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Fugro TSM Q1400 trenching system

Sep 17, 2013

Fugro provides this video of its Q1400 Trenching system, which is capable of performing jet trenching in soils up to 100KPA and mechanical chain cutting of soils up to 250KPA.

Sunbird awards contract off South Africa

Sep 14, 2013

Australian operator Sunbird Energy Ltd. has awarded a contract to Wood Group Kenny (WGK) Australia  to provide engineering and project management services for the Ibhubesi gas project, off the west coast of South Africa. The…

FMC wins Parque das Conchas supply

Sep 12, 2013

Shell has awarded FMC Technologies, Inc. a contract to supply subsea systems for the Parque das Conchas Phase 3 development offshore Brazil. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes seven subsea trees, two manifolds and associated subsea control systems…

Seatronics do Brazil signs sales agreement with CodaOctopus

Sep 09, 2013

Seatronics do Brazil, an Acteon company, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for CodaOctopus Ltd in Brazil, a decision that will widen the portfolio of specialist subsea marine equipment that it can now offer to the Brazilian market…

Ocean Installer awarded SURF

Sep 06, 2013

Ocean Installer has been awarded a SURF (subsea structures, umbilicals, risers, flowlines) contract for subsea lines modification work at several Statoil operated fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The total contract value is about US$55million…

Seatronics announces global agreement with Zetechtics

Sep 04, 2013

Seatronics Ltd., an Acteon company, and Zetechtics Ltd. have signed a global representative agreement for the Jupiter range of subsea ROV intervention control systems and associated products. The agreement includes the provision of rental…

OE13: Subsea power grid for 2018

Sep 04, 2013

Siemens is hoping to have a complete subsea power grid installed on the seabed by 2018, according to its head of subsea power solutions. The division has been formed by Siemen’s acquisition of Bennex from Subsea Technology Group in 2011…

Dutch firms eye growing markets

Sep 01, 2013

New vessels, acquisitions, and expertise are driving Dutch growth. Elaine Maslin reports. The Dutch offshore sector is leveraging its engineering and seafaring traditions to grow its presence in the global oil and gas industry. The…

The Gryphon Alpha rises

Sep 01, 2013

Twenty years after it came online, the UK’s longest serving permanently-moored FPSO has been given a new lease on life. Elaine Maslin reports on the extent the UK’s largest offshore project in 2012. When production from the central North Sea Gryphon field came online in October 1993…

Nexans updates its Halden cable facility

Sep 01, 2013

Nexans has fine tuned its specialized facility at Halden in Norway, after a cable failed to meet the final acceptance test a couple of years ago and had to be remade. Meg Chesshyre visited the plant, which has a full order book and a more than two-year backlog…

Technical consultancy NEL invests in development of new high pressure multiphase flow facility

Sep 01, 2013

Technical consultancy NEL, a division of TÜV SÜD, invested US $767,700 in the development of a new high pressure multiphase flow facility at its Glasgow laboratories in the UK. The facility will operate at pressures up to 60 bar (equivalent…

Contract Briefs: September 2013

Sep 01, 2013

Höegh FLNG awarded pre-FEED Höegh FLNG Ltd. has been awarded a pre-FEED study for a jetty-moored 2MMTA FLNG near-shore barge for a North American LNG export project. The study will be executed in 2H 2013. Meta wins Shell tiebacks Meta Downhole Ltd…

DOF wins subsea install in New Zealand

Aug 30, 2013

OMV New Zealand Ltd. awarded DOF Subsea Group a contract for subsea installation services to the Maari Field, Raroa FPSO offshore Taranaki, New Zealand.  The project, worth approximately NOK 150 million, will be executed from DOF Subsea’s…

EMGS' 3D EM vessels

Aug 29, 2013

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) provides this film featuring 3D EM vessels the BOA Thalassa and BOA Galatea at work as crews ready deployment of a receiver to the seabed surface.

Fugro, Bumi create well services JV

Aug 29, 2013

Fugro announced that it will enter into a new well services joint venture with Malaysia Oilfield Services company Bumi Armada Berhad. The companies will create a team consisting of members of both Fugro and Bumi Armada with skills in marine operations…

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