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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…

Shell's Olympus Gulf of Mexico Platform Offline for Maintenance

Jun 16, 2023

Top U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell on Thursday said its Olympus production platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico is offline for planned maintenance.The work started a week ago on Wednesday, June 7, and is expected to last 14 days, Shell said…

BladeBUG and FORCE Technology Partner to Revolutionize Wind Turbine Blade Inspections

Jun 15, 2023

BladeBUG, a UK-based robotics company which designs and develops spider-like repair robots for the wind industry, has has announced collaboration with non-destructive testing (NDT) specialist, FORCE Technology. The joint project will see FORCE…

Gazprom to Stop Gas via Turkstream on June 5-12 for Maintenance

Jun 02, 2023

Russian gas producer Gazprom said on Friday that it would turn off gas flows in the Turkstream pipeline from June 5-12 to carry out annual maintenance work.'The scheduled maintenance was agreed upon by all parties concerned in advance, Gazprom said…

Voyis Launches Discovery Vision Systems for ROVs

May 21, 2023

Voyis CEO Chris Gilson discusses his company’s recent introduction of the Discovery Vision System, a system which aims to revolutionize how ROVs see the underwater world. The Discovery camera is a single camera and lighting system that offers 4K low-latency video for piloting…

Early Start for 'Safe Zephyrus' in Brazil

May 03, 2023

Offshore accommodation firm Prosafe said Wednesday that its Safe Zephyrus semi-submersible vessel for safety and maintenance support had started its contract offshore Brazil with Petróleo Brasileiro SA ('Petrobras').The contract started on April 30 and has a firm commitment period of 650 days…

Specialist Marine Consultants Nets Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Work

May 02, 2023

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won a with RWE to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for the duration of the Sofia offshore wind farm's offshore construction, starting in 2023.The work scope includes a range of services, including…

DeepOcean Deploys Its First Autonomous Drone for Inspection of Offshore Structures

Apr 24, 2023

Offshore services firm DeepOcean said Monday it had mobilized its first Autonomous Inspection Drone (AID), which it says 'can unlock substantial cost savings for operators of offshore wind farms and oil and gas fields. 'The subsea drone has been mobilized on board the Edda Fauna subsea Inspection…

Rocsole Names New CEO

Apr 12, 2023

Rocsole, a Finland-based developer of offshore pipeline inspection technology, has appointed Pekka Kaunisto as the new CEO of Rocsole. Kaunisto, who joined Rocsole in early 2019 as Vice President of Sales, will succeed Mika Tienhaara, who served as CEO since early 2020…

Wärtsilä to Provide 24/7 Crew for Power Modules on FPSO in Brazil

Apr 12, 2023

Finland-based marine equipment and technology provider Wärtsilä said Wednesday it would operate the power modules onboard an FPSO vessel in Brazil on behalf of the owner 3R Petroleum. The vessel operates in the Papa Terra oilfield offshore Brazil…

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