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Webtool, DNV GL release umbilical and cable recovery gripping and lifting tool

Webtool has released a gripping and lifting tool for recovering subsea umbilical and cable for offshore oil & gas and decommissioning projects.

Wood Group launches next phase of industry collaboration into subsea equipment reliability

Wood Group announced that it is commencing the next phase of a collaborative industry effort to develop a better understanding of the reliability of subsea equipment for use in offshore Australia.

Rovco completes first overseas contracts

UK-based start-up Rovco has taken its firsts steps into international waters and made significant progress towards growing its global footprint following the completion of two subsea survey contracts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Halliburton's GRIP delivers rapid response to offshore source-control incidents

The Global Rapid Intervention Package (GRIP) not only includes the compact and air-mobile designed Rapid Cap plus the air-mobile ‘Top Hat’, but also the necessary manifolds, a variety of debris removal and cutting tools, and wellhead dispersant connectors.

Kraken FPSO hooked up, on track for delivery of first oil

EnQuest has announced that the Kraken Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel arrived at the field on Monday, Feb. 13.

Wintershall pursues subsea tie-back solution for Skarfjell field, North Sea

Wintershall and its license partners Capricorn, Bayerngas, Edison and DEA have selected a development solution for the Skarfjell field in the Norwegian North Sea. Under the proposed solution, the reservoir will be connected to the nearby Gjøa platform via a subsea tie-back.

JDR wins major umbilical contract for India's western offshore project

JDR, a supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a major steel tube umbilical contract by Cameron Ltd, on behalf of operator ONGC, for the 11 wells of western offshore project.

Subsea Systems Institute director talks proposed digital transformation JIP

SSI is the program sponsor for a proposed digital transformation initiative, with principal drivers including needs for instrumentation, monitoring, control and automation, as well as technical challenges and barriers faced by operating companies.

Oceaneering to provide ROV, survey and associated services for Mærsk Supply Service

Oceaneering International, Inc., announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Mærsk Supply Service A/S to provide eight work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), survey and associated services, including subsea tooling, engineering, communication and data solutions, to support Mærsk’s global operations.

Fugro acquires REM Etive IRM support vessel to service Southeast Asia contracts

Fugro has secured its continued utilization of high performance offshore IRM vessel, REM Etive, and has finalized a purchase agreement at conditions significantly more beneficial than a renewed charter agreement, with owner Solstad.

ProSep awarded contract for Statoil's Troll B ZMP Project

ProSep, the technology and service provider for integrated process solutions, announced today that it will supply one ProDry unit to Statoil for the Troll B ZMP Project.

Global Maritime completes suitability survey for world’s second-largest semisubmersible

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of offshore marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services, has completed a suitability survey for the world’s second largest semisubmersible, the Xin Guang Hua, in advance of her maiden voyage.

Aker Solutions secures two BP framework agreements

Aker Solutions was awarded two framework agreements to provide concept and front-end engineering (FEED) services for BP globally.

Halliburton introduces large bore subsea safety system

Halliburton has announced the release of the Dash Large Bore Subsea Safety System, which provides full electrohydraulic control of well safety and intervention functions.

Petrofac secures BP maintenance contract worth $25 million

Petrofac is set to build on its provision of maintenance services for BP, following the award of a three-year extension to its existing contract in the North Sea.

Borets U.S. names Obren Lekic as CEO

Borets has named Obren Lekic as CEO of Borets U.S., located in Houston.

Subsea 7 completes fleet investment program

Subsea 7, a global leader in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services, has taken delivery of Seven Arctic and Seven Kestrel, successfully completing a substantial and targeted fleet investment program that has added six new-build vessels to the Subsea 7 fleet since 2014.

Subsea sector set to increase exports in 2017, Subsea UK survey says

British subsea companies are expecting to increase overseas activity in the next 12 months, according to a survey conducted by industry body, Subsea UK.

Oceaneering awarded Statoil contract for E-ROV concept development and testing

Oceaneering International, Inc., has announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a technology development contract by Statoil Petroleum AS. The contract provides for the development, manufacturing, testing, and mobilization of a self-contained, battery-powered work class remotely operated vehicle (E-ROV) system deployed on the seabed.

Ashtead Technology to solve subsea challenges with launch of Engineered Measurement Solutions Group

Ashtead Technology is launching a new service to increase efficiency and drive down risk and cost in subsea and marine operations.