WorldOil Aker Solutions to deliver power umbilical systems to China's Liuhua fields Aker Solutions won orders valued at more than NOK 350 million to deliver power umbilical systems to China National Offshore Oil Corporation's (CNOOC) Liuhua oil fields in the South China Sea, off Hong Kong. Wood launches new phase of subsea integrity management industry network Wood has further extended the SURF IM Network, which aims to share experience and lessons learned from subsea integrity and reliability issues and is supported by 10 major global operators: BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Hess, Husky, Petronas, Shell, Suncor, Total and Woodside. New products and services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. Companies in the news Danos has been awarded a contract by Shell Exploration and Production Company to provide coatings for Shell’s deepwater Appomattox platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Operators and service firms collaborate through ground-breaking subsea technology Collaboration is the driving force of the global oil and gas industry, as it faces mounting pressure to increase efficiencies, maximize production and streamline processes, both offshore and onshore. Maintaining asset integrity during hurricane season Use of simulation twins can protect floating assets during hurricane season. Aqualis Offshore to position Total's Egina FPSO, offshore Nigeria Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been handed the position keeping role for installation of the Egina FPSO, offshore Nigeria. McDermott awarded EPCI subsea tie-back contract for Pemex's Ayatsil field McDermott International, Inc. has announced a sizeable contract award by Pemex Exploración y Producción for subsea pipeline flowline installation in support of Ayatsil field, located 50 mi northwest of Ciudad del Carmen, in the Bay of Campeche, offshore Mexico. Shell Brazil invests in solution for inspecting FPSO tanks Aberdeen-based inspection technology and service provider for the oil and gas industry, Innospection, Shell Brazil and SENAI CIMATEC technology institute in Salvador, Brazil, have recently signed a partnership agreement to develop a robot-based technology for in-service inspection of cargo oil tanks of FPSOs. URTeC 2018: Veteran expert says PRMS may be better reserves reporting method than SEC After modernization of the SEC’s reserves reporting requirements in late 2008, many folks in the U.S. oil and gas industry would have expected that the SEC and PRMS (Petroleum Reserves Management System) systems would classify, characterize and estimate reserves in a broadly consistent way, save for some obvious differences, such as prices and costs used in evaluations and some potential interpretation issues. However, this has not necessarily been the case.