Top News of the Week of Mar 03 – Mar 09, 2014

1. Bibby Subsea Continues with Expansion Plans

Bibby Offshore’s newest international division, Houston-based Bibby Subsea, has gone from strength to strength since its launch in October last year, having trebled the team in the past four months.

2. Rowan Renaissance Drillship Arrives in Namibia

Tower Resources plc confirmed that the Rowan Renaissance drillship arrived, as expected, in Walvis Bay, Namibia, yesterday.

3. ABS to Class Two Next-Generation Offshore Construction Vessels

ABS has been selected by Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore through the company Island Ventures II LLC to class two next-generation offshore construction vessels (OCVs).

4. McDermott to Install Subsea Cables for Saudi Aramco in Arabian Gulf

McDermott International, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a substantial contract to provide the electrical power supply system for Saudi Aramco in the Abu Ali and Khursaniyah fields in the Arabian Gulf.

5. Olympic Shipping Secures Contracts for Newbuild Vessels

Olympic Shipping plans to take delivery of two Subsea Support newbuilds from Kleven Maritime in 2014 and 2015.

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6th Offshore Well Intervention Conference Gulf of Mexico

The Offshore Well Intervention Gulf of Mexico conference (OWI GOM) is returning to Houston, Texas for its sixth year on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November.

Featuring Anadarko, BP, Shell, Chevron, BHGE and Oceaneering, the conference aims to help operators transition to the latest compliance updates, WI systems and business models that enhance safety, quicken well access and improve commerciality.

Across two days, more than 200 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 30 speakers will network together and create solutions to some of the most pertinent industry challenges right now, through a conference programme focused on:

  1. Clarifying compliance updates
  2. Quicker well access and safer well control
  3. ​Understanding HPHT well intervention (systems)
  4. Forecasting well intervention activity, discussing new commercial models and comparing platform options
  5. Best practice riserless well intervention
  6. ​The latest well intervention equipment

For registration, speaking or sponsorship enquiries contact Abigail Clifton on aclifton@offsnet.com; +44 (0) 203 793 8800.

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