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Highlights of the Week
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:05:17

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (August 19 – August 25). ADNOC Dishes Out $3.6B in Deals Subsea 7 Eyes Fresh Ideas with Engineering...

DOF Subsea Returns to Profit as Group Seeks Refinancing Deal
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:45:59

DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF Group, reported profit in the second quarter of 2019 of NOK 14 million ($1.5 million), compared to loss of NOK 292 million ($32.4 million) in the corresponding period...

Schlumberger Open-Sources Its Data Ecosystem
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:45:16

Schlumberger announced that it will open source its data ecosystem and contribute to The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe (OSDU) Forum to accelerate the delivery of the OSDU Data Platform....

Unique’s Water Weights Partners with Jaguar Oilfield Services in Guyana
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:09:37

Subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group has appointed Jaguar Oilfield Services Guyana as its approved partner and operator in Guyana for its Water Weights brand of load testing solutions....

Shearwater Strengthens Brazil Footprint
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:28:45

Shearwater GeoServices has established a new Brazilian subsidiary ‘Shearwater GeoServices do Brasil Ltda’ and opened a new office in Rio de Janeiro. The strengthened presence in Brazil follows...

MacArtney’s Fifth Research Vessel LARS Delivery in Asia Pacific
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:57:51

MacArtney has provided a third, fourth and fifth Launch and Recovery System in the Asia Pacific market this year for academic Ocean Research Vessels, the R/V New Ocean Researcher 1, 2 and 3....

Falcon ROV for Ocean Research
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:05:30

A Saab Seaeye Falcon electric underwater robotic vehicle is to help support a network of oceanographic and atmospheric sensors that are part of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) transforming...

OPT Debuts for Premier in North Sea
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:18:39

Ocean Power Technologies said it has deployed its PB3 PowerBuoy in the North Sea for Premier Oil. This latest deployment of a PB3 PowerBuoy will serve Premier as an autonomous intelligent platform to...

NKT Firms Up Viking Link Deal
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:36:27

NKT had received the award by Energinet and National Grid to supply a onshore cable system for Viking Link interconnector project, connecting the Danish and British power transmission grids. The deal...

Saudi Aramco Jackets Job for LTHE and Subsea 7
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:44:58

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited (LTHE) and EMAS AMC (Subsea 7 company) have been awarded a project by Saudi Aramco. The project consists of twenty eight offshore jackets in Zuluf, Marjan,...

Bibby HydroMap Extends Hollandse Kust Zuid UXO Hunt
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:36:59

Bibby HydroMap has kicked off UXO survey operations on the 760MW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Wind Farm Zone Sites III & IV on behalf of Vattenfall. The second UXO survey for the UK-based seabed...

Shearwater Wraps Up Pensacola Shoot for Shell
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:27:54

Shell and its partner Cluff Natural Resources have completed a 3D seismic survey extending to approximately 420 square kilometers over the Pensacola Prospect in the Southern North Sea. The survey,...

Ultra Deep Solutions Lands Contract for DSCV Matisse
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:15:11

The vessel will be delivered in Q2 2020 on a contract said to be between $50 million – $250 million.

Xodus Gets New APAC Field Development Director
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:47:05

Energy consultancy Xodus has appointed a new field development director for Asia-Pacific (APAC) as the company targets strategic growth and new projects in the region. David Kennare joins Xodus from...

Forum Sells Ashtead Technology Stake
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:28:40

Forum Energy Technologies’ subsidiaries have entered into a definitive agreement to sell their 40% interest in subsea rentals company Ashtead Technology. The buyers of Forum’s interest are...

TechnipFMC Wins Shell PowerNap Project
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:12:39

TechnipFMC has been awarded integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (iEPCI) contract by Shell for the PowerNap project in the Gulf of Mexico. TechnipFMC will design,...

C-Kore Supports Greater Guillemot Area IMR
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:05:14

C-Kore Systems has completed another successful deployment in the North Sea, on the Greater Guillemot Area field, with the help of the C-Kore subsea testing tools. Faulty elements in the subsea...

Wild Well Control Boosts Subsea Containment Portfolio
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 06:00:39

Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company, has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment. The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is...

FMS Bags Mooring Deal from BP
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:22:04

Mooring equipment supplier First Marine Solutions (FMS) has secured a three-year contract with BP for its North Sea operations. Established in 2009, Aberdeen-based FMS started the contract in July...

ADNOC Dishes Out $3.6B in Deals
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:25:12

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded multi-billion-dollar contracts for the procurement of casing and tubing as it drives value through its smart approach to procurement. The...

Petrofac Wins Forties Deal with Ineos
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:47:00

Petrofac has been awarded a three-year Forties pipeline operations & maintenance support services contract from Ineos. Under the terms of the agreement, Petrofac will provide personnel to the...

NOC Wraps Up Autosub Loch Ness Trials
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:35:54

The latest Autosub Long Range (ALR) vehicles being developed by the National Oceanography Centre have completed their first round of commissioning trials in the waters of Loch Ness, Scotland. The new...

Frontera Offshore and DOF Subsea Form Mexican Alliance
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:58:31

Subsea contractor Frontera Offshore has entered into an exclusive collaboration with DOF Subsea for the Mexican market. The alliance is intended to leverage the local presence and track record of...

Jan De Nul Sets Formosa 1 Phase 2 Foundations in Place
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:23:52

Jan De Nul has completed installation of all twenty foundations on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm in Taiwan. As part of Jan De Nul’s EPCI contract for building of the overall Balance of Plant,...

Aker Solutions Umbilicals for ADNOC’s Dalma Project
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:06:52

Aker Solutions has won an order from ADNOC to deliver subsea umbilicals for the Dalma gas development project located offshore UAE in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf. “This is the first...

Shell Orders Kaikias Riser Isolation Valve from Deep Down
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:00:48

Deep Down has received an order from Shell for work related to its Kaikias development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The order is for the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of a Riser...

EdgeTech Rolls Out Ropeless Fishing System
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:44:58

EdgeTech has introduced its new Ropeless Fishing System. The EdgeTech Ropeless Fishing System with embedded acoustic release technology was developed to eliminate vertical lines connecting a surface...

ORCA Welcomes ROVOP
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:39:29

ROVOP has recently joined the ORCA (Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets) Hub offshore robotics, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems development programme. The ORCA Hub is a...

Techano Supports Norway Royal Salmon Aquaculture Project
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:32:19

Techano has received order for equipment for Norway Royal Salmon’s (NRS) newly-developed aquaculture facility, Arctic Offshore Farming. (AOF). “In strong competition with leading players,...

Rever Offshore Opts for RelyOn Nutec
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:09:19

RelyOn Nutec’s Training Management Service (TMS) has secured a deal to manage the training matrix and associated resources for Rever Offshore, formerly Bibby Offshore, with an option to increase the...