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ABS completes VolturnUS FOWT FEED review

Sep 14, 2017

ABS has completed the design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation for the University of Maine (UMaine) developed floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) concept, the VolturnUS. VolturnUS…

KBR bags Tortue pre-FEED

Aug 17, 2017

KBR has confirmed that the company has been awarded the pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts for the development of the Tortue / Ahmeyim field, offshore Mauritania and Senegal. OE reported in…

Royal IHC, GranEnergia form GranIHC Services

Aug 10, 2017

Dutch company Royal IHC and Brazil’s GranInvestimentos have formed a new partnership, GranIHC Services, to deliver innovative and integrated life cycle solutions, increase their operational and service activities, while expanding their presence in Latin America…

Collaborazione

Jun 27, 2017

All all-Italian team is hoping to offer the offshore industry smarter and more efficient solutions, by bringing their heads together. Elaine Maslin reports. Fincantieri's Overdrill. Photo from Fincantieri…

Aquaterra installs Sea Swift off Egypt

Jun 05, 2017

Aquaterra Energy has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum Co.’s (AMAPETCO) Amal field in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt. Image of the Sea Swift…

Wood Group bags Chevron Tigris, Anchor work

May 17, 2017

Wood Group has signed a 10-year master services agreement (MSA) with Chevron that allows them to deliver conceptual engineering, pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED), FEED, detailed design and procurement services in multiple locations…

Drillship design gets ABS approval

May 03, 2017

ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, is working with industry to improve efficiencies in offshore development.    “ABS is working on multiple fronts to help the offshore industry find efficiencies and streamline operations…

Siemens, Aker BP in digital partnership

May 03, 2017

Siemens will deliver advanced digital solutions for Aker BP’s future field development projects as part of a long-term partnership between the two companies focused on the design, supply and installation of electrical, instrumentation, control…

Gall Thomson releases Petal Valve MBC

May 03, 2017

Gall Thomson, a provider of marine breakaway coupling (MBC) technology, has developed an enhanced version of its Petal Valve MBC for the offshore hydrocarbon transfer market. Petal17 is 20% lighter than the mean average weight of its…

SLB develops fluid mapping service, SpectraSphere

May 03, 2017

Schlumberger (SLB) has released their new SpectraSphere fluid mapping-while-drilling service at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. The service delivers downhole fluid composition during drilling with real-time pressure measurements-while-drilling…

Xvision develops Field AP online tool

May 01, 2017

Xvision Software has developed FieldAP, a 100% cloud-based technology for the energy industry providing offshore project managers with an online tool for visual field development, digital planning and cost containment. According to Xvision…

BHI introduces DEEPFRAC fracturing service

May 01, 2017

Baker Hughes (BHI) has introduced its DEEPFRAC deepwater multistage fracturing service, which aims to save operators hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore developments through efficiency gains across the completion phase. Using multiposition sleeves and patented flowback control technology…

WFT upgrades RipTide drilling reamer

May 01, 2017

Weatherford International (WFT) has released the RipTide RFID drilling reamer that incorporates advanced cutter technology at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference.  The RipTide RFID drilling reamer is a proven tool that has been deployed in deepwater fields throughout the world…

Improving umbilical design

May 01, 2017

Technip’s Maurice Anderson discusses the benefits of using new software for designing umbilicals. Design software and cross section design. Images from Technip. The design of…

NPD awards AGR support agreement

Apr 28, 2017

AGR has been awarded a frame agreement to deliver well and drilling engineering advice to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to support evaluation of drilling programs, well design and testing, completions and plugging and abandoning…

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