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Subsea aftermarket segment emerges

Jun 18, 2013

A new era is developing in subsea aftermarket service provision offshore Norway – one which is expected to set global standards. In 2010 production from subsea wells on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) outstripped production from surface wells for the first time…

World-leading expertise

Jun 18, 2013

The world-leading expertise on subsea equipment and technology that Norwegian companies hold has evolved over time. Now, it is vital that these companies are able to use the resources and knowledge they have available – and work smarter…

The Future of Solutions

Jun 18, 2013

Since the 1980’s, the Norwegian subsea industry has evolved to become a world-leading supplier of underwater equipment and technology. Oil and gas production across the world happens in ever deeper water, and the wells are increasingly complicated to operate…

Technip awarded flowline work

Jun 17, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Newfoundland and Labrador in the Jeanne d’Arc basin. Contracts include gas injection flowlines, umbilicals, and subsea structures.

UTC: Capacity biggest challenge

Jun 17, 2013

Engineering capacity and a lack of standardization are serious challenges to the subsea industry, says a keynote speaker at this week's UTC in Bergen. Werner Menz, president subsea controls in newly formed joint venture OneSubsea, says…

Umbilicals bring new production to China’s Liuhua field

Jun 13, 2013

After a major storm crippled production from Liuhua field, a major life extension project and new umbilicals from JDR Cable systems renewed an aging property; Victor Schmidt explains. Recently, JDR Cable Systems deployed several subsea…

Emerson wins $67M Gorgon contract

Jun 12, 2013

Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson was awarded contracts by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd., valued at US$67 million, to provide control valves and valve actuators to help ensure the efficient and safe flow of natural gas at the Gorgon Project…

GE wins Pemex subsea deal

Jun 05, 2013

GE Oil & Gas and Pemex Exploration and Production have signed an US$84 million agreement for the supply and installation of subsea wellheads for Pemex’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement…

Shell picks FMC for subsea trees

Jun 05, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Shell for subsea equipment for its portfolio of projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope includes the supply of 12 enhanced vertical deepwater trees and controls. 'FMC Technologies has been…

FMC wins Heidelberg supply

Jun 04, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum chose FMC Technologies to provide subsea equipment for the Heidelberg field, FMC announced on 4 June 2013. The scope of FMC Technologies' contract includes the supply includes five enhanced horizontal subsea trees, tree mounted controls…

Wave of the future

May 31, 2013

Automation is the ideal way to unite technology with company cultures. Through technology, workers in the offshore environment have the potential to form a myopic view on life. Produce now, don’t worry about tomorrow. It makes sense. From drilling to producing…

Wärtsilä supplies Lianzi heat

May 24, 2013

Chevron awarded Wärtsilä a contract to supply a direct electric heating (DEH) system for the company's US$2 billion Lianzi offshore development project, located off Congo and Angola, West Africa. Wärtsilä will deliver the topside modules to be installed on the platform…

IKM buys Poseidon Consulting Services

May 24, 2013

IKM Consultants has taken over Poseidon Consulting Services (PCS) after buying 100% of its shares from Siemens in Norway. Poseidon, which mainly focusses on subsea and pipeline work, has about 150 staff, which will be taken in to IKM's business…

Aker to open new Brazilian plant

May 23, 2013

Aker Solutions laid the foundation stone of a new plant in Paraná that will double the company's subsea production capacity in Brazil.The plant in the city of São José dos Pinhais in the Paraná state will be operational in 2015. It will replace…

Subsea grouting solves many seabed problems

May 22, 2013

Subsea damage and support problems can be quickly solved using injection grouting. James Bell of FoundOcean tells us how its accomplished. Extending the life of an asset means that the structure can still generate revenue, whereas removing them can be a highly complex operation…

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