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Subsea engineering firm SengS nets £1.6 million worth of contracts

A northeast engineering services firm, acquired by a private-equity backed manufacturer last year, has continued to build upon recent momentum with the announcement of new contracts worth £1.6 million.

ABIS seals agreement to support Spanish port development

ABIS Holdings Energy Services Ltd. has signed an agency agreement to support the development and operation of an offshore supply base on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.

Aquaterra Energy signs investment deal with EV

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has secured a multi-million pound investment from EV Private Equity as the company gears up for service expansion and new technology launches.

Schlumberger awarded EPCIC contract for Taqa's Otter field in the UK North Sea

OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has announced the award of an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contract for a subsea multi-phase boosting system by Taqa for Otter field in the UK North Sea.

TFKable to acquire JDR Cable Systems

JDR Cable Systems (Holdings) Ltd., a supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, has announced that it is to be acquired by TELE-FONIKA Kable (TFKable).

Trendsetter Engineering completes live well operations with 15,000-psi subsea hydraulic intervention system

Trendsetter Engineering has successfully completed live well operations with the new 15,000-psi subsea hydraulic intervention system (STIM). The STIM system, which had previously been utilized for subsea hydrate remediation work, has now completed seven subsea projects in the GOM since November 2016, in water depths ranging from 2,500 ft to 7,200 ft.

Sharper solutions yield relevance on the cutting edge

Mike Slaton, Contributing Editor

The answer is always changing. What works today probably won’t be the solution tomorrow. In addressing the current demands of the offshore industry, the biggest single challenge may be staying relevant.

C-Kore Systems inks agreement with Shell for subsea technology

C-Kore Systems have developed a new subsea technology which is expected to save the UKCS subsea industry time and money.

M2 Subsea awarded numerous DNV-GL certifications

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has been awarded a raft of industry certifications from DNV-GL for its management system standards, just seven months after starting up.

GE, Eni sign agreement to develop gas resources offshore Mozambique

GE Oil & Gas has signed an agreement to collaborate with Eni East Africa, on the offshore Mozambique developments it operates.

Oseberg Vestflanken 2 platform, jacket set sail

At Heerema Zwijndrecht, one of the production locations of Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG), the topside for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 Unmanned Wellhead Platform sailed out on Sunday, June 25. The jacket followed on Monday, June 26.

Seatronics supports global oilfield engineering services provider with key Brazilian project

Seatronics has supported a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products, with a key project in Brazil through the supply of subsea equipment.

Claxton awarded casing cutting, recovery combined services contract with southern North Sea operator

Claxton, a leading supplier of engineering and services for shallow-water, jackup-depth markets in subsea services company Acteon, has been awarded a contract to riglessly casing cut and recover a total of seven wells in the southern North Sea across two of the operator’s, normally unmanned, platforms, along with an additional subsea suspended well at one of the locations.

Aquaterra Energy wins multi-million-pound North Sea abandonment contract

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has won a major contract to supply subsea high pressure riser (HPR) equipment and services for a subsea abandonment project in the central North Sea.

BSEE rule allows industry more development time

A final regulation by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) doubles the amount of time offshore oil and gas operators will have to coordinate development operations and retain their leases in federal waters of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

UTEC secures contract win with Saipem for support of Zohr field

UTEC, a leading global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a contract with world leading subsea construction company Saipem to support its operations as part of the Zohr Field Development Project.

TechnipFMC awarded three-year well intervention contract in Australia

TechnipFMC has entered into a three-year frame agreement with Woodside Energy in Australia for Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) and subsea services, including intervention, installation, and plug and abandonment services.

P&A retrieval operation enhances long-term well integrity

Roar Pedersen, Silje Harestad, Archer

A new plug system is designed to help operators plug and abandon wells more safely, more efficiently, and more economically, by increasing hang-off loads, reducing rig site handling, and enabling pressure testing, both above and below the plug.

Aquaterra Sea Swift platform installed and operating in Egypt

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum Company’s (AMAPETCO) Amal field in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.

Trouble brewing for OPEC as once costly deepwater drilling turns cheap

Reports of deepwater drilling’s demise in a world of sub-$100 oil may have been greatly exaggerated, much to OPEC’s dismay.