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Shell Reaches FID for Pierce Upgrade

Oct 03, 2019

Operator Shell and its partner Ithaca Energy have taken final investment decision (FID) to upgrade the Pierce oilfield in the UK North Sea so that it can produce natural gas, Shell said on Thursday.The depressurization project involves modifying the existing floating production…

Subsea IMR Moves Robotic

Oct 02, 2019

Unmanned maritime systems (UMS), especially autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), are no stranger to commercial applications. Survey of the seafloor by AUVs and subsequently unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) is now an accepted practice. UMS technology is moving into new commercial domains…

Subsea 7 Wins Offshore Wind Work in Taiwan

Oct 02, 2019

Subsea 7 said it has secured a contract for the installation of the submarine cable system on an offshore wind farm project in Taiwan.The award is worth between $50 million and $150 million, Subsea 7 said.Project engineering will commence immediately at Seaway 7’s offices in Leer…

Equinor to Deploy Subsea Resident Vehicles

Oct 02, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it will use the new Hydrone all-electric wireless underwater intervention drone (UID) and remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) technology from Italian services firm Saipem at the Njord Field development…

Proserv Restructures

Oct 01, 2019

Controls technology company Proserv announced it has established two separate divisions as part of a corporate restructure plan.The Aberdeen based firm was recapitalized by its new majority shareholders, Oaktree Capital Management and KKR, early in 2018…

BHGE, Ocean Installer Win Balder X Subsea Scope

Sep 27, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Vår Energi has awarded a contract to oilfield services company Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) and Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation…

i-Tech 7 Completes LLOG Job in the US

Sep 26, 2019

Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit i-Tech 7 said it has completed a subsea decommissioning and abandonment project for LLOG Exploration Co. in the Gulf of Mexico, using its smart skid technology.Seeking better ways to flush three flowlines…

Montara Umbilical Cables Replaced

Sep 26, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Jadestone Energy said replacement subsea umbilical cables have been installed at the Montara complex, offshore Australia.The project to replace the umbilical cables, which provide electrical power and control signals to the Montara complex subsea well-heads…

ALE Awarded Subsea 7 Contract

Sep 25, 2019

Heavy transportation and lifting specialist ALE said it has been awarded a steel catenary riser (SCR) and umbilical pull-in contract by Subsea 7 USA. The scope of work included in this contract is for engineering, procurement, fabrication and offshore pull-in operations in the US Gulf of Mexico…

Shell Chooses Sonardyne for Monitoring Campaign

Sep 24, 2019

Subsea monitoring specialist Sonardyne International said its long-endurance sensors will be used by Shell during a 10-year seabed subsidence monitoring campaign at Norway’s second largest gas field. the Ormen Lange .Setting out to continuously…

Ocean Infinity Completes Mohns Ridge Survey

Sep 24, 2019

US-based subsea technology and data company Ocean Infinity said it has compleetd an expedition on the Mohns Ridge in the north-western Norwegian Sea, on behalf of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).NPD had been assigned the task of mapping…

Stinger Deployed Diverless Connector Launched

Sep 24, 2019

New technology brought to market by Cortez Subsea and AFGlobal aims to reduce cost and risk to pipelay.The Stinger Deployed Diverless Connector (SDDC) has been developed to conduct pipeline tie-ins using a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and…

CNOOC to Start Lingshui Production in 2021

Sep 24, 2019

China's national offshore producer CNOOC Ltd expects its major deepwater gas field Lingshui 17-2 in the South China Sea to start its first gas production at the end of 2021, a company executive said on Tuesday.Chinese state-run energy producers…

Subsea Market on the Rise in 2019

Sep 24, 2019

Subsea equipment and SURF– subsea, umbilicals, risers, and flowlines – are the best-performing segments, with growth rates exceeding 10% on a yearly basis in the second quarter of 2019.Rystad Energy announced that the subsea market is definitely on the rise in the oilfield service sector…

BP Mooring Inspection Campaign Completed in Angola

Sep 23, 2019

Underwater inspection provider Welaptega has used its optical chain measurement system (CMS), complete with new automated edge tracking software, to execute a subsea mooring inspection campaign for BP offshore Angola.  The project saw Welaptega…

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