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Helicopter crash kills 13, Norway

Apr 29, 2016

UPDATE: According to Reuters, Statoil restarted production at Gullfaks B, as of 2 May, following a helicopter crash that killed 13 people. Read the latest here Statoil has released the names of several offshore workers who died on Friday…

Faroe, Eni, Petrofac save chopper costs

Nov 05, 2015

Petrofac, Faroe Petroleum and Eni Hewett have established a cost saving partnership to drive efficiencies and commercial synergies across their UK operations in the UK southern North Sea. The tripartite agreement sees collaboration between…

ShawCor completes Dhatec acquisition

Mar 04, 2015

ShawCor Ltd.(SCL) completed the acquisition of Dhatec B.V. for an undisclosed amount.  “The acquisition of Dhatec will complement our pipeline performance strategy of combining pipe coating products and services into innovative solutions…

Statoil selects Asco for Mariner services

Feb 26, 2015

Statoil has chosen UK-based oilfield support services firm Asco for its supply base and warehousing services on the UK North Sea Mariner field. The contract comes under two five-year contracts, with extension options, due to start in Q1 2016…

Statoil awards supply base contracts

Jan 07, 2015

Statoil has awarded service contracts for seven supply bases for the company in Norway to NorSea Group, Saga Fjordbase and Asco Norge.  The contracts include terminal and warehouse services as well as storage and pipeline handling.  “Logistics…

Danish tie-up between Semco and Blue Water

Jan 05, 2015

Blue Water is to provide logistics services on a global scale to Semco Maritime over the next two years, building on years of cooperation by the two Danish companies on several rig and infrastructure projects. “Blue Water’s global experience of working in the Energy and Offshore business…

Senior management shake-up at ASCO

Dec 12, 2014

Oilfield services group ASCO's CEO and chairman are leaving the business, the company revealed today by announcing it had appointed Alan Brown as its new CEO. The firm has appointed former business services firm Rentokil Initial CEO Alan Brown as its new CEO…

ENAP gets helicopters for rigs in Strait of Magellan

Dec 02, 2014

Chilean helicopter services operator EcoCopter has prepared for a new contract with ENAP (Empresa Nacional del Petróleo), the Chilean national petroleum company, which started on 1 December 2014. Eurocopter…

Pemex board approves restructure

Nov 19, 2014

The board of directors for Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) approved a corporate restructuring plan that would see the company reorganize into two main units and five smaller subsidiaries. The national oil company said that the plan was…

South Africa’s western offshore attracts operators

Oct 21, 2014

Oil and gas exploration has turned many areas of Sub-Saharan Africa into economic hotspots, and operators are now looking at South Africa’s western coast. Planned infrastructure improvements may improve exploration logistics, but…

Ferguson bought by Brambles

Sep 09, 2014

Australian supply chain logistics group Brambles is to acquire Aberdeenshire-based Ferguson Group for an enterprise value of £320 million (US$545 million) expanding its container business. Ferguson Group provides container solutions to the offshore oil and gas sector…

Colloquy: Indonesia tightens cabotage

Sep 01, 2014

Cabotage is trade or navigation in coastal waters and traditionally refers to shipping along coastal routes, transporting passengers or goods from port to port in the same country. Laws governing cabotage serve to protect local industries…

DNV GL enhancing BOP maintenance

Aug 27, 2014

DNV GL has established a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a risk-based maintenance methodology with the aim to deliver more effective and cost-efficient blowout preventers (BOP) maintenance. The maintenance of BOPs has significant financial…

ONS: Swire launches OverVu

Aug 25, 2014

Swire Oilfield Services has launched what it is describing as the industry’s first full-service track and trace service - OverVu.  The system was developed to tackle the multi-billion dollar problem of lost, misplaced and delayed equipment in the oil and gas industry…

GAC upgrades Black Sea supply base

May 16, 2014

GAC Russia is upgrading its supply base at the port of Novorossiysk to support offshore oil & gas exploration and extraction in the Black Sea. GAC Russia has already signed contracts to provide supply base support for operations from Novorossiysk on the northeastern Black Sea coast…

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