Oil And Gas Industry

  • Tidewater Inc.'s marine subsidiary, Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., has completed an agreement to purchase a package of five vessels from Otto Candies, Inc. of Des Allemands, La.

    According to an announcement by John P. Laborde, Tidewater chairman and chief executive officer, on 135-foot, 5,600-bhp tug; three 105-foot, 3,600-bhp tugs; and one 300-foot offshore deck cargo barge will be acquired from Candies in exchange for approximately 600,000 shares of Tidewater common stock. Candies is a major provider of marine support services for the offshore oil and gas industry.

    It is anticipated that three of the vessels will join Tidewater Marine's foreign fleet. The remaining tug and cargo barge will be placed in service in the Gulf of Mexico.

    In addition to owning and operating one of the world's largest fleets of vessels supporting the offshore oil and gas industry, Tidewater is active in oil and gas exploration and production, and in the air and natural gas compression business.

  • , technical and supervisory training, with the majority of their courses focussing on subsea technology, remotely operated vehicles, as used in the oil and gas industry and in Renewables “The oil and gas industry is a global, highly competitive, and knowledge-intensive business with a high demand for eLearning

  • , West Africa; $7.2 million is for the modification of towingsupply vessels in the present Tidewater Marine fleet to support the offshore oil and gas industry's new deepwater Gulf of Mexico discoveries which have prompted the need for more powerful equipment to serve floating drilling rigs in this area

  • The first inshore towing/supply vessels certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to serve the oil and gas industry are now in service for Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Tidewater Inc. The vessels, Beefmaster and Brahma, which represent a contract cost of approximately $1 million, were

  • to ensuring that the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) remains one of the world's top offshore energy provinces for many years to come. The oil and gas industry is facing a set of unique challenges: determining how to instill sustainability, meeting the needs of remote reservoirs, ensuring

  • Rio Controls & Hydraulics’ steering system modifies existing inductive sensors used in the oil and gas industry and designs a steering system that utilizes this technology to provide accurate, longer lasting sensor command and feedback signals. This technology revolutionizes the marine industry by replacing

  • Rio Controls & Hydraulics’ steering system modifies existing inductive sensors used in the oil and gas industry and designs a steering system that utilizes this technology to provide accurate, longer lasting sensor command and feedback signals. This technology revolutionizes the marine industry by replacing

  • on MTCS to benchmark personnel competence against Industry Standards The Company MTCS is a fully accredited training and assessment centre for the oil and gas industry with offices in Singapore and the U.S. as well as the HQ in the U.K. We work with an international client base that consists of the world’s

  • of the world.  Those who oppose oil and natural gas exploration simply state that Arctic development cannot take place safely. Fortunately, the oil and gas industry operating in Arctic waters outside the United States is showing that is not the case. The industry has a duty and obligation to minimize risk

  • develop a Canadian-headquartered joint enterprise that will carry out research, engineering, fabrication, and construction work for the offshore oil and gas industry in Canada. Dominion Bridge is a diversified international company engaged in manufacturing, engineering, and construction activities o

  • under 65’ long, it was an important “break point” in Coast Guard regulations. During the late 1950s, Blount designed the Botruc for the offshore oil and gas industry. This design was elongated into the current OSV configuration. Today, Blount Boats’ clients that include Fire Island Ferries, Casco Bay Island

  • for autonomous unmanned submersibles for covert operations. In civilian guise the role of the system will include specific applications in the oil and gas industry for the reduction of carbon dioxide in gas pipelines; power sources for ocean bed development and exploration; pile hammer energy sources for

  • MN Jul-19#59  reduces a rope’s recoil, 
Coatings for Industry)
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    with seemingly no end in sight. Until now. Wilhelm- sen Ships Services’ unique solution CFI Launches New Website dramatically reduces a rope’s recoil, Coatings for Industry (CFI) has or snap-back potential. The Snap ABB Ability Marine Pilot Control launched a completely new website, integrates

  • MN Jul-19#58 PRODUCTS
ABB’s Onboard Microgrid for 
Small Vessel Fuel)
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    PRODUCTS ABB’s Onboard Microgrid for Small Vessel Fuel Economy ABB’s compact DC-based power distribution system offers hybrid power ef? ciencies to smaller ves- sels. The new Onboard Microgrid is based on the ABB power distribu- Natural Gas Sensing Capability tion system Onboard DC Grid with

  • MN Jul-19#56  staff by  has over 17 years of oil & gas industry  change)
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    New from Texas A&M Galveston. Hastings budgets and rail lines during times of Staff Member The TVIB has expanded its staff by has over 17 years of oil & gas industry change and opportunity. He previ- adding the position of Audit/Survey experience. Before joining Cashman, ously served as President

  • MN Jul-19#55 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
The Shipbuilders Council of America)
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS The Shipbuilders Council of America (L-R) Richmond & Cullather Huibers Collins DeFazio Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) serves as co-chair of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus raises awareness among mem- bers of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics.

  • MN Jul-19#54 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Johnson Allan Toma Garner Tadros commercial marine space by pioneer- Merchant Marine Academy, George’s Huibers to Chair NMMA Engine ing autonomous control and advanced maritime roots run deep. He previous- Manufacturers Division perception systems that make surface ly held the

  • MN Jul-19#53 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
Crowley  OMSA Danfoss 
Welch Remont)
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Crowley OMSA Danfoss Welch Remont ZachariaGoldenberg Abisch Fuhrmann Sheff Nichols Wells Menzer OMSA announced the hire of Chad commercial and government new con- Crowley Announces Fuhrmann as Director of Regula- struction programs for the Company. Leadership Additions

  • MN Jul-19#52 VESSELS
BMT Wins Offshore Wind Vessel Contract for U.S.)
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    VESSELS BMT Wins Offshore Wind Vessel Contract for U.S. Market The vessels will service Ørsted’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. According to BMT, U.S. Workboats of Hu- bert, NC, and Senesco Marine of North Kingstown, RI will build the vessels. BMT has designed the new 20m CTV speci? cally for

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Thrustmaster Invests in the Future
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    ech file T Thrustmaster Invests in the Future For over 35 years, Houston-based Thrustmaster of Texas quired, the headache of urea after treatment, and the cost has been a manufacturer of thrusters and waterjets. Over increase for tier 4 engines. Alternatively, Thrustmaster’s time, their business plan

  • MN Jul-19#49 with a 3D replay of their work while in the virtual envi-)
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    with a 3D replay of their work while in the virtual envi- Properly implemented XR experiences can also provide ronment. These tools help trainees eliminate ? aws in their immediate bene? ts in recruitment and evaluation, provid- application technique. Integrated ROI tracking provides ing objective

  • MN Jul-19#48 ech file
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Lowering Shipbuilding Costs 
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    ech file T Lowering Shipbuilding Costs with Immersive Training The ? ercely competitive domestic boatbuilding industry looks for any advantage in the day-to-day battle for bottom line ef? ciencies. ‘XR Technologies’ offer an edge to shipyards as they grow their workforce. By Matthew Wallace n the

  • MN Jul-19#47 Credit: AdobeStock_Ian Dyball
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    Credit: AdobeStock_Ian Dyball for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore tail about the development timeline of an offshore wind proj- energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. ect, detailing the usual timing and needs of these projects. Similarly, the Offshore Marine

  • MN Jul-19#46  Mexico  U.S. offshore oil and gas industry today. Many of)
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    teeth in the Gulf of Mexico. tatively assumed that This innovative and pioneering spirit continues in the the Gulf of Mexico U.S. offshore oil and gas industry today. Many of the ves- is a potential source sel-based, drilling, production, and servicing innovations of salt-dome oil. made in our global

  • MN Jul-19#45 FIRE SAFETY
(*) all images courtesy Ramtech
of our WES)
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    FIRE SAFETY (*) all images courtesy Ramtech of our WES Hotspot, a new technology that monitors to operate and isolate the supply (via a current imbalance) electrical installations and equipment, alerting nominated ignition would have already occurred. personnel on-board to the risk of an electrical ? re

  • MN Jul-19#43 SAFETY & TRAINING
“We now video the 
simulation to pull)
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    SAFETY & TRAINING “We now video the simulation to pull and review as we make our full re- port. We custom- ize the program. Delgado operates the simulator and FMT does all class- room instruction. Once in the steer- man program, we roll them through the simulator to see how advanced they are.

  • MN Jul-19#39 REGULATORY REVIEW
boundaries.” Regarding process, GLC)
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    REGULATORY REVIEW boundaries.” Regarding process, GLC thinks that solving lent cooperation and communication” between the two agen- ballast water issues will require a “more nuanced dialogue” cies. As an example, she cited the recent EPA/Coast Guard than exists within standard public comment processes, e.

  • MN Jul-19#37 ment on future program development.
Captain Sean T. Brady)
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    ment on future program development. Captain Sean T. Brady is the Chief of the Coast Guard’s Of? ce of Operating and Environmental Standards (OES). Brady’s of? ce is responsible for developing the maritime regulatory standards required by international treaties and U.S. statutes, regulations, and policy.

  • MN Jul-19#34 PROPULSION
“Our target market is engines that are out of)
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    PROPULSION “Our target market is engines that are out of the OEM warranty period.” – Pat Roach, Interstate-McBee’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 90+ countries. Hence, a key part of the Interstate-McBee OEM’s do it themselves. That said, Roach insists, price is promise involves distribution

  • MN Jul-19#31 . We offer the ma-
vessels toil in workboat sectors, that)
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    ? cations unmatched by years. And, since the vast majority of these self-propelled any other replacement parts manufacturer. We offer the ma- vessels toil in workboat sectors, that means that a serious rine market a high quality alternative for engine parts with amount of work is necessary to keep them

  • MN Jul-19#30 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
Operating these multiple)
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    COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY Operating these multiple power with ease. Many companies have in- tem have experience and tested power sources will require the proper power vested a lot of resources into research management software. The most cost- management infrastructure. When and development to create

  • MN Jul-19#29 “By considering the different aspects of the ef? ciencies)
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    “By considering the different aspects of the ef? ciencies that can be achieved, hybridization can enable vessels to reap many bene? ts … Hybridization can enable the use of smaller generators where peak loads are handled by battery systems, allowing generators to run less frequently – thus resulting in

  • MN Jul-19#28 COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY
How to Get to Hybridization
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    COLUMN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY How to Get to Hybridization By Jon Mosterd Hybridization in the marine world ciency and maximize output. Often, these systems are cou- is transitioning from the latest fad to pled with energy storage via batteries or super capacitors to a key part of vessel design and retro-

  • MN Jul-19#27 appropriate updates, current policies and procedures sat-)
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    appropriate updates, current policies and procedures sat- manmade disasters, and strengthens the critical resources isfactorily describe the strengths of OSVs and adequately that the greater industry offers. Versatile OSVs are capable address anticipated risks. Additionally, existing standards and

  • MN Jul-19#26 COLUMN OP/ED
A Measured Response:
The Offshore Sector’s)
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    COLUMN OP/ED A Measured Response: The Offshore Sector’s Support of National Interests in Times of Crisis By Chad Fuhrmann D T C & Recovery Activities Subcommittee in late 2018. The ESPERATE IMES ALL FOR D R intent of the Subcommittee is to lay the foundation for IVERSE ESOURCES In 2017, North

  • MN Jul-19#24  emissions due to better engine oils
vessel. Theoretically)
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    lower usage rates Transfer of power in hydraulic systemsSpeci? c lubricants for composite and elastomer materialsReduced air emissions due to better engine oils vessel. Theoretically, customers are also reducing energy terials, production processes, and delivery to the consumer. usage by up to 2%, but this