DNV assists KEPCO to deliver wind power to South Korea
DNV is assisting KEPCO in the development of a long-term offshore power grid plan to deliver renewable offshore wind power to South Korea.
Aker Solutions selects TUBACEX for umbilicals
Aker Solutions has selected TUBACEX as a delivery partner for umbilical tubes for key projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The order for over...
BAM and EnBW test corrosion protection on the high seas
Anyone taking a stroll at the Downtown Palm Beach Gardens in Florida is in for a treat: they are greeted by giant colourful stainless steel flowers. We spoke with the artist behind the installation: Dan Shaughnessy IV.
Thinking big: WAAM goes commercial
Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing allows 3D-printing of large objects at less expense and in a far shorter time. After years of extensive research, commercialization has begun, and heavy industry is set to be transformed.
NeSSIE helping to develop anti-corrosion solutions in offshore renewables
NeSSIE (North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy) is a project designed to tap into the existing knowledge of anti-corrosion technology / novel materials solutions in the maritime sector supply chain to develop demonstration projects for offshore renewables in the North Sea. The corrosion solutions, when developed and commercialised, will provide global growth and job creation opportunities in remote regions in the EU.
McDermott secures a large contract award from Qatargas
McDermott International, Inc. has announced recently a large contract award from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for expansion of the North Field offshore facilities in the State of Qatar.
Working with CRAs in the subsea, offshore, and onshore industries
FMC Technologies and Technip came together in January 2017 to form TechnipFMC, a company dedicated to improving the performance of the world’s energy industry. A global leader in oil and gas projects, technologies, systems, and services, TechnipFMC is divided into three business segments: subsea, onshore/ offshore, and surface. The company employs more than 40,000 people across 48 countries.
Combatting corrosion in subsea waters: subsea ROV tooling
A ROV Tooling Manager for Delta SubSea, a leading provider of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services and tooling solutions to the subsea oil and gas industry, Matthews caters to internal company needs, maintaining tooling efficiency to Delta SubSea’s ten ROV systems located across the world but predominantly in the Gulf of Mexico.
HFG bags unmanned offshore platform contract
Tulip Oil Netherlands Offshore B.V. has awarded Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the Q10-A unmanned offshore platform.
Offshore and Subsea – oil & gas project spending review
The sharp decline in crude prices and the subsequent volatility has meant that it’s been an onerous two years for oil producers, a period marked with budget cuts. The situation for the offshore side of the business has been far more severe. Once hailed as the bulwark from peak oil, the massive costs associated with its development in the face of low margins have made it increasingly difficult for companies to commit investments in recent times.