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DeepOcean

Jun 26, 2012

CTC Marine Projects, Trico Offshore and Deep Ocean AS, all subsidiaries of Norway’s DeepOcean Group Holding, have been rebranded DeepOcean. ‘The move is more than a name change,’ said group CEO Bart Heijermans. ‘We will operate as one company…

JDR Cables

Jun 26, 2012

High-performance subsea cables and umbilical systems supplier JDR Cables has completed its £30 million investment in its state-of-theart UK manufacturing plant in Hartlepool (OE September 2009). JDR, the UK’s sole supplier of sub-sea array cable…

Kvaerner

Jun 26, 2012

A new Goliath gantry crane that will increase yard lifting capacity from 350t to 800t and enable two topside projects to be worked on in parallel is among the big-ticket items in Kvaerner’s planned NKr250 million upgrade of its Stord facilities in Norway…

Proserv

Jun 26, 2012

Aberdeen-headquartered Proserv, backed by private equity firm Intervale Capital, has acquired the subsea controls business of Weatherford International. The deal includes more than 300 personnel and all control systems operations in the UK, Norway, North America, the Middle East and the Far East.

Technip

Jun 26, 2012

Technip has entered into an agreement to acquire Stone & Webster process technologies and the associated oil and gas engineering capabilities from The Shaw Group for a cash consideration of approximately €225 million.

Craig Clarke named VP Americas for EFC Group

Jun 26, 2012

Craig Clarke has been named VP Americas for the Aberdeen-headquartered EFC Group, based in Houston. He was previously the company’s Asia Pacific BDM.

Alan Jordan joins Jee

Jun 26, 2012

Subsea cables specialist Alan Jordan has joined Jee as a principal cables engineer.

Pekka Vauramo steps up to EVP marine at Cargotec

Jun 26, 2012

Pekka Vauramo steps up from COO to EVP marine at Cargotec effective 1 August. He will continue as deputy to CEO Mikael Mäkinen. Olli Isotalo switches from EVP marine to EVP terminals and Unto Ahtola, currently EVP terminals, transfers to EVP development projects.

Chris Mann appointed operations director Swagelining

Jun 26, 2012

Chris Mann (pictured) has been appointed operations director Scottish-based pipeline rehabilitation specialist Swagelining. He previously served as an offshore construction manager with BP West Africa.

Åge Landro returns to AGR Field Operation

Jun 26, 2012

Åge Landro (pictured), former EVP of AGR Field Operation, has returned to the Norwegian group as EVP strategy & integration. Landro moved to Oceaneering in December last year when AGR completed its sale of the field operations business unit to Oceaneering.

Erik-Jan Bijvank appointed SVP UK and Africa at Stork Technical Services

Jun 26, 2012

Dave Workman has been appointed to the new position of COO and Erik-Jan Bijvank (pictured) as SVP UK and Africa at Stork Technical Services, based in Aberdeen. Workman served as CEO of the former RBG business, which Stork acquired in May 2011…

Daljit Gill new COO of Energean Oil & Gas Group

Jun 26, 2012

Daljit Gill became COO of Energean Oil & Gas Group, an independent E&P company with operations in Greece and Egypt, on 1 June. He joined from Weatherford International, where he served as VP global business development based in The Netherlands, and had previously worked for Shell and BP.

Lester Clark appointed VP at Acteon

Jun 26, 2012

Lester Clark (pictured) has been appointed VP at specialist subsea services group Acteon. He joins the group from Baker Hughes, where he was director for drilling systems in the Russian Caspian region.

Making the irish sea connection

Jun 01, 2012

The newbuild DP3 ultra-deepwater multipurpose flex-lay subsea construction vessel Lewek Connector recently wrapped up her first working voyage in the Irish Sea, laying two power cables and a fibre optic cable for the final phase of EirGrid's East-West Interconnector project…

Fabrication in focus

Jun 01, 2012

Specialist offshore fabricators continue to innovate in pursuit of an oil & gas market edge. Meg Chesshyre opens this month's yards round-up with a review of progress on the latest additions to Centrica Energy's North Sea infrastructure.Centrica’s…

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