Offshore Energy

Gavin Cowie, Managing Director (L) and John Sangster, Technical Director (R) at Interventek

Interventek Launches Revolution-7 Subsea Landing String

Aberdeen-based, subsea well intervention technology specialist Interventek announced the commercial launch of a new API 17G qualified, in-riser subsea landing string system. The Revolution-7 landing string is an advanced, 7-inch nominal, 10,000psi rated system incorporating Interventek’s Revolution safety valve.

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Carnegie Launches Wave Energy Device to Power Moored Vessels

ASX-listed wave energy technology company Carnegie Clean Energy has launched a CETO-derived wave energy product designed for moored vessels, which "offers a solution to the challenge of securing clean and reliable energy for offshore activities, reducing reliance on diesel generation."CETO is a fully submerged,

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Wave Energy Firm Opens Aberdeen Office to Meet Demand from Oil & Gas Industry

Wave energy firm Mocean Energy said Tuesday it has opened a new dedicated office in Aberdeen to meet rising oil and gas industry interest in the decarbonization of North Sea assets.The Edinburgh-based firm is working to develop a wave energy device – called the Blue Star – to provide zero-carbon

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Sentinel Subsea Attracts Investment for Subsea Well Monitoring Tech

Passive well integrity monitoring firm Sentinel Subsea has secured an investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.Founded in 2018, Sentinel Subsea has developed WellSentinel, described as a unique method of monitoring and managing the integrity of subsea wells,

MacArtney’s Phil Middleton and STR’s Neil Jackson confirm the NEXUS 8 transaction at OB21.

STR Invest in MacArtney’s NEXUS 8 Multiplexer

MacArtney announced the launch of the NEXUS 8 at Ocean Business 2021 ongoing now in Southampton, UK, the latest addition to the NEXUS multiplexer family.Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) have been investing in MacArtney multiplexers for several years and are the first to invest in the NEXUS 8. Since

Evologics Quadroin penguin inspired underwater vehicle. Image courtesy Hereon - Florian Büttner.

MTR100: When it Comes to Drones, Big is Good. <1m is Better.

Over the last couple of decades, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) have become fully established work horses of ocean mapping and surveillance. That doesn’t mean there’s not room for some innovation. Elaine Maslin takes a look at some activity in the sub-1m collaborative drone market.New breeds of AUV are on their way.

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Fugro Supports Saipem's Construction Work at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem has awarded Fugro a monitoring contract to support the construction of an LNG jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.Starting in December, Fugro will deploy its InclinoCam vision technology to install more than 190 piles

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Scana's Seasystems to Provide Mooring Solution for World's First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Scana’s subsidiary Seasystems has secured a contract for the mooring of the world’s first floating tidal energy array,  the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project in Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. When completed, the project run by Scottish Sustainable Marine will provide up to nine megawatts of electricity to the province’s power grid.

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UTEC Deploys iXblue's Subsea Positioning Technology on Ultra-deep Water Project

Offshore survey services company UTEC, an Acteon subsidiary, has deployed iXblue new subsea positioning technology on "a world-class" ultra-deepwater field development project in Africa, with depths below 2,000 meters.According to iXblue, its sparse LBL solution, brings together Canopus intelligent transponders,

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Aker Offshore Wind Plans to Deploy Scotland’s First Offshore Wind Underwater Substation

Norway-based firm Aker Offshore Wind plans to utilize Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation as part of its bids for major offshore wind farms."The multi-million subsea innovation would be developed, manufactured, and supplied in Scotland by Aker Solutions and provide major export opportunities for Scottish businesses,

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Floating Dreams: Portugal Bets on Offshore Wind, Solar Farms

From a colossal wind farm floating amid choppy ocean waves to hundreds of solar panels on the surface of a dammed reservoir, Portugal is exploring innovative ways to boost renewable energy.Mass use of such projects may still be too pricey, but trailblazers like Portugal stand to benefit when costs ease.