Canada's energy sector is praising the federal government for approving Kinder Morgan’s proposed TransMountain pipeline expansion but was “disappointed” it rejected Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline.
In spite of an industry lull, the business case for subsea gas compression remains strong. Russell McCulley talks to GE scientists about the Ormen Lange subsea compression pilot programme and how lessons gleaned from it are informing the technology’s next steps.
Subsea technology outfit Optime Subsea Services has agreed to merge with fellow Norwegian engineering player Telemark Technologies as the pair join forces to promote a new cost-efficient well intervention and completion solution.
Centrica is targeting investments of about Nkr5.4 billion ($630 million) on its Oda field project off Norway after submitting a development plan to the authorities, with local contractors set to gain the lion’s share of the spoils.
Singapore-based services player Emas Offshore is in negotiations with some suppliers to cancel procurement contracts after the company more than tripled its previously reported quarterly losses due to additional impairments, writes Luke Johnson.