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Standardized Subsea Processing

Aug 20, 2019

When used under the right circumstances, subsea processing technologies have clear and obvious benefits as an enabler for increased oil recovery and even as a more environmentally friendly alternative to conventional processing equipment.In many instances…

NOV Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year

Aug 20, 2019

Oilfield equipment and service provider National Oilwell Varco has begun trimming its workforce for the second time this year, two people familiar with the matter said this week, as oil producers cut spending budgets.The Houston, Texas-based…

Deep Down Riser Isolation Valve System for Shell

Aug 20, 2019

Offshore equipment and services company Deep Down announced it has received an order from Shell for work related to its Kaikias development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The order is for the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of…

Awilco Orders 'Boat-In-A-Box' Davit System

Aug 20, 2019

Xervo by SH Group, the producer of the approved conventional NORSOK lifeboat systems, The Boat-In-A-Box davit system, said it has signed a contract for the first option with Awilco Drilling. Like the first order, the option includes the delivery…

KW Designed Solutions Restructures

Aug 19, 2019

Chorley, UK based high pressure engineering company KW Designed Solutions said it has recently restructured, launching a new company KW Pressure Testing and introducing the KW Group to manage both firms, as part of a complete rebrand.A new state-of-the-art…

Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

Aug 16, 2019

London-headquartered energy services group Hunting said it has acquired the business and assets of US-based riser technologies manufacturer RTI Energy Systems (RTIES) for a total cash consideration of $12.5 million, funded from existing cash resources…

Subsea Innovation Scores TechnipFMC Contract

Aug 15, 2019

Subsea Innovation said it has won a contract win with TechnipFMC in Norway for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment.In 2018 Subsea Innovation engineered next-generation seal for their Pipe in Pipe Waterstops, designed and developed from its head office in Darlington…

Airborne to Supply TCP Jumpers in Nigeria

Aug 14, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm deliver two gas lift jumpers offshore Nigeria.The Netherlands headquartered business will supply two, 180-meter-long thermoplastic…

14 Template Installations in One Month

Aug 12, 2019

In one month – from June 11 to July 13 – 14 templates delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same…

Saipem, SEKO Developing Subsea Metering Pump

Aug 09, 2019

Saipem said it is working with UK-based metering pumps manufacturer SEKO to create a new subsea metering pump capable of operating in extreme conditions.The Italian services company announced on social media that it has signed a collaboration…

Subsea Bypass to Keep Sand Out of Critical Equipment

Aug 09, 2019

While operators are in the business of producing oil and gas, their wells eventually produce sand. In addition to constricting the well’s oil and gas output, sand that reaches the topsides can damage critical equipment.Preventing sand production through completions is critical…

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…

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