Offshore Energy News


ABB to Power Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) Project in Australia

Aug 19, 2021

ABB has secured a contract worth around $120 million to supply the overall Electrical Power System (EPS) for Chevron's multi-billion-dollar Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project, offshore W. Australia.The Jansz-Io field is located around 200 kilometers offshore the north-western coast of Australia…

Schlumberger Introduces Autonomous Directional Drilling

Aug 18, 2021

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has this week introduced a service called Autonomous Directional Drilling, which, the company says, includes solutions to steer autonomously through any section of the wellbore. According to Schlumberger…

ROVs: Time for Renewal in the Work Class world?

Aug 17, 2021

There are tentative signs of the start of a renewal in the work class ROV fleet. But what form will it take?The work class ROV (WCROV) market has taken something of a battering over the past few years. The 2014 downturn and then a pandemic has…

Eco Wave Power Tech for Israeli Navy

Aug 17, 2021

Wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power has entered into a collaboration agreement with the Israeli Navy, to examine the feasibility of installing the Eco Wave Power technology in the Navy's bases.Eco Wave Power will start the procurement…

U.S. DOE Awards Grant for OPT's Next-gen Wave Energy Converter

Aug 17, 2021

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a grant to wave energy solutions provider Ocean Power Technologies to further the development of a next-generation wave energy converter.'Investment by the U.S. government towards the commercialization…

Sustainable Marine's Tidal Turbine Drivetrain Passes Accelerated Lifetime Tests in Germany

Aug 17, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology firm Sustainable Marine said Tuesday that its tidal turbine drivetrain has successfully completed ‘accelerated lifetime testing’ at the Center of Wind Power Drives at RWTH Aachen UniversitySCHOTTEL Hydro, Sustainable Marine’s German engineering partner…

Fugro Nets 3-year IRM Deal with Petrobras

Aug 16, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded Fugro a three-year contract for subsea inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) services in Brazil.The contract is set to start in the fourth quarter of Q4 2021.Fugro will deploy the Fugro Aquarius…

Tekmar, DeepWater Buoyancy Target Floating Wind Opportunities

Aug 16, 2021

Offshore energy equipment supplier Tekmar Group has signed a partnership agreement with DeepWater Buoyancy, a producer of subsea buoyancy products for offshore oil & gas, energy, oceanographic, and technology companies. '...the companies will…

TechnipFMC Joins Seabed Mineral Extraction Arena

Aug 12, 2021

TechnipFMC, a company best known for its offshore oilfield services and equipment, is looking to diversify its offering and has now joined forces with Loke Marine Minerals (Loke) to develop enabling technologies for the extraction of seabed minerals in Norway…

Silixa Claims 'World's first' as it Installs Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) System at BP's Gulf of Mexico Field

Aug 11, 2021

Optical fiber sensors provider Silixa on Wednesday announced the successful installation, validation, and borehole seismic acquisition from a permanently installed fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) system, Carina Subsea 4D, on BP’s Atlantis Phase 3 subsea field development…

SMD to Build SEAJET's Controlled Flow Excavation Equipment

Aug 11, 2021

Dubai-based SEAJET Systems, a company building controlled flow excavation (CFE) solutions, has signed a manufacturing partnership with Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD), one of the world’s largest independent designers and manufacturers of specialist subsea intervention equipment…

VIDEO: CorPower Builds 'World's largest' Wave Energy Test-rig

Aug 10, 2021

Wave energy technology developer CorPower has said it has completed construction of the world’s largest wave energy test-rig, following a two-year project.The 45-tonne moving mass system, installed at CorPower’s Stockholm base, is capable of simulating ocean wave conditions anywhere in the world…

ExxonMobil Hires Oceaneering for Offshore Surveys in Guyana

Aug 10, 2021

ExxonMobil has hired offshore services firm Oceaneering for the provision of two surveys offshore Guyana, where Exxon has over the past few years discovered around nine billion barrels of oil.Oceaneering will carry out a towed and autonomous…

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Aug 09, 2021

Energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group announced it has taken delivery of the 'unique' and 'record-breaking' battery-hybrid cable laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci. “Leonardo da Vinci is the most efficient cable layer in the world…

O&G Vet John Morrison Retires from EnerMech

Aug 09, 2021

EnerMech’s cranes and lifting director John Morrison is set to retire after supporting the oil and gas sector for the last four decades.Morrison has spent the last 13 years of his career spearheading EnerMech’s installation, operation, maintenance…

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