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PetroRio to Acquire OSX-3 FPSO for $140M

Feb 04, 2020

Brazilian oil company PetroRio has agreed to buy the OSX-3 FPSO for $140 million, and acquire an 80 percent stake in the Dommo Energia's Tubarao Martelo field off Brazil where the FPSO is currently deployed. The OSX-3 FPSO was built and delivered to the Tubarão Martelo Field in 2012…

DeepOcean Moves UK HQ to Feethams House

Feb 03, 2020

DeepOcean, a global subsea services company, is set to move its UK headquarters to a new base in Darlington.The company specializes in engineering and marine works solutions for large subsea cable projects associated with offshore wind farms…

Fugro, HC2 Divest Global Marine Group Stake

Feb 02, 2020

US-based financial services company HC2 Holdings and the Dutch multinational provider of geo-intelligence Fugro have sold offshore engineering specialist Global Marine Group (GMG) to private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company for a sum of USD 250 million…

Formosa 1 OWP Deploys RSL O&M

Jan 31, 2020

The 128MW Formosa 1 offshore (FOWI) wind farm, off the coast of Taiwan, has deployed operations and maintenance (O&M) software from Renewable Strategy Limited.The RSL Manager - a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system -  will monitor…

Zenith Norway Established for Offshore Ops

Jan 31, 2020

Canadian international oil and gas production company Zenith Energy has established a Norwegian subsidiary - Zenith Norway - as a precursor to securing its first acreage off the country.  Zenith said it intends to use Zenith Norway as a vehicle…

Simec: Tidal Power Hits Record at MeyGen

Jan 31, 2020

The developer of renewable and sustainable energy projects, Simec Atlantis Energy, has hailed progress at its MeyGen project – announcing that its 2019 performance represents a record period of uninterrupted generation from a tidal turbine venture of its kind…

Subsea Integration Alliance in Bacalhau Field SURF Award

Jan 30, 2020

Subsea Integration Alliance, a JV between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea, has been awarded an exclusive contract by Equinor for the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for the SURF (Subsea, Umbilical, Risers and Flowlines) on its Bacalhau (formerly Carcará) project…

Ofgem to Probe Western Subsea Link

Jan 29, 2020

British energy market regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid and Scottish Power’s delivery of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cable which carries energy from Scottish windfarms to north Wales.The Western HVDC - known as Western Link -  is a £1…

Virginia Port Signs Pact with Ørsted

Jan 29, 2020

Danish energy giant Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the Port of Virginia to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal for offshore wind staging materials and equipment.According to Virginia governor's office, Orsted could use…

Manor to Power Borssele 1&2 OWF

Jan 28, 2020

UK-based marine engineering specialist Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Ørsted for the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), under which MRE will provide temporary power provision during the turbine commissioning phase…

VOS Sugar Supports Borssele OWP

Jan 28, 2020

Dutch shipping company Vroon said that its subsea-support vessel VOS Sugar has spent the winter months on charter to VLCV B.V. a joint venture between Van Leeuwen and C-Ventus.Since October 2019, VOS Sugar has acted as a floating base for the execution of VLCV’s work scope…

Miros RangeFinder Achieves Certification

Jan 28, 2020

The Miros RangeFinder sea state monitoring sensor has been certified with Atex IEC Ex  for use in Zone 1, clearing it for use in explosive atmospheres. This breakthrough opens for unrestricted use of RangeFinder in offshore oil and gas production environments…

BHP Taps DORIS for Trion Work

Jan 27, 2020

BHP has hired engineering company DORIS for the engineering services for the SURF and export pipeline scopes of work of the Trion project located offshore Mexico.DORIS did not provide the financial details of the deal, nor the expected delivery timeline…

IOOC Launches First PIMS

Jan 26, 2020

Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC), a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company, has successfully launched its first offshore pipeline integrity management system (PIMS) in the Iranian oil industry.According to IOOC, the system was launched…

MHI Vestas Installs 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 26, 2020

Wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has installed a prototype of its V174 offshore wind turbine at the Osterild National test center in Denmark.The 9.5MW unit will be now be put through a “robust test program ...…

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