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Connector Subsea Solutions Acquires MORGRIP

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, said it has signed an agreement to acquire Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK.The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive repair and modification services for subsea and deepwater pipeline repair. The consolidated entity will consist of 60 employees dedicated to pipeline repair products and services.Over the last six years, CSS and Hydratight have collaborated to deliver challenging subsea pipeline repair projects.The acquisition of the MORGRIP business completes CSS&rsquo

Gunnar Breivik, managing director, Statoil Production (U.K.) Limited (Credit Statoil)

UK Suppliers Win Statoil Contracts

Statoil (UK) Limited has awarded Aker Solutions UK with the maintenance and modification services contract for the Mariner field.  Likewise, the offshore services contract was awarded to Stork Technical Services Limited (UK). Aker Solutions will perform the services for the Mariner field under a five-year contract, anticipated to start this August. Stork will begin its services in January 2015, also under a five-year term. Both contracts include two two-year extension options.  The Mariner platform is currently under construction, with scheduled production to start in 2017. The

Aker Solutions Wins 5-year Statoil Contract

Norway's Aker Solutions has won a five-year contract from Statoil for maintenance and modification services at the heavy oil Mariner field in the British section of the North Sea, Aker Solutions said on Friday. The value of the contract was not disclosed. The contract has an extension option of up to four years. (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche; editing by Balazs Koranyi)

MCO Compressor deliveries in UAE: Photo courtesy of MCO

Japanese Firm to Set Up Houston Compressor Plant

Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA) in Florida, the business base for MHI's power systems operations in the U.S.
 The production and servicing base will conduct knockdown production of compressors using components manufactured and tested in Japan, and will provide after-sales and modification services to MCO compressor users. The base will also enhance the company's long-term service agreement (LTSA) capabilities, and enable it to respond to package orders of compressors and gas-turbine power generation systems for petrochemical plant. In the future, plans call for the U.S. base to also

Technip Win Offshore Angola BP Contract

Technip wins important 5-year contract for engineering & modification services on FPSO units offshore Angola, SW Africa. The BP Angola contract is for work concerning the existing Greater Plutonio and Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte (PSVM) floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units, located in Blocks 18 and 31 offshore Angola. This contract follows the successful completion of a previous five-year contract for engineering services for the Greater Plutonio FPSO. This new award covers two FPSOs and involves not only engineering, but also procurement and management of offshore

Norwegian Shelf Subsea Contract for Aker Solutions

, installation and commissioning assistance (EPCIc). "This will be a challenging and exciting job. It is an important assignment for Aker Solutions, which shows that we are competitive on jobs in all levels of the market. We are pleased that Statoil renews their trust in our topside modification services," says Tore Sjursen, head of Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and operations business. Maintenance and modifications work will help to increase oil recovery rate and extend the life of the Gullfaks field. The Gullfaks South increased oil recovery topside EPCIc assignment

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