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Wood Group, HFG sign NCS MOU

Dec 06, 2016

Wood Group and Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint efforts to offer wellhead platform development, from design to installation, hook-up and commissioning, to clients on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

OWC consults on Taiwanese wind sector

Dec 05, 2016

Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC) has been appointed by a Taiwanese renewables company to provide consultancy services related to wind turbine installation vessels and their suitability for different wind turbines and site locations offshore Taiwan…

First power at Burbo Bank Extension

Nov 22, 2016

Electricity has been generated for the first time at Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI (25%).  With the initial turbines recently installed, power…

Genesis increases Kupe stake

Nov 16, 2016

New Zealand Oil & Gas has reached agreement to sell its 15% interest in the Kupe gas and light oil fields and production station to Genesis Energy for US$119 million (NZ$168 million), offshore New Zealand. The effective date of the transaction…

Majority of North Sea planned projects in UK

Nov 14, 2016

A total of 32 crude and natural gas projects are expected to commence operations in the North Sea region by 2025, with the UK claiming the highest number at 22, followed by Norway and Denmark with nine and one respectively, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData…

KBR selects Intergraph Smart 3D

Nov 11, 2016

KBR selected and implemented Intergraph Smart 3D from Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) to improve the execution of key projects for the design and construction of offshore platforms and large liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction plants around the globe…

Eni to evaluate Bahrain potential

Nov 07, 2016

Bahrain authorities have invited Eni to study and assess the potential of some exploration and production assets in the country. To this purpose four agreements have been signed between the Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco), Tatweer Petroleum and Eni…

IOG drops Cronx plans

Nov 01, 2016

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has received initial results from new interpretations of 3D seismic data covering the Blythe Hub licenses in their Southern North Sea (SNS) portfolio and also provides a further update on the Cronx acquisition…

LEEDCo appoints ODE as Icebreaker Wind rep

Oct 27, 2016

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) in Cleveland, Ohio has appointed Offshore Design Engineering Ltd. (ODE), an engineering and operations support services contractor that is part of the DORIS Group located in the UK, as the engineering representative for Icebreaker Wind…

Quadrant moves to Phoenix South-2

Oct 25, 2016

Quadrant Energy’s Phoenix South-2 (PS-2) well is expected to commence in the next seven days to appraise the Phoenix South-1 oil discovery in the Barret Sandstone and evaluate the deeper Caley Sandstone, akin to the Roc field, for gas and condensate…

Petrobel orders Siemens turbines for Zohr

Oct 24, 2016

Dresser-Rand received an order from Egypt-based Belayim Petroleum Co. (Petrobel) for three model SGT-400 industrial gas turbines, including associated electrical generators.  Petrobel, a joint venture formed by Italy-based Eni, and Egypt’s General Petroleum Corp…

Scotrenewables installs tidal turbine at EMEC

Oct 13, 2016

The 2MW SR2000 tidal turbine, developed and manufactured by Scottish engineering company Scotrenewables Tidal Power, has been installed on its moorings for the first time at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney as part of site commissioning and testing…

DOF Subsea scores Ithaca decom job

Oct 07, 2016

Subsea services provider DOF Subsea said it has been awarded a contract by Ithaca Energy for phase 1 of the decommissioning of the Ithaca-operated Athena field in the UK North Sea. Athena is in UK Continental Shelf block 14/18B in the…

Seatools gets Seaway pile template instrumentation contract

Oct 04, 2016

Seaway Heavy Lifting has awarded Dutch subsea technology company Seatools a contract for the design and delivery of a piling template instrumentation and control system.  The contract includes the complete mechanical, electric, hydraulic…

Iberdrola awards WMO two newbuild contracts

Oct 04, 2016

World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide two newbuild crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the operations and maintenance (O&M) period for the Wikinger wind farm in Germany. “Building…

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