Subsea ///

Modern facies analysis brings greater accuracy to reservoir models

Deriving facies models from the outcomes of seismic inversions, and their derivatives, has become standard practice in reservoir characterization workflows.

C-Kore Systems launches new in-line testing tools

C-Kore Systems are proud to announce a new ‘in-line’ version of their C-Kore subsea testing tools.

Data-driven solutions improve oil field productivity

Glen Breerwood, Christoffer Nåden, Halliburton

A suite of permanent monitoring products takes well monitoring one step further by providing accurate, reliable and cost-effective multi-point temperature and pressure sensing.

Chevron exits Norway as wider retreat looms from North Sea

Chevron Corp. is selling its last remaining oil exploration license in Norway, putting it one step closer to a full retreat from the aging North Sea basin as the U.S. major seeks higher returns elsewhere.

New products and services

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Nine Energy Service has rolled out enhanced SkyView wireline trucks.

Companies in the news

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Norway’s largest and longest pipeline, laid by the vessel Saipem Castorone, has reached Johan Sverdrup field.

C-Innovation opens new Port Fourchon dock facility

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has opened a new dock facility in Port Fourchon, La., to expand the capabilities of its Subsea Services group.

Aker Solutions wins subsea order for giant Mero field, offshore Brazil

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and related services for the Mero 1 project within the Mero field development, one of the largest oil discoveries in Brazil's pre-salt area.

TVO inks agreement with SubseaDesign for tethered BOP system

Trendsetter Vulcan Offshore (TVO), a developer of innovative solutions for the offshore industry, has signed an agreement with SubseaDesign AS in Norway, providing SubseaDesign sole rights to market and commercialize TVO’s patented Tethered BOP design for use in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

PDO for Norway's Nova development gets green light

Wintershall Norge AS and its partners have now received approval by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Nova development, about 120 km northwest of Bergen, Norway.

BP receives approval for Vorlich development, in the central North Sea

BP announced today that approval has been received from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to proceed with the Vorlich development in the central North Sea, which will target 30 MMboe, expected to produce 20,000 boed (gross) at peak.

Aker Solutions strengthens collaboration with Equinor

Aker Solutions has signed a strategic, global collaboration agreement with Equinor to ensure mutual and continuous improvement on current and future subsea projects within the domains of safety, quality, technology, execution and cost.

Ashtead delivers installation monitoring services to Subsea 7 on Utgard development

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Subsea 7 in support of Equinor’s Utgard development, located in blocks 15/8 (NCS) and 16/18a (UKCS) of the central North Sea.

New products and services

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Weatherford International introduced its Rotaflex long-stroke pumping unit that improves artificial lift efficiency in deep, high-volume and high gas-to-liquids wells.

Companies in the news

Michele Cowart, World Oil

LLOG Exploration delivered first production from its Crown and Anchor fields in the Gulf of Mexico, during second-quarter 2018.

People in the industry

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Evy Glørstad-Clark has been appointed senior V.P., exploration, for Aker BP.

Hydra enters saturation diving market, prepares for industry upturn

Offshore and subsea construction company Hydra enters the saturation diving market with a powerful diving support vessel, the M/V Subsea Responder.

Zennor Petroleum acquires Britannia field interest

Zennor Petroleum Limited has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Zennor North Sea Limited, has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Mitsui E&P UK Limited (MEPUK) in respect of its interests in United Kingdom Continental Shelf Licenses P.213, Block 16/26a, Area B and P.345 Block 16/27b Area B, which represent an 8.97% working interest in Britannia field.

2H Offshore expands STREAM JIP for improved SCR, lazy-wave riser design

2H Offshore, a riser and conductor specialist in subsea services group Acteon, has completed the first phase of the STREAM (STeel Riser Enhanced Analytics using Measurements) joint industry project (JIP) and has expanded the work into a second phase.

Wood, Abyssal partner to provide latest digital technology

Wood has teamed up with Abyssal, a 3D visualization, simulation and digitalization solutions provider to the oil and gas and marine renewables markets, to provide the latest digital technology aimed at improving the design, constructability, operation and inspection of subsea assets globally.