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EPC giant, TechnipFMC has granted a transportation and installation contract to Jumbo's offshore division. The work involves lowering the manifold onto the seabed and installing various other SSIV’s and valve skids. Jumbo will additionally transfer equipment from U.S. Gulf Coast to Eastern Mediterranean. Jumbo’s offshore division will also provide reliable project management and engineering services are part of the contract as well.
McDermott International has secured a contract for concept and engineering services for Talos Energy's Zama field project. McDermott will manage this contract with io oil & gas consulting, a JV between McDermott and BHGE. The EPC giant will provide the follow-on pre-FEED services, based on the final concept solution identified by io. Work is expected for completion in 3Q2019.The Zama development is the first offshore Mexico block awarded to a private operator.
Eni has been awarded 25% stakes in a mega offshore gas project of ADNOC. CEO of Eni and UAE Minister of State and ADNOC’s Group CEO have signed a concession agreement for the same. Under this, Eni will be paying 25% of the development cost to enter the concession. This 40 year term project includes Hail, Ghasha, Dalma and other offshore fields which are located in the Emirate’s Al Dhafra region.
Aberdeen-based Wood has been awarded three new contracts by ADNOC Onshore, subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. The energy services giant signed the contracts for more than £40 million. Under the scope of these contracts, Wood will provide project management consultancy (PMC) services at Adnoc’s onshore fields. The term of the contracts is five years, with an option of one-year extension.
Norwegian oil major, Equinor has granted the £85m jacket supply contract for the Johan Sverdrup project to Kvaerner. Under the scope of the contract, Kvaerner will carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the steel substructure for the second processing platform in Johan Sverdrup field. The 12,300-tonne substructure is expected to be installed in spring 2021.
Swiss technology leader, ABB has secured an automation contract from JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation for the petrochemical expansion project. Under the scope of contract, ABB will carry out designing, engineering, manufacturing, and will provide a complete plant electrification system for the proposed expansion. The project aims at increasing cracker production of ethylene, propylene, apart from upgrading the capacity of the new bimodal polyethylene and the existing polypropylene plant.
Saudi Aramco Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Centre is planning on developing an Extreme Expandable Packer for its Thru-tubing Water Shut-off challenge. For this, Saudi Aramco has awarded a three year contract to Pragma Well Technology Ltd. worth over $700,000. Pragma's Technical Director says, 'These printing machines can manufacture parts that would be impossible using traditional reductive techniques, making extreme expansion solutions possible'.
Wood has informed about the multi-million dollar contract award with Evolution Midstream. This contract is for the new gas plant at Wyoming where Wood will have civil and mechanical construction services to provide. The CEO of Wood has informed that the company is mainly excited about the jobs that will be created through this work and is expected to have at least 150 construction roles.
The offshore division of Jumbo has been awarded an LNG contract by Sapura at Sergipe, Brazil. Under the scope of this contract, Jumbo will provide the transportation and installation services for FSRU mooring system and also, project management and engineering services. The whole task is expected to be over by December 31st, 2018. Loading of the structure will take place in Indonesia and transported from there.
Norwegian oil giant, Equinor has hired Transocean Norge for drilling six wells on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The contract was signed in an estimated value of $89 million. Drilling services such as slop treatment and cutting handling, and part of the mobilization fee are the services included in the contract. Transocean Norge will initiate drilling start-up in the Tordis, Visund, Bauge and Snorre licenses by the summer of 2019.
Equinor has awarded two drilling contracts to Seadrill Norway Operations Limited which is based on a master framework agreement. Under the scope of this contract, two wells will be drilled in the Barents Sea using West Hercules rig and the operations will start in the spring of 2019. Equinor’s senior VP for Drilling & Well Services has informed that the company has finalized the drilling program for West Hercules.
Cyprus-based Prosafe SE secured a $12 million contract for the semi-submersible accommodation vessel, Safe Caledonia. Prosafe signed the contract with a major oil and gas operator. The vessel will provide accommodation support in the UK sector of the North Sea. The four month duration contract commences in April 2019, with up to two months of options.
SOCAR Turkey Energy AS has awarded a contract to oilfield services giant, Baker Hughes to deploy its proprietary Asset Performance Management (APM) software at SOCAR’s refining and petrochemical complexes in Turkey. The contract has come as part of an asset management system establishment and implementation project at the complexes. BHGE will carry out the contract with cooperation with Flour Corporation.
UK-based speciality chemicals giant, Johnson Matthey bagged a license supply contract for Methanex’s third US methanol plant. The license pertains to the 5,000 mtpd ATR methanol technology flowsheet, and also includes associated engineering, proprietary equipment and catalyst supply. Johnson Matthey’s methanol technology has been licensed for more than 45 years now. The final investment decision (FID) will come in mid-2019.
Newbury-based Oil Plus has secured £625,000 worth of deals in regions of Middle East and India. Oil Plus will provide Al Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) with five-month water injection compatibility studies and engineering work. Aramco Gulf Operations Company and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company jointly operate KJO. The firm is also looking to increase its technical headcount, and has plans to recruit some more people for the team.
Petrofac has agreed on joining hands with Algeria’s Sonatrach. The deal is of £543 million for the Tinhert project for field development in Algeria. The agreement is the EPC1 section of the project. The scope of the contract includes commissioning, performance testing and start-up of facilities. A 248-mile pipeline network to connect 36 wells is also part of the agreement. The project is scheduled for completion in 36 months.
British EPC giant, TechnipFMC has won a contract to carry out the licensing, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up for Vietnam’s maiden olefins plant. The contract has been awarded by SCG-owned Long Son Petrochemicals Co. The plant will utilize TechnipFMC’s proprietary ethylene technology, to produce up to 1.6 million tons of olefin per year.
Aberdeen-based Subsea Technologies, yesterday, secured a £1.6 million deal from an unknown Texas-based global engineering firm. The contract will require Subsea Technologies to deliver a range of well intervention equipment so as to permit a reliable connection point into well access systems. The 2010-incorporated firm will provide productivity saving equipment and reduce downtime, as well.