Fabrication News


COOEC-Fluor Completes Module Fabrication

Apr 19, 2019

Texas-based multinational engineering and construction firm Fluor Corporation announced  that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries fabrication yard has completed the central and wellhead platforms for CNOOC’s Dongfang 13-2 Gas Fields Development Project.The central platform recently departed the COOEC-Fluor yard in Zhuhai, China, and follows the successful loadout of the wellhead platform in August 2018…

JGC Containers Ready for Moray East OWF

Jul 19, 2019

UK engineering company JGC Engineering and Technical Serviceshas, on behalf of Siemens, completed the construction of high voltage equipment containers for the Moray East offshore substation platforms.'The Moray East offshore windfarm project…

Heerema Fabrication Group Sells UK and Netherlands Yards

Nov 22, 2018

Dutch offshore construction and engineering company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) intends to divest a significant part of its activities in the field of design and fabrication of complex steel constructions for the offshore market.HFG has…

McDermott wins Tyra EPC work off Denmark

Dec 22, 2017

US engineering group McDermott International, soon to merge with CB&I, has inked a major lump sum contract with Maersk Oil for work on the largest ever oil and gas project offshore Denmark.  McDermott is to provide engineering, procurement…

Year in review: Top 10 2017 capex projects

Dec 19, 2017

Audrey Leon takes a look through some of the industry’s biggest ongoing projects by capex in 2017. Five of the 10 biggest projects by capex were offshore projects in 2017, led by Inpex’s Ichthys LNG project offshore Australia.  Ichthys…

Kvaerner lands Valhall Flank West wellhead platform

Dec 18, 2017

Norwegian engineering and fabrication firm Kvaerner has been awarded a US$120 million (NOK1 billion) contract for delivery of the topside and steel jacket substructure for Valhall Flank West by operator Aker BP.  Kvaerner's scope includes procurement…

Shell awards Vito castings to Sheffield Forgemasters

Dec 14, 2017

Shell has awarded a contract to UK forge Sheffield Forgemasters for castings for use on the Vito semisubmersible platform for the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The project will see the Sheffield Forgemasters' offshore oil and gas specialist…

Aker BP picks Subsea 7, Aker Solutions for new subsea tieback

Dec 11, 2017

Aker BP has awarded contracts to Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions for work on its Ærfugl gas field subsea tieback in the Norwegian Sea. The Ærfugl gas field development, previously known as Snadd, about 210km west of Sandnessjøen in the Norwegian Sea…

Keppel Offshore & Marine inks Mozambique FLNG and Petrobras work

Dec 11, 2017

Keppel Offshore & Marine, through its subsidiaries, has inked new contracts froom Petrobras and SOFEC, worth in total about US$96.22 (S$130 million).  Keppel Shipyard's contract from SOFEC is for the fabrication of a turret mooring…

VIDEO: Culzean installation highlights

Dec 06, 2017

Danish oil firm Maersk Oil has published a video with timelapse footage and interviews with key people, showing the main 2017 milestones in the UK North Sea Culzean development. The Culzean field - discovered in 2008 - is in the UK central North Sea…

Jan de Nul, Smulders, build gravity based substation structures

Dec 01, 2017

Dutch firm Jan De Nul Group and Belgium's Smulders worked together to build two gravity-based foundations (GBF) for the high voltage station of the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak.  The foundations, weighing 10,000-tonne and 8000-tonne each…

"Largest ever" Danish North Sea investment signed off

Dec 01, 2017

A US$3.36 billion (DKK21 billion) investment into a redevelopment of the Tyra gas field on the Danish Continental Shelf has been approved by the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC), led by Maersk Oil.  The move will see the largest oil…

L&T inks ONGC pipeline project

Nov 13, 2017

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering has been awarded a contract from India's ONGC for Pipeline Replacement Project-4 worth about US$194 million.  The project is part of ONGC’s strategy to replace some of its well fluid, gas lift and water…

Eversendai wins work for Saudi Aramco

Nov 07, 2017

A UAE-based subsidiary of Malaysia's Eversendai Corp. has won an offshore fabrication project for Saudi Aramco. Eversendai Offshore received the project award, fabricating jacket structures, through Italy's Saipem, which is one of…

Heerema inks four platform project for southern North Sea

Oct 03, 2017

North Sea-focused Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has signed a letter of intent with Heerema Fabrication Group for front-end engineering and design (FEED), and engineering procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of up to four normally unmanned installation platforms (NUIs)…

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