Monday, April 23, 2018
Maritime News

Photos: Aasta Hansteen Spar Tow-Away from Stord, Norway

Five tugs with a combined 150,000 horsepower have started the 500 nautical mile tow-out of the giant Aasta Hansteen spar platform from Stord, Norway to the

April 23, 2018
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Aasta Hansteen Substructure Heavy Lift

The Aasta Hansteen spar is designed by Technip-USA and is currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility will be the first spar

November 30, 2015
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

WATCH: Heidelberg Spar Upended in Gulf of Mexico

Anadarko’s Heidelberg Spar has made the 400 mile trip from Ingleside, Texas to its new home at the Green Canyon 859 block in the deepwater Gulf of

November 24, 2015
Total Views: 151

Thursday, March 20, 2014

VIDEO: Heidelberg Spar Construction in Freezing Cold Finland

Work is progressing on Anadarko's Heidelberg spar at Technip's fabrication yard in Pori, Finland.

March 20, 2014
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
shell perdido

A Quick Tour of Perdido, the World’s Deepest Offshore Production Platform [VIDEO]

[vimeo][/vimeo] Perdido is the world’s deepest offshore oil drilling and production platform. Moored in 2,450 metres (8,000

September 12, 2012
Total Views: 1650

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy to Construct World’s Largest Spar Hull

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced that it was awarded a Letter of

July 19, 2012
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Statoil Awards Hull Contract for Giant Aasta Hansteen Spar

Statoil has awarded Technip a letter of intent for construction of the hull for the world’s largest Spar platform on the Aasta Hansteen field. This will

July 11, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Engineering News

Technip and Aker Awarded Entry to Statoil’s Design Competition for World’s Largest Spar Platform

Technip and Aker Solutions have recently announced they both have been awarded front-end engineering design (FEED) contracts by Statoil ASA for the development

March 14, 2012
Total Views: 75

Monday, January 30, 2012

Norway has SERIOUS gas…Like 60 Billion Cubic Meters Of It.

Statoil, together with joint venture partners ExxonMobil and ConocoPhilips, have selected a Spar platform to develop the Luva Fieid, a deep-water gas field 300

January 30, 2012
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Hess Plans Development Of Tubular Bells GOM Project

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) is planning to proceed with the $2.3 billion development of a deepwater oil and gas project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, using a

October 25, 2011
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Friday, August 19, 2011

New concept converts oceans solar energy into low-cost electricity

Illustration courtesy ABS The American Bureau of Shipping has just approved a new concept for renewable energy production for a commercial grid that converts

August 19, 2011
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