NORWAY: Norwegian company profiles

ABB Marine is a global technology partner to the offshore and marine industries.

Aug 1st, 2001

ABB Marine

ABB Marine is a global technology partner to the offshore and marine industries. Over the past two decades the company has delivered electric power, propulsion, automation and positioning systems to more than 250 advanced offshore vessels, drillships and rigs, FPSOs, shuttle tankers, and supply vessels. The company offers total integration and focuses on the overall vessel concept and integration between the different systems. It can supply solutions offering advantages in terms of operational performance and reliability, energy consumption, and safety.

ClampOn

ClampOn is a global supplier of topside and subsea, non-invasive ultrasonic, intelligent sensors for particle, pig and corrosion/erosion monitoring. Applications include solids control needed for safe and continuous production optimization/monitoring, erosion monitoring, well testing, frac flowback measurement, clean-up operations, under-balanced drilling, sand management, pig detection, and condition monitoring. The subsea systems can be supplied in a retrofit version with both funnel and sensor mounted by ROV.

CorrOcean

CorrOcean provides knowledge-based solutions in monitoring technology, integrity, and risk management. It aims to help companies reduce risk, increase safety, improve environmental performance, and enhance profits through the application of innovative technical solutions. The company comprises three divisions: AIS Advanced Integrity Services, Safetec Risk Management and MOT Monitoring Technology.

Dreggen Crane

Dreggen Crane supplies cranes and lifting technology to the offshore and onshore oil and gas industries. The company has developed a range of explosion-proof equipment used widely offshore such as hoists, trolleys and slewing cranes, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic or manually operated cranes, X-mas tree and BOP cranes and riser/pipe handling cranes.

Hitec Marine

Hitec Marine is a supplier of ship-related equipment systems for offshore loading of crude oil. The company has supplied loading systems to more than 60 vessels worldwide, ranging from simple conversions to some of the world's most sophisticated shuttle tankers. The product range includes bow loading systems, stern discharge systems, mooring and hawser handling winches, VOC return/recovery systems, CALM buoys, and related equipment for APL's submerged turret loading and STP technology.

Jotun Paints

Jotun Paints is a global manufacturer of coatings and cathodic protection, providing protection for offshore and subsea structures, support vessels, and FPSOs. The products are based on advanced formulations that offer resistance to corrosion and fouling as well as chemical attack and severe abrasion. Jotun Paints assists and advises customers on the most effective solutions in more than 50 countries. Its worldwide team is on hand to ensure compliance with pre-treatment procedures and application standards, rules and regulations.

Karmoy Winch

Karmoy Winch is a Norwegian producer of equipment for the oil and shipping sectors, and produces winches with pull capacities up to 500 tons. Products also include riser pull-in winches, mooring winches, and chain winches for chain size up to 160 mm. Customers include Coflexip, DSND, and Stolt Offshore. The other main markets for the company's products are tugs and supply vessels. Here Karmoy Winch is renowned for its Karm Fork stopper and Towingpin systems, which have been sold to over 360 anchorhandler supply vessels worldwide.

Karmsund Maritime Offshore Supply

This company specializes in the development, production, supply, and sale of patented time, cost, and safety efficient tools and equipment for the process and petrochemical sectors, off and onshore, worldwide. Its main products are portable pneumatic valve actuators (customers include Statoil, Shell UK, Enron, BP), ring joints for sealing and surveillance of flanged connections (references include Norsk Hydro, Hyundai, TotalFinaElf, Shell UK and Cameron).

Norsk Hydro

Norway's largest industrial company, with principal operations in agriculture, oil and energy, and light metals, and activities in national and international oil and gas exploration and production, refining, and marketing. The firm is operator for 13 installations in Norway, including Oseberg, Troll Oil, and Snorre. The firm also is development operator for Grane and Ormen Lange. The latter is Norway's second largest gasfield, with recoverable reserves of 400 bcm, in water depths of 850-1,150 meters.

Norwegian Trade Council

The Norwegian Trade Council (NTC) is Norway's national resource center in the field of exports and internationalization. NTC acts in an advisory capacity for commercial enterprises and authorities in Norway, and works to enhance the competitiveness of Norwegian companies in international markets. It provides services to individual companies, organizes joint promotional programs, and Norwegian pavilions at international exhibitions.

Onsoft Computer Systems

OCS had produced software for the oil and gas sector since 1983. The company specializes in software solutions for human resource management and materials management. OCS Human Resources is used in the US, UK, Norway, The Philippines, Croatia, and India. OCS Materials Management covers materials, equipment handling, store control, spare parts tracking, planned maintenance and rental operations. It is used by companies in Norway, the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Singapore and Algeria, as well as onboard nearly 40 oil platforms and rigs.

Rapp Bomek

Rapp Bomek is a leading manufacturer and developer of fire and explosion-proof doors for the offshore oil and gas industry. Its doors fulfill the strictest requirements and can be adapted to all types of conditions. The company has type approval from DNV, Lloyds, and the US Coast Guard. The Rapp Bomek service also covers surveying, maintenance, and supervision of door installations both off and onshore.

Roxar

Roxar is a specialist in 3D geological modeling, stochastic reservoir simulation, monitoring, and metering. It provides technology and expertise for uncertainty analysis, field development planning, reservoir optimization and permanent monitoring and metering operations. The firm's products include the IRAP RMS and Tempest software portfolios, monitoring devices such as Promac and the Water Monitoring Radar tool, and advanced metering systems such as the MFI multiphase meter.

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