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Emerson bags Shell Prelude automation gig

Sep 07, 2016

Shell Australia awarded Emerson a contract to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. Prelude. Image from Emerson…

Brazilian uptick

Sep 01, 2016

A number of key contracts were awarded in 1H 2016 in Brazil, pointing to a recovery of the local oil and gas sector. The Polvo FPSO (right) while docked at Keppel FELS shipyard. Photo from Keppel…

Wintershall selects Wood Group for maintenance and mods in Norway

Aug 31, 2016

Wood Group has been awarded a four-year frame agreement by Wintershall Norge to tender for provision of modification and maintenance services to assets in the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).  The deal comes with two three-year extension options and is effective immediately…

Emerson inks Total global safety deal

Aug 15, 2016

Total E&P Services awarded Emerson a 10-year contract to provide control and safety system maintenance services that will support Total’s global upstream oil and gas operations. The 10-year frame agreement is part of Total’s Integrated Control and Safety Systems standardization strategy…

IMES in administration, Seanamic steps in

Aug 11, 2016

Assets and activities of inspection, examination and engineering services firm IMES have been bought out of administration by Seanamic Group.  Administrators from KPMG were appointed to IMES on 10 August. The company, which had a turnover of around £5 million…

Damaged drillship hull fixed

Aug 08, 2016

Timing is all-important when repairs to a busy drillship are the order of the day. When Pacific International Drilling West Africa’s (PIDWAL) drillship Pacific Bora suffered damage to the starboard aft hull off the coast of Nigeria, PIDWAL…

Add Energy inks BP maintenance gig

Aug 08, 2016

Add Energy, an international oil and gas upstream consultancy, has agreed a new global maintenance build data centralisation contract with BP. The contract, valued at approximately £15M, is expected to secure jobs for at least 30 people over the next three years…

Stork bags Repsol North Sea work

Jul 21, 2016

Fluor Corp. company Stork, was awarded a two-year fabric maintenance and asset support services contract by Repsol Sinopec Resources UK across six of their North Sea assets. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract award in Q2. Stork will…

Gulf of Mexico opex under spotlight

Jul 11, 2016

Reducing drilling and development spend has largely been the focus of services and equipment providers in the Gulf of Mexico – with the aim of lowering costs at the most capital intensive period of asset lifecycles. Often overlooked,…

Staying ahead of downtime

Jul 01, 2016

Improved visibility and predictive maintenance can help keep operations running, says Rockwell Automation’s Luis Gamboa. Image from iStock. Minimizing downtime is a goal for every offshore oil and gas operation…

PJ Valves open new piping business

Jun 30, 2016

PJ Valves (PJV), a manufacturer and supplier of valves, has started a new piping business, PJ Piping (PJP), in response to demand in the market for a simplified pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) supplier process. Located in Houston, TX, the…

ICR gets Bill Bayliss as chairman

Jun 21, 2016

Integrity, maintenance and engineered solutions group ICR executive chairman Bob Forbes is to retire. He will be replaced by Bill Bayliss who has held multiple senior level appointments in international oil and gas businesses including Brown and Root…

Virtalis, Granite Energy work on VR

Jun 13, 2016

Virtalis has teamed up with Granite Energy to bring Virtual Reality (VR) technology to the Scottish oil and gas sector and to governmental departments with responsibility for infrastructure. MD of Aberdeen-based market development company…

GE wins Gazflot vessel maintenance work

Jun 09, 2016

GE’s Marine Solutions was awarded a service contract by CIMC Raffles to provide the first dry-dock services on two of Gazflot’s semisubmersible drilling vessels, the Northern Lights and Polar Star. During the dry-docking, GE’s Marine…

Petrofac bags Bumi Angola gig

Jun 09, 2016

Petrofac has been awarded a three-year contract to provide a condition monitoring program for Bumi Armada’s Olombendo floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit bound for offshore Angola. Currently under conversion in Singapore…

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