Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Osiris Launches Support Base in Grimsby

Osiris Launches Support Base in Grimsby

Osiris now has the capability to support East coast offshore renewables customers locally through a new shoreside support base in Grimsby. The Port of Grimsby East was chosen due to significant investment made in the area in recent years and the growing presence of renewable energy companies as an attractive location to service their wind […]

Circle Oil: No Material Delay Due to Mechanical Issues Off Tunisia

Circle Oil: No Material Delay Due to Mechanical Issues Off Tunisia

Further to the announcement of 9 June 2014, Circle Oil Plc, the Middle East and Africa focused oil and gas exploration, development and production company, has provided an update on the EMD-1 exploration well, offshore Tunisia. The well was spud on 8 June 2014 and drilled to 753 metres MD after which the 20 inch […]

SEKCO Pipeline Hooked Up on Lucius

SEKCO Pipeline Hooked Up on Lucius

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Genesis Energy, L.P. have announced that their jointly owned crude oil gathering pipeline serving the Lucius production area in southern Keathley Canyon is now mechanically complete and began earning revenues July 1, 2014. Constructed and owned by Southeast Keathley Canyon Pipeline Company, L.L.C. (“SEKCO”), a 50/50 joint venture between Enterprise […]

Osiris Invests in New Launch and Recovery System

Osiris Invests in New Launch and Recovery System

Osiris, a provider of diving services and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) has successfully enhanced their capability with a new LARS. The new LARS includes a TMS (Tether Management System), which is the first of its kind at Osiris, enhancing their capabilities within the market. This inclusion provides the client with more options when looking to hire […]

TÜV SÜD PMSS to Consult on U.S. OW Cable Spacing

TÜV SÜD PMSS to Consult on U.S. OW Cable Spacing

PMSS America, Inc., the US division of global renewable energy consulting firm TÜV SÜD PMSS, supported by submarine cable specialists Red Penguin Associates Ltd. of the U.K., has been selected to provide strategic guidance to the US Department of the Interior and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) on cable spacing for U.S. offshore […]

Genel Energy Spuds SM-1 Well Offshore Morocco

Genel Energy Spuds SM-1 Well Offshore Morocco

Serica Energy plc has confirmed the start of drilling of the SM-1 well in Morocco. Genel Energy, the operator of the Morocco Sidi Moussa licence, has informed Serica that the semi-submersible rig ‘Noble Paul Romano’ has been secured on location and that the SM-1 well spudded at 23:10 hours on 30 July 2014. The well, located approximately […]

ASV, Planet Ocean Ink Technology Partnering Agreement

ASV, Planet Ocean Ink Technology Partnering Agreement

ASV Ltd and Planet Ocean Ltd have signed a Technology Partnering Agreement which sees Planet Ocean as the ASV technology partner for marine science applications to provide turnkey solutions for the marine science sector. Initially focussing on ASV’s C-Enduro, a long endurance autonomous surface vehicle, Planet Ocean will be working alongside the ASV team to […]

TGS in Three New Multi-Client Surveys

TGS in Three New Multi-Client Surveys

TGS has announced three new multi-client surveys, a 3D survey offshore Australia, a 2D survey offshore New Zealand and a 3D survey in the West of Shetland region. Nerites Season 2 is the largest 3D survey TGS has acquired to date in the Asia Pacific region and will cover 13,000 km2 in the Great Australian […]

Apollo South System Field Test Successful

Apollo South System Field Test Successful

Apollo and Alcatel-Lucent have successfully completed a field trial on the existing Apollo South system, which connects France to the United States, achieving the transmission of 7.2 terabits-per-second (Tbit/s) of data per fiber pair, based on 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbit/s) technology. Made possible by Alcatel-Lucent’s advanced optical coherent technology, the field trial demonstrated a nine fold […]

Industry Leaders to Attend Subsea Cables UK Conference

Industry Leaders to Attend Subsea Cables UK Conference

Subsea Cables UK, the trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables for the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, has announced that its 43rd Plenary will be held at The Essex Golf & Country Club, Colchester, UK, hosted by Zytech Ltd. The Plenary will be held over 1.5 days on the 10th/11th September 2014. Upwards of 60 […]







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