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The New Offshore Engineer Magazine has Arrived

Jan 25, 2019

The inaugural edition of the relaunched Offshore Engineer magazine is now available, in print and online.Inside the January/February issue you'll find insight on the technologies and projects driving the offshore energy industry, including:FLNGThe…

Shrinking Numbers of Jobless Could Mean Engineer Scarcity

Nov 20, 2018

Norway’s overall, oil-fueled economic expansion may be hampering the offshore industry from recruiting the engineering talent it needs, just as signs of recovery appear from segment-to-segment.More openly than ever, a Norway-based offshore industry…

'Recovery' Led by OSVs with Engineers On Board

Nov 14, 2018

A report back in 2014 from numbers crunchers Rystad Energy — about the timing of an upturn for subsea engineering — appears to be proving largely true. Recovery, it said, would begin haltingly in two parts: first subsea services and then subsea equipment…

Stress Engineering Delivers Monitoring System to Noble Corporation

Oct 04, 2018

Houston-based Stress Engineering Services has delivered a state-of-the-art real-time drilling riser and wellhead monitoring system (RFMS), in conjunction with its Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) process for Noble Corporation’s ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Tom Madden…

Aker Bets on Software Engineers for Its Oil Business

Sep 19, 2018

When the owners of Norwegian oil firm Aker BP decided to digitise its assets and operations, they searched high and low for the right software company. But they failed to find a suitable one.So instead they set up their own, Cognite, to create digital maps of Aker BP's oil industry assets…

Petrofac Secures Well Engineering Contracts

Sep 13, 2018

Petrofac has strengthened its global Well Engineering contracts portfolio following a series of award wins worth a combined value of around $20 million.Petrofac secured an exclusive five-year Well Operator Services contract from independent Exploration & Production company…

Chrysaor picks DNV GL for engineering services

Nov 10, 2017

DNV GL has secured a combined engineering services agreement with Chrysaor to deliver a unique range of services to the company in support of its North Sea operations. Chrysaor recently completed the acquisition of a package of assets in the UK North Sea from Shell for US$3 billion…

Stress Engineering, DeepMar team up

Jun 05, 2017

Stress Engineering Services (SES) has teamed up with DeepMar Consulting to expand its existing upstream service offerings. The integrated team will work alongside clients to increase assurance of successful projects in regards to health, safety and environment (HSE)…

An engineer’s engineer

Apr 01, 2017

Steve Hamlen catches up with Tony Trapp, executive chairman of Osbit, and subsea industry pioneer who recently won the MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). Tony Trapp Photo from Osbit…

Wood Group starts detailed Leviathan engineering

Mar 02, 2017

Engineering firm Wood Group has started detailed engineering on the Leviathan field development platform after completing front-end engineering and design (FEED) on the project.  Leviathan is Noble Energy's giant gas field project in the Mediterranean Sea…

Software engineering

Nov 01, 2016

National Instruments’ Charlotte Nicolaou shows how software systems are helping to create installation tools as well as helping to design offshore wind systems in the renewables sector. Houlder’s pile gripper arms…

Trelleborg delivers NC3 floatover equipment to PAPE

Oct 17, 2016

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has successfully completed its supply of floatover equipment for the Petronas NC3 gas field, located in Block SK316, 200km north of Bintulu, Sarawak in Malaysia.   Trelleborg provided PAPE Engineering…

ADC inks BP engineering work

Jul 19, 2016

Rig inspection consultancy Aberdeen Drilling Consultants (ADC) has been awarded a contract by BP to provide engineering services support to more than 14 countries worldwide. ADC will deliver rig site assessments at all stages of operations…

Chevron picks Atkins for Australian engineering

Jun 22, 2016

UK-based engineering firm Atkins has been awarded a contract with Chevron Australia to provide engineering support services for the oil and gas major’s Western Australian-based assets. The agreement includes provision of a range of onshore…

Majors join forces in engineering JIP

May 18, 2016

Fifteen leading offshore companies, including Shell, Chevron, and McDermott International, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish engineering industry standards known as the Standardization Unified Joint Industry Project (JIP)…

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