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TechnipFMC's 2022 Backlog Hits $9.4B, Driven by Subsea Orders

Feb 24, 2023

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC saw 2022 inbound orders grow to $8.1 billion, a 20% growth versus 2021, and its CEO expects more to come in the future.'We are in the midst of a multi-year growth cycle,' said Doug Pferdehirt, the Chair and CEO of TechnipFMC…

TechnipFMC Nets Substantial Subsea Services Deal with Petrobras

Jan 25, 2023

TechnipFMC said on Tuesday that the Brazilian oil company Petrobras had awarded it a large master services agreement for subsea services. For TechnipFMC, a “substantial” contract is between $250 million and $500 million.The three-year contract has an option to extend for two years…

Baker Hughes Misses Profit Estimate Amid Shortages, Inflation. Oilfield Services & Equipment Sales Up 12%

Jan 23, 2023

Baker Hughes Co on Monday reported results that missed Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit estimate but offered an upbeat outlook on rising demand for oil and natural gas.The oilfield services industry grew last year on higher activity in response to elevated oil prices…

Oilfield Giant SLB Beats Wall St. Q4 Estimates

Jan 20, 2023

Top oilfield services firm SLB on Friday reported results that topped Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on strong global demand for its drilling services and equipment.Formerly called Schlumberger, SLB has benefited from increased…

SLB Wins Russia Business as Oilfield Rivals Exit after Ukraine Invasion

Jan 19, 2023

Following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, world's largest oilfield firm SLB has boosted its business in Russia by cherry-picking service and equipment contracts from rivals who left, according to company documents and people familiar with its operations…

Offshore Services Firm Acteon Names Bruggaier as New CEO

Jan 10, 2023

Offshore energy industry services company Acteon Group Ltd has appointed Dr Bernhard Bruggaier as Group Chief Executive. He succeeded Dr Carl Trowell, effective from January 1, 2023.Bruggaier joined Acteon’s subsidiary MENCK in 1994, became its Managing Director in 1998…

Archer Buys Romar-Abrado

Jan 10, 2023

Oilfield services company Archer Limited has acquired Aberdeenshire-based firm Romar-Abrado, which offers services to the plugging and abandonment market. The acquisition is based on an enterprise value of USD 8 million, plus an earn-out pending trading performance over 2023 to 2025…

Baker Hughes Appoints Ramaswamy as EVP of Industrial & Energy Technology Branch

Jan 09, 2023

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has appointed Ganesh Ramaswamy as executive vice president (EVP) of the Industrial & Energy Technology (IET) business segment, effective Jan. 16. 'Ramaswamy’s appointment is another step in the company’s…

2023 Forecast:: Led by Brazil, Offshore Oilfield Services Spending to Rise

Jan 05, 2023

Offshore exploration and production (E&P) capital expenditures (capex) will shake off the pandemic-induced declines of the past two years and rebound by 20% in 2022, reaching a total $165 billion spent on exploration, wells, and facilities (Figure 1)…

Petra Energy Continues Banang Offshore Field Ops for Petronas

Jan 03, 2023

Petra Energy Berhad has secured a contract extension with Petronas for production, operation, and maintenance services at the Banang offshore oil field. The agreement runs until August 6, 2024. Its scope under the extension includes the provision of production…

Weatherford Names Mitra EVP and CFO

Jan 03, 2023

Oilfield services company Weatherford has appointed Arun Mitra as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Before joining Weatherford, Mitra served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc…

Petrofac to Post Operating Loss for the Year Due to Increased Engineering Costs

Dec 20, 2022

Oilfield services provider Petrofac Ltd on Tuesday forecast an annual operating loss of about $100 million due to challenges in recovering costs in its engineering and construction (E&C) division. The group expects E&C, its largest division…

Saudi Aramco Signs 59 Deals Worth $11B Under iktva Program. Global Oilfield Services Majors Among Suppliers

Nov 22, 2022

Saudi Arabian national oil company Saudi Aramco saod Tuedsay it had signed signed 59 corporate procurement agreements (CPAs) with 51 local and global manufacturers, including oilfield services majors Baker Hughes, Halliburton, SLB, and TechnipFMC…

Petrofac CEO to Step Down. McDermott Man Named as Replacement

Nov 22, 2022

Oilfield services provider Petrofac said on Tuesday that Sami Iskander would step down as chief executive officer at the end of March 2023 and be replaced by Tareq Kawash, a senior executive at energy firm McDermott. Iskander took the helm in…

Kent to Provide Structural Integrity Analysis for INEOS North Sea Platforms

Nov 16, 2022

Kent, an energy services company, said on Wednesday that INEOS UK SNS Ltd. had awarded it a three-year framework contract for structural integrity analysis modeling services.Kent will support the safe and sustainable structural integrity management…

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