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High-tech Buoy Launched in New York Bight

Feb 11, 2019

A high-tech, specialized buoy has been launched to collect useful information for developing wind farms offshore the U.S. East Coast.Equinor Wind US said it deployed the cutting-edge buoy as it works to develop its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight…

Hunting Hydrocarbons

Feb 11, 2019

A new tool is being added to the box for hydrocarbon hunting – and a raft of other anthropomorphic and chemical signatures in the world’s seas and oceans. Offshore Engineer reports on developing unmanned wide area remote ocean sensing systems for seep…

Proserv Sells KRG Industries

Feb 06, 2019

Controls technology company Proserv announced Wednesday it has sold its Coatbridge, Scotland based speciality machining business formerly known as KRG Industries to UK-based private investment firm GIL Investments (GIL). The exact terms of the deal are undisclosed…

Teledyne Gavia Unveils 6000m Rated AUV

Feb 05, 2019

Teledyne Gavia announced Tueasday that it will formally introduce its new 6,000 meter rated autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in April.The newly designed SeaRaptor AUV is slated to make its official debut at the Ocean Business trade exhibition in the U…

Enpro Testing New FIS Technology

Feb 05, 2019

Aberdeen-based production optimization specialist Enpro Subsea announced that the £1.5 million investment project in its Flow Intervention Services (FIS) technology, which included a £755,000 research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise…

ROVOP Names Wilson Head of Technology

Feb 05, 2019

Lee Wilson has joined remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services provider ROVOP as Head of Technology.In the newly created role, Wilson will lead ROVOP's technology development in line with key client drivers such as cost optimization…

Pandion Energy Partners with Computas, Google

Feb 04, 2019

Pandion Energy announced it has begun to digitalize its subsurface capabilities through the application of new digital solutions to geological and geophysical data.The objective, Pandion Energy said, is to drive innovation and enhance efficiency…

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…

Downhole Data

Feb 04, 2019

Forewarned is forearmed, an adage that is particularly true when it comes to deepwater drilling. Offshore drillers are increasingly relying on existing and new downhole data technologies to make real-time decisions and keep operations safe.Complex…

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…

Innovations in O&G Asset Integrity

Feb 01, 2019

While the term ‘innovation’ may have some running for the hills, a group of nondestructive testing (NDT) and asset management experts who will be speaking and exhibiting at the 2019 Australasian Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (AOG) are reaping…

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…

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…

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