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2009-04-28 10:00:00

Scottish companies to demonstrate growth and award-winning technologies at OTC 2009 HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland's energy sector will be back in full force at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), May 4-7 in Houston, to demonstrate how the nation is using innovation to thrive despite challenging economic times. With representation from 40+ companies, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Development International and TalentScotland, the Scottish Pavilion at OTC will...

2009-02-23 18:05:00

Industry Professionals Gather for World's Largest Subsea Event SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Offshore oil and gas industry professionals from around the world will gather in San AntonioMarch 3 - 5 for the annual Subsea Tieback Forum and Exhibition at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The Subsea Tieback Forum and Exhibition has grown over the last eight years to become the largest subsea technology event in the world. About 2,000 people and over 150 exhibitors are expected at...

2008-12-15 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepFlex, Inc. announced today that effective immediately Bruce McConkey has left its employment and is no longer a member of the Company's Board of Directors. About DeepFlex, Inc. Headquartered in Houston, with marketing offices in the United States, Brazil and the United Kingdom, DeepFlex, Inc. designs, manufactures and installs premium composite flexible pipe used in the subsea oil and gas production environment. As the world's only...

2008-10-31 06:00:18

Italian energy industry engineering services contractor Saipem has won three new offshore contracts worth in excess of $1.1 billion in Azerbaijan, Brazil and Venezuela. The company has also been awarded new onshore drilling contracts in Peru and Venezuela worth approximately $1.1 billion. Saipem has signed with BP a long-term underwater service contract agreement, pursuant to which, Saipem will be responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repair of the existing BP facilities offshore...

2008-10-17 03:00:14

Regulatory News: Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) has been awarded by Wintershall Noordzee B.V. a lumpsum contract, to assist in the development of the E-18 and P-9 gas fields in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The contract covers: -- Assembly and installation of a 5.4 kilometer 10" rigid flowline (1) between the new E-18 platform and an existing platform, -- Manufacture and installation of a 16.7 kilometer 8" rigid flowline for the tie-in of two new P-9 wells...

2008-10-10 03:00:28

Regulatory News: Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) has been awarded by E.ON Ruhrgas UK North Sea Ltd. a lumpsum contract, worth approximately EUR 32 million, for the development of the Babbage gas field located in the United Kingdom Southern North Sea. Under this contract, Technip will install a subsea pipeline system to export gas from the new Babbage platform to existing subsea infrastructure located within the "West Sole Bravo 500 meters zone" at a water depth of 25 meters....

2008-10-09 18:00:32

HOUSTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. announced today that the Company will be presenting at Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on October 13-14, 2008. Jamie Vazquez, W&T Offshore's President, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, October 14, at 1:30 p.m. eastern time. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and the webcast link can be accessed live and for...

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Platform in China's largest offshore oil field comes on stream BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The China National Offshore Oil Company Limited (CNOOC Ltd.) said on Tuesday that another platform at the Peng Lai (PL) 19-3 oil field, China's largest offshore field, had come on stream. Platform B is one of five platforms in phase II of PL 19-3. Platforms A and C have started production, with D and E to commence production in succession, according to CNOOC Ltd. Located in Block 11/05 in...

2008-08-25 12:01:13

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8db46c/the_subsea_process) has announced the addition of the "The Subsea Processing Gamechanger Report 2008-2017" report to their offering. The study examines the potential for subsea processing to permanently 'change the game' of offshore oil & gas production. The report is aimed at executives and technology managers but assumes the reader has no prior knowledge of the subject. It briefs the reader on the technology...

2008-08-18 09:00:54

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c2536c/global_deepwater_o) has announced the addition of the "Global Deepwater Offshore trends and Analysis" companyprofile to their offering. Summary Global Deepwater Offshore Report helps to understand the evolution and current status of deepwater offshore oil and gas industry, and its future direction. With most of the onshore regions reaching a peak in terms of reserves and production growth, more and more...


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