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Australian Court Lets Santos Build Barossa Pipeline

Jan 14, 2024

Australia's Santos can proceed with construction of an undersea pipeline vital to its $4.3 billion Barossa gas project after a court on Monday ruled in favor of the oil and gas firm in a dispute with an Indigenous man looking to pause the work…

UH Aims to Develop Subsea Pipeline Inspection Autonomous Robot

Aug 31, 2023

University of Houston researchers are developing an autonomous robot to identify potential pipeline leaks and structural failures during subsea inspections. The technology will aim to make the inspection process safer and more cost effective…

Cyprus Declines Chevron's Gas Field Development Proposal

Aug 25, 2023

Cyprus rejected Chevron Corp's plan to develop the island nation's offshore Aphrodite natural gas field, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing Energy Minister Giorgos Papanastasiou.Papanastasiou told Bloomberg that the concerned parties…

Gardline Wins Geophysical Pipeline Survey in UK North Sea

Aug 17, 2023

Hartshead Resources and its joint venture partner Rockrose Energy have awarded a contract for a geophysical pipeline survey for the Anning and Somerville fields in the UK North Sea to Gardline.The contract award comes after a competitive tender and subsequent technical and commercial bid evaluation…

Saipem Nets $850M Worth of Offshore Contracts in the Black Sea and North Sea

May 18, 2023

Italian offshore engineering and construction firm Saipem has won two new offshore contracts in the North Sea and the Black Sea, worth $850 million in total.One contract is for an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) project in the Black Sea…

Iran Pens $900M Offshore Gas Field Development Deal

Feb 06, 2023

Iran signed a $900 million contract on Saturday with Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co (IOEC) to develop the first phase of its Kish offshore gas field in the Gulf, state television reported. Under the contract, IOEC is to launch…

Hartshead Taps Petrofac for North Sea Platform, Pipeline FEED

Dec 13, 2022

UK North Sea-focused Hartshead Resources has awarded Petrofac two contracts in respect of the platforms FEED contract for Harshead's Anning and Somerville unmanned minimum facilities jackets and topsides and the subsea FEED contract for the…

Oceaneering's Hybrid AUV/ROV Achieves TRL 6 For Pipeline Inspection

Aug 29, 2022

Subsea services and technology specialist Oceaneering said Monday that its Freedom AUV, has achieved Technology Readiness Level 6 on a 1-9 scale.Oceaneering said that its Freedom, a hybrid AUV/ROV system, is the result of a long-term collaborative relationship between Oceaneering…

New Product: Rhosonics CLAMP-IN Pipe Integration System

May 18, 2022

Rhosonics debuts a pipe integration system for the Slurry Density Meter (SDM) – the Clamp-In, designed to make it easy to remove the sensor without interrupting the process.The Clamp-In allows the installation of existing pipes in the process: plastic pipes…

Naftogaz's CEO Calls for Nord Stream 1 Sanctions. Says Russian Gas Will Keep Flowing Through Ukraine

Mar 15, 2022

Russian gas will continue to flow to Europe through Ukraine as long as the operators of Ukraine’s gas networks are able to function, the head of Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz told Reuters on Monday.Russia is the European Union's top gas…

Nord Stream 2 Owner Mulls Insolvency in Wake of Pipeline Halt, Sanctions, Say Sources

Mar 01, 2022

The Swiss-based company which built the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany is considering filing for insolvency, two sources familiar with the situation said, as it attempts to settle claims ahead of a U.S. sanction deadline for other entities to stop dealings with it…

World’s Longest [37 km] ETH Production Pipeline installed offshore Norway

Aug 03, 2021

Neptune Energy reports the  installation and testing of the world’s longest traceheated subsea production pipeline at its operated Fenja field in the Norwegian sea.“Completing the installation and testing of the ETH pipe is a great technical…

The Pipeline Repair Busters: Being ready for the worst case

Oct 22, 2020

Pipeline repair isn’t a frequent activity but when it is needed it’s a critical activity. New tools are being developed and demonstrated to also make it safer and more efficient, and yet challenges remain, such as higher pressure, deeper water…

Barcodes to Drive Down Pipeline Inspection Costs

Oct 22, 2020

Three French companies are working on a pipeline inspection solution that combines ROVs and the use of visual markers - barcodes - directly integrated on subsea pipelines.The solution, being developed by tubular solutions firm Vallourec, smart…

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