Category archives for: Europe & Eurasia

SEGC Topo to Conduct Bathymetric Survey Off Nice

SEGC Topo to Conduct Bathymetric Survey Off Nice

SEGC Topo has, through tender procedure, secured a contract by Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur for bathymetric survey services. The contract has a value of approximately $137,000 (106,000 EUR). The work consists of bathymetry surveys of the seabed in the region of the Metropolis Nice Cote d’Azur, including the harbour basin. The awarded contract includes control and […]

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence, Ships from Bristol has issued a tender for the provision of unmanned underwater vehicles. The tenders are required to supply two unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) with side scan sonar and bathymetric capability (conductivity and temperature Sensors), navigation system, through water 2-way communication and stand alone command and control unit. Furthermore, the […]

MacArtney Norge to Supply Cables for IMR’s MUST System

MacArtney Norge to Supply Cables for IMR’s MUST System

MacArtney Norge AS has, through tender procedure, secured a contract for the supply of electro-optical cables for the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research’s (IMR) MUST system on the “G.O. Sars” research vessel. The contract has a value of approximately 965,000 NOK (152,217 USD). MUST (Multi-Usage System for Towed vehicle) is used for mapping and volume […]

Farm-Out Discussions on Lansdowne Exploration Prospects On-Going

Farm-Out Discussions on Lansdowne Exploration Prospects On-Going

Lansdowne Oil & Gas plc (“Lansdowne”) announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Lansdowne is an upstream oil and gas company, focused on exploration and appraisal activities in the North Celtic Sea Basin, off the south coast of Ireland. The Company has targeted the Irish offshore shelf areas close to […]

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

Petrojarl Knarr is one of Teekay’s largest FPSO projects to date. In 2011, Teekay Corporation announced an agreement to provide BG Norge Limited with a FPSO unit for the Knarr field. Earler this week, the new floating production vessel Petrojarl Knarr has arrived from Korea at Aibel’s shipyard in Haugesund, where the ship will be […]

Another Contract for EMGS in Norwegian Sea

Another Contract for EMGS in Norwegian Sea

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract from an oil and gas company worth USD 1.0 million for acquisition of 3D EM data in the Norwegian Sea. The Company will be using the vessel Atlantic Guardian. Acquisition is scheduled to be completed early in October, after which the vessel is scheduled to go directly […]

Dolphin Cleared for Russian Gig

Dolphin Cleared for Russian Gig

Dolphin has received confirmation from the Export Control Division of the Norwegian Foreign Department that the recently announced contract in the Kara Sea is not subject to the current trade restrictive measures against Russia. Atle Jacobsen, Dolphin CEO, stated: “Dolphin is extremely appreciative of the prompt reply and clear guidance from the Norwegian Authorities on this difficult matter. […]

Ewing Welcomes MeyGen Deal for Pentland Tidal Power

Ewing Welcomes MeyGen Deal for Pentland Tidal Power

SNP Energy Spokesperson Fergus Ewing has welcomed the news that MeyGen have signed a multi-million pound deal to sell electricity from the planned tidal energy scheme in the Pentland Firth. Construction on one of the world’s largest tidal power projects will begin in the Pentland Firth later this year, thanks to a £20.5 million investment […]

BAS Scientist’s Perspective on Decreasing Arctic Sea Ice Trend

BAS Scientist’s Perspective on Decreasing Arctic Sea Ice Trend

The Arctic sea ice minimum marks the day – typically in September – when sea ice reaches its smallest extent at the end of the summer melt season. The Arctic is an ocean surrounded by land and Arctic sea ice is the thin layer of frozen ocean water that forms and grows during the winter, […]

Balmoral to Kick Off Brazilian Production in 2015

Balmoral to Kick Off Brazilian Production in 2015

In an announcement at the Rio Oil and Gas show in Brazil, Aberdeen-based deepwater buoyancy, insulation and elastomer product specialist, Balmoral Offshore Engineering, said its new Brazilian manufacturing facility will be up and running in the second quarter of 2015. Alex Ellis, the British Ambassador to Brazil, helped the company make the announcement at the […]







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