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Australasian LNG grows in importance

Feb 12, 2013

QCLNG modules arriving New onshore field discoveries rich in natural gas and condensate in the Australasian region are giving rise to increased investment in liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. This new construction will address the…

Seadrill closes $2.9B tenders sale

Feb 12, 2013

Seadrill will manage tender rigs outside Asia West Vencedor (Photo: Seadrill)Norway's Seadrill Ltd. completed the sale of its tender rig business to Malaysia's SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd. for $2.9 billion, the company confirmed on 11 February 2013…

Heerema to construct Dagny jacket

Feb 07, 2013

The North Sea-bound jacket weighs 16,000 tonsDagny Jacket (Image: Heerema Fabrication Group)Heerema Vlissingen to set another record breaking fabrication project of the largest launch jacket ever built at HFG Heerema Fabrication…

Reef acquires subsea construction vessel

Jan 21, 2013

Reef Subsea contracts newbuild Olympic ReefOlympic Reef (Photo: Reef Subsea)Reef Subsea has signed a five-year plus options charter for a new-built DP subsea construction vessel from Olympic Shipping AS in Norway. The vessel, to be named Olympic Reef…

IHC Merwede triples down

Jan 17, 2013

IHC syncs build of three Brazil-bound vesselsKeel-laying pipelay vesselIHC Merwede is building three 550t pipelaying vessels simultaneously at its Krimpen aan den IJssel yard in The Netherlands. The keel-laying ceremony for the first…

McDermott earns Pemex EPCI

Jan 14, 2013

McDermott locks Mexican fabrication contract McDermott constructing the Kuil-A drilling platform at its Altamira facilityMcDermott International has received a $230 million turnkey contract for Pemex’s PB-Litoral-A production platform, which will serve the Litoral Tabasco Tsimin-Xux fields…

Jacket bound for Iran

Jan 10, 2013

Iranian Offshore Engineering & Construction announced that its 3300t jacket is bound for South Pars field. The 67m high jacket will be installed 115km off Asalouyeh, Iran, in 61m of water.

Sparring partner

Jan 04, 2013

Technip's fifteenth spar platform, destined for Anadarko's Lucius field in the US Gulf of Mexico is now over 60% complete, with six out of eight rings in place at the company's Pori yard in Finland and on schedule for towout mid-april 2013.…

Cutting steel

Jan 01, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group has cut first steel for the US$2.26 billion Cygnus gas field located in the southern North Sea. The steel will be used in the 1600t Cygnus Alpha Wellhead Platform, the first of four. GDF Suez E&P operates the Cygnus partnership with 39…

Aker wins Gullfaks EPCIC

Dec 28, 2012

Aker Solutions wins topside modifications jobGullfaks A (Photo: Øyvind Hagen / Statoil)Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a topside modification contract worth US $32.2 million (NOK 180 million) for its Gullfaks South field off Norway, Aker announced on 28 December 2012…

Reef Subsea wins Grane field work

Dec 14, 2012

Polar PrinceReef to conduct seismic installation at GraneReef Subsea announced that one of its Norwegian subsidiaries, Reef Subsea Norway, has been awarded a major contract by Statoil for the full seismic system installation of the Grane field offshore Norway…

Keppel FELS delivers Primus jack-up

Dec 04, 2012

Keppel Fels JackupKeppel FELS delivers new jackup to Oro Negro Keppel FELS has delivered Primus, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to offshore Mexican oil field services company, Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, seven days early and with a perfect safety record…

Foster Wheeler acquires Three Streams

Nov 29, 2012

Three Streams EngineeringFoster Wheeler buys Canadian engineering firmFoster Wheeler has acquired Calgary-based Three Streams Engineering for an undisclosed amount.Three Streams is a multi-discipline full service engineering, procurement…

Subsea 7 wins Shell extension

Nov 28, 2012

Seven AtlanticShell Upstream International Europe has awarded Subsea 7 a two-year extension on both of its underwater services contracts worth approximately $360 million, Subsea 7 announced on 27 November 2012.Under these contracts, Subsea 7 will continue to provide subsea construction…

products in action- February 2012

Nov 27, 2012

‘World first’ 10k drilling riser The offshore engineering team at Aquaterra Energy is hailing the 10,000psi-rated, 20in ID full bore drilling riser it recently installed for Apache North Sea as a world first. Designed specifically for Apache…

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