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First Subsea Wins Dutch Wind Farm Work

Nov 29, 2019

First Subsea announced it has been selected by Van Oord / Cablel to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the export cables and cross over protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague in the Netherlands…

Spike in Floater Orders, as Demands Ease

Nov 28, 2019

For a range of reasons not all related to costs, offshore operators have stated their preference for floating production with a recent slew of orders, a report by dedicated floating production watchers said this week.The world’s floating production…

Subsea 7 Wins Julimar-Brunello Contract

Nov 28, 2019

Offshore services company Subsea 7 said it has been awarded a contract from Woodside for the execution of phase 2 of the Julimar-Brunello Project, approximately 200 kilometers offshore North Western Australia.Subsea 7 said its full scope of work will be to design…

Topside Floated for Dongfang Gas Field

Nov 28, 2019

ALE performed an 18,000t topside load-out and floatover transportation from a yard in Zhuhai, China. The topside will form part of a new offshore platform in the South China Sea to support natural gas development in the region.The Dongfang gas…

Vår Energi Awards Maintenance Contracts

Nov 26, 2019

Independent oil and gas producer Vår Energi said it has signed frame agreements with Apply Sørco and Aker Solutions for modifications and maintenance support for the company’s operated assets.The frame agreements, which cover operation, maintenance…

IKM Testing Wins Work for Johan Sverdrup 2

Nov 22, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has awarded a NOK 65 million ($7.1 million) contract to IKM's testing and inspection arm for the mega Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 project offshore Norway.IKM Testing said it will perform nitrogen helium leak testing…

DNV GL Issues Guidance for Subsea Welding

Nov 21, 2019

A new recommended practice (RP) to standardize operator requirements for welding and inspection of subsea equipment has been published by DNV GL.DNVGL-RP-B204 “Welding of subsea production system equipment” provides harmonized operator requirements…

LR Bolsters Well Management Team

Nov 21, 2019

Lloyd’s Register announced it has made several key appointments to its wells engineering and project management consultancy following a series of major contract wins and global growth.John O’Neill brings more than 25 years’ experience in global…

Straightpoint, Crosby Partner on FPSO Project

Nov 20, 2019

PT. Dalaz Teknik Utama used a 12t capacity Radiolink plus Straightpoint (SP) load cell and a Crosby shackle of the same capacity to complete a series of tests during fabrication of a power generator module at a Wasco Energy fabrication yard in Indonesia…

Digitization as Life Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Operators are on digitization journeys linked to life extension projects that aim to make the most of older infrastructure. Proposed tiebacks at ConocoPhillips’ Tor II and on Aker BP’s Ivar Aasen projects look set to reveal a special benefit to “freeing data”…

IKM Wins Johan Sverdrup 2 Contract

Nov 15, 2019

Equinor has awarded the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Pipeline and Umbillical Detail Engineering contract to IKM Ocean Design. The contract is a continuation of IKM Ocean Design’s long term involvement in the Johan Sverdrup project, where the company…

Saipem/Subsea 7 Merger Would Create Subsea Giant

Nov 15, 2019

Services firm Saipem is considering a merger with rival Subsea 7 in an effort to weather the prolonged industry downturn, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources said to have knowledge of the matter.Commenting on unconfirmed reports, Audun Martinsen…

Equinor Dishes Inspection Contracts

Nov 15, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor said on Friday it has chosen suppliers for inspection services on all its offshore installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and onshore plants in Norway.The frame agreements, which Equinor said are scheduled to be signed shortly…

Saipem Wins Subsea Contract in Guyana

Nov 14, 2019

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem said it has been awarded a subsea contract by ExxonMobil subsidiary Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) for the proposed Payara development project located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana at a water depth of around 2…

Norway Approves ConocoPhillips' Tor II Plan

Nov 14, 2019

Norway approved the plans of ConocoPhillips for a 6.1 billion crowns ($667.10 million) development of the Tor II field, which is expected to start production in the final quarter of 2020, the oil and energy ministry said on Thursday.The project will allow restarting output at the Tor field…

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