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MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

OceanWorks International has delivered a Subsea Dispersant Fluid System (SDFS) to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). The system will be an integral part of the emergency response tool kit for a well control incident in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The SDFS system supports dispersant supply from the surface as well as autonomously from […]

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild

ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy

Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for ten ROV systems, which will be deployed operationally for seabed surveys, inspections, light underwater operations and recovery of objects. Saab will fulfil the deliveries using the Seaeye Falcon system, which is being adapted to meet FMV’s specifications. The […]

Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange

Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange

Aker Solutions started trading on the Oslo stock exchange as a leaner and more streamlined company that will build on its strengths in the subsea and field design markets.   The company emerges after a spin-off of the Subsea, Umbilicals, Engineering and Maintenance, Modifications and Operations (MMO) businesses of the former Aker Solutions, which has […]

ShawCor Bags Shah Deniz 2 Pipe Coating Gig

ShawCor Bags Shah Deniz 2 Pipe Coating Gig

ShawCor’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received contracts with a value of approximately US$200 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited for pipeline coating and other services in connection with the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project. The contracts are scheduled to be executed from plants within Bredero Shaw’s EMAR region. The contracts awarded […]

Roc Oil Hits Oil in Beibu Gulf Offshore China

Roc Oil Hits Oil in Beibu Gulf Offshore China

Roc Oil (China) Company completed drilling on the first of two exploration wells in the Beibu Gulf Block 22/12. The WZ12-10-1 well has discovered oil pay in the Jiaowei (T42) formation, while no oil pay was interpreted in the Weizhou formation. The WZ12-10-1 well was drilled to a total depth of 1406m MD/1373m TVDSS, where […]

Ocean Installer to Provide SURF Support for Saipem in Brazil

Ocean Installer to Provide SURF Support for Saipem in Brazil

Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for SURF support work in Brazil for Saipem. The contract which will see the Normand Clipper in Brazil for 8 months is valued at circa USD 50 million, with options to extend. Ocean Installer will support Saipem with their installation of multiple Steel Catenary Lazy Wave Risers, Free […]

CGG Wins 3D Seismic Gig Off Gabon

CGG Wins 3D Seismic Gig Off Gabon

CGG has signed an exclusive multi-client data agreement with the Ministère du Pétrole et des Hydrocarbures of the Republic of Gabon. As a result of this agreement, CGG is launching a new multi-client survey program to acquire 35,000 km2 of BroadSeisTM 3D data over the latest available and awarded deepwater blocks offshore Gabon and 9,900 km […]

TGS in New Ocean Bottom Projects in Gulf of Mexico

TGS in New Ocean Bottom Projects in Gulf of Mexico

TGS announces the first two ocean bottom projects in the shelf region of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico under its collaboration agreement with FairfieldNodal. The Calypso Full Azimuthal Nodal (FAN) survey is located in the Eugene Island protraction area and will cover 136 shelf blocks. Historical production from Upper and Lower Miocene reservoirs will be […]

Statoil Hits Gas in Pingvin Prospect, Norway

Statoil Hits Gas in Pingvin Prospect, Norway

Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area of the Barents Sea northwest of Johan Castberg. The discovery well 7319/12-1, drilled by the drilling rig Transocean Spitsbergen, proved a 15-metre gas column in […]







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