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2011-02-15 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed a three-year frame agreement with ConocoPhillips Indonesia Inc. Ltd for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment. The contract includes an immediate $57 million call-off and is expected to result in approximately $96 million in total revenue to FMC Technologies if all of the subsea equipment included in the agreement is ordered. The equipment will support three of...

2010-12-02 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, will present "Offshore: The Next Frontier in Wind Energy," a new conference to take place in New York City on December 8, 2010. Industry executives from companies including GE, Bechtel Power Corporation, Great Lakes Wind Energy, Garrad Hassan America, Inc., and Apex Offshore Wind will provide insights into the future development of offshore wind energy, both nationally and globally. Topics to be...

2010-11-02 16:01:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced that it has secured a contract with the BC-10 Consortium, operated by Shell, to supply umbilicals for the development of BC-10 Phase II offshore Brazil in the Campos Basin. The order is for hybrid subsea pump and steel tube production control umbilicals totaling approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) in length and associated hydraulic flying leads. Manufacture of the product is planned to...

2010-10-26 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed a contract with Shell Group Companies to supply subsea systems for the Parque das Conchas Phase II project. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) FMC's scope of supply will include 11 subsea trees rated at 10,000 psi and two production manifolds. The company will also supply an artificial lift manifold...

2010-10-05 17:50:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sons Limited ("Wilson, Sons" or the "Company"), traded at the BM&FBovespa under ticker symbol "WSON11", announces christening of PSV Talha-Mar, the 10th in our fleet of offshore support vessels. The ship was constructed in the Wilson, Sons Shipyard in Guaruja and delivered to Wilson, Sons Ultratug Offshore (WSUT) in which Wilson, Sons has a 50% interest. The vessel will operate on the spot market before entering service under an eight year...

2010-10-04 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Industries, Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBL) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Offshore International, Ltd., has been awarded a contract from Dubai Petroleum Establishment (DPE) to perform the Al Jalilah Platform and Pipelines EPC project. The project, which should be completed in the first half of 2011, covers the design, construction and installation of a basic, unmanned offshore wellhead platform, one 27 km x 6" gas lift pipeline, and one...

2010-08-25 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepFlex today announced one of its all-composite flexible pipes has been used by Saipem S.p.A. to commission a deepwater export line offshore Brazil for Petrobras. The Saipem vessel Normand Cutter deployed the DeepFlex downline in 1500 meters of water to prepare the 174 kilometer, 18 inch Urugua export pipeline for operation in the Santos basin. The DeepFlex pipe is substantially lighter weight than alternative solutions resulting in lower deployment...

2010-07-29 08:39:00

SEATTLE, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Subsea 7, one of the world's leading subsea engineering and construction companies has chosen BlueView Technologies to provide an acoustic imaging system for its new line of Autonomous Inspection Vehicles (AIVs). Under this agreement, BlueView will deliver both forward looking navigation and tracking sonar as well as ultra-high resolution MicroBathymetry sonar for three dimensional tracking and mapping of pipelines. Jim Jamieson, Subsea 7 AIV project team...

2010-06-30 14:31:00

KATY, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The principle partners at Offshore Tech Academy LLC, ("OTA") announced their intended designs to build a sizeable training campus which will encompass a multi-discipline training facility, student living quarters, and dining facilities along with other planned amenities. OTA is acutely aware that within the United States, the Oil and Gas Industry lacks affordable national training facilities that could provide the in-depth, hands-on training...

2010-06-18 07:34:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WILSON SONS LIMITED (BM&FBovespa: WSON11), in full compliance with CVM Instruction Number 358, announces to its shareholders that it has, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, acquired the minority 25% share participation in Brasco Logistica Offshore Limitada (Brasco). As a result of this transaction, WILSON SONS LIMITED becomes the sole owner of 100% of Brasco's total share capital. The transaction has been completed on June 16, 2010,...


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