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Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus Rig Hired for Thistle Alpha Work

Mar 16, 2020

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig has been contracted in support of the redundant subsea tank removal and safe re-habitation of the Thistle Alpha platform in the UK North Sea.As previously reported,…

Sonardyne Creates New Group

Mar 16, 2020

The owners of marine technology specialist Sonardyne have formed a new parent company. Sonardyne Group will align and harness the joint strengths of independent subsidiaries Chelsea Technologies, EIVA, Wavefront Systems, 2G Robotics and Sonardyne International…

TechnipFMC Shelves Spin-off Due to Market Turmoil

Mar 16, 2020

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc is putting on hold plans to split itself into two due to turbulence in financial markets linked to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Sunday.The group, created three years ago via the merger of Technip and FMC…

Oceaneering Takes a Digital Dive into 3D Simulation

Mar 13, 2020

Offshore engineering company expects to reduce mission-readiness time by 30% and training times by 20% through high fidelity, real-time 3D simulations.Houston-based Oceaneering International Inc. is a global leader in the subsea engineering and applied technology field…

Repsol Sinopec to Remove Buchan & Hannay Subsea Infrastructure

Mar 13, 2020

UK oil and gas operator Repsol Sinopec has filed a draft decommissioning plan for subsea infrastructure at Buchan & Hannay fields in the North Sea.The Buchan Alpha Floating Production Unit (FPU) ‘off station’ activities were completed in August 2017 with the sailaway of the platform…

Santos Preps for Yoorn-1 Drilling

Mar 12, 2020

Australian oil and gas operator Santos is planning to carry out an offshore survey in preparation for the proposed Yoorn-1 drilling in the offshore block WA-499-P, in W. Australia.According to an application filed this week, as part of the drilling preparatory work…

Cairn Confident of Securing Sangomar Funding

Mar 11, 2020

London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has provided an update of its operations including the progressing of the Sangomar Field Development offshore Senegal despite the having yet to attract the necessary funding for its share of the costs…

Valaris Drops BOP-Stack to Seafloor Offshore Angola

Mar 11, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has informed that one of its drillships has been involved in an incident that included the accidental dropping of a Blowout Preventer Stack to the seafloor of Angola. The incident might cost the company the drilling contract…

Tailwind Expects First Oil at Evelyn by 2022

Mar 10, 2020

Tailwind Energy, an oil and gas venture founded in 2016 and supported by Mercuria and Petrofac, said that it is working towards committing to development of the Evelyn field located in the UK Central North Sea.The first phase of development will consist of a single well…

New Subsea Resident Vehicle Solution Taking Shape

Mar 10, 2020

Ocean energy solutions innovator Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it it is working with joint development partners Modus Seabed Intervention and Saab Seaeye to develop a new solution for carbon-free subsea autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) residency that would provide long-term…

BP Taps TechnipFMC for Platina Field Subsea Hardware

Mar 10, 2020

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC has said it won a 'significant' integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract from BP in Angola. For Technip - 'significant' contract is between $75 million and $250 million.Under the contract…

Global Offshore Nets Kincardine Floating Wind Farm Work

Mar 10, 2020

Offshore cable installation specialist Global Offshore has received a contract for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm for Spanish developer and construction company Grupo Cobra.Global offshore will use the cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper…

Ocean Installer Wins Subsea Cable Installation Job in China

Mar 10, 2020

Norway's offshore installation company Ocean Installer has won a deal to deliver and install a subsea power cable in China, as part of CNOOC Liuhua 16-2 oil field development in the South China Sea.In what is the company's second contract in China…

TenneT Secures EIB Loan for Offshore Wind Power Line

Mar 09, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend 250 million euros to the electricity transmission company TenneT for the western section of TenneT’s “Zuidwest 380 kV” project. According to the bank's statement, the project will enable…

Serica Resumes Production from Bruce Platform

Mar 09, 2020

London-listed Serica Energy has resumed production from its Bruce platform in the UK sector of the North Sea, following a halt in January.Production was halted on Bruce while engineering work was carried out to secure an unused caisson, which was found to be in a deteriorated condition…

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