Offshore Engineer Equipment News


Seabed Surveillance Enters Age of Autonomy

May 13, 2019

Seabed deformation monitoring is moving into new realms of capability, as self-calibration, autonomous deployment and data collection open up new possibilities for extending the life of oil fields. Shaun Dunn, Sonardyne’s Global Business Manager…

Is There a Golden Opportunity for Jack-ups?

May 13, 2019

As oil prices continue to stabilize, operators are looking for the most efficient drilling and intervention methods to keep their downturn inspired cost savings in place.Jack-up rigs have long been known as the cheaper alternative to their floating cousins…

Interview: Mark Jones, CEO InterMoor

May 10, 2019

Mark Jones heads up InterMoor, part of the Acteon group of companies. The CEO weighs in on new technology developments and key markets driving growth for the mooring, foundations and subsea services firm.What type of mooring solutions are most in demand today…

BHGE Wins Subsea Award from Beach Energy

May 07, 2019

Beach Energy has awarded Baker Hughes, a GE company, a contract to supply subsea production systems for its Victorian Otway Basin brownfield development project located in offshore Victoria, Australia.The Otway Basin is approximately 500 kilometers…

Sonardyne Equips Latest Oceaneering Vehicles

May 07, 2019

Sonardyne announced Tuesday it has received an order from Oceaneering International to provide hybrid navigation systems for its subsea resident vehicles Freedom and E-ROV.  The two resident vehicle systems are to be fitted with Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav an all-in-one navigational instrument…

Racing to 20K Equipment Amid Changing Regulations

May 03, 2019

Customer pressure for 20,000 psi-capable equipment has persisted for over a decade, yet no industry standards have been firmed up. This hasn’t stopped orders for such equipment, although some were later cancelled.Baker Hughes, a GE company,…

Ampelmann Scores Contract from Harvey Gulf

May 03, 2019

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has secured a contract to supply a walk-to-work (W2W) transfer system for US based marine transportation company Harvey Gulf to be used during maintenance work at an oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico…

Subsea 7 Raises Revenue Outlook

May 02, 2019

Subsea 7 posted first-quarter core profits below expectations on Thursday while adding that the offshore oilfield service provider's full-year revenue is no longer expected to decline.'We are now guiding for 2019 Group revenue to be broadly in line with 2018…

Baraldi Joins C-Kore Systems

May 01, 2019

C-Kore Systems announced it has hired Diego Baraldi to represent the subsea testing tools manufacturer as Sales Manager – South America.Baraldi has more than 15 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas sector, starting his career with…

SubConn Expands Its Production Facility

May 01, 2019

Connectors manufacturer SubConn has grown its production capacity in the US, with first connectors expected to come out of its new facility by October 2019.The company has invested in a 2,300-square-meter new location that combined with its existing 2…

Interview: David Currie, CEO, Proserv

May 01, 2019

Looking at the global subsea picture, what trends do you see, and how does Proserv plan to capitalize on potential areas of opportunity?In my opinion, we are now past the stabilization phase in the subsea sector, which has taken us through the last 18 months…

New Subsea Landing String Control System

Apr 30, 2019

Interventek Subsea Engineering said it is developing a control system for a new subsea in-riser landing string that is designed to reduce size, weight, complexity and cost.The development of the new control system has gained support by the way…

A Sliding Scale of Residency

Apr 30, 2019

Seabed deployed remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) are already here. Since early last year, IKM Subsea has been operating its Merlin UCV R-ROV (resident ROV) from a cage placed beneath Norwegian operator Equinor’s Snorre B production facility offshore Norway…

Aker Solutions Raises 2019 Forecasts

Apr 30, 2019

Norway's Aker Solutions ASA raised its 2019 revenue outlook on expected higher spending on the offshore oil services and reported better than expected first-quarter profits, lifting its shares on Tuesday.The upbeat sentiment on oilfield spending…

Baker Hughes Profits from Foreign Focus

Apr 30, 2019

Baker Hughes reported negative free cash flow for the first quarter at a time energy investors have been pushing companies to aggressively shore up capital for dividends and buybacks, sending its shares down as much as 8.5 percent.Oilfield service companies…

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