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Trendsetter wins Talos connector contract

Talos plans to use Trendsetter’s TC7 clamp connectors and ancillary equipment on the Bulleit development located in the Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon 21 block.

Conference to examine opportunities in the subsea umbilical industry

In a first for the sector, industry bodies Subsea UK and the Umbilical Manufacturers Federation have joined forces to deliver a conference focusing on the new developments and opportunities which exist in the subsea umbilicals industry.

Fugro completes deepwater AUV surveys for Shell in US Gulf of Mexico

The project required data collection over multiple deepwater lease blocks in the greater Perdido and Mars development areas to support clearance of potential environmental, engineering, geological and archaeological hazards ahead of planned drilling activities.

Forum’s new observation-class ROV completes sea trials

The vehicle is the first observation class ROV to utilize Forum’s Integrated Control Engine to bring greater functionality commonly only found in larger work-class vehicles.

Universal Subsea logs Gulf of Mexico well abandonment success

Universal Subsea's patent-pending Defender subsea isolation cap was successfully installed to the Bulleit subsea well, operated by Talos in the Gulf of Mexico at a water depth of 1,300 feet.

Maersk Supply Service brings second I-class vessel to Mexico

Maersk Supply Service has secured a 1.5-year contract with Blue Marine Group to support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer.

Equinor chooses Saipem for industry-first autonomous subsea drone project

“It is very exciting to be a pioneer for this type of technology offshore. Enabling personnel to plan and perform operations from shore rather than being flown offshore, this pathbreaking technology will also reduce costs,“ says Olav A. Godø, operations manager, Njord.

TechnipFMC awards Benthic geotechnical contract offshore Mozambique

Benthic has secured an offshore geotechnical and geophysical contract from TechnipFMC for the Golfinho development

Major Brazil offshore auction attracts global producer interest

The auction of drilling rights off the coast of Brazil planned for November, potentially offering more oil than all the proven reserves in Mexico, has attracted interest from some of the world’s largest producers.

Subsea 7 chosen for BP Caspian Sea construction project

Subsea 7 announced today the award of two contracts by BP Exploration for the Azeri Central East project in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli field in the Caspian Sea, in a water depth of approximately 140 meters.

Vår Energi awards Balder X subsea contract to Ocean Installer, BHGE

Under the contract, BHGE and Ocean Installer will engineer, procure, construct and install 16 new subsea production systems, umbilicals, risers and flowlines to the Jotun A FPSO.

SAExploration lands OBN seismic survey award in Asia Pacific

Services to be provided will include data acquisition utilizing ROV-deployed autonomous nodal recording technology in water depths up to 60 meters.

Inaugural event to focus on subsea and drilling in Brazil

Subsea UK, the International Association of Drilling Contractors Brazil chapter and Subsea World Brazil magazine have worked in partnership to develop the Subsea & Drilling Brazil conference. The first of its kind event focusing solely on the subsea and drilling industries in Brazil is set to take place from 28 – 29 November in Rio de Janeiro.

Subsea 7 awards Gulf of Mexico SCR and umbilical pull-in project to ALE

The contracted offshore SCR and umbilical pull-in operations will be performed at Mississippi Canyon, on an existing production facility located south of New Orleans, LA in approximately 1,900m of water.

Tracerco lands subsea inspection projects in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico and West Africa

Through the use of Discovery, Tracerco’s Subsea CT scanner, each operator will obtain full tomographic images of pipe wall thickness and contents to gain an enhanced understanding of their pipeline condition and the process fluid.

Welaptega completes mooring inspection campaign for BP in Angola

The project saw Welaptega use its new edge tracking data system and its patented CMS technology to inspect the mooring system of BP’s PSVM FPSO, which is situated in Block 31 offshore Angola.

Ashtead Technology completes subsea installation monitoring for Ocean Installer

The contract saw Ashtead Technology provide its integrated Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) services and equipment to support the installation of eight Integrated Template Structures (ITS) in the fields located in the Northern Norwegian Sea.

Connector Subsea Solutions acquires Hydratight’s MORGRIP business

The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive repair and modification services for subsea and deepwater pipeline repair. The consolidated entity will consist of 60 employees dedicated to pipeline repair products and services.

BSEE approves deepwater spill response single-vessel solution technology

Production Technology and Services announced the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement deems the PTS-supplied temporary processing equipment suitable for use as a part of HWCG’s single vessel solution, according to the company.

Subsea 7 awarded EPCI contract offshore Saudi Arabia

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco for the Marjan Increment Projects - Package 2, offshore Saudi Arabia.