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Canyon Offshore wins Shell trenching contract

Aug 27, 2015

Shell, the operator of the BC-10 field, has awarded a contract to Helix Energy Solutions Group’s robotics subsidiary, Canyon Offshore, to trench and bury over 40km of pipe in 1675m of water in the Campos basin offshore Brazil. The work…

Wood Group Intetech awards multiple contracts

Aug 26, 2015

Wood Group Intetech (WGI), an asset integrity specialist, has been awarded US$1 million worth of work in the form of 11 new contracts from new and existing clients. The agreements span the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, and include…

OE15: Industry needs to adopt digitalization

Aug 25, 2015

With less than two weeks to go before SPE Offshore Europe 2015, we spoke with DNV GL Oil & Gas CEO Elizabeth Tørstad, who will be visiting the show, about technology trends and requirements in the offshore oil and gas sector. DNV…

Gullfaks compression moves a step closer

Aug 25, 2015

A move to start up the world's first subsea wet gas compressor has been given final approval by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate as it moves close to coming on stream. Statoil's Gullfaks Sør project is one of two subsea gas compression projects being developed in Norway…

HR Wallingford purchases Seatronic's underwater laser scanner

Aug 24, 2015

Image: 2G Robotics ULS-200 underwater laser scanner in action/Seatronics Seatronics, an Acteon company, has secured the first UK sale of 2G Robotics' ULS-200 underwater laser scanner. The system was purchased by HR Wallingford…

TGS' Mexico project given green light

Aug 24, 2015

TGS has been given the green light by Mexico's Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH) to start acquiring multibeam, coring and geochemical analysis data over about 600,000sq km in Mexican waters. This project will cover the entire deepwater area of the offshore sector of Mexico…

Hoover announces new acid container solution

Aug 20, 2015

Image: Hoover horizontal offshore acid tank/Hoover Container Solutions Hoover Container Solutions, a global provider of chemical tanks, cargo carrying units and related products and services…

TCO expands workforce

Aug 18, 2015

Image: Paul Betteridge, TCO director/TCO TCO has confirmed a continuation of strong sales results, leading to the expansion of its Aberdeen workforce by a third. Within the past six months…

GeoTeric 2015.3 released

Aug 18, 2015

The development of cognitive interpretation has taken another step with the release of GeoTeric 2015.3.  With the advancement of broadband seismic, there is a growing need for high resolution analysis techniques that are compatible with the complex waveforms of broadband data…

BP, Emerson extend contract

Aug 17, 2015

BP and Emerson have signed a global agreement for Emerson Process Management to provide automation technologies and aftercare services for BP’s upstream oil and gas operations. The new 10-year agreement extends the existing arrangement between the companies…

SUT to host two sessions at Offshore Europe

Aug 17, 2015

The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) will host two deepwater technical sessions at Offshore Europe, providing a platform for organizations to demonstrate innovations that are pushing boundaries at new depths. The first session…

Oil spill recovery system sets record

Aug 14, 2015

Norwegian offshore player Egersund Group recently set a new oil spill recovery record when its newly developed Marine Oil Spill (MOS) Sweeper system managed to recover 96.4% of oil released in a North Sea exercise.     Image…

Borets acquires two VPs

Aug 12, 2015

Image: Phyllis Mitchell/Borets Borets, provider of the engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump (ESP) systems, announced that Phyllis Mitchell has been named vice president of human resources and Kent C…

Trendsetter completes containment project

Aug 12, 2015

Trendsetter Engineering has completed work on a containment toolkit that can be deployed to minimize the environmental impact of a subsea well incident. This follows their delivery of four subsea well capping stacks, designed to shut in an uncontrolled subsea well…

First Subsea completes Goliat installation

Aug 12, 2015

Subsea connector specialist First Subsea, has successfully completed the installation of bend stiffener connections for gas lift and production risers, power cables and umbilicals, for the Goliat FPSO. Operated by ENI Norge, the…

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