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Nordic Maritime wins US$70 million Noble contract

Oct 23, 2014

Noble Energy awarded Nordic Maritime a US$70 million, five-year contract for its DP2 IMR subsea vessel, Mokul Nordic. Mokul Nordic. From Nordic Maritime.   The vessel will be performing…

Ocean Installer opens Australia office

Oct 23, 2014

Norwegian-based subsea contractor Ocean Installer has opened an office in Perth, Australia to meet client demand for subsea construction services.  “This is the beginning of our presence in another promising region in line with Ocean Installer’s growth strategy…

InterMoor completes COOEC projects

Oct 22, 2014

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has completed two major offshore projects for China Offshore Oil Engineering Corporation (COOEC).  To extend the life of the Hai Yang Shi You III FPSO, the first project involved full mooring system replacement in the Panyu field…

BOEM weighs Cook Inlet lease sale

Oct 22, 2014

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inching closer to an oil and gas lease sale in the Cook Inlet offshore Alaska. The agency said it intends to publish an environmental impact statement (EIS) in the federal register on 23 October 2014 for Sale 244…

Lucchini takes Mamé stake

Oct 22, 2014

Italian industrial group Lucchini has agreed a deal to acquire a 49% stake in fellow Italian steel forgings firm Mamé Group, with a clause which could see it take on more share, to gain a controlling stake, in 2017.  Mamé Group, based…

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…

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