Subsea 7 S.A. has announced the award of two contracts from alliance partner Aker BP in the Norwegian North Sea.
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Atkins has been awarded a contract with Repsol Norge AS (RNAS) to provide structural front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed design services for the remediation of the Yme asset in the Norwegian Central North Sea following completion of Repsol’s project sanction.
Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, fully acquired US-based privately-owned Automated Dynamics, an advanced composite components manufacturer.
Reveal Energy Services has announced that it has produced and delivered the first near real-time DiverterSCAN technology results, which allowed an operator to identify a diversion design that enhances hydraulic fracturing fluid distribution.
Independent global completions service company Tendeka has been awarded funding from the Oil & Gas Technology Centre to advance further field testing of its wireless intelligent completions technology, PulseEight.
The new licences provide further exploration potential around the Company’s Karish and Tanin development.
Test subjects variable speed drive (VSD) to simulated harsh subsea environment proving reliability of concept as Joint Industry Project team pushes boundaries of traditional product development.
The MoU supports Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add programme, which applies to Saudi Aramco suppliers and drives the localisation of oilfield services and equipment value chain, to strengthen and diversify the Saudi economy.
BP has announced that it has more than doubled the total computing power of its Center for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) in Houston, making it the most powerful supercomputer in the world for commercial research.
Petrofac has been awarded a lump-sum contract worth approximately US$800 million by BP for the Phase 2 central processing facility (CPF) at the Khazzan Phase 2 (Ghazeer) gas development in the Sultanate of Oman.
Halliburton has announced the release of Geometrix™ 4D Shaped Cutters, a line of four distinct geometric profiles to help improve cutting efficiency and increase control to reduce drilling costs.
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The multi-million dollar project includes the recently completed project management, fabrication and construction of approximately 60 miles of 12 in. and 8 in. pipeline for the gathering system.
Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has successfully completed a multi-million pound contract with Maersk Oil UK, providing both subsea structure and pipeline inspection support in the UKCS.
Vallourec has announced that after negotiations run with the US oil services company National Oilwell Varco (NOV), it has received a binding offer for the purchase of Vallourec Drilling Products business, for a total cash amount of US$63 million.
The scale of the project will require US$35 billion with the first phase costing US$6 billion representing a landmark agreement for Genoil.
ABB Ability™ enabled microgrid to support Woodside’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions and help optimise costs.
The recently drilled Mira 6 horizontal well, which ran inside the Castor coal seam for approximately 920 m and intersected the Mira 2 well at about the mid-point, came on-line and is producing water as planned.
Aker Solutions was awarded a contract from Aker BP to deliver the subsea production system for the first phase of the Ærfugl development offshore Norway.
The projects have been secured from repeat customers, Petrobras and SOFEC Inc. (SOFEC) respectively, worth a combined value of approximately S$130 million.
Production from the Peshkabir field in the Tawke licence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has tripled to 15 000 bpd following completion of the Peshkabir-3 well testing, stimulation and clean-up programme.
Independent Oilfield Services (IOS), Peterhead-based storage and inspection firm, is to invest £5.5million in the North-east of Scotland over the coming months.
The company has secured significant industry prefunding and has been granted the environmental permit for a broadband 3D marine seismic project in Australia.
The award recognises the high levels of safety and service quality that Weatherford has provided to Shell’s well operations throughout the year, as well as the service company’s collaborative, solutions-based approach.
Seatronics, a marine electronic equipment specialist in subsea services group Acteon, is enhancing its offering to clients in the Middle East with the appointment of Akram Ali as regional manager.
The new GSPAs will bring total contracted volumes from the Karish and Tanin development project to more than 4 BCM per year, surpassing the Company’s initial targeted sales volumes and creating significant additional value.