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Nord Stream 2 Launch Facing Delays

May 17, 2019

Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project to Germany may launch in 2020, rather than the end of 2019, due to delays in obtaining permits from Denmark, Interfax news agency on Friday quoted Nord Stream 2 AG as saying.The Russian-led company has two pending route applications with Danish authorities, the first of which was submitted more than two years ago, but it was asked in March to assess a third route option in Danish waters…

North Sea Fields Shut for Pipeline Repairs

May 16, 2019

Production at oilfields that feed into North Sea crude grade Flotta Gold has been shut down due to repairs on the main pipeline to the export terminal in Scotland, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.'We are carrying out repairs to a…

One Dead After Saipem Vessel Blast

May 13, 2019

One of the 14 people injured after an explosion on a pipe-laying vessel in the Caspian Sea operated by Italian oil service group Saipem has died, a Saipem spokeswoman said on Monday.The explosion took place on May 8.'Saipem deeply regrets to…

Pipelayer Blast Injures 14

May 09, 2019

An explosion has struck an oil-industry vessel in the Caspian Sea, injuring 14 people, the ship's operator, Italian engineering firm Saipem, said on Thursday.The ship, the Israfil Huseynov, was involved in maintenance work linked to the Shah Deniz II project…

Worley, OGTC to Test New Gas Tieback Tech

May 09, 2019

An Australian engineering house is partnering with a UK technology organisation to test a prototype system that could enable longer distance subsea tiebacks to be built.Worley’s INTECSEA consultancy is working with the UK's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on the project…

TechnipFMC Bags Barossa SPS Project

May 09, 2019

US oil major ConocoPhillips has picked TechnipFMC to supply the subsea production system for its Barossa in the Timor Sea, offshore Australia, according to partner Australian oil and gas producer Santos . The contract includes the engineering…

SNC Lavalin on Woodside's Scarborough Project

May 09, 2019

Canadian headquartered engineering group SNC-Lavalin has been awarded two sub-contracts to support Woodside's Scarborough gas field development project in Western Australia.Under the two contracts, SNC-Lavalin will provide front end engineering…

Airborne, Simeros Target New Riser Technology

May 08, 2019

Dutch technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and Brazilian engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES are working together to deliver the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) risers in deepwater Brazil. The two companies announced that…

Nexans to Power Vigdis Boosting Station

May 08, 2019

French cable firm Nexans has been picked to supply a power umbilical for Equinor's Vigdis subsea boosting station in the Norwegian North Sea.New all-electric actuated subsea boosting station, the industry's first all-electric boosting station…

TechnipFMC Wins Thunder Horse Expansion Gig

May 07, 2019

BP has awarded TechnipFMC an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract subsea systems on its Thunder Horse South Expansion 2 Project located in the Gulf of Mexico.Project sanction on the Thunder Horse project…

Composites for Pipeline Repair

May 03, 2019

When properly designed and applied, composite materials, which have been used for pipeline repairs since the 1980s, can outlast the steel being repaired in offshore environments.Even with a decades-long track record, says Matt Green, VP of technical services at ClockspringNRI…

Solitaire on Nord Stream 2 Job in Russia

May 02, 2019

Allseas-owned pipelay vessel Solitaire has started laying the first line of the Nord Stream 2 twin gas pipeline in Russian waters.Solitaire will spend about a month constructing one of the two  approximately 100-kilometres-long sections in the Russian territorial sea…

EU: New Rules Apply to Nord Stream 2

Apr 25, 2019

The European Union executive on Thursday said its stance on Nord Stream 2 is law and will not change, despite receiving letter from the gas pipeline threatening legal action if it is not exempt from new energy rules.The bloc amended its energy…

Petrobras Halts P-25 Platform Due to Pipeline Leak

Apr 23, 2019

Brazil's state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it had halted production at its P-25 platform in the Albacora offshore field, after detecting a leak in a pipeline.The leak was detected on Monday around dawn and had spilled 941 liters…

Saipem Settles South Stream Dispute

Apr 23, 2019

South Stream Transport, which is responsible for the construction and operation of the TurkStream Offshore Pipeline, and the Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem have settled the arbitration concerning the South Stream offshore pipeline installation contract entered into on March 14…

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