WorldOil Innovative strategy increases profitability of ultra-deepwater fields To solve complex issues related to developing deepwater reserves in the GOM, a common-sense approach utilizing appropriate technology enables operators to profitably capture critical dynamic reservoir data and increase ultimate recovery. Enpro Subsea acquired by Hunting PLC in all-cash deal Production optimization specialist Enpro Subsea has been acquired by Hunting PLC for a total consideration of US $33 million. Neodrill targets drift-off, reducing idle offshore rig time by several days Neodrill has launched its new Wellhead Saver System, to directly address the industry challenge of drift-off during offshore drilling. Shell, Subsea 7 ink five-year digital transformation program The agreement will help fast-track innovation and streamline the adoption of applied technologies in areas such as marine robotics, advanced sensing, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems to address the industry’s challenges to improve safety, cost-efficiency and sustainability. Vessel option emerges to complete sanctioned Nord Stream 2 pipeline A Russian pipe-laying vessel is on the move in the Far East, feeding speculation that Gazprom PJSC will work out a way to circumvent U.S. sanctions and complete a controversial natural gas link. Ashtead Technology supports Northern Lights carbon capture project offshore Norway Developed by Equinor in partnership with Shell and Total, the Northern Lights project aims to securely collect and transmit CO₂ from onshore sources and store it under the seabed. Daily Brief podcast, Monday, February 10th At Baker Hughes' 2020 Annual Meeting in Italy, we spoke with Chuck Chauviere, the company's Vice President of Subsea Drilling Systems, about how new technologies are driving predictivity into offshore drilling, and helping to build the baseline of reliability and certainty that operators demand. Trendsetter enhances intervention capability with new system As part of their continued focus on subsea well intervention, Trendsetter is pleased to announce that they have expanded their systems inventory in response to market demand to include a second Subsea Tree Injection Manifold (STIM). Equinor awards subsea integration alliance integrated FEED contract for Bacalhau field Schlumberger announced today an award to Subsea Integration Alliance of an exclusive contract by Equinor for the front-end engineering design (FEED) on its Bacalhau (formerly Carcará) project offshore Brazil. Driving efficiencies and value creation via electrification of subsea systems Adoption of electrically-operated subsea production architecture not only improves return on investment, but it helps operators get closer to their net-zero carbon goals as well.