David Currie appointed as Chief Executive Officer of JDR

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JDR is pleased to announce the appointment of David Currie as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective 12 January 2015. David is an accomplished industry leader with nearly 30 years’ experience in the global offshore energy industry, most recently the UK Regional President for Aker Solutions.  Previously to that […]

JDR Wins Steel Umbilical Order for West African Deep-Water Field

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Royal Niger Emerging Technologies, a leading Nigerian oil & gas service company, has awarded JDR a fast track contract supporting the West African Abo project for the manufacture of a 1.55 km hybrid of steel tube and thermoplastic umbilical. The umbilical, designed to include a combination of hydraulic control and chemical hoses, low voltage signal […]

JDR steps up Product and Installation Services support for EnBW Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm

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JDR has extended its service support operations for the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm. Under a contract awarded by Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH, JDR is providing pre-commissioning, test and termination services for the 80 turbine project in the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Rostock (Germany). JDR’s offshore wind test and termination team was […]

JDR to Speak at Power Cables for Offshore Oil & Gas Conference

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JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, will share its experience in oil and gas power cable technology development at the 2014 Power Cables for Offshore Oil & Gas conference in London. The technical presentation, to be delivered by Peter Worrall, JDR’s Product Director for Subsea Cables, will include discussions […]

JDR Wins Hybrid Power Steel Umbilical for North Sea

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JDR has won a contract for the design and manufacture of a hybrid power steel umbilical from Wintershall Noordzee B.V. This umbilical will be deployed to the Ravn field development in the North Sea. JDR’s scope of work includes delivery of an 18.2 km umbilical which will provide power and control; connecting a new platform […]

JDR to deliver Inter-Array cable package for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm: Third German Wind Farm Project for JDR

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23 September 2014: VBMS has awarded JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, the inter-array cable contract for the Vattenfall AB Sandbank offshore wind farm. JDR will design and manufacture 105 kilometres of inter-array cable, including a new coilable 630mm2 copper core cable and a range of cable accessories. The […]

Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire to present JDR with 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

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JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, will receive its 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade from the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire on Thursday 18 September. The Lord Lieutenant will tour JDR’s facility in Littleport; from engineering design to the onsite factory before presenting the award and reading […]

Andrew Norman steps down as JDR Chief Executive Officer

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JDR today announces that after three years leading the company through a significant investment programme, Andrew Norman will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer, and as a Director of the Board. Until a permanent replacement is appointed, Pat Herbert, JDR’s Executive Chairman, will assume interim Chief Executive responsibilities. A recruitment process to find an […]

Subsea needs to make the right connections – Editorial by JDR Chairman, Pat Herbert

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JDR Executive Chairman, Pat Herbert, offers his industry expert advice on why it’s important for operators to consider the design and specifications of cable and/or umbilical technologies as the oil and gas industry advances to deeper and more complex environments. “The drive to place technology and equipment on the seabed as close as possible to […]

JDR to showcase offshore wind capabilities at Wind Energy Hamburg

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JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, will showcase its complete lifecycle offer for offshore wind operators at Wind Energy Hamburg; industry leading inter-array cable designs, cable accessories and post-delivery offshore services. JDR’s engineering team has led the development of inter-array cables for offshore wind operators across a range of […]

JDR innovates to drive down costs in deeper waters

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JDR’s Engineering Director, James Young, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Paul Gahm, sat down with UT3 reporter to discuss the latest developments within not only the company, but in the energy sector as a whole, on the drive to reduce production costs. “In recent years, the subsea cable industry has enjoyed considerable […]

JDR featured in Brazil’s ISTOÉ Dinheiro Report

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JDR’s Chairman, Pat Herbert, provided a short feature of JDR’s entry into the Brazilian market. As reported earlier in the year, JDR will be opening up a maintenance and service facility in Macaé, Brazil. The opening is set for end of Q4. Mr. Herbert’s full interview can be found here: http://brazilreports.wix.com/texas-report#!jdr-cables-/c1kcq

JDR wins Inter-Array contract for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

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JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, has won a new contract with VBMS for the Statoil/Statkraft Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Dudgeon, off the UK’s Norfolk coast will utilise over 95 kilometres of JDR’s copper core inter-array cable and a range of cable accessories. The design and manufacture will take […]

JDR wins Inter-Array Cable Package for Nordsee One Wind Farm

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New aluminum core inter-array cable selected JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, has signed a contract with Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm as currently being developed by RWE Innogy GmbH and forming part of Germany’s largest offshore wind farm cluster. JDR will provide […]