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M² Subsea inks Nord Stream 2, Baltic Sea work

May 18, 2017

The Go Electra, from M2 Subsea. M² Subsea secured its first contract award that will see the firm supply the Go Electra vessel, ROVs and personnel to support survey work on the world’s longest subsea pipeline system…

Fugro starts Mareano survey in Barents Sea

May 09, 2017

Fugro started the Mareano hydrographic survey encompassing an area of Norwegian waters of approximately 15,000sq km. The MV Fugro Helmert, from Fugro.  The contract was awarded…

E-luminating the deeps

May 01, 2017

Eelume has made a splash with its snake-like underwater robot, despite its lithe form not initially having been destined for a life subsea. Elaine Maslin sets out the detail. Eelume (a shortening of electric and luminaire…

Simply electrifying

May 01, 2017

Ahead of the Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) in Bergen this June, Elaine Maslin spoke with program chairman Nils Arne Sølvik and Statoil’s Chief Engineer Subsea Technology & Operations, Rune Mode Ramberg, about some of the topics likely to come up…

Digital twin for marine drilling risers

May 01, 2017

Greg Myers, of GE Oil & Gas, explains how the digital transformation of offshore assets enables a competitive advantage by reducing excessive inspection and maintenance costs and increasing uptime with real-time operational data. Fig…

SeaBird inks West Africa 2D

Apr 25, 2017

SeaBird Exploration signed a letter of award for an upcoming 2D seismic survey in West Africa. The project is due to start in Q2 2017, and will have a duration of approximately one month. SeaBird will be using the Osprey Explorer for the project.

M² Subsea appoints new GM

Apr 06, 2017

The US operation of M² Subsea has appointed a new general manager (GM) and senior vice president of commercial, Paddy Hardey.  Based in Houston, Hardey will be responsible for implementing the firm’s global commercial and contracting…

Forum invests in MacArtney EMO range

Apr 05, 2017

Forum Subsea Rentals, a Forum Energy Technologies business, has made new multiplexer (MUX) video and data acquisition technology available to their global rental market following significant investment in MacArtney’s EMO range. The acquisition…

Video: PGS debuts Ramform Hyperion

Mar 24, 2017

PGS completed its newbuild program earlier this week, launching the Ramform Hyperion seismic acquisition vessel with a naming ceremony at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co. yard in Nagasaki, Japan. Ramform Hyperion…

Fugro, TGS look for GoM seeps

Mar 17, 2017

Fugro is teaming up with TGS to conduct the Otos survey in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. The Fugro Brasilis. Images from Fugro…

Shearwater inks TGS deal, Asia extension

Mar 14, 2017

Shearwater GeoServices Norway has signed two separate deals offshore Norway, and in the Asian Pacific region.  Image of the Polar Marquis, from Shearwater. Shearwater received…

IKM wins ROV work in Thailand

Mar 08, 2017

Solstad Offshore in Singapore awarded IKM Subsea Singapore a service contract to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services onboard the derrick lay barge Norce Endeavour for construction support projects offshore in Thailand (hat-trick award from 2015)…

Polarcus inks Australia, Africa seismic gigs

Mar 07, 2017

Polarcus announced a double win for the company, signing seismic projects off Australia and Africa.  Offshore Australia, Polarcus will use one of the Polarcus X-bow vessel for a 3D marine seismic acquisition. The project is due to start in Q3 2017 and will run for approximately two months…

Engineering for Mexico’s deepwater developments

Mar 01, 2017

Fernando C. Hernandez, of SECC Oil & Gas, and Efrain Rodriguez, of IMP, discuss efforts to research rigless production solutions for Mexican deepwater operations. Figure 1: SECC’s connector installed on a manifold…

Starting from the (ocean) bottom

Mar 01, 2017

A seismic shift – pun intended – has been made in ocean bottom node technology. It is being made more efficient and cheaper to deploy, bringing it closer to challenging the high-end towed streamer market. Elaine Maslin reports. Miniaturization…

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