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Skarpenord to Upgrade Jotun FPSO's Valve Control Systems

Oct 05, 2020

Scana's affiliate company Skarpenord has signed a letter of intent to upgrade valve control systems on Var Energi's Jotun floating storage and production unit in Norway.Skarpenord signed a letter of intent for the valve control systems upgrade with Rosenberg Worley…

Caterpillar to Buy Weir's Oil and Gas Business for $405M

Oct 05, 2020

Weir Group Plc said on Monday it had agreed to sell its oil and gas division to U.S. heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc for $405 million in cash, as the engineering company focuses on its mining business.Shares of Weir surged 22.5% to 1,568p…

Ulstein Designs "Zero-Emission" Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Oct 02, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilding and design company Ulstein has launched the design for a 'zero-emission' hydrogen-powered offshore wind turbine installation vessel.'Ulstein's second hydrogen hybrid design for the offshore wind industry, the ULSTEIN J102 zero-emission wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV)…

Norway: Aker Solutions Nets Tommeliten Alpha Work with ConocoPhillips

Oct 02, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has signed contracts with ConocoPhillips to deliver a subsea production system for the Tommeliten Alpha discovery off Norway, and to conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) for modifications on the Ekofisk installations to integrate the Tommeliten Alpha discovery…

Baker Hughes Lands Major Order in Qatar for North Field East Project

Sep 29, 2020

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has received a large order from Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s giant North Field East (NFE) project. The North Field is the world’s single largest non-associated offshore natural gas field…

Vattenfall Launches Floating Solar Farm in The Netherlands (VIDEO)

Sep 28, 2020

Swedish power company Vattenfall has inaugurated its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands.The solar farm, with a capacity of 1.2 megawatts, was built on the site of the sand and gravel extraction company Netterden.'This means that from now on…

CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Liaodong Bay Field

Sep 28, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Monday that the Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area in Liaodong Bay, China, had started production.Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area is located in central Liaodong Bay in Bohai with average water depth of 22.5 meters…

Noreco: New Jackets Installed at Tyra Project, Offshore Denmark

Sep 28, 2020

Two new jackets have been installed at the Total-operated Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark, Noreco, a partner in the project has informed.The Tyra field located 225km west of Esbjerg, Denmark, is the largest gas condensate field in the Danish Sector of the North Sea…

Aker Solutions to Electrify Edvard Grieg Platform

Sep 24, 2020

Lundin Energy, a Swedish oil and gas company with operations in Norway, has hired the Norwegian engineering and construction giant Aker Solutions to help it electrify its Edvard Grieg offshore oil platform in the North Sea.Under the contract…

Schottel Thrusters for Russia-bound Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Sep 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has ordered Schottel thrusters for what has been described as the world's first shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel, targeted for operation at the Russian Far East.Under the order from a joint…

UK's ODE Scores Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 18, 2020

UK-based company Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) won a contract to carry out the initial technical design and building permit design for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland.The contract was awarded by Baltic Power, a subsidiary of…

Gallery: Lukoil Installs Jackets for Caspian Sea Platform

Sep 15, 2020

Russian oil company Lukoil said Tuesday it had installed the jackets of the fixed ice-resistant platform at the V.I. Grayfer field in the Caspian Sea. Ahead of being shipped to the offshore location, the 3,700+ tonnes heavy jackets were moved…

Premier Oil in Financing Talks with Chrysaor, Others

Sep 15, 2020

Premier Oil Plc said on Tuesday it was in talks with private-equity backed oil producer Chrysaor and several other parties on alternative deals to secure long-term debt refinancing.Premier announced on Aug. 20 that it was seeking a total of $530 million in fresh equity…

Aibel to Optimize Krafla Platform Concept

Sep 15, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas engineering and construction firm Aibel will provide a field engineering, concept optimization, and definition study for Equinor's unmanned process platform at the Krafla field in the North Sea off Norway, under a contract announced Tuesday…

Ithaca Energy Awards Petrofac a 5-Year North Sea Services Contract

Sep 15, 2020

The North Sea-focused oil company Ithaca Energy has signed a 5-year Integrated Services Contract with oilfield services provider Petrofac.Under the contract, Petrofac will provide engineering, construction, maintenance, and offshore manning…

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