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Saipem Scoops $500+ Mln EPCI Contracts

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem reports it has been awarded several engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts in various countries worth over $500 million combined.The first EPCI contract has been awarded by Saudi Aramco in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of the Long-Term Agreement in force until 2021. The scope of the offshore work encompasses the design, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a 36” carbon steel pipeline onto the existing network around the Ju’aymah area and brownfield services at the associated offshore platform.

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Saipem Wins Subsea Contract in Guyana

attention to safety, environment, innovation and cost efficiency are key to consolidate our position as one of the leading companies in the offshore subsea”.Furthermore, Saipem has been awarded certain variation orders for additional works linked to ongoing offshore E&C projects in Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan and in the North Sea.The overall value of the above-mentioned contracts, together with the contract in Guyana, is worth approximately $880 million

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Tekmar Acquires Pipeshield

mattresses, scour protection, pipeline crossings. Further this extends within the group the track record within offshore wind and a longer standing heritage from oil and gas.Pipeshield, headquartered in Lowestoft, has manufacturing operations local to its primary markets, including Aberdeen, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. The majority of Pipeshield’s production activity is undertaken at its new leased facility at Blyth in Northumberland, a major hub for offshore renewables activity in the UK.Pipeshield currently employs 25 full time staff, most of whom are technically focused, plus circa 15

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Saipem to Build Floating Wind Farm in Saudi Arabia

Italian services company Saipem said it will design and built a 500 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind farm in Saudi Arabia under a memorandum of understanding and exclusive agreement with Abu Dhabi based renewables solutions firm Plambeck Emirates.The project phases will commence in the coming weeks via Plambeck Saudi, a Plambeck company located in Riyadh, Saipem said.Saipem plans to start operations after finalizing financial agreements at the end of the planning phase, after which the contract will be signed for Saipem to undertake the engineering, design, construction and installation of the

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Subsea 7 Scores Contract Off Saudi Arabia

Offshore engineering and services company Subsea 7 revealed it has been awarded two contracts from Saudi Aramco for conventional projects in shallow water offshore Saudi Arabia.The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts are awarded in consortium with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, under a long-term agreement (LTA) with Saudi Aramco, Subsea 7 said in a press release on Monday.The two workscopes, which will be executed together, consist of EPCI of three oil production deck manifolds and subsea pipelines in the Zuluf field as well

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Oi: Tracking 50 Years of Ocean Innovation

, said, recalls Versha Carter, who worked on Oceanology from 1996 to 2002, as project manager and then project director.THE PIONEERSSide scan sonar inventor Marty Klein (right) is an industry icon, involved in the industry events then and now. Pictured here Klein speaks to the all-female ROV team from Saudi Arabia during the 2017 MATE international event. Photo: MATE II“It was a fabulous time and it was very exciting,” says Stott, who retired in 1999, but is still a member of the SUT. “Many people came back year after year to Brighton, each year with new and exciting technology. Improvements

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DOF Bags Multiple Offshore Vessel Deals

Norwegian offshore vessel provider DOF has won several contracts from undisclosed clients for work in Guyana, Saudi Arabia, and the Mediterranean.The Skandi Neptune has already commenced operation in Guyana for survey work and planning a second campaign within 2019 for Field Development Construction Support activities.In addition, the DOF group is secured award for two PSVs, the Skandi Foula and Skandi Buchan, and both vessels will join the Skandi Neptune in the second quarter of 2019 carrying pipe and subsea hardware to the main installation vessels. The forecast assets utilization is estimated close

(L–R) Alan MacDonald, Sonardyne, and Colin Erskine, Unique, on Sonardyne’s Stand 123 at Subsea Expo 2019 in Aberdeen (Photo: Sonardyne)

Unique invests in Sonardyne Tech

On the opening of Subsea Expo, in Aberdeen Unique Group’s announced orders for multiple copies of Sonardyne’s Fusion 2 Long BaseLine (LBL) and INS operating platform and a large number of the latest Compatt 6+ seabed transponders and ROVNav 6+ vehicle-Unique Group, which is headquartered in the UAE and has offices in Aberdeen, Rotterdam, Saudi Arabia, Houston, Mumbai, Cape Town and Singapore, has also ordered Sonardyne’s GyroCompatt 6 positioning transponders, which offer operators real-time positioning and motion data from one small, versatile and robust instrument.

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Seacor Marine Acquires Three Cosco PSVs

.John Gellert, Seacor  Marine’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are honored to build upon our relationship with the Cosco Shipping Group, which began last year with our SEACosco joint venture. That initiative’s first two vessels are already operational in the North Sea and in Saudi Arabia. Those vessels have performed well since delivery in early 2018, and we look forward to welcoming these newly acquired vessels into our fleet over the next year."This is truly an exciting time for Seacor Marine and its stakeholders as we continue to modernize our fleet through prudently structured

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TechnipFMC to Expands in Saudi Arabia

UK-based energy industry company in TechnipFMC has broken ground on its new state-of-the-art manufacturing, aftermarket and training facility in Dhahran in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.The 52,500-square-meter facility greatly expands TechnipFMC’s footprint in Saudi Arabia with a major investment and 140 new jobs focusing on Saudi talents.The new facility will offer a broad range of manufacturing, aftermarket and training capabilities in-country, supporting the full TechnipFMC portfolio with its advanced technology and integrated systems in the drilling, completion, production, measurement

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