Offshore Subsea News


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…

TechnipFMC to Take Full Ownership of Well Intervention Firm TIOS

Jul 30, 2021

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC plans to acquire the remaining 49% of shares in TIOS AS from Island Offshore.TIOS is an offshore well intervention joint venture formed in 2018 between TechnipFMC and Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore…

'World's Most Powerful Tidal Turbine' Brought Online in Scotland

Jul 29, 2021

O2, dubbed the world's most powerful tidal turbine, and built by the Scottish engineering firm Orbital Marine, has this week started power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The floating turbine is anchored in…

Nexans' Cable for World's First Harsh-environment Floating Solar Plant

Jul 28, 2021

Offshore cable manufacturer Nexans will deliver export cable for Equinor's floating solar pilot offshore Frøya in Norway. The floating solar project is slated to come online in December 2021 and will be the world’s first floating solar plant operating in rough offshore waters…

Norway: Neptune Energy Gets Green Light to Start Up Duva Offshore Field

Jul 28, 2021

The Norwegian oil and gas authorities have approved the start-up of the Neptune Energy-operated Duva field in the North Sea.Neptune Energy estimates the reserves at around 71 million barrels of oil equivalent to be at the field.The Duva oil…

VIDEO: Subsea UK and the Creation of the “Global Underwater Hub”

Jul 28, 2021

Subsea UK is embarking on a new adventure as The Global Underwater Hub, a new organization with already nearly $18 million in funding. ‘The Hub’ aims to leverage the UK’s strong maritime heritage, as well as its underwater expertise that transcends offshore defense and research…

DOF Subsea Orders Two Work-class ROVs from Forum Energy Technologies

Jul 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has ordered two 200HP Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from Forum Energy Technologies (FET).Forum Energy Technologies will build the ROVs at its UK facility at Kirkbymoorside…

Subsea Tech Firm Ashtead Appoints Chief Technology Officer

Jul 28, 2021

Ashtead Technology has appointed Graham Clark to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to accelerate its technology and digitalization strategy.The subsea equipment rental and solutions provider for the offshore energy industry…

T7's Tanjung Offshore Bags ROV Deal with Pioneer Pegasus

Jul 26, 2021

Malaysia-based energy industry services firm T7 Global has won a contract for the provision of mini-ROV subsea services for Pioneer Pegasus.T7's subsidiary Tanjung Offshore Services seacured the contract for remotely operated vehicle services earlier this month…

An Overview of the Work Class ROV Market

Jul 25, 2021

Demand for work-class ROVs (WROV) has traditionally been determined by the state of the global offshore oil & gas industry. This is likely to remain the case in the short to medium-term. However, there’s a new kid on the block – offshore wind…

Jan De Nul Installs Export Cables for Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has installed four export cables for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jan De Nul used its cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh to install with cables of total length of 34 kilometers.'Thanks to her shallow draft design…

Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

Neptune Energy Hires Fugro for Cygnus Subsea Work

Jul 21, 2021

Dutch seabed survey services firm Fugro has won a subsea inspection contract with the oil and gas company Neptune Energy at the Cygnus gas field in the UK North Sea.As part of the contract, Fugro will employ its specialized survey technology to inspect the subsea infrastructure…

Subsea 7 Bags Sizeable Middle East Contract

Jul 14, 2021

Subsea equipment and installation firm Subsea 7 said Wednesday it had secured a sizeable contract in the Middle East. Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.The scope of work, for an unnamed client…

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