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UK Projects Archive 2008

Aker Solutions Takes First Dive into the Tupi Pre-salt Layer

Aker Solutions awarded contract with Petrobras to supply the first set of subsea trees, including control systems and related equipment for the Tupi field development in the Brazilian pre-salt layer. The agreement is worth approximately EUR 45 million. Complete scope of work will be managed, designed and engineered by Aker Solutions' manufacturing facility in Curitiba, Brazil, with support from Aberdeen, UK, for the subsea control systems.
18/12/2008  More »

Subsea 7 Awarded Services Agreement by Taqa Bratani

Subsea 7 awarded 1 year IRM (inspection, repair and maintenance) services agreement by TAQA Bratani Limited (part of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, PJSCPSJA) for provision of project management, engineering, dive support and remote intervention services to assist with TAQA's newly acquired Northern North Sea assets. A Subsea 7 project team, based in the company's new Aberdeen office, will manage work scopes under the frame agreement, the first of which commenced last week.
18/12/2008  More »

Foster Wheeler-Built "First-of-a Kind" Methyl Methacrylate Plant Starts Production Ahead of Schedule

Foster Wheeler Ltd announced today that the methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant, designed and built for Lucite International Singapore Pte. Ltd. by UK and Singapore subsidiaries in its Global Engineering and Construction Group, started production ahead of schedule. Foster Wheeler's Teesside, UK, operation currently working on front-end engineering design for Lucite International's planned 250,000 tonnes per year Alpha 2 plant.
15/12/2008  More »

Technip Awarded Flexible Pipelines Installation Contract in India

Technip awarded installation contract worth approximately €140 million, by AKER Installation Floating Production, for phase 2 of development of the MA D6 oil field. Technip's operating centres in Paris, France, and Aberdeen, Scotland, will execute this contract with support from the Group's centre in Chennai, India.
08/12/2008  More »

Scottish Government Gives Go Ahead for Hydro Schemes

Two new hydro schemes capable of powering over 3,500 homes have been approved by the Government. The 3.5 Megawatt Black Rock scheme, near Evanton in Ross-shire, will supply electricity for over 2,000 homes. The 2.5 Megawatt scheme on Allt Coire Chaorach, near Crianlarich, will power over 1,500 homes.
04/12/2008  More »

AMEC Appointed to BP Clair Ridge Project Under New BP
Global Agreement

AMEC appointed by BP to begin conceptual engineering studies to test the potential for further development of the Clair oil and gas field in the North Sea. Work will continue until the end of 2009. Project will be executed under AMEC's recently signed global agreement with BP for offshore engineering and project management services.
27/11/2008  More »

Petrofac Wins Brownfield Consultancy Contract in Abu Dhabi

Petrofac awarded engineering consultancy contract by Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Operations (ADCO) for de-bottlenecking services for the onshore North East Bab field, located approximately 50 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi. This is the first contract secured by Petrofac with ADCO, which is a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
21/11/2008  More »

Jacobs Receives Contract from Syngenta for Fungicide Plant

Jacobs Engineering Group receives contract from Syngenta to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services for new fungicide manufacturing plant to be built at Grangemouth, Scotland. Jacobs is currently working on front-end engineering for the project. Work is being executed from its offices in Glasgow with support from its operations in Mumbai, India.
18/11/2008  More »

J P Kenny Appointed as Managing Contractor for Wave Hub to Create World's Largest Wave Energy Farm

J P Kenny appointed to manage the design, procurement and construction of a Wave Hub renewable energy project off the coast of South West England. The South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) selected J P Kenny, part of John Wood Group PLC, as its engineering and management contractor for the project.
17/11/2008  More »

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) Signs Wood Group as Duty Holder on Northern North Sea Assets

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TAQA Bratani Limited (TAQA Bratani), signed contract with Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd for the provision of operating and maintenance activities and to act as Duty Holder for TAQA's offshore assets in the Northern North Sea.
13/11/2008  More »

New Duty Holder Contract for Wood Group in the North Sea

Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) secures new duty holder contract with Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited ("Ithaca"), licencee for the Beatrice offshore facilities and the Nigg onshore terminal. Ithaca appointed as licencee for three Beatrice offshore facilities, Alpha, Bravo and Charlie platforms, plus Nigg onshore storage terminal recently leased from Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd.
11/11/2008  More »

Wood Group's Mustang and J P Kenny Awarded Front-end Engineering Design for ConocoPhillips' Greater Ekofisk Area Development

Mustang Engineering and J P Kenny, both part of John Wood Group, have been awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) for ConocoPhillips' Greater Ekofisk Area Development 2/4 Z, a 40-slot wellhead platform located in approximately 70-75 meters (230-246 feet) of water in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
06/11/2008  More »

Scottish Government Commission Study to Explore Potential of Offshore Wind Energy

Offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters is to undergo strategic environmental assessment (SEA) to establish a clear and consistent approach to future development. The Scottish Government study will ensure the significant offshore wind resource is developed consistently.
29/10/2008  More »


KBR Awarded Program Management Contract for FEED Phase of Flare Handling & Emission Reduction Project

KBR awarded contract by Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Ltd. (ADGAS) to provide program management consultancy (PMC) for the Flare Handling & Emission Reduction (FHER) Project on Das Island, Abu Dhabi. Services will be provided through KBR's Leatherhead offices.
28/10/2008  More »






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