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Akselos Deploys Structural Digital Twin on Shell's Bonga FPSO

Sep 01, 2020

Swiss-based digital twin specialist Akselos has deployed structural Digital Twin for Shell’s Bonga Main FPSO, located 120km Southwest of the Niger Delta in Nigeria.  The Digital Twin is a physics-based model of the asset, which represents its…

Offshore: Digital Twinning & Reduced Operating Cost Offshore

Aug 28, 2020

The oil and gas industry is currently enduring one of the most challenging periods in its history. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated an existing decline in global demand for hydrocarbons, resulting in the lowest oil prices for 30 years…

Petrobras Taps TechnipFMC for Mero 2 Subsea EPCI

Aug 20, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded oilfield services provider TechnipFMC a subsea engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) scope as part Mero 2 oil field development project offshore Brazil.The Mero 2 project, sanctioned in June 2019…

OWC's Engineering Support for U.S. Offshore Wind Developer

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore wind consultancy firm OWC, part of AqualisBraemar, will be providing engineering support for Mayflower Wind's offshore wind farm development in the U.S.In December 2018, Mayflower Wind,  the 50/50 joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables…

Floating Wind Farms: How to Make Them the Future of Green Electricity

Aug 19, 2020

Since 2010, wind energy has seen sustained growth worldwide, with the amount of energy generated by offshore wind increasing by nearly 30% each year. Countries around the world need to ramp up renewable energy supply quickly to meet growing demand and rapidly reduce emissions…

Kongsberg Hybrid Power System for Island Offshore PSV Trio

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Island Offshore has awarded a contract to Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three platform supply vessels.Two vessels Island Crusader and Island Contender, previously operated…

Orca to Provide Dive System Support for Well-Safe Guardian

Aug 11, 2020

Well-Safe Solutions, a UK-based company specializing in P&A services, has awarded Orca Oceanic Systems a contract for the provision of Dive System Support and Engineering Services onboard its Well-Safe Guardian semi-submersible decommissioning rig…

Petronas, FASTsubsea Working on 'Low-cost' Subsea Multiphase Pump

Aug 11, 2020

Petronas Research, a subsidiary of the Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas, has joined a joint industry project to develop and test a low-cost, topside-less subsea multiphase pump.The company has signed a contract with FASTsubsea, a joint venture between Aker Solutions and FSubsea…

Remazel Engineering Wins Jotun FPSO Gig

Aug 05, 2020

Italian engineering firm Remazel Engineering has won a contract with Bluewater for work on the Jotun FPSO upgrade.The Jotun FPSO which has been producing oil from the Jotun field in Norway's part of the North Sea since 1999, was recently moved by ashore for upgrades…

Ocyan Aims for Bigger Offshore Platforms to Cement Comeback

Aug 04, 2020

Offshore oil industry supplier Ocyan plans to participate in bids for much bigger platforms than it currently has in Brazilian waters, the world’s largest market for floating platforms, Chief Executive Roberto Bischoff told Reuters.He said Ocyan…

ST Engineering Upgrades Diamond Offshore Drillship

Aug 04, 2020

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore has installed a 215 mt NOV passive heave compensator on Diamond Offshore’s Ocean BlackLion drillship and upgraded its Ballast Water Treatment System.The Ocean BlackLion drillship arrived in ST Engineering…

AFRY's Engineering Services for Vietnam Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

AFRY has been awarded engineering services assignment for Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm, a 48 MW wind farm project located in Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam. The project is owned by Truong Thanh Tra Vinh Wind Power JSC, an affiliated company of Thailand's Sermsang Power Corporation (SSP)…

ABS Updates Offshore Wind Guidance

Jul 30, 2020

Classification society ABS said it has updated its guides addressing both floating and bottom-founded offshore wind turbines.The revised guides incorporate updated industry best practices and industry feedback, lessons learned from a range of…

CrossWind Hires Van Oord for 759 MW Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jul 30, 2020

Dutch offshore services giant Van Oord has won a construction contract for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm from CrossWind.The contract follows the announcement on Wednesday that CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco JV, had won a tender to…

ExxonMobil Extends Hebron Platform EPC Contract with Aker Solutions

Jul 28, 2020

Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has won a contract extension from ExxonMobil for the provision of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron platform, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.The Hebron oil field is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

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