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DeepFlex new Florida facility

Jul 11, 2014

DeepFlex has signed an agreement with Offshore Inland Marine & Services, Inc. (OIMO) to set up a new unbonded flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility in the Port of Pensacola, Florida. The industrial complex will have direct access to the existing deep water quayside…

Ezra merges EMAS into EOC

Jul 11, 2014

Ezra Holdings has revealed plans to consolidate its offshore support services division, EMAS Marine, into its associated company, Olso Børs-listed EOC Limited. Once complete, the enlarged EOC Group would be one of the largest offshore support operators in Asia Pacific by asset value…

Energy consortium project marks first step

Jul 10, 2014

An energy industry consortium set up to tackle the key challenge of enhancing oil recovery from reservoirs has started its mission by holding a kick off meeting to execute its plan of action. The €3.9 million project named OPTION – Optimizing…

Ulstein delivers subsea vessel to Island Offshore

Jul 08, 2014

The Ulstein Verft shipyard announced that the newly built Island Performer was delivered today to ship owner, Island Offshore. The flexible, state-of-the-art RLWI/IMR vessel will serve its first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico. “The…

Claxton completes rigless removal of stuck BHA

Jul 07, 2014

Claxton Engineering Services Ltd., an Acteon company, has completed the first rigless removal of a stuck bottom hole assembly (BHA). The work was completed during a slot recovery operation using an innovative approach at Maersk’s Tyra East field in the Danish sector of the North Sea…

4Subsea gets Viking investment

Jul 07, 2014

Norwegian private equity firm Viking Venture has acquired 40% of the shares in Norway-based 4Subsea. 4Subsea specializes in providing monitoring solutions, software, and expert services for flexible risers, as well as well intervention and wellhead systems…

Aker reacts to MMO slump

Jul 07, 2014

A slowdown in the Norwegian maintenance and modifications (MMO) market has led Aker Solutions to seek alternative work for more than 200 staff at the business.  About 100 engineers are to be transfered to a new subsea engineering hub in Stavanger…

Technip bags Edradour contract

Jul 04, 2014

Total E&P UK has picked Technip to perform work on the West of Shetland Edradour subsea development.  The development will form part of a new West of Shetland hub, taking in the Laggan-Tormore, Edradour, and Glenlivit fields, all…

Innovating subsea umbilicals

Jul 03, 2014

The US DOE's Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Photo: Los Alamos National Laboratory.  Recent developments in subsea umbilicals technology were highlighted at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

New West of Shetland hub emerging

Jul 03, 2014

A cost reduction program has meant Total has now decided to move forward with its West of Shetland Edradour subsea development, the French oil major said today.  Edradour, in Block 206/4a, in about 300m water depth, 75km northwest of the Shetlands…

South Stream granted go-ahead

Jul 02, 2014

The Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation has granted a construction permit to Amsterdam’s South Stream Transport for the South Stream gas pipeline. The pipeline will originate in Russia, pass under the Black Sea…

West Seahorse gets MPF backing

Jul 02, 2014

Carnarvon Hibiscus' West Seahorse project in the Gippsland basin, offshore southeastern Australia, has been granted access to Federal Government Major Project Facilitation (MPF) services.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure…

Normand Vision starts work for Ocean Installer

Jul 02, 2014

Solstad Offshore has taken delivery of the US$250 million Normand Vision (pictured) subsea vessel from Norway's Vard Group, part of the Fincantieri Group, at Søviknes. The vessel has now started an eight-year charter with Norway based Ocean Installer…

EMAS AMC installs 50th platform for Chevron in Thailand

Jul 01, 2014

EMAS AMC, announced it has installed its 50th platform for Chevron in the Gulf of Thailand. Under a multi-year contract that began in 2011, EMAS AMC has also successfully laid 376km of subsea pipes utilizing the construction vessel Lewek Champion…

Subsea 7 eyes US projects with shake-up

Jul 01, 2014

Two Subsea 7 board members have resigned so that the company can use its vessels for energy development related projects in US waters. The move, which saw Robert Long and Allen Stevens, both US citizens, step down, was to enable Subsea 7…

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