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Relieving the Pressure of Subsea P&A Activity

Dec 06, 2019

The temporary abandonment or suspension of a well is a vital early stage of decommissioning whereby the well is isolated using methods such as bridge plugs, cement squeezes and packers. This allows the wellhead and/ or blow out preventer (BOP) to be safely removed…

Fugro Completes Deepwater AUV Survey for Shell

Dec 06, 2019

Fugro reports it has completed the first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP).The survey was performed in August in water depths of 600 m using the Fugro Equator, a dedicated geophysical survey vessel…

Orsted to Invest in 'Green Hydrogen' Pilots

Dec 05, 2019

Danish wind farm developer Orsted aims to invest in pilot projects that will use wind power and other renewable energy sources to make hydrogen fuel, its chief executive said.Henrik Poulsen told Danish business daily Boersen that 'green hydrogen'…

Tendeka Launches One-trip Remedial System

Dec 04, 2019

Completions service company Tendeka said it has launched a new single trip sand control solution to address the issue of sand control failure in wells.The Filtrex remedial sand control system provides the flexibility to be installed thru-tubing…

XOCEAN Acquires 4D Ocean

Dec 04, 2019

Ocean data company XOCEAN announced on Wednesday that it has completed the acquisition of autonomous hydrographic survey company 4D Ocean.The announcement follows the news of XOCEAN’s successful €7.9 million funding round earlier this month…

Vår Energi Spurs Digital Transformation

Dec 03, 2019

Vår Energi said on Tuesday it has signed a partnership agreement with Capgemini to accelerate digital transformation.Under the agreement, Capgemini will support Vår Energi’s Digital transformation program, including delivery of digital services…

Dana Debuts High-torque Jack-up Gearboxes

Dec 03, 2019

Dana Incorporated has introduced a complete range of Fairfield jack-up gearboxes for offshore applications.The manufacturer now offers a jack-up package for workboats and offshore platforms that combines a high-torque Fairfield jack-up drive with a hydraulic- or electric-powered motor…

Subsea Tieback Research Hub Opens in WA

Nov 29, 2019

A new research and technology center backed by Chevron and Woodside has been launched at The University of Western Australia (UWA) to study long subsea tiebacks.The Center for Long Subsea Tiebacks laboratory located at UWA will focus on long…

First Subsea Lifting Tools for Allseas

Nov 28, 2019

First Subsea said it has been awarded a contract to supply three Ballgrab Internal Lifting Tools (ILT) to pipelay, heavy lift and subsea construction company Allseas. The tools are designed for lifting loads up to 900mT and will be used by Allseas for offshore decommissioning projects…

Jan De Nul orders Offshore Installation Vessel

Nov 27, 2019

Six months after the offshore installation vessel Voltaire, Jan De Nul Group orders Les Alizés, a floating installation crane vessel from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be in a super-size class of its own…

Masirah Contracts Wings Offshore for FSO

Nov 27, 2019

Masirah Oil, an exploration and production company operating Block 50 offshore Oman, has awarded a contract to Wings Offshore for a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel, which will be used on a field located offshore Oman.Masirah said…

Total Awards Tyra Monitoring Work to Emerson

Nov 25, 2019

Emerson announced on Monday it has been awarded a contract from Total to provide wellhead pressure monitoring technology to enhance safety during the multi-year redevelopment project to extend the life of Denmark’s biggest gas field.The Tyra…

Ardyne Scores Services Deal from Equinor

Nov 25, 2019

UK plug, abandonment and casing recovery specialist Ardyne said it has entered a frame agreement with Norwegian energy company Equinor to provide fishing services covering all of the operator’s assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The agreement…

Honeywell Builds ICSS for BP Offshore Platform

Nov 24, 2019

The U.S. engineering and automation conglomerate Honeywell International said that it has been chosen to design and deliver an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) to remotely support BP’s Cassia compression platform located offshore Trinidad and Tobago…

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