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Daniel More talks communication advancements for monitoring subsea E&A wells

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: In…

Sweden's Trelleborg buys UK firm

Apr 09, 2013

Sweden's Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of the UK company Ambler Technologies Ltd.The company, based in Lancashire, develops and produces composite…

Intermoor to build Brazil base

Apr 09, 2013

InterMoor do Brasil Serviços Offshore de Instalaçao Ltda (InterMoor), an Acteon company, has been awarded a construction license to build facilities at the new Industrial Complex of Açu Superport located in São João da Barra in northern Rio de Janeiro…

Subsea 7 to operate vessel for Petrobras

Apr 09, 2013

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract worth in excess of U$350 million from Petrobras. The contract is for the operation of the pipelay support vessel (PLSV) Kommandor 3000 on a day-rate basis for five years. Kommander 3000…

Technip on Moho Nord subesa EPSCI

Apr 08, 2013

Technip was awarded by Total E&P Congo a major (more than $500million) lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, installation (EPSCI) and pre-commissioning for the Moho Nord development project.This project is…

Gazprom readies Kirinskoye flow

Apr 05, 2013

Natural gas production will begin this year from the Kirinskoye gas and condensate field under the Sakhalin III project, Gazprom announced.Kholmsk, Sakhalin Region (Image: Gazprom)The announcement followed a meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom's management committee…

N-Sea lines up Northern River DSV

Apr 03, 2013

N-SEA has secured the DPII DSV Northern River from Serco’s Marine Services for the 2013 season to support its expansion in the subsea IMR market. N-SEA will install a compliment of ROV’s onboard including a high powered WROV and 2 SubAtlantic Mohican Inspection class ROV’s…

Rhyl field extends Morecambe Bay past 2020

Apr 02, 2013

Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK.The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy…

Petrofac wins $500m EPIC project

Apr 02, 2013

Petrofac has been awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for Satah Al Razboot (SARB) package 3 project, offshore Abu Dhabi.The US$500 million competitively…

Jee opens London office

Mar 28, 2013

Subsea engineering firm Jee opened its first London office in January. The new location is part of the company’s strategy to create 150 jobs in the UK over the next four years. “The new location will allow us to better serve existing clients…

Seatronics to open new Brazilian facility

Mar 28, 2013

Aberdeen-based subsea marine equipment rental firm Seatronics, an Acteon company, completed the startup phase of its new facility in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro. The center will serve as an office, workshop and warehouse facility for sales, rental…

Wood Group Kenny won

Mar 28, 2013

Wood Group Kenny won a US$8.6 million contract from Inpex Maselato perform FEED work for the subsea production facilities at the Abadi LNG project off Indonesia. The contract involves the subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline systems,including subsea structures and equipment.

Virtual flow metering enters reality

Mar 28, 2013

Dean Arnison, subsea controls business leader at GE Oil & Gas subsea systems group, revealed that GE as a group is working on virtual flow metering with a field specific package developed last year being installed by an operator ready for first gas in mid2013…

Cal Dive wins Mexican EPIC

Mar 27, 2013

Cal Dive wins $63 million PEMEX subsea contractMexican state oil company Pemex awarded Houston-based marine contractors Cal Dive International, Inc an EPIC contract worth US$63 million concerning the company's Abkatun-Pol-Chuc Field in the Bay of Campeche…

Mafumeira Sul advances

Mar 27, 2013

Chevron subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil will proceed with the second stage development of the Mafumeira Sul project located in block 0, 24km off Cabinda, Angola in 60m of water. Scope of the US$5.6 billion project includes 50 wells, two wellhead platforms…

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