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Spliethoff Orders TWO DP2 B-Types

Spliethoff has recently signed a contract with Mawei Shipyard for the newbuild of two DP2- B-type vessels. The versatile characteristics of Spliethoff’s new B-Type make this vessel unique in the market. This state-of-the-art ship combines the intake of a multi-purpose vessel..

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2019 Was a Success

Offshore Energy 2019 lived up to its central theme: Home of Energy Transition. The three-day event allowed exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to discuss collaboration, to showcase the necessary innovations, and to learn from each other. Offshore Energy Exhibition &..

Tata Steel Wins Line Pipe Contract for North Sea Field

Tata Steel has secured a multi-million-euro contract to provide high frequency induction (HFI) line pipe for a gas condensate field in the Central North Sea. Under the scope of work, Tata Steel has been commissioned to provide more than 55km..

Allseas Awarded Gyda Platform Removal Job

Repsol Norge AS has awarded Allseas an EPRD contract for the removal, transfer, load-in to shore and disposal of its Gyda platform in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract covers both the 18,000t topsides and 11,200t jackets, and includes an..

Ashtead Technology Completes Subsea Installation Monitoring

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Ocean Installer AS in Equinor’s Askeladd and Johan Castberg fields. The contract saw Ashtead Technology provide its integrated Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) services and equipment to support the..

Two Atlantic Offshore Supply Vessels Given Hybrid Battery Upgrades

The technology group Wärtsilä will engineer, supply, and install complete battery hybrid packages to two offshore supply vessels owned by the Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore. The upgrading project will be carried out at the Fitjar shipyard in Norway. By converting..

Neptune Energy Acquires North Sea Assets from Energean

Neptune Energy has entered into a conditional Sale and Purchase Agreement with Energean Oil and Gas to acquire Edison E&P’s UK and Norwegian producing, development and exploration assets for an initial cash consideration of $250 million. The purchase is contingent..

IFS

Onshore and Offshore Efficiency

Leading global enterprises that own and operate large mobile assets such as floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) operators, drilling contractors and other vessel owners in the oil and gas industry can increase profitability by improving efficiency, taking control of..

Unique Group Signs Agreement with iXblue to Acquire Five DriX Units

Integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group has signed an agreement to acquire five Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV) DriX units from French high-technology company iXblue, marking a significant investment in the Group’s global portfolio of survey products. With an..

Forum’s Latest Rov Successfully Completes Sea Trials

Forum Subsea Technologies’ latest remotely operated vehicle (ROV), the XLe Spirit, has successfully completed sea trials in Norway. The vehicle is the first of a new generation of electric observation class ROVs. It is the smallest in the new range, and..

Swagelining Delivers World-First All Polymer Connector

Swagelining, the leading polymer lining specialist for subsea pipelines, has successfully installed its LinerBridge connector technology for the first time. The Swagelining team installed the LinerBridge polymer lining connectors within Pipeline Bundles for one of Equinor’s developments in the Norwegian..

Lankhorst

Milestone for Lankhorst Offshore

Deepwater rope manufacturer Lankhorst Offshore has reached a major rope industry milestone with over 2,000,000m of mooring lines produced over the past ten years at its factories in Portugal and Brazil. Lankhorst deepwater mooring lines are used on many major..

drone

Pioneering Wireless Subsea Drone Contract

Equinor, on behalf of the Njord licence, has awarded Saipem a subsea service contract using a wireless underwater intervention drone and an ROV. This contract will make Equinor the first user of technology expected to be completed in 2020.  “This..

Schlumberger

At-Bit Steerable System for Drilling Horizontal Wells in a Single Run

Schlumberger introduced today the NeoSteer at-bit steerable system (ABSS). The NeoSteer ABSSs improve horizontal well drilling performance by providing high-dogleg capability and increased rate of penetration in the curve and the lateral. Developed as a fit-for-basin solution, NeoSteer ABSSs leverage..

offshore wind

Offshore Wind Wins Big

Offshore wind won 5.5GW of the 6GW of new renewable energy capacity awarded. The average winning price for offshore wind was EUR 46.16/MWh including grid connection, the lowest prices yet for offshore wind in the UK. The winning bids include..

Barossa

ConocoPhillips Awards Barossa Gas Export Pipeline EPCI Contract

ConocoPhillips Australia, as operator of the Barossa joint venture, has awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the Barossa Gas Export Pipeline. The contract awarded to Allseas Marine Contractors Australia includes procurement, transportation and installation of the..

Wärtsilä Gives Hybrid Upgrade to Offshore Vessel

Technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to engineer, supply, and commission a hybrid propulsion system for an offshore sector vessel. Norway-based Eidesvik has contracted Wärtsilä to carry out the upgrade project on its Viking Neptun construction vessel. The 15,900 DWT..

REBO

DEME Sells REBO Shares to the Port of Ostend

Following the planned sale of PMV stake in REBO, DEME has taken the decision to sell its own participation to the Port of Ostend. DEME possessed a 30% share (15% DEME Blue Energy and 15% DEME Offshore) in the company…

Insertable Safe Area Creator for Standard Shipping Containers

Explosion protection for containerised rooms and solutions requires clear responsibility when it comes to functionality and relevant safety aspects. R. STAHL Electromach offers system solutions as a full service package, from design to operation. Our modular approach has key benefits..

Tractebel

400MW Offshore Hydrogen Production Takes System to New Levels

Putting the brakes on climate change and meeting the challenges of the energy transition is now more urgent than ever. Tractebel offers a solution. An experienced team of energy experts from Tractebel Engineering and offshore engineers from Tractebel Overdick have..

i-Tech 7

i-Tech 7 Strengthens GoM Track Record

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit, has successfully completed a subsea decommissioning and abandonment project for LLOG Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, using its smart skid technology. LLOG Exploration was seeking better ways to flush three..

Offshore Energy

Offshore Energy: Home of Energy Transition

For more than twelve years, Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) has been bringing together the offshore energy industry sectors of oil & gas, offshore wind and marine energy. This year, the event, to be held on (7), 8 &..

Global offshore wind

The Growth of the Global Offshore Wind Market Driven by Asia

Offshore wind is now contributing more and more to the growth of the wind industry and the energy transition globally. Since 2013, the market has grown by an average of 21% each year, with more than 4GW of new capacity..

Norwegian shelf

Continued High Activity on the Norwegian Shelf

Even after more than 50 years, the Norwegian shelf still holds vast opportunities. More than half of the estimated remaining resources on the Norwegian shelf have already been discovered. 85% are located in the fields and 15% are located in..

Ørsted

Ørsted to Pioneer Deployment of GE’s Next Generation Offshore Wind Turbine

Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12MW wind turbines on the two offshore windfarms constituting Ørsted’s Mid-Atlantic cluster: Skipjack (120MW) and Ocean Wind (1,100MW). Martin Neubert, Executive Vice President and CEO of..