Offshore Subsea News


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…

TechnipFMC Wins Thunder Horse Expansion Gig

May 07, 2019

BP has awarded TechnipFMC an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract subsea systems on its Thunder Horse South Expansion 2 Project located in the Gulf of Mexico.Project sanction on the Thunder Horse project…

Baker Hughes Wins Second Contract on Greater Tortue

May 06, 2019

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has been awarded a contract to supply turbomachinery equipment for the first phase of its Greater Tortue Ahmeyim floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. BHGE will provide the…

BP Sanctions latest Thunder Horse expansion

May 06, 2019

BP is set to go ahead with its Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after announcing project sanction. Thunder Horse Expansion Phase 2 will boost output at one of the largest oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico by about 50…

Expro Launches Two New Well Access Solutions

May 06, 2019

UK-based oilfield services firm Expro has added two new well access solutions to its its subsea intervention capabilities; an Intervention Riser System and a Riserless Well Intervention system. These two technologies are in addition to Expro's established subsea landing string system technologies…

Modus Acquires Second Sabertooth HAUV

May 06, 2019

UK-based underwater vehicle services company Modus Seabed Intervention has agreed with Saab Seaeye to buy its second Sabertooth hybrid autonomous underwater vehicle (HAUV).The 3,000-meter rated Sabertooth will be equipped with extended autonomous…

UK Govt Backs Aberdeen Subsea Engineering Hub

May 03, 2019

The UK government said it will back industry plans for a multimillion pound underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen.The planned Global Underwater Engineering Hub will bring together underwater technologies from both industry and academia from…

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,…

Composites for Pipeline Repair

May 03, 2019

When properly designed and applied, composite materials, which have been used for pipeline repairs since the 1980s, can outlast the steel being repaired in offshore environments.Even with a decades-long track record, says Matt Green, VP of technical services at ClockspringNRI…

Partners Find a New Way to Detect Well leaks

May 02, 2019

Project partners in the UK are working to develop a new approach for monitoring the long-term integrity of suspended or decommissioned oil and gas wells in the North Sea. Their proposed technique aims to act as a 'smoke alarm for the sea' to provide early warning in the event of a leak…

Canyon Charters Otto Candies Vessel

May 02, 2019

Subsea services company Canyon Offshore said it has entered into an agreement with vessel owner Otto Candies for the charter of the Jones Act-compliant inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel Ross Candies.The charter will commence in…

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…

Ashtead Names New Asia-Pacific Leader

May 02, 2019

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist,  Ashtead Technology has appointed a new regional director for Asia-Pacific.James Christie joins the Aberdeen-based firm from Subsea 7 as Ashtead completes a six-figure investment to double the size of its Singapore facility…

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…

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