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Egypt plans 20 wells for Zohr field

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 10:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petrobel has announced that the plans for Egypt’s Zohr field comprises of the drilling and continuation of 20 wells, and also the installation of 20 deep wellheads underwater. Three electro-hydraulic control cables have already been installed at the field and the company plans to also install measuring, protection and controlling equipment and gas transporting networks. […]

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Nexans umbilicals to make essential subsea connection for BP & DEA in Egypt’s West Nile Delta project

Posted: September 13, 2016 at 8:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Nexans has further extended its long run of success with BP oil & gas projects by winning a major contract to supply approximately 100 km of umbilicals for the next stage of the West Nile Delta project. BP Exploration (Delta) Limited, UK has ordered approximately 100 km of static umbilicals and associated accessories from Nexans […]

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Saipem’s Castoro Sei pipelayer platform for Zohr work docks at Limassol, staying six months

Posted: August 1, 2016 at 8:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem’s pipelayer Castoro Sei (Beaver Six) was fully ensconced at Limassol port on Sunday before starting work on underwater pipelines for Egypt’s giant Zohr gasfield. The Zohr gas field was discovered by Eni in August 2015, using the drillship Saipem 10000, which is still operating in the area. The ‘floating factory’ Castoro Sei will remain […]

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Saipem awarded EPCI contract for Zohr offshore field development

Posted: July 7, 2016 at 3:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem has been awarded new contracts and variation orders in E&C offshore, for an overall amount in excess of 1.5 billion euros. The most significant contract relates to the Field Development Project for the “supergiant” Zohr gas field, located off the Egyptian coast in the Mediterranean sea. Petrobel has awarded Saipem an Engineering, Procurement, Construction […]

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OneSubsea lands Zohr subsea production systems contract

Posted: June 21, 2016 at 4:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

FasTrac program for strategic gas development in Mediterranean region. OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract totaling more than $170 million from Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel). OneSubsea will supply the subsea production systems for the first stage of the Zohr gas field, located in the Shorouk Concession, offshore Egypt. […]

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Video: GE Oil & Gas – Bringing collaborative robots to the subsea industry

Posted: June 19, 2016 at 8:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

We are hard at work creating the Brilliant Factories of the future. By combining our experts’ deep domain knowledge of subsea applications with expertise in the world of intelligent machines, we are introducing next generation, collaborative robots to our facilities around the world. (Source: GE Oil & Gas)

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Video: GE Oil & Gas MECON WM 36/500 Subsea High Voltage Wet Mate Connector

Posted: June 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Downtime in subsea production systems causes significant economic losses. Quick fault identification and rectification are key to reducing life of field costs. GE Oil & Gas MECON Wet Mate connector is a clean environment connector emphasizing reliability and process control. This connector has been designed to withstand full system voltage when mechanically mated but electrically […]

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Aker Solutions wins order for Zohr offshore gas field umbilicals

Posted: June 6, 2016 at 2:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Aker Solutions won a contract to deliver its longest-ever umbilicals system at the Zohr offshore gas field in the Egyptian part of the Mediterranean Sea. The agreement with Petrobel in Egypt is worth more than NOK 1 billion and will be booked in the second quarter. It stipulates the delivery of 180 kilometers of steel […]

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OTC 2016: Shell executive offers insight on forging a world-leading supply chain

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 7:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Low oil prices have increased pressure on the oil and gas industry to improve the capital efficiency of major projects, and examine the supply chain that is vital to their successful execution. That was the message offered by Harry Brekelmans, Projects & Technology Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc, in a presentation entitled “Forging a world […]

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OTC 2016: Aker Solutions Wins Engineering Achievement Award

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 1:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Aker Solutions this week won an engineering achievement award at the OTC conference in Houston for its El-drive subsea electric actuators which are more compact, effective and environmentally friendly than traditional hydraulic solutions. The newly developed electric actuators are designed to operate valves in subsea production and processing systems. They are friendlier to the environment […]

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