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  • Houston-based Diamond MOdeco, one of the world's largest offshore drilling companies, plans to enter the global floating production market by forming an association with Victoria Oilfield Development Ltd., (VODL), of London.

    VODL was established by Seatramp Inc., of London, last year, operator of one of the world's largest international tanker shipping groups.

    After the acquisition of Odeco, Diamond M-Odeco now operates a worldwide fleet of 40 semi-submersible and jack-up rigs. Working with VODL, which has access to a 20- strong fleet of vessels totalling over 3.6 million dwt, the two companies intend to offer a global floating pro duction service providing a wide choice of tanker and semi-submersible or jack-up systems. This is the first time that a rig owner, Diamond M-Odeco, and a tanker owner, VODL, have joined forces to explore growth opportunities together.

    The parent company of Diamond M-Odeco is Loews Corporation of New York. Loews possesses a 49 percent holding in Hellspont Shipping Corporation, owners of six Ultra Large Crude Carriers in the Seatramp-operated fleet.

    As part of their agreement, VODL will establish offices at Diamond MOdeco's Houston headquarters, while Diamond M-Odeco personnel will spend time at VODL's London offices. The exchange of personnel and expertise will allow both companies to plan strategy for the joint pursuit of business opportunities in this expanding sector of the offshore oil industry.

  • Oil production began recently from the Maureen field, 163 miles east-northeast of Aberdeen, Scotland, near the center of the North Sea. Phillips Petroleum Company United Kingdom Limited, operator of the field, said Maureen is expected to reach peak production of about 72,000 barrels per day early ne

  • of U.S. oil and gas requirements t h r o u g h the decade, examination of the case for increased offshore exploratory activity, projection of production levels by coast, and concluding with unit and dollar value growth forecasts of the main offshore equipment markets. Markets examined are well

  • — has emerged as one of the world's premier operators of a fleet of vessels that provide marine services to the oil and gas exploration and pro- duction industry, and oil spill response services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, offshore West Africa, the Far East and Latin America. For the

  • Hans K. Schaefer, chairman of the board, has announced that Todd Shipyards Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australian Shipbuilding Industry Pty., Ltd. of Coogee, Western Australia, for a technology transfer in connection with the repair and overhaul of Australian Navy

  • —Free Literature Offered— SPD Technologies, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., has announced the development of a new advanced computerized all-cell battery monitoring system designed for use on diesel and nuclear-powered submarines and other battery power applications. Designated the BMS-100

  • —Literature Available SPD Technologies, Philadelphia, Pa., recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the Navy Switchgear Division of Brown Boveri Power Equipment, Inc., based in Montgomeryville, Pa. According to George M. Gordon, president and chief executive officer of SPD Technologies

  • John Biancamano recently joined SPD Technologies as manager- international marketing. In his new position he will be responsible for all international marketing and program development on behalf of SPD's line of military circuit breakers, switchgear and battery monitoring systems. The company is

  • Electrocatalytic, Inc., has announced the purchase of the Seltech Group businesses including DEM (Dished Electrode Membrane) Cell Process Technology from Steetley Engineering Limited, West Midlands, England. DEM Cell products will be manufactured in Electrocatalytic's plants in Portskewett, Gwent

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  • International Maritime Associates, Inc. (IMA) prepares detailed business reports covering the U.S. Navy market. They deal with future business opportunities available to shipyards, manufacturers, engineering firms and other marine suppliers. This article is based on information contained in recent

  • SPD Technologies recently marked its first full year as an independent operating company and also commemorated the 100th anniversary of its predecessor company and the birth of its principal product, the circuit breaker. Ceremonies marking the first and 100th anniversaries were held at the company's

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