Saturday, December 15, 2018

Modules News


First Steel Cut for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

Dec 13, 2018

Kvaerner and Aker Solutions on Thursday cut the first steel plate for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup offshore field development, kicking off Norway’s largest industrial project in three decades.The two Norwegian engineering firms have been working in a 50/50 joint venture under a NOK 3.4 billion contract to support operator Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup Riser Platform modification project since May 2018…

Hybrid Power for Offshore Drilling Rig

Dec 07, 2018

Siemens announced Friday it will supply a lithium-ion battery-based energy storage solution (ESS) to an offshore drilling rig, in a world-first project that aims to reduce cost and minimize environmental impact.Siemens, drawing off its experience in the electrification of marine assets…

Green Light for Troll Phase 3

Dec 07, 2018

Equinor has received government approval for its plan to boost output and extend the lifetime of Troll, Norway's largest oil and gas field, the company said on Friday.The field accounts for about 40 percent of the natural gas reserves on the…

ALE, OM Heavy Lift to Raise Dundee Offshore Profile

Nov 21, 2018

Global heavy lift and transportation specialist ALE has expanded its heavy lifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee, which is owned by Forth Ports, and lifting, jacking and storage specialist OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations…

Leak-free ROV Tooling for Deepwater Operations

Nov 21, 2018

As the Brazilian oil and gas market emerges from a four year crisis, with expanded oil block tenders including the high quality/high yield pre-salt plays desired by most major IOCs, new subsea solutions are required to increase operational efficiency while decreasing costs…

Subsea ‘Smart Standardization’

Nov 19, 2018

Enpro Subsea & Kosmos Energy commit to subsea ‘smart standardization’ in Gulf of MexicoEnpro Subsea reached a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Kosmos Energy (formerly Deep Gulf Energy) aimed at providing enhanced subsea architecture and…

Keppel to Upgrade KrisEnergy Production Barge

Nov 09, 2018

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine said its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard has secured a contract worth about S$30 million (US$21.8 million) for the modification and upgrading of a production barge for SJ Production Barge Ltd, a wholly…

Tighter North Sea Rig Market Suggests Brighter 2019

Nov 06, 2018

North Sea drilling activity this year could surpass 2017 levels while seeding a brighter 2019, as a range of indicators point to recovery after four years of rig glut and “cannibalization”.Boldest among bellwethers is oil company spending. After campaigning since 2014 for lower supplier costs…

New Reservoir Engineering Suite

Nov 01, 2018

Emerson's upgraded reservoir engineering suite offering takes automation a step further, slashing cycle times with more accurate forecasts.Emerson has unveiled its latest integrated reservoir engineering suite offering tools for advanced reservoir management and flow simulation…

Kvaerner Wins Sverdrup Jacket Number Four

Oct 31, 2018

Norway's Equinor has awarded a NOK 900 million ($107 million) contract to local contractor Kvaerner for delivery of the steel substructure for the Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 process platform.The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) award…

New Gas Module on Stream at Troll B

Oct 30, 2018

Equinor announced Tuesday a new gas module has been put on stream on Troll B, boosting the oil production and processing capacity on the Troll field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.“Troll is an exceptional oil and gas field globally…

Renewables: Ingeteam Gets DNV GL Approval in India

Oct 23, 2018

Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, announced today that it received DNV GL’s “Shop Approval in Renewable Energy” certification for the wind converter manufacturing facility recently established by the company in the Tamil Nadu region…

ABS Awards AIP to HHI’s Deepwater FLNG Hull

Oct 22, 2018

ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) Deepwater Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) hull design.HHI advises the Newbuilding Conversion FLNG hull design for offshore application can be constructed for about…

Clean Ops Offshore: Johan Sverdrup Powered from Shore

Oct 09, 2018

With a flip of the switch, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Norway's Minister of Petroleum and Energy, opened a new era in offshore oil and gas operations, initiating the 'power-from-shore solution' that will provide the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea with electricity for more than 50 years…

Reviewing Sapinhoá-Lula NE BSR System

Sep 17, 2018

The exploration and production of deepwater pre-salt plays offshore Brazil have triggered major technological challenges. Some reservoirs are located under 2,000 meters of water and have to be drilled through another 2,000 or so meters of salt…

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