Subsea

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February 28, 2024
DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pipeline inspections, seabed mapping, ad-hoc pipeline survey and light construction work. The agreement is valid for 2024.
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February 27, 2024
Authorities have consented to the start-up of production on the Hanz accumulation on the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea. The development solution involves reusing the subsea installations on the Jette field, which was shut down in 2016.
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February 22, 2024
Shell Offshore Inc., a subsidiary of Shell plc, announced the start of production at Rydberg, a subsea tie-back to the Shell-operated Appomattox production hub in the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated peak production of 16,000 boed.
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February 21, 2024
Castrol Transaqua SP-HC is suitable for Electro-Hydraulic Multiplex (EH-Mux) or direct hydraulic control systems in high-pressure, deep-water gas projects exceeding 20,000 psi (1379 bar), where entrained gas may contaminate control lines, creating a risk of hydrate formation.
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February 16, 2024
TechnipFMC has been awarded a substantial contract from Shell plc for the first integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (iEPCI) project to use high-pressure subsea production systems rated up to 20,000 psi (20K).
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February 14, 2024
DeepOcean will plan and execute a wide range of subsea activities, including subsea construction and jumper installations as well as subsea IMR work, at ExxonMobil Guyana’s operations at the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 m offshore Guyana.
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January 26, 2024
The subsea infrastructure development project included engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of umbilicals, risers and flowlines (URF), a subsea production system comprised of a new 7-inch (approximately 18 centimeters) vertical Christmas tree (VXT) system, all forming a subsea well gathering system (GS4) tied back to the existing Ichthys Explorer central processing facility.
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January 24, 2024
The West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession is located approximately 90 km offshore Egypt, on the north-western part of the Nile Delta. Significant gas volumes have been discovered in numerous fields and reservoirs.
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January 16, 2024
As part of a ten-day inspection campaign, Aker BP and DeepOcean inspected subsea trees and other subsea infrastructure at the Alvheim subsea field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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January 10, 2024
Wood’s Operations business will deliver engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) services to enhance the central processing facility of bp’s Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) production hub in the central North Sea.
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January 10, 2024
First oil is expected to occur early in the second quarter 2024, and from three initial wells projected to deliver gross production of approximately 22,000 boepd. 
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January 03, 2024
TechnipFMC has been awarded a major integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (iEPCI™) contract by Petrobras to deliver the Mero 3 HISEP project, which uses subsea processing to capture carbon dioxide-rich dense gases and then inject them into the reservoir.
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December 31, 2023
Techano Oceanlift will supply a 150-tonnes crane capable of performing subsea construction work plus topside lifting operations. The contract value is approximately $7.17 million.
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December 21, 2023
Recent offshore ventures in Ivory Coast, Angola, and the Republic of the Congo have propelled European service providers to clinch major contracts, highlighting technological prowess in drilling, engineering, and subsea services.
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December 15, 2023
SBM Offshore has secured a $210 million revolving credit facility to finance the construction of Fast4Ward Multi-Purpose Floater (MPF) hulls, the company said on Dec. 15.
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December 11, 2023
PGS has made available multi-client 2D and 3D data, along with Quantitative Interpretation (QI) products, to facilitate the assessment of farm-in opportunities in Uruguay.
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December 03, 2023
Industries that explore and operate in deepwater sites around the world including South America, the Gulf of Mexico and West Africa can now deploy Vaarst’s SubSLAM X2 technology to deliver complete spatial reconstructions to advance understanding of challenging subsea environments using SubSLAM Deeper.
Article
November 2023
This article presents mechanical and sour corrosion test results for X80 seamless pipes and girth welds. Four-point bend tests were carried out on parent pipes and weld joints, using samples taken at the ID surface to assess the material’s sulfide stress cracking resistance. Results highlight the possibility of using X80 heavy-walled seamless pipes for risers in a mild sour environment, using cost-effective welding.
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November 2023
As the upstream industry continues to address the energy trilemma of secure, affordable and sustainable energy, Saipem is setting the bar on innovative solutions, to improve the efficiency of subsea field development.
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November 20, 2023
The U.S. Coast Guard is still trying to find the source of an oil leak estimated to have dumped 26,000 barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.
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November 10, 2023
As the upstream industry continues to address the energy trilemma of secure, affordable and sustainable energy, Saipem is setting the bar on innovative solutions, to improve the efficiency of subsea field development.
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