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SOFEC completes engineering, supply, delivery of mooring system to Petronas

SOFEC, Inc. has announced that it has completed the engineering, supply and delivery of mooring system (chains & anchors) contract for Petronas Floating LNG 1 (L) Ltd (PFLNG1).

STEM students compete in ROV competition at Robert Gordon University

The engineers of the future will go head to head at Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week (Wed. April 17) when they put underwater robots, which they have designed and built, to the test as part of an annual competition.

Malin React has appointed Graham Penman as business unit manager

Malin React, a newly launched arm of the Malin Group, has appointed industry stalwart, Graham Penman as a business unit manager to head up its operation.

WFS 2nd generation Seatooth improves offshore safety, reduces cost in North Sea

A new generation of subsea technology has been successfully used to improve safety and reduce cost in the North Sea oil and gas industry for the first time. Cutting-edge computing and subsea wireless IP camera technology deployed on a pipeline construction project enhanced diver safety and generated significant cost savings by avoiding the need for additional subsea vessels.

Acteon adds significant geotechnical, geophysical survey capabilities with Benthic acquisition

Subsea services group Acteon has agreed to acquire offshore marine geotechnical and geophysical survey company Benthic.

Forum launches VMAX eROV pilot simulator training upgrade

Forum Subsea Technologies has launched the latest version of its VMAX simulator to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).

Aker Solutions, FSubsea boost subsea oil recovery with FASTSubsea

Aker Solutions and FSubsea have agreed to create FASTSubsea to help operators increase oil recovery in a faster, simpler and more environmentally friendly way.

New products and services

Michele Cowart, World Oil

CGG’s GeoSoftware, part of its Geoscience Division, has launched Jason 10.0, HampsonRussell 10.4 and PowerLog 10.0.

Forum secures ROV contracts for DOF Subsea's Brazil projects

Forum Subsea Technologies has secured orders from DOF Subsea to supply three of its Ultra Compact Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

WFS Technologies appoints sales channel director

WFS Technologies, a global specialist in disruptive wireless subsea technology, has further reinforced its senior management team following the appointment of Richard Adams as sales channel director.

OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards: Innovation continues as offshore recovers

As the offshore sector of the global E&P industry shows signs of finally turning the corner, the strong pace of technical innovation is continuing.

Neptune Energy, TechnipFMC enter into subsea global Alliance Agreement

The Alliance Agreement between Neptune and TechnipFMC has been signed for an initial five year term with options for further extensions.

TechnipFMC awarded sizeable EPCI contract for Eni Merakes field, offshore Indonesia

TechnipFMC has been awarded a large integrated engineering, procurement, construction, transportation and installation (iEPCI) contract by Eni for the Merakes project, located offshore Balikpapan Indonesia, at a water depth of approximately 4,921 ft (1,500 m).

PDi wins $2.6 million in 2019 orders, expands engineering capabilities

PDi Ltd, a Tattva Group Company and subsea engineering and project management specialists, has announced ambitious expansion plans and over $2.62 million (£2 million) of new orders since the start of the year.

Lundin's Solveig PDO includes five satellite wells in North Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has received the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Solveig oil discovery in the North Sea.

NewTek Sensor Solutions adds 4-20mA output capability to its free core and spring-loaded LVDT product lines

NewTek Sensor Solutions expanded the capabilities of its DC LVDT technology with 4-20mA output capabilities to meet the needs of industrial monitoring and feedback applications.

TechnipFMC awarded OTC Spotlight award for new compact manifold design

TechnipFMC was honored with a prestigious OTC Spotlight on New Technology award for its Subsea 2.0 In-Line Compact Robotic Manifold design.

MCEDD 2019 paves the way to realizing a future of increasing demand

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Gulf Quest LLC, a Gulf Energy Information and Quest Offshore JV, is hosting this year’s 16th annual Marine, Construction & Engineering Deepwater Development (MCEDD) conference on April 2–4, at London’s Novotel London West hotel. Once again, attendees can expect to hear about the latest advances in the engineering, development and production of oil and gas in deepwater and ultra-deepwater fields around the globe.

New products and services

Michele Cowart, World Oil

GEODynamics, Inc., introduces the new, patented, HELLFire perforating system that allows the industry to more effectively complete multi-stage plug-and-perf operations.

Companies in the news

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Equinor has, together with its partners Petoro, ExxonMobil and Total, proven gas and condensate in the Norwegian Sea Ragnfrid North (6406/2-9 S) exploration well, located ~12.43 mi (20 km) south of the Kristin platform in the Norwegian Sea.