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NEL opens wet gas facility

Oct 21, 2014

NEL has invested more than £0.5 million in the development of its Glasgow-based Wet Gas Facility. The investment has created the UK’s only independent commercial test facility able to test meters to such high flowrates for wet gas conditions…

NOV announces restructure

Oct 18, 2014

NOV has restructured into three business segments: NOV Rig Systems, NOV Wellbore Technologies, and NOV Completion & Production Solutions. NOV Rig Systems makes and supports drilling solutions, designing and manufacturing drilling equipment components…

Pemex, Pacific Rubiales team up

Oct 17, 2014

Toronto-based, South American-focused explorer Pacific Rubiales Energy has entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, the company announced on 17 October. Pacific Rubiales said the…

Woodside adds Cameroon stake

Oct 16, 2014

Perth, Australia-based Woodside Petroleum will farm into 30% of the Tilapia production sharing contract offshore Cameroon, the company announced on 14 October. The company signed an agreement with Tilapia partners Noble Energy and Glencore for the block…

Emerson launches reliability management consulting service

Oct 15, 2014

Emerson Process Management created a new global reliability management consulting practice to provide guidance on managing maintenance costs. The company says the catalyst for the new service was the 5-7% of unplanned downtime losses due…

ROVOP investing US$6.3 million in new HQ, ROV facilities

Oct 15, 2014

ROVOP is investing more than US$ 6.3 million (£4million) in a new purpose-built headquarters that will include training facilities, a full ROV underwater test facility and an internal 40-tonne overhead crane. The facility is located in the Aberdeenshire’s Westhill area…

DNV GL forms Houston-based LNG group

Oct 14, 2014

DNV GL established a liquefied natural gas (LNG) solution group in North America. Bjørn-Harald Bangstein, DNV GL director of operations maritime advisory, Americas.    DNV GL says that in addition to deep LNG expertise…

RWG gets five-year Chevron contract

Oct 14, 2014

Chevron Thailand E&P Ltd. awarded Rolls Wood Group (RWG) a contract to service Rolls-Royce industrial gas generators operating at four separate offshore production facilities located in the Pattani Basin, 120 mi. from Thailand’s southern coastline…

Aban Offshore gets US$91 million ONGC contract

Oct 14, 2014

India's state-owned Oil and Natural Gas (ONCG) awarded Aban Offshore Ltd. a US$91.33 million contract for the deployment of its jackup rig, Aban IV. The contract is for three years and is expected to begin 1Q 2015.

Eni increases Vietnamese acreage

Oct 14, 2014

Italian explorer Eni picked up two new exploration assets offshore Vietnam from state-owned oil company PetroVietnam, the company announced on 13 October 2014. Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi (pictured) and PetroVietnam president DO Van Hau…

Odebrecht, Teekay sign LOI for Libra FPSO

Oct 10, 2014

Odebrecht and Teekay received a letter of intent from the Libra consortium to charter an FPSO for the extended well test campaign in the Libra area of the Santos Basin pre-salt, offshore Brazil, Petrobras announced on 10 October 2014. The…

Faroe completes Tullow deal

Oct 10, 2014

Faroe Petroleum has completed the acquisition of a 53.1% operated interest in the Schooner field and a 60% operated interest in the Ketch field in the UK southern North Sea gas basin from Tullow Oil. Both fields are in Blocks 44/26a and 43…

VAM USA celebrates 30 years

Oct 09, 2014

VAM USA celebrated its 30th anniversary on 9 October. The company hosted a gathering at its Houston headquarters to mark the event. Among the participants were customers, the board members from Vallourec, NSSMC and Sumitomo Corporation, the group’s North American leadership…

DNV GL releasing data to enhance CO2 pipeline design

Oct 07, 2014

The DNV GL-led CO2PIPETRANS joint industry project (JIP) is releasing new data that will focus on the transportation component of carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) projects, to enhance the design of CO2 pipelines. DNV GL is…

DeepOcean completes Liwan contract

Oct 07, 2014

DeepOcean UK completed work on the Liwan 3-2 development offshore China. The project is part of the Liwan gas project, located 300km southeast of the Hong Kong, and includes the Liuhua 34-2 and Liuhua 29-1 fields. All three fields share a subsea production system…

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