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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.

BP spearheads offshore data harvesting in the North Sea

BP’s first foray into unmanned over-the-horizon operations, using Sonardyne technology and an unmanned surface vessel (USV), is helping it gather strategic data. It’s also a key step towards a more marine autonomous systems-led future.

Allseas chooses WFS Technologies for major subsea pipeline project

Allseas has chosen WFS Technologies’ new Seatooth Pipelogger for the real time measurement of process temperature on a subsea pipeline system designed for total gas throughput capacity of 31.5 billion cubic meters per year.

Sonadrill JV scores $101 million Angola drillship contract

Sonadrill, Seadrill Limited’s 50:50 joint venture with an affiliate of Sonangol, has secured a nine well contract with six options, each for one well, in Angola for the Libongos drillship.

Fishbones completes two reservoir stimulation projects for Aker BP

Fishbones has completed two reservoir stimulation jobs for Aker BP in the North Sea, increasing accessible reserves on Ivar Aasen, while matching the productivity of proppant fractured wells on Valhall.

Wood secures contract extension with TAQA in UK North Sea

The 18-month extension builds on a previous agreement covering the Cormorant Alpha, Eider, Tern, North Cormorant and subsequently Harding offshore assets, and will see Wood’s activities continue to support these installations.

Aker Solutions launches Intelligent Subsea field design system

Accelerated field development is achieved by combining Aker Solutions’ modular, optimized and configurable subsea equipment with automated design, which can reduce engineering hours by up to 70 percent.

Norwegian government greenlights Johan Sverdrup start

“The Johan Sverdrup field is a shining example of the possibilities and the values that can be achieved through exploration of mature petroleum provinces on the shelf,” said Ingrid Sølvberg, director, development and operations in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.

Maersk Decom lands Penreco decommissioning project in UK North Sea

Maersk Decom, together with Maersk Supply Service, is project managing the removal, recycling and waste management of subsea infrastructure for Perenco’s Thames field in the UK North Sea.

Fugro secures second geothermal campaign success offshore Malaysia

Fugro has successfully completed the second of three Malaysian seep hunting and geochemical campaigns for Petronas.