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AMEC awarded multi-million pound framework contract by AWE

May 02, 2013

AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been selected as a strategic partner by AWE to provide implementation services at Aldermaston in Berkshire. The four-year contract, the value of which has not been announced…

API: Industry makes strides offshore

May 02, 2013

Operators, contractors and regulators are working in close cooperation to maintain continuous improvement in offshore safety, Center for Offshore Safety Executive Director Charlie Williams told reporters this morning. He said the Offshore…

OTC.13: Subsea 7 technology focus

May 02, 2013

Subsea 7, a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services, will be exhibiting its innovative technologies and why it is the technology partner of choice for many in the offshore energy industry, at OTC 2013 from 6 to 9 May in Houston…

OTC.13. BMT Group to showcase support servces

May 02, 2013

BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the leading international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, will showcase its portfolio of offshore technology support services on Booth #2541-C at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) exhibition…

New director at Petroleum Safety Authority

May 02, 2013

Anne Næss Myhrvold has taken over today as the director general of the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA). Born in 1996, she has worked for BP Norge since 2002 and has been a member of this company’s top management as head of health…

First cut on Cygnus jackets

May 02, 2013

The ceremonial first cut of steel for the construction of the jackets on the Cygnus gas field project was celebrated today by operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK and partners Centrica Energy and Bayerngas at Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab) Methil yard in Fife…

Spectrum starts Lebanon 3D Seismic

May 02, 2013

Spectrum has announced the start of another Multi-Client 3D survey in the Levantine Basin offshore Lebanon. This new survey covers approximately 2,200 square kilometers and the acquisition will be performed by Polarcus using its 12-streamer vessel 'Adira'…

FOGL targeting Falklands drilling H2 2013

May 02, 2013

Falklands exploration firm Falkland Oil & Gas (FOGL) has said it will be continuing its 3D seismic acquisition campaign and looking for drilling targeting for exploration drilling in the second half of this year. The firm's 3D seismic programme is covering more 10…

Saipem picks BMT for riser monitoring

May 02, 2013

Saipem has contracted BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd,  to provide riser monitoring systems for two Free Standing Risers (FSHRs) and four Steel Lazy Wave Risers (SLWRs) for the Sapinhoá Norte and Cernambi Sul pre-salt fields offshore Brazil…

Shell's Voser to retire

May 02, 2013

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell today announced that Peter Voser, as Chief Executive Officer, has elected to retire from the Company in the first half of 2014. Peter Voser was appointed CEO with effect from July 2009 and has been an Executive Director since 2004…

Expert Access: New Drilling Fluid Offers Environmental Advantages

May 02, 2013

This event aired on May 29, 2013 Click to AccessJoin Dr. James Gaertner, director of research and development at ViChem Specialty Products, on May 29, 2013, for a live presentation and Q&A on a new water-based mud that balances performance and compliance…

OTC.13: Trelleborg exhibits sealing materials range

May 01, 2013

After comprehensive third-party testing, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions now has 20 best-in-class materials qualified to stringent API and ISO specifications. The wide range of approved compounds, from elastomers to PEEK and PTFE based compounds…

Viking Offshore breaks ground in Singapore for R&D center

May 01, 2013

Viking Offshore & Marine Limited announced on 26 April 2013, that it would invest up to S$15 million to set up a dedicated innovation hub in Singapore to house and invest in promising offshore and marine companies. Mr. Andy Lim,…

OTC.13: Douglas-Westwood highlights Mozambique

May 01, 2013

Energy advisors Douglas-Westwood announced that R. Michael Haney, Director of the firm’s Houston office, will deliver a talk at next week’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. The talk is titled “Overview of Mozambique’s Oil and Gas Sector…

Innovation is highlighted by OTC.13 Spotlight Award Winners

May 01, 2013

This year’s group of Spotlight Award winners at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC.13) brings advances in all areas of offshore activity. Advances were generated in drilling, logging, operational control, robotic intervention and more…

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