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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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Video: GE Introduces the SeaPrime™ I Subsea MUX BOP Control System

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The GE Oil & Gas SeaPrime™ I Subsea BOP Control System translates electrical controls from the surface to hydraulic controls subsea that operate Blowout Preventer (BOP) systems, as deep as 12,500ft below sea level. The new fault-tolerant, two-POD design has the ability to re-route hydraulic functions while remaining subsea, preventing costly stack pulls. Access to […]

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OTC 2016: GE Oil & Gas receives Spotlight Award for subsea mux BOP control system

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 1:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

GE Oil & Gas has received an OTC Spotlight Award for the SeaPrime, a subsea mux BOP control system. It allows drilling contractors to continue drilling if components of one point of distribution (POD) fail. This new design simplifies access to critical components, uses only two pods, and re-routes failed functions within a POD to […]

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Aker Solutions and ABB join forces to propel and power subsea production

Posted: May 3, 2016 at 8:38 am   /   Oil & Gas

New business alliance to bring subsea solutions to the next level. Aker Solutions and ABB agreed to build on their combined strengths in subsea, power and automation technologies to develop solutions that will improve oil and gas production for the global energy industry. The cooperation will integrate Aker Solutions’ pioneering subsea capabilities and ABB’s subsea […]

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