundai shipyard (HHI) in South Korea…

Petrofac, Zennor ink Finlaggan deal

Feb 10, 2016

Petrofac's enginnering and production services business SPD Ltd. was awarded a contract by Zennor Petroleum to provide well design and well construction management services, to support the Finlaggan appraisal well which is located in the central sector of the North Sea…

Golar Tundra sold to Golar Partners

Feb 10, 2016

Golar LNG Ltd. entered into a purchase agreement to sell the Golar Tundra, a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), to Golar LNG Partners for US$330 million. In connection with the closing, the Golar Partners will receive a daily fee plus operating expenses…

PA Resources divests North Sea assets

Feb 10, 2016

PA Resources signed an agreement to divest its portfolio of North Sea assets to Petrogas E&P. The sale includes the company’s 24% interest in license 12/06 in Denmark, which holds the Broder Tuck and Lille John discoveries, as well as its exploration licenses in the UK…

Maersk Training offers offshore crane operator program

Feb 09, 2016

Maersk Training has launched an offshore crane operator program designed to grant crane operators and their companies access to offshore lifting operations worldwide. The training program targets crane operators at all levels and consists of three stages…

NOIA: Obama’s oil tax plan to hurt consumers

Feb 08, 2016

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president, Randall Luthi, issued the following statement ahead of President Obama’s budget request:  “The [US] is the global leader in oil and gas production and American consumers are enjoying the lowest gasoline prices in a decade…

Cathelco wins BWT order for Harvey Gulf

Feb 08, 2016

Cathelco’s agent in New Orleans, Green Marine and Industrial Equipment Co., has won an order to supply a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for a new offshore vessel built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, for Harvey Gulf International Marine…

Qatar Petroleum, Chevron sign Moroccan deal

Feb 08, 2016

Qatar Petroleum has reached an agreement with Chevron Morocco Exploration, a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., to acquire a 30% participating interest from Chevron’s 75% share in three deepwater offshore leases in the Kingdom of Morocco: Cap Rhir Deep…

Sonomatic to open US$5.7 million Aberdeen facility

Feb 08, 2016

Non-destructive testing (NDT) company Sonomatic is investing US$5.7 million (£4 million) in building a brand new multi-disciplined facility that will allow the company to cover the entire range of NDT inspections in Aberdeen.  Rendering…

Diamond, GE ink performance-based BOP deal

Feb 08, 2016

Diamond Offshore Drilling and GE Oil & Gas entered into the offshore drilling industry's first-of-its-kind contractual service agreement (CSA) that transfers full accountability for blowout preventer (BOP) performance to GE Oil & Gas. In this Pressure Control by the Hour model…

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