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Subsea UK kicks-off

Jun 10, 2014

Subsea UK will hosts its biennial conference, Subsea Asia, in Malaysia this week, beginning 11 June.  With the Malaysian government recently approving new incentives for exploration activity in more challenging deepwater fields, Neil Gordon (pictured)…

Brynhild production set back

Jun 09, 2014

First production from Lundin’s Brynhild subsea tieback development has been set back to due commissioning issues on the Haewene Brim FPSO.  Brynhild, which sits in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, will be a four-well subsea tieback to Bluewater’s Haewene Brim…

Wood Group wins Shah Deniz 2 contract

Jun 03, 2014

BP Azerbaijan awarded London's Wood Group a £36 million (US$60 million) call-off contract for the Shah Deniz 2 project under a 2007 global agreement. The contract covers subsea engineering and project management services during the subsea execute phase…

ASV's unmanned C-Worker completes DW trials in GoM

Jun 03, 2014

ASV’s C-Worker 6 successfully carried out a seabed transponder calibration in 1300m deep waters. The trials took place in the Gulf of Mexico and were conducted in rough conditions with 2.5m waves. C-Worker is an oil field services…

NOV selects FES stiffener connectors

Jun 03, 2014

UK oil and gas engineering firm FES International has won a US$1.2million (£700,000) contract to supply four diverless bend stiffener connectors to contractor NOV Flexibles. This is FES’ third project for NOV Flexibles this year, with a combined value of almost $5million…

Claxton bags its biggest contract

Jun 03, 2014

UK-based Acteon group company Claxton has been awarded its largest single riser contract in its history by Norway's Det norske oljeselskap. The multi-year contract is from January 2014 thru June 2020, and includes high- and low-pressure risers…

Swiber wins Latin American EPIC contract

Jun 02, 2014

Swiber Holdings Ltd. announced it has won an US$80 million engineering, procurement, installation and construction contract in Latin America. The client is undisclosed, but the contract covers subsea development work including pipeline tie-ins…

Oceaneering acquires AIRSIS

Jun 02, 2014

Oceaneering International, Inc. acquired AIRSIS Inc., a provider of remote asset management software services, the company announced on 2 June 2014. Oceaneering expects the acquisition to enhance the company's current asset tracking service…

Composite structures study: Industry contributors sought

May 30, 2014

Industry contributors are wanted to scope the demand for a UK-based, large composites structures center as part of a study for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The National Composites Centre (NCC), in conjunction with the University of Southampton…

Rolls-Royce wins Island Offshore vessel design work

May 29, 2014

Rolls-Royce has secured a £35 million (US$58.5 million) contract to design and equip a large offshore support vessel for Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore.  The vessel, Island Victory, is a UT 797 CX design, featuring a 250 ton offshore crane…

Rowan drillship down for repairs

May 28, 2014

Rowan Companies plc said the Rowan Renaissance drillship has been pulled from service off West Africa after experiencing equipment problems, the company announced in its monthly fleet status report released on 27 May 2014. Rowan said…

Assodivers orders second SMD Atom ROV

May 27, 2014

Greece-based Assodivers ordered an additional SMD Atom 100hp, 3000m-rated, work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) complete with launch and recovery system (LARs) from SMD. The new ROV system will be delivered 3Q this year and will…

Aubin tests LiquiBuoy

May 26, 2014

Materials technology and engineering specialists Aubin has completed the first operational trial of its liquid gel lifting technology system LiquiBuoy. The company conducted rigorous testing of its liquid gel technology at The Underwater Centre in Fort William…

$117bn subsea hardware spend 2014-18

May 23, 2014

Douglas-Westwood (DW) forecasts global subsea hardware capex will total US$117 billion (bn) between 2014 and 2018. This represents growth of more than 80% compared with the preceding five-year period. In 2013, subsea tree installations were lower than expected…

Ceona wins Nigeria contract

May 23, 2014

Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been awarded a contract for work in the Oyo oilfield offshore Nigeria from CAMAC Energy Inc. The Oyo Phase One expansion project includes installation and recovery of…

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