Business Briefs

Lloyd’s Register Energy expands in Trinidad and Tobago

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Lloyd’s Register Energy is increasing its structural engineering capabilities to support exploration in Trinidad and Tobago.

Score to service BP North Sea valves

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

BP has awarded a four-year, $30-million contract to valve management specialists Score (Europe).

Kongsberg takes remaining shares in Contros subsea sensor specialist

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 Kongsberg Maritime AS has acquired the remaining 90% of the shares of Germany-based underwater chemical sensors specialist Contros Systems & So...

Fugro opens Ghana office

Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Fugro has established Fugro Ghana Ltd. in Accra.

BP signs ASCO for North Sea support

Tue, Mar 24, 2015

BP Exploration and Production has contracted ASCO for integrated oilfield services to support its UK North Sea operations.

Boskalis buys more of Fugro

Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has increased its holding in Fugro N.V. to 25.1%. 

FMC Technologies and Technip to launch Forsys Subsea

Mon, Mar 23, 2015 FMC Technologies Inc. and Technip will launch Forsys Subsea, a 50/50 joint venture that will address the way subsea fields are designed, delivered,...

OTC adds new feature to 2015 event

Tue, Mar 17, 2015 The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) has announced nine speakers for its new event, d5, which will debut at the University of Houston on Friday...

KrisEnergy commences Gulf of Thailand drilling campaign

Tue, Mar 17, 2015 KrisEnergy announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling the Rossukon-2 exploratory well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

JDR opens in Nigeria

Tue, Mar 17, 2015 JDR has expanded into Nigeria by establishing new service and maintenance facilities in Port Harcourt and Lagos in partnership with Royal Niger Eme...

People on the Move


Wed, Mar 11, 2015 G. Steven Farris, chairman, president and CEO of Apache Corp., has retired. John J. Christmann IV has been appointed president and CEO, and John Lo...

Ashen selects Paradigm's Geolog as standard software suite

Wed, Mar 11, 2015 Ashen Geologic Consulting Services has selected  Paradigm's Geolog formation evaluation software suite as its standard application for well lo...

ADCI inducts Swartz into hall of fame

Mon, Mar 9, 2015

The Association of Diving Contractors International has inducted Denny Swartz into the Commercial Diving Hall of Fame. 

Transocean CEO steps down

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Transocean Ltd. has announced that Steven Newman has stepped down as president and CEO. 

Death toll rises in FPSO explosion offshore Brazil

Fri, Feb 13, 2015

BW Offshore has confirmed that the bodies of five deceased personnel have been brought to shore with four Brazilian personnel missing.


Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices over the past six months has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pinch, others are still mov...
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Standardization of Offshore Production Systems

The EPC strategy and an update on the construction of the eight units will be presented as well as an overview of future opportunities.

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