Offshore Subsea News


Denmark: Nini West Field Suitable for Injection and Storage of CO2

Nov 27, 2020

A carbon capture and storage project in Denmark which entails storing CO2 under the Danish North Sea seabed has cleared the first major hurdle after the intended subsea reservoir was confirmed feasible for CO2 injection by independent certification…

BP, Ithaca Energy Bring Online Vorlich Offshore Field

Nov 26, 2020

Oil major BP and Ithaca Energy have started production from the Vorlich offshore oil field in the North Sea.The 30-million-barrel field has been developed through two wells with peak production expected to reach 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent gross per day…

Norwegian Seismic Company Dives into Deepsea Mining Business

Nov 24, 2020

Seabird Exploration, a Norway-based provider of seismic survey services for the offshore oil and gas industry, is diversifying and venturing into deep-sea mining.The company on Monday announced a plan for funding and listing of its 100% owned subsidiary Green Minerals AS (GM)…

Shell, Ocean Infinity on Uncrewed Seep Hunting Mission

Nov 18, 2020

Oil and gas giant Shell has teamed up with offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity to combine expertise and assets to execute multiclient seep hunter projects.'The combination of Shell’s specialist seep hunting expertise and Ocean Infinity’s ‘Armada’ fleet of robotic ships…

Prysmian Picked for Cable Works at RWE's Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 17, 2020

Italian power cable company Prysmian has won a contract to provide export cables for RWE Renewable’s largest offshore wind project, 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia offshore wind farm, in the UK North Sea.Prysmian will provide a turn-key high voltage subsea and land export cable connection…

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Starts Operations

Nov 17, 2020

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a European leg of a pipeline carrying gas from the Azeri section of the Caspian Sea, and crossing Greece, Albania, the Adriatic Sea, and Italy, has started commercial operations. TAP is the European part of the Southern Gas Corridor…

OPT PowerBuoy Tested at DeepStar's 'Zero Carbon Power for Electric Subsea Operations' Project

Nov 17, 2020

Ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received a DeepStar project award to study the use of its PB3 PowerBuoy to provide remotely controllable zero-carbon power for deepwater subsea oil production applications…

UK: SSE, Scottish Power, National Grid to Develop 4GW Subsea Power Link

Nov 16, 2020

British utilities SSE, Iberdrola-owned Scottish Power and grid operator National Grid will develop a 4 gigawatt (GW) power link between Scotland and England, they said on Monday.The multi-billion pound project, called the Eastern Link, will…

EDITORIAL: See You Online @ Oi Connect!

Nov 12, 2020

Oceanology International, the world's largest exhibition and conference for the subsea sector, was originally scheduled for March 2020, subsequently rescheduled to December 2020 due to COVID-19. The organizers last month announced the need to…

VIDEO: Subsea 7 Expands Fleet with Newbuild Reel-lay Vessel Skandi Vega

Nov 12, 2020

Offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 has expanded its fleet with newbuild reel-lay vessel Seven Vega.Built by Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC, the Seven Vega is 149 meters long, with a breadth of 33 meters, and a Class 3 dynamic positioning system…

Autonomous Offshore Power Trials Get Underway off Hawaii

Nov 11, 2020

With the advent of autonomy on and under the water, part of the value proposition is the ability to stay at sea, on station, to exponentially increase efficiencies. Have the ability to repower at sea is central to this effort, as an increasing…

Petrobras Taps Seabed Geosolutions for 4D OBN Survey in Brazil

Nov 10, 2020

Ocean bottom seismic company Seabed Geosolutions said Monday it had secured a contract for a baseline 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey as well as a future 4D monitor OBN survey in Brazil for Petrobras, both covering the Sapinhoa Shared Reservoir in the Santos Basin…

Saipem Gets Go-Ahead for Payara Subsea Works

Nov 09, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has recently received approval from ExxonMobil to proceed with the final phase of its work scope at the Payara development project offshore GuyanaSaipem in November last year won a provisional contract for Payara with the scope including Subsea Structures…

Borneo Seaoffshore Nets Pipeline Isolation Deal with ExxonMobil

Nov 09, 2020

Malaysia's Handal Energy has said it has, through a subsidiary won a pipeline isolation contract with ExxonMobil in Malaysia.Handal said Monday that ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia had awarded the contract to Borneo Seaoffshore Engineering (“BSO Engineering”)…

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