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  • 15 April 2014

    Heerema Fabrication Group has completed construction of the Cygnus Alpha topsides structure which will be a part of an offshore platform installed at the Cygnus field, in the UK North Sea. The 1,640 tonne Cygnus Alpha Wellhead topsides is now at Heerema’s Hartlepool yard loaded on a barge, waiting to be shipped to its North Sea […]

  • 20 April 2014

    Large wave damages Ensco 8506 rig in Gulf of Mexico The Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts for an offshore drilling rig that began taking on water into a ballast tank after a large wave hit them in heavy seas more than 100 miles south of Galveston.   Police raids Petrobras HQ (Brazil) Federal police […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    With the sail away of the Cygnus Alpha Compression Module yesterday evening (July 20, 2015), the last of four main structures left Heerema Hartlepool, part of Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG), after two and a half years of construction. According to Heerema, the Cygnus Bravo Wellhead Platform (BWHP) and the Cygnus Alpha Process & Utilities (APU) […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Project & Tenders

    The Cygnus project, which will develop the largest gas discovery in the Southern North Sea in the last 25 years has reached a milestone. Construction of the Cygnus Alpha Platform, the first of four platforms for the Cygnus field, is nearing completion at Heerema’s fabrication yard in Hartlepool. The 1,640 tonne Cygnus Alpha Wellhead topsides left […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Key infrastructure for the Cygnus gas field left the Heerema Hartlepool yard yesterday as the project takes the next step towards targeted first gas in late 2015.

  • 14 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard in the United Kingdom received a frame contract from GDF SUEZ E&P UK for the fabrication and commissioning of four topsides for the Cygnus gas field development on the UK Southern North Sea. The total expected scope of the Cygnus project for execution at Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard will […]

  • 19 February 2014

    Iain Wright, Shadow Minister for Industry and MP for Hartlepool, UK yesterday welcomed the 250 extra jobs created by the Cygnus gas development. Cygnus, which represents an investment of around £1.4billion by operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK and partners Centrica Energy and Bayerngas, is the largest southern gas basin discovery for 25 years and at […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Seaway Heavy Lifting, using its vessel Oleg Strashnov, on Sunday, August 2, installed the Process Unit (PU) topside for operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd in the UK section of the North Sea. According to the company, the Oleg Strashnov set a new lift record for Seaway Heavy Lifting with the safe installation of the PU topside with […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Proserv, a provider of production technology services, has secured a £1.2million (approximately $2 million) contract to supply topside control equipment for the £1.4 billion ($2.18 billion) Cygnus offshore project. The award comes from AMEC, a company responsible for a detailed design of the Cygnus gas field development, the UK North Sea’s largest gas discovery in […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac’s relationship with GDF Suez E&P UK has been extended with the renewal of its Integrated Services Contract (ISC). The contract covers operations, maintenance and engineering services support to GDF SUEZ E&P UK throughout its operations in the UKCS, including Cygnus, the largest gas field discovery in the Southern North Sea for 25 years. The […]

  • 5 December 2012

    The ceremonial first cut of steel for the £1.4 billion (GBP) Cygnus gas field project was celebrated today by operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK and partners Centrica Energy and Bayerngas at Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard in North East England. Stuart Drummond, mayor of Hartlepool, performed the first cut of the steel, which will be […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The ceremonial first cut of steel for the  £1.4 billion (GBP) Cygnus gas field project was celebrated by operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK and partners Centrica Energy and Bayerngas at Heerema Fabrication Group’s Hartlepool yard in North East England. Mr Stuart Drummond, mayor of Hartlepool, performed the first cut of the steel, which will be […]

  • 23 February 2014

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  • 8 August 2017
    Project & Tenders

    First gas has been exported from Cygnus Bravo, the satellite wellhead platform in the Southern North Sea’s Cygnus development, operated by Engie E&P UK Limited.  On the morning of Tuesday, August 1 first gas from Bravo was exported 7km SE to Cygnus Alpha, which itself has been at a plateau of 250 million cubic feet […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    First gas has been exported from Cygnus Bravo, the satellite wellhead platform in the Southern North Sea’s Cygnus development, operated by ENGIE E&P UK. On the morning of Tuesday August 1, first gas from Bravo was exported 7km SE to Cygnus Alpha, which itself has been at a plateau of 250 million cubic feet per […]

  • 8 August 2017

    Engie E&P, a unit of the French energy giant and LNG player, has started first gas exports from the Cygnus Bravo wellhead platform in the UK’s southern North Sea. The unmanned satellite facility, second in the Cygnus development, exported first gas on August 1 to Cygnus Alpha, which itself has been at a plateau of 250 million […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The latest diver thickness gauge from Cygnus is the wrist mountable Cygnus DIVE, with a large colour TFT display and a live A-Scan. The optional data logging, topside capability and HelmetView™, a display mounted on the diver’s helmet, make this a very versatile gauge. Throughout Seawork 2013, Cygnus (stand B15) are demonstrating these and other […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Shell has awarded Allseas the topsides and jacket removal contract for the Brent field platforms. The contract also includes the removal of Brent Alpha’s steel jacket.  The Brent field is situated on the UK Continental Shelf, 186 km (116 miles) north-east of Lerwick, Scotland, in a water depth of 140 m (460 ft). The field comprises four […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Cygnus Instruments (stand B15), the leading manufacturer of Multiple Echo Ultrasonic Underwater Thickness Gauges, displays and demonstrates its latest Underwater model, the Cygnus DIVE at Seawork 2012. Packed with new features, it has been designed to be worn on the diver’s wrist, freeing a hand while performing the thickness survey. Like all Cygnus products the […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been awarded the hook up and commissioning (HUC) support contract for GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd’s Cygnus gas field development, the UK Southern North Sea’s largest gas discovery in the last 25 years. The HUC support contract for the four Cygnus platforms follows on from the […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The latest innovation from the pioneers of the multiple echo ultrasonic thickness gauge: * Reliable measurements through coatings * Live A-Scan display for thickness measurement verification * Large 2.4″ colour TFT screen * Topside monitoring with DIVELink * Data logging capability * Optional HelmetView™ * Automatic probe recognition. Following several years of market research, development […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Have you ever been on an offshore gas platform? No? Here’s your chance.