Paul A. King has been promoted to division manager of Sonat Offshore Limited, major operating subsidiary of Sonat Offshore Drilling in the North Sea. He joined Sonat Offshore Drilling in 1976 as a trainee in the North Sea, and was then assigned to the Discoverer Seven Seas deep-water drillship project under construction in Japan. Since then he has served in several capacities, including technical supervisor, division engineer, and assistant division manager of the Discoverer Seven Seas during its worldwide drilling operations. Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Mr. King will have responsibility for the company's drilling operations primarily in the U.K. sector of the North Sea.
Sonat Offshore Limited, with offices in London, is engaged in international contract drilling of oil and gas wells. Sonat Offshore Drilling, headquartered in Houston, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonat Inc., and is one of the largest international offshore drilling contractors.
It is aggressively seeking to strengthen its presence in the North Sea and other European areas.
. For the past five years, Mr. Ennis was assigned to the company's offshore construction and pipelaying operations in the North Sea. He was North Sea area manager in Leith, Scotland, since September 1976. In his new assignment, Mr. Ennis will have responsibility for all Santa Fe c o n s t
The Harkand Haldane is a DP3 dive support vessel currently being designed and built in Europe to reduce downtime in the North Sea’s winter marginal weather months. Along with its well-equipped and logically planned layout, Harkand’s clients looking for increased efficiency to maximize production during
new PSVs from Ulstein Verft AS. Immediately after delivery Far Symphony took over a contract for Norsk Hydro from Far Scandia. Far Scandia left the North Sea in December to start a long-term contract for Esso in Australia. Far Splendour has started a five-year contract for Peterson Supplylink in Holland
approximately $18 million. These vessels were constructed in 1974 and 1975 under United Kingdom r e g i s t r y and were designed for service in the North Sea and other extreme weather areas. Burt H. Keenan, president and chairman of the board of directors, stated: "The North Sea is an area where we
offshore structures is a sticky problem for oil companies, regulators and policy makers alike, as many structures are starting to cease production in the North Sea, where some fields have been producing oil and gas since the early 1970s.Regulations, which include the OSPAR (Oslo Paris convention) state that
estimated at more than $6,000,000 for diving systems, onshore equipment, and the establishment of the operations base in Amsterdam. With the North Sea equipment, Santa Fe will have six deepwater saturation diving systems. T first Cachalot-type system has been operated by a Santa Fe subsidiary in
in Morgan City, La., has announced the appointment of Ogden U. Thomas Jr. as vice president, and the appointment of Charles E. LeBlanc as manager of North Sea operations. Mr. Thomas will have administrative responsibility for contracts connected with workboat service and for conducting contract negotiations
EUROPEC II, to be held from October 21 to October 24, 1980 at Earls Court, London, England, will be the world's foremost event dealing with North Sea conditions, operations, and engineering challenges. Its impact on the future of North Sea operations — and similar activities in other offshore envir
Scotland, of Ardersier in Scotland, for the construction of the platform jacket for its North West Hutton oilfield in the U.K. sector of the North Sea. The contract will be worth approximately 55 million pounds (about $120 million). Completion is scheduled for mid-1981, when the jacket will be
DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts totaling approximately $79.8m, including orders for work in Asia Pacific, North Sea and North America. “In the Atlantic region we have achieved repeat business with important clients and have established new client relationships,” said DOF Subsea CEO, Mons S.
Which Way is Up? The Six Things You need to Know Now Subsea Well Removal is a Leading Cost Driver North Sea decommissioning has long been considered an area of huge potential opportunity for a variety of companies, which to date has not been fully realized. Decommissioning has moved extraordinarily
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