FMC Technologies and Edison Chouest Offshore formed a joint venture based in Houston to provide integrated vessel-based subsea services for offshore oil and gas fields globally. The JV will offer equipment intervention, riserless light well intervention, plug & abandonment and other services.
Amec formed a joint venture with Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering to carry out FEED and detail design for the Korean contractor’s future fixed and floating platform, FPSO and subsea pipeline projects. Dubbed Amec Samsung Oil & Gas (ASOG), the JV will be 51% owned by Samsung and 49% Amec, with headquarters in Houston. Amec said it expects the JV to be employing 500 secondees from the two companies plus new recruits by 2018.