Offshore Construction News - page 69


Finland suppliers offer manufacturing expertise for deepwater needs

May 21, 2013

The offshore market is becoming of increasing importance to Finnish suppliers, partly because of the current downturn in traditional shipbuilding orders. Finnish companies have a wealth of offshore-related niche expertise from ice management to automatic welding for shipyards…

Decommissioning—a view from the Southern North Sea conference

May 20, 2013

Innovating and being willing to do things differently could help save in excess of £100million of the cost of decommissioning its southern North Sea assets, says Anglo-French independent Perenco. But there is still plenty of scope for improvement…

Harkand to buy Houston's Veolia Marine Services

May 20, 2013

Newly founded IRM group Harkand has announced plans to buy Gulf of Mexico business Veolia Marine Services (VMS).  The deal would add 150 onshore and offshore staff, based out of Houston, three dynamically-positioned multi-purpose vessels (MSVs)…

Cal Dive rolls Pemex double

May 16, 2013

Cal Dive International, Inc. has secured two contracts from Pemex worth a combined total of $188 million, the company announced on 15 May 2013. The scope of the first contract, which is worth an estimated $129 million, involves the procurement…

Energean to explore Greece

May 16, 2013

Mediterranean-focussed oil and gas explorer Energean Oil & Gas is seeking to increase its exploration and production plans offshore Greece after a cash injection. The firm has had a cash injection of $60million from the newly-created Third Point Hellenic Recovery Fund…

Cargotec receives $28.3M order for crane from HHI

May 16, 2013

Cargotec's MacGregor has received a EUR 22 million (US $28,369,261) order to deliver a 900-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) MacGregor subsea crane to the South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd. The crane will be installed…

Fires and explosions a growing liability concern

May 14, 2013

Oil and natural gas industry operations managers, health and safety managers, as well as plant and facility superintendents and engineers face increasing liability issues created by fires and explosions, according to a white paper released by Scorpion Protective Coatings Inc…

Subsea 7 nets Pemex work

May 14, 2013

Pemex awarded Subsea 7's Mexican joint venture its second contract for work at the Line 67 Project in the Bay of Campeche, the E&C services company announced on 14 May 2013. The contract's value is estimated at US$90 million. The scope of work includes the engineering…

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…

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…

Derick Bourg takes charge of offshore construction at Chet Morrison

May 01, 2013

Houma, Louisiana-based Chet Morrison Contractors announced today that Derick Bourg is now the Vice President of the Fabrication and Offshore Construction department. He has headed the Harvey Fabrication Facility for Chet Morrison Contractors for the last 16 years…

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…

Aasta Hansteen work for Hertel

Apr 26, 2013

Hertel Offshore have signed a €70 million contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the engineering, design and construction (EPC) of the new accommodation for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen platform. This is another big Norwegian contract…

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