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Subsea Innovation Workshop Humming

Aug 08, 2019

Launch and recovery systems (LARS) specialist Subsea Innovation, part of Tekmar Group, said its workshop is currently busy with five systems in progress and soon to be dispatched.In the previous 12 months the company has delivered a range of new and refurbished systems…

PSW Group Wins Transocean BOP Contract

Aug 06, 2019

PSW Group has been awarded a contract with Transocean for storage and maintenance of blowout preventers (BOP) for Cat-D rigs. The agreement has a duration of five years.The scope of work consist of storage and inspection, maintenance and repair…

DOE Introduces Phantom X8 ROV

Aug 02, 2019

US-based Deep Ocean Engineering (DOE) has unveiled a new electric, light work-class remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), the Phantom X8, designed for deep sea exploration and light intervention work.The vehicle is the largest and most…

Sonsub Hydrone-R Launched in Water

Aug 02, 2019

On July 1, Saipem-Sonsub’s Hydrone-R underwater intervention drone was launched in water to start the endurance and qualification tests prior to its commercialization by year’s end.The Hydrone Program is the key workstream of Saipem’s Technology Development Plan within subsea robotics…

MacGregor Acquires TTS Marine & Offshore Unit

Aug 01, 2019

Cargotec announced on Thursday that its MacGregor business area has completed the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of equipment manufacturer TTS Group ASA following required regulatory approvals.Cargotec announced in February…

Wellhead Fatigue Mitigation System Deployed off NZ

Jul 31, 2019

Trendsetter Vulcan Offshore (TVO) has contracted with independent oil and gas company Tamarind Resources to provide its next-generation Wellhead Fatigue Mitigation Systems for deployment offshore New Zealand. The new system alleviates the impact of modern…

Teledyne Marine Opens Vehicles Service Center

Jul 31, 2019

US-based Teledyne Marine said it has opened a Vehicles Service Center at the Teledyne Reson office in Slangerup, Denmark.The expanded facility in Slangerup will support the large number of LBVs, vLBVs, and Z-Boats throughout Europe, the company said…

BHGE Adjusted Profit More Than Doubles

Jul 31, 2019

Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by higher activity in LNG markets and rise in international demand for oilfield services.Revenue from the company's oilfield services segment…

McDermott, BHGE Score Ichthys Contracts

Jul 30, 2019

McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), announced on Tuesday that the companies have been awarded contracts to provide a joint subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and subsea production systems (SPS) solution…

New Mooring Solution for Kincardine OWF

Jul 30, 2019

First Subsea said it will provide platform mooring connectors to the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm.The company, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, has confirmed its secured the contract with Spanish developer and construction…

First Subsea Installations Begin at Duva

Jul 30, 2019

The first subsea installation and construction campaign for the Duva field development is now underway with the installation of the Integrated Template Structure (ITS), Neptune Energy said on social media on Tuesday.The ITS is the first large…

NOV Trims Staff

Jul 24, 2019

U.S. oilfield supplier National Oilwell Varco Inc is trimming its workforce, according to people familiar with the matter, as oil and gas customers have cut spending on services and equipment.The company recently began offering voluntary early retirement to eligible employees…

OneSubsea Awarded Chevron Master Agreement

Jul 23, 2019

Chevron has awarded OneSubsea a 20-year subsea equipment and services master contract for development projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the subsea supplier’s parent company Schlumberger announced on Tuesday.Combining this master contract with…

Wild Well Upgrades Capping Stack Kit

Jul 18, 2019

Well control and engineering services fir Wild Well Control announced a new contract with Fugro for the provision of blowout preventer (BOP) intervention skids and test units for inclusion in its Subsea Response Kit. As part of the WellCONTAINED subsea capping stack program…

A Boost for Africa’s P&A Market

Jul 18, 2019

Despite Africa not being a top contender in the global decommissioning market, the region holds huge potential for growth as more offshore old and gas fields mature while some of the newly drilled ones turn dry.The region’s top oil and gas producers such as Angola…

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