Schlumberger has acquired Gedco, a Calgary-based provider of integrated geophysical survey design software and services. Gedco, which becomes part of the WesternGeco business unit, developed the OMNI 3D seismic survey design and modeling system and the VISTA 2D/3D seismic data processing package.
Following the 2011 acquisition of Smit’s terminal and anchor handling tug supply activities by Lamnalco, the marines services group has been officially rebranded Smit Lamnalco. Chief executive Daan Koornneef said the new identity reflected the…
Building on its strategic partnership with meteorology and risk assessment firm StormGeo, DNV has acquired the right to purchase 22.6% of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue.
Technip has entered into an agreement to acquire Stone & Webster process technologies and the associated oil and gas engineering capabilities from The Shaw Group for a cash consideration of approximately €225 million.
UAE-based Topaz Energy & Marine has signed phase one of a US$ 330 million loan agreement with a syndicate of banks towards the refinancing of some of its existing loans. As well as extra liquidity, the deal paves the way for new investments in Topaz’s offshore support vessel operations.
Valle Silencioso, a company managed by Sophia Capital, now has a 95.8% stock holding in pipeline coatings and subsea thermal insulation specialist Socotherm following the acquisition of 50% of the outstanding shares of SO-4 Ltd from 4D Global Energy Investment…
Newly acquired West Engineering Services joined the Lloyd’s Register stable on 1 May in a move the class society believes will secure its position as the premier independent risk-management organisation supporting the global offshore drilling industry…
Craig Clarke has been named VP Americas for the Aberdeen-headquartered EFC Group, based in Houston. He was previously the company’s Asia Pacific BDM.
Venkatraman Sheshashayee succeeds the retiring Chan Mun Lye as CEO of Singapore vessel operator Jaya Holdings. Max Alexander Hafstad Hartvigsen becomes the company’s president, offshore.
Dana Ourso (pictured) has joined InterMoor as HR manager in the company’s Morgan City, Louisiana office. He was previously with the Shaw Group, Global Industries, Albemarle and J Ray McDermott.
Jaeho Ko (pictured) has been appointed president and CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), replacing Sang-Tae Nam who served as CEO for six years.
Subsea cables specialist Alan Jordan has joined Jee as a principal cables engineer.
Carlos Chagas de Oliveira, Jnr (pictured) has been promoted to GM Brazil of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services company Greene’s Energy Group, based in Macaé.
Pekka Vauramo steps up from COO to EVP marine at Cargotec effective 1 August. He will continue as deputy to CEO Mikael Mäkinen. Olli Isotalo switches from EVP marine to EVP terminals and Unto Ahtola, currently EVP terminals, transfers to EVP development projects.
Chris Mann (pictured) has been appointed operations director Scottish-based pipeline rehabilitation specialist Swagelining. He previously served as an offshore construction manager with BP West Africa.