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Oceaneering, McDermott win Julia work

Jul 01, 2013

ExxonMobil chose Oceaneering International Inc. to supply production control umbilicals for its US$4 billion Julia development in the Gulf of Mexico. The order is for an electro-hydraulic, steel tube umbilical approximately 14 miles (22…

CNOOC repairs Zhuhai pipeline

Jun 20, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) confirmed that the Zhuhai Terminal has been restored to normal production following the discovery of a leak at a subsea natural gas pipeline in December 2011. In 2011, CNOOC placed normal production at the Zhuhai Terminal at 160 Mcf/d or 26…

Technip wins Brazilian pipe supply contract

Jun 19, 2013

Technip won a major contract for the supply of flexible pipes by Petrobras for the Iracema Sul (former Cernambi Sul) field, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt area, Brazil at a water depth of up to 2,500 m. The contract covers the qualification…

Technip awarded flowline work

Jun 17, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Newfoundland and Labrador in the Jeanne d’Arc basin. Contracts include gas injection flowlines, umbilicals, and subsea structures.

Corrosion problems solved with composite materials

Jun 13, 2013

Repairs of corroded supports are quick and effective when composite materials are used; Victor Schmidt explains.   Corrosion in the marine environment is a process constantly acting on offshore structures, due to immersion in…

Subsea 7 wins Heidelberg contract

Jun 10, 2013

Subsea 7 S.A. was awarded a contract by Anadarko and their partners for the Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.The work scope includes the engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines in water depths over 1…

Xodus wins pipeline contracts

Jun 04, 2013

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has secured two contracts from Abu Dhabi-based Valentine Maritime (Gulf) L.L.C. The first is for the design of new subsea pipelines in the Arabian Gulf. This will be the Xodus Group’s first subsea project from its rapidly growing team in Dubai…

Multiphase Simulator

May 24, 2013

Norwegian technology supplier Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS released its new LedaFlow 1.3 transient multiphase simulator for wells and pipelines in March. The software offers new functions such as a separator model, bypass pigging capabilities…

Remote Tool Tracker

May 24, 2013

TDW Offshore Services released its SmartTrack remote tracking and pressure-monitoring system to the global marketplace. The proprietary system, which received full ATEX certification for use in Zone 1 hazardous locations from DNV, was used…

Wärtsilä supplies Lianzi heat

May 24, 2013

Chevron awarded Wärtsilä a contract to supply a direct electric heating (DEH) system for the company's US$2 billion Lianzi offshore development project, located off Congo and Angola, West Africa. Wärtsilä will deliver the topside modules to be installed on the platform…

IKM buys Poseidon Consulting Services

May 24, 2013

IKM Consultants has taken over Poseidon Consulting Services (PCS) after buying 100% of its shares from Siemens in Norway. Poseidon, which mainly focusses on subsea and pipeline work, has about 150 staff, which will be taken in to IKM's business…

Subsea grouting solves many seabed problems

May 22, 2013

Subsea damage and support problems can be quickly solved using injection grouting. James Bell of FoundOcean tells us how its accomplished. Extending the life of an asset means that the structure can still generate revenue, whereas removing them can be a highly complex operation…

Van Oord commissions Stingray, new shallow-water pipelay vessel

May 22, 2013

International contractor Van Oord is in the final stages of commissioning its first shallow-water pipelay vessel, Stingray, at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. Meg Chesshyre spoke with Maurice de Kok, Van Oord Offshore’s area manager for offshore pipeline installation…

Global Deepwater Review

May 16, 2013

E&P companies are ramping up exploration of deepwater and ultra-deepwater reservoirs, encouraged by attractive oil prices. New developments spread across offshore Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North and South America. Jeannie…

ThoughtStream: Identifying deepwater challenges

May 14, 2013

As subsea projects continue to increase in size and complexity, they are also more frequently executed in deepwater and harsh environments.  As well as having the vessels and ROVs with the capabilities to execute the scopes, and the expert…

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