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Bringing decommissioning to life

Aug 01, 2014

Sarah Parker Musarra examines decommissioning in the Gulf of Mexico, and how these facilities can become fixtures in the surrounding marine life. Reef site High Island 389, in Galveston’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary…

Floating GTL provides stranded gas solution

Jul 29, 2014

Reflecting the overall trends of the industry to go ever-deeper, companies are now attaining first oil through advanced, specialized methods and technologies. GTL FPSO rendering from DSME. Companies’ reaches are ever-lengthening…

Crowley welcomes Ocean Sky

Jul 23, 2014

Crowley Maritime Corp. will christen the new ocean-class tug, the Ocean Sky, in Houston tomorrow. The 156-ft long Ocean Sky is the fourth of Crowley's new ocean-class tugs to leave the Bollinger shipyard, following its sister ship, the Ocean Sun…

Octabuoy on the market

Jul 23, 2014

Singapore-based COSCO Corporation is looking for a buyer for ATP Oil & Gas (UK)’s Octabuoy facility.  COSCO’s Nantong yard ceased work on the project, a semisubmersible dry-tree production platform, which had been due to be used on ATP’s UK North Sea Cheviot field development…

Production resumes at Njord

Jul 22, 2014

Statoil has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A floating steel platform in the Norwegian Sea after a major reinforcement of the platform structure.  Njord A, which produces the Njord and Hyme fields, had been shut down since…

Sembcorp secures Kaombo FPSO conversion work

Jul 21, 2014

Italian contractor Saipem awarded Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine a US$484 million contract to convert two FPSOs for Total’s Kaombo project offshore Angola. Sembcorp subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard will convert two very large crude carriers…

N'Goma ready for sailaway

Jul 21, 2014

Sonasing's FPSO, the N'Goma, is ready to sail away from the Angolan Paenal Yard, Port Amboim, after a naming ceremony, held Saturday (19 July). The N'Goma will be moved to ENI's West Hub project in Angola offshore Block 15/06, where it…

DNV GL announces compliance road map for floaters

Jul 18, 2014

DNV GL announced a road map to what is necessary to be in compliance with US Coast Guard (USCG) requirements to operate FOIs, FSOs and FPSOs in US waters, the regulatory agency announced on 17 July 2014. The document called “Verification…

Wison-WorleyParsons eye Asian FLNG

Jul 17, 2014

Australia-head quartered WorleyParsons has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Wison Offshore & Marine to jointly work on ship-shaped floating LNG (FLNG), FPSO and other similar offshore oil and gas projects, targeting Australasia…

MacGregor inks multiple contracts

Jul 11, 2014

Macgregor, a Cargotec company, has secured contracts from Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfied services provider, to supply equipment for two projects that will be booked into the company’s Q2 2014 order intake…

Inpex launches Ichthys FPSO hull

Jul 07, 2014

About two-and-a-half years after construction began, Japan’s Inpex Corp. launched the hull of its Ichthys FPSO from the dry dock of the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea, the Japanese operator announced today…

Kobe Steel enters Brazil compressor market

Jul 07, 2014

Kobe Steel, Ltd. announced that its subsidiary company, Kobelco Machinery do Brasil Servicos Empresariais Ltda., has begun full-scale marketing of nonstandard compressors. Based in Sao Paulo, Kobelco Machinery do Brasil (KMB) is Kobe Steel's first location established in Brazil…

Enegi looks to self-installing tower

Jul 03, 2014

UK-based exploration junior Enegi Oil says a self-installing floating tower (SIFT) would be the best development option for the central North Sea Phoenix discovery.  Enegi’s preference for a SIFT follows a work program by Azimuth Limited…

Keppel lands Kraken and Shah Deniz jobs

Jul 01, 2014

Keppel Offshore & Marine subsidiaries Keppel Shipyard and Keppel Singmarine Pte have secured contracts worth a total of S$368 million for North Sea and Caspian Sea projects. Keppel Shipyard has won the contract for the conversion…

Tullow selects WGK for TEN work

Jul 01, 2014

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has been awarded an engineering services contract to support Tullow Ghana and its partners through the execution phase of the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) project, offshore Ghana. WGK will provide subsea, umbilical…

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