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Goliat Field Vessel Switches to Battery Power

Dec 06, 2018

Norwegian subsidiary of Italian oil company Eni Norge AS and Stavanger shipping company Simon Møkster Shipping cut fuel consumption on the vessel Stril Barents in the Goliat field.According to a press release from the Norwegean offshore vessel owner…

Nexans Forms IMR Team

Dec 06, 2018

Cabling and connectivity solutions provider Nexans said it has formed a new team dedicated to inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR).The new IMR team, which combines the firm's experience and resources – including fault location technology…

Ocean Power Technologies Pact with NEC Energy Solutions

Dec 05, 2018

The provider of ocean energy solutions Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) signed a letter of intent to enter into a long-term supply agreement with NEC Energy Solutions, global leader in utility scale energy storage.Under the terms of the supply agreement…

Kongsberg Unveils HUGIN SUPERIOR AUV

Dec 05, 2018

A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) system rolled out today by Norwegian-based Kongsberg Maritime offers significantly enhanced data, positioning and endurance capabilities.The new HUGIN SUPERIOR AUV system builds upon the existing HUGIN…

Seatools Unveils New Deepwater Excavator

Dec 05, 2018

Subsea technology company Seatools has introduced the Carrera E 3D motion-controlled precision flow excavation spread. The 630+ kW, all-electric deepwater excavator features Seatools’ advanced ROV DP technology and sets the stage for better accuracy…

Petrus: Brazil's Local IMR Specialists

Dec 05, 2018

Specialized offshore services provider Petrus Group was founded in Macaé, on the North Coast of Rio de Janeiro, the acknowledged oil capital of Brazil in 2009, during the oil boom caused by the early pre-salt discoveries. The company has since grown steadily in Brazil…

Vigdis Gets a Boost

Dec 05, 2018

Norway's Equinor said it has decided with its partners to invest some NOK 1.4 billion ($164.7 million) in a boosting station for the long-producing Vigdis field in the Norwegian North Sea.The new boosting station, expected to come online in the first quarter of 2021…

Nexans Wins $113m Subsea Contract

Dec 05, 2018

French cable company Nexans said that  it has been awarded a full turnkey contract worth more than $113m  for the manufacturing, delivery and installation of 350 kV HVDC submarine cable in the Philippines.Nexans has been awarded a full turnkey…

Fugro Reports IRM Bump

Dec 04, 2018

Fugro said it has attracted seven new clients for its inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in the U.K. North Sea.Recent work includes pipeline and structure inspections for Centrica Storage, Chrysaor, Dana, Petrofac, Premier, Repsol and Spirit Energy…

Autonomous Subsea Pipeline Inspection

Dec 04, 2018

Swire Seabed said it completed autonomous inspection of offshore pipeline systems for Equinor in October 2018 utilizing Kongsberg Maritime’s Hugin autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).The inspections were performed on three pipelines between Kollsnes and Troll A…

Forum Taps Gaut as CEO

Dec 03, 2018

Houston based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced Monday that C. Christopher Gaut will return to the role of Chief Executive Officer to replace outgoing CEO Prady Iyyanki. Gaut will continue to serve as Chairman of the BoardGaut, a seasoned oil and gas industry executive…

Baker Hughes Unveils Aptara

Dec 03, 2018

The new Aptara TOTEX-lite subsea system unveiled last week by Baker Hughes, a GE company, features new lightweight, modular subsea technologies aiming to reduce not just lead times for equipment delivery as well as total cost of ownership for the full life of the field…

Eriksen Joins Kreuz Subsea Board

Dec 03, 2018

Global integrated subsea services business Kreuz Subsea has appointed Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent nonexecutive director. Eriksen, who took up the advisory position on December 1, will support the business on a strategic level and help to identify future growth opportunities…

Baker Hughes Rolls Out Subsea Connect

Nov 30, 2018

New lightweight, modular subsea technologies could reduce not just lead times for equipment delivery but lower the total cost of ownership for the full life of the field.Baker Hughes, a GE company, revealed its thinking on subsea developments during the launch event in Houston earlier this week…

Subsea Innovation Bags Two Contracts with Royal IHC

Nov 29, 2018

Subsea Innovation, the supplier engineered equipment and technology used in the installation of subsea equipment for the offshore oil and gas, has announced two high profile contract wins with Royal IHC, as part of a collaborative framework agreement…

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