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Schlumberger Unit and ABB Finish Pioneering Test
Wednesday, December 02, 2020ABB and OneSubsea team members monitor progress on the VSD and compressor submerged string test. PHOTO SOURCE: ABB
CGG Wins Oman Contract Extension
Tuesday, December 01, 2020Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has awarded the geoscience technology firm CGG a three-year contract extension.
Baker Hughes Reports US Rig Rebound
Thursday, November 26, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States rebounded this past week, according to Baker Hughes.
MODEC Selects Asset Management Firm for Brazil FPSO Project
Thursday, November 26, 2020ARMS Reliability will assist with developing the Bacalhau FPSO Asset Maintenance Management Philosophy. PHOTO SOURCE: ARMS Reliability
Baker Hughes Rig Counts Show US Decline
Saturday, November 21, 2020The overall US rotary rig count fell slightly this week.
NOV and NexTier to Test Electric Frac Prototype
Thursday, November 19, 2020The companies will jointly field-test a prototype of NOV's electric fracturing system.
Baker Hughes Ships LNG Trains to Calcasieu Pass
Wednesday, November 11, 2020The first two liquefaction trains for the Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility reach their destination. PHOTO SOURCE: Venture Global LNG
Weatherford Tech Yields 42% Uptime Gain in Indonesia Field
Monday, November 09, 2020The smart rod-lift system enabled an operator in Indonesia to optimize production by automatically adjusting lift parameters, Weatherford stated. PHOTO SOURCE: Weatherford
Baker Hughes Reports Six More US Oil Rigs
Saturday, October 24, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States increased by five this past week, reported Baker Hughes.
Transocean Gets NYSE Notice and More
Saturday, October 24, 2020Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...
Baker Hughes Shows Another 13 US Rigs
Saturday, October 17, 2020The total number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States rose by 13 this week, Baker Hughes reported Friday.
Shell Pipeline Contract Goes to Danos
Friday, October 16, 2020A Danos employee performs onshore instrumentation and electrical work. PHOTO SOURCE: Danos
Siemens to Supply Gas Turbines for Africa LNG Project
Thursday, October 15, 2020Siemens Energy will supply six industrial gas turbines for low-emissions onsite power generation at the Total-led Mozambique LNG Project.
Offshore Brazil Contract Goes to Oceaneering
Wednesday, October 14, 2020Oceaneering will provide Petrobras BOP tethering services. IMAGE SOURCE: Oceaneering
Gassco and ABB Award Contracts for Simulator
Friday, October 09, 2020BPT will deliver a simulator for a gas receiving terminal in the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium.
Exxon Contract Worth at Least $500MM to TechnipFMC
Friday, October 02, 2020TechnipFMC has won a large subsea contract from a unit of ExxonMobil ranging in value from $500 million to $1 billion.
Baker Hughes Wins Qatar LNG Order
Wednesday, September 30, 2020Qatar Petroleum has selected Baker Hughes to fulfill a major LNG turbomachinery order for its North Field East project.
Siemens Wins Nigeria LNG Order
Thursday, September 24, 2020Nigeria LNG has selected Siemens Energy to provide a cryogenic boil-off gas compressor train for its Bonny Island liquefaction plant.
Baker Hughes Reports Drop in US Rigs
Saturday, August 15, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States fell by three this week, Baker Hughes Co. reported Friday.
Petronas to Test New Subsea Pump
Wednesday, August 12, 2020PETRONAS and FASTsubsea have signed a contract to develop and test a low-cost, topside-less subsea multiphase pump. IMAGE SOURCE: Aker Solutions
Siemens Wins Saudi Aramco Compressor Order
Thursday, August 06, 2020Samsung Engineering has awarded Siemens Energy an order tied to a Saudi Aramco gas storage project. PHOTO SOURCE: Siemens
Baker Hughes Reports Flat US Rig Count
Friday, July 31, 2020The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States stood at 251 for the second week in a row, Baker Hughes Co. reported.
Subsea Cable Firm Breaks Ground on US Headquarters
Friday, July 31, 2020The above photo shows work underway at the site of JDR's new Houston-area facility. PHOTO SOURCE: JDR
Weatherford Wins $15MM Argentina Contract
Friday, July 24, 2020A major independent operator in Argentina has awarded Weatherford International a two-year contract.
Sasol Pushes Back US Plant Unit Startup
Thursday, July 23, 2020Sasol Ltd. warned of a further delay at its giant U.S. chemicals project.
Chevron Powering Oil Pumps with Solar Panels
Thursday, July 23, 2020In California's sun-drenched Kern Valley, Chevron Corp. has found a way to use one of the state's clean-energy programs to cut costs.
Baker Hughes Posts Lower US Rig Count
Friday, July 17, 2020The U.S. rotary rig count fell by five over the past week.
Baker Hughes Shows Mixed Rig Counts
Friday, July 10, 2020The number of rotary rigs operating in the U.S. decreased over the past week but increased in Canada, Baker Hughes Co. reported Friday.
Weatherford Secures Four-year Eni Contract
Friday, July 10, 2020Weatherford International has signed an exclusive four-year contract with Eni for downhole casing isolation valves.
Golar and Galileo to Boost LNG Access in Brazil
Friday, July 10, 2020This photo shows Galileo’s Cryobox, which produces approximately 15 metric tons (10,000 gallons) of LNG per day. PHOTO SOURCE: Golar Power and Galileo Technologies
Work Started on Gazprom Ice Resistant Platform
Wednesday, July 01, 2020The construction of an ice resistant platform for Gazprom's Kamennomysskoye-Sea field on the Arctic shelf has begun.
Dril-Quip Makes Subsea Deal with Proserv
Friday, June 26, 2020Drill-Quip will rely upon Proserv to develop and manufacture its subsea control systems as a supplier.
Trans Mountain Pipeline Restarted After Release
Monday, June 15, 2020The Trans Mountain Pipeline was restarted on Sunday after being shut down on Saturday due to a release that occurred at the Sumas Pump Station.
Subsea 7 Awards GOM Umbilicals Contract
Thursday, June 11, 2020Subsea 7 has awarded Aker Solutions a contract to deliver umbilicals for Murphy Exploration and Production Co. USA's King's Quay development in the Gulf of Mexico. PHOTO SOURCE: Aker Solutions
Deep Down Wins GOM, APAC Subsea Orders
Thursday, June 11, 2020All the equipment is scheduled to be completed before the end of 2020.
Fortress Energy Creates New UK Facility
Wednesday, May 20, 2020Fortress Energy has revealed that it is creating a new UK fabrication facility in Cheshire.
Yamal LNG Shutting 2 Trains for Maintenance
Friday, May 15, 2020JSC Yamal LNG outlined that there will be consecutive shutdowns of the second and third LNG trains at the Yamal LNG project in the near-term due to scheduled maintenance works.
US Fracking Set for Biggest Ever Monthly Drop
Friday, April 24, 2020The Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with low oil prices, is likely to cause the largest monthly drop in fracking activity ever recorded in the United States, according to Rystad Energy.
Shell and Aker BP Cancel Maersk Drilling Contracts
Tuesday, April 21, 2020Maersk Drilling has received notice of early termination of two drilling contracts.
Exxon Boosts Output of Raw Materials for Masks
Thursday, April 16, 2020ExxonMobil has increased production of critical raw materials for masks, gowns and hand sanitizers.
Unity Wins 12-Platform Contract
Thursday, March 19, 2020This photo shows Spirit Energy's Central Platform in Morecambe Bay in northwestern England. PHOTO SOURCE: Unity
Baton Rouge Refinery Outage Could Ease Gasoline Glut
Wednesday, February 12, 2020A fire broke out overnight at Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Baton Rouge oil refinery in Louisiana, halting production at the fifth-biggest fuel-making plant in the U.S.
Keystone XL Inches Forward
Wednesday, January 15, 2020TC Energy Corp. plans to begin pre-construction work on the Keystone XL oil pipeline next month, moving the long-delayed project forward even as opponents continue to fight it in court.
Sembmarine Bags Two Deals Worth $400MM+
Thursday, December 26, 2019Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms Pte. Ltd. clinches two offshore platform contracts worth over $405 million.
Equinor Signs Global Deal with ABB
Tuesday, December 17, 2019Equinor’s new Aasta Hansteen platform. Photo by Roar Lindefjeld and Bob B. Randulff. Photo copyright Equinor.
Shale Frac Spread Rebound Hopes Fade
Thursday, December 05, 2019A seasonal increase in the number of US shale basin-based frac spreads has not materialized.
How to 'Edgify' Flare Stack Monitoring
Thursday, November 21, 2019The lack of wireless connectivity at a remote wellsite need not be a barrier to deploying real-time video analytics tech.
Decommissioning Challenges Escalating in South East Asia
Monday, November 04, 2019Offshore operators in the Asia-Pacific region could face a total decommissioning bill of over $100 billion.
NNPC Will Partner with Aramco to Revamp Refineries
Thursday, October 31, 2019Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said NNPC and Saudi Aramco will collaborate in revamping refineries in Africa's top crude producer and other energy investments.
Frackers Scrap Idled Equipment Amid Shale Drilling Downturn
Wednesday, October 30, 2019The downturn in shale drilling has been so steep and brisk that oilfield companies are taking the unprecedented step of scrapping entire fleets of fracking gear.