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GE wins subsea deal

Jul 11, 2013

GE Oil & Gas and Pemex Exploration and Production have signed an US$84 million agreement for the supply and installation of subsea wellheads for Pemex’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico. GE will supply SMS800 and DWHC 700 high capacity wellheads…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jul 11, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers project management, engineering, fabrication, installation, and pre-commissioning of more than 48km of 10…

FloaTEC Singapore Pte Ltd. mates Petrobras P-61

Jul 10, 2013

FloaTEC mates P-61 modules FloaTEC Singapore Pte Ltd. mated the topsides and hull of Petrobras P-61, Brazil’s first tension-leg wellhead platform (TLWP) near the BrasFELS yard in Angra dos Reis, southern Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil…

UTC: Escalating costs in subsea sector

Jun 21, 2013

The subsea industry is doing incredibly well, but it needs to reduce costs and invest more in technology development—according to the key note speaker at this week's UTC 2013. Kristian Siem, chairman of Subsea7 and its parent company Siem Industries…

Huisman launches new subsea cranes

Jun 19, 2013

Dutch offshore lifting, drilling and subsea equipment firm Huisman has developed a new series of large, offshore cranes capable of use in ultra-deepwater and with capacities of up to 900 metric tonnes (mt). The series includes a 300mt/600mt…

Åsgard subsea compression on track

Jun 18, 2013

The world’s first subsea compression station is coming together in Norway— Elaine Maslin looks at the work ahead. Norway’s subsea laboratory is getting close to producing major results for Statoil and Aker Solutions. The two firms…

Åsgard first comes a step closer

Jun 18, 2013

A project to create the world's first subsea gas compression facility is a step closer after the main subsea frame for the project set sail from a Norwegian yard.  Aker Solutions loaded out the 1800-tonne gas compression station steel frame from its yard at Egersund…

Boskalis awarded Philippines work

Jun 17, 2013

Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. a contract to install a Depletion Compression Platform for the Malampaya Project off the coast of Palawan Island, in The Philippines. The contract value is about US$60 million; to run early-late 2014.

Saipem wins installation work

Jun 17, 2013

Saipem was awarded new contracts in Latin America worth about US$500 million. In Venezuela, Saipem signed with Cardon IV to develop the Perla EP Project, in the Gulf of Venezuela. In Brazil, Petrobras assigned an EPCI contract to Saipem…

Subsea 7 wins Heidelberg contract

Jun 10, 2013

Subsea 7 S.A. was awarded a contract by Anadarko and their partners for the Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.The work scope includes the engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines in water depths over 1…

Technip wins Julia contract

Jun 05, 2013

ExxonMobil handed Technip a contract for the development of the Julia field, a US$4 billion project Exxon and partner Statoil announced last month. The contract covers the project management, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of more than 48 km of 10…

Reeled pipelay vessel for ultra‐deepwater field developments

May 22, 2013

Reeled pipelay has normally been used in fully developed and matured offshore oil and gas field areas with close proximity to onshore support, onshore logistics, and with short offshore transit distance to onshore spoolbases for loading the pipeline stalks onto the reel…

Van Oord commissions Stingray, new shallow-water pipelay vessel

May 22, 2013

International contractor Van Oord is in the final stages of commissioning its first shallow-water pipelay vessel, Stingray, at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. Meg Chesshyre spoke with Maurice de Kok, Van Oord Offshore’s area manager for offshore pipeline installation…

Oceaneering picks up Burullus work

May 21, 2013

Oceaneering International has been subcontracted by Saipem to supply umbilicals for the Burullus West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) Phase IXa development offshore Egypt. The order is for 10 subsea production control umbilicals totaling approximately 84 kilometers (52…

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)…

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