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DNV GL wins Statoil MSA

Jun 02, 2016

Statoil has awarded DNV GL - Oil & Gas a master service agreement (MSA) that includes a broad scope of studies on topics such as safety, platform technology, structural reanalysis and pipeline technology. In addition, it offers hull and structural inspection services…

Well-Centric invests in Dyce base

Jun 01, 2016

Wellhead servicing specialist Well-Centric is investing £300,000 in a significant expansion of its workshop facilities in Dyce, Aberdeen. The upgrade of the Dyce workshop will provide additional capacity and allows Well-Centric to offer its maintenance…

BP inks Actemium for Angola FPSOs

May 26, 2016

The oil and gas division of Vinci Energie's industrial processes unit Actemium has won a US multi-million contract with BP Angola.   The ”two-asset” agreement, the first of its kind for BP’s Angolan operations, will see Actemium become…

Forum delivers PLRs to North Africa

May 16, 2016

Forum Energy Technologies delivered nine of its largest subsea Pig Launchers and Receivers (PLRs) and laydown heads to a project in North Africa.  The PLRs have been deployed as part of a development of nine subsea wells, which vary from 4-24in size…

Tracerco completes Houston facility upgrade

May 16, 2016

Tracerco, part of the FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey, has completed a US$5 million upgrade of their facilities in Houston. The new facilities include an environmentally controlled subsea simulation tank to prepare their subsea diagnostic technologies prior to mobilization offshore…

Shell extends Wood Group North Sea contracts

May 05, 2016

Wood Group has been awarded a three-year contract, extending its support of Shell’s eight UK Continental Shelf offshore assets. Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue to deliver maintenance and construction services to the Shearwater, Gannet…

Nexen extends Wood Group contract

Apr 21, 2016

Wood Group has been awarded a five-year contract by Nexen, worth US$150 million. Extending a contract in place since April 2010, Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue to deliver operations, maintenance and technical support across Nexen’s North Sea offshore assets…

MMO Njord job for Aker Solutions

Apr 04, 2016

Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) business in Norway will be the subcontractor of Kværner to provide engineering services for upgrading the semisubmersible platform at the Statoil-operated Njord A oilfield. The…

BP extends Subsea 7 IRM job

Mar 02, 2016

Subsea 7 has won a contract extension from BP for subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in the North Sea. Under the agreement, Subsea 7 will provide BP with an additional two years of IRM delivery, extending the contract to 2019…

FPSOs at forefront

Mar 01, 2016

Despite the ongoing bribery investigations, Petrobras is ploughing ahead with new FPSOs. Pietro Ferreira, of the Energy Industries Council, outlines current contracting activity in Brazil and in Mexico. Ferreira…

All in the water

Mar 01, 2016

For subsea separation and produced water re-injection or discharge to really take hold, technology gaps in subsea water quality measurement must be closed. Progress is being made, says NEL’s Ming Yang. Marlim Subsea Separation System…

Tracerco technology arrives in Australasia

Feb 26, 2016

Tracerco, an oil and gas service company part of Johnson Matthey, has brought its technology to the Australasia region, permanently basing their equipment at their Western Australia facility in Perth. OTC Spotlight on New Technology 2015 winner…

Fabricom works Cygnus with AVEVA

Feb 05, 2016

Fabricom Offshore Services has been contracted for brownfield modification work on GDF Suez's recently installed Cygnus installation in the southern North Sea. As part of the work, it will use AVEVA's LFM Server and AVEVA Laser Model Interface…

Subsea UK sponsors MATE ROV competition

Feb 04, 2016

At Subsea Expo, Subsea UK has announced that it will sponsor an initiative which inspires budding subsea engineers for a second year.  The body which represents the US$13.1 billion (£9 billion) subsea industry has now committed over $29…

Xodus app screens asset lifecycle

Feb 02, 2016

HAWXEYE, developed by Xodus engineers as an alternative to spreadsheets, is a cloud-based web app geared to screen assets for vibration, erosion and corrosion related issues.  Complex data from monitors and piping and instrumentation…

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