Most popular articles of the week October 6 – 12, 2014

The articles you have read the most this past week include an infographic on how to build an offshore oil platform, a gallery of the world’s biggest jack-up rig nearing Norway, North Sea platform evacuation story and many more.  





Infographics: How to build an offshore oil platform

BP has shared an infographics on how to build an oil platform in six steps. The platform shown in the infographics is located in the Caspian sea, offshore Azerbaijan.


World’s biggest jack-up nearing Norway (Gallery)

XLE 2, one of the world’s largest jack-up drilling rigs, is only a couple of days away from its final destination, Norway.


Radioactive ship spurs evacuation of North Sea platform

A ship carrying radioactive waste yesterday lost power and began drifting in the Moray Firth, Scotland, driving evacuation of a nearby oil platform.


Double win for Petrofac

Petrofac’s Offshore Projects & Operations business unit has been awarded two major reimbursable contracts in the UKCS and the Middle East.


Xodus Subsea to challenge big guns

Chiyoda has, in partnership with Xodus Group and Saipem, announced the launch of a global subsea engineering company to be named Xodus Subsea.


Infographic: How much does it cost to abandon North Sea well?

Claxton, an Acteon company, has released an infographic guide to well abandonment costs in the North Sea.


Heerema-AF JV to remove Murchison platform

AF Gruppen ASA, in a consortium with Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE, has now signed a contract with CNR International (U.K) Limited, for the removal and disposal of the Murchison Platform in the North Sea.


Keppel clinches $120M in orders from repeat clients

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s subsidiaries Keppel Shipyard and Keppel Nantong have secured contracts from repeat customers worth a total of S$153 million (USD 119.7 million).

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