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Statement from Sir Ian Wood on Future of North Sea

22 December 2014   Sir Ian Wood believes that, despite some very real challenges in the next 12 months, the North Sea industry will find itself in better shape in 2016..

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Exclusive Global Agreements Drive Equipment Sales Growth at Ashtead Technology

22 December 2014   Ashtead Technology, a market-leader in the rental of specialist marine equipment, has seen a sharp increase in equipment sales since the Aberdeen head-quartered business secured a number of exclusive global sales agreements with world-leading manufacturers such as Seabotix, Innova, Sound Metrics,....

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Hat Trick of Contracts Secures Sub-Atlantic’s World-leading Position

22 December 2014   Sub-Atlantic has secured three international contracts with a combined value of over £3.5 million for the manufacture of three specialist remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The firm will provide IKM Subsea in Norway, Italy’s Globe Exploration and Total Marine....

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Ocean Installer Opens Brazilian Office

19 December 2014   Ocean Installer has recognised the need for a permanent presence in Brazil. The marked represents significant growth opportunities in the years ahead. "We have seen the need to establish an office to serve the Brazilian oil and....

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Subsea Technology Firm in £4.5m Management Buy Out

19 December 2014   Subsea technology firm Fathom Systems has been sold in a management buyout backed by Maven Capital Partners. Fathom, which was founded in 2005, provides niche solutions and products to the commercial diving, Remotely Operated Vehicles and underwater engineering....

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Subsea 7 Announces an Internal Reorganisation

19 December 2014   Subsea 7 announces that, with effect from 1 January 2015, it will be changing the organisational structure of its business to better align it to the Group’s strategic priorities. The changes are also designed to further strengthen....

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FMC Technologies Wins Nigerian Contract

18 December 2014   FMC Technologies has received an order worth $268 million from Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company), operator of the Agbami field, to provide subsea equipment for operations in the Agbami field, offshore Nigeria. The Agbami field....

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Self-repairing Subsea Material

17 December 2014   Embryonic faults in subsea high voltage installations are difficult to detect and very expensive to repair. Researchers believe that self-repairing materials could be the answer. The vital insulating material which encloses sensitive high voltage equipment may now be....

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GE to Buy Subsea Drilling Tech amid Oil Price Plunge

17 December 2014   General Electric announced Tuesday it will buy subsea drilling technology from Oceaneering International as oil prices keep plunging. The industrial conglomerate is buying the Subsea Electric Actuator product line, which focuses on electric valve actuators, and said the....

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Subsea Expo 2015: Event to Address Industry’s Current Challenges

17 December 2014   The chief executive of Subsea UK said next year’s event will allow the sector to address some of the on-going challenges within the industry. The event will be held in Aberdeen in February and expects to attract....

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ASI Marine Win on Two Continents with Falcon

17 December 2014   In both Australia and Canada, ASI Marine has established the record for the longest tunnel swim with a Falcon ROV. By creatively modifying a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV, they were able to send the vehicle through a pipeline stretching over four kilometres....

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CSL Secures Contract Extension with Major Operator

17 December 2014   A North-east firm has been awarded a two year contract extension for the provision of specialist contractors with a major worldwide operator. The project services division of Aberdeen based firm, CSL, located at Geo House on Commerce Street, has been awarded the....

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Reef Subsea Completes Wind Farm Work

17 December 2014   Thornaby-headquartered Reef Subsea has completed almost two years of work on a wind farm located off the North Wales coast. Reef installed 124 inter array cables over the course of 20 months at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore....

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Subsea 7 Wins Hess Installation Contract

17 December 2014   Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by the Hess Corporation for installation work in support of the Stampede Project in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. The scope of work involves installation of flowlines, steel catenary risers,....

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Aleron Subsea Supports Local Christmas Charity Appeal for Children

16 December 2014   An Aberdeen-based ROV system rental company is helping to spread Christmas cheer by donating a selection of toys worth £1500 to a local charity appeal this festive season. Aleron Subsea, which recently relocated its head office from Singapore to new headquarters on the....

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NEL Adds AGA-8 Capability to World’s Most Extensive Fluid Properties Database

16 December 2014   NEL, the custodian of the UK’s National Flow Measurement Standards, has extended its industry-leading Physical Properties Data Service (PPDS) to include support for the American Gas Association’s AGA-8 Standard*. PPDS is a suite of software packages and....

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Flowline Specialists Supporting Inspire in Long-term Partnership

15 December 2014   A north-east charity that supports individuals with learning disabilities and additional support needs will be backed by energy industry equipment manufacturer and service provider Flowline Specialists for the next 18 months. Inspire, which is based on Aberdeen’s Beach Boulevard and delivers services....

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Aker Solutions Set to Deliver Modules for World's First Subsea Compression System

15 December 2014   Aker Solutions is set to deliver the modules for the world's first subsea gas compression system at the Statoil-operated Åsgard field. The facility, scheduled to come on stream in 2015, will enable the recovery of an additional....

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New Load Monitoring Division Boosts Power Jacks Lifting Services

15 December 2014   Fast-evolving engineering company Power Jacks has increased its specialist lifting services with the introduction of a new division specialising in Load Monitoring Solutions and offering a new range of products spanning several engineering sectors. The company has appointed Kirk Anderson as the division’s Managing....

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Reef Subsea Concludes Year with Completion of £80m Gwynt y Môr Installation Project

15 December 2014   Reef Subsea has successfully completed its campaign of installing and burying inter-array power cables on the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm is owned by RWE Innogy and partners and is one....

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Ceona Offshore Selects EMC for Oil & Gas Subsea Construction Vessel Communications

12 December 2014   Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) announced today that Ceona has selected the company to provide on-board communications solutions for its newest, most innovative field development asset, the Ceona Amazon. Christened on December 3rd, EMC delivered satellite connectivity services....

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PMI Critical for Oil & Gas Safety

12 December 2014   A survey undertaken by Litre Meter has found that positive material identification (PMI) is critical in maintaining the integrity of process and flow systems in the oil and gas industry. PMI is a well accepted analytical materials testing....

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Wood Group Secures Major BP Contract

12 December 2014   Wood Group has been awarded a five year contract with an estimated value of $750million from BP. Under the contract Wood Group PSN (WGPSN), will deliver engineering, procurement and construction services to six UK continental shelf (UKCS)....

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BP's Sixth Major Project for 2014

12 December 2014   BP confirmed today that operations have started at the Sunrise Phase 1 in-situ oil sands project in Alberta, Canada, with the start of steam generation. Husky Energy is the operator of Sunrise, a 50/50 joint venture with....

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Nautronix's Revenue Grows

12 December 2014   Undersea communication specialist Nautronix has seen turnover jump by 15 per cent year on year in the 12 months to June 30, but noted that a £2.4 million inter-company write-off dragged down profit for the period. According....

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Bibby Subsea Welcomes the Olympic Ares

11 December 2014   Bibby Offshore’s Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea, is proud to welcome the Olympic Ares, a multi-functional subsea construction support vessel (CSV) which is due to arrive in the port of Galveston on 16 December 2014. The 115 metre Olympic Ares is an....

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Driving Subsea Environmental Innovation

11 December 2014   A leading north-east UK subsea engineering firm has developed what it calls an environmental first for the UK subsea industry - re-usable subsea mats for the seabed which help to save money and protect the environment. SETS said....

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New Hyperbaric Test Facility Announced to Strengthen the UK’s Subsea Industry

10 December 2014   The new ‘Neptune’ technology centre development announced this month will deliver a long needed centre of excellence for hyperbaric testing in the NE. Situated on the North bank of the River Tyne in Newcastle the facility will be jointly owned....

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Neptune Relocates its Aberdeen Headquarters

10 December 2014   Neptune Marine Services (Neptune), a leading provider of integrated inspection, repair and maintenance solutions to the Oil, Gas and Renewable energy industries, announced that it has relocated and opened its new offices in Carden Place, Aberdeen. The new offices are a continuation....

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Unique System FZE and HYPACK Inc Successfully Conducts Hydrographic & Offshore Survey Training Courses in the UAE

09 December 2014   A division of the Unique Maritime Group (UMG) which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, Unique System FZE in conjunction with HYPACK Inc. has successfully conducted HYPACK’s hydrographic & offshore....

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