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Seatronics adds Teledyne RD Instruments to its sales portfolio

Seatronics has partnered with Teledyne RD Instruments Inc. to sell its marine measurement and navigation products. The Middle East and South America are covered by the sales representation and dist...

FES nets North Sea contract with NOV Flexibles

FES International has won a $1.25-million contract to supply four diverless bend stiffener connectors (SBSCs) to NOV Flexibles.

 

BATS Wireless and Aviat Networks form partnership

BATS Wireless and Aviat Networks have formed a partnership to market stabilized antenna tracking systems. The BATS systems, when coupled with Aviat’s microwave radios, deliver ultra-high-capacity c...

Damen starts building Walk to Work vessel

Final touches are in place on the Damen Walk 2 Work vessel, a new offshore support vessel design. Damen is building the vessel on speculation.

Technip wins contract for Kodiak tieback

Deep Gulf Energy II LLC has awarded Technip a lump-sum contract to develop the Kodiak field in Mississippi Canyon blocks 727 and 771 in the Gulf of Mexico at water depths from 1,472 m (4,829 ft) to...

Damen launches first PSV 3300 vessel for PROMAR

PROMAR recorded a milestone with the sideways launch into the Danube of the first of two Damen PSV 3300s on order.

Wood Group PSN signs new Australian contract

Wood Group PSN has secured a contract with Woodside in Western Australia that boosts Wood Group's maintenance and brownfield project portfolio.

Vallourec to supply steel tube for UK umbilical

Vallourec has been awarded a contract by Technip Umbilicals for the Edradour project operated by TOTAL in the UK North Sea.

SMM 2014: Caterpillar Marine to unveil new MaK M 25E engine platform

Caterpillar Marine is launching the MaK M 25 E engine platform at the 2014 SMM Exhibition, held Sept. 9-12 in Hamburg, Germany.

SKF approved as offshore condition monitoring service provider

SKF USA Inc.’s factory in Houston is now certified with the “External Specialist Recognition” by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to provide condition monitoring services to the offshore indus...

People on the Move

Fogal announces retirement

Bob “Sonny” Fogal has decided to retire from front-line work as Zentech’s director of business development after more than 57 years in the offshore oil and gas industry. 

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Premier Oil has appointed Tony Durrant as CEO.

Nigeria president appoints new executives for NNPC, NPDC

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Joseph Dawha as group managing director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC). The president has also appointed Anthony Muoneke as managin...

ANP approves Petrobas’ plan to upgrade Marlim field

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has approved a plan for Petrobras to renew its development plan for the Marlim field offshore Brazil.

FMC, operators to develop next-gen subsea equipment

FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) has signed an agreement that establishes a joint industry program (JIP) with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BP, ConocoPhillips, and Shell to develop a new generation of...

Webcasts

You're stuck at 24K feet in 6,500 feet of water. What now?

Join us to learn about a revolutionary advance in free-point technology that can identify a stuck point 50% faster with single trip operation:  the Halliburton Free-Point Tool.

( 10/29/2014 / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )
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Improving the Design of Subsea Riser Systems

Join us on October 7 for a 30-minute live webinar, where experts from Intel, Cray and Altair will discuss a high-performance computing (HPC) solution proven to improve speed and performance for oil...
( 10/07/2014 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 03:00 PM British Summer Time / 04:00 PM Central European Summer Time / 14:00 GMT )