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BSEE director charts path for robust offshore U.S. energy production

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Director Scott Angelle is moving the Outer Continental Shelf energy program toward energy dominance for America. Angelle discussed the work underway at BSEE with industry members at the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association Fall Meeting Tuesday in Lafayette.

DNV GL-led collaboration leads to first guidance on inspection, evaluation of non-metallic seals

DNV GL is now launching the first industry guidance, DNVGL-RP-B301, on inspecting, testing and evaluating non-metallic seals in operation.

Wood Group secures subsea contract supporting CNOOC in the South China Sea

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to support their Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea.

Ashtead Technology signs five-year collaboration agreement with TSC

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology has signed a five-year global collaboration agreement with Technical Software Consultants Limited (TSC), part of Eddyfi Technologies, for its Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM) instruments.

InterMoor wins mooring contract on BP's Mad Dog 2 project

InterMoor, a leading provider of mooring services, foundation solutions and offshore installations in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a service contract with Subsea 7 to provide mooring and tow services for BP’s new Mad Dog 2 project.

LLOG Exploration begins execution of Buckskin Project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico

LLOG Exploration Company, LLC, has announced that the Company and all of its working interest partners have taken several key steps to begin execution of the previously-approved Buckskin Project.

Downhole testing added to C-Kore Systems' subsea services

C-Kore Systems recently expanded the application of their subsea testing technology to downhole testing.

Sea highlights new connectivity technology for offshore E&P operations

Cohort plc company SEA is showcasing an enhanced secure voice and data communications system for remote applications such as offshore ships and platforms at Offshore Europe 17.

EIC launches new O&M database at Offshore Europe

The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the leading trade association for companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has launched its newest business development tool, EICAssetMap, at Offshore Europe 2017.

New subsea construction vessel launched in Baku to support Shah Deniz Stage 2

The Shah Deniz consortium is pleased to announce the launch of the Khankendi - a new flagship vessel for the Caspian. The state-of-the-art subsea construction vessel has been specifically designed and built to install the biggest subsea production system in the Caspian Sea as part of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project.

Wood Group wins five-year contract supporting INPEX's Ichthys LNG development

Wood Group has secured a new, five-year contract with INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd. to provide subsea engineering services for the integrity of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, offshore Western Australia.

NEL starts build of £16-million subsea development center

NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has commenced the build of its £16-million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development. The new high pressure multi-phase flow test facility will have the largest test range in the world, positioning Scotland as a world leader in multi-phase flow measurement.

Oil giants still love North Sea despite asset sales

Europe’s biggest energy companies have a message for the aging UK North Sea oil industry: We may be selling assets, but that doesn’t mean we’re heading for the exit.

Service companies team up on project to develop better maintenance for offshore cables

Cohort plc company SEA has teamed with research and technology organization Fraunhofer, the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre test centre (EMEC), and optical fiber sensor specialists Synaptec on a new project looking at developing multi-functional monitoring solutions to existing power transmission cables used in the offshore energy industry.

Offshore oil companies reboarding platforms, rigs in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are reboarding platforms and rigs and restoring normal operations following Tropical Storm Harvey.

Expro secures 26-well abandonment contract for UK North Sea

International oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded a substantial contract from global oil and gas company Maersk Oil for the provision of subsea and well test services on two offshore units in the North Sea.

TFKable announces new CEO, regulatory approval for JDR acquisition

Group TELE-FONIKA Kable, a global producer of wires and cables, today announces that regulatory approval for its acquisition of JDR Cable Systems Ltd., a supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, has been granted.

Atwood Oceanics announces new agreement with Australian offshore employees

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. has announced that the offshore employees of its Australian operating subsidiary have approved a new, four-year Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA).

Ocean Power Technologies establishes Houston presence

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has established a presence in Houston, Texas to more effectively support the company’s oil & gas business development activities.

M2 Subsea secures vessel alliance in Gulf of Mexico

M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has formed an alliance with vessel operator, Harvey Gulf Marine International, to provide subsea ROV services in the Gulf of Mexico.