Offshore Geochemical Survey Sales

EGS (Asia) Ltd and W. L. Gore and Associates, Inc. have signed a joint sales agreement designed to provide advanced offshore geochemical survey services. The GORE Exploration Survey is a proven method for the collection, analysis and data interpretation of hydrocarbon microseepage, with the ability to detect and quantify over ninety compounds (up through C18). The survey enables exploration geologists to identify formation-specific geochemical signatures of petroleum production and map these signatures across both onshore and offshore exploration sites. EGS will provide vessel logistics and seabed core sample collection services for Gore Exploration Surveys. The alliance will provide customers with... (read more)
2004-05-23 12:00:00

Offshore Energy 2016

Offshore Energy is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry. It covers both the exploration and production of the conventional energy resources oil & gas as well as the expanding renewable part of the energy mix such as offshore wind and marine renewable energy. Renewables play an important role during OEEC 2016, which is why it is the ideal place to find out where the future of energy is heading. (read more)
2010-04-06 01:59:36

Offshore West Africa 2016

Offshore West Africa, presented by Offshore Magazine and supported by Oil & Gas Journal, is a conference and exhibition dedicated to the offshore oil & gas industry and will host its 20th anniversary edition 2016 in Nigeria at the Eko Hotel & Suites. Offshore West Africa 2016 will once again show innovative technologies and solutions within the deepwater exploration and production industry.  (read more)
2015-12-02 10:42:08

Metocean Offshore Contract

Metocean Services International (MSI) and PT Pageo Utama (PAGEO) have signed a new two year agreement pertaining to the exclusive provision of Metocean services in Indonesia at Oceanology International 08. The agreement builds on the existing relationship between both companies where their complementary services and experience in the oil and gas industry will enable them to secure and execute Metocean projects to the offshore industry of Indonesia.   Under this agreement, MSI will provide the sales interface and conduct the actual services and provide all the associated technical support. MSI, continuing with its commitment to build local capacity, will also... (read more)
2008-03-27 10:12:55

Positioneering Offshore Market Entry

Positioneering, a provider of global GNSS-based precise-positioning services to enter the offshore market, has appointed Ewan Brown to the role of Global Resources Manager. Formerly Production Manager at Nautronix, Ewan will be responsible for completing the on-going production and manufacture of Positioneering’s launch products and services, and the subsequent management of all Positioneering equipment, software and operations people worldwide.     Positioneering also has promoted Paul Gordon to Global Operations Manager. Paul has been with Positioneering for fourteen months as a Senior Development Project Manager and has been key to the successful delivery of Positioneering’s product developments. Paul will bring... (read more)
2011-04-05 12:00:00

Offshore Survey Frame Agreement

MMT (Sweden) hase been awarded a Frame Agreement for offshore survey services with Statoil. The Frame Agreement consists of survey services such as pipeline surveys, seabed mapping surveys, inspections, geotechnical survey support and environmental survey support that will be conducted and provided worldwide. This is a four-year-long contract with an option of an additional two years.     MMT will operate an ROV, ROTV, tow fish and vessel-based survey sensors under this Frame Agreement. The work will mainly be performed in the North Sea. MMT has qualified six vessels in the agreement; these vessels include those owned and operated by... (read more)
2012-02-09 12:00:00

Noordhoek Offshore Expands

Noordhoek was founded in 1933 as a shipping company. Since the very beginning of the giant Delta project in The Netherlands in 1959 Noordhoek changed its working activities to become an underwater contractor. The range of services consists of diving, ROV, remote interventions, subsea installations and construction, abandonment services, cable-laying, trenching services, cable lay vessels, tunnel diving and construction works. Together with subsidiary Seatec Underwater Systems, Noordhoek is able to perform all major subsea-related projects. Due to the departure of one of the major players, Thales Geosolutions BV, from the Dutch offshore survey field, Noordhoek Offshore has decided to further... (read more)
2003-10-25 12:00:00

Offshore Wind Power Forum

The Offshore Wind Power Forum, to be held in Philadelphia during 2–3 February 2010, is the only event which will bring together all stakeholders in offshore wind to discuss and debate how these nascent projects in North America can catch up with the success of onshore wind. Global offshore wind capacity has now reached 1.5GW, with another 1.5GW under construction. In the US, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) has been receiving lease applications for offshore wind farms since June 2009. With the North American regulatory environment now supporting the development of offshore wind, the market looks set for rapid growth.... (read more)
2009-11-09 12:00:19

Fugro Acquires Bluestone Offshore

Fugro has reached agreement with Reef Subsea AS to acquire Bluestone Offshore Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries.   Bluestone Offshore is a specialist provider of geotechnical services in Southeast Asia and Australia and currently operates one chartered DP deepwater geotechnical vessel in the region. The staff of approximately 40 also provides laboratory and engineering services in their office in Singapore. The office will be consolidated into Fugro’s existing operations in Singapore.   Revenues for Bluestone Offshore for 2010 were in the order of USD 20 million.     (read more)
2011-04-11 12:00:00

Standards in Offshore Survey

The offshore industry has a range of standards in common use. As survey contractors/subcontractors, how far should we aim for standardisation in the work we do and how much scope should we leave for differentiation between ourselves? In common with most industries, the offshore survey industry has its fair share of standards that are defined by clients, standards bodies, trade associations and legislative bodies, to name but a few. These can relate to data exchange, work practice, quality management systems or health and safety matters. Good standards can be beneficial; they may improve safety and quality of work, reduce unnecessary... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00
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