INTERNATIONAL OIL SERVICES, engineering and construction company Aker Solutions has decided to cultivate its core businesses by creating three separate companies. The new streamlined entities have a clear ambition to grow in their respective markets. The new strategic direction is the conclusion of a strategy process initiated by the Board in second quarter 2009.
Norwegian giant Statoil and Germany's Siemens have sealed a wide-ranging technology development co-operation deal.
Four of the best ‘brains’ in the industry challenged each other with a seemingly impossible task: to build an ultra-deepwater-equipped drillship with lower capital requirements, reduced operating costs, smaller crews, improved effeiciency, and impressive environmental credentials, while maintinaing most of the enhancements offered by larger designs. The result: the Noble Bully Drillship.
In an ever-changing cost environment, it is incumbent on the industry to address the challenges of marginal offshore fields. The Argus AZ-10 was designed to be the ideal, purpose-built solution for marginal field development in remote areas. Carl Aubrey, of Argus Subsea, explains.
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