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BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE’s Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire participated in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. on applying lessons learned for drilling in the Arctic. During the discussion hosted by the nonprofit organization Resources for the Future, Fesmire spoke about BSEE’s commitment to ensuring that should drilling operations occur in the Arctic, they are done safely. He […]

Divers Start NUNALIVUT 2014 Operation in Arctic

Divers Start NUNALIVUT 2014 Operation in Arctic

The Combined Dive Team, made up of 18 members from the Fleet Diving Unit (FDU-A) Atlantic and four Combat divers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group have “broken the ice” in Gascoyne Inlet, Nunavut as part of Operation NUNALIVUT 2014. “A considerable amount of planning has gone into this operation, we have brought in everything […]

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip announces that a consortium composed of Angoflex Ltd (owned jointly with Sonangol) and DUCO Ltd, has been awarded a large lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola. The contract consists of the umbilical system part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola in water depths up to 2,000 meters.  The scope of work […]

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Environmental Limited, part of the marine specialists Gardline Marine Sciences Limited, through WAW International, were awarded, at the end of 2013, a contract to undertake Environmental and MetOcean surveys in South Eastern Mediterranean by BP. Gardline’s survey vessel, the M/V Ocean Observer, mobilised in Malta just before Christmas in order to complete a 25 day […]

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

A few years back, IFP Energies nouvelles turned its attention to research aimed at coming up with technologies enabling the development of offshore wind power, along with the conversion of wave energy, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy. IFPEN’s main fields of activity in the wind power sector relate to three areas, the objective being to […]

Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370

Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370

The results of the analyses of the oil slick found by Ocean Shield in a search for the missing flight MH370 show that the oil is not aircraft engine oil or hydraulic fluid, Chief Coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston (Ret’d) confirmed during a media conference. Today’s visual search […]

Schlumberger Q1 Revenues Up Despite Winter Setbacks

Schlumberger Q1 Revenues Up Despite Winter Setbacks

Schlumberger Limited reported first-quarter 2014 revenue from continuing operations of $11.24 billion versus $11.91 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, and $10.57 billion in the first quarter of 2013. Income from continuing operations attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and credits, was $1.59 billion, a decrease of 11% sequentially but an increase of 23% year-on-year. […]

McDermott to Operate North Sea Spoolbase

McDermott to Operate North Sea Spoolbase

McDermott International, Inc.’s subsidiary has signed an option agreement with PD Ports which gives it the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase to serve projects in the North Sea. McDermott expects to have the facility available for projects in early 2015. Located in Hartlepool, in northeast United Kingdom, the spoolbase is expected to support McDermott’s […]

Nine People Dead and Hundreds Missing in Ferry Incident

Nine People Dead and Hundreds Missing in Ferry Incident

Search and rescue operations related to the sunken ferry “Sewol” are still ongoing offshore the South Korean island of Jeju. The incident occurred yesterday with 475 people on board the vessel, most of them being high school students. Until now nine people were found dead, and 179 rescued, leaving nearly 300 missing, Reuters reported. The […]

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects is nearing completion of the ambitious works on the subsea cabling project which will help deliver fast, fibre optic broadband to the Highlands and Islands. In March 2013, BT was awarded a contract by Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver high speed fibre optic broadband across the Highlands & Islands region. This project will […]







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