Engineering firm FMC Technologies has landed a $40million deal to provide subsea work for Petrobras.
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Oil and gas scanning services company Petroleum Geo-Services says it is already close to being fully booked for the rest of 2013, despite seeing revenues drop in the last quarter.
Swiss industrial group ABB says it expects to hit profitable growth targets despite seeing a 7% drop in orders this quarter.
Statoil has signed a £13million deal to use AGR's EC-Drill pressure drilling system.
SeaBird Exploration says its Geo Pacific vessel has won another £7.8million contract in the Caribbean.
Offshore flight operator CHC Helicopter said yesterday it had received nearly 60 applications for every place on its new apprenticeship scheme.
Aker Solutions has bought engineering firm International Design Engineering and Services as it looks to strengthen its asset integrity management services.
Bristow is to increase investment in its new search and rescue contract and offshore transport operations after selling off its 50% stake in a trio of joint ventures for £74million.
A north-east MP suggested yesterday that prosecutions could still be launched over the Piper Alpha disaster.
Flange specialists Equalizer International says it has revised its management structure to put more focus on its new product research and development.
Renewable energy businesses in the north-east of England are set to benefit from a new £2.8million initiative to encourage more small and medium sized firms into the supply chain.
Maritime technology firm IHC Merwede is to develop new systems for five floating production storage and offloading vessels.
Air safety regulators have given their approval to plans for modifications which will allow the grounded EC225 Super Puma fleet to return to the air.
Swiss drilling services firm Transocean has claimed a new world record for drilling in deep water.
Aberdeen-based Reservoir Group has acquired Canadian well installation firm Planet Services in a six-figure deal.
The UK’s energy minister has warned that the world-leading subsea industry could leave the north-east if it continues to struggle to attract enough skilled workers.
Energy industry giants GE have completed their £2.2billion takeover of oil and gas industry lift producers Lufkin.
Aberdeen-based energy services firm Plexus has landed a deal worth up to £1.3million to provide wellhead technology for exploration off the Australian coast.
Survival Craft Inspectorate (SCI), a global provider of emergency marine evacuation systems, is investing £500,000 in a new training academy.
American scientists at the University of Delaware . . . chemist Joel Rosenthal and doctoral student John DiMeglio . . . have developed what is claimed to be a low-cost way of converting carbon dioxide into a synthetic fuel for multiple uses including power cars.
Offshore chemical specialist Aubin has launched a new subsea division to provide support for aging infrastructure in the North Sea.
ABB has landed a £13million deal with Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum.
Pupils from Cults Academy reached the finals of this year’s Petrochallenge after winning the heat in Aberdeen.
Reef Subsea has completed rock removal for A/S Norske Shell on its Draugen Field, off Norway.
Aberdeen-based flange management developers Equalizer have opened their first overseas office as they look to continue their international expansion.