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Gearing up for growth

Nov 01, 2012

With a recent injection of capital having positioned the company for growth, Fairfield Energy – the self-styled only independent of substance solely focused on the UK continental shelf – moved into new operational headquarters at Westhill last month…

Aker Solutions and Statoil

Oct 12, 2012

Aker Solutions and Statoil were jointly awarded the ONS Innovation Award in Stavanger for their work on the Åsgard subsea gas compression system (OE April). Aker CTO Åsmund Bøe commented: ‘This technology has the potential to change offshore gas field developments worldwide…

Aker Solutions

Oct 12, 2012

Aker Solutions is opening an engineering office in the northeast of England. The company’s drilling technologies business will be the main beneficiary of the expanded Stockton-on-Tees presence.


Oct 12, 2012

Amec is acquiring a 50% stake in Kromav Engenharia, a privately owned Brazilian engineering firm with over 400 marine and offshore projects to its credit. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Kromav has a team of some 200 people specialising in engineering services for offshore platforms…

Aquaterra Energy

Oct 12, 2012

Aquaterra Energy opened an office in Aberdeen last month. The company’s team there, working on drilling riser systems, offshore platforms, subsea templates and the like, is headed by GM Eric Doyle who commented: ‘We are developing the expertise…

Brand New

Oct 12, 2012

Smit Lamnalco recently launched SL Gabon, the first tug branded under its new corporate identity, following the integration of Smit’s terminal handling activities with Lamnalco in July 2011. Built by Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, this…

Brazil Berth

Oct 12, 2012

Dutch offshore lifting and drilling solutions provider Huisman has begun the landfill works for a 15,000m2 production facility in southern Brazil alongside the Itajai-Açu river in Navegantes, Santa Catarina state. It is expected to be operational in 2Q 2013…

Forum Energy Technologies

Oct 12, 2012

Forum Energy Technologies is planning to build a new 150,000ft2 facility in St Martin Parish, Louisiana to produce onshore and offshore drilling equipment for global customers. The $19 million plant will replace an existing facility in nearby Broussard.

Gardline Geosciences and Canyon Offshore

Oct 12, 2012

Gardline Geosciences and Canyon Offshore have established a three-year strategic alliance to provide seabed drilling, sampling in situ services for the offshore site investigation market.

GL Noble Denton

Oct 12, 2012

GL Noble Denton has established a global design centre for floating structures at its offices in Brevik, Norway.


Oct 12, 2012

GE completed its acquisition of Bergen, Norway headquartered Naxys, which supplies leak detection and condition monitoring sensors for the subsea sector, last month. The acquisition further expands GE’s portfolio of monitoring and sensing solutions…

Offshore Achievers

Oct 12, 2012

Busy planning an even bigger Offshore Achievement Awards ceremony in Aberdeen next March are (left to right): CO2DeepStore director and SPE board member Ian Phillips; ITF’s Anthony Onukwu, newly elected chairman of the SPE Aberdeen section, and Leo Koot…

SeaRobotics Corporation

Oct 12, 2012

SeaRobotics Corporation has teamed with a private equity group led by Ocean Investments Capital to fund the expansion of the company’s core business, including the production of unmanned surface vessels (USVs), the commercialization of its Robotic Hull Cleaning systems…


Oct 12, 2012

Swagelok has acquired the assets of Erie, Pennsylvania-based Innovative Pressure Technologies. IPT manufactures high and medium pressure subsea valves, fittings and fluid control devices.


Oct 12, 2012

Technip has completed the acquisition of Stone & Webster process technologies and associated oil and gas engineering capabilities from Canada’s Shaw Group.

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