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Digital Twin Tech Can Cut Offshore Wind Jacket Construction Costs by 30%, Study Shows

Jul 12, 2021

Predictive digital twin technology can reduce the steel weight and associated costs of offshore wind jacket foundations by up to 30 percent, a study has shown.Offshore energy industry consultants and digital twin tech provider Akselos and offshore…

Transborders' FLNG Solution Re-Awarded Major Project Status by Australian Gov't

Jul 09, 2021

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field developments, said Thursday that its FLNG Solution development had secured the Major Project Status (MPS) renewal from the Australian Commonwealth Government…

Ramboll Eyes Business Growth in Asian Offshore Wind Market. Opens Tokyo Office

Jul 08, 2021

Danish engineering company Ramboll has said it has secured five contracts in the past ten months for offshore wind farms located in Japan, China, Taiwan, and South Korea, and that it expects fivefold offshore wind business growth in the region in the next five years…

Santos Taps McDermott for Bayu Undan EPCI

Jul 07, 2021

Oilfield services company McDermott has won a contract to deliver subsea systems for Santos' Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea.The contract is for a Subsea, Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of equipment at the Bayu-Undan Infill Well Phase 3C Project…

Petrofac Stays on Neptune's Cygnus Platform as $14M Extension Agreed

Jul 06, 2021

UK-based oilfield services company Petrofac has secured a three-year contract extension from Neptune Energy for the provision of operations and maintenance services for Neptune Energy’s Cygnus Alpha platform in the Southern North Sea. The contract extension…

Siemens Gamesa's Offshore Wind Turbine Gets 'Typhoon-resistant' Certificate

Jul 06, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa's offshore wind turbine SG 11.0-200 DD has received a typhoon-resistant type certificate from TÜV NORD, a trait especially important for the growing offshore wind ambitions in Asia.The wind turbine type is able…

Aker Solutions Delivers 5000t Module for Johan Sverdrup Field

Jul 06, 2021

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm is set to deliver a 5000-ton module for the riser platform at the giant Johan Sverdrup oil field off Norway.'The module is a part of the field’s second development phase and is the latest…

Crown LNG Awards FEED Deal to Aker Solutions for Offshore LNG Terminal in India

Jul 05, 2021

Norwegian group Crown LNG has signed a deal with Aker Solutions as the main contractor to deliver a concrete gravity-based structure (GBS) for Crown’s offshore LNG terminal at Kakinada, India.Under the agreement, Aker Solutions and key subcontractors…

Integrated Wind Solutions Buys 75% in Danish Engineering Firm

Jul 02, 2021

Integrated Wind Solutions, a recently formed offshore wind service company owned by Norway's Awilhelmsen investment group, has acquired a 75% stake in Danish Procon Group A/S.ProCon is an engineering, construction, and service solution provider…

Aker Solutions to Modify Draugen Platform for Hasselmus Development

Jul 02, 2021

Norwegian oilfield services giant Aker Solutions has won a contract from the Norwegian oil firm OKEA to modify the Draugen offshore platform to enable the processing of gas from the Hasselmus discovery which will be tied into the platform.The contract includes engineering…

Aker Solutions' Subsea Tech Picked for Chevron's Australian Project

Jul 02, 2021

Norwegian oilfield equipment and technology provider Aker Solutions has said its subsea compression tech has been selected for Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression Project, offshore Western Australia.'Aker Solutions remains in ongoing discussions with Chevron to finalize the contract…

Decom Engineering Making Oil & Gas Decommissioning Greener

Jul 02, 2021

Northern Ireland-based decommissioning specialist Decom Engineering has said it has developed tools that can make decommissioning in the energy sector greener, faster and safer, and is also looking at business opportunities in the offshore wind sector…

Aker Solutions, AF Gruppen to Merge Offshore Decommissioning Businesses

Jul 01, 2021

Norwegian Engineering and construction groups Aker Solutions and AF Gruppen have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge the two firms’ existing offshore decommissioning operations.They've agreed to merge the offshore decommissioning operations…

NOV Joins Cerulean's Giant Floating Wind Project in UK as Delivery Partner

Jun 30, 2021

Low-carbon infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds has named NOV as the first of its delivery partners for the fabrication of its proposed integrated 200-turbine floating wind and hydrogen development off the coast of Scotland.As previously reported…

Engineering Firm Wood to Pay $177M to Settle Amec Foster Wheeler's Brazil Bribery Case

Jun 29, 2021

UK-based engineering firm John Wood Group, also known as Wood, on Monday said it had reached agreements with authorities in the UK, Brazil, and the U.S. to resolve their respective bribery and corruption investigations into the past use of third parties in the legacy Amec Foster Wheeler business…

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