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Global E&C Acquires Magma

Mar 04, 2020

Oilfield engineering and construction company Global E&C has said it has acquired 100% share capital in commissioning specialists Magma.Global E&C was formed in March 2019, following the majority acquisition of Apollo by Global Energy Group…

Powering the Seabed

Mar 04, 2020

In November 2019 ABB announced the commercial availability of its new subsea power distribution and conversion technology system. Jointly developed with Equinor, Chevron and Total, the tech aims to see the majority of the world’s offshore hydrocarbon…

Cameroon: TechnipFMC Clinches Etinde FEED

Mar 04, 2020

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has won a front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the development of the offshore IM gas condensate field at Etinde, Cameroon. The Etinde Permit (former Block 7) lies in shallow water in the Rio del Rey Basin…

Fred. Olsen Orders Huisman Crane for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

Mar 03, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has ordered a Huisman crane for one of its jack-up units.Huisman, based in Schiedam, The Netherlands, said Monday it would supply a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane, capable of installing…

Jumbo Scores DEME Offshore Wind Contract

Mar 02, 2020

Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Jumbo’s scope of work in the project is the provision of transportation for 165 monopiles from Rostock to Eemshaven and…

Shell's Bonga Oilfield to Undergo Maintenance

Mar 02, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's Bonga oilfield in Nigeria will undergo maintenance in March and April, though the impact on production and exact dates are still being finalized, a spokesman said.Shell operates the offshore field via its Nigerian subsidiary SNEPCo…

Go-ahead for Van Gogh Infill Phase 2

Mar 02, 2020

Australian energy company Santos announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) had been made on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase Two Project, which will involve the drilling and completing of three new horizontal, dual-lateral production wells and subsea tieback into existing infrastructure…

FPSOs: The New Business Model

Feb 29, 2020

As New Year 2020 unfolds, there are 21 floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) on order, and unlike a year ago, these — and not floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) — are the unheralded story. Driven by a decent price for oil…

Wood to Design Chevron's Anchor Offshore Platform

Feb 28, 2020

Engineering company Wood has secured a multimillion-dollar engineering design project for Chevron’s Anchor deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico.The scope of the project included the preliminary, front end engineering and design (Pre-FEED)…

DEME: Orion's New Crane Can Lift Nine Airbus Planes

Feb 28, 2020

Offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore has shared that its flagship offshore vessel Orion has been fitted with a huge crane boom.The crane boom, delivered by Liebherr, measures more than 145 meters and has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes at more than 35 m outreach…

Endur Saves Endur Industrier

Feb 27, 2020

Norwegian company Endur has struck a deal with the bankruptcy estate to buy back Endur Industrier, a part of the recently bankrupted Endur Energy Solutions.As previously reported, Endur Energy Solutions, a provider of maintenance, modification…

Opinion: Driving Competitiveness in Subsea Supply Chain

Feb 27, 2020

By Chris Thompson, chairman of engineering firm Express EngineeringWe all know that the global oil and gas industry operates in a shifting and challenging business environment.Variations in supply and demand linked to global geopolitical issues…

Maersk Decom P&A Services for Tullow's Mauritania Wells

Feb 27, 2020

Denmark's Maersk Decom has won a contract for complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania.This is Maersk Decom's first project where the company will provide an end-to-end plugging and abandonment solution under one single contract…

Iran to Boost Gas Output Capacity with New Offshore Platform

Feb 26, 2020

Iran will be able to produce more than 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas per day once the final platform is installed at the South Pars offshore field, its oil minister was quoted as saying on Monday by the official IRIB news agency.South Pars…

Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

Feb 26, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and vessel builder Royal IHC has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to design and delivery of an integrated power cable lay spread.The equipment will be installed on its newly chartered vessel, Normand Clipper…

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