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Subsea Expo to explore overseas opportunities for UK companies

With UK subsea exports valued at almost £4 billion, Subsea UK is encouraging British firms to target international expansion to sustain long term growth.

New Products and Services

Alex Endress, World Oil

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) recently launched the Rolligon dry additive mix unit, which uses a custom-designed mixer to pre-mix the gel powder with water on the fly, giving optimum gel quaity even at high rates.

NOIA encourages member companies to submit nominations for the Safety in Seas Awards

NOIA member companies are encouraged to participate in honoring our industry’s commitment to offshore safety by entering the 2018 Safety in Seas Awards Competition.

Wood delivers subsea contract for Celtic Interconnector project

Wood is providing EirGrid Group, Ireland’s state-owned transmission system operator and France’s counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE), with subsea engineering services to the Celtic Interconnector project.

C-Innovation forms subsea projects group to offer fully integrated subsea solutions

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has formed a turnkey subsea projects group.

Kreuz Subsea wins major contract in India

Kreuz Subsea, a leading global integrated subsea services business, has announced it has been awarded its most financially significant contract in the company’s history.

UTEC secures major survey contract in Australia

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a contract by Technip Oceania Pty Ltd, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, to provide survey and positioning services on the Greater Enfield Project, offshore Western Australia.

Subsea NE appoints new regional chairman

The regional advocacy group for the North-east of England’s subsea sector has appointed Bruce Heppenstall as its new chairman.

PRT Offshore commissions In-line Compensator in Gulf of Mexico

PRT Offshore’s innovative In-line Compensator (ILC) has been successfully deployed and operated from a deepwater drillship in 3,500 ft of water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Statoil joins Aker BP, Lundin and NOV in subsea JIP

Statoil is the latest addition to a Joint Industry Project (JIP) attempting to revolutionize subsea boosting pumps.

Wärtsilä announces acquisition of Trident B.V.

The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Trident B.V., a Netherland based company specialized in underwater ship maintenance, inspection and repair services.

Global Marine Group announces new offshore business unit

The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering services to the telecommunications, renewables and oil & gas industries, announced today the launch of Global Offshore, a new business unit that will deliver trenching and power cable laying services to the oil & gas sector.

Aker Solutions wins orders from Aker BP for offshore Norway fields

Aker Solutions won orders from Aker BP for the Skogul and Valhall Flank West oil fields, offshore Norway.

Subsea UK review shows £7.5-billion subsea industry supports 45,000 jobs

Subsea UK’s latest business activity review reveals that the industry is generating annual revenues of £7.5 billion, compared to £8.9 billion in 2014.

Aker Solutions secures subsea services agreement with Statoil

Aker Solutions has secured a framework agreement to provide subsea services for Statoil-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway.

Well foundation technology to cut well costs, improve safety and reduce environmental impact

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), in collaboration with Maersk Oil, Nexen, Shell, Siccar Point Energy, TechnipFMC and the Oil and Gas Technology Center (OGTC), is leading a joint industry project (JIP) to investigate an alternative well foundation technology for subsea exploration and production wells.

What's New in Production

Don Francis, Contributing Editor

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Drilling Advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Bigger nail and hammer

NL official says province has much to offer oil and gas investors

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

An interview with Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady

Newfoundland and Labrador ranks among top regions globally for upstream potential

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Current dynamics should portend prosperity, but over-regulation could alter the picture.