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Subsea event to mark 10th anniversary

Oct 18, 2013

Industry body Subsea UK is rebranding its flagship event for its tenth anniversary. The major exhibition and conference will now be known around the world as Subsea Expo and will stretch to three days as opposed to two in previous years. Subsea…

Shallow water subsea systems improve NPV

Oct 16, 2013

Shallow water subsea systems can be an ideal solution for improving marginal field net present value. Jerry Streeter, Field Development Manager, for FMC Technologies, Inc., explains. Very little has been published recently on shallow…

Ceona contracts ROVOP for ROVs

Oct 04, 2013

Subsea construction firm Ceona has awarded a five-year contract worth over £45million to ROV provider ROVOP. The contract will see ROVOP provide hydraulic, work-class ROV services on board Ceona’s fleet of new, purpose-built deepwater…

Bexco launches test bench first

Sep 25, 2013

Synthetic rope manufacturer Bexco has invested in a new test bench facility capable of automated testing 25m lengths of rope for one week or longer, with remote electronic data interchange and on-site certification of made-to measure rope solutions…

Noble spin off plan

Sep 25, 2013

Noble Corporation has announced plans to spin off its standard specification drilling units into a new separate company. The new company will own and operate standard specification drilling units from the Noble fleet, with the new company focusing on high-specification assets…

BP Quad 204 Geotechnical Survey Success

Sep 18, 2013

UTEC Geomarine today announced the successful completion of a significant geotechnical survey program in the West of Shetland region. The work was carried out for BP on their Quad 204 development and involved the utilization of UTEC Geomarine's…

CNOOC, Smart Oil sign Bohai PSC

Sep 17, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) signed production sharing contract (PSC) with Smart Oil Investment Ltd. for Block 05/31 in Bohai.Block 05/31 is located in the junction of Qikou Sag and Nanpu Sag of the West of Bohai. It covers a total area of 270sq km with water depth ranging from 5-15m…

Bulgaria well boost for Petroceltic

Sep 16, 2013

Petroceltic International has announced the successful tie-back of a new production well on the Kaliakra gas field, offshore Bulgaria. The well was completed with a subsea wellhead and connected to the existing Kaliakra pipeline for export via the Galata platform…

Fugro buys DCN Global

Sep 13, 2013

Abu Dhabi-based subsea engineering and diving services firm DCN Global has been bought by Fugro Subsea Middle East. The company, which will be renamed Fugro Subsea Services (Middle East), has primarily operated in the Middle East, Caspian and African regions…

Van Ord orders cable lay vessel

Sep 10, 2013

Van Oord has ordered a new cable-laying vessel. The ship will be built at Damen Shipyards’ wharf in Romania and will be completed at the end of 2014. The ship is intended for the installation of electricity cables for offshore wind parks…

OE13: JDR wins SARB power cables project

Sep 03, 2013

Petrofac has awarded JDR Cable Systems a contract to design and manufacture five subsea power and communication (composite) cables and associated accessories for the Satah Al Razboot (SARB) package 3 project, offshore Abu Dhabi. Petrofac…

OE13: Viper launches V-LIFE

Sep 02, 2013

Viper Subsea will unveil its latest innovation on its stand (6A20) at SPE Offshore Europe 2013.  The V-LIFE provides a solution to one of subsea engineering’s most common problems – the degradation of insulation resistance in subsea cables and umbilicals…

Subsea UK calls for national program

Sep 01, 2013

Subsea UK is calling on the UK government to back plans for a national program that will support and fund subsea research, and a UK-wide skills program that will help the sector find the 10,000 people it needs to capitalize on current and future demand…

Shallow water safety concerns

Sep 01, 2013

Recent Gulf of Mexico well control incidents have US regulators calling for better safety in shallow water. By Audrey Leon Representatives from the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), US Bureau of Lands and Minerals Management…

Umm Lulu project contracts awarded

Aug 29, 2013

Technip, as part of a consortium led by National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work on Umm Lulu full…

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