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Back to basics

Mar 01, 2015

Getting engineering back to basics isn’t just about standardization anymore. Industry executives at the annual GE Oil & Gas summit in Florence advocated for simplicity in order to keep costs low and get projects done right. Elaine Maslin reports…

What lies beneath

Mar 01, 2015

Most of the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico remains unexplored. Dan McConnell explores the geotechnical knowns and unknowns in the basin. Acquiring geotechnical data for platform foundation design in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche Image from Fugro…

Intecsea to FEED Buckskin/Moccasin

Feb 26, 2015

Chevron awarded INTECSEA a contract to provide engineering and long-lead procurement services for the front-end engineering & design (FEED) phase of the Buckskin/Moccasin development in the Gulf of Mexico. Map provided by Chevron…

Greater Stella Area delayed again

Feb 25, 2015

First production from the Greater Stella Area development in the UK North Sea has hit a further set back as delays continue on the project's floating production facility. Operator Ithaca Energy said the rate of progress of modifications…

Schneider Electric wins Kaombo contract

Feb 24, 2015

Saipem awarded Schneider Electric a contract to design, fabricate and pre-commission two E-House modules, fully-integrated technical buildings, to support the Total E&P Angola-operated deep offshore Kaombo FPSO project. Located 260km offshore Luanda in water depths ranging from 1400-1950 m…

Intecsea appoints new UK lead

Feb 24, 2015

INTECSEA has appointed JP Kenny director Dave Baker as Director of its UK operations. Baker (pictured) will officially join INTECSEA in April 2015, following more than 35 years' industry knowledge and expertise. His most recent role was Managing Director at JP Kenny…

Valemon hook-up complete

Feb 24, 2015

Statoil and Wood Group Mustang Norway (WGMN) completed the hook-up of the Valemon platform in the North Sea. Valemon. From Statoil.   WGMN teamed with the Korean engineering, procurement…

Aibel snatches Johan Sverdrup contract

Feb 24, 2015

Statoil and its Johan Sverdrup partners awarded Aibel a US$1 billion contract for the engineering, procurement and construction for the deck of the drilling platform on the Johan Sverdrup field.  Johan Sverdrup field…

Atlas Copco opens expanded custom engineering workshop in Hemel Hempstead

Feb 23, 2015

Middle East orders are driving growth and filling newly built capacity at Sweden headquartered Atlas Copco’s newly upgraded and expanded UK systems facility. Atlas Copco Compressors’ largest ever UK designed and built custom engineered package…

2H appoints Aberdeen director

Feb 11, 2015

2H Offshore appointed Phil Ward as a director in its Aberdeen office. Ward. From 2H Offshore.   This new role reflects Ward’s experience, knowledge and commitment to 2H, and is a promotion from his current role as principal engineer…

"Don't waste a good crisis"

Feb 11, 2015

Subsea industry leaders were told not to 'waste a good crisis' today (February 11), with simplified engineering, a calibration of costs and better collaboration key focus areas. A sense of urgency is needed to re-baseline costs, which should have been addressed already years ago…

Aquaterra launches RMS

Feb 09, 2015

Aquaterra Energy is launching its new riser monitoring system (RMS), analytic equipment that the company says will enhance health and safety, increase asset life extension and deliver cost savings for the industry. Doyle…

Saipem gets US$1.8 billion Kashagan gig

Feb 06, 2015

The North Caspian Operating Co. (NCOC) awarded Saipem a US$1.8 billion engineering and construction contract to build two pipelines for the Kashagan field project, offshore Kazakhstan. Image from NCOC…

Conversion work

Feb 04, 2015

Alan Thorpe recently paid a visit to Singapore’s shipyards. He gives a rundown of some of the current floating production and storage unit conversions underway in Singapore and in Malaysia. The…

Tristein, Aqualis merge

Feb 04, 2015

Aqualis ASA and  Tristein AS have merged into Aqualis Offshore AS. Aqualis ASA acquired Norwegian company Tristein AS in April 2014. Tristein has since operated as a stand-alone entity as part of the Aqualis Group. Now the company is…

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