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Sparrows Secures Vendor Approval from Aramco

Jul 16, 2019

Aberdeen-based equipment and integrated engineering services company Sparrows Group said it has bolstered its position in Saudi Arabia after securing vendor approval status from national oil company Saudi Aramco.The approval allows recently formed local entity…

Expro to Supply IRS Offshore Mauritania

Jul 15, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro said it has been awarded a contract by Pacific Drilling subsidiary Pacific Santa Ana for the provision of an Intervention Riser System (IRS) for PETRONAS’s Chinguetti Field Phase II plug and abandonment (P&A) contract…

PGNiG Buys Into Duva Field

Jul 15, 2019

The Norwegian subsidiary of Polish state-owned PGNiG said it has acquired a stake in the Neptune-operated Duva field currently being developed in the Norwegian North Sea.PGNiG Upstream Norway said it acquired 20% shares in the field – PL 636…

MacGregor Cleared to Buy TTS Unit

Jul 15, 2019

Marine and offshore equipment and services form MacGregor announced on Monday it has received a clearance decision from the Chinese competition regulator, SAMR, for the company’s acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA…

Saipem Testing Hydrone-R Resident Vehicle

Jul 14, 2019

Italian services firm Saipem said it has started functional testing on its Hydrone-R underwater resident vehicle at Sonsub facilities in Venice.The advanced underwater intervention drone is being launched in water for a comprehensive qualification…

NKT to Link Edvard Grieg to Johan Sverdrup

Jul 14, 2019

Power cables manufacturer NKT announced it has been awarded a contract to supply the high-voltage power cable that will connect the Edvard Grieg oil and gas production platform to the Johan Sverdrup field center in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

Aker BP Boosts Exploration Capex

Jul 12, 2019

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP said it would slightly increase its capital and exploration spending this year as it reported second-quarter results that fell year-on-year.Aker's net income fell to $62 million in the quarter from $128 million a year earlier…

Heerema Signs On Vineyard Wind Project

Jul 12, 2019

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors said on Friday it has been assigned to help build the first and largest commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.Situated 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, the 800-megawatt…

Anadarko Shareholders to Vote on Oxy Deal

Jul 12, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum Corp shareholders will vote Aug. 8 on the oil and gas producer's planned $38 billion sale to Occidental Petroleum Corp - the biggest oil and gas deal of the year.Occidental avoided its own shareholder vote on the deal by securing…

Partners Eye Floating Wind in South Korea

Jul 11, 2019

A consortium of companies including Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) aim to develop a floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.The 200 megawatt…

Siemens to Power Eni Mexico Area 1 FPSO

Jul 11, 2019

Tech conglomerate Siemens said it will provide three 34-megawatt (MW) SGT-A35 gas turbine power generation packages to power a floating production, storage, and offloading unit (FPSO) that will operate for Eni off the coast of Mexico.The Eni…

Fugro, AGI Sell Seep Data off Canada

Jul 11, 2019

Fugro and partner Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) are reporting recent success selling multiple licences for data from frontier regions offshore east coast Canada.The data were acquired during two separate hydrocarbon seep surveys in the Orphan Basin (2017) and Carson Basin (2018)…

Sif to Build Monopiles for Vineyard Wind

Jul 10, 2019

Sif Holding n.v. will manufacture 84 monopiles (103 KTon steel) for the United States' first large-scale offshore wind farm, the 800 MW Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts.Sif, based in the Netherlands, said its scope comprises manufacturing of the monopiles…

JDR Cables Inks MOU with Taya Group

Jul 10, 2019

Cables manufacturer JDR Cables said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taya Group, an electric wire and land cable manufacturer in Taiwan, which will see two companies collaborate on localization opportunities on future renewable energy projects in the area…

Total Sells UK North Sea Assets

Jul 10, 2019

French oil major Total has sold its stakes in 10 UK offshore fields to Petrogas NEO for $635 million, as the majors continue to divest non-core assets to private equity-backed companies looking to expand their upstream footprint in the region…

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