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Baker Hughes Profit Rises on Strong Foreign Demand

Oct 30, 2019

Baker Hughes Co reported a rise in quarterly adjusted profit on Wednesday, helped by increased demand for its oilfield services and higher margins for its turbomachinery such as gas turbines and compressors.The company's results contrasted with…

Sembcorp Earns 3D Printing Certifications

Oct 29, 2019

Sembcorp Marine earns 3D printing certifications for parts used in construction and repairsThese certifications will help the Group unlock significant efficiencies and reduce supply chain risksSingapore-based Sembcorp Marine has received certifications…

CNOOC Orders MacGregor Pull-in System

Oct 29, 2019

MacGregor has received an order from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the riser pull-in system for a deepwater floating production unit (FPU) located in the Lingshui 17-2 gas field, offshore China.MacGregor, part of Cargotec…

DNV GL to Class Bay du Nord FPSO

Oct 28, 2019

Norwegian-based DNV GL said it has been selected as Equinor's certifying authority and classification society for Bay du Nord  project, offshore Atlantic Canada.Located approximately 480 kilometers northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador…

Worley Acquires 3sun

Oct 28, 2019

Services company Worley on Monday announced it has acquires 3sun Group, a UK-based installation, inspection and maintenance specialists in the offshore wind sector.The transaction will combine the companies’ complementary offshore capabilities to bring a complete engineering…

McDermott Delivers Abkatun-A2 Platform

Oct 28, 2019

McDermott International said it has completed and delivered the Abkatun-A2 production platform for customer PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion in Mexico's Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico.'With substantial completion of the Abkatun-A2 Platform project successfully achieved…

Predictive Maintenance

Oct 25, 2019

Asset managers leveraging advanced sensor technologies, vast pools of stored and processed data, and real-time analytics are able to foresee—and prevent—costly component failures.A recent report from Lloyd’s Register points out that predictive…

Saipem Chasing a Drilling Partner

Oct 24, 2019

Italian oil service group Saipem is pressing ahead with plans to find a partner for its drilling unit to focus on its core business of building offshore installations and pipelines, the company's chief said on Thursday.Saipem makes most of its…

McDermott to Build SPS for Greater Tortue

Oct 24, 2019

McDermott International announced it has been subcontracted to build subsea production system (SPS) for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.'Fabrication for both the SPS and subsea, umbilicals, risers…

Doubling Down on Digital

Oct 23, 2019

Companies successful in reducing their capex and opex costs in the real world often do so by taking advantage of the digital world.There’s a reason terms like big data, digitalization, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the digital…

Mooring Change-out for the Alba FSU

Oct 23, 2019

Services firm InterMoor said it said it swapped out 12 mooring lines on the Chevron-operated Alba floating storage unit (FSU) currently moored in 140 meters water depth in the UK North Sea.The scope of the project included engineering, procurement…

TechnipFMC Wins Perdido Phase 2 Scope from Shell

Oct 22, 2019

TechnipFMC said it has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the deepwater Perdido Phase 2 development, located in the Gulf of Mexico.Arnaud Piéton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC…

Noreco Signals Danish Revival

Oct 21, 2019

A temporary tax incentive regime, low oilfield breakeven pricing and a chance to profit on modifications alone rather than via drill bit appear to be factors lifting prospects and getting banks behind a stalled Danish offshore revival.On Monday…

Temasek Bids $3 Bln for Control of Keppel

Oct 21, 2019

Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings is offering to buy control of conglomerate Keppel Corp in a S$4.1 billion ($3 billion) deal that could hasten a consolidation in the rig building sector which is battling the effects of low oil prices…

A New Slant on Decommissioning

Oct 21, 2019

Shallow gas reservoirs drilled into at a 60-degree angle from the surface in the 1980s have posed a unique decommissioning challenge – resulting in a new design modular plug and abandonment (P&A) unit.When it comes to decommissioning, many operators…

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