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DNV GL Opens New Houston Facility

Feb 28, 2019

DNV GL announced Thursday that it has opened a new facility in Houston to provide failure analyses that support the industry in conducting effective and efficient root cause analyses.The facility will carry out the initial steps of a failure investigation…

Saipem Expects Higher Sales This Year

Feb 28, 2019

Italian oil services group Saipem said on Thursday it expected higher sales this year after beating 2018 forecasts and said it was looking for market opportunities.The group, jointly controlled by oil major Eni and state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti…

Subsea 7 Profit Beats Forecast

Feb 28, 2019

Subsea 7 posted higher-than-expected fourth-quarter profits on Thursday and announced a special dividend payment as well as an extension of its share buybacks.The Oslo-listed offshore services provider's adjusted earnings before interest, tax…

Subsea 7 Wins BP Work Offshore UK

Feb 27, 2019

Subsea 7 S.A. announced Wednesday it has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration for the provision of subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services covering BP’s North Sea region portfolio of assets West of Shetland and Northern North Sea…

Shell to Boost Ormen Lange Field Output

Feb 27, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell aims to boost output and recoverable reserves from its Ormen Lange gas field off Norway by installing subsea compressors, the head of its Norwegian operations said on Wednesday.Output from Shell-operated Ormen Lange, Norway's…

Ustein Unveils Heavy Lift Jack-up

Feb 26, 2019

With the newly developed J102 heavy lift jack-up design, Ulstein says it presents its answer to the offshore wind industry’s need for fit-for-purpose, cost efficient yet future proof wind turbine installation vessels. The new design is part of Ulstein’s X-JACK series of heavy lift jack-up designs…

Golar to Supply FLNG for BP

Feb 26, 2019

Golar LNG Limited announced Tuesday that its newly incorporated subsidiary Gimi MS Corporation has entered into a 20-year Lease and Operate Agreement (LOA) with BP for the charter of a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit, Gimi, to service…

McDermott Wins Offshore S. Arabia Contracts

Feb 25, 2019

McDermott International was awarded two contracts from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Marjan field, offshore Saudi Arabia.The contract includes the design, procurement, fabrication…

Aker to Build Nova Digital Twin

Feb 25, 2019

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions has been appointed by Wintershall to build a complete digital replica of Nova production system in the Norwegian North Sea for data-driven engineering, production and maintenance decisions.Through two separate agreements…

Moog Focal Products for APL Norway AS

Feb 22, 2019

A Floating Storage and Offloading project in the Norwegian Sea is to benefit from high-end products for data and process control from MacArtney & Moog Focal.MacArtney has secured a contract from APL Norway AS, a Norwegian Mooring and Loading…

N-Sea Scores North Sea Contracts

Feb 21, 2019

UK and Netherlands-based subsea provider N-Sea said it has been awarded two multimillion dollar contracts for a pair of unnamed operators in the North Sea.Managed and supported by N-Sea’s Aberdeen base, the first is a three-year contract, awarded by an international operator…

Neptune to Present Plan for Duva, Gjoea P1

Feb 21, 2019

Operator Neptune Energy will on Thursday present investment plans for two Norwegian oil and gas fields, the country's energy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.The plan for Duva (previously known as Cara) and Gjoea P1 amount to almost 10 billion crowns ($1…

Wood Bags EPCI Contract from Equinor

Feb 20, 2019

Wood has secured a new $13 million contract with Equinor to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services to the Vigdis boosting station increased oil recovery (IOR) project.Effective immediately, Wood will…

Babcock Wins BW Catcher Contract

Feb 20, 2019

Babcock said it has been awarded a four-year framework contract for brownfield fabrication and modification projects on the BW Catcher, a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) owned by BW Offshore. The scope of the contract includes engineering…

Wood Wins Equinor EPCI Contract

Feb 20, 2019

UK-based offshore engineering specialist Wood has received a contract from Equinor to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services to the Vigdis boosting station increased oil recovery (IOR) project.The $13m…

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