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Conwy connection

Jun 01, 2012

HSM Offshore’s Schiedam yard in the Netherlands recently completed a wellhead platform for UK independent EOG Resources’ Conwy field in Irish Sea block 110/12. The topsides weight was 850t, the jacket 690t and the piles 700t. HSM started platform…

Morgrip to the rescue

May 27, 2012

Joint integrity specialist Hydratight employed a Morgrip connector to repair a damaged super duplex pipe located within the constrained space of a Troll C subsea manifold off Norway. The company was called in by Statoil when it was discovered…

Riser replacement

May 27, 2012

The first of several riser replacements for Statoil on the Norwegian continental shelf was successfully completed recently by Emas AMC using the construction vessel AMC Connector. This one took place on Snorre B and the Emas AMC contract…

Archer

May 27, 2012

Archer has purchased Aberdeen-based X-it Energy Services, developer and manufacturer of proprietary single-trip milling systems used for casing exits including controlled directional, multilateral and sidetrack drilling.

Cetco Oilfield Services

May 27, 2012

Produced water and production services specialist Cetco Oilfield Services is investing £1.5million in new equipment for its offshore rental fleet, including two CrudeSep produced water polishing units each capable of processing up to 40,000b/d and two Smart-tank oil water separators…

Viking Moorings

May 27, 2012

Aberdeen-headquartered mooring design firm Viking Moorings has been renamed Viking SeaTech and will now supply industry personnel, in addition to rig positioning, inspection, maintenance and associated rig support services globally from its bases in the UK, Singapore, Australia and Norway.

Eric Cayeux is the 2012 recipient of Statoil’s research prize

May 27, 2012

Eric Cayeux (pictured), chief scientist, drilling & well modeling, at the International Research Institute of Stavanger (Iris), is the 2012 recipient of Statoil’s research prize which comes with NKr200,000 and a Håkon Bleken lithograph…

Euan Sellar and Rob Harris join EPC Offshore

May 27, 2012

Euan Sellar and Rob Harris have joined Aberdeen-based project management firm EPC Offshore to serve, respectively, as project manager on the final phases of Endeavour Energy’s Central North Sea Rochelle subsea development and as study team…

Graeme Coutts appointed non-executive director of specialist pipeline isolation group STATS

May 27, 2012

Graeme Coutts (pictured) has been appointed a non-executive director of specialist pipeline isolation group STATS. He retired last year following a 21-year career with Expro, during which he held a number of senior roles including president western hemisphere…

Jørn Berg joins Nautronix as VP sales for Norway

May 27, 2012

Jørn Berg has joined subsea acoustic communication and positioning systems specialist Nautronix as VP sales for Norway. Berg, who has 25 years’ oil & gas industry experience, will be based at the company’s newly established Stavanger office.

Keith Gordon heads up new OPS division with Maxoil Solutions

May 27, 2012

Keith Gordon (pictured) heads up oil & gas consultancy Maxoil Solutions’ new OPS (operations performance strategy) division as consultant. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the sector, having held production operations and asset management posts internationally with BP and…

Dr Kirsi Tikka to assume role of president and COO of ABS Europe Division

May 27, 2012

Dr Kirsi Tikka, (pictured), a VP and currently chief engineer at ABS, is relocating to London to assume the role of president and COO of the ABS Europe Division, which includes the wider Mediterranean region and Africa. She takes over…

Mike Bowyer presented with Oil & Gas UK’s prestigious 2012 award

May 27, 2012

Mike Bowyer was presented with Oil & Gas UK’s prestigious 2012 award for services to safety last month in recognition of his many years supporting the North Sea’s Step Change in Safety initiative. As co-chair of its workforce engagement steering group…

Sietze Hepkema joins SBM Offshore

May 27, 2012

Sietze Hepkema, a Dutch qualified lawyer and former partner with Allen & Overy, has joined SBM Offshore as chief governance and compliance officer and will serve on the company’s management board. The appointment follows a recent review of the company’s compliance procedures…

Then There Were Three joins Senergy Development Solutions

May 27, 2012

Rob Fisher (centre) has joined Senergy Development Solutions (SDS), the fast-evolving engineering and project management group established in Aberdeen last August. Previously with Technip, he joins fellow directors Stuart McAuley (left)…

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