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BSEE implements new quality assurance process

In an ongoing effort to increase responsible and efficient offshore energy operations, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has implemented a new quality assurance process for reviewing and assessing its permitting systems.

SAAB signs contract for fleet of Sabertooths

The first in a planned fleet of Saab Seaeye Sabertooth underwater electric robotic vehicles has been ordered by a leading company in the sector.

BHGE CEO presents letter to shareholders

Baker Hughes, a GE company, released its first annual report today in its current corporate structure. What follows is the “Letter to Shareholders” from BHGE Chairman and CEO Lorenzo Simonelli.

UTEC provides operator with real-world, virtual access to Canada's largest FPSO

UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has delivered a bespoke Virtual Asset Management tool to an offshore Operator in Eastern Canada, to allow its team to remotely access its Floating, Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), from their desktop.

TechnipFMC, Magma Global enter collaboration agreement for hybrid flexible pipe

TechnipFMC has agreed to terms of a collaboration agreement with Magma Global Ltd. to develop a new generation of hybrid flexible pipe (HFP) for use in offshore applications.

Mubadala Petroleum reaches FID for Pegaga gas field, offshore Malaysia

Mubadala Petroleum and its partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) and Sarawak Shell Berhad have reached the Final Investment Decision for the Pegaga gas field development in Block SK 320, offshore Malaysia. The project will now proceed to the construction and installation stage.

Statoil awarding Askeladd development contracts

Statoil is awarding a contract for pipelaying to Subsea 7 and for marine operations to Ocean Installer in the Askeladd field development.

MCEDD '18: Operator panel session features leaders from Total, BP, Eni

To facilitate future growth in global deepwater operations, it is critically important to embed lessons that have been achieved, in a turbulent past few years, and move forward with a stronger, leaner supply chain.

NOIA: Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 250 results reflect slowly improving market conditions

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi issued the following statement following today’s Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 250:

TechnipFMC selects RTI’S connectivity technology for semi-autonomous underwater ROVs

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity company, today announced that the Schilling Robotics business unit of TechnipFMC, a global leader in Oil & Gas projects, technologies, systems and services, has selected RTI Connext DDS as the connectivity framework for its underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

Abrado performs single spacer direct displacement for GOM operator

Abrado announced today that it has completed its first true single spacer direct displacement for a major shelf operator in the Gulf of Mexico using its VeriClean 200X chemical system.

Hurricane Energy reports delivery of key subsea components for Lancaster EPS

Hurricane Energy plc, the UK based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, has provided an operational update in relation to the Early Production System on Lancaster field (Lancaster EPS).

DOF Subsea, Enpro Subsea partner on independent and integrated flow intervention services

Enpro Subsea and DOF Subsea HAVE announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will leverage each company’s expertise and portfolio of assets to deliver enhanced production solutions throughout the life of field.

Xodus delivers Tunisian decommissioning study for TPS

Xodus Group has delivered a decommissioning and abandonment study for wells, surface and subsea facilities in Tunisia on behalf of Thyna Petroleum Services (TPS).

BSEE launches risk-based inspection program

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement this week announced the implementation of a new Risk-Based Inspection Program that employs a systematic framework to identify facilities and operations that exhibit a high-risk profile.

Ashtead boosts rental fleet with £2.8-million investment

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has invested £2.8 million in new technology over the past month in response to anticipated market demand.

BSEE sponsored report on subsea bolting technology released

In an effort to address a recurring problem with faulty connectors in critical safety equipment, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) commissioned a National Academy of Engineering study on the matter in September 2016

BSEE releases panel investigation report into subsea jumper leak

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released the panel investigation report on the May 11, 2016 subsea jumper leak on a platform operated by Shell Offshore, Inc.

API: New studies project offshore energy development to bolster U.S. economy

Opening the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to offshore oil and natural gas development would be an economic catalyst—promoting U.S. jobs, investments, and increased tax revenue—for states across the country, according to new economic studies.

Petrobras announces sale of Piranema and Piranema Sul fields

Petrobras has announced that it has started the opportunity disclosure stage regarding the transfer of Petrobras’ total stake in the Piranema and Piranema Sul fields.