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Scots university to propose skills training framework for India’s subsea sector

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been awarded funding from the UK government to establish a sustainable training framework for the Indian energy sector with a focus on accelerating subsea skills development.

Endeavor Management completes initial Subsea Decommissioning JIP

Endeavor Management has announced the completion of its initial Subsea Decommissioning Joint Industry Project (JIP), which was initiated last year and funded by seven operators and five service companies.

Maersk Supply Service awarded contract for North Sea’s Janice field

Maersk Supply Service has been awarded a contract to provide decommissioning services for Janice field in the North Sea for Maersk Oil UK. Maersk Supply Service will assume responsibility for engineering, project planning and managing the scope of the subsea decommissioning.

Nexans wins contract for BP’s West Nile Delta project

BP Exploration (Delta) Limited has ordered approximately 100 km of static umbilicals and associated accessories from Nexans for the next stage of the West Nile Delta project.

Aker Solutions, Det norske, Subsea 7 form development alliance in Norway

Aker Solutions, Det norske oljeselskap and Subsea 7 have agreed on a "one for all, all for one" collaboration model that marks a major shift in how an operator and its suppliers can work together on oil and gas developments offshore Norway.

FMC wins contract for Eni's Block 15/06 West Hub Development Project

FMC Technologies will provide subsea multi-phase boosting pumps, manifolds, and installation support services for Eni Angola's Block 15/06 West Hub Development Project located off the coast of Angola.

Ashtead Technology lands deal with Dutch engineering firm

Ashtead Technology has secured a deal with international contractor Van Oord to provide the latest generation of video processing systems for worldwide offshore construction operations.

GE unlocks innovation in subsea compression and power for Shell’s Ormen Lange Pilot

Following an extensive, multi-year test program of Shell’s Ormen Lange Pilot, GE Oil & Gas is proud to announce that A/S Norske Shell has successfully completed system testing of the world’s first subsea gas compression system with a full subsea power supply, transmission and distribution system that further advances the development of hydrocarbon processing on the seabed.

Norway awards IOR prize to Åsgard licensees for subsea gas compressor

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has awarded its improved oil recovery (IOR) prize for 2016 to the licensees of Åsgard field, in the Norwegian Sea, for their subsea wet gas compressor. The compressor will yield an additional 306 MMboe and extend the field’s life to 2032.

Shell divests Gulf of Mexico assets for $425 million

Royal Dutch Shell plc, through its affiliate Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), today announces it has an agreement to sell 100% of its interest in Gulf of Mexico Green Canyon blocks 114, 158, 202 and 248, referred to as the Brutus/Glider assets, to EnVen Energy Corp., through its affiliate EnVen Energy Ventures, LLC.

GE to support ONGC’s exploratory campaign offshore India

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a multi-million-dollar Frame Agreement by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India’s largest E&P company. Under the agreement, GE will provide an estimated 55 subsea wellheads (SG5) over next three years for the operator’s offshore drilling campaign, in shallow to medium waters offshore India.

GE Oil & Gas awarded field decommissioning contract for project offshore Indonesia

GE Oil & Gas subsidiary, PT. VetcoGray Indonesia, has been awarded a field decommissioning contract with Premier Oil Indonesia, to support the shutdown of four subsea wells in Anoa field, offshore Indonesia.

Coring tool retrieves 71 sidewall core samples in one run

Aleksandar Milankovic, Ricardo Senne, Pablo E. Coronado, Halliburton

A high recovery rate and world record helped Petrobras achieve objectives, while saving 24 hr of deepwater drillship time, as well as operational costs.

Fugro to support Total's ultra-deepwater drilling campaign offshore Uruguay

Fugro has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Uruguay to support its drilling campaign offshore Uruguay. The contract provides for ROV and tooling services in Raya-1 field, which has a water depth of 3,400 m.

Ashtead’s Deflection Monitoring System supports BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment

Ashtead Technology has completed a subsea integrity management project to support BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, West of Shetland.

Midsund Bruk nets ASME certification as it looks to expand

Midsund Bruk, an oil and gas technology supplier, is targeting further growth after securing an internationally recognized quality assurance certificate.

Statoil, IKM Subsea partner to introduce residential ROV concept

IKM Subsea has been awarded a contract for ROV and subsea services for Statoil's Visund and Snorre B assets.

ROVOP secures contracts worth over $4 million

ROVOP, an independent operator of ROVs, has been awarded several new contracts across the oil and gas and offshore wind sectors.

Subsea 7 acquires polymer lining specialist Swagelining Limited

Subsea 7 has announced the acquisition of Swagelining Limited, the subsea industry’s leading polymer lining technologist, to further expand existing polymer pipeline technology interests.

Intermoor completes decommissioning operations of OSX-1 FPSO in Brazil

InterMoor do Brasil, an Acteon company, successfully completed their involvement in the decommissioning operations of the OSX-1 Floating Production System and Offloading (FPSO).