Offshore Technology News


Sentinel Subsea Attracts Investment for Subsea Well Monitoring Tech

Oct 18, 2021

Passive well integrity monitoring firm Sentinel Subsea has secured an investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.Founded in 2018, Sentinel Subsea has developed WellSentinel…

BP, Cognite in Multi-year Software Deal

Oct 13, 2021

Oil major BP has signed a multi-year agreement with industrial software provider Cognite for the use of its dataops solution Cognite Data Fusion to empower its engineers and domain experts with better access to contextualized data in order to…

DeltaTek Secures Patents for ArticuLock Tech

Oct 13, 2021

UK-based oil and gas well construction firm DeltaTek Global has been granted US, European and Norwegian patents for its ArticuLock technology.According to DeltaTek, its ArticuLock tool, based on a ball and socket concept, is capable of mitigating…

Stena Drilling Buys Stake in Blockchain Firm SCS

Oct 13, 2021

Offshore drilling rig owner Stena Drilling has acquired a minority stake in and formed a three-year technology partnership with SmartChainServices (SCS), a UK-based blockchain technology start-up.Stena Drilling said the move followed a six-month proof of value project…

4Subsea to Monitor Steel Catenary Risers on Giant FPSO in Brazil

Oct 12, 2021

4Subsea, a provider of tech solutions for the offshore energy industry, has secured a service agreement to monitor steel catenary risers on the Bacalhau field FPSO, offshore Brazil. The field, in Brazil's Santos Basin, is operated by Norway's Equinor…

Blue Ocean Seismic Services Completes Sea Trials

Oct 12, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services reports it has completed a series of passive and active sea trials in the North Sea using a DP2 class Multi Role Vessel. When tested at various weights, the company’s underwater autonomous vehicle successfully and…

Autonomous Future: Ocean Infinity Buys Red Rock

Oct 12, 2021

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has acquired Norway-based company Red Rock, a company providing offshore lifting and handling equipment, as well as AI-supported autonomous equipment and operations.Announcing the acquisition, Ocean Infinity…

ARV-i: New Subsea Resident Vehicle Set to Launch

Oct 08, 2021

In October, a new class of underwater observation vehicle, the ARV-i, will be launched at Ocean Business 21. New Zealand-based Boxfish Research and Norwegian partner Transmark Subsea developed the autonomous underwater resident vehicle in a joint venture…

UTEC Deploys iXblue's Subsea Positioning Technology on Ultra-deep Water Project

Oct 07, 2021

Offshore survey services company UTEC, an Acteon subsidiary, has deployed iXblue new subsea positioning technology on 'a world-class' ultra-deepwater field development project in Africa, with depths below 2,000 meters.According to iXblue, its sparse LBL solution…

Webinar: Next Generation Offshore Wind Installation Vessels – Opportunities and Challenges

Oct 05, 2021

In case you missed our latest webinar, you can still watch it here!The rapid development of the offshore wind industry is driving the need for next-generation purpose-built construction assets.Offshore wind farm capacity is set to grow from 32GW at the end of 2020 to over 230GW by the end of 2030…

Greensea, Ocean Infinity Collaborating on ROV Control

Oct 04, 2021

Greensea Systems, the company behind OPENSEA, an open architecture software platform for the marine sector, has signed a deal with Ocean Infinity to supply OPENSEA as the open architecture platform for the Armada Dynamic Payloads Control (DPC)…

Schlumberger, AVEVA Offer Integrated Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas Production Operations

Sep 30, 2021

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger and industrial software provider AVEVA have agreed to integrate edge, AI, and cloud digital solutions to help oil companies optimize oil and gas production. The companies said they'd collaborate together to streamline how energy operators acquire…

Three Firms Partner Up to Develop Floating Substation Technology for Offshore Wind

Sep 29, 2021

Construction engineering company Linxon and its parent companies Hitachi ABB Power Grids and SNC-Lavalin/Atkins have partnered up to bring together the technology and project execution expertise needed to make floating substations for offshore wind a reality…

ORE Catapult: Robots Key to Energy Sector's Net Zero Aspirations

Sep 23, 2021

New research from the UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has found that speeding up work the development of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) will be 'a significant enabler to reaching Net Zero.'The report highlights that by 2050…

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