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IOC Hires Frontera for Geohazard Survey in Mexico
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:57:27

International Oil Company (IOC) has hired Frontera to undertake geohazard survey offshore Mexico. Mobilization for the project is underway and offshore work is expected begin and complete during...

Valeport Joins Living Coasts’ Tor Bay Conservation Project
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:28:41

Valeport has pledged its support to a campaign to protect the ‘underwater rainforest’ which is under threat off Tor Bay, on the South West Coast of the UK. The hydrographic and oceanographic...

Fugro in Apsara Geotechnical Contract Off Cambodia
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:50:03

Fugro has secured a geotechnical contract for Apsara oil field in Block A, offshore Cambodia, as part of the nation’s first hydrocarbon development. The Apsara field lies over the Khmer Basin,...

ExxonMobil in New Discovery on Stabroek Block in Guyana
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:31:21

ExxonMobil has increased its estimated recoverable resource base in Guyana to more than 8 billion oil equivalent barrels and made a further oil discovery northeast of the producing Liza field at the...

SeaBird to Undertake OBN Surveys in West Africa
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:56:08

SeaBird has received a letter of award for the provision of source services for two ocean bottom node (OBN) surveys to be carried out in West Africa. The surveys will have an expected total duration...

Shearwater to Shoot Seismic for Reliance Off India
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:35:37

Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition contract by Reliance Industries in the Bay of Bengal, India. The project is scheduled to start in Q2 2020. The survey...

Ofgem to Review New Proposal for Shetland Subsea Link
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:52:33

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN Transmission) has resubmitted its needs case to the energy regulator Ofgem for the proposed Shetland interconnector. For Shetland, the...

Damen Rolls Out New OSV Concept
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:12:51

Damen has developed a new concept vessel – the Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 9020. According to Damen, the vessel features a stable platform with lots of accommodation, good station-keeping...

Star of the South Survey to Start in February
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:45:50

A bathymetric and geophysical site survey is set to begin for the Star of the South project, Australia’s first proposed offshore wind project located off the south coast of Gippsland near Port...

New CEO for Oceanteam
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:08:28

The board of directors of Oceanteam has appointed Henk van den IJssel as chief executive officer (CEO) of Oceanteam with effect from 1 February 2020. Leidus Bosman, has expressed his intention to...

Unique Group Inks Global Deal with Britlift
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:53:05

Unique Group, subsea and offshore solutions provider, has entered a new partnership with lifting and spreader beam designer and manufacturer, Britlift. The move will see Britlift spreader beams being...

JFMS Partners with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:11:27

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has teamed up with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup, an international ocean conservation foundation helping to protect oceans and raises awareness about ocean pollution. The...

HTL Intros Hydraulic Cutter for Offshore Industry
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:44:01

UK-based HTL has launched a bespoke hydraulic cutter for offshore industry market. In all industries where hazardous machinery and materials are present, safety is the optimum priority. Statistics...

BHP Hires DORIS for Trion Work in Gulf of Mexico
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:25:48

BHP Petroleum, via its Mexico subsidiary, has contracted DORIS for the execution of engineer services for the SURF and export pipeline scopes of work of the Trion project in the Gulf of Mexico.  The...

Highlights of the Week
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 05:08:27

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (January 20 – January 26). McDermott Strikes Restructuring Deal; to File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy...

Seaway 7 Lands First Triton Knoll Foundation
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:16:59

Seaway 7 has recently installed the first of 90 wind turbine monopile foundations at Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The c.600 tonne steel monopile and its transition piece was installed...

SAExploration Wins West Africa Gig
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:17:00

SAExploration has secured two new projects offshore West Africa. The projects are valued at approximately $42 million in the aggregate and are scheduled to occur primarily during the 2nd quarter of...

Kraken Inks Agreement with International Defense Contractor
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:15:03

Kraken Robotics has signed an eight year framework agreement with an unnamed international defense contractor. Under the agreement, Kraken’s Acoustic Signal Processing Group in Toronto will...

Stork Worley Secures Neptune Energy Deal
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:49:54

Neptune Energy Netherlands has awarded a four-year framework agreement for brownfield modification to Stork Worley Integrated Solutions for its Dutch assets in the North Sea. The services will...

AEGIR-Marine Opens Dubai Office
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:37:40

AEGIR-Marine has opened a new office in Dubai, UAE, expanding its global services network. The maritime stern tube seal and propulsion system service provider will now operate out of offices in the...

Deep Down Boosts Team with Two New VPs
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:44:38

Deep Down has appointed Richard Blackett as vice president of sales and business development, and Trevor Ashurst as vice president of finance, both new roles at the company. Blackett most recently...

Prysmian to Supply Steel Tube Umbilicals for Libra Mero Project
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:49:05

Prysmian Group has secured a contract by Libra, a consortium of international oil and gas operators, for steel tube umbilicals to be installed in the Mero offshore oil field. The Libra consortium is...

CCC to Resume Pipeline Survey in Arabian Gulf
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:36:44

CCC Underwater Engineering is set to resume the second phase of a 2,000 kilometer pipeline survey in the Arabian Gulf, totaling 316 pipelines. The company is inspecting the final 102 pipelines using...

Total Taps Worley for North Plate FEED in Gulf of Mexico
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:36:30

Worley has been awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for Total USA’s North Platte field development in the Gulf of Mexico. Located approximately 275 kilometers off the coast of...

ION in Multi-Client Agreement with Colombia’s ANH
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:59:02

ION Geophysical has entered into a multi-client agreement with Colombia’s National Hydrocarbon Agency, the ANH, granting rights to reprocess existing data and acquire new 2D and 3D multi-client...

Hellenic Cables Gets Skiathos Interconnection Project
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 08:01:57

Greek TSO ADMIE has awarded Hellenic Cables and its subsidiary Fulgor the project for the interconnection of Skiathos island in the Aegean Sea to the mainland grid. The contract, worth approximately...

Atteris Inks Engineering Services Agreement with Woodside
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:47:34

Atteris has signed a subsea and pipeline engineering services agreement with Woodside Energy. The contract represents an extension of the longstanding partnership between Atteris and Woodside. The...

Port of Rotterdam Geothermal Energy Research Gets Green Light
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:30:59

Shell Geothermal and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have received an exploration permit from the Ministry of Economic Affairs to investigate possibilities for geothermal energy in the Port of...

Baker Hughes Ups Q4 Adjusted Earnings, But Misses Forecast
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:54:19

Baker Hughes has reported profit of $48 million or 7 cents per share on GAAP basis for the quarter ended December 31, 2019. The result compares with $131 million profit in Q4 2018, and $57 million...

Indian Navy Inks Offshore Data MoU with GSI
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:59:02

Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Geological Survey of India (GSI) for sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for naval application in meteorology and...