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Stinger Prepping Kawasaki's SPICE AUV

Mar 30, 2020

Japanese industrial giant Kawasaki Heavy Industries has contracted the Norwegian underwater drone specialist Stinger, to help it test its prototype AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle).Stinger said last weekend that it would provide Kawasaki…

Moving the Needle for Oil & Gas Technology

Mar 27, 2020

Technology in the oil and gas industry has been largely focused on digitizing processes and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the workflow. With the conclusion of another year, the next decade will continue to adopt even more changes…

Sleipnir Completes Largest Ever LNG Bunkering

Mar 27, 2020

The world's most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel received the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering ever completed.On Thursday, Titan LNG performed the bunkering of Heerema's Sleipnir, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder's LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam…

Subsea Cable Gripper Redesigned for Longer Deployments

Mar 27, 2020

With the need to use and abandon the cable gripper for up to 20 days between cable recovery projects, hydraulic tools specialist Webtool has redesigned its Webtool CRT200 Cable Retrieval Tool for large diameter cable and longer subsea deployment in water up to 1…

Managing a Crisis: Covid-19 and the Threat to Critical National Infrastructure

Mar 27, 2020

In the midst of uncertainty and significant risk to people’s health, it is clear that the need for robust and accurate screening and testing of Covid-19 is needed now more than ever.The social and health implications of Covid-19 have already been well documented…

Unique Group Signs Exclusive Agreement with OTAQ Offshore

Mar 25, 2020

Unique Group has signed an exclusive rental agreement with UK-based OTAQ Offshore to represent the latter’s technology and products across the Middle East, APAC and the Americas.  The agreement will see Unique Group represent a number of industry-renowned technologies…

JOGMEC, JX, Petronas Testing CCS at Malaysian Gas Fields

Mar 25, 2020

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) has signed an agreement with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration and Petronas to study the development of high CO2 gas fields in Malaysia, utilizing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology…

Fugro, Sea-Kit in Uncrewed Surface Vessel Team-Up

Mar 25, 2020

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has teamed up with SEA-KIT, winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, to develop a new range of agile and compact uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) which can deploy remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous…

Oil & Gas Freelance Platform Secures Funding

Mar 23, 2020

Proteus, a digital platform that promises to try and revolutionize the way in which the upstream oil and gas industry resources projects has secured £1.8m of private investment.Developed by the start-up technology firm, Xergy, Proteus is a cloud…

Copenhagen Subsea Debuts the Gorilla ROV

Mar 23, 2020

Copenhagen Subsea launched a new powerful Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), specifically developed for the offshore industry. The ROV is based on Copenhagen Subsea’s rim-driven thruster technology and is designed to be robust and reliable in…

Aker Solutions Bags 20-Year Deal with Chevron in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 23, 2020

Norway's Aker Solutions has entered a master agreement to provide umbilicals for Chevron-operated oil and gas fields in the US Gulf of Mexico. It has also won its first work under the agreement, to supply 24 kilometers (15 miles) of umbilicals for Chevron’s Anchor project…

Saipem, Equinor Working on Floating Solar Panels

Mar 20, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem, and Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor are teaming up to develop a floating solar panel park solution for near coastal applications and rough weather conditions.According to a statement by Saipem, the…

Sonardyne Unveils New Products

Mar 17, 2020

Underwater technology provider Sonardyne International Ltd. has announced new additions to its 2020 product line-up.With a focus on compact yet capable unmanned and vessel instruments, Sonardyne has unveiled SPRINT-Nav Mini, a compact guidance and control solution in the market…

Offshore Equipment Firm KenzFigee Opens UK Business

Mar 17, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and service supplier KenzFigee has established a UK subsidiary KenzFigee (UK) Ltd. citing increasing demand for its services, and the need to position its services closer to its UK clients.'Following a growing demand…

Northland Power Gives Up on Mono Bucket Demo at Deutsche Bucht OWF

Mar 17, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Northland Power has decided to give up on the Demonstrator Project - the installation of two turbines using mono bucket foundations - at its Deutsche Bucht wind project in the North Sea.The company in February said…

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