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Boskalis Wins Subsea Cable Repair Work

Feb 13, 2019

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced Wednesday that it has signed a contract for the replacement and repair of a part of the inter-array cables at an unnamed offshore wind farm. The contract is valued at approximately $90.4 millionThe Dutch…

Proserv Names Erntsen as CTO

Feb 13, 2019

Controls technology company Proserv said it has promoted Tore Erntsen to the position of chief technology officer (CTO), Subsea Controls, based at the firm’s Trondheim facility.Prior to taking on his new role, Erntsen  was vice president, engineering and technology…

Equinor Betting Big in Brazil

Feb 13, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor is continuously solidifying its position in Brazil.Indeed, Equinor is considering participating in the upcoming tender of the surplus oil of the “Onerous Assignment”, which saw Petrobras awarded a certain pre…

BHP Approves Funding for BP-led GoM Project

Feb 13, 2019

BHP Group, the world's largest miner, said on Wednesday its board has approved $696 million in funding to expand production at the BP PLC-led Atlantis oil project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The move comes about a month after London-listed oil…

Tullow Oil Returns to Net Profit

Feb 13, 2019

Africa-focused Tullow Oil reported its first annual net profit in five years on Wednesday and said it would resume dividends with a 4.8 cent per share payout as it sets its sights on East African projects and drilling in Guyana.As flagged in November…

MFDevCo Partners with Siemens

Feb 12, 2019

Marginal Field Development Company (MFDevCo) announced Tuesday it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Siemens’ Dresser-Rand business in support of its gas to wire initiative for the development of marginal gas fields.Siemens becomes the second company…

Dana Gas to Drill off Egypt in April/May

Feb 12, 2019

Dana Gas will begin drilling this year in an area it says could become Egypt's next giant Mediterranean gas field, after seismic data pointed to reserves as large as 20 trillion cubic feet.That data will be put to the test beginning in April or May…

Kvaerner to Pay First Dividend Since 2015

Feb 12, 2019

Oil platform builder Kvaerner on Tuesday unexpectedly proposed its first dividend since 2015 and said it may make another such payment later this year, sending its shares soaring.The company said it expected to compete for contracts worth 30-50 billion Norwegian crowns ($3…

Ampelmann Opens Russia Office

Feb 12, 2019

Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann announced Tuesday it has opened a new office in Sakhalin, Russia, in a move to expand its presence in the local market. The office will be manned by a full-time team of two – operations engineers Cyril Kooijmans and Roman Andreev…

Shell, Eni, Exxon Win Concessions in Egypt

Feb 12, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among winners of Egypt's international tender for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, with 12 concessions awarded in total.It marks Exxon Mobil's entry into gas exploration in Egypt, while Shell…

Safe Scandinavia Extended at Ula

Feb 12, 2019

Aker BP ASA has exercised the first of eight one-month options to extend the charter of the tender support vessel (TSV) Safe Scandinavia, owner and operator Prosafe announced last week. The total value of the option is $4.5 million.In mid-August 2018…

Kvaerner to Study Floating Wind Structures

Feb 11, 2019

Norway based Kvaerner said it has signed a contract with Norwegian energy company Equinor to study how floating concrete substructures for offshore wind turbines can be designed and constructed for the planned Hywind Tampen project in the North Sea…

Aker Solutions Eyeing Acquisitions

Feb 11, 2019

Oil services firm Aker Solutions is considering whether to make acquisitions to boost its business, Chief Executive Luis Araujo told Reuters.'We are confident that we can go alone, but if opportunities appear to bring more value to our shareholders we will consider that…

Schlumberger Names Olivier Le Peuch as COO

Feb 11, 2019

Schlumberger NV on Friday named Olivier Le Peuch as chief operating officer, setting him up as a possible successor to Paal Kibsgaard for the top role at the world's largest oilfield services company.Le Peuch has previously served as the president…

Aker Solutions Revenues Up 8%

Feb 08, 2019

Aker Solutions reports Q4 2018 revenue of $813 million, an 8% rise compared to Q4 2017 powered by “significant international awards in a competitive, but improving market.” In total, order intake for the quarter was $615.6 million, leaving the company with an order backlog of more than $4 billion…

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