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ThoughtStream: Collaboration key to technology development

Jul 10, 2013

ThoughtStream: Opinion In today’s continually evolving oil and gas industry there are always emerging issues to address. Collaboration within the industry can be a vital cog to deliver new solutions to the most pertinent problems and plug technology gaps…

FPS delivered to Gumusut-Kakap field off Malaysia

Jul 08, 2013

A semisubmersible floating production system for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field was delivered to be installed at the project development site offshore Sabah. The Gumusut-Kakap field is Malaysia’s second deepwater development after the Kikeh oil field…

Plexus nets ENI order down under

Jul 02, 2013

Engineering services firm Plexus Holdings has picked up its first order with Italy's ENI for work offshore Australia. The contract, worth about £280,000, is with ENI's Australian subsidiary and is for the supply of 10,000psi POS-GRIP…

Wood Group PSN extends ConocoPhillips contract

Jun 25, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has extended one of its longest running projects in the North Sea under a US$60 million (£40 million) one year contract extension with ConocoPhillips (UK). WGPSN will continue to provide operations and maintenance services…

Subsea growth at home and abroad

Jun 18, 2013

High oil prices are helping boost spending, and Norway’s subsea industry has been quick to provide full system packages to those looking to spend—at home and broad. High oil prices, a growing level of subsea infrastructure, and a drive…

EPC to work on Total's Edradour

Jun 14, 2013

Project  management and development engineering firm EPC Offshore has signed an agreement with Total E&P UK to provide support services at its natural gas and condensate discovery in the Atlantic. Edradour, located in Block 206/4 of the UK Continental Shelf…

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…

AMEC wins N. Sea extension

Jun 10, 2013

AMEC was awarded a two-year contract extension from BG Group to continue to provide engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and project management support for all of BG Group’s facilities in the central North Sea. The contract…

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…

Howco boosts CNC and furnace capability

Jun 03, 2013

Howco Group has invested more than £3m in new equipment and machinery at three of its UK plants, including £1.6m at its facility in Sheffield. Investments by the firm, which distributes raw materials and manufactured components for wellhead…

Latest Tullow Ghana project gets green light

May 31, 2013

Tullow Oil's offshore Ghana Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme Development (TEN project) plan has been given the green light by the country's government. The TEN project is in the Deepwater Tano Contract Area, 60km off the coast of Ghana and about 30km west of Tullow's Jubilee Field…

Technip wins flare modification job off UAE

May 23, 2013

Technip awarded contract for flare modification in Abu Dhabi Technip was awarded by ADMA-OPCO a lump-sum turnkey contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up assistance for flares modification and revamp project on Das Island…

Mega projects on the horizon for the Pieter Schelte

May 22, 2013

After 20 years as an idea, the Pieter Schelte heavy-lift and pipelay vessel is getting close to winning its first work, with the North Sea its most likely first customer. Elaine Maslin shares a look.Big just got bigger, and what was once a dream is getting closer by the day to becoming reality…

Saipem racks up US$7.9B in contracts

May 21, 2013

Saipem announced that it has already exceeded 50% of its new contract acquisition target for 2013 in the Engineering & Construction (E&C) Business Unit. The total value of new contracts acquired from January 2013 to date in the E&C Business…

Decommissioning—a view from the Southern North Sea conference

May 20, 2013

Innovating and being willing to do things differently could help save in excess of £100million of the cost of decommissioning its southern North Sea assets, says Anglo-French independent Perenco. But there is still plenty of scope for improvement…

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