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Connecting Kaombo

Aug 01, 2016

FPSOs and the single point mooring systems that connect them to the reserves they produce are Bluewater’s business. Elaine Maslin speaks to senior project manager Jeroen de Werd about turret design and the Kaombo project. The Kaombo turret…

BP awards Saipem Tangguh LNG EPCI contract

Jul 27, 2016

BP, operator of the Tangguh LNG (liquified natural gas) project, awarded Saipem a contract for offshore work related to the Tangguh LNG Expansion Project. The award is for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of offshore facilities…

Morgan Advanced Materials adds Hafnium offering

Jul 25, 2016

Morgan Advanced Materials, a materials engineering company, has added Hafnium Oxide (HfO) to its portfolio of advanced materials for the oil and gas sector as it aims to expand its market offering in line with evolving market demands. The material…

AFGlobal to acquire MHWirth subsidiary

Jul 15, 2016

Houston-based AFGlobal Corp. has agreed to acquire Managed Pressure Operations (MPO), a subsidiary of MHWirth. The resulting combination of companies will offer technologies covering both onshore and offshore applications, including deepwater managed pressure drilling (MPD)…

Global Maritime provides marine warranty services for Block Island

Jul 11, 2016

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has signed a contract with offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind to provide marine warranty services for the Block Island Wind Farm…

Siemens adds 8MW turbine to offshore offerings

Jul 05, 2016

Siemens’ has added the SWT-8.0-154 to its offshore direct drive platform for wind turbine technology. The 8MW turbine is based on the existing offshore direct drive platform.  The first SWT-8.0-154 will be installed in early 2017, and…

Wood Group works on Peregrino platform

Jun 28, 2016

UK-based engineering firm Wood Group has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract to provide detailed engineering and design, and procurement services on the development of the Peregrino field wellhead platform C, offshore Brazil. Wood…

UH researcher develops new tertiary recovery method

Jun 27, 2016

As oil producers struggle to adapt to lower prices, getting as much oil as possible out of every well has become even more important, despite concerns from nearby residents that some chemicals used to boost production may pollute underground water resources…

DNV GL updates Sesam HydroD

Jun 21, 2016

DNV GL is offering a new, and what it describes as pioneering stability analysis solution, that allows for hydrodynamic and stability analysis on one common model, giving naval and offshore engineers unprecedented control over their projects…

GE, Technip ink joint LNG solution pact

Jun 14, 2016

GE Oil & Gas and Technip have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint project to explore areas to co-develop digital solutions for the LNG industry, with a particular focus on the design and build phase of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects…

iXblue offers INS range for AUVs

Jun 14, 2016

The iXblue’s Phins Compact Family has been designed to offer the AUV industry players the ability to choose an inertial navigation system (INS) adapted to their vehicle. Based on iXblue’s fiber-optic gyroscope technology, Phins C3, C5, and…

Diamond, Trelleborg in joint riser development pact

Jun 13, 2016

Diamond Offshore Drilling and Trelleborg's offshore operation have announced a joint development agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology developed by Diamond Offshore. According to Diamond, its patented…

InterMoor completes Turritella work

Jun 08, 2016

InterMoor has successfully completed the final tensioning and chain cutting operations on the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, Turritella, for the Shell Stones project, located in the Walker Ridge protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM)…

GE completes connector qualification

Jun 08, 2016

GE Oil & Gas has completed the qualification of its upgraded 36kV high voltage wet mate connector. MECON WM 36/500 is designed to offer greater reliability and predictability in subsea power system connections, and can be used with equipment such as transformers…

Scottish firms head to Myanmar

Jun 01, 2016

Dr. Lena Wilson, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise and chair of Scotland’s Energy Jobs Taskforce, is leading the first ever delegation of Scottish companies to Myanmar in a bid to identify trade, investment and collaboration opportunities in the market…

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