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DOE Inc announces two new autonomous/WiFi controlled USVs

May 15, 2013

DOE, Inc. (Deep Ocean Engineering) announced they have added two new vehicles to their product line, the dual hull H-1750 and the mono hull I-1650.  Both vehicles are controlled wirelessly by a dedicated WiFi link and have ranges up to 2km…

Toyo wins P-74 topsides

May 13, 2013

Brazil's Petrobras awarded Toyo Engineering Corp. affiliate, Estaleiros do Brasil Ltda. (EBR), an EPCI contract for its P-74 FPSO, Toyo announced on 13 May 2013. The contract was awarded by Petrobras Netherlands BV. The scope includes…

Schoolhill joins forces with Francis Brown

May 09, 2013

Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering has signed a collaboration agreement with a North East England fabrication company. The collaboration with Teesside-based Francis Brown Engineering will enable both Schoolhill Hydraulic…

Boskalis wins Shell installation contract

May 07, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the Malampaya Project off the coast of Palawan Island, in the Republic of the Philippines…

EMAS AMC on Statoil's Smørbukk South

May 03, 2013

EMAS AMC, the subsea services division of EMAS, a leading global offshore contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas (O&G) industry and the operating brand of Ezra Holdings Limited, announced today that it has been awarded a subsea engineering…

First cut on Cygnus jackets

May 02, 2013

The ceremonial first cut of steel for the construction of the jackets on the Cygnus gas field project was celebrated today by operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK and partners Centrica Energy and Bayerngas at Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab) Methil yard in Fife…

David Kemp joins Wood Group

May 01, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO). David Kemp joins Wood Group's largest division from Trapoil, an independent E&P company where he was financial director. He replaces Duncan Skinner, who is retiring from the industry…

Tekmar invests £1m in north east

Apr 29, 2013

Tekmar, the leading subsea technology company, has announced a £1million investment programme, which will more than treble the size of its North East England facility and create in excess of 30 new jobs. The Newton Aycliffe-based company…

RPS buys Houston firm

Apr 22, 2013

Knowledge Reservoir, a leading global energy consulting company, announced today its acquisition by RPS Group plc (RPS).RPS is a global, multi-disciplinary consultancy providing advice upon the exploration and production of oil and gas and other natural resources…

Heerema wins Alba compression project

Apr 17, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) in the Netherlands won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract with Marathon E.G. Production Ltd (MEGPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation for delivery…

New subsea centre for Newcastle

Apr 14, 2013

Newcastle University is to lead a national centre for subsea and offshore engineering as part of a major drive to develop new materials and technologies to explore the world’s oceans. The Neptune National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering…

DNV launches jacking system JIP

Apr 11, 2013

Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high potential for dire consequences.Damaged jacking gear (Image: WillTeco)In order to achieve higher availability…

Aker Solutions wins Solan work

Apr 11, 2013

Aker Solutions has won a contract to provide hook-up, commissioning and facility management services to Premier Oil at the operator's Solan field development, west of Shetland.The hook-up project will see two subsea production and two subsea…

Wood Group extends Total contract

Apr 09, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has secured a significant two year North Sea contract extension with TOTAL E&P UK Ltd (TOTAL). Based on historical turnover, the award is anticipated to be valued at USD $150 million. Under the contract, WGPSN will continue to provide engineering…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

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