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DONG hires WSP for wind farm engineering

Jul 25, 2014

DONG Energy, Denmark's largest energy company, has awarded three contracts to civil engineering group WSP for design work on the onshore substations for three offshore wind farms. WSP says detailed design on the projects is now underway…

Engineering challenges discussed

Mar 25, 2014

The challenges associated with the analysis and design of offshore engineering equipment will be discussed at the next SPE talk in Aberdeen. Offshore marine equipment can be physically complex, expensive, safety critical and required to operate in harsh environments…

University launches subsea engineering program

Nov 01, 2013

The University of Houston’s Subsea Engineering program is the first of its kind in the US. The program—founded by mechanical engineering professor and director of UH Subsea, Matthew Franchek— is in its inaugural year operating with a 10-course…

Severn Glocon acquires Calidus Engineering

Aug 01, 2013

Severn Glocon Group acquired HPHT company, Calidus Engineering. Now renamed Severn Subsea Technologies Ltd., the company will provide research, development and test facilities to enhance Severn Glocon’s subsea valves capability.   A former subsidiary of Badger Explorer (Norway)…

Technip buys Norwegian engineering firm

Mar 13, 2013

Technip announces the acquisition of Ingenium AS, a highly-experienced offshore engineering and services contractor located in Oslo, Norway. Ingenium AS designs and develops mechanical and electro-hydraulic tools and equipment, for the offshore oil and gas industry…

Bill Smart appointed North America BDM for Aquatic Engineering & Construction

Feb 01, 2013

Aquatic Engineering & Construction, an Acteon company, has appointed Bill Smart business development manager, North America. Smart joins Aquatic from Prime Source Packaging, where he was vice president of sales & service. Previously…

Sonar for engineering

Jan 04, 2013

Figure 1.Figure 2.Figure 3.Figure 4.Figure 5.The use of high resolution sonar in project planning for subsea applications is discussed in this article by Kongsberg Maritime subsea acoustics specialist Ian Florence and senior subsea engineer Craig Wallace…

David Porter named president of Crystal Engineering

Dec 07, 2012

David Porter has been named president of Crystal Engineering. He has been with the company for nine years.

Bill Smart appointed North America BDM for Aquatic Engineering & Construction

Dec 07, 2012

Bill Smart has been appointed North America BDM for Aquatic Engineering & Construction. He previously served in engineering and project management roles with Oceaneering Intervention Engineering, Oil States and Global Compression Services.

Reservoir engineering software

Nov 10, 2012

The newly released Roxar Tempest 7.0 integrated reservoir engineering software suite from Emerson Process Management is said to provide a single, consistent interface to E&P reservoir engineers. Operating alongside Emerson Roxar’s RMS, the system…

David Hunt and Faris Lutfy head up an expanded engineering division at Ecosse Subsea Systems

Oct 12, 2012

David Hunt and Faris Lutfy head up an expanded engineering division at Aberdeen-based Ecosse Subsea Systems. Both are chartered engineers, Hunt hailing from Flexlife and Acergy and Lutfy from Subsea 7 and DOF Subsea UK.

Greg Hewitt becomes Asia Pacific region GM and John Hunter appointed project engineering manager

Oct 12, 2012

John Hunter has been appointed project engineering manager at Divex’s Westhill, Scotland headquarters. Greg Hewitt becomes the saturation diving systems supplier’s Asia Pacific region GM.

Mark Hutchinson appointed head of advanced engineering by the Xodus Group

Jul 19, 2012

Dr Mark Hutchinson has been appointed to the new position of head of advanced engineering by the Xodus Group and is tasked with promoting technical engineering excellence on the oil & gas consultancy’s projects. He joins from global…

Jim Macklin named VP projects and engineering at InterMoor

May 27, 2012

Jim Macklin (pictured) has been named VP projects and engineering at InterMoor, based in Houston. He joins from Helix Energy Solutions Group, where he was director of special projects.

Simulating Perdidos transient engineering

Aug 09, 2010

Increased uncertainties about operating in ultra-deepwater typically result in over-designed production systems with resulting increased costs. Prasanna Parthasarathy and Kellin Nelson of MSi Kenny and Shell's Howard Littell discuss how high…

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