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Kongsberg to Equip New Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Sep 25, 2018

Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract worth approximately $13 million to equip a new heavy lift crane vessel for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) with an innovative technology suite. The vessel, a customized Ulstein Design & Solutions BV design…

Jumbo to Transport, Install FSRU Mooring System

Sep 25, 2018

Jumbo has been awarded the transportation and Installation of a FSRU Mooring System including riser and umbilical, off the coast of Aracaju, Sergipe.Jumbo’s Offshore division was awarded the contract by Sapura to perform the transportation and…

Guyana Puts Oil Auctions on Hold

Sep 25, 2018

Guyana has put planned oil auctions on hold as the impoverished South American country works to establish a Department of Energy to oversee the energy boom, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said on Monday.Since 1999, Guyana has awarded a group…

Ashtead Delivers Installation Monitoring Services to Subsea 7

Sep 25, 2018

Subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology said it has completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Subsea 7 in support of Equinor’s Utgard development, located in blocks 15/8 (NCS) and 16/18a (UKCS) of the central North Sea.The contract…

Marine Survey Work Starts for Greenlink Interconnector

Sep 25, 2018

The subsea field work for the Greenlink interconnector, one of Europe’s most important infrastructure projects, gets under way with the launch of the first of MMT’s survey vessels, MV Franklin.The offshore and nearshore surveying along the proposed…

Total Buys Chevron's Interest in Danish Underground Consortium

Sep 25, 2018

French oil and gas major Total said it has agreed to take all of Chevron's share capital in the Danish Underground Consortium (DUC), which will increase its stake in the project and expand its North Sea presence.The acquisition comes a day after…

Alpha Completes Record Number of Blade Inspections

Sep 25, 2018

Alpha Offshore Service reports it has completing more than 4,000 offshore wind turbine blade inspections to date in 2018, a company record. This is an increase of 56 percent compared to 2017, which was previously its most productive period.The…

Hess Has No Plans to Sell Remaining Asian Assets

Sep 25, 2018

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp has no intention to sell its assets in Asia as the region provides good, steady cash flow and a stable political environment, a senior company executive told Reuters on Tuesday.While the company sold assets in Thailand…

Lundin Petroleum Says Arctic Oil Test Points to Bigger Reservoir

Sep 25, 2018

Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum expects to increase its resource estimate for the Alta discovery in Norway's Arctic region following a successful two-month production test.Finding significant oil reserves in the Norwegian Arctic has been challenging for oil firms…

Big Oil Readies Brazil Offshore Bets

Sep 24, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corp , Royal Dutch Shell Plc and other companies will gather on Friday in possibly their last crack at Brazil's coveted offshore oil for another four years, as a wide-open election spurs fears about barriers to foreign investment…

New Service for Offshore Blade Inspections

Sep 24, 2018

WTG blade assessments are usually costly and time consuming. EWPL Ocean aggregates tasks and wind turbines in scope for blade assessment into its service train and can offer this service at an attractive price, with no weather risk.ESVAGT said it has joined forces with Wind Power Lab…

CNOOC Becomes China’s First OPITO Approved Safety Trainer

Sep 24, 2018

The largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural gas in China, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has become the country’s first organization certified to train workers to OPITO safety standards.Its safety training facility…

Rowan Norway Awarded Turkish Petroluem Contract

Sep 24, 2018

Rowan Companies plc announced that the Rowan Norway, an N-Class ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig, has been awarded a two-well contract in the Mediterranean Sea by Turkish Petroleum with an estimated duration 100-140 days. The contract is expected to commence in late 2018…

Arkona Offshore Wind Farm Comes Online

Sep 24, 2018

The Arkona offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea has supplied the first electricity into the German electricity grid.The 385 MW project, operated by E.ON in partnership with Equinor, when completed can deliver power to approximately 400…

Ampelmann Wins Five North Sea Contracts

Sep 24, 2018

Offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann said it has won five new contracts for its Walk to Work (W2W) solutions in the offshore wind market over the course of September. These projects will see two A-type and three E-type systems installed on vessels operating in the North Sea…

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