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Shell's Crux Project Open to Public Comment

Feb 04, 2019

Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has released the Crux Offshore Project Proposal for public comment. The proposal was submitted by Shell Australia Pty Ltd and is open for comment for a period of six weeks ending 18 March 2019…

CWind Digitizes with CrewSmart

Feb 04, 2019

CWind, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), a provider of topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services to the offshore renewables and utilities market, it has implemented CrewSmart’s management support service across its fleet of 21…

i-Tech Services Expands in Houston

Feb 04, 2019

i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, said it has taken on 13 new people in Houston following a 12-month period which saw the office secure a series of new contract awards in the Gulf of Mexico. The expansion grows the regional team by 25%.Recent…

A Structural Shift for the Subsea Supply Chain

Feb 04, 2019

Late cycle contractors may have changed the subsea sector for good and as lead times shorten, schedule optimization is an increasingly vital consideration for offshore project developments.In prior generations, a subsea original equipment manufacturer’s…

Okeanus Offers FlexSEA Modular Flotation System

Feb 03, 2019

The provider of oceanographic and subsea tools Okeanus Science & Technology and Continental Shelf Associates Inc (CSA) announced an exclusive rental and sales distribution agreement for CSA’s patented FlexSEA Modular Flotation System.The FlexSEA…

OPT and Saab Seaeye Partner

Feb 01, 2019

Ocean energy solutions provider Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. electric underwater robotic systems manufacturer Saab Seaeye Ltd, have entered a nonexclusive agreement to jointly develop and market solutions for autonomous underwater vehicle…

Oil Spill Calculator Predicts Oil Movements

Feb 01, 2019

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill changed a lot of the thinking about subsea blowouts, including how to predict the movement of the oil and gas.“One thing that was clear early on during the Deepwater Horizon was that dissolution of oil into water was a major process…

Untethered Subsea Power

Feb 01, 2019

U.S. based tech conglomerate Teledyne has long supplied fuel cell technologies for NASA and other customers for space and terrestrial applications. Now its Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc. (TESI) arm is looking to take the technology to new depths…

C-Kore Debuts Subsea Testing Tool

Jan 31, 2019

UK-based subsea technology company C-Kore Systems has announced a new subsea testing tool, the C-Kore Sensor Monitor, which can be used in decommissioning, fault-finding and construction campaigns to provide feedback from subsea sensors, such as wellhead pressures and temperatures…

New Fluid Helps Preserve Subsea Equipment

Jan 31, 2019

A newly introduced preservation fluid is designed to provide long-term protection for subsea equipment components and interface profiles.The environmentally friendly Defender Stasis LT from Universal Subsea Inc. (USI) is a lightweight, nontoxic…

Imaging the Future

Jan 31, 2019

Once upon a time, visual inspection of subsea infrastructure meant divers taking still cameras down to the seafloor, hoping that the camera casing wouldn’t flood, or that the film wouldn’t be over exposed or destroyed during development. Even…

Tekmar Selected for Northwester 2

Jan 31, 2019

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul Group has selected the Tekmar cable protection system (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm 50 km off the coast of Ostend, Belgium in the North Sea.Tekmar said it…

Baker Hughes Adjusted Profit Surges 85%

Jan 31, 2019

Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, posted an 85 percent jump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by surging demand for its services.Unlike rivals Schlumberger NV and Halliburton Co, Baker Hughes has less exposure to the North American pressure pumping sector…

New Tech Simulates Methane Hydrate Recovery

Jan 30, 2019

New technology developed in Japan aims to help engineers design equipment for lifting shallow methane hydrate from the seabed, and to ensure the success of subsea lifting operations and gas production above the ocean surface.The new equipment jointly developed by Mitsui E&S Holdings Co…

TechnipFMC Bags EPCI Work for Luno II and Rolvsnes

Jan 29, 2019

TechnipFMC announced Tuesday it has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract from Lundin Norway for the Luno II and Rolvsnes development, located in the North Sea at a water depth of 110 meters…

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