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Sonar for engineering

Jan 04, 2013

Figure 1.Figure 2.Figure 3.Figure 4.Figure 5.The use of high resolution sonar in project planning for subsea applications is discussed in this article by Kongsberg Maritime subsea acoustics specialist Ian Florence and senior subsea engineer Craig Wallace…

Expro has landed

Jan 01, 2013

Expro has landed its first subsea supply contract in India. The three-year contract involves the supply of two 73/8in electro-hydraulic completion landing strings systems and two sets of topside controls equipment.

FMC wins Snorre supply

Dec 26, 2012

Photo: Terje S Knudsen-StatoilSnorre supply deal nets FMC Technologies $33MStatoil has awarded FMC Technologies a $33 million contract to supply further subsea equipment for Snorre field, FMC announced on 26 December 2012.FMC will provide 10 production risers and tieback connectors…

Oceaneering wins Kizomba contract

Dec 20, 2012

Mondo FPSOOceaneering wins umbilicals supply off AngolaOceaneering has picked up an umbilicals supply contract for the Kizomba Satellites Phase 2 development offshore Angola, the company announced on 19 December 2012.ExxonMobil subsidiary…

Reef Subsea wins Grane field work

Dec 14, 2012

Polar PrinceReef to conduct seismic installation at GraneReef Subsea announced that one of its Norwegian subsidiaries, Reef Subsea Norway, has been awarded a major contract by Statoil for the full seismic system installation of the Grane field offshore Norway…

Kongsberg in Apply Nemo buyout

Dec 11, 2012

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS (KOGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Apply Nemo AS, an independent supplier of advanced engineering services…

Tough Tether

Dec 09, 2012

Production and deployment of a bespoke, 7km long single length ROV fibre-optic hybrid cable was successfully accomplished by Italian cable manufacturer Novacavi for Finnish survey company Loxus Technologies' underwater inspection system…

Trenching spread delivered

Dec 09, 2012

Fugro recently took delivery of the first of two SMD QT1400 trenching systems for burial of cables, umbilicals and flowlines up to almost 36in diameter. The vehicle is equipped with a 3m jetting tool for soils of 100KPA, a mechanical chain…

Annulus Testing

Dec 09, 2012

Flexlife is providing independent assessment services worth up to $1.4 million for Petrobras' Cascade-Chinook subsea development in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement involved annulus testing of the flexible risers, and work was to be carried…

ABB lights up Martin Linge

Dec 07, 2012

Martin Linge field illustrationSubsea 7 grants ABB $170Mln power cable deal Subsea 7 has chosen ABB to build a power link between two North Sea oil and gas fields and the Norwegian power grid, ABB announced on 6 December 2012.The project…

Cobalt hits homer at N. Platte

Dec 06, 2012

Ensco 8503Cobalt says deepwater oil find is significant Cobalt's deepwater Gulf of Mexico prospect North Platte has encountered significant oil pay, the company announced on 5 December 2012.Cobalt characterized the discovery as containing…

InterMoor opens Singapore yard

Dec 05, 2012

InterMoorInterMoor opens Loyang mooring equipment yard InterMoor, an Acteon company, has opened its new mooring equipment yard at Loyang offshore supply base in Singapore. The new facility provides mooring equipment storage and an ideal support location for maintenance…

Freeport acquires PXP, McMoRan

Dec 05, 2012

FCX specializes in copper and gold miningFreeport enters energy sector with $9B merger Phoenix-based copper and gold mining company Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has moved to acquire subsidiary McMoRan Exploration as well as Houston-based Plains…

Petrobras cheers Muriú find

Dec 05, 2012

Map of Muriú prospectPetrobras makes 4th find off Sergipe-Alagoas Petrobras has made a fourth oil discovery in the ultra-deepwater Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil, the company announced on 5 December 2012.Tests confirmed the presence of light oil in the Calumbi formation…

Shelf acquires Transocean rigs

Dec 03, 2012

Four Friede & Goldman L-780-Mod II jack-ups were sold to Shelf Drilling by TransoceanShelf closes $1.05 B jack-up rigs acquisitionTransocean has completed the sale of 38 shallow water rigs to newcomer Shelf Drilling for $1.05 billion, the company announced on 30 November 2012…

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