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Iversen to be Songa CEO

May 13, 2013

Songa Offshore has appointed Bjørnar Iversen as its new CEO just months after he joined the company as president of Songa Rig AS. Iversen will take up the new role, based in Cyprus, replacing interim CEO Jens Wilhelmsen, effective as of June 1…

MacGregor crane to debut on Siem Moxie

May 09, 2013

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has developed an offshore crane featuring three-axis motion compensation to carry out installations, repairs, maintenance and general service duties in the renewable energy and oil and gas markets  A 74m infield…

Schoolhill joins forces with Francis Brown

May 09, 2013

Aberdeen-based Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering has signed a collaboration agreement with a North East England fabrication company. The collaboration with Teesside-based Francis Brown Engineering will enable both Schoolhill Hydraulic…

OTC.13: GE launches Visor Insight

May 08, 2013

GE’s Power Conversion business has announced the launch of a new supervisory system designed for remote monitoring and diagnostics of its drives, machines and control systems operating in the field. Visor Asset Management system improves GE’s unique integrated marine systems solution…

OTC.13: Subsea 7 on heated pipelines

May 08, 2013

Technology is a big focus for Subsea 7 during OTC week, with a raft of speakers from the firm talking on everything from Pipe-in-Pipe (PIP) developments to deepwater solutions.  The firm’s latest kit—including the Seven Borealis—is also on show at the firm’s booth (1641)…

OTC.13: GE launches new DP system

May 07, 2013

GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) announces that they are bringing enhanced operability to the company’s Dynamic Positioning (DP) system. The latest version, being launched at OTC, is more energy-efficient, better integrated, and—most importantly—more ’mariner friendly’…

Boskalis wins Shell installation contract

May 07, 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the Malampaya Project off the coast of Palawan Island, in the Republic of the Philippines…

OTC.13: Norway celebrates 40 years

May 06, 2013

OTC is marking a milestone for Innovation Norway this year with not only its largest ever pavilion for Norway but also a celebration of 40 years of the country showing at Houston's annual global oil and gas showcase. The event was marked…

OTC.13: Focus on abandonment issues

May 06, 2013

Rigless abandonment of wells and use of downhole communications will be future trends, according to an OTC paper on well plugging and abandonment. Praful Desai, presenting for Schlumberger, outlined the large number of ageing and non producing wells globally…

OTC.13: GE launches new thruster

May 06, 2013

In a move that could change the way the maritime industry views propulsion technology, GE’s Power Conversion business has increased its offshore systems portfolio with Inovelis, a podded thruster with unmatched fuel efficiency and overall performance…

OTC.13: Tata showcases pipeline solutions

May 06, 2013

Tata Steel will demonstrate its ability to deliver pipeline solutions to some of the world’s most challenging and complex projects at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston May 6-9 2013.  As global demand for key…

OTC.13: Mexico growth for Swire Oilfield Services

May 06, 2013

Swire Oilfield Services, LLC, the world's largest supplier of specialized offshore cargo carrying units to the global energy industry and leading supplier of modular systems, offshore aviation services and fluid management, will exhibit at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston…

OTC.13: HawkEye launch for Expro

May 06, 2013

Leading international oilfield services company, Expro, is celebrating its 40th anniversary at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston by showcasing its investment in new technology and innovation.   As part of that…

OTC.13: Applus launches 3D inspection tool

May 06, 2013

Applus RTD, the global leader in the provision of integrity technology services, today unveiled its most sophisticated ultrasonic 3D inspection technology to date – the latest addition to its revolutionary NDT3D technology range. The…

OTC.13: Equalizer unveils flange spread wedges

May 06, 2013

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama cited America's aging energy, oil & gas and petrochemical infrastructure as cause for concern and that steps should be taken to fix issues before breakdowns occur. Failures and unplanned downtime become an increasing possibility as refineries…

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