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Aker Solutions Wins Order for World’s Largest Umbilicals System

Aker Solutions won an order valued at more than NOK 1.6 billion to deliver the largest umbilicals system ever. The contract entails delivery of 250 kilometers of steel-tube umbilicals linking a subsea development to an existing offshore platform. “We are honored to have been selected to work on this project, which is groundbreaking in terms of the size and technology of the umbilicals system,” said Luis Araujo, chief executive officer of Aker Solutions. The work will be led by Aker Solutions in Oslo and manufacturing will take place at the company’s umbilicals plant in Moss, Norway. Delivery is set for the end of 2018. The parties have agreed to not disclose the name of the ...

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LNG Canada contracts BAM to build new Rio Tinto wharf

BAM International together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) has been awarded the contract to build the new Rio Tinto Aluminium BC Works wharf on behalf of LNG Canada. This wharf will replace the existing Rio Tinto Terminal B, used for import and export of raw materials and finished products for Rio Tinto’s ongoing operations, that needs to be relocated due to the planne ...

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Petrofac awarded Iraq PMC from PetroChina

Petrofac has been awarded a contract, valued at around US$30 million, to undertake Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services for the Halfaya Contract Area (Halfaya) in southern Iraq. Working in support of PetroChina International Iraq FZE (PetroChina), as the lead operator of Halfaya, Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) East business will undertake project management services ...

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EnerMech awarded Shell Prelude Australia FLNG contract

Global engineering and maintenance services provider, EnerMech, has been awarded a five-year contract for hose and hose fittings supply and services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility in Western Australia. The Prelude FLNG contract will be administered from EnerMech’s Henderson base in Perth while engineering and service support will be provided from regional facilities across Australia, including ...

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ABB wins $45 million Dubai Hills substation contract

ABB has won an order worth around $45 million from Dubai Hills Estate L.L.C, a joint venture between Emaar Properties PJSC and Meraas Holding, to construct a substation that will boost distribution capacity and feed power to a new integrated lifestyle project being constructed in Dubai. The project exemplifies ABB’s commitment to deliver reliable power to consumers and its focus on serving the bui ...

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Wood wins multi-million dollar oil refinery contract with Total

Wood has been awarded a new multi-million dollar contract by Total, supporting their Lindsey Oil Refinery located in North Killinghome, Lincolnshire, UK. The five-year contract is to provide onshore maintenance services and includes the option to be extended up to two years. Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood said: “We are strategically focused on leveraging our proven offshore track record of ...

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Kvaerner scores Husky deal for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada.

Husky Energy has awarded Kvaerner a contract for engineering and marine operations to tow and install the concrete gravity structure (CGS) for the West White Rose Project offshore Canada. The installation is scheduled for Q2 2021. The new multi-million Canadian dollar contract confirms Kvaerner’s leading position for demanding marine operations. Husky Energy is the operator of the White Rose oilfi ...

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‘Maersk Deliverer’ scoops second Total contract

The Semi-submersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a contract in Southeast Asia by Total E&P Malaysia. With an estimated duration of 60 days, the contract covers the drilling of one exploration well in the Block DW-N Sabah located offshore Malaysia. Maersk Deliverer will go to work for Total E&P Malaysia after completion of the previously announced contract with JX Nippon in Malaysia. ...

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Petrofac signs Iraq deal with Gazprom

Petrofac has secured a three-year master services agreement (MSA) to support Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V. (Gazprom Neft) with the provision of engineering services on a call-off basis for the  Gazprom Neft Middle East B.V.  in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The MSA was secured following a competitive tendering process and augments Petrofac’s extensive footprint in Iraq, where it has been providing ...

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Wood Group completes acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler

Wood Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler. Wood Group’s new ordinary shares will be admitted to the premium segment of the Official List and to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange with effect from 8.00 a.m. (London time) today, 9 October 2017. Robin Watson, Chief Executive of Wood Group commented: “This transformatio ...

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