Most popular articles of the week, July 21 – 27, 2014

Most popular articles of the week, July 21 - 27, 2014

FMC Technologies in JIP with four O&G majors to develop new generation subsea equipment

FMC Technologies, Inc. has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment and systems designed to meet the challenges of producing oil and gas from deepwater reservoirs with pressures of up to 20,000 psi and temperatures of 350°F at the mudline.


Transocean in IPO launch

Transocean Partners LLC, a Marshall Islands limited liability company formed by Transocean Ltd., has announced that it has started an initial public offering of 17,500,000 common units representing limited liability company interests pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Songa Offshore wraps up rigs sale

Songa Offshore SE, a Cyprus-headquartered offshore drilling contractor, has today completed the previously announced sale of the Songa Mercur and Songa Venus rigs to the Opus Offshore Group.


McDermott lands Megalodon platform installation gig

McDermott International, Inc. has announced that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a contract to provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier Block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico.


Harris Pye refurbishes ‘Atwood Hunter’ in West Africa

Harris Pye Engineering and a subsidiary of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. recently forged another successful partnership by jointly executing a very challenging project off the coast of West Africa – the exact location, at anchorage in the Port of Limbe, Cameroon, for the Atwood Hunter.


Technip takes profit dive in 1H 2014

On July 22, 2014 Technip’s Board of Directors approved the second quarter and first half 2014 consolidated financial statements.


Sembmarine gets FPSO conversion contract for Kaombo Project

Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured a Floating Storage Production Offloading (FPSO) conversion contract worth about S$600 million from Saipem SA, France for the conversion of two FPSOs for the Kaombo Project in Offshore Angola.


Halliburton promotes VP, COO to President

Halliburton has announced the promotion of Jeff Miller, currently the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, to president and his appointment to the Halliburton Board of Directors both effective August 1, 2014.

July 27, 2014


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