McDermott Shipyards recently completed a specialized, twin-packaged drilling rig (shown above) for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company, for contract use on Texaco's Harvest "A" platform in the Santa Maria Basin, Calif. The rig was disassembled at McDermott's New Iberia, La.
After building a 12-year onshore success record, Du Pont has moved its cost-reducing Maintenance Painting Service (MPS) offshore to oil drilling and production platforms and other marine structures. In the past two years, Du Pont's Offshore MPS
Murray Burns has been named manager, process engineering, in charge of the mechanical and electrical engineering services of the Houston, Texas, office of Petro-Marine Engineering, Inc., according to John W. Owensby, president. The Gretna, La.
Seaward International, Inc. has announced the opening of a New York City office and the appointment of Marvin Gensler as national sales representative. This new office, which will be managed by Mr. Gensler, will provide sales and technical support to Seaward's East Coast customers.
The tremendous increase in drilling and production platforms around the world has caused the petroleum industry to place new emphasis on protecting lives and equipment from the hazards of fire. This need has caused equipment manufacturers to search