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Enagás, Fluxys Buy Out Total, E.ON from TAP Project

Enagás, Fluxys Buy Out Total, E.ON from TAP Project

Enagás and Fluxys have signed an agreement to acquire 19% of Total and E.ON’s stake in the company that is developing the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, in which Enagás will hold a 16% stake. TAP’s shareholding is now comprised of BP (20%), Socar (20%), Statoil (20%), Fluxys (19%), Enagás (16%) and Axpo (5%). Fluxys previously […]

WesternGeco Extends Time Charter for Geco Bluefin

WesternGeco Extends Time Charter for Geco Bluefin

WesternGeco, a land and marine seismic acquisition technologies provider, declared its option to extend the Time Charter for Geco Bluefin seismic vessel. The extension agreed with Norwegian Volstad Maritime is for one year from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015. Geco Bluefin is an 80 meter long DP II class seismic research vessel, doing […]

Energy Searcher Drillship Resumes Operations on Oyo Field, Nigeria

Energy Searcher Drillship Resumes Operations on Oyo Field, Nigeria

Northern Offshore’s drillship Energy Searcher, under contract in Nigeria, resumed normal operations on September 23, following repairs to the control hoses to the unit’s blowout preventer. Earlier this month the drillship experienced technical problems with the control hoses to the unit’s blowout preventer. The repairs were completed earlier than previously anticipated and the Energy Searcher […]

N-Sea Puts TUP Diving System to Work

N-Sea Puts TUP Diving System to Work

N-Sea, the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) specialist, has recently completed its inaugural diving scope with the innovative TUP Diving System® (Transfer Under Pressure). The diving scope involved X-mas tree assistance with the deployment of the TUP Diving System® for client ONE (Oranje-Nassau Energie) on its project, “L6 Diving Services” at the location L6D in […]

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

OceanWorks International has delivered a Subsea Dispersant Fluid System (SDFS) to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). The system will be an integral part of the emergency response tool kit for a well control incident in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The SDFS system supports dispersant supply from the surface as well as autonomously from […]

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild

ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy

Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for ten ROV systems, which will be deployed operationally for seabed surveys, inspections, light underwater operations and recovery of objects. Saab will fulfil the deliveries using the Seaeye Falcon system, which is being adapted to meet FMV’s specifications. The […]

Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange

Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange

Aker Solutions started trading on the Oslo stock exchange as a leaner and more streamlined company that will build on its strengths in the subsea and field design markets.   The company emerges after a spin-off of the Subsea, Umbilicals, Engineering and Maintenance, Modifications and Operations (MMO) businesses of the former Aker Solutions, which has […]

ShawCor Bags Shah Deniz 2 Pipe Coating Gig

ShawCor Bags Shah Deniz 2 Pipe Coating Gig

ShawCor’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received contracts with a value of approximately US$200 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited for pipeline coating and other services in connection with the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project. The contracts are scheduled to be executed from plants within Bredero Shaw’s EMAR region. The contracts awarded […]

Roc Oil Hits Oil in Beibu Gulf Offshore China

Roc Oil Hits Oil in Beibu Gulf Offshore China

Roc Oil (China) Company completed drilling on the first of two exploration wells in the Beibu Gulf Block 22/12. The WZ12-10-1 well has discovered oil pay in the Jiaowei (T42) formation, while no oil pay was interpreted in the Weizhou formation. The WZ12-10-1 well was drilled to a total depth of 1406m MD/1373m TVDSS, where […]







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