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FMC to receive OTC award

Apr 30, 2015

FMC Technologies will be recognized at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) next week with the presentation of a Spotlight on New Technology Award. The award, which honors innovative technologies that significantly impact offshore exploration and production…

Sustainable safety crucial to offshore industry

Apr 09, 2015

On 9 April, thought leaders in the offshore oil sector held an industry discussion focused on the importance of sustainable safety in the offshore oil and natural gas industry. The group included Jack Gerard, president and chief executive for the American Petroleum Institute (API) Randall Luthi…

NEOS completes South Atlantic Margin neoSCAN

Apr 03, 2015

NEOS GeoSolutions (NEOS) completed a neoSCAN study over an approximately 20,000sq km area of investigation (AOI) along the South Atlantic Margin. As part of this project, NEOS integrated and simultaneously interpreted several existing…

Valiant Driller jackup completes move

Mar 30, 2015

Aqualis Offshore completed the marine warranty services for the dry transportation of the mobile offshore drilling unit Valiant Driller jackup from Indonesia to India, where it will operate for ONGC. Aqualis currently provides marine warranty services on 26 rigs offshore India…

SpeedCast to speed up Bayu-Undan IP connection

Mar 26, 2015

ConocoPhillips contracted SpeedCast International Ltd., over a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement for the delivery of satellite communication services to the company’s down under operations. Located 250km southwest of Suai in…

Swiber bags second Indian EPIC order

Mar 26, 2015

Singapore’s Swiber Holdings clinched a sum of US$405.6 million for a series of contracts, including its latest $333 million agreement for engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) services in India. This contract…

Siemens upgrade to 7MW wind turbine

Mar 13, 2015

Siemens has introduced the new Siemens SWT-7.0-154, a generator upgrade to seven megawatt (MW) which delivers nearly ten percent more energy production than the predecessor under offshore wind conditions.  Stronger permanent magnets…

Royal IHC forms IHC IQIP

Mar 06, 2015

Royal IHC (IHC) has integrated four of its business units – IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC Fundex Equipment – into one new organization, operating under the name IHC IQIP.  All four IHC business units have already proved their capabilities on a global scale…

Cuts will get worse before market improves

Mar 03, 2015

Industry cost-cutting and job cuts will get worse before it gets better, industry leaders told a business seminar in Aberdeen on 3 March. But, despite the gloom, they also said that the industry also needed to send out a more positive message…

Petrotechnics' Proscient installations completed

Feb 25, 2015

Petrotechnics has completed the implementation of its Proscient software platform on two UK offshore assets operated by Nexen Petroleum UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp. The platform will play a key role…

Applus RTD's Plant Master and DTI Trekscan

Feb 11, 2015

Applus RTD will exhibit its RTD Plant Master technology at several upcoming conferences in the coming months. RTD Plant Master is a permanently installed, monitoring system, based on ultrasound, which provides continuous wall thickness…

OMV - Production targets to suffer

Jan 29, 2015

Austria's OMV says it is to delay projects, setting back its production targets, due to the 'rapid fall' in oil prices. CEO Gerhard Roiss said the fall in Brent oil prices by 58% since a high in mid-2014 represented a 'seismic shift' for the industry…

Bentley touts SACS V5.7 benefits

Jan 28, 2015

Distributed offshore engineering users of SACS V5.7 are benefiting from the extended information mobility provided through the software’s integration with the ProjectWise project delivery solution as well as enhanced integration with both MOSES and AutoPIPE…

Seabird inks West Africa seismic

Jan 19, 2015

SeaBird Exploration has signed a letter of intent for use of the Northern Explorer for a 2D seismic survey offshore West Africa. The survey will cover about 1700km and is worth about US$1.3 million. The project is expected to start in February and last two weeks.

First Canadian contract for R2S

Jan 14, 2015

Return To Scene has won its first contract for the R2S photographic capture in Canada via Canadian distributor NSB Energy. Work on the contract, worth about US$ 800,000, has already started, said the firm. Return To Scene’s innovative…

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