Norwegian company profiles

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

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.

Atlantis Deepwater Technology Holding

Atlantis Deepwater Technology Holding is an offshore technology company located in Norway, established in August 2000 to commercialize a concept called Atlantis. This is a novel method for exploration drilling and field development in deep or ultra deep waters, and may provide considerable cost savings to oil companies operating in the deepwater areas. The concept has been developed over the past five years and to date $5.6 million has been invested in the development work.

ClampOn

ClampOn is a leading 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, well testing, frac flowback measurement, clean-up operations, under-balanced drilling, sand management, pig detec-tion, and condition monitoring. Subsea systems can be supplied in a retrofit version, and both funnel and sensor can be mounted by ROV. The company has delivered over 1,800 systems to the oil and gas industry worldwide.

Dreggen Crane

Dreggen Crane provides cranes, lifting technology and engineering to the offshore industry worldwide. The company, founded in 1987 as the successor to Munck Offshore, has developed an extensive range of explosion-proof cranes, including Christmas tree cranes, BOP cranes, riser and pipe-handling cranes, service cranes and gantry cranes for drillships, FPSOs, and semisubmersibles. Its latest project references are cranes for Pride Angola, Pride Africa, West Navion, Maersk XL1 and XL2, Grane, Valhall WIP, and the Jotun WHP.

Hitec Marine

Hitec Marine is a supplier of ship-related equipment 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 equipment related to APL's submerged loading and STP technologies.

Karmoy Winch

Karmoy Winch is a Norwegian producer of equipment for the oil and shipping sectors, and produces winches with pull capacities of up to 500 tons. Other products include riser pull-in winches, mooring winches and chain winches for chain size up to 160mm. Customers include Technip-Coflexip, DSND, and Stolt Offshore. The company's other main markets are tugs and supply vessels

Karmsund Maritime Offshore Supply

Karmsund Maritime Offshore Supply, based in Haugalandet, western Norway, specializes in safety-related products such as the KaMOS range of portable valve actuators and gaskets for sealing and surveillance of flanged connections. These have been available since the early 1990s and now carry a worldwide patent. The company has over 20 years experience working with offshore contractors and operators, and is qualified to ISO/NS-9002.

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 coordinates Norwegian pavilions at international exhibitions.

Ocean Rig

Ocean Rig is an Oslo-based, Norwegian publicly listed company that was formed in 1996 to own and operate a fleet of high specification semisubmersible drilling rigs for offshore oil and gas exploration and development drilling in deep water and harsh environments. The rigs are among the most advanced in the world and are capable of drilling in ultra-deep waters of up to 10,000-ft. The first of the company's units, the Leiv Eriksson, commenced drilling operations offshore Angola this February. The Eirik Raude is currently being outfitted for Atlantic Canada year-round operations and is scheduled to start operations by this summer.

ONS 2002

The biennial Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) Conference and Exhibition in Stavanger, Norway, was first held in 1974. It has since become a major international event within the oil and gas industry, featuring high-level discussions on the industry's political, economic and technical dimensions. The exhibition covers around 17,00 sq meters in net area with 1,200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors. At this year's event (August 27-30), the venue will be extended with a new hotel, conference and exhibition facilities.

Onsoft Computer Systems

OCS has 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, France, The Philipines, Latvia, Croatia, and India. 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 has strengthened its market position over the past year through winning contracts in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, West Africa and the US for its products. The company's fire doors are tested according to all relevant specifications and are type approved by DNV, Lloyds, and USCG for fixed and floating platforms. The doors are manufactured under a strict ISO 9001 QA system

SM Steinsvik Maskinindustri

SM is a supplier of small bore valves to the subsea oil and gas industry. Its latest developments are a 1/2-in. gate valve (15,00psi) and a 1/2-in. needle valve rated to 17,500psi. Valves are developed in close collaboration with the end-user to meet environ-mental demands, provide maintenance-free perform-ance and simple and safe ROV operation. More than 3,000 units have been fabricated at the SM production facilities in Norway for delivery over the past two decades for use in subsea Christmas tree and manifold systems.

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