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  • 14 October 2014

    Step Change in Safety last week announced a size criteria for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations on the UK Continental Shelf. Do you know what size you are? No? Read on. The criteria came in response to the size restrictions laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in February 2014. Helicopter […]

  • 17 May 2018

    The results of a joint project into the body sizes of UK offshore workers on board various helicopter crafts has received an award for outstanding contribution to ergonomics.

  • 8 January 2015

    Step Change in Safety, an industry safety group, has announced the measurement strategy for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations, on the UK Continental Shelf. The strategy follows Step Change’s announcement in October 2014 that passengers will be measured by the width of their shoulders, and those whose shoulders measure greater than 22″ (55.9cm) […]

  • 19 October 2014

    Here is a list of the Offshore Energy Today articles you read the most this past week. An article about how and why size matters when flying in an offshore helicopter in UK was the most popular. You also read about an oil company firing two top execs for accepting unauthorized payments; Statoil losing CEO to BG […]

  • 11 February 2015

    Falck Safety Services (Falck) is offering offshore helicopter passenger measurement solutions, ahead of new regulations set to come into force in April in the UK. The company, with training centres in Aberdeen and Teesside, will provide the service at both centres, ahead of new UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) deadlines. The new regulation will affect helicopter passengers […]

  • 19 April 2011

      KBR announced the executive appointments of Roy Oelking, Dennis Calton and John Rose within its leadership organization. Roy Oelking has been appointed Group President, KBR Hydrocarbons responsible for the company’s four hydrocarbon business units: Downstream, Gas Monetization, Oil & Gas, and Technology. Prior to being appointed as Group President, Oelking served as President, KBR […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Collaboration, Equipment, Technology

    Del Mar Oceanographic and RBR have partnered to provide Wirewalkers with RBR CTDs and sensors in Australia and New Zealand. The DMO Wirewalker, originally designed at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is a vertically profiling instrument platform powered by ocean waves. Attached to a free-drifting or moored buoy, the Wirewalker ratchets downward along a suspension wire […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Canadian manufacturer of oceanographic instruments RBR has officially opened RBR China in Qingdao. RBR China is a wholly-owned foreign enterprise, established to more efficiently support RBR’s customer base and collaborative business development activities in China. The coastal city of Qingdao is the hub of oceanographic research in China and home to Ocean University of China, […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. engineering company KBR has been awarded pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts by BP for the development of the Tortue / Ahmeyim field offshore Mauritania and Senegal.  Under KBR’s global services agreement with BP, KBR has won these new contracts to provide pre-FEED and project support covering design of the […]

  • 30 January 2012

    KBR today announced the appointment of Darrell Hargrave to President of KBR’s Industrial Services business unit. Hargrave will lead KBR’s Industrial Services business unit. KBR’s business unit is responsible for on-site industrial maintenance, on-call construction, boiler repair and turnaround services to the petrochemical, refining, pulp and paper, facilities and energy industries. A 30 year veteran […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      KBR today announced that it has received a letter of award from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Limited to perform engineering design and procurement support services for the BP Quad 204 Floating Production Storage and Offload (FPSO) Project to be located west of Shetland Isles in UK waters. The Quad 204 FPSO will be designed […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Houston-based energy services company KBR said it finalized two previously announced partnerships with Bernhard Capital Partners.

  • 26 March 2014
    Project & Tenders

    KBR has been awarded an onshore liquefied natural gas portfolio contract by Shell Global Solutions International. Under this agreement, KBR will develop pre-front end engineering and design (pre-FEED) and FEED for Shell’s worldwide LNG projects with an opportunity to continue as the lead party in consortia for projects in the execution phase. As part of […]

  • 19 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      KBR yesterday announced the executive appointments of Roy Oelking, Dennis Calton and John Rose within its leadership organization. Roy Oelking has been appointed Group President, KBR Hydrocarbons responsible for the company’s four hydrocarbon business units: Downstream, Gas Monetization, Oil & Gas, and Technology. Prior to being appointed as Group President, Oelking served as President, […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Houston-based energy and LNG engineer KBR said Wednesday it has secured a carbon capture contract from Japan’s JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation. Under the master service agreement and feasibility study, KBR will assess options for carbon capture and sequestration, alongside blue hydrogen production relating to JX Nippon’s oil and gas fields in Southeast […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    KBR yesterday announced that it has been selected by GDF SUEZ Bonaparte Pty. Ltd. (GDF SUEZ), operator of the Bonaparte LNG project, to execute floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production vessel design work for its project offshore Darwin, Australia. This award is one of two contracts being let by GDF SUEZ as part of an […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    KBR has been awarded pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts by BP for the development of the Tortue / Ahmeyim field offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Under KBR’s global services agreement with BP, KBR has won these new contracts to provide pre-FEED and project support covering design of the subsea, pre-treatment floating […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      KBR today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to execute detailed design engineering for the Jack & St. Malo floating production unit (FPU) located in the Lower Tertiary trend in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The Jack and St. Malo fields are located within 25 miles (40 km) […]

  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    KBR announced that it has completed the acquisition of the 44.94 percent share interest in M.W. Kellogg Limited (MWKL) previously held by JGC Corporation . With the completion of the transaction, MWKL, which was previously an affiliate of both companies since 1992, is again a wholly-owned KBR subsidiary. The Agreement to enter into the transaction […]

  • 29 July 2016

    Houston-based LNG engineer KBR reported a net income of US$47 million during the second quarter, a 24.1 percent drop compared to the $62 million in the second quarter of 2015.

  • 10 April 2014

    KBR named Stuart Bradie as President and Chief Executive Officer of the compan effective June 2, 2014. Bradie succeeds William “Bill” Utt, who is retiring. Bradie will be appointed as a member of KBR’s Board of Directors when he joins KBR. Bradie has more than 25 years of industry experience and joins KBR from WorleyParsons, where […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Halliburton has been notified that an award of approximately $200 million has been issued to Barracuda & Caratinga Leasing Company (BCLC) by the panel hearing an arbitration proceeding filed by BCLC against KBR. The arbitration proceeding is related to a contract between BCLC and KBR for the development of the Barracuda and Caratinga oil fields […]