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DEME, Herrenknecht Building Special Drill for French Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 12, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore and German builder of tunnel boring equipment Herrenknecht have teamed up to build a subsea drill to be deployed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. This is the first…

Pearson to Lead National Subsea Center

Feb 11, 2020

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has appointed Chris Pearson as Director for the National Subsea Center (NSC), tasked with leading the center’s research and development to tackle subsea engineering challenges.Pearson will take up the new post…

$4.2 Billion Indian Spending Spree Ahead

Feb 11, 2020

Projects worth $4.2 billion in capital expenditure (capex) are expected to get underwater offshore India this year and next, an event in Aberdeen this morning was told.The projects, across India’s Krishna Godavari (KG) Basin in the Bay of Bengal…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

Feb 11, 2020

Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel to be removed and thousands of wells to be sealed, a business breakfast in Aberdeen was told this morning.Blair Miller…

TechnipFMC to Take $2.4B Impairment Charge

Feb 11, 2020

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC said on Monday that it expects to take asset impairment charges of $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter as producers cut spending due to lower prices for oil and gas. TechnipFMC also said it expects 2019 revenue to be near $13…

Floating Production Rebound Continues

Feb 10, 2020

Activity in the deepwater sector took a huge hit in the second half of last decade as a result of a global oil demand/supply imbalance, downturn in oil prices, hiatus in Petrobras production floater orders and large industry cutbacks in upstream spending…

Cost Cuts Pay Off for NOV

Feb 07, 2020

National Oilwell Varco beat estimates for its fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, as the oilfield services provider cut costs to counter an ongoing decline in North American drilling activity. Lower crude prices and investor demand for higher returns have forced U…

Aker Solutions Expects Drop in 2020 Revenue

Feb 07, 2020

Aker Solutions will likely see a 14% drop in revenue in 2020, reversing the gains made last year, the company said while reporting a decline in fourth-quarter earnings on Friday.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)…

Saipem Scoops $500+ Mln EPCI Contracts

Feb 06, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem reports it has been awarded several engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts in various countries worth over $500 million combined.The first EPCI contract has been awarded…

First Qatar-Built Offshore LQ Sails Away

Feb 06, 2020

Qatargas has this week celebrated the completion and the sail away of the offshore living quarters structure, part of its North Field Bravo (NFB) Living Quarters Expansion (LQX) project.The structure was completed by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard…

Wood Sells Industrial Services Business to Kaefer

Feb 06, 2020

Oilfield services company John Wood Group, recently rebranded to Wood, has sold its industrial services business to Kaefer.London-listed Wood said the sale of the part of the business which provides integrity and fabric maintenance for assets…

Tapping Shore Power for Offshore Oil and Gas Facilities

Feb 05, 2020

Offshore oil and gas production is very energy intensive, and with declining field pressure and the need for enhanced production the energy demand even increases substantially in the later lifetime of an oil and gas production facility. The…

McDermott Wins Ruby SURF and T&I Scopes

Feb 05, 2020

US-based services firm McDermott International announced on Wednesday it has been awarded a contract by BHP to provide subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF), transportation and installation (T&I), pre-commissioning of one jacket and topsides for the Ruby Project…

UPTIME Wins Access Solutions Deal for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Feb 05, 2020

UPTIME International has been awarded a contract to provide access solutions for BP's Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.The contract, awarded by Eiffage Génie Civil Marine, is for the supply of access solutions for the LNG…

Independent Operators Lead 2020 FPSO Surge

Feb 04, 2020

2020 will be a peak year for floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) demand with up to 14 awards forecast in Wood Mackenzie’s base case scenario, half of which will be located offshore Latin America. Only two of these facilities are expected to be Petrobras units…

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