History

  • 1971: Founded Maritime Hydraulics AS
  • 1980: Acquired Maritime Well Service AS, developed the company and its strategy
  • No. of employees exceeds 100, turnover MNOK 100
  • 1982: Acquired Petcon AS and restructured the company
  • Established Norwegian Rig Consultants AS
  • No. of employees: 200, turnover MNOK 250
  • 1984-86 Acquired Seanor AS
  • Established Target Drilling (sold to Transocean 1987)
  • Acquired Koomey Inc.
  • Maritime Hydraulics & Norwegian Rig Consultants listed on Oslo Stock Exchange
  • Acquired Tentech AS
  • No. of employees passes 400, turnover passes MNOK 500
  • 1986-87 Above companies merge and are listed on OSE under the name Skeie Group AS
  • 1987 Acquired Porsgrunn Styremaskiner AS and Nyland AS
  • 1989 Acquired Pusnes AS
  • No. of employees passes 1.000, turnover passes MNOK 1.000
  • Sold the shares of Skeie Group to ABB
  • Approx. 1990 Established Skeie Eiendom, Skeie Shipping & Offshore .
  • Established / larger involvement in Deep Sea Stavanger ASA,
    Ocean Rig ASA, Baltic Holding ASA, Mosvold Shipping
  • 1990 Buy-out (demerger) of Hydralift , no. of employees 50, turnover MNOK 60
  • 1991-2002 Organic growth of Hydralift through acquisitions of Eiken Marine System, Miko Kranteknikk, Scanmec, technology from the French ACB and Brissoneau & Lotz Marine (BLM), Paul Munroe Engineering in Houston, Procon in Oslo, SAS Gouda (32%) in Holland, Sense Technology (33%) in Kristiansand, Molde Crane/Staalprodukter, Actro in Molde and Amclyde Inc.
  • Turnover passes MNOK 2.500
  • 1998 Hydralift demerges: Hydralift end Hydralift Marine
  • 2001 Established Sinvest ASA
  • 2002 Hydralift Marine becomes TTS Marine
  • Hydralift is sold to National Oilwell Inc.
  • Hydralift had approx. 700 employees and a turnover of MNOK 2,8 billion.
  • 2006 Sinvest is sold to Aban Singapore Pte
  • Established the Skeie Group management company
  • Established Skeie Drilling & Production ASA
  • Established Skeie Rig Management AS
  • Buying of TTS-shares
  • Establised Skeie Energy AS
  • 2010 Skeie Drilling & Production is sold to Rowan Companies, Inc.
  • Prospector Offshore Drilling was established with Skeie Technology as major shareholder
  • 2012 Sigma Drilling was established with Skeie Technology as major shareholder

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of Bjarne Skeie's career and companies