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Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 Plan Approved

May 15, 2019

Norwegian authorities have formally approved the plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field, Equinor announced on Wednesday. The Norwegian energy company said the NOK 41 billion ($4.7 billion) project received broad support in Norway’s parliament at the end of April, and today the partnership received the formal approval by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE)…

Subsea Templates Installed on Nova Field

May 20, 2019

Two subsea templates have been installed for the Wintershall Dea operated Nova project offshore Norway, marking the first operational landmark for the new company formed from the May 1 merger of Wintershall and DEA.The Nova oil field, located in the Norwegian North Sea…

McDermott Scores EPCI Work at Sepia

May 14, 2019

McDermott International said on Tuesday it has been awarded contract from Petrobras for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of subsea risers and flowlines for the first phase of the Sepia field, located 280 kilometers from the Rio de Janeiro coastline in Brazil…

SBM Wins ExxonMobil Guyana FPSO Order

May 13, 2019

Dutch-based floating production and mooring systems (FPSO) provider SBM Offshore has  won a contract to deliver an FPSO for ExxonMobil’s second phase of the Liza development offshore Guyana.Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL)…

SeaTwirl Wins Chinese Patent

May 13, 2019

Swedish company SeaTwirl has had a patent approved in China for a divisible wind turbine.The patent protects an important innovation in the market that accounts for the most expansion of wind power in the world, said the company which designs…

Airborne, Simeros Target New Riser Technology

May 08, 2019

Dutch technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and Brazilian engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES are working together to deliver the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) risers in deepwater Brazil. The two companies announced that…

Exxon Funds Liza Phase 2 off Guyana

May 03, 2019

ExxonMobil has funded the Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana after it received government and regulatory approvals, the supermajor announced on Friday.Exxon said startup at Liza Phase 2 is expected in mid-2022, producing up to 220,000 barrels of oil per day from the deepwater Stabroek Block…

Mero Field E&P Procurement Heating Up Market

May 02, 2019

The development of the Mero field, part of the Libra pre-salt complex offshore Brazil, has opened a range of opportunities for equipment and services in the oil and gas sector in the South American country. A range of equipment from wet x-mas trees…

New Subsea Landing String Control System

Apr 30, 2019

Interventek Subsea Engineering said it is developing a control system for a new subsea in-riser landing string that is designed to reduce size, weight, complexity and cost.The development of the new control system has gained support by the way…

Pumping Tech a Piece of the Subsea Factory Puzzle

Apr 26, 2019

It’s been long thought the “subsea factory” could reduce capex costs, but many topsides pieces of equipment must first be marinized to make that vision a reality. Oceaneering’s Subsea Pumping Technology (SPT), which recently won OTC's Spotlight on New Technology Award…

Case Study: iEPCI at Karish

Apr 25, 2019

An integrated approach to subsea services is the driving force behind a major project being performed by UK-based TechnipFMC at the deepwater Karish field, offshore Israel, in the Mediterranean Sea.The integrated engineering, procurement, construction…

Three IMR Trends

Apr 24, 2019

For years, “maintenance and modifications” were catchwords for nearly everything that wasn’t greenfield activity offshore. Two economic slowdowns later, subsea “M&M” might be seen as inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR), a segment that includes light well intervention…

COOEC-Fluor Completes Module Fabrication

Apr 19, 2019

Texas-based multinational engineering and construction firm Fluor Corporation announced  that its joint venture COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries fabrication yard has completed the central and wellhead platforms for CNOOC’s Dongfang 13-2 Gas Fields Development Project…

Keppel Wins Drilling Rig, FPSO Work

Apr 17, 2019

Singapore based Keppel Offshore & Marine announced Wednesday it has won two contracts: one from Diamond Offshore for the upgrade of the drilling semisubmersible rig Ocean Onyx, and the other from an unnamed operator for fabrication and integration…

MHWirth Bags Keppel FELS Contract

Apr 15, 2019

MHWirth, a company owned by Akastor, has signed a contract with Keppel FELS for delivery of one drilling equipment package for a new mid-water semi-submersible drilling rig. This is the first out of three options that were given when Keppel…

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