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ABL Wraps Up German Subsea Pipeline Survey Job

Feb 13, 2024

Global energy and marine consultancy ABL has finalized the marine warranty survey scope in connection with the successful installation of Germany’s Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline, with the first gas feed-in expected imminently…

Expro Bolsters Well Construction and Intervention Offer with Coretrax Buy

Feb 13, 2024

Oilfield services provider Expro has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire well integrity and production optimization company Coretrax from an investment group led by Buckthorn Partners for $210 million.Subject to customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments…

Reach Subsea Charters Two Vessels Amid Increasing Demand

Feb 12, 2024

Norwegian company Reach Subsea has made charter agreements for two vessels to meet the increasing demand in the subsea services market.Reach Subsea has expanded its capacity by securing charters for both the Northern Maria and Olympic Taurus vessels…

Minesto Generates First Power with 1.2MW Tidal Energy Kite

Feb 09, 2024

Swedish marine energy company Minesto has reached a key milestone with the delivery of first electricity to Faroe Island’s grid from its 1.2MW utility-scale Dragon 12 tidal energy device.In the early morning of February 9, the Dragon 12 device…

China Puts First ‘Home-Made’ Subsea Xmas Tree Into Operation

Feb 09, 2024

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has put into operation the first domestically developed subsea Xmas tree.CNOOC’s subsea Xmas tree is 3.5 meters long, 3.2 meters wide and 3 meters high, with an overall weight of nearly 22 tons…

CRP Subsea Secures ‘Sizeable’ Supply Deal for GoM Ultra-Deepwater Oil Field

Feb 09, 2024

CRP Subsea, an AIS company, has been awarded a ‘sizable’ contract from a major engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) company for ultra-deepwater oilfield development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The contract entails the…

US and Denmark Team Up for $4.2M Floating Wind Innovation Call

Feb 09, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) and Innovation Fund Denmark have announced an intention to release a $4.2 million funding opportunity to advance floating offshore wind energy systems.The announcement…

Minesto Reels In $260K Government Grant for Tidal Energy Moorings

Feb 08, 2024

Swedish tidal energy company Minesto has secured a $267,000 grant (SEK 2.8 million) from the Swedish Energy Agency to upgrade its mooring system.The grant will support the development and testing of the next generation mooring system by co-funding…

DNV Updates ‘Go-To Standard’ for Offshore Energy Operations

Feb 08, 2024

DNV has published a substantial revision to the ‘go-to standard’, DNV-ST-N001, for the design and planning of marine operations for the transport, installation and removal of offshore wind farms, subsea cables and oil and gas assets.The new…

Shearwater Gets 3D Seismic Job Offshore India

Feb 08, 2024

Norwegian marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has been contracted by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for a 3D seismic survey project in the Cauvery Basin, located off the east coast of India.This is another contract awarded recently by ONGC to Shearwater…

Seaway7 and Dong Fang Partner Up for Taiwan’s Offshore Wind

Feb 08, 2024

Seaway 7 and Dong Fang Offshore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining their intention to collaborate in offshore wind market in Taiwan, with a focus on cable installation.The collaboration will focus on developing a robust…

Helix Energy Extends Decommissioning Contract with Trident

Feb 07, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has secured the extension of its decommissioning contract with Trident Energy for work offshore Brazil.The contract extension is for an additional 12 months and in direct continuation of the current contract…

Fugro Gets Dutch Offshore Wind Zone Survey Job

Feb 06, 2024

Dutch company Fugro has secured the geophysical survey contract for the development of the Doordewind offshore wind farm zone in the Netherlands.The Doordewind project, led by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), is part of the Dutch Government’s Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030…

Shearwater Embarks on OBN Survey in India

Feb 06, 2024

Norwegian marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has been selected by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for an ocean bottom node (OBN) survey off the coast of India.This work, expected to last for six months, will showcase…

Gazelle Prepares for a Floating Wind Future

Feb 05, 2024

As offshore wind power spreads globally, it’s widely acknowledged that the maturation of floating wind power platforms will exponentially increase the availability of resources, as a majority of the wind power lies outside the installation zone of fixed systems…

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