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Siem wins offshore cable lay contract

Apr 22, 2014

Siem Offshore Contractors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inner array grid cable system for the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), a project developed by RWE Innogy…

Sierra Hamilton acquires GeoPro

Apr 01, 2014

Sierra Hamilton LLC acquired all the assets of GeoPro GmbH of Hamburg, Germany to create a new operating subsidiary, GeoPro Geophysics LLC. GeoPro Geophysics will operate as a global seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation…

The Laptev Sea: Beginning of the Transpolar Drift

Mar 27, 2014

Schematic of the Arctic surface circulation including the Transpolar Driftal. The Siberian shelves are vast and shallow, seasonally ice-covered, and receive more than 80% of the Arctic freshwater input…

Wintershall shifts upstream

Mar 14, 2014

Germany-based crude oil and natural gas producer is planning to divest its shareholding in the Eastern German company Verbundnetz Gas AG (VNG) as part of its strategy to concentrate on the upstream sector. A 24 March agreement will see EWE Aktiengesellschaft take over Wintershall’s 15…

Hungary's MOL enters North Sea

Dec 13, 2013

Hungarian integrated oil and gas firm MOL Group has entered the North Sea through a $US375 million deal with Wintershall, a subsidiary of Germany's BASF Group. MOL will acquire 14 licenses in the North Sea, including non-operated equity stakes in the Broom field (29%)…

Wood Group to form a joint venture with Siemens

Nov 01, 2013

UK-based engineering firm Wood Group will form a joint venture (JV) with Germany’s Siemens to provide integrated rotating equipment services. The JV will comprise the maintenance and power solutions businesses of Wood Group GTS (excluding its Rolls Wood Group…

Availon wins wind farm contract

Oct 03, 2013

Availon, a leading wind farm service provider, announced that it was awarded a complete maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s 12MW Jänschwalde wind farm, located near Cottbus in the German federal state of Brandenburg. Availon was already…

Siemens commissions two wind service vessels

Aug 17, 2013

In August 2013, Siemens Energy signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Esvagt A/S for two new offshore wind service vessels that will incorporate significant advancements in logistics, efficiency and operational capabilities. The vessels…

Siemens to supply 80 wind turbines in German North Sea

Mar 01, 2013

In February 2013, Siemens was awarded an order by Germany's wpd group to supply and install 80 wind turbines for the Butendiek offshore wind power plant off Germany's North Sea coast. When it comes online in 2015, the wind power plant's total…

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