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Go-ahead for Van Gogh Infill Phase 2

Mar 02, 2020

Australian energy company Santos announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) had been made on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase Two Project, which will involve the drilling and completing of three new horizontal, dual-lateral production wells and subsea tieback into existing infrastructure…

Wärtsilä Thrusters for Bokalift 2 Crane Vessel

Feb 24, 2020

Wärtsilä, a Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer, has secured order to deliver thrusters for Boskalis' crane vessel Bokalift 2.The Finnish company said its comprehensive thruster solution would enable Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2…

Hunting Buys Enpro Subsea

Feb 21, 2020

Energy services group Hunting has said it has completed the acquisition of Enpro Subsea for $33 million.Hunting said Friday that, apart from the $33 million, the consideration also includes a potential maximum earn-out of US$3.0m based on EBITDA performance in 2020…

Optime Subsea Invests in Topside Equipment

Feb 20, 2020

Norway's Optime Subsea, a subsea system solutions provider, has said it has recently secured large international contracts worth millions of dollars as a result of the product portfolio expansion.The company, which last year won a two-year well access deal with Aker BP…

Sparrows' Cranes for Qatargas' North Field Platforms

Feb 19, 2020

UK-based offshore equipment specialist Sparrows Group has signed a deal for the delivery of three cranes for Qatargas' giant North Field offshore expansion project.Sparrows said Wednesday the contract was secured through McDermott International…

UK Oilfield Services Firm Expands Facilities, Adds Jobs

Feb 18, 2020

UK-based well services and oilfield equipment rental company RMEC has expanded its total headcount to 43, on the back of a recent six-figure sum investment in its on-site test bay facilities.RMEC said this week the investment was aimed at maximizing…

UUV Manipulators: Get a Grip

Feb 13, 2020

While much focus on resident subsea vehicles has been about the vehicles, there’s also been a lot of focus behind the scenes on creating electric tooling. The industry has relied on hydraulic tooling since tooling has been used, with the benefits and drawbacks that come with it…

Pearson to Lead National Subsea Center

Feb 11, 2020

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has appointed Chris Pearson as Director for the National Subsea Center (NSC), tasked with leading the center’s research and development to tackle subsea engineering challenges.Pearson will take up the new post…

Equinor: New Gas Module to Boost Fram Field Output

Feb 11, 2020

Norway's Equinor has said that the new gas module recently put on the Troll C platform in the North Sea will accelerate and boost production from the nearby Fram field 'by substantial profitable volumes.'The Fram oil deposits in the North Sea comprise the Fram Vest and Fram Øst fields…

NOV Warns Virus Fallout Could Hit Supply Chain

Feb 07, 2020

U.S. oilfield equipment supplier National Oilwell Varco on Friday called the coronavirus a 'wildcard' in the oil industry's outlook, with an extended outbreak potentially hurting access to Chinese-make materials and foreign sales.The Houston…

Cost Cuts Pay Off for NOV

Feb 07, 2020

National Oilwell Varco beat estimates for its fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, as the oilfield services provider cut costs to counter an ongoing decline in North American drilling activity. Lower crude prices and investor demand for higher returns have forced U…

Veolia's Seawater System for MODEC FPSO

Jan 31, 2020

Japanese FPSO giant MODEC has ordered a seawater treatment package for the FPSO Almirante Barroso from Veolia Water Technologies.Under the contract, Veolia will be responsible for the design and procurement of equipment with construction for a seawater treatment plant sizedfor 280…

Uptick for Subsea Tree Installs Coming

Jan 30, 2020

Increasing activity, led by scaled down, accelerated projects and subsea tiebacks is helping drive an increasing business in the subsea industry. But there’s slim chance of revisiting the boom days of 2013, the Society of Underwater Technology’s…

Subsea Integration Alliance in Bacalhau Field SURF Award

Jan 30, 2020

Subsea Integration Alliance, a JV between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea, has been awarded an exclusive contract by Equinor for the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for the SURF (Subsea, Umbilical, Risers and Flowlines) on its Bacalhau (formerly Carcará) project…

Prysmian's Umbilicals for Petrobras' Mero 1

Jan 27, 2020

Offshore cable specialist Prysmian has been selected to supply steel tube umbilicals for Petrobras' operated Mero offshore oil field in Brazil.Prysmian will supply its steel tube umbilicals for the Mero 1 ultra-deep-water development. The contract…

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