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Webtool Cutter Used in Downhole Decommissioning Tool

Aug 23, 2023

Allspeeds, manufacturer of Webtool hydraulic cutters, has supplied a downhole cutter for James Fisher Decommissioning’s SEABASS subsea well abandonment tool. The smallest Webtool steel wire cutter so far at just 172mm, it is tightly integrated…

Equinor Inaugurates Hywind Tampen, World's Largest Floating Wind Farm

Aug 22, 2023

Norwegian energy firm Equinor and its partners inaugurated the world's largest floating offshore wind farm on Wednesday, whose output will supply nearby oil and gas platforms and cut their greenhouse gas emissions.The Hywind Tampen wind farm…

Balmoral Adapts Buoyancy Solutions for Offshore Wind

Aug 22, 2023

Offshore energy supply chain company, Balmoral, has transitioned some of its proven buoyancy and protection solutions for use in the fixed and floating offshore wind sector.A recent multi-million pound contract award for a fixed wind cable protection…

Equinor to Implement Heat Recovery at Statfjord C

Aug 22, 2023

Equinor and partners will replace two gas turbines with heat recovery to produce electric power at Statfjord C.A new steam turbine will produce electricity based on surplus heat from two gas compressors. This will make the energy consumption…

Sandia Tests Heat-Powered Sequestration Monitoring System

Aug 22, 2023

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories recently designed, built and lab-tested a device that can use the temperature difference caused by periodically pumping carbon dioxide down a borehole to charge batteries to power underground sensors…

“Game-changing” CSOV in Norway

Aug 21, 2023

Offshore Engineer was recently in Norway to learn more about the newly launched Construction Service Operation Vessel REM Power, and of particular interest for this magazine edition, of its crane.The vessel's owner REM Offshore is a Norwegian company…

Subsea7 Confirms Remote ROV Piloting Capabilities

Aug 21, 2023

Subsea7 reports a major advance in its remote piloting technology by fully operating a workclass ROV from Scotland to carry out operations 9,400km away off the coast of Brazil. Developed by Subsea7, it can perform key inspection repair and maintenance…

Lander Lab 8: Titanium and Ocean Landers

Aug 18, 2023

Titanium and Ocean LandersTitanium is an ideal oceanographic material with high strength, low density, and excellent corrosion resistance.  It is the fifth most abundant material in the Earth’s crust, with properties between aluminum and steel…

VIDEO: Transocean Deploys World's First Subsea 20,000 psi Blowout Preventer

Aug 17, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean said Wednesday that the world’s first subsea 20,000 psi blowout preventer (BOP) had been successfully deployed from its Deepwater Titan drillship.The 20K BOP stack, supplied by NOV, is designed for use…

BP Backs Green Hydrogen Start-Up

Aug 15, 2023

BP has invested in a start-up company developing technology seeking to use vapour from heavy industry to sharply reduce the production costs of zero-carbon hydrogen.BP Ventures, the British energy giant's venture capital arm, was among several investors in a $12…

TDI-Brooks Adds 75m DP2 Ship to its Fleet

Aug 10, 2023

TDI-Brooks increases its vessel capacity by adding a 75-meter DP2 vessel,  R/V NAUTILUS to its fleet, a ship that can offer a variety of offshore assistance with subsea services, construction aid, exploration, production, ROV and diving support…

Reygar's Tech Helps HST Marine's Hybrid CTVs to Lower Emissions and Boost Efficiency

Aug 09, 2023

Swansea-based HST Marine, a Purus Wind company, is using Reygar’s BareFLEET technology to understand and report on the performance of its hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), and reduce emissions.The company currently has four hybrid CTVs in operation with three more soon to enter service…

GE Vernova and ORE Catapult Collaborate to Drive Down Offshore Wind Costs

Aug 07, 2023

GE Vernova’s Offshore Wind business and UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a new research collaboration, building on the success of their previous ‘Stay Ashore’ program.The £4 million agreement Monday paves the way…

SLB, Subsea 7, and Aker Solutions' Subsea JV Gets Nods from Competition Authorities

Aug 07, 2023

Oilfield services firms SLB, Subsea 7, Aker Solutions have received approvals from all relevant competition authorities to create a subsea joint venture, as proposed in August 2022.'Following clearance as of [Friday] by antitrust authorities in Brazil…

How Floating Solar Panels Could Power Future Population Hotspots

Aug 04, 2023

Vast arrays of solar panels floating on calm seas near the Equator could provide effectively unlimited solar energy to densely populated countries in Southeast Asia and West Africa.Our new research shows offshore solar in Indonesia alone could generate about 35…

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