Business Briefs

Shandong to acquire Northern Offshore

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Shandong Offshore (Bidco) has agreed to acquire drilling contractor Northern Offshore (OSE: NOF) for around NOK 1.3 billion ($165 million).

Swire to provide cargo units to Weatherford in Brazil

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Swire Oilfield Services has secured a five-year contract with Weatherford International plc in Brazil.

Umbilicals International expands manufacturing capacity

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Umbilicals International has expanded its Houston manufacturing capacity with two new cable production lines.

GE unveils next-generation flexibles complex

Wed, Jun 24, 2015 GE Oil & Gas (NYSE:GE) has opened its new Innovation Centre in Newcastle, northeast England, which will develop technology for subsea fields.

Hermes, O3b combine for West Africa communications

Wed, Jun 24, 2015 Hermes Datacomms has partnered with O3b Networks to deliver communications to a global oil company, with major operations in the world’s most impor...

ASCO to provide logistics support for Brae in North Sea

Thu, Jun 18, 2015 Marathon Oil UK has awarded ASCO a £50 million-plus ($79-million) contract to supply support services to the Brae field complex in the UK central N...

GE opens upgraded Marine Technical Training Center

Thu, Jun 18, 2015 When the Nautical Institute implemented new standards for dynamic positioning training early this year, GE decided to revamp its training capacitie...

Veolia, Peterson team up for southern North Sea decommissioning

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 Logistics group Peterson and environmental services provider Veolia will invest £1 million ($1.57 million) in a new, purpose-built decommissioning ...

Harris CapRock expands offshore cellphone service

Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Harris CapRock Communication has expanded its offshore GSM service to maritime and rig crew members. 

Shell inches closer to BG buy-out

Tue, Jun 16, 2015 The boards of Shell and BG Group have agreed on the terms of a recommended cash and share offer to be made by Shell for the ent...

People on the Move

Seatronics promotes Donaldson to VP global operations

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Seatronics Ltd. has promoted Derek Donaldson from vice president Asia Pacific to vice president global operations.

MSIS appoints four new managers

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

MSIS has increased its business development team in Aberdeenshire with key managerial appointments. 

Lundin Petroleum appoints president and CEO

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Lundin Petroleum has appointed Alex Schneiter as president and CEO, effective Oct. 1, 2015.

FairfieldNodal appoints president and CEO

Wed, Jun 17, 2015

FairfieldNodal has appointed Charles W. Davison Jr. as president and CEO.

AFGlobal names president and CEO

Wed, Jun 17, 2015

AFGlobal Corp. has appointed Curtis Samford as president and CEO.

Webcasts

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spar ever built, it remains the lone cell spar ever f...
( 08/26/2015 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capability to support their analyses. This webinar will...
( 08/19/2015 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )
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