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Oceaneering wins inspection services scope in Angola from CABGOC

Oceaneering International’s Asset Integrity group has secured a three-year contract with Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC), a Chevron subsidiary. Oceaneering will provide inspection services onshore Cabinda, Angola, and offshore Angola on Blocks 0 and 14. The contract is scheduled to begin in Q2 2020.

BSEE shares results from 28 unannounced spill response exercises in U.S. waters

BSEE is publishing its inaugural report that summarizes the key lessons learned from 2018 and 2019 government initiated unannounced exercises.

TechnipFMC lands three subsea construction projects offshore Norway

The projects in scope are Breidablikk and the Gas Import System for the Snorre Expansion Project, for which contracts have been awarded, and Askeladd Vest, for which a letter of intent has been issued. The Breidablikk contract has subsea installation as an option.

Trendsetter introduces modular offshore intervention system

Trendsetter Engineering introduced its Trident Intervention System, designed for rapid reconfiguration in the field, providing the flexibility to conduct intervention riser, riserless wireline intervention and hydraulic stimulation operations all with a single system.

Neodrill and Baker Hughes complete industry’s first cut and recover operation in the Norwegian Sea

Neodrill and Baker Hughes announced completion of the world’s first cut and recover operation for Wintershall Dea Norge in the Norwegian Sea. Rig time was reduced by an estimated 12 hours, with work to cut the surface casing moved off the critical path of the rig schedule.

Scotland dedicates £62 million to leading the net-zero energy transition

The investment, with a focus on the North East, underpins the region’s ambitions to become a world leader in the transition to net zero, helping Scotland meet its ambitious targets on climate change.

Connector Subsea Solutions announces acquisition of Isotek Oil & Gas Limited

The acquisition adds Isotek’s remote welding technology to CSS’s existing range of subsea pipeline repair capabilities which are primarily focused on mechanical clamp and connector pipe joining solutions.

Forum Energy Technologies appoints Chinese partner to support Asian growth strategy

Forum Energy Technologies has announced that Wuxi Haiying-Cal Tec Marine Technology Co., Ltd will represent Forum for the sale of the company’s extensive range of remotely operated vehicles in China, including its recently launched XLe Spirit electric ROV.

Underperforming offshore wells rack up over $100 billion in abandonment liabilities worldwide

Aging offshore oil wells that once brought market prominence to Europe, the U.S. Gulf and Brazil are increasingly money losers that companies want shut down amid low oil prices and a struggling global economy. But the effort won’t be cheap.

WFS Technologies and Subsea Energy Solutions team up on offshore monitoring systems

WFS Technologies has joined forces with Subsea Energy Solutions to harness their combined global expertise and market-leading range of live condition monitored cable protection systems for the offshore energy industry.

Oceaneering wins significant asset integrity scope in the Middle East

The award includes the provision of general and advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) and fabric maintenance inspection services across the operator’s onshore and offshore facilities in the Middle East.

Neptune Energy conducts world’s first for dual drilling subsea

Neptune Energy has conducted the world’s first dual drilling operation from an integrated subsea template structure at the Fenja field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Neptune Energy completes OBN seismic survey offshore Egypt

Neptune Energy announced the successful completion of an ocean bottom node (OBN) multiclient survey in the North West El Amal block, offshore Egypt, delivering promising results for further analysis.

Maersk Drilling further reduces headcount and financial guidance as projects dwindle

The revised guidance reflects expected adjustments to the existing contracts based on current customer dialogues, no additional contracts with financial impact in 2020, and COVID-19 related costs.

Oceaneering successfully completes integrated rig services campaign offshore South America

Oceaneering International announced that its Remotely Operated Survey group has successfully completed an integrated rig services campaign for a major operator offshore South America, recording a milestone 150,000 hours of ROS operations and no client operations or vessel downtime.

Logan Industries builds ROV A-frame for TechnipFMC for use in Gulf of Mexico

The Logan A-frame is a heavy weather, work class ROV launching system, designed to move some of the largest, work class ROVs in the market.

Sanction-defying pipelay vessel reaches home of stalled Nord Stream 2 line

The pipeline, one of the key export projects for Russia’s Gazprom PJSC, was just weeks away from completion when U.S. sanctions stopped work last year. There’s a small section in Denmark’s waters still to be completed.

W-Industries lands Total E&P Mozambique subsea support contract

The contract includes engineering, manufacturing, integration, automation and testing of the Onshore Subsea Equipment related to the development of the Golfinho subsea assets.

Diamond Offshore files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., the rig contractor controlled by Loews Corp., filed for bankruptcy amid an unprecedented crash in crude prices that’s wrecking demand for oil exploration at sea.

WFS, AeonX team up to deliver asset integrity, flow assurance in Nigeria

AeonX Limited (Nigeria) has signed a partnership agreement with WFS to promote and deliver the full range of state-of-the-art Seatooth products for asset integrity and flow assurance monitoring to existing and new clients in Nigeria.