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Keppel to Add 1,800 Offshore, Marine Staff

Apr 18, 2019

Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp is planning to add 1,800 staff this year at its offshore and marine business, the first time the company is hiring for the division after cutting thousands of jobs since 2015.The slump in oil prices in 2014…

Carter Named Costain Upstream Project Director

Apr 17, 2019

Engineering firm Costain has appointed Steve Carter as a project director to join its 70-strong upstream team in Aberdeen.Carter will be based at Costain’s offices in Carden Place, and will work in the team which delivers a broad range of engineering…

Keppel Wins Drilling Rig, FPSO Work

Apr 17, 2019

Singapore based Keppel Offshore & Marine announced Wednesday it has won two contracts: one from Diamond Offshore for the upgrade of the drilling semisubmersible rig Ocean Onyx, and the other from an unnamed operator for fabrication and integration…

CMHI Gets AIP for Two Offshore Designs

Apr 17, 2019

China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification society DNV GL for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine shuttle.The certificates, which…

Interview: Astrid Skarheim Onsum, SVP, Head of Wind, Aker Solutions

Apr 16, 2019

Offshore renewable energy is gaining investment support in the United States, particularly on the east coast. While the U.S. is a full generation behind its European counterparts in tapping the wind as an energy source, if current plans come to fruition it could gain ground quickly…

SubseaPartner Wins Work at Goliat

Apr 15, 2019

Norwegian services company SubseaPartner said it has secured a contract from Vår Energi, to provide dive support at its operated Goliat field in the Barents Sea.The engineering and installation project work scope incorporates a 24 hours air diving operation on the Goliat floating production…

New Subsea Wireless IP Camera Technology

Apr 15, 2019

Next generation subsea technology deployed for the first time in the North Sea has helped to improve safety and reduce costcfor an offshore oil and gas project, said Scotland based WFS Technologies.The firms's new cutting-edge computing and…

Black Sea MGD Project Gets Government Nod

Apr 15, 2019

Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG), controlled by private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, announced it has received Romanian government approval from the Romanian Government through the National Agency for Mineral Resources (NAMR) for its plan to develop…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Qatargas

Apr 12, 2019

McDermott International announced Friday it has secured a contract from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for expansion of the North Field offshore facilities in the State of Qatar.The contract is worth between $50 million and $250 million…

Equinor Delays Mariner Start-up Again

Apr 10, 2019

The operator of the Mariner heavy oil field, one of Britain's largest offshore developments in years, postponed its start-up to summer 2019 on Wednesday for safety checks on the platform's electrical couplings.Originally due to come on stream…

Safe Boreas Extended at Mariner

Apr 10, 2019

Equinor has exercised three of six available one-month options to extend the Prosafe accommodation vessel Safe Boreas at the Mariner project in the UK sector of the North Sea, after another round of setbacks has pushed back the oil field's start-up date even further…

Aker Solutions, Fuglesangs Create FASTSubsea

Apr 10, 2019

Norway’s Aker Solutions has agreed to create a new subsea multiphase boosting company with subsea technology specialist FSubsea.The companies, through new 50/50 owned business FASTSubsea (FAST standing for Fuglesangs Aker Solutions Technology)…

Eni’s Miztón Platform Installed

Apr 09, 2019

Mexico’s Energy Reform has sen its first concrete offshore result, with the installation of of Eni’s Miztón platform in the Gulf of Mexico.In March, the Sapura 3500 DP3 Heavy Lift Vessel (HLV) completed the installation under the Area 1 Production Sharing Contract (PSC)…

Finlaggan Field Development on Track

Apr 08, 2019

Development of the Finlaggan field in the UK Central North is progressing as planned and is on pace to deliver first production in the fourth quarter of 2020, operator Zennor Petroleum said in an update on Monday.The UK based company is currently…

Aquaterra Wins More Work from Lundin

Apr 08, 2019

Offshore engineering company Aquaterra Energy said it has been awarded a contract by Lundin Norway to deliver early well construction, via its Well Start solution, on three additional wells in the Edvard Grieg field offshore Norway.The project…

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