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Sulzer Wood Scores BP Contract Extension

Dec 11, 2018

Ellon-based rotating equipment services provider Sulzer Wood Limited said it has been awarded a five-year contract extension to provide pump maintenance services for BP operations in the North Sea.The contract, which aims to improve the reliability…

Saipem Suffers Cyber Attack

Dec 10, 2018

Italian oil services company Saipem said it had identified a cyber attack out of India on Monday that had primarily affected its servers in the Middle East.'We are collecting all the elements useful for assessing the impact on our infrastructures…

Rovco Awarded Funding for 3D Visualization Project

Dec 10, 2018

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic survey company Rovco predicts its integrated technology that utilizes advanced 3D computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) systems with ROV platforms could transform the way…

Hybrid Power for Offshore Drilling Rig

Dec 07, 2018

Siemens announced Friday it will supply a lithium-ion battery-based energy storage solution (ESS) to an offshore drilling rig, in a world-first project that aims to reduce cost and minimize environmental impact.Siemens, drawing off its experience in the electrification of marine assets…

GCE Subsea Announces Rebrand

Dec 07, 2018

Norwegian subsea cluster group GCE Subsea announced it will change its name to GCE Ocean Technology as it widens its focus to include other ocean industries beyond the traditional oil and gas sector.'Our new name gives us a more distinct identity and is more inclusive as it reflects…

PGE Seeks Offshore Wind Partners

Dec 06, 2018

Polish state-owned power company Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) has invited over a dozen parties to potentially cooperate with the company оn building up to 2.55 GW of offshore wind parks.The Polish power group said in a statement that it was…

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…

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…

Equinor Awards Wired Drill Pipe Contracts

Dec 04, 2018

Norway's Equinor said it intends to ramp up its use of wired drill pipe to acquire subsurface real-time data during drilling operations as it prepares for automated drilling.U.S. based firms NOV and Schlumberger have been awarded corporate frame…

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…

Siemens, Aker Solutions Partner on Digital Tech

Dec 03, 2018

Siemens and Aker Solutions have agreed to further develop digital offerings in engineering, operations and services.The collaboration agreement, which builds on a long-standing relationship, focuses on the creation of software applications and…

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