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Nov 2013

  • Abu Dhabi’s new Das crude to replace two oils from July

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (Bloomberg) -- Abu Dhabi, holding about 6 percent of the world’s proven oil reserves, introduced a new crude blend, Das, to improve shipping flexibility as the United Arab Emirates sheikhdom seeks to boost production.

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Jun 2013

  • ABB wins $20-million North Sea FPSO order

    ZURICH -- ABB has been awarded an oil and gas contract worth $20 million for providing power and automation technologies to an FPSO vessel built by the Chinese shipyard COSCO Nantong for Dana Petroleum. The contract was signed in the second quarter of 2013.

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Jun 2013

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Apr 2013

  • Adaptation: The (r)evolution of FPSO development

    Author Gerald Mosley

    Chapter One: The NOV Harsh Environment FPSO signals a transition in vessel design that will be tested first in the North Sea. Additional versions of the new design will eventually be built and put to work in Brazil, West Africa and other regions.

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Apr 2013

  • ABB wins $30-million contract for Australia’s Ichthys field

    ZURICH -- Power and automation technology group ABB has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new FPSO vessel at the Ichthys oil and gas field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The order is worth $30 million and was awarded by the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the FPSO, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The order was booked in the first quarter.

    Production, Industry Overview, Offshore, Australia Read More

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