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ADNOC and Ravago to explore opportunities for cooperation at Ruwais

The two companies will explore ways to upgrade and commercialise the non-prime product generated at Borouge, the joint venture between ADNOC and Austria-based Borealis. This process, known as compounding, would take place at the proposed facility, situated in the Ruwais Industrial Complex.



JDR bags Safaniya work from McDermott

JDR Cable Systems, the leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry owned by TFKable Group, has been awarded a contract by McDermott for the Safaniya project. Owned and operated by Saudi Aramco, Safaniya is the world’s largest offshore oilfield located in the Persian Gulf. 


Total signs MoU in Oman

Total has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Oman to develop natural gas resources.



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SIMMONS EDECO wins North Sea contract

SIMMONS EDECO, a leading supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance, asset integrity solutions and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, announced that it has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by a major North Sea oil and gas operator.

As a result of this two-year contract, SIMMONS EDECO will provide wellhead and valve maintenance services for all North Sea assets owned by this operator. In addition, the company will continue to provide onshore repair and refurbishment services for these assets, manage equipment and supplies, and provide custom engineering solutions, as needs arise. To ensure integrity of all production valves, the company will also manage the ongoing programme of valve integrity testing and maintenance.

To carry out these operations, personnel at the company's recently expanded European base of operations in Great Yarmouth, England provides engineering, operational and administrative support.

For more than 55 years, SIMMONS EDECO has successfully supported numerous operators with its range of specialist wellhead and valve maintenance services throughout the North Sea. Over the years, the company has worked on behalf of numerous operators, many of which are long-term customers. "During the past 15 years, we have cultivated an extremely effective working relationship with this operator in the North Sea," said Brian Kelly, Valve & Well Service Manager for SIMMONS EDECO. "We welcome the opportunity to ensure that its assets operate safely and reliably for years to come.”

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