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Ampelmann develops Icemann crew transfer system

Apr 20, 2017

Ampelmann, a provider of safe offshore access to the energy industry, has released it latest Walk to Work system which has been specially designed for operation in extreme cold conditions. The N-type, nicknamed Icemann, was officially launched in Rotterdam…

Interventek develops 20K in-riser valve

Apr 20, 2017

Aberdeen-based well intervention technology specialists, Interventek Subsea Engineering, has developed an ultra-high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) version of their Revolution safety valve for in-riser landing string systems, the 20K in-riser Revolution valve…

KLAW develops marine breakaway coupling

Apr 19, 2017

KLAW has developed the Marine2, a new marine breakaway coupling. The Marine2 is 32% shorter and 25% lighter than alternative marine breakaway couplings on the market and is designed to reduce stress on hoses used on offshore hose reel applications…

Siemens opens Gulf Coast facility

Apr 12, 2017

Siemens has officially opened the doors of a new service center in Geismar, Louisiana, devoted to serving the region’s oil and gas industry, and related markets.  With 28,000sq ft of shop floor space, the service center can repair and…

Trelleborg completes Catcher elastomeric bearings

Apr 06, 2017

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation recently completed a milestone project for BW Offshore for the complete in-house design and fabrication of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) elastomeric bearing structures. Supplied to Premier Oil's Catcher FPSO in 2016…

Well-Centric, Hunting win asset maintenance contract

Apr 06, 2017

Late life-cycle integrity specialists, Well-Centric and Hunting, have been awarded an approximately US$6.2 million (£5 million) contract by a major North Sea exploration and production operator. The collaboration will see Well-Centric and Hunting join forces to provide maintenance…

Servelec Controls to install Apache safety system

Apr 05, 2017

Apache Corp. awarded Servelec Controls a contract to modify the fire and gas safety systems on the Beryl Alpha platform in the North Sea to enable the safe expansion of its current processing capability. Beryl Alpha…

Improving passive fire protection systems

Apr 01, 2017

UK-based technical consultancy MMI Engineering discusses issues around passive fire protection integrity, and the launch of a new industry network – PFPNet. Weather erosion of lightweight concrete passive fire protection…

MacGregor opens VR training facility

Mar 27, 2017

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has recently opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy for customers. It specializes in advanced simulation training and has a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom.  The…

Ashtead picks up CUI tool

Mar 27, 2017

Ashtead Technology has expanded its equipment rental pool following a significant investment in the latest pulsed eddy current (PEC) technology to deliver asset integrity inspections.  A provider of marine technology, non-destructive testing and subsea services…

Global Maritime appoints HSEQ manager

Mar 22, 2017

Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the oil and gas sector, has appointed Perth native Hannah Crutchley as its new Group Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager. Crutchley will be based in London…

InterOcean offers oil spill monitoring service

Mar 14, 2017

Detecting accidental oil releases on and around offshore rigs in real-time is crucial in today's offshore market.  Offshore oil spill monitoring is now being offered as a service by InterOcean Systems, eliminating the need for facility owners and operators to purchase…

PSA reveals Statfjord A breaches

Mar 07, 2017

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has identified regulation breaches following its investigation into a fire that broke out on Statoil’s Statfjord A platform in October 2016. Statfjord A…

Proserv develops Subsea Sampling Cylinder

Mar 02, 2017

Global energy services company Proserv has launched a new subsea sampling cylinder that can improve the quality of results and reduce risks normally associated with sample transfer. Based on existing technology, the Proserv Subsea Sampling…

PRT gets Interventek Revolution valve for GOM

Feb 28, 2017

Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in-riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek will supply its 6…

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