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Chevron Makes $5.7 Bln in Q2

Chevron Makes $5.7 Bln in Q2

Chevron Corporation has reported earnings of $5.7 billion ($2.98 per share – diluted) for second quarter 2014, compared with $5.4 billion ($2.77 per share – diluted) in the 2013 second quarter. Foreign currency effects decreased earnings in the 2014 quarter by $232 million, compared with an increase of $302 million a year earlier. Sales and other […]

Azerbaijan: Dalgidj to Expand ROV Fleet

Azerbaijan: Dalgidj to Expand ROV Fleet

The EBRD and Unibank are providing a $10 million loan to Dalgidj LLC, an Azerbaijani oil-service company, for the expansion of the company’s activities. The loan will be used for the acquisition of a new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and the construction of a new warehouse. Dalgidj, a local private company, offers services such as […]

MBARI Sets Out on Pacific Northwest Expedition

MBARI Sets Out on Pacific Northwest Expedition

MBARI’s coastal vessel R/V Rachel Carson has departed for a 32-day expedition in the Pacific Northwest. The trip is comprised of four legs with two port stops based out of Newport, Oregon. During the first leg, water samples will be collected for Senior Scientist Bob Vrijenhoek near Bodega Head, off the coast of northern California. His […]

Emerson Introduces TESCOM 50-4000 Series Regulators

Emerson Introduces TESCOM 50-4000 Series Regulators

Emerson Process Management has released the TESCOM 50-4000 series regulators. The 50-4000 series is engineered to provide accurate and consistent pressure control performance for the subsea wellhead control system, even in the most demanding ultra-deep water installations. The 50-4000 is designed with an integrated bypass valve that transitions from high flow to precision control at […]

Study Shows Renewable Energy Generators Impact on Atlantic Salmon Migration

Study Shows Renewable Energy Generators Impact on Atlantic Salmon Migration

Marine Scotland Science has published findings of a study looking at the behaviour of homeward migrating salmon in the ICES Journal of Marine Science. The study is part of a research programme, funded by the Scottish Government, which aims to identify and minimise any disruptions to wildlife as the marine renewable energy industry develops. Using […]

Eolien Issues Tender for Geotechnical Foundations Inspection

Eolien Issues Tender for Geotechnical Foundations Inspection

Eolien Maritime France, subsidiary of EDF EN and DONG Energy has issued a tender for geotechnical services offshore France. The work scope consists of offshore wind farm geotechnical foundations surveys and associated services, including geotechnical investigations for foundations’ detailed design composed of geotechnical boreholes with coring, sampling, and in-situ testing. The tender includes three locations […]

Aquamarine Power: Oyster 800 Summer Refit Passes Half Way Mark

Aquamarine Power: Oyster 800 Summer Refit Passes Half Way Mark

Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has successfully replaced the cylinder module on their Oyster 800 wave machine as their comprehensive summer refit passes the half way mark. The 23 tonne module was refitted to the 800kW test machine – located at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney – in an operation which took just […]

Ecosse Subsea Nets Seabed Clearance Contract for Westermost Rough OWF

Ecosse Subsea Nets Seabed Clearance Contract for Westermost Rough OWF

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has strengthened its reputation in the renewables sector with the award of a third seabed clearance contract on a major wind farm construction project. The subsea engineering specialist has started offshore operations on the Westermost Rough development, located eight kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, east of Hull. The contract has been […]

CGG Appoints New Board Member

CGG Appoints New Board Member

CGG has announced that upon a proposal of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee, the Board of Directors, in a meeting held on July 31st, 2014, has coopted Jean-Yves Gilet as a Member of the Board of Directors of CGG. Jean Yves Gilet will replace Robert Brunck who stepped down from the Board of Directors on […]

Contractor Needed for BBL Offshore Pipeline Survey 2015

Contractor Needed for BBL Offshore Pipeline Survey 2015

BBL Company, established to design, construct, operate and exploit the BBL pipeline, has invited tenders for the BBL Offshore Pipeline Survey 2015. The survey will include acoustic inspections, bathymetric surveys and visual inspections of approximately 230km of the offshore pipeline which transports gas from Balgzand in the Netherlands to Bacton in the United Kingdom. The […]







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