Sweden Offshore Oil & Gas News

Higher capacity, smoother discharge improve supply vessel cargo handling

Hopper and blow-pump bulk handling systems from MacGregor Selfunloaders increase storage capacity for offshore supply vessels (OSVs).

Supply vessel specialist building expertise in ice operations

Transatlantic, the only Swedish shipowner operating offshore supply vessels, is gearing up to be a player in the arctic offshore market, according to business manager for offshore/ice-breaking, Ste...

Stabilized antenna expected to improve satellite coverage on seismic vessel

Maritime communications specialist C2SAT has sold its first VSAT antenna for use on a seismic ship, Wavefield Inseis’ Malene Ostervold.

Syntactic foam wrap helps protect casings against HP/HT damage

Trelleborg CRP has introduced CFW+, an upgraded version of its crushable foam wrap for use in high-pressure/high-temperature wells.

Micro-seismics technique sheds light on fracturing operations

A technique to visualize hydraulic fracturing operations has been developed by Guideline Oil Drilling Technology.

Mooring group sees signs of recovery

Anchor chain manufacturer Ramnäs has landed its biggest order ever. The order is to supply chain to Hyundai Heavy Industries for mooring Total’s Usan FPSO off Nigeria.

Sweden technology

Bassoe Technology, a specialist in the design of mobile offshore units, provides design, engineering support, and site supervision to the industry.

Low-power communications headset is ATEX-approved

Peltor’s recently introduced Lite-Com Pro programmable wireless communication headsets are ATEX-approved for areas at risk from explosion.

Appro eyes bolt tightening improvements

Appro, a supplier of fasteners to Sweden’s energy sector, aims to increase its penetration in the offshore sector.

Pump provider branches out into condensate, produced water treatment

Stockholm-based AxFlow has strengthened its hand as a supplier of pumping systems and fluid handling solutions to Europe’s offshore market by becoming distributor for Bran+Luebbe (B+L) produc...

Survey assesses CO2 transportation routes

In September, Marin Mätteknik (MMT) began a survey of possible routes for subsea pipelines carrying carbon dioxide to storage sites in the Norwegian offshore sector.

Maritime surveillance system to support oil spill, rescue operations in Vietnamese waters

Demand is growing for Swedish Space Corp.’s MSS 6000 maritime surveillance system.

Svenska targets Nigeria for short-term production boost

Acquiring a package of assets from Occidental last year has strengthened Svenska Petroleum Exploration’s position in West Africa.

Mist eliminators adapted for cold weather

Mist elimination specialist Munters recently delivered harsh-environment equipment for use on two new semisubmersible drilling rigs and also for the Kashagan development in the Caspian Sea.

GVA steps up recruitment to take on new platform assignments

Earlier this year, Gothenburg-based GVA, part of the KBR Group, revealed it had moved beyond its traditional domain of semisubmersible floaters into monohull projects, both drillships and FPSOs.