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Magseis Fairfield Sells OBN to Asian Client

Feb 17, 2020

Magseis Fairfield, a marine seismic acquisition company specializing in Ocean Bottom Node surveys, has signed a system sales contract for the delivery of Z100-nodes to an existing client in Asia. The Oslo-listed surveyor said the delivery complemented…

Chrysaor Backs Mocean Subsea

Feb 16, 2020

Mocean Energy, global wave energy player, has teamed up with energy major Chrysaor, subsea energy storage experts EC-OG and AUV specialist Modus in a project to look at using renewables for subsea power.The project, funded by the partners together with the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC)…

Leviathan Gas Output Cut Due to 'Malfunction'

Feb 14, 2020

Israel's Energy Ministry said on Thursday it limited production at the new Leviathan natural gas field to 60% after a malfunction was discovered in the project's subsea pipeline.The Leviathan partners said in a statement there was no malfunction…

Ashtead Installs CCS Monitoring System

Feb 13, 2020

Ashtead Technology, the provider of technically advanced subsea solutions, tools and systems, has completed subsea installation monitoring work to support the Northern Lights Carbon Capture Storage project (CCS) in the North Sea.The Global subsea…

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…

Several New Deals for Reach Subsea

Feb 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore IMR specialist Reach Subsea has said it been awarded several contracts and call-offs under frame agreements for 2020 execution, representing about 200 project days.The projects, with undisclosed clients, involve both inspection…

BP, Shell, Total Want to Power UKCS Platforms from Norway

Feb 13, 2020

Oil majors BP, Shell and Total want to connect some of their oil platforms to Norway's onshore power grid to reduce carbon emissions, BP said in a letter to the oil and energy ministry. Pressure has intensified on fossil fuel companies to curb…

Electrification Plan for Greater Buchan

Feb 12, 2020

A project to create a new “21st century” electrified oil production hub in the UK North Sea was unveiled Tuesday (February 11) reflecting a convergence of efforts to unlock marginal fields and decarbonize the offshore hydrocarbon industry.The…

DEME, Herrenknecht Building Special Drill for French Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 12, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore and German builder of tunnel boring equipment Herrenknecht have teamed up to build a subsea drill to be deployed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. This is the first…

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…

$4.2 Billion Indian Spending Spree Ahead

Feb 11, 2020

Projects worth $4.2 billion in capital expenditure (capex) are expected to get underwater offshore India this year and next, an event in Aberdeen this morning was told.The projects, across India’s Krishna Godavari (KG) Basin in the Bay of Bengal…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

Feb 11, 2020

Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel to be removed and thousands of wells to be sealed, a business breakfast in Aberdeen was told this morning.Blair Miller…

Oceaneering Scores Angola RLWI Gig with BP

Feb 11, 2020

Oil major BP has awarded subsea services specialist Oceaneering a contract for the provision of riserless light well intervention services in Angola.Oceaneering, which has described the contract award as meaningful, will provide the services at BP's offshore Angola Blocks 18 and 31…

Aker BP, Equinor Nearing Solution for NOAKA Development

Feb 11, 2020

Oil firms Aker BP and Equinor are close to resolving their dispute over how to develop a cluster of oil and gas discoveries in the so-called NOAKA area of the North Sea, Aker BP said on Tuesday. The new engineering design initially comprises 506 million barrels of oil equivalents (boe)…

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…

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