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Ocean Installer names CCO, CFO

Feb 19, 2013

Ole Sanne and Jim Dåtland appointed CCO, CFOFrom the left: Ole Sanne, Håvard Strand, Kristian Korsbø, Steinar Riise, Odd-Arne Kleveland (Image: Ocean Installer)Ocean Installer announced it will appoint current CFO Ole Sanne to the newly established role Chief Commercial Officer…

Mediterranean Oil & Gas contracts with AGR to drill Malta well

Feb 18, 2013

Malta Offshore Area 4 (Image: Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc)Mediterranean Oil & Gas Plc. (LON:MOG) is continuing its preparations for the arrival of the Hagar Qim 1 well off Malta in the final quarter of the year.The latest development is…

Tenaris to build Texas mill

Feb 15, 2013

Seamless pipe mill is Tenaris’ first in US Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at an event announcing a new seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas (Image: Tenaris)Tenaris will build a US$1.5 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City, Texas, the company…

Oceaneering reports record earnings

Feb 15, 2013

Oceaneering International, Inc. reported record fourth-quarter and annual earnings for the periods ended December 31, 2012.For the 4Q 2012, Oceaneering earned net income of $80.6 million, or $0.74 per share, on revenue of $780.9 million. During the corresponding period in 2011…

Cairn to explore off Malta

Feb 14, 2013

On 7 December 2012, the Government of Malta awarded three offshore blocks totaling 6,400sq km to Capricorn Malta, a subsidiary of Edinburgh-based Cairn Energy. Cairn CEO Simon Thomson, who succeeded Sir Bill Gammell as chief executive in July 2011…

Oceaneering nets Transocean contract

Feb 14, 2013

Oceaneering to provide 3 BOP control systems Multiplex Control Pod (Image: Oceaneering) Oceaneering International, Inc. secured contracts with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. to provide three subsea blowout preventer (BOP) control systems…

Dana names Norway MD

Feb 14, 2013

Reidar Hustoft named Norway managing directorReidar Hustoft named managing director of Dana's Norwegian activities (Image: Dana Petroleum)Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum appointed a new managing director for its Norwegian activities. Reidar…

Prosafe wins Cantarell extension

Feb 13, 2013

Cotemar Group extends contracts for Prosafe semisubs at Cantarell fieldProsafe's Jasminia accomodation semisub accommodates 535 personnel (Image: Prosafe SE)Mexico’s Cotemar Group, a private company headquartered in San Pedro Garza García…

Aker Solutions buys AKCS

Feb 01, 2013

Aker Solutions acquired Canadian firm AKCS Offshore Partner. The company said the buyout supports planned future growth in North America as well as expansion into the St John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Atlantic Canada market. AKCS was formed by Aker Solutions…

EnerMech

Feb 01, 2013

Aberdeen-based EnerMech announced plans for a new base in Bergen, Norway. The facility is part of the mechanical engineering firm’s US$4.8 million investment in its Scandinavian business. “This [facility] will give us access to Norway’s largest…

Robbins & Myers

Feb 01, 2013

Robbins & Myers accepted NOV’s US$2.5 billion takeover bid. Shareholders will receive $60/share. The transaction transforms the engineered equipment and systems supply firm into a wholly-owned NOV subsidiary. The merger remains subject to approval by US and Canadian regulators.

Additional bobbins to reel in sophisticated rope applications

Feb 01, 2013

Bridon’s new wire rope factory at Neptune Quay.Shipments have begun from a new UK wire rope factory built by Bridon International with future deepwater installation and lifting requirements and challenges very much in mind. Meg Chesshyre joined…

After Stuxnet

Jan 30, 2013

Eric Byres leads cyber security webinar Image: iStockphotoIn an OE exclusive webinar, readers were able to ask questions and listen to a live presentation with security expert Eric Byres, a SCADA specialist at Tofino Security. The forum…

Valhall in production

Jan 29, 2013

BP starts production at Valhall redevelopment Valhall field (Photo: BP)Production has begun at BP's Valhall redevelopment project in the southern portion of the Norwegian North Sea, the supermajor announced on 28 January 2013. BP Group…

Aker Solutions acquires Enovate

Jan 29, 2013

Aker takes majority stake in Enovate SystemsEnovateAker Solutions has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Aberdeen-based Enovate Systems Limited - a leading technology company within subsea well control equipment. The financial details of the acquisition are undisclosed…

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