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John Sverdrup Phase 2 approved, according to Equinor

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5/15/2019 Trond Bokn, senior V.P. for the Johan Sverdrup development in Equinor, received the formal approval of the plan for development and operation from Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Minister of Petroleum and Energy. (Photo: Håkon Fonseca Nordang / Equinor ASA). STAVANGER — The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup Read More

McDermott awarded EPCI contract by Petrobras for Sepia Field Project

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5/14/2019 HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc. has announced the award of a significant* contract by Petrobras for engineering, procurement, construction and installation of subsea risers and flowlines for the first phase of the Sepia field, located 174 mi (280 km) from the Rio de Janeiro coastline in Brazil. The project scope includes detailed engineering, surveys, Read More

Petrobras highlights technology in Libra at Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

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5/7/2019 HOUSTON — At the 50th edition of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Petrobras will highlight its technological journey to enable one of the main exploration and production projects of its portfolio: the development of the Libra block in pre-salt of the Santos Basin. Libra is one of the company’s great bets for the future Read More

Expro expands subsea intervention capabilities

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5/6/2019 Photo: Expro Intervention Riser System (IRS). ABERDEEN — International oilfield services company, Expro, has expanded its subsea intervention capabilities, introducing two new well access solutions in addition to its established subsea landing string system technologies. The Intervention Riser System (IRS) will safely establish and maintain well access throughout riser to surface operations, replicating the Read More

Weatherford launches intelligent managed pressure drilling – Victus

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5/6/2019 BAAR, Switzerland — During Day 1 of OTC 2019, Weatherford International plc has unveiled Victus intelligent MPD, an Industry 4.0 solution that features intelligent control, equipment automation and leading technical competence driven by a global engineering organization. Based on experience in more than 7,600 MPD operations, Victus enables operators and drilling contractors to achieve Read More

Airborne Oil and Gas, SÍMEROS collaborate to qualify dynamic deepwater TCP risers in Brazil

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5/6/2019 RIO DE JANIERO — Oilfield technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and engineering company SÍMEROS Technologies have signed a collaboration agreement, which aims to deliver the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) risers in the deepwater region of Brazil. Photo: Airborne Oil & Gas. Last year, Airborne Oil & Gas commenced its TCP riser Read More

Weir Introduces Enhanced, Field-Proven Unitized™ Lock-Ring (ULR) Wellhead

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HOUSTON, April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Weir Oil & Gas, a leading upstream provider of pressure pumping and pressure control equipment and services, today announced an updated, field-proven Unitized™ Lock-Ring (ULR) wellhead. The ULR wellhead features a standardized design for shale plays in the U.S. that accommodates 95 percent of casing configurations in either Read More

McDermott completes final offshore campaign for Ichthys LNG Project

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4/29/2019 Derrick lay vessel 2000. Photo: McDermott. HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc. has announced the company has successfully completed the final offshore campaign for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, located offshore Western Australia. This was the second of two remaining work packages left under McDermott’s contract, which was the largest subsea contract ever awarded at Read More

Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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HOUSTON, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today reported operational and financial results for the first quarter 2019. Key highlights included: Recorded first quarter 2019 revenues of $94.3 million, near the midpoint of the guidance range Increased non-project bookings to $99 million in the first quarter of 2019, which is the Read More

Keppel FloaTEC secures engineering services contract for production semi in China

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4/25/2019 HOUSTON — Keppel FloaTEC LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, of Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured an engineering services contract from China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Company Ltd (COOEC), the main EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction, installation) contractor for the Lingshui 17-2 production semi-submersible (semi) to be built in China. Keppel FloaTEC’s work includes the review and Read More