Offshore Industry News
Tim Eley has been appointed by IHC Engineering Business Ltd (EB) as Business Developer Oil and Gas. Tim’s role will be to build on the successes of EB within its existing customer base and product ranges, and to identify new..
The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,830 metres and encountered oil in sands of Miocene age with excellent reservoir characteristics. During production tests, the well produced oil at rates in excess of 6500 barrels of oil per..
Houlder Ltd in the UK says that, in a move away from traditional floating production, Vampire Production Ltd has engaged Houlder to design a vessel to work on new and marginal oil fields. Unlike traditional FPSOs, the vessel is designed for short..
After extensive technical review, Teledyne Webb Research has been awarded a contract to supply the NATO Undersea Research Centre (NURC) in La Spezia (Italy) with Slocum Gliders. Teledyne Webb has already delivered a vehicle simulator for training purposes, and has..
Since the Norwegian market launch of the Argus technology for online Oil in Water (OiW) monitoring in 2005, ProAnalysis has made numerous deliveries to its home market. The following StatoilHydro and ConocoPhillips operated platforms have online Oil in Water monitors..
Sixty-seven years after being torpedoed by a German U-boat in January 1942, the final resting place of the Treasury Class US Coast Guard Cutter Alexander Hamilton WPG-34 was finally identified in early September 2009 during an Icelandic Coast Guard operation..
Technip has been awarded by Eni Norge AS an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract, worth approximately €200 million, for the Goliat field development. Goliat will be the first Norwegian oil producing field north of the Arctic Circle in the..
A pair of Sub-Atlantic ROVs have been used to inspect and clear a flooded section of a huge mining facility in Saskatchewan Province, northern Canada, which is home to the largest undeveloped high-grade uranium deposit in the world. Louisiana-based Offshore..
Subocean Group has pioneered a renewable industry milestone by becoming the first company to use a DP vessel equipped with ploughing technology to install cables in the wind farm market. The subsea construction company’s innovative approach has cut cable installation..
The well integrity services team from international oilfield service company Expro has completed the first ‘Well Cast’ job for a major customer on one of the Gulf of Mexico’s largest producing wells. With the assistance of Expro’s recently developed ViewMax..
Yellow & Finch Publishers have appointed William van Amstel as Senior Editor. William van Amstel previously held a position with the Royal Netherlands Navy where he served as Chief Petty Officer. Welcoming his appointment, publisher and chief executive editor Dennis..
The Hamburg-based Hellespont group has expanded its operations by opening a new company in Singapore. Hellespont Singapore Pte Ltd is responsible for developing relationships with key offshore charterers in Singapore, sourcing crews for the Hellespont-managed PSV fleet and establishing Hellespont..
Marlink has expanded its Ku-band coverage to the North Sea. The coverage expansion will enable Marlink to offer WaveCall to customers operating in the region. The introduction of WaveCall in the Northern Europe region will provide significant cost savings to..
Oil and gas operator GDF Suez E&P has revealed that the general manager of the operations centre in Aberdeen will be taking over responsibility for the company’s exploration and production (E&P) operations worldwide. Rob Buchan has been promoted to vice..
Transocean Ltd. announced that the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Petrobras 10000 has commenced operations in Angola for a subsidiary of Petrobras under a ten-year drilling contract. Transocean has an agreement with the P&M Drilling International B.V. joint venture of Petrobras and..