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Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President, Global Offshore, discusses how digitalization can increase safety, reduce costs, and build robust technical and operational capabilities.No one could have predicted what a challenging year 2020 would become…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Condition Monitoring

Oct 26, 2020

Tip #5: Condition Monitoring - If it isn’t broken, let it beContrary to popular belief, machines running smoothly should never be left alone. Regular hydraulic oil sampling will give insight to the overall systems health. Key indicators in the…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Oil Cleanliness

Oct 21, 2020

Tip #3: Oil Cleanliness - Don't add regular filter changes to your maintenance scheduleMost filters have switches indicating when the element is full, and sometimes waiting for that may be too late. Changing filters on a regular service interval…

Singapore: MENCK Assembles Pile Driver for Offshore Wind Projects in Asia

Oct 21, 2020

Germany-based MENCK, an Acteon offshore engineering firm specializing in hydraulic pile-driving services, has delivered a 175-ton ram weight to its Singapore premises.The ram weight is part of an MHU3500S hydraulic hammer to be assembled in…

Civmec Bags Long-term Deal with Woodside in Australia

Oct 13, 2020

Australian engineering and construction services firm Civmec has won a contract to support Woodside's onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities in Australia.'The Woodside contract is a term contract for five years, plus two one-year extension…

Miko Marine to Supply Magnetic Hull Closures for Modec FPSO

Oct 06, 2020

Norwegian company Miko Marine will deliver four cofferdams and water inlet covers for a Modec FPSO being built in China.The FPSO, under construction at the DSIC yard in Dalian, will operate at Equinor's Bacalhau field offshore Brazil.Miko Marine…

Baker Hughes Lands Major Order in Qatar for North Field East Project

Sep 29, 2020

Oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has received a large order from Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s giant North Field East (NFE) project. The North Field is the world’s single largest non-associated offshore natural gas field…

CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Liaodong Bay Field

Sep 28, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Monday that the Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area in Liaodong Bay, China, had started production.Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area is located in central Liaodong Bay in Bohai with average water depth of 22.5 meters…

Schottel Thrusters for Russia-bound Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Sep 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has ordered Schottel thrusters for what has been described as the world's first shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel, targeted for operation at the Russian Far East.Under the order from a joint…

Petronas to Increase Role of Renewables in its Portfolio as it Posts Quarterly Loss

Sep 04, 2020

Malaysian state-owned energy giant Petroliam Nasional Berhad said on Friday it would reshape its portfolio after reporting its first quarterly loss in nearly five years following a coronavirus-related demand slump and lower oil prices.Petronas…

Offshore: Digital Twinning & Reduced Operating Cost Offshore

Aug 28, 2020

The oil and gas industry is currently enduring one of the most challenging periods in its history. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated an existing decline in global demand for hydrocarbons, resulting in the lowest oil prices for 30 years…

Petronas, FASTsubsea Working on 'Low-cost' Subsea Multiphase Pump

Aug 11, 2020

Petronas Research, a subsidiary of the Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas, has joined a joint industry project to develop and test a low-cost, topside-less subsea multiphase pump.The company has signed a contract with FASTsubsea, a joint venture between Aker Solutions and FSubsea…

AFRY's Engineering Services for Vietnam Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

AFRY has been awarded engineering services assignment for Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm, a 48 MW wind farm project located in Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam. The project is owned by Truong Thanh Tra Vinh Wind Power JSC, an affiliated company of Thailand's Sermsang Power Corporation (SSP)…

Xodus, E&E to Jointly Offer Offshore Wind Advisory Services in Japan

Jul 28, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has partnered up Japanese consultancy E&E Solutions to deliver advice and analysis for the developing offshore wind market in Japan.E&E Solutions has the local market knowledge, including an extensive…

Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

Jul 24, 2020

A free webinar will deliver latest forecasts and market intelligence for the global floating production industry, offering insider access to business and investment opportunities in the deepwater sector.Floating Production Systems: 2020 Forecasts & Analysis…

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