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ROVOP Launches In-house Inspection Service

Feb 10, 2020

Subsea robotics firm ROVOP announced the addition of full in-house inspection service, to complement its range of underwater robotics technologies.With a fleet of 51 remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) including work class, light work class and observation class…

Aker Energy Taps Fugro for Pecan Field Survey in Ghana

Feb 10, 2020

Aker Energy, a Norwegian oil company working to develop its Pecan field, offshore Ghana, has hired the Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro to examine the seabed at the location ahead of the further Pecan infrastructure planning.The Pecan…

Thai Offshore Vessel Operator Enters UK North Sea Sector

Feb 10, 2020

Thai offshore service provider Mermaid Maritime is eyeing an expansion into the UK North Sea sector.The company said Sunday it had set up an indirect subsidiary Mermaid Subsea Services (UK) Limited on February 7.The MSS UK is owned by Mermaid's subsidiary Mermaid Subsea Services (Thailand)…

Tower Wraps Thali Survey Off Cameroon

Feb 10, 2020

Africa-focused oil company Tower Resources has completed a geotechnical survey at its Thali license offshore Cameroon, ahead of the planned drilling operations later this year.'The Geoquip Marine survey vessel MV Investigator completed its survey…

Unique Group Acquires APAC Marine Unit

Feb 09, 2020

Integrated marine and subsea solutions provider Unique Group has announced the acquisition of the Australian-company Western Advance’s Marine Division.The provider of services and solutions for the offshore, subsea and life support industries…

BHP to Search for O&G Offshore Barbados

Feb 07, 2020

Anglo-Australian oil and mining giant BHP has obtained 'effective offshore exploration licenses' to search for oil in the waters off Barbados.The Barbados Government Information Service informed this week that the Caribbean country's government…

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…

Aker Solutions Expects Drop in 2020 Revenue

Feb 07, 2020

Aker Solutions will likely see a 14% drop in revenue in 2020, reversing the gains made last year, the company said while reporting a decline in fourth-quarter earnings on Friday.Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)…

Saipem Scoops $500+ Mln EPCI Contracts

Feb 06, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem reports it has been awarded several engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts in various countries worth over $500 million combined.The first EPCI contract has been awarded…

Tapping Shore Power for Offshore Oil and Gas Facilities

Feb 05, 2020

Offshore oil and gas production is very energy intensive, and with declining field pressure and the need for enhanced production the energy demand even increases substantially in the later lifetime of an oil and gas production facility. The…

McDermott Wins Ruby SURF and T&I Scopes

Feb 05, 2020

US-based services firm McDermott International announced on Wednesday it has been awarded a contract by BHP to provide subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF), transportation and installation (T&I), pre-commissioning of one jacket and topsides for the Ruby Project…

North Sea Firms Form Strategic Alliance

Feb 04, 2020

North Sea oil & gas sector firms Legasea Ltd and Infinity Oilfield Services Ltd have formed a strategic alliance to work on offshore topsides and subsea projects.The alliance will provide clients with a competitive, integrated service across…

Ocean Infinity Launches Armada

Feb 04, 2020

US-based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity said it has launched a new marine technology and data company boasting the industry's largest fleet of unmanned surface vehicles (USV).Armada, with a focus on combining technology and environmental sustainability…

Sonardyne Acquires 2G Robotics

Feb 04, 2020

UK-based marine technology company Sonardyne International announced it has acquired Canadian underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics.2G Robotics will join the Sonardyne group of companies, while remaining an independent business and brand…

First Oil Flows from BP's Alligin Field West of Shetland

Feb 04, 2020

First oil has started flowing from the BP-operated Alligin field in the West of Shetland region, offshore UK.Alligin is a part of the Greater Schiehallion Area and has been developed as a two-well subsea tie-back into the existing Schiehallion…

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