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Modus creates AUV division

Mar 26, 2013

Modus Seabed Intervention continues to demonstrate its commitment to be at the forefront of subsea technologies with the creation of a new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) division.The North East England-based company has begun an investment programme into a planned fleet of AUV units…

'Power of one' to generate growth

Mar 26, 2013

GE Oil & Gas 2013 Annual Meeting, in its 14th consecutive year, was attended by more than 1000 oil and gas industry executives from over 70 countries. Meg Chesshyre joined the multitude in Florence, Italy.Gorgon module loading at Avenza, ItalyAt the beginning of the two day event…

Green light for Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog

Mar 25, 2013

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA has as operator been authorized to develop the Ivar Aasen-field in the North Sea.The plan for development and operation of Ivar Aasen and Gina Krog were approved on Friday. Det Norske has a 3.3% share in Gina Krog…

Vessel range extended

Mar 25, 2013

IHC PackhorseNetherlands-based IHC Merwede introduced a new series of IHC Packhorse offshore support vessels last month. The vessels range from the Packhorse, a PSV, and the Packhorse-Maxi, which provides a 59-person accommodation unit, and options designed for subsea support on IRM work…

Aker wins $850M Moho Nord contract

Mar 25, 2013

Aker Solutions, the international oil services provider, has received a Letter of Award from Total for the delivery of a subsea production system for the Moho Nord project in the Republic of the Congo. The contract value is approximately NOK 4…

Ocean Installer wins Statoil work

Mar 25, 2013

Ocean Installer has been awarded a major Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation (EPCI) contract for subsea installations and tie-in operations at the Statoil operated fields Gina Krog (former Dagny) and Eirin.The total contract value is approximately USD 85 million (NOK 500 million)…

MDL to create 400 tonne reel drive

Mar 25, 2013

Maritime Developments (MDL), a leading provider of back-deck equipment for the subsea sector of oil and gas industry sector, has secured its largest contract to date.MDL, based in Peterhead and Aberdeen, will provide a 400-tonne reel drive system…

Subsea UK 2013 Awards

Mar 22, 2013

EPC Offshore won subsea company of the year at Subsea UK’s seventh annual award ceremony held in Aberdeen during Subsea 2013. Photographed below is Keith Wallace, EPC Offshore’s CEO with the award, accompanied by Carole Innes, business development manager at Brewin Dolphin…

Simon Hird Subsea support

Mar 22, 2013

Simon Hird Houston-based offshore survey company UTEC appointed Simon Hird general manager of its Australian arm UTEC Survey Australia last month. Hird, an industry veteran, with 30 years experience in the oil and gas sectors, has been stationed in Australia since 2008…

UK subsea sector looks to increase global market share

Mar 21, 2013

In his opening address, Subsea UK CEO Neil Gordon said that the global subsea market was set to double from £20 to 40 billion over the next fi ve years. The big challenge for Subsea UK and for the subsea UK industry was how to retain one-third of that market and grow its global share…

FMC scores subsea contract duo

Mar 21, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. announced it has won multiple subsea contracts this week. Subsea tree (Image: FMC Technologies)The Houston-based equipment supplier said on March 21 that it won a $30 million subsea equipment order from LLOG Exploration Co…

FMC lassos Mad Dog supply

Mar 19, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. signed a manufacturing and subsea equipment supply contract with BP in support of the Mad Dog Phase 2 field development, the company announced on 19 March 2013. Mad Dog Platform (Image: BP)The contract's scope includes the supply subsea trees…

The recovery challenge

Mar 18, 2013

Production from subsea wells is growing in importance in many operator portfolios. As easily accessible oil is depleted, subsea processing offers a compelling solution to economically produce in a variety of challenging conditions. Worldwide…

DeepOcean charters Havila Phoenix

Mar 18, 2013

DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced that the company has entered into a long term charter of the Havila Phoenix.The vessel, equipped with 250 ton crane, will be lengthened by 15 metres prior to delivery in Q1 2014 to 125m length by 23m beam…

Energy Skills Challenge Fund helps train subsea divers

Mar 14, 2013

The Underwater Centre gains funding for 15 more trainees The Underwater Centre awarded further £130,000 to train a further 15 divers The Underwater Centre in Fort William has been awarded a further £130,000 as part of a major initiative…

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