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Axess Scoops FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor Inspection Contract

Feb 06, 2024

Norway-based Axess Group has signed a long-term inspection contract with MODEC for FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor that will be deployed at Sangomar field offshore Senegal.The contract follows the completion of several baseline surveys in China and Singapore during the construction phase.The scope of work includes annual certification scopes for lifting gear, DROPS surveys, remedial actions and support with all rigging operations…

Reach Subsea Partners with Agalas for New IMR/Survey Vessel

Nov 10, 2023

Reach Subsea, a Norwegian subsea services company, has signed a long-term charter contract with Agalas for a modern IMR/Survey vessel to be built in Turkey.According to Reach Subsea, to be hired on three or five-year charter, will has a low emission…

Unmanned Surface Vessel Set to Transform Subsea IMR & Offshore Survey Work

Oct 10, 2023

Subsea services company DeepOcean and the Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP have agreed to 'pioneer' the use of an unmanned surface vessel (USV) for subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) and survey work.The first USV is planned to be ready for offshore operations from 2025…

Operators to Inspect Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline for Possible Leak

Oct 09, 2023

Preparations were underway to inspect a subsea gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia after a sudden drop in pressure was detected, Finnish gas system operator Gasgrid said on Monday.The Balticconnector link was shut early on Sunday on…

DOF Boosts IMR Capacity with 'Stril Explorer' Charter

Oct 06, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has chartered the Stril Explorer vessel from Simon Møkster Shipping. The charter is a bareboat with a firm duration of 3 years plus 4 annual options. Financial details were not disclosed.'The vessel will be utilized on the recently awarded PIDF project…

Petrofac Secures $100M North Sea Deal

Oct 06, 2023

Oilfield services company Petrofac has won a three-year contract extension worth more than US$100 million, in support of Repsol Sinopec Resources UK’s North Sea operations.Under the contract, Petrofac will continue providing operations and maintenance services for Repsol Sinopec in the UK North Sea…

DOF Secures Three Service Contracts with Petrobras Worth Over $260M

Sep 18, 2023

Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF said Monday it had won three new service contracts with the Brazilian oil firm Petrobras.'The contracts were originated by a competitive bid process won by DOF and include work within our core service lines for Survey and Inspection…

Troll A Platform Maintenance Works Taking Longer than Planned, Equinor says

Sep 12, 2023

A planned maintenance outage at Norway's Troll field, Western Europe's largest, has been extended as scheduled work is taken longer than expected, operator Equinor said on Tuesday.'The reason for the extended maintenance period at Troll A is that modification projects have taken longer than planned…

Equinor to Test Autonomous Robots for Subsea Leak Detection

Aug 29, 2023

Equinor is set to trial the use of autonomous robots for subsea leak detection services in the North Sea.The Norway-based energy company has tapped Houston's Nauticus Robotics and its Norwegian technology partner Stinger Technology for the pilot project…

Autonomous Vehicles Used for O&M at the Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 24, 2023

A recent pilot project has verified the application of autonomous surface and subsea platforms for operations and maintenance (O&M) at the Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm, located in the German North Sea.The July 2023 project was commissioned…

TotalEnergies EP Congo Taps EnerMech for Crane Maintenance Work

Aug 10, 2023

The UK-based energy industry services firm EnerMech has been awarded a five-year £12 million contract by TotalEnergies EP Congo for crane and lifting maintenance at a new facility to be built at Pointe-Noire, the second largest city in Congo…

Eni and SLB in Pipeline Integrity Monitoring Collab

Jul 26, 2023

Oilfield service firm SLB and the Italian oil firm Eni, through its subsidiary Enivibes, have announced an alliance to deploy Eni Vibroacoustic Pipeline Monitoring System (e-vpms) technology, a vibroacoustic wave detection system capable of providing real-time analysis…

Danos Wins Multi-Asset Project with BP in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 25, 2023

US-based oilfield services provider Danos has recently won a contract to perform work across BP’s five assets in the Gulf of Mexico.The three-year agreement includes planning and estimating, fabrication, installation, and maintenance and repair…

Wood Secures $250M Deal with Brunei Shell Petroleum for Offshore Asset Rejuvenation

Jul 03, 2023

John Wood Group (Wood) has won a contract extension worth approximately $250 million with Brunei Shell Petroleum ('BSP'), Brunei's largest energy producer. The two-year extension will focus on the continued rejuvenation of BSP's offshore energy…

INEOS FPS Awards Long-Term Contract to Sparrows Group for Unity Platform Support

Jun 28, 2023

UK-based Sparrows Group, a company providing engineering and maintenance services for global energy and industrial sectors, has secured a three-and-a-half-year contract with INEOS FPS.Under the contract, Sparrows will provide crane and lifting equipment operations…

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