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Biffi provides electric actuator for Ichthys

Biffi Italia has shipped four EGR 50K electric actuators for installation on the Ichthys gas project, the largest oil and gas development offshore Australia’s Northern Territory.

NCOC awaits results from Kashagan pipeline pigging program offshore Kazakhstan

North Caspian Operating Co. (NCOC) has issued an update on its program for the shallow-water Kashagan field offshore Kazakhstan.

Non-chemical products offer effective flow assurance solutions

The "2014 Survey of Offshore Non-Chemical Flow Assurance Solutions" poster, which can be found in this issue of Offshore, provides a comprehensive list of non-chemical solutions to flow assurance issues, and offers updated reference tools and design data for deepwater field development.

TDW completes largest-ever subsea pipeline pressure intervention offshore Indonesia

T.D. Williamson Inc. (TDW) reports that as a result of a complex subsea pipeline pressure intervention carried out in record time offshore Indonesia it helped prevent a major gas supply interruption in Jakarta.

Saipem, UTEC to collaborate on Ichthys pipelay offshore Australia

Saipem has contracted UTEC Survey (Australia) for offshore survey and positioning services for the Ichthys LNG project offshore Western Australia.

BP orders direct electrical heating for Shah Deniz flowlines

Nexans is to supply direct electrical heating (DEH) cable systems to BP for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

Siemens nets South Stream controls order

South Stream Transport has contracted Siemens to supply electrical systems and control and instrumentation for the offshore section of the South Stream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.

ISS receives Brazil nomination for offshore project

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has received another nomination to provide support services to an offshore pipelaying project at Rota Cabiunas in the Santos basin presalt region in Brazil.

GE and Petronas sign new global frame agreement

GE has signed a new seven-year global frame agreement with Petronas. The agreement, which includes an option to renew for a further three years, calls for GE to supply gas turbine packages for Petronas’ onshore and offshore projects in Malaysia and elsewhere.

Balltec manufactures ‘world’s biggest’ PipeLOK for Wheatstone project

Allseas has contracted Balltec Ltd., a pipeline solutions specialist, to supply Balltec’s 44-in. PipeLOK pipeline recovery tool to the Shell Wheatstone project located 200 km (124 mi) offshore Onslow, Western Australia. 

First Subsea to supply pipeline contingency tool for offshore Ichthys LNG project

First Subsea Ltd. has won a contract from Saipem Portugal Comercio Maritomo Sociedade Unipresso Lda to supply a 42-in. pipeline recovery tool for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys LNG project, which is located in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia.

TDW’s pipeline services help relieve stress on riser offshore Malaysia

TD Williamson (TDW) has completed a pipeline services program for a major offshore operator to assist with efforts to relieve increasing contact stress between a gas export riser and platform jacket offshore East Malaysia.

Valvitalia wins orders for Shah Deniz II, South Stream

Valvitalia - Vitas Division has won contracts to supply through conduit gate valves (slab and expanding type) for the Shah Deniz II project offshore Azerbaijan.

Non-chemical products offer effective flow assurance solutions

Recent technological developments of non-chemical solutions can be applied to manage flow assurance challenges to ensure transport of oil and gas from wells to onshore facilities throughout the field life safely and economically.

Aquatic’s first carousel project demonstrates subsea capabilities

Aquatic Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., an Acteon company and subsidiary of Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd., has completed its new carousel, the AQCS-01-1500 maiden project.

COSCO Nantong delivers heavy-lift pipelay vessel

COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd. has delivered the SapuraKencana 1200 pipelay heavy-lift vessel to its Asian buyer.

Consortia issue more contracts for Shah Deniz 2 in Caspian Sea

BP says the Shah Deniz and South Caucasus Pipeline consortia has awarded more contracts for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea and the related and South Caucasus pipeline expansion (SCPX) project.

New Industries completes 173-ton manifold for offshore facility

New Industries Inc. has completed the fabrication, inspection, coating, testing, delivery, and installation of the 173-ton Big Foot Intermediate Manifold.

Saipem clinches first-phase South Stream offshore pipelay

South Stream Transport has contracted Saipem to lay the first of the four South Stream offshore gas pipelines through the southern part of the Black Sea.

Suretank and First Subsea to transport new range of pipeline recovery tools

Suretank, a provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has produced a specialized container to transport a new range of pipeline recovery tools.

Kongsberg Maritime technology chosen for 10 Petrobras pipelay newbuilds

Petrobras has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver technology packages for 10 new pipelaying vessels.

McDermott contracted for emergency pipeline repair job

McDermott International Inc. recently mobilized its dive support vesselThebaud Sea for an emergency pipeline repair offshore the United Arab Emirates.

First South Stream offshore pipelay award imminent

The South Stream Transport Supervisory Board has approved signing of a contract to lay the first string of pipe for South Stream’s offshore section through the Black Sea.

Lewa to supply MEG pumps for platforms offshore Saudi Arabia

Lewa has won a €30-million ($41.6-million) order for 40 process diaphragm pumps for two large gas fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

EMAS awarded subsea projects in Asia/Pacific and West Africa

EMAS has won subsea construction and offshore support contracts in Asia/Pacific and West Africa with a combined value exceeding $125 million, including options.

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