Category archives for: Middle East

Petrofac Wins Shah Deniz 2 Support Gig

Petrofac Wins Shah Deniz 2 Support Gig

Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has secured a contract with the BP-operated prestigious Shah Deniz 2 project to provide their maintenance build capabilities. The contract, valued at around $ 8.5 million (£5 million), covers new onshore, offshore and pipeline assets in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea for what is […]

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has been awarded a substantial order for its foam buoyancy systems, for the prestigious second phase development of the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan. Contracted by oil and gas company, BP, Trelleborg will supply a buoyancy package; filled with its high temperature syntactic foam. Lee Roskell, Proposals Manager within Trelleborg Offshore and […]

Blue Water Energy Invests in Unique Maritime Group

Blue Water Energy Invests in Unique Maritime Group

Unique Maritime Group (UMG), one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, announces a pivotal strategic equity investment from Blue Water Energy. Founded in 1993, UMG is a specialist in the provision of services, and the sale and rental of equipment for the marine, diving, hydrographic, oceanographic, oil & gas, inspection […]

Dragon Oil Provides Q2 Ops and Production Update

Dragon Oil Provides Q2 Ops and Production Update

Dragon Oil plc, an international oil and gas exploration, development and production company, has published a quarterly update on the drilling activity in the Cheleken Contract Area, Turkmenistan, and its exploration assets in the second quarter of 2014 and production numbers for 1H 2014. Turkmenistan In 2Q 2014, Dragon Oil completed the following wells in the […]

HHI Bags $1.94 Bln Nasr Field Development Work in UAE

HHI Bags $1.94 Bln Nasr Field Development Work in UAE

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced that it received a Letter of Award (LOA) for a USD 1.94 billion order for the second package of the Nasr Full Field Development Project to build the fixed platforms and to lay subsea cables from Abu Dhabi […]

Reef Worlds Plans for Underwater ‘Lost Cities’ to Boost Qatar Tourism

Reef Worlds Plans for Underwater ‘Lost Cities’ to Boost Qatar Tourism

Reef Worlds, a Los Angeles-based company, intends to create an underwater theme park for waterfront resorts in Qatar. The theme park would consist of artificial reef sites that would be designed like ancient Lost Cities, reports Zawya. The aim of the project is to boost tourism and bring economic benefits for the resorts. Dave Taylor, […]

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide. Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA […]

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer announced that Patrick Chapalain has joined the company as Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East. He will be working out of Dubai where Ocean Installer is establishing a regional office. Patrick Chapalain has extensive experience from the offshore subsea and construction industry, including with companies such as Stolt Comex Seawa, SBM Offshore, […]

Saipem Awards ShawCor Another South Stream Job

Saipem Awards ShawCor Another South Stream Job

ShawCor Ltd. announced that its field-applied pipeline coatings and services division, Canusa-CPS, has received a contract with a value of approximately Cdn $30 million from Saipem SpA to provide field joint coating services for Line 1 of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline. The South Stream Offshore Pipeline system is comprised of 4 pipelines that will […]

Unique System FZE Installs EM 2040 on Bayanat Vessels

Unique System FZE Installs EM 2040 on Bayanat Vessels

Unique System FZE has recently supported a significant hydrographic project that included the installation of Kongsberg’s EM 2040 multibeam echo sounder units for “Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services (Bayanat)” in 2 different vessels at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Bayanat is a wholly-owned Mubadala company that was born from the commercialization of the UAE Armed Forces […]







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