Baker Hughes, Inc. has received notice that the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Dept. of Justice has approved the purchase of two of its stimulation vessels, the HR Hughes and the Blue Ray, and certain other assets used to perform sand control services in the Gulf of Mexico, by Superior Energy Services. These assets are being divested in connection with the acquisition of BJ Services Co.
Deep Down, Inc. has teamed up with Core Industries to permanently locate a 3,200 metric ton umbilical storage carousel system at Core’s deepwater port facility near Mobile, Ala. The carousel is currently under construction and will be ready in fourth quarter 2010.
Cal Dive International, Inc. announced the departure of Bruce P. Koch, the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Brent D. Smith, the company’s current Vice President-Finance, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of the company.
DeepFlex announced one of its all-composite flexible pipes has been used by Saipem to commission a deepwater export line offshore Brazil for Petrobras. The Saipem vessel Normand Cutter deployed the DeepFlex downline in 4,950 feet of water.
Intermoor, Inc. has named David Cobb Vice President, Business Development, based out of its Houston office. He previously served as Business Development Manager and Projects Manager in the company’s Aberdeen office.