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URS investment adds ROV capacity

Aug 16, 2016

Utility ROV Services (URS), has unveiled two new custom ROV (remotely operated vehicle) systems at their base in Glenrothes, Scotland demonstrating a US$7.8 million (£6 million) investment in the company.  As a result of the additional capacity the extra systems will provide…

Fugro inks Total Uruguay ROV work

Aug 16, 2016

Total E&P Uruguay awarded Fugro a contract to support its drilling campaign offshore Uruguay. The contract provides for ROV and tooling services in the Raya-1 prospect in 3400m water depth. Fugro is supplying two state-of-the-art 200hp FCV 4000D work-class ROV systems and subsea tooling…

Seeing in the deep

Aug 01, 2016

Assessing the condition of pipelines, especially as they get older, is an increasing task. John Sheehan surveys potential solutions. Tracerco’s Discovery tool. Image from Tracerco.  The…

Building a connection

Aug 01, 2016

Jerry Lee takes a look at Weatherford’s new subsea wellhead connector, which allows operators to use vessels of opportunity for P&A work, reducing the cost of decommissioning operations. Clients…

Enhancing production

Aug 01, 2016

Oceaneering’s Justin Pizzitola discusses the use of an open water dual coiled riser based system for rigless stimulation. Back deck of an Oceaneering vessel. Images from Oceaneering International…

Oceaneering acquires Meridian

Jul 25, 2016

Oceaneering International has completed its acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services.  Meridian uses remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to perform surveys on mobile offshore drilling units and floating production systems that satisfy the…

FET opens Houston Syntech plant

Jul 25, 2016

Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has opened a new plant near Houston expanding its syntactic foam manufacturing capabilities. The six-acre facility in Bryan, Texas, brings Forum’s Syntech product line closer to clients in the oil and gas industry and has the capacity to support future growth…

Fugro inks ONGC deepwater India study

Jul 15, 2016

Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation contract by ONGC India for the KG-DWN-98/2 project on the East Coast of India. The purpose of the work is to gather site specific geotechnical and geohazard data to aid in the design and later installation of wellheads…

NPD completes four ROV dives

Jul 14, 2016

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has carried out four successful ROV (remotely operated underwater vehicle) dives and has acquired depth data (bathymetry) near the Vøring Spur in the western Norwegian Sea. Figure 1…

Mermaid inks Asia, Middle East subsea work

Jul 13, 2016

Mermaid Subsea Services (Thailand) (MSST) has been awarded a contract to provide technical support service personnel to a national offshore oil and gas engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning company with large-scale projects internationally…

Oceaneering to kit out Heerema Marine Contractor vessels

Jul 13, 2016

Oceaneering has entered into a master service agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors through to December 2020. Under the agreement, Oceaneering will provide up to 10 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems with associated subsea tooling…

Searcher begins Buscador Near-Shore 2D

Jul 11, 2016

Searcher Seismic has commenced the acquisition of the Buscador Near-Shore 2D seismic survey, offshore Mexico, using the BGP Pioneer vessel. Map of the Buscador Near-Shore 2D Seismic Survey, from Searcher Seismic…

FET inks triple ROV order

Jul 11, 2016

Forum Energy Technologies (FET) had entered into a contract with New Orient Marine to supply three remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for New Orient Marine's multi-purpose ice-class vessel currently under construction in Singapore. Perry XYX 200 ROV…

UTEC completes Fairfield GOM job

Jul 11, 2016

UTEC Survey has completed a significant ROV navigation and seismic node positioning project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico.  The project, for seismic nodal technology firm FairfieldNodal, was undertaken in 2425m water depth. It involved…

IHC takes majority stake in Tompkins

Jul 05, 2016

Royal IHC and Tompkins UK are strengthening their strategic cooperation with IHC’s acquisition of a majority stake in Tompkins, the parent company of Modus Seabed Intervention and a partner in the TI Geosciences joint venture (that IHC and Tompkins created in 2015)…

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