Offshore Subsea News


Aker Solutions Launches 'Intelligent Subsea'

Sep 03, 2019

Aker Solutions' new integrated approach to subsea field design aims to accelerate field development and maximize performance through the life of the field.With the firm’s newly introduced intelligent subsea approach, which combines modular,…

Saipem: Moving from Concept to Reality

Sep 03, 2019

In June, the Hydrone R started a six-month trial in Saipem’s underwater “play park” near Trieste, northeast Italy. Later in the year, or early next year, its FlatFish design is also expected to enter the water, ahead of deep-water trials in 2021…

Airborne Wins TCP Flowlines Wok in Africa

Sep 03, 2019

Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. said it has been awarded a contract from a supermajor through Oceaneering International to supply Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) flowlines for deployment in West Africa. The manufacturer will provide a 4-kilometer…

Subsea 7 Wins Contract from Total in Brazil

Sep 02, 2019

Subsea 7 announced it has secured a contract from Total E&P do Brasil for the development of the Lapa North East field located approximately 300 kilometers off the coast of the State of São Paulo, at 2,150 meters water depth in the pre-salt Santos Basin…

OPT: Powering Autonomy

Sep 02, 2019

In some cases, resident underwater vehicles may not have access to power, so alternative power sources may be needed.New Jersey, US, based Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has been a leading company in this area, working with Italian oil company Eni…

Welaptega Appoints New General Manager

Sep 02, 2019

Underwater inspection provider Welaptega said it has appointed a new general manager for its global business.Tyler de Gier has been promoted to the role from within the company and will be based in the company’s headquarters in Halifax, Canada…

Fugro Surveys Petronas Acreage

Sep 02, 2019

Dutch multinational geo-data specialist Fugro has completed the second of three Malaysian seep hunting and geochemical campaigns for Malaysian oil and gas company ‘Petronas’.According to the provider of geotechnical, survey, subsea, and geoscience services…

Saab Seaeye: Doing It for Real

Sep 01, 2019

Sweden’s Saab Seaeye has been one of those driving the vehicle side of the subsea resident vehicle equation – for at least 10 years.The firm has some 50% of the world market of electric remote operated vehicles (ROV) and it has delivered more than 1…

Rovco Nets $12.8 Mln in 12 Months

Aug 29, 2019

Subsea technology company Rovco announced that it has generated £10.5 million ($12.8 million) of sales and awards through technology provision, research grants, data collection, and surveying projects over the last 12 months.The Bristol-headquartered company…

Oceaneering to Relocate in Aberdeen

Aug 29, 2019

Oceaneering announced it will combine seven Aberdeen properties into one office location and a new, purpose-built workshop, in a move to streamline operations and drive cost efficiencies.The 50,000-square-foot office in Aberdeen International…

Boskalis Subsea Services Eyes SURF Opportunities

Aug 29, 2019

On the back of recent contract awards, totaling in excess of £100 million ($122 million), Boskalis Subsea Services said it is inviting the supply chain to come forward with fresh, innovative ideas and new technology.The Aberdeen-headquartered subsea construction company…

N-Sea Invests in Data Management

Aug 28, 2019

Survey and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) subsea solutions provider N-Sea announced an investment in its data management capabilities by acquiring a new storage system valued in excess of €1.8 million ($2 million).Based on the latest technology…

Blue Logic: Entering a New Era

Aug 28, 2019

Blue Logic, based near Stavanger in Norway, is not the only firm producing inductive subsea connectors (WiSub, near Bergen is doing similar), but Blue Logic has been heavily involved in building a key piece of the infrastructure that will enable…

Noble Makes Discovery off Equatorial Guinea

Aug 27, 2019

Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea, with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October, the oil minister said on Tuesday.'We are excited to announce this discovery…

Swire Seabed Completes Unmanned Pipeline Inspection

Aug 27, 2019

Swire Seabed said it has completed a second offshore pipeline campaign for Equinor in the North Sea. The campaign, undertaken in July 2019, is the first fully unmanned offshore pipeline inspection ‘over the horizon’ ever completed, surveying up to 100 kilometers from the shore…

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