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Wild Well Control Adds 10K Capping Stack

Aug 21, 2019

Well control and engineering services company Wild Well Control said it has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment.The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is rated to water depths of 10…

Mariner Field Comes On Stream

Aug 15, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor and its partners have started oil production from the Mariner field in the UK North Sea, the operator said on Thursday.The Mariner field, located on the East Shetland Platform of the UK North Sea, approximately…

14 Template Installations in One Month

Aug 12, 2019

In one month – from June 11 to July 13 – 14 templates delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same…

Dvalin Module Lift Completed

Aug 06, 2019

The 3,500-metric-ton Dvalin module has been lifted aboard the Heidrun platform in the Norwegian Sea.The three-hour operation on August 3 follows a major construction phase and ranks among the heaviest lifts onto an existing platform in the history of the Norwegian continental shelf…

Gas Module Installed on Troll C

Jul 30, 2019

A gas module is being installed on the Equinor-operated Troll C platform to accelerate production from the Fram license in the northern part of the North Sea offshore Norway.The Fram field includes a number of reservoirs and is developed with…

FPSO Liza Destiny Sets Sail for Guyana

Jul 19, 2019

The very first production vessel destined for operations offshore Guyana has departed Singapore en route to the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek block off the northeastern coast of South America.The Liza Destiny floating, production, storage and…

Trestakk Comes on Stream

Jul 16, 2019

Production from the Trestakk subsea field on Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea started on July 16, the field's operator Equinor announced. Tied back to the Åsgard A floating production vessel, the field has estimated recoverable resources of 76 million barrels of oil…

CMC Installed on Ocean Blackhawk Drillship

Jul 04, 2019

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore (STEHMO) installed a NOV crown mounted compensator (CMC) on Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Blackhawk drillship.The 215-metric-ton passive heave compensator was fully assembled and lifted on the top of the derrick on May 22…

Video: Fenja Manifold Lift

Jul 03, 2019

The template and manifold for the Neptune-Energy-operated Fenja project are currently undergoing factory acceptance testing (FAT) and system integration testing (SIT) in Eydehavn, Norway, as the subsea development ramps up toward planned first oil in 2021…

New Tech for Wind Blade Inspections

Jun 24, 2019

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, pricier and harder to transport, Sandia National Laboratories researchers say…

Video: Pioneering Spirit Lifts Brent Bravo Topsides

Jun 18, 2019

Allseas’ record-breaking multipurpose heavy-lift and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the single-piece removal of the 25,000-metric-ton Brent Bravo topsides from the UK sector of the North Sea.Completed early Tuesday morning, the operation took approximately four hours…

Video: Valhall Accommodation Topside Removed

Jun 14, 2019

The original accommodation platform (QP) topside at Valhall in the southern part of the North Sea has been removed by Allseas' giant multipurpose heavy-lift construction vessel Pioneering Spirit, the field's operator Aker BP announced on Friday…

ABS, MSI Partner on Cyber Security

Jun 06, 2019

ABS has partnered with Mission Secure Inc (MSI) to provide enhanced cyber defense protection of industrial systems that operate modern day vessels and offshore platforms.

ABS Protects Offshore Critical Systems with FCI Cyber Risk Methodology

Jun 06, 2019

ABS cyber security expert Cris DeWitt explains the foundation of the company's FCI Cyber Risk methodology and how it can safeguard against cyber threats to offshore operations on MODUs, drillships, and offshore support vessels.

Expanding into a Temporary Abandonment Solution

Jun 05, 2019

Deepwater drilling activities require contingencies for temporary abandonment of the well, sometimes necessitated by wellhead change outs or riser work, and sometimes by Mother Nature.Existing mechanical solutions can struggle with restrictions inside the riser or seabed structure…

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