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Maersk Oil awards Sparrows floating assets contract

Feb 27, 2017

Sparrows Group has secured a five-year contract to deliver hydraulic, lifting and rigging services for Maersk Oil’s UK floating assets. The agreement will see Sparrows support the operator in strengthening its lifting operations for the…

Webtool develops Cable Retrieval Tool

Feb 24, 2017

Hydraulic systems specialist, Webtool, has developed a gripping and lifting tool for recovering subsea umbilical and cable for offshore oil and gas and decommissioning projects. The Cable Retrieval Tool (CRT200), developed in consultation…

Aramco, Baker Hughes complete rigless ESP deployment

Feb 09, 2017

Saudi Aramco and Baker Hughes (BHI) have completed the first installation of the TransCoil rigless-deployed electrical submersible pumping (ESP) system, which is designed to help operators bring wells on production faster and lower the costs associated with installing and replacing ESPs…

Halliburton expands Dash system capabilities

Feb 07, 2017

Halliburton (HAL) released the Dash Large Bore Subsea Safety System, which provides full electrohydraulic control of well safety and intervention functions. The fully customizable system brings new benefits to deepwater operators for completion…

LOC, WavEC form wind partnership

Feb 01, 2017

LOC Group, an international marine and engineering consultancy, is partnering with WavEC Offshore Renewables, a private, non-profit offshore marine energy research and consultancy association. As part of the agreement, LOC will provide its…

Bearing the weight

Feb 01, 2017

Operating in HPHT conditions have led to thicker, heavier subsea equipment that can hold up to extreme environments. Atul Ganpatye and Kenneth Bhalla, of Stress Engineering, discuss challenges associated with the design of this equipment…

Seatools completes subsea storage study

Jan 31, 2017

In January of this year, Dutch subsea technology company Seatools completed a research and development (R&D) program on a subsea liquid storage technology. During the program – a continuation of an earlier engineering study performed on behalf…

TMC gets Heerema Sleipnir contract

Jan 26, 2017

International compressor supplier Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Sembcorp Marine to supply compressed air systems to the new build Heerema Sleipnir crane vessel.    The scope of work includes manufacturing…

Greater Enfield FPSO to use GE MV7-5L drive

Jan 26, 2017

GE Energy Connections has been chosen to supply its MV7Series 5 Level (MV7-5L) drive, which will sit topside on a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Greater Enfield project. Located 60km off Exmouth in Western Australia…

Victrex, Magma strengthen partnership

Jan 26, 2017

Victrex and Magma Global are continuing to build their strategic partnership targeted at the oil and gas industry. Following the joint development of Magma carbon composite m-pipe utilizing VICTREX PEEK, Victrex recently invested in a minority…

Ulstein, Acta Marine sign CSV contract

Jan 24, 2017

Ulstein Verft has signed a contract to build a DP2 (dynamic positioning) construction support vessel (CSV) for the Netherlands based Acta Marine. The vessel is primarily aimed at the offshore wind market and carries the SX195 design from Ulstein Design & Solutions…

Teledyne releases Klein side-scan/bathymetry module

Jan 23, 2017

Teledyne Gavia, manufacturer of the Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), has released a side scan/bathymetry module that incorporates US-based Klein Marine Systems’ UUV-3500 high-resolution side scan sonar with optional bathymetry sonar…

Webtool develops resettable ED cutter

Jan 23, 2017

Hydraulic cutting systems specialist, Webtool, announces a resettable emergency disconnect (ED) cutter for light and medium subsea well intervention. As an integral part of either a workover tool or dedicated emergency disconnect package…

Viper develops V-SUPPLY power module

Jan 20, 2017

Viper Subsea has added to its product portfolio with the introduction of V-SUPPLY, a topsides electrical power module, which as well as providing a source of electrical power to subsea equipment, incorporates monitoring technology. The…

ACE Winches gets Prelude spooling contract

Jan 11, 2017

ACE Winches, a deck machinery specialist, has secured a spooling contract with Oceaneering for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project. The contract will be the first time ACE Winches’ 500-tonne reel drive system is used…

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