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Oceaneering Lines Up Deepwater GoM Survey

Jun 10, 2019

Oceaneering International said it has secured a contract to perform the first-ever deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey in Mexican waters.The geophysical survey will be performed for BHP at its Trion development. Oceaneering will use the DP-2 Ocean Investigator…

ABS, Akselos Advancing Digital Twin Tech

Jun 10, 2019

ABS announced on Monday it is partnering with digital twin specialist Akselos to explore developing cutting-edge digital services to clients.The project unites the experience of applying digital technologies to maritime and offshore assets from ABS with Akselos’ patented technology…

Lukoil Eyes Kazakhstan Development

Jun 09, 2019

Lukoil said it has signed a preliminary agreement with Kazakhstan's state energy company to develop the I-P-2 license block in the Kazakh Sector of the Caspian Sea.Lukoil president Vagit Alekperov signed the Heads of Agreement deal with JSC NC KazMunayGaz chairman Alik Aidarbayev at the 23rd St…

Seadrill Hires Jackson as CFO

Jun 09, 2019

Offshore driller Seadrill said it has appointed Stuart Jackson as Chief Financial Officer, effective upon release from his current employment which is expected by the beginning of August.Jackson will replace Mark Morris who announced he would step down from the CFO role in January…

Ideol Unveils Floating Electrical Substation

Jun 08, 2019

A new market-ready universal floating offshore electrical substation for offshore wind farms has been unveiled by project partners Ideol, Atlantique Offshore Energy and ABB, at a technical seminar in Paris on Friday.The new substation, a world…

Kraken Sets Up Unmanned Vehicles Facility

Jun 07, 2019

Kraken Robotics Inc. subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc. said it has established a new facility in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia to field test and support its range of underwater robotic platforms and technologies.The new 4,000-square-foot Unmanned…

Fitch Downgrades Pemex Debt to 'Junk'

Jun 07, 2019

Fitch on Thursday became the first major ratings agency to downgrade the debt of Mexican oil company Pemex to 'junk' status, in a major setback for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's plans to revive the struggling state-run firm.Fitch changed…

BP Relaunches Shearwater Oilfield Sale

Jun 07, 2019

BP is again seeking buyers for its stake in the Shearwater oilfield in the British North Sea after talks with Royal Dutch Shell fell through, industry and banking sources said.The talks between Shell, the field's operator, and BP failed due to disagreement over the value of the 27…

DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 Finish Remote DP Pilot

Jun 06, 2019

Partners DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application on board the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel.The pilot tested the use of a remote digital verification…

Vattenfall May Raise Offshore Wind Target

Jun 06, 2019

Sweden's Vattenfall may raise its target for installing offshore wind power generation in Europe beyond the 11,000 megawatts (MW) it now plans to have in place by 2025, an executive said.Gunnar Groebler, the Swedish power firm's board member in charge of wind…

VIKING Wins CNOOC Contract

Jun 05, 2019

Safety products manufacturer and service provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment informs it has won a contract to supply CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, with personal protective equipment (PPE) and servicing for approximately 16…

Luviano Joins READ Cased Hole

Jun 05, 2019

Aberdeen based services firm READ Cased Hole said it has appointed Angel Luviano to its senior management team as Vice President Sales & Business Development, Western Hemisphere.Based in Houston, Luviano will be responsible for business development opportunities in North and South America…

EPC Contract Awarded for Mozambique LNG

Jun 05, 2019

A joint venture between McDermott, Saipem and Chiyoda, has reached full agreement for a contract with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the Mozambique Area 1 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Development, McDermott International announced on Wednesday…

WIND Inks 20-year Deal with Ørsted

Jun 05, 2019

Danish renewable energy company Ørsted has awarded WIND a 20-year framework agreement for the storage and onshore handling of all its array cables and accessories at WIND's site in Velsen, The Netherlands. The contract relates to all of Ørsted's current and future European offshore wind farms…

JDR Cables Wins SeaMade OWF Contract

Jun 05, 2019

JDR Cables reports it has signed a contract with DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm after a competitive tender. JDR, part of the TFKable Group, will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometers of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories…

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