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North Sea pipeline glitch nearly resolved

Oct 25, 2013

Production is due to ramp up from a number of fields in the North Sea after a restriction imposed by the operator of the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) gets eased. BP, operator of CATS, initiated the restriction after off-specification…

Ceramic coatings can prevent corrosion

Oct 21, 2013

Corrosion has long been the bane of the oil industry. Now new approaches and coatings are resolving the difficulties and providing intriguing possibilities for offshore pipelines, explains Tony Collins of EonCoat. In the oil and gas industry…

Petronas awards contract offshore Sarawak

Oct 12, 2013

On 27 Sept 2013, Malaysia's Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced the award of a new Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract to a joint venture between France's Technip and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd…

ACTE13: Dow insulation for subsea applications

Oct 01, 2013

Dow Chemical Co. announced a milestone in the commercialization of the DOW NEPTUNE™ Advanced Subsea Flow Assurance Insulation System at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in New Orleans.…

Record PIG run on Nord Stream

Sep 26, 2013

Nord Stream has completed what is has described as a record-setting PIG run by running a pipeline inspection guage (PIG) along a 1224km route over 10 days. The run was to carry out a comprehensive inspection of the internal condition of both the Nord Straem pipelines…

Sonar Equipment delivers multi-sensor ROV

Sep 26, 2013

Great Yarmouth-based Sonar Equipment Services (SES) delivered its first multi-sensor ROV survey package to Calecore’s marine survey division, Calesurvey. SES has integrated, tested and mobilized a complex array of survey and subsea equipment…

Technip on Statoil riser renewal campaign

Sep 24, 2013

Technip has been awarded a contract by Statoil for the fabrication and supply of flexible risers for several fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract includes options for further risers and flowlines. The flexible pipes…

Enochdhu gets green light

Sep 17, 2013

A plan by ConocoPhillips (UK) and co-venturer Chevron North Sea to develop the central North Sea Enochdhu field has been approved by the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).  ConocoPhillips, operator, expects first production to start in late 2014…

Jumbo Wins Pipelay Contract From Sigur Ros

Sep 16, 2013

Jumbo announced that it has been awarded a contract by Malaysian pipelay contractor Sigur Ros. Under the contract, Jumbo will oversee transportation and installation of 126 gravity anchor spreads in water depths up to 1400m (4593ft), using the heavy-lift vessel…

Cortez works on FPSO

Sep 16, 2013

Subsea services and technology company Cortez Subsea has been awarded £1.5million of contracts across its pipeline installation and decommissioning services during Q3, 2013. The Aberdeen-based firm has completed the first phase of work on a North Sea floating production…

Subsea 7 on GoM Cardona project

Sep 13, 2013

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract worth more than US$70 million by Stone Energy for the development of the Cardona field in the US Gulf of Mexico. The scope includes engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of flowlines…

Kashagan starts producing

Sep 11, 2013

The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC), on behalf of the North Caspian Sea PSA consortium, has said the first well was opened and the initial volumes of oil are being produced from the Kashagan field. The first phase of production is from eight wells on an artificial island complex…

OE13: Record bundle activity

Sep 05, 2013

Subsea 7 is currently experiencing the busiest period of bundle design/installation activity ever, Subsea 7’s bundle design manager, Martin Goodlad, told the session Advances in Subsea Construction and Technology yesterday. A record eight…

OE13: Championing pipe-in-pipe technology

Sep 05, 2013

McDermott International’s director of global subsea engineering, Mark Dixon, made the case for pipe-in-pipe technology during yesterday morning’s presentation Emerging Technologies in the Subsea Sector. While pipe-in-pipe is not a new technology…

FoundOcean opens Houston office

Sep 04, 2013

FoundOcean announced the opening of its newest office in Houston, Texas to support its expansion overseas. 'Houston is recognized as the energy capital of the world, with almost half of its economic activity driven by the energy industry – particularly oil and gas…

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