Subsea News


Exxon Taps Ocean Infinity to Survey the Stabroek Block

7 hours ago

Subsea marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said it has been awarded a contract with ExxonMobil, for high-resolution autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical and geotechnical data acquisition within the promising Stabroek block offshore Guyana…

Opinion: Driving Competitiveness in Subsea Supply Chain

Feb 27, 2020

By Chris Thompson, chairman of engineering firm Express EngineeringWe all know that the global oil and gas industry operates in a shifting and challenging business environment.Variations in supply and demand linked to global geopolitical issues…

Aquaterra Acquires SETS

Feb 26, 2020

Offshore engineering services Aquaterra Group has announced its acquisition of the subsea engineering and technology provider Subsea Engineering and Technical Services (SETS).Both companies work in subsea and offshore construction, with both operating from Aberdeen…

Furgo Backs Australia’s Hydrographic Program

Feb 26, 2020

The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability.The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes…

Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

Feb 26, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and vessel builder Royal IHC has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to design and delivery of an integrated power cable lay spread.The equipment will be installed on its newly chartered vessel, Normand Clipper…

Shawcor Bags Sangomar, Baltic Pipe Deals

Feb 26, 2020

Pipeline coating specialist Shawcor will provide thermal insulation coating services for Woodside's Sangomar offshore development in Senegal.The contract, awarded to Shawcor's pipe coating division by Subsea 7, will see Shawcor earn somewhere between CAD$30-$50 million…

Saipem Raises Outlook After Beating Targets

Feb 26, 2020

Italian oil services group Saipem said on Wednesday it expected higher sales this year after it beat its 2019 targets and introduced a dividend for the first time in seven years.But it warned that concerns over the impact of the coronavirus…

Global Offshore Charters Normand Clipper

Feb 25, 2020

Global Offshore, a provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil and gas markets and part of the Global Marine Group, is adding offshore installation and construction vessel Normand Clipper to its fleet…

UTEC Wraps Survey Work for McDermott

Feb 25, 2020

On 25 February, UTEC, a global surveying company in the Acteon subsea services group, completed consecutive as-built and post-construction, anchor-debris-clearance surveys using remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for McDermott International.UTEC…

Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

Aker BP Gets Skogul Start-Up Nod

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has received regulatory consent for the start-up of the Skogul field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted its consent for the of the field in production license 460 on Monday…

Subsea Contracts Hit Record High in 2019

Feb 23, 2020

Integrated subsea contracts took center stage in 2019 and had a breakout year with 20 such contracts signed, representing a record-high of over 150 subsea trees awarded under such deals.'After hitting rock bottom in 2016, the subsea equipment market has gradually recovered…

Worley Bags Mozambique LNG Work with Total

Feb 21, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded oilfield services firm Worley two master service agreements (MSAs) for services at the Mozambique LNG Project.The Mozambique LNG project, previously operated by Anadarko, will be Mozambique’s first onshore LNG development…

Shell Working on FID for Mars Pipeline System Expansion

Feb 21, 2020

Shell Midstream Partners LP expects to take final investment decisions on expanding its Mars crude oil pipeline system in the Gulf of Mexico in the first half of the year, Chief Executive Kevin Nichols said on Thursday.Shell has seen significant interest from oil producers as the 600…

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