Exploration Well In KramsnÝ Completed
Posted by ginamc on Friday, March 07, 2014 @ 07:20:00 GMT (40 reads)
Statoil has together with PL532 partners made a gas discovery in the Kramsnø prospect in the Barents Sea. The exploration program around the Johan Castberg field has been vital in providing area knowledge, but so far not delivered expected oil volumes.
ROV NEWS: MacArtney Delivers ROV System For DBB
Posted by ginamc on Thursday, March 06, 2014 @ 07:15:00 GMT (68 reads)
MacArtney has delivered a powerful and versatile Sperre SUB-fighter 7500 ROV system for DBB ROV Services A/S, a major Danish ROV contractor for offshore drill support, inspection, survey and support jobs in connection with installation of offshore wind turbines.
Contract Awards: FMC Technologies Awarded $720 Million Contract For Subsea Systems For ENI's Jang
Posted by ginamc on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 @ 07:10:00 GMT (65 reads)
FMC Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received an order from eni Muara Bakau BVto supply subsea systems for its deepwater Jangkrik Complex development offshore Indonesia. The order has an estimated value of $720 million in revenue if the full scope of the award is called off.
ROV NEWS: Breakthrough In Asset And Environmental Scrutiny
Posted by ginamc on Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 07:20:00 GMT (104 reads)
Benefits to asset integrity and environmental monitoring of oil and gas installations will come from a project developed by Eni Norge and Tecnomare called Clean Sea (continuous long-term environmental and asset integrity monitoring at sea).
Upcoming Projects: Statoil To Develop Norwegian Oil Field With First Phase Investment of $19.6bn
Posted by ginamc on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 @ 07:05:00 GMT (96 reads)
Statoil and the partners in the Johan Sverdrup oil field have decided on a concept for development of the field off Norway, for which investment in the first phase is estimated at up to NOK120bn ($19.6bn).
Marine/Vessel News: Norsafe Secures New Contract with Swedish Coastguard
Posted by ginamc on Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 07:20:00 GMT (647 reads)
On 2 July 2013, Norsafe and the Swedish Coastguard (KBV) signed a frame contract concerning the delivery of its next-generation workboats. The total number of boats is undecided, but in October, Norsafe received its seventh boat order for delivery in 2014; a contract to deliver next-generation Magnum 750 rescue boats. KBV is a well-informed customer with enormous experience, and through this collaboration Norsafe has benefited from its extensive knowledge of these boats.
Science & Hi Tech: Underwater Stone Age Atlantis Discovered: 11,000 Year-Old Settlement Discovered Under The Baltic Sea
Posted by DT_Sam on Thursday, February 20, 2014 @ 17:30:42 GMT (141 reads)
Divers in Sweden have discovered a collection of Stone Age artifacts buried beneath the Baltic Sea.
Archaeologists believe the relics were left by Swedish nomads over 11,000 years ago, and the discovery may be the oldest ever found in the Nordic region. The find has been dubbed 'Sweden's Atlantis', after the relics were found in amazing preserved condition. At this point, there is speculation that the settlement was swallowed by the sea, in much the same way as the myth of Atlantis.
Survey: Smart Coupling Of iXBlue And Septentrio Technologies Creates ATLANS-C For Superi
Posted by ginamc on Thursday, February 20, 2014 @ 07:15:00 GMT (112 reads)
iXBlue, a leading provider of navigation, positioning, and mapping solutions, today launched its new ATLANS-C position and orientation system, developed in close cooperation with Septentrio Satellite Navigation. The system is designed to provide continuous and accurate positioning in urban environments, where global navigation satellite system (GNSS) signals are obscured, intermittent, or possibly distorted by reflective surfaces.
Subsea Telecom News: Huawei Marine Successfully Completes Viatel (Flores-Corvo) Submarine Cable Syste
Posted by ginamc on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 @ 07:10:00 GMT (97 reads)
Huawei Marine Networks Co. Ltd. (Huawei Marine), a global submarine cable networks provider, has partnered with Viatel, Portugal’s leading telecommunications engineering network supplier, to successfully complete the 685 kilometer cable Flores-Corvo Submarine Cable System construction. The new cable system featuring enhanced Raman technology and advanced Submarine Line Terminal Equipment of OptiX BWS 1600S, will provide vital communications to not only service local demand but become an integral part of Viatel’s network that includes over 100 points-of-presence (PoPs) based in 35 key cities. The cable system features three diverse segments, consisting of six landings points to provide essential links to international cable systems, such as the cross-Atlantic Columbus3 submarine cable system, to enable a broad range of services to be delivered to this region.
Contract Awards: Fugro Awarded Five Year Contract For Subsea Inspection, Repair And Maintenance S
Posted by ginamc on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 07:05:00 GMT (178 reads)
Fugro Subsea Services has been awarded a long term contract by Sarawak Shell Berhad / Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Limited (Shell) for the provision of underwater inspection, maintenance and repair services at their subsea infrastructure across Malaysia.
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