Fabrication News


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)…

Tata to invest £2 million in UK

Sep 06, 2017

Tata Steel has announced a near £2 million program of investments at its 20in high frequency induction (HFI) pipe mill in Hartlepool, UK, to offer a new generation of higher strength offshore construction grades. The company’s investment…

Further Johan Sverdrup costs shed

Sep 04, 2017

Phase 1 of the massive Johan Sverdrup project offshore Norway is now close to 60% complete, ahead of schedule and even further under the original estimated budget, says partners Aker BP and Lundin. In statements released this morning…

First steel cut on Dvalin subsea tieback

Aug 11, 2017

Norway's Aibel has started construction work on Dea's US$1.23 billion Norwegian Sea Davlin subsea tieback, with first steel cut on Dvalin module H25 in Haugesund. The Dvalin gas field, previously known as Zidane, discovered in 2010, is…

Dyna-Mac wins Leviathan, PNG contracts

Jun 20, 2017

Dyna-Mac has secured two fabrication projects for a provisional sum of US$30 million from two new customers. The group has been awarded a contract by Cameron Solutions Inc., a Schlumberger company acting through its Process Systems Group…

Aquaterra installs Sea Swift off Egypt

Jun 05, 2017

Aquaterra Energy has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum Co.’s (AMAPETCO) Amal field in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt. Image of the Sea Swift…

Oceaneering wins Appomattox installation contract

May 16, 2017

Oceaneering International will support the design, fabrication and installation of ancillary flowline hardware at Royal Dutch Shell’s Appomattox development in the Gulf of Mexico. Under the contract, Oceaneering will procure and install pre-lay and post-lay crossing mattresses…

VIDEO: Mariner topsides set sail

May 05, 2017

The first modules for Statoil's UK North Sea Mariner heavy oil field topside have set sail from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's yard in South Korea.  The Mariner field is on the East Shetland Platform, about 95mi (150km) east of Shetland and is being developed via a production…

Total starts production from Myanmar field

May 02, 2017

Total has started production from the offshore Badamyar project, 220km south of Yangon, Myanmar. The project will enable an extension of the Yadana gas field’s 8 Bcm per year production plateau beyond 2020. The Badamyar project involved installing a new wellhead platform…

Fatalities on Total's Martin Linge project

May 01, 2017

Six people have been killed and more injured after a crane fell down in a South Korean shipyard at the site of Total's Martin Linge platform construction.  According to news agency Reuters, six people were killed in the accident and more than 20 injured…

Keppel on track to deliver Catcher FPSO

Apr 28, 2017

Keppel Shipyard says it is on track to deliver the Catcher floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to BW Catcher following a naming ceremony of the vessel today (28 April). BW Catcher - the 11th FPSO Keppel has delivered…

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