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Jun 2013

  • 63 workers evacuated as oil rig tilts during Norway Yard stay

    63 workers evacuated as oil rig tilts during Norway Yard stay BY KJETIL MALKENES HOVLAND OSLO The Island Innovator rig tilted up to four degrees at a yard on Norway's west coast, forcing the evacuation of 63 workers, the third

    Drilling and Completions, Industry Overview, Offshore, Europe Read More

May 2013

Apr 2013

  • A client-contractor partnership and new seismic technology help Pemex achieve effective deepwater E&P

    Author Marco Vázquez-García, Jorge Luis Ortíz-Durán, Humberto Salazar-Soto, José Trinidad Martínez-Vázquez, Madain Moreno-Vidal, Bill Howieson, Chu-Ong Ting And David Gonzalez

    In 2009, CGG won a four-year contract with Pemex for a dedicated seismic vessel to acquire large narrow-azimuth surveys in the deep offshore Mexican Gulf of Mexico, which was later extended to include two large 3D wide-azimuth projects. Since the start of the original contract, Pemex has acquired the world’s first full-scale broadband, high-density, wide-azimuth survey, specifically designed for field development.

    Exploration, Offshore, North America Read More

Apr 2013

  • Abakan contracts to build large-scale clad pipe facility in Brazil

    MIAMI -- Abakan, a company specializing in advanced coatings and metal formulations, announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a manufacturing facility to suit large-scale clad pipe manufacture inside the Suape export processing zone in Pernambuco State, Brazil.

    Industry Overview, Offshore, South America Read More

Jan 2013

  • A new perspective emerges on Angola’s pre-salt

    Author Jennifer Greenhalgh

    The 2006 discovery by Petrobras of Tupi field, Santos basin, Brazil, and subsequent related pre-salt discoveries, has increased interest in the pre-salt analogues of Angola’s conjugate Kwanza-Benguela and Namibe basins. Common origin and similar tectonic history suggest that a similar play should exist in Angola. The depth migration of a PGS dual-sensor survey across the Kwanza-Benguela and Namibe area will assist exploration.

    Offshore, Africa Read More

Jul 2012

  • ABB acquires Amarcon to expand marine software offering

    ABB acquires Amarcon to expand marine software offering ZURICH – ABB has agreed to acquire Amarcon BV, a Dutch company that develops and markets software solutions for the shipping industry.  The acquisition will expand ABB’s advisory systems offering for customers

    Offshore, Europe Read More

Sep 2011

  • 2H Offshore announces new appointment, promotion

    2H Offshore announces new appointment, promotion 2H Offshore has announced two new appointments. Tim Eyles becomes the managing director of the 2H Offshore group of companies. He will also continue to share the running of 2H Offshore’s engineering office in

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Feb 2011

  • 2H Offshore awarded Big Foot riser contract

    2H Offshore awarded Big Foot riser contract Chevron awarded 2H Offshore, an Acteon company, a contract for the detailed design and delivery management of the riser systems for the Big Foot field development. 2H Offshore is responsible for the detailed

    Production, Offshore, Deepwater, North America Read More

Jul 2010

Jul 2010

  • ABB and Statoil sign $23 million framework agreement

    ABB and Statoil sign $23 million framework agreement ABB announced that it has signed a frame agreement worth up to $23 million to deliver and maintain telecommunications systems for all of Statoil’s offshore installations.   The agreement runs for three years,

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