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Torhaug to head DNV Research

Nov 28, 2012

Rune TorhaugDet Norske Veritas (DNV) has appointed Rune Torhaug as the new Managing Director for DNV Research and Innovation. He has worked internationally with leadership roles in DNV Energy, DNV Maritime and DNV Business Assurance.Torhaug has a strong background in risk and reliability…

UTEC nets SBM Offshore framework

Nov 28, 2012

Carlos PintoUTEC has been awarded a multi-year framework agreement with SBM Offshore, the company announced on 27 November 2012.UTEC will provide offshore survey and positioning services carrying its construction vessel fleet, initially…

Aquatic names Bamford VP commercial

Nov 28, 2012

Jenny BamfordAquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Jenny Bamford as vice president commercial and part of its senior leadership team.Bamford is an experienced business professional…

Subsea 7 wins Shell extension

Nov 28, 2012

Seven AtlanticShell Upstream International Europe has awarded Subsea 7 a two-year extension on both of its underwater services contracts worth approximately $360 million, Subsea 7 announced on 27 November 2012.Under these contracts, Subsea 7 will continue to provide subsea construction…

BP picks McKay to lead Upstream

Nov 27, 2012

Lamar McKayLamar McKay has been chosen as Chief Executive of Upstream at BP, the company announced on 23 November 2012.McKay will lead BP's combined Upstream business, comprising the Exploration, Developments and Production divisions together with the Upstream strategy and integration team…

France regroups for subsea success

Nov 23, 2012

The need to help small companies in a French offshore industry that has always punched above its weight was a key factor behind the recent amalgamation of the country’s leading oil & gas trade bodies. Meg Chesshyre reviews this and other talking points at the latest Subsea Europe gathering in Paris…

Hammerfest production shut

Nov 20, 2012

Photo: Harald Pettersen / StatoilProduction at Statoil's Hammerfest LNG plant in Melkøya was shut after a power failure on Monday, the company announced on 19 November 2012.The power went down just before 2:30 p.m. and remained down for approximately 20 minutes…

Production resumes at Troll C

Nov 19, 2012

Production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea has been resumed, following a shutdown on 15 November due to corrosion found in some tanks on the auxiliary system for treating gas.'A great effort has been made during the weekend to plan the repair work…

Troll C production shutdown

Nov 19, 2012

Production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea has been temporarily halted pending further investigation of corrosion found in the auxiliary system for gas treatment, Statoil announced on 15 November 2012.During a scheduled inspection…

Shell boosts Schiehallion stake

Nov 19, 2012

Schiehallion FPSOShell has acquired 5.9% of Murphy Schiehallion Limited's stake in the Schiehallion field west of Shetlands, the supermajor announced on 14 November 2012.Shell now holds 55% stake in Schiehallion field. The move will offer…

Drilling begins on Sverdrup appraisal

Nov 19, 2012

Transocean WinnerLundin has spud an appraisal well on the northeastern flank of the Johan Sverdrup discovery, the company announced on 13 November 2013.The 16/2-16 well will be used to gather information on the recently drilled 16/2-13A in PL501 and 16/2-10 well in PL265…

Proserv wins Cygnus topside controls

Nov 12, 2012

Proserv workerAMEC has chosen Proserv to supply topside control equipment for GDF Suez's Cygnus field development on the southern North Sea, Proserv announced on 8 November 2012.Under the terms of the $1.9 million contract, Proserv will supply the design…

Boulder Relocation

Nov 10, 2012

Aberdeen-based Ecosse Subsea Systems used its Scar1 trenching tool on a seabed clearance project for the Total operated Laggan-Tormore project West of Shetland. The system was deployed to remove up to 1000 boulders that were stalling cablelaying and umbilical installation work…

Total fire protection

Nov 10, 2012

Specialist firefighting knowledge, strategic support and equipment is to be provided by Chubb Fire & Security for Total E&P UK under a five-year contract. Chubb’s Offshore Marine division will deliver the renewed contract, which covers the operator’s Alwyn North…

Allison Walker steps up at Falck Nutec

Nov 10, 2012

Allison Walker has stepped up from UK sales manager to director of sales & marketing at health and safety training specialist Falck Nutec, based at the firm's Aberdeen training centre in Dyce.

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