Offshore Energy

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Ocean Floor Geophysics, PGS Complete Towed Streamer CSEM System Transaction

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has completed the sale of the hardware, software, and intellectual property associated with the company’s towed streamer Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (“CSEM”) system to Canada's Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (“OFG”).PGS said the towed-streamer CSEM technology was a state-of-the-art system,

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Neptune Energy Deploys Gaming Tech at Norwegian Wells to Boost Output, Cuts Costs

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy’s said this week it has digitalized its subsea wells in Norway using an innovative 3D gaming tech-based data visualization platform to enhance drilling and production efficiency, and reduce time and costs.The new digital twins of Neptune’s wells were developed in collaboration with InformatiQ,

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DNV to Conduct Safety Study at Offshore Hydrogen Production Site in France

DNV, an energy industry consultancy and assurance provider, said Thursday it would lead the process safety study to identify the main environmental, safety and operational risks for what they say will be the world's first offshore hydrogen production facilities.The offshore hydrogen production facility,

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Equinor, Ardyne Extend Offshore Well Decommissioning Tech Partnership

Norwegian energy company Equinor has agreed on a second joint industry project (JIP) with UK/Norway-based fishing, milling, and casing recovery provider Ardyne to further develop Ardyne's TITAN RS technology.Ardyne said the JIP would aim "to develop a unique well-decommissioning technology

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Chinese Seismic Giant Buys 18,000 Seabed Nodes from Sercel

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, said Monday its subsidiary Sercel has recorded the first major sale of its recently launched GPR300 seabed nodal solution.Sercel sold the nodes to BGP, a China-based international geophysical services provider. CGG did not share the financial details of the sale.

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Sustainable Marine's 'Ultra-durable' Tidal Turbine Rotors Can Stay in the Field for 20 Years

Scottish tidal energy technology company Sustainable Marine said Wednesday its new turbine rotors have proven they can survive for two decades in the field, following rigorous tests at a marine energy center in Ireland.The company teamed up with the MaREI Centre at the National University of Ireland,

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Aker Solutions Confirms Major Subsea Compression Contract with Chevron

Norway's Aker Solutions confirmed Tuesday it had secured a "major contract" from Chevron to provide a subsea gas compression system for the Jansz-Io field, offshore Western Australia. The contract follows Chevron's sanction of the $4 billion project last week. Aker Solutions said

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VIDEO: 'Eye of fire' Near Offshore Platform in Mexico Extinguished

A fire on the ocean surface west of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula early on Friday has been extinguished, state oil company Pemex said, blaming a gas leak from an underwater pipeline for sparking the blaze captured in videos that went viral.Bright orange flames jumping out of water resembling molten

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Case Study: Acoustic Tech Help Offshore Wind Industry Adapt

Nortek is supporting metocean survey and consulting company Partrac to provide floating windfarm developers with detailed and accurate data on metocean conditions at potential development sites. Using acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs), Partrac are able to extend their capabilities and adapt to increasingly complex offshore environments.

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Aker Solutions' Subsea Tech Picked for Chevron's Australian Project

Norwegian oilfield equipment and technology provider Aker Solutions has said its subsea compression tech has been selected for Chevron's Jansz-Io Compression Project, offshore Western Australia."Aker Solutions remains in ongoing discussions with Chevron to finalize the contract. A further announcement

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L3 Harris Tapped to Deliver USV for Offshore Oil Spill Response

An unidentified "leading integrated oil and gas company" recently took delivery of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) from  L3Harris Technologies, a USV designed to help out during oil spill response operations.C-Tug 3 is an 11-ft. USV  outfitted with L3Harris' ASView control system,