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Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy, Verlume Ink MOU

Sep 22, 2022

Baker Hughes, Mocean Energy and Verlume have signed a triparty memorandum of understanding (MoU) to identify and discuss potential opportunities for collaboration on integrated wave energy and subsea energy storage solutions for the emerging subsea clean energy market…

First Subsea Compression Station for Shell's Ormen Lange Arrives at OneSubsea's Horsøy Center

Sep 21, 2022

The first of two subsea compression stations built for Shell's Ormen Lange offshore field has arrived at Horsøy, OneSubsea’s Centre of Excellence, outside of Bergen.This is according to Mads Hjelmeland – Managing Director, OneSubsea Processing…

Aker BP Taps Vissim to Develop Digital Platform for Offshore Oil Spill Monitoring

Sep 20, 2022

The Norwegian technology firm Vissim has won a contract Vissim to develop a digital platform for future oil spill monitoring and detection system on the Norwegian continental shelf for Aker BP.Vissim said Tuesday it would develop a software…

Inside the Baker Hughes Subsea Production Strategy

Sep 19, 2022

With volatile markets and increasing speed of technological changes – led by digitalization and decarbonization – Richard Ward discusses subsea production trends, opportunities and challenges.Richard, to start can you give a brief career bio with an overview of your current responsibilities…

CGG Joins UK Research Assessing Ecosystem Impact of Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 14, 2022

French seismic data specialist CGG is acting as a special technical partner in a consortium research project led by Bangor University to identify opportunities that benefit biodiversity and the conservation of species around offshore wind farms…

Tanjung Offshore Services Wins Two-Year Subsea Inspection Contract with Petronas Carigali

Sep 13, 2022

Malaysian energy industry solutions provider T7 Global said recently that its subsidiary Tanjung Offshore Services had received a two-year contract from Petronas Carigali for subsea inspection services.The contract, effective until August 2024…

Bouygues Travaux Publics Acquires OO-STAR Floating Wind Foundation Tech

Sep 13, 2022

Bouygues Travaux Publics said Tuesday it had acquired the OO-STAR floating wind foundation technology, owned by Floating Wind Solutions.'This technology can be adapted to a wide range of marine environments, reducing the carbon footprint of…

CGG's Sercel Buys ION Geophysical's Software Business

Sep 12, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG said Monday that its Sensing & Monitoring division Sercel had completed the acquisition of ION Geophysical Corporation’s (“ION”) software business.ION's software business includes Orca: a navigation system dedicated to streamers…

Minesto's Second Sea Kite Online in Faroes

Sep 08, 2022

Tidal energy developer Minesto has this week launched its second Dragon Class tidal kite in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands, and has started producing electricity.The tidal energy power plant “Dragon 4” will benefit from previous configuration testing executed with the first unit…

Reach Subsea Adds Strategic Brazil Contract

Sep 08, 2022

Norway-based subsea services provider Reach Subsea has recently signed contracts amounting totally in excess of NOK 200 million, including an important strategic contract in the Brazilian market, which was signed yesterday (7 Sept). The contract…

Ashtead Technology to Acquire Subsea Dredging Firm WeSubsea

Sep 05, 2022

UK-subsea rental equipment and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology said Monday it planned to acquire WeSubsea to expand its mechanical solutions service offering.Founded in 2010, WeSubsea is a specialist in subsea dredging technology solutions with its operating base in Aberdeenshire…

Ashtead Technology Names Gillespie as Commercial Director

Sep 02, 2022

UK-based subsea equipment rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has named Bob Gillespie as Commercial Director. Gillespie most recently worked for the Norwegian offshore installation services firm Havfram where he was UK Managing Director…

ABS, NOV Collaborating on 'Pioneering' Subsea Storage Solution

Aug 31, 2022

American Bureau of Shipping ABS said Wednesday it was providing New Technology Qualification (NTQ) services for pioneering subsea storage technology from NOV.The Joint Development Project (JDP) includes NOV, ABS, Equinor, Shell, The Research…

Equinor and Vår Energi Support FASTsubsea's Subsea Pump Tech

Aug 30, 2022

Equinor and Vår Energi have agreed to join Malaysian operator Petronas in the support of Norwegian company FASTsubsea, as part of a Joint Industry Program to qualify and test what has been described as 'a low-cost, topside-less subsea Multiphase pump…

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