BP Exploration (Alaska) has selected AeroVironment to provide mapping and GIS at its Prudhoe Bay oil field for a five-year period. The contract marks the first time drones will be used for commercial services over land in the USA. AeroVironment operates a Puma AE drone equipped with Lidar or optical/infrared sensors.
BP has awarded Aker Solutions framework agreement for engineering, modifications and maintenance services for its offshore Norwegian operated oil and gas fields.
Statoil has extended its contract with Altus Intervention for the provision of mechanical wireline services on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Anton Oilfield Services has been awarded reservoir production management projects on a shale gas well in Hubei and a tight oil well in the Subei Basin, China. Anton will be rewarded with service fees and performance incentives as the production reaches initial target.
Aveva and Amec have signed a new five-year global agreement for the supply of a ‘full portfolio’ of software for engineering, design and information management.
CB&I has been awarded a contract by Pieridae Energy (Canada) for the FEED* of the Goldboro LNG project in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.
Petrobras has chosen Houston-based consultants Endeavor Management to investigate and document successful industry practices for decommissioning subsea infrastructure. Endeavor is to gather information from regulators, contractors, and engineering companies, as well as engage major operating companies in collaborative benchmarking to share knowledge and experiences.
FTS International has entered into a 15-year joint venture agreement with Sinopec. A jointly owned company, SinoFTS will serve both Sinopec and other exploration and production companies throughout China.
A Foster Wheeler subsidiary along with affiliates of Chiyoda, Saipem and WorleyParsons have been awarded a contract by LNG Canada Development for the provision of FEED and project execution services for the proposed Kitimat LNG export project in British Columbia.
GE Oil & Gas and Devon Energy have signed a technology collaboration agreement to enhance the performance and economics of unconventional oil and natural gas projects.
GDF Suez’s Cofely Endel Europipe unit has selected Intergraph SmartPlant, Spoolgen and SmartPlant Isometrics for data management and handling of contractor specifications in PCF format.
AMEC is transferring its existing PDS perpetual licenses to Intergraph Smart 3D.
Ipcos has implemented its advanced process control solution on GASCO’s gas processing facilities at Habshan-0, 1, 2, Bab and ASAB-0, Abu Dhabi.
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a FEED contract (with a delivery option) covering safety and automation systems on Statoil’s four Johan Sverdrup field platforms. Kongsberg has also signed with Teekay Shipping unit Gina Krog for supply of an integrated control and safety system and power package to the Gina Krog FSO unit.
Supplier of frac sand Unimin Corporation has chosen IFS Applications to assist in optimizing its supply chain and global operations. Unimin will implement IFS Applications to some 600 users in a multi-phase process over the next three years, beginning with its energy business.
SCDM Energie has adopted Paradigm’s SeisEarth as part of its corporate standard for comprehensive seismic interpretation and visualization.
Suncor Energy has selected Honeywell to provide automation systems to a new multi-billion dollar oil sands project in Alberta. The deal includes control and safety systems, alarms and simulation software.
Petronas has awarded Tendeka a three-year contract for the provision of zonal isolation technologies. The contract was awarded through Tendeka’s local partner Dialog Systems.
Developer of mobile broadband network products and spectrum
sharing technologies xG
Technology has signed a letter of intent with Shoreline Energy International
to ‘explore’ partnership and deployment opportunities for its xMax
mobile broadband solution across a range of industries and countries
throughout the sub-Sahara Africa region.
* Front-end engineering and design.
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