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Oceaneering Unveils Digital Inspection System

Jun 26, 2019

A new digital asset inspection system from Oceaneering International aims to streamline non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection management.The tablet-based technology, called Inform Inspect, has been designed to equip technicians, supervisors and managers with the ability to deliver seamless…

New Tech for Wind Blade Inspections

Jun 24, 2019

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, pricier and harder to transport, Sandia National Laboratories researchers say…

Infinity, Medserv Form Services JV

Jun 12, 2019

Aberdeen-based Infinity Oilfield Services and Malta-based Medserv have formed a new joint venture named InMedCo, to provide a broader portfolio of highly specialized technical services to the oil and gas market.The InMedCo joint venture combines…

IKM Testing Wins Aker BP Contract

Jun 04, 2019

Oil company Aker BP has awarded Norwegian testing, cleaning and inspection service provider IKM Testing a frame agreement that includes most of IKM Testing’s core services. The duration of the frame agreement is six years plus an option period…

Boskalis Nets $126 Mln Subsea Contracts

May 31, 2019

Boskalis Subsea Services said it has secured several contracts in the North Sea over the last six months that are worth more than £100 million ($126 million) combined. These include the Total Tyra redevelopment project, an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) campaign for Repsol Sinopec…

Production Resumes at Claymore

May 30, 2019

Production at oilfields that contribute to the North Sea Flotta Gold crude grade has restarted following pipeline repairs, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.Output was shut down in mid-May after a subsea valve on the pipeline from the…

Artificial Intelligence and Smart Technologies Unlock Better IMR

May 29, 2019

ABS leverages advanced technologies – from smart sensors to artificial intelligence – to help improve inspections and optimize maintenance schemes offshore. Matthew Tremblay, ABS Vice President of Global Offshore Markets explains.

Petrofac Wins North Sea Contract Extensions

May 28, 2019

Petrofac announced on Tuesday that its Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded two operations and maintenance (O&M) contract extensions for long-standing clients worth a combined value of approximately $32 million…

N-Sea Names New Chief Executive

May 23, 2019

N-Sea Holding announced Thursday it has appointed Arno van Poppel as Chief Executive of the Netherlands based subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services provider.van Poppel succeeds Gerard Keser, who steps down from his current…

The Journey to Autonomous Operations

May 22, 2019

Autonomous installations have the potential to save operators money by enhancing operational stability for more uptime and increased safety. Achieving those benefits requires confidence from companies and regulators. Companies like ABB are part…

North Sea Fields Shut for Pipeline Repairs

May 16, 2019

Production at oilfields that feed into North Sea crude grade Flotta Gold has been shut down due to repairs on the main pipeline to the export terminal in Scotland, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.'We are carrying out repairs to a…

Equinor Extends Oseberg Field Shutdown

May 10, 2019

Production at Norway's Oseberg oil and gas field, whose crude is a part of global oil benchmark Brent, is expected to remain shut for eight days, longer than previously anticipated, the company said on Friday.Production at the field was shut…

EDS HV Wins North Hoyle O&M Deal

May 10, 2019

European energy company Innogy has awarded the high voltage engineering specialist  EDS HV Group a contract on behalf of project owners Greencoat Wind UK for operations and maintenance management at North Hoyle offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay off the UK's north west coast…

Gumusut-Kakap to Shut for Maintenance

May 09, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell plans to carry out maintenance at an oilfield offshore Sabah in eastern Malaysia, reducing the volume of Kimanis crude exports in July, four sources said on Thursday.Kimanis is Malaysia's largest export grade and the drop in shipments is expected to tighten Asian crude supplies…

Emerson Scores BP Contract

May 07, 2019

Emerson said it  has been awarded a five-year contract with BP to provide predictive maintenance and operational support services to ensure safe, optimized production from its Clair Ridge platform and Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel…

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