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Op/ed: Avoiding Obsolete Equipment Risks

Aug 21, 2019

In the oil and gas industry, cold, hard data greatly informs an upstream operator when it looks to predict the future direction of the market and chart the course of its business strategy.A substantial rise in the price of oil might mean previously shelved…

Standardized Subsea Processing

Aug 20, 2019

When used under the right circumstances, subsea processing technologies have clear and obvious benefits as an enabler for increased oil recovery and even as a more environmentally friendly alternative to conventional processing equipment.In many instances…

INTECSEA Wins MJ Field Contract from RIL

Aug 19, 2019

Worley subsidiary INTECSEA has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract by Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) for the MJ Field deepwater gas and condensate project offshore India.Under the contract, INTECSEA will provide PMC services…

Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

Aug 16, 2019

London-headquartered energy services group Hunting said it has acquired the business and assets of US-based riser technologies manufacturer RTI Energy Systems (RTIES) for a total cash consideration of $12.5 million, funded from existing cash resources…

Prolonging Wellhead Fatigue Life

Aug 16, 2019

When oil and gas operators need to carry out workovers or plug and abandon a deepwater well, a primary concern is how much fatigue life remains in the wellhead.Wells from two decades ago were drilled and completed with rigs that may have been decommissioned…

Subsea Innovation Scores TechnipFMC Contract

Aug 15, 2019

Subsea Innovation said it has won a contract win with TechnipFMC in Norway for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment.In 2018 Subsea Innovation engineered next-generation seal for their Pipe in Pipe Waterstops, designed and developed from its head office in Darlington…

Xodus Group Adds Subsea Staff

Aug 15, 2019

Energy consultancy Xodus Group said it has appointed two principal consultants to its subsea integrity management team.Djamel Hamel and Chris Overton combined add more than 60 years’ experience to Xodus’ team which regularly provides integrity management support to UKCS operators…

Briggs Marine Gets SSE Hydro Contract

Aug 15, 2019

UK-based marine services company Briggs Marine Contractors (BMC) has been awarded a framework agreement for the underwater inspection and maintenance of SSE Hydro and thermal power generation sites.Under the contract, the company will provide…

MDL Back in North Sea with i-Tech 7

Aug 15, 2019

Maritime Developments (MDL), a provider of back-deck equipment for the subsea sector, has completed a flexible installation project in the North Sea with i-Tech 7, Subsea 7's Life of Field business unit – marking a return to the field two years after the original award…

Airborne to Supply TCP Jumpers in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm deliver two gas lift jumpers offshore Nigeria.The Netherlands headquartered business will supply two, 180-meter-long thermoplastic…

14 Template Installations in One Month

Aug 12, 2019

In one month – from June 11 to July 13 – 14 templates delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same…

Production Drilling Begins at Dvalin

Aug 12, 2019

Wintershall Dea said the drilling of four production wells has begun on the Dvalin gas field in the Norwegian Sea ahead of first production planned in 2020.Drilling from the Transocean Arctic rig is expected to last approximately one year and…

COOEC, Expro Team up for RLWI

Aug 12, 2019

Two providers of subsea and well intervention solutions, China based offshore and subsea solutions company COOEC Offshore and oilfield services company Expro, have formed an alliance agreement to expand capabilities and resources.COOEC Offshore…

Saipem, SEKO Developing Subsea Metering Pump

Aug 09, 2019

Saipem said it is working with UK-based metering pumps manufacturer SEKO to create a new subsea metering pump capable of operating in extreme conditions.The Italian services company announced on social media that it has signed a collaboration…

Murphy Green-lights King’s Quay FPS

Aug 09, 2019

Murphy Oil has sanctioned the King’s Quay project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the US independent revealed in its second quarter earnings report.Anchored by the deepwater Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai developments, the King’s Quay floating production…

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