Platform News


Odfjell gets Mariner drilling work

Apr 10, 2013

Statoil has awarded the contract for drilling services on the Mariner platform on the UK continental shelf to UK-based Odfjell Drilling.'Mariner is the largest new offshore development in the UK in more than a decade. Over its lifetime the project…

AquaTerra wins Fairfield work

Apr 09, 2013

Leading Rope Access Specialists, AquaTerra Solutions Ltd, has been awarded a multimillion pound three year contract for its specialist access services in Leg Intervention Work. The contract work scope, which includes an array of construction and upgrade work…

DUC announces $800M investment

Apr 05, 2013

Bladt-built Nini East platformThe Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) has announced investment of US$800million on a new platform in Denmark's sector of the North Sea. The facility, to be built by Danish firm Bladt Industries A/S, will be to expand the Tyra Southeast development…

Apply Leirvik linked up for Ivar Aasen living quarters

Apr 03, 2013

Singapore-based SMOE has awarded a Letter of Intent for the delivery of the living quarters for the Ivar Aasen platform to Apply. Det norske is the operator of the Ivar Aasen field.The project will be carried out by Apply’s business area LQ & Helidecks…

Tamar in production

Apr 01, 2013

Production from the Tamar field offshore Israel started at the weekend, it has been reported.Tamar field (Image: Delek)The gas from the field 80km offshore Haifa was expected to reach Israel’s port city of Ashdod by yesterday afternoon, Israel's Energy and Water Ministry said…

Green light for Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog

Mar 25, 2013

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA has as operator been authorized to develop the Ivar Aasen-field in the North Sea.The plan for development and operation of Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog were approved on Friday. Det Norske has a 3.3% share in Gina Krog…

Seahorse platform license for SLP

Mar 24, 2013

Sembmarine SLP Ltd (SLP), a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an exclusive license by Seahorse Platform Partners Ltd (SPPL) to use its patented SEAHARVESTERTM and SeaHorseTM technology in the design…

MECO to build new desalination system

Mar 21, 2013

MECO to build a second prototype Prototype system for Office of Naval Research to produce 4,000 g/d. Louisiana-based MECO has been selected by The Office of Naval Research (ONR) to construct a new prototype advanced desalination system…

Taqa reports platform leak

Mar 03, 2013

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, can confirm that a hydrocarbon release was detected in one of the Cormorant Alpha platform legs in the northern UK North Sea. It has now been contained with no further hydrocarbon release…

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