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Monster Mussels and Faceless Fish – The Weird World of Subsea Scotland

Monster Mussels and Faceless Fish – The Weird World of Subsea Scotland

29 December 2011   If the name isn’t familiar, don’t rely on remembering the face either.

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Aker Solutions gets NOK 400 Million Statoil Contract

Aker Solutions gets NOK 400 Million Statoil Contract

29 December 2011   Aker Solutions has been awarded a job by Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Svalin project on the Norwegian continental shelf The contract value is approximately NOK 400 million Scope of work includes two subsea trees, one four-slot integrated template structure with process distribution manifold, subsea and topside production control systems, wellhead systems and remote connection systems Final deliveries will be made in Q3 2013.

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Subsea 7 SURFs on West Franklin Field

Subsea 7 SURFs on West Franklin Field

28 December 2011   Subsea 7 SA has been awarded a SURF contract valued at approximately $185 million from Elf Exploration UK Limited on the West Franklin Field in the Central Graben area of the North Sea.

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Subsea 7 Gains New North Sea Contract

Subsea 7 Gains New North Sea Contract

28 December 2011   Subsea 7 has announced it has been granted a $185 million (£118 million) job to carry out exploration work in the West Franklin Field in the Central Graben area of the North Sea.

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BP in Service Deal with Oceaneering

BP in Service Deal with Oceaneering

28 December 2011   BP Plc (BP) has awarded a three-year Field Support Vessel Services contract to Oceaneering International Inc (OII).

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DOF Signs Three Charters worth NOK1bn

DOF Signs Three Charters worth NOK1bn

28 December 2011   Norwegian vessel operator DOF ASA (OSL:DOF) said on Thursday it had entered into three charters, worth a total NOK1bn, including options.

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Subsea Specialists Jee Shortlisted for The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Subsea Specialists Jee Shortlisted for The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

28 December 2011   Aberdeen-based subsea engineering experts Jee Ltd is pleased to announce it has been shortlisted for The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International Trade.

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Oceaneering Announces BP Angola Contract

Oceaneering Announces BP Angola Contract

28 December 2011   Oceaneering International, Inc OII announced that it has secured a three-year Field Support Vessel Services contract from BP plc.

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Innovation & Technology Award for IHC Engineering Business

Innovation & Technology Award for IHC Engineering Business

28 December 2011   The leading north east England-based engineering company IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB), part of IHC Merwede, has won the NOF Energy Innovation & Technology Award, for its work on the 2,500t J-Lay tower -- one of the most versatile pipelay systems in the world, designed and built for Saipem for use on their new-build vessel Saipem FDS2.

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Shell Grants Two Umbilical Contracts

Shell Grants Two Umbilical Contracts

28 December 2011   Shell has announced it has granted two contracts to Subsea 7 to carry out umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Subsea 7 Scoops West Franklin Surf

Subsea 7 Scoops West Franklin Surf

22 December 2011   Offshore engineering player Subsea 7 has been awarded the subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines contract for the West Franklin field in the Central Graben area of the North Sea.

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Well Ops Nabs Talisman UK Works

Well Ops Nabs Talisman UK Works

22 December 2011   Aberdeen-based subsea well intervention specialists Well Ops UK have bagged a multi-service contract with Canada's Talisman Energy on the UK continental shelf.

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Oceaneering Acquires AGR Field Operations

Oceaneering Acquires AGR Field Operations

21 December 2011   Oceaneering International, Inc announced that its wholly-owned Norwegian subsidiary, Oceaneering AS, has closed the previously-announced definitive agreement to acquire AGR Field Operations (AGR FO).

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Hess Awards Wood Group Kenny FEED Contract for Equus Project

Hess Awards Wood Group Kenny FEED Contract for Equus Project

21 December 2011   Hess awards Wood Group Kenny FEED contract for Equus project Wood Group Kenny has been awarded a contract to carry out the front end engineering and design (FEED) for the subsea development of Equus, Hess Exploration Australia's first deepwater gas project in offshore Western Australia.

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Specialised Joint Integrity Training for Commercial Divers

Specialised Joint Integrity Training for Commercial Divers

21 December 2011   Renowned global joint integrity and engineering services company Hydratight, has formed a strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading commercial diver training schools.

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RBG Operative First to Attain Opito Blaster/Sprayer Certification

RBG Operative First to Attain Opito Blaster/Sprayer Certification

21 December 2011   An employee from RBG, the leading provider of assess, inspect and repair (AIR) services to the global energy industry that was recently acquired by Stork Technical Services, has become the first operative in the world to attain the new OPITO blaster/sprayer competency standard certification which was launched in November 2011.

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First Contract for Expro's AX-S Subsea Intervention System

First Contract for Expro's AX-S Subsea Intervention System

19 December 2011   Total E&P UK Ltd, the Aberdeen-based subsidiary of the Total Group, has signed a long-term frame agreement with Expro.

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Masters Programme - Call for MSc Projects

Masters Programme - Call for MSc Projects

14 December 2011   The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling are involved with an exciting new three year initiative called ‘Making the Most of Masters’.

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KONGSBERG to Head Up a Major Norwegian Consortium with DNV and IBM to Develop Integrated Environmental Monitoring System

KONGSBERG to Head Up a Major Norwegian Consortium with DNV and IBM to Develop Integrated Environmental Monitoring System

14 December 2011   In order to reduce the environmental risks from oil and gas operations, a consortium consisting of KONGSBERG, IBM, and DNV will now develop a real-time environmental monitoring solution together with their client Statoil.

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Buoyancy Modules Aid ROV Deployments Off Brazil

Buoyancy Modules Aid ROV Deployments Off Brazil

14 December 2011   SMD has contracted Trelleborg Offshore for syntactic foam buoyancy modules for 20 new work-class ROVs.

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Shell Gambles Billions in Arctic Alaska Oil Push

Shell Gambles Billions in Arctic Alaska Oil Push

14 December 2011   Standing in front of a brightly colored, 3-D image of the geology far below the floor of the Chukchi Sea, Steve Phelps pointed to the "giant opportunity" that has prompted Shell Oil to pour billions of dollars into the Alaska Arctic.

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Petrobras Contracts Subsea 7 for SURF Work in Campos Basin

Petrobras Contracts Subsea 7 for SURF Work in Campos Basin

12 December 2011   Subsea 7 SA has announced award of a $200-million SURF (subsea umbilical riser and flowline) contract from Petróleo Brasileiro.

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DUCO are Energy Sector's Top Firm

DUCO are Energy Sector's Top Firm

12 December 2011   Subsea specialist DUCO landed the Company of the Year honour at the annual NOF Energy awards dinner.

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Subsea 7 Announces Award of Two Contracts with Shell in the Gulf of Mexico

Subsea 7 Announces Award of Two Contracts with Shell in the Gulf of Mexico

12 December 2011   Subsea 7, a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services, today announces the award of two engineering and installation contracts from Shell for the Cardamom and West Boreas Projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Aker to 'Raise Quality Game'

Aker to 'Raise Quality Game'

09 December 2011   The Norwegian oilfield services contractor reported a loss in the third quarter after incurring heavy costs of Nkr500 million ($87 million) on delayed deliveries of subsea equipment in Brazil.

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Deepwater Adds Distributor ERIKS, Attends Technivent

Deepwater Adds Distributor ERIKS, Attends Technivent

09 December 2011   Deepwater Corrosion Services has appointed ERIKS bv as the exclusive distributor for its I-Rod brand pipe-support products in the Benelux Region, which encompasses Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

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Initiative to ‘Energise’ North-east Teachers on Oil & Gas

Initiative to ‘Energise’ North-east Teachers on Oil & Gas

09 December 2011   Teachers and career advisors were invited to see firsthand the innovations in the energy sector from the businesses behind the leading technologies.

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Working Time Regulations Not Fit for Purpose, Claims Employment Law Expert

Working Time Regulations Not Fit for Purpose, Claims Employment Law Expert

08 December 2011   A leading employment lawyer blamed "not fit for purpose” European and Westminster legislation for the costly seven year legal battle which ended in failure for unions representing UK offshore workers.

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Let Jee Clear Up the Mystery of Landfalls and Marine Terminals

Let Jee Clear Up the Mystery of Landfalls and Marine Terminals

08 December 2011   It is essential knowledge for every subsea oil and gas project, yet landfalls and marine terminals seem to be the ‘ugly duckling’ of the subsea engineering world; with morefocus puton easier, more appealing projects.

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Getting More from Current Reserves - Looking 'Beyond' EOR

Getting More from Current Reserves - Looking 'Beyond' EOR

08 December 2011   This is an open invitation to any organisation from any sector such to take the opportunity to submit proposals of conceptual ideas that provide an innovative approach towards finding step change solutions to increasing oil recovery factors and production of additional hydrocarbon.

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