Industry & technology

FPSO tow and mooring installation project

LYNGBY, DENMARK – Maersk Supply Service has been awarded an integrated FPSO tow and mooring installation project for an operator in the North Sea. The work scope includes project management, engineering and offshore execution involving six anchor handling tug supply and subsea support vessels. Maersk Supply Service will provide the full scope from site preparation, …

Messer

Family-run industrial gases specialist Messer has purchased  DMC3™ software in order to improve operating efficiency and margins while reducing energy consumption and emissions. The Advanced Process Control (APC) from Aspen Technology, Inc. will help to support Messer’s drive towards Industry 4.0 by increasing levels of automation throughout the business. “Our target is to have the …

Finalnd

ABB’s pioneering subsea power distribution and conversion technology system has proven commercially viable, according to the company, bringing potential for cleaner, safer and more sustainable offshore oil and gas production following the completion of a 3,000-hour shallow water test. Offshore energy companies will be able to access a reliable supply of up to 100 megawatts …

Wintershall Dea

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has said that the West Mira rig has spudded its debut well on the Bergknapp exploration prospect in the Norwegian Sea. Wintershall Dea said last Friday that the prospect marked the beginning of a two-year drilling campaign with the West Mira, operating at least 12 wells over the …

Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil could take a pass on what it considers the world’s top deep-water oil discovery when Brazil puts the giant Buzios field up for auction next week. The Irving, Texas-based oil titan already has a large portfolio of offshore Brazil blocks it built up in recent years when access to one of the world’s …

rebranding

Encana Corporation announced its intention to establish corporate domicile in the United States. The move, which requires shareholder, stock exchange and court approval, is expected to occur in early 2020. As part of this process, the new company will rebrand under the name Ovintiv Inc. “We are excited about our strategic transformation. Our company is …