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SOFEC to Supply Sangomar FPSO Turret Mooring System

Jan 20, 2020

SOFEC announced it has been awarded a contract from MODEC to supply an external turret mooring system for a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar project offshore Senegal.SOFEC will be responsible for all engineering…

Global Demand Lifts Schlumberger Profits

Jan 17, 2020

Schlumberger NV reported a 9.4% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Friday, as buoyant demand in international markets helped the world's largest oilfield services provider make up for lower drilling activity in North America.Net income fell to $333 million…

Replacement Turret for Lufeng FSO Completed

Jan 10, 2020

SOFEC said it has loaded out of the replacement turret for the floating storage and offloading unit (FSO) HYSY121 at the Lufeng field, in the South China Sea.The construction was completed at Penglai Jutal Offshore Engineering Heavy Industries Co…

Royston Overhauls Aoka Mizu FPSO Power Systems

Jan 06, 2020

Royston said it has completed the overhaul of a critical power system on board the Bluewater Services operated floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Aoka Mizu.The diesel power specialist said its team of engineers undertook the 6…

Ensuring Riser Readiness

Dec 25, 2019

As drilling costs keep coming down for land-based wells in unconventional plays, offshore drillers face increased pressure to lower their costs. A key focus area: maintenance budgets for marine drilling risers. Instead of the traditional five-year…

Understanding Market Needs Can Shape Control Valve Design

Dec 24, 2019

When it comes to smooth, safe drilling, you’d be hard-pressed to argue that the blowout preventer (BOP) stack isn’t the key to the whole operation. A series of mechanisms to regulate pressure levels in a well and prevent blowouts, which could potentially endanger personnel and the environment…

OneSubsea to Supply 20K SPS for Chevron's Anchor

Dec 12, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger announced Thursday that its subsea arm has received a contract from Chevron to provide an integrated subsea production and multiphase boosting system for the deepwater Anchor field in the US Gulf of Mexico…

Seatool’s Plug-and-Play Subsea HPU Range

Dec 10, 2019

Seatools offers a new range of subsea hydraulic power units (SHPUs) which come as true plug-and-play solutions.“We believe this new product range proposes a unique offering,” said Johan Sol, Business Development Manager at Seatools. “Complementing…

Petrobras Formally Approves AFGlobal ACD

Dec 09, 2019

AFGlobal announced on Monday that its Active Control Device (ACD) has been approved by Petrobras for use on its wells in Brazil. This approval follows rigorous testing review at the AFGlobal’s Advanced Technology Center in Houston, the company said…

2G Robotics Unveils Micro Inspection Skid

Dec 09, 2019

Canadian marine technology company 2G Robotics said it has launched a new laser survey skid for inspection class remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV).Developed in partnership with iXblue and Nortek, the all-in-one integrated Micro Inspection…

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…

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…

Njord A Lifeboats Feature Electric Propulsion

Dec 03, 2019

VIKING has secured a contract from Kværner AS to deliver three VIKING Norsafe E-GES 52 electric free-fall lifeboats and compatible davits, in a significant advance for electric propulsion. The contract, part of the upgrade of Equinor’s Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea…

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…

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…

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