Combatting corrosion in subsea waters: subsea ROV tooling
A ROV Tooling Manager for Delta SubSea, a leading provider of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services and tooling solutions to the subsea oil and gas industry, Matthews caters to internal company needs, maintaining tooling efficiency to Delta SubSea’s ten ROV systems located across the world but predominantly in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hydrasun’s success with FUSION XP range
Further to the development of Fusion XP™ precision manufactured welded fittings range, Hydrasun has recently secured almost GBP 1m of new business from key customers who are working on a number of new major subsea projects.
Statoil awards subsea contracts
Statoil has, on behalf of the license partners, awarded EPC contracts for the delivery of subsea production systems and services for the Troll Phase 3 project in the North Sea and the Askeladd project in the Barents Sea, respectively, to Aker Solutions.
Sandvik umblicals supply contract
Sandvik has signed a contract for the supply of stainless steel tubes required for 250 kilometers of umbilicals, linking a subsea development to an existing offshore platform.
Raymond P. Semple new DOF Subsea COO
Subsea industry veteran, Raymond P. Semple, joined DOF Subsea as Chief Operating Officer (COO), on October 23rd, 2017. As COO, Mr.
Subsea 7 announces award of contracts
Subsea 7 has announced the award of an integrated contract by Ophir Energy for the Fortuna LNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea, located in average water depths of 1,790 metres.
Umbilical technology driving material developments
TechnipFMC Umbilicals manufactures state-of-the-art subsea umbilical systems which provide the critical link between remote subsea wells and fixed or floating production systems. The company’s headquarters in Newcastle, UK is home to the world’s largest steel tube umbilical assembly plant. Stainless Steel World spoke to Dr. Xiaoxue An, Principal Engineer and Lead of Materials and Corrosion, R&D about her role in this demanding niche sector.
Wood Group wins a subsea contract
Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to support their Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea.
Subsea 7 receives contract extensions
Subsea 7 S.A. announced the award of contract extensions for three Pipelay Support Vessels (PLSVs) currently on long-term day-rate contracts offshore Brazil.
Offshore and Subsea – oil & gas project spending review
The sharp decline in crude prices and the subsequent volatility has meant that it’s been an onerous two years for oil producers, a period marked with budget cuts. The situation for the offshore side of the business has been far more severe. Once hailed as the bulwark from peak oil, the massive costs associated with its development in the face of low margins have made it increasingly difficult for companies to commit investments in recent times.