Acteon Group News

OPT, Acteon Exploring Joint Opportunites

US based ocean energy solutions company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) and UK based subsea services and solutions company Acteon Field Life Service, an Acteon Group subsidiary, have entered into a nonexclusive memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop, explore and exploit mutual opportunities in the global oil and gas and renewables markets, the companies announced on Thursday.“We see a strong potential in this collaboration, where OPT’s PowerBuoy products and services and Acteon’s integrated subsea services and solutions, coupled with its global network of facilities, personnel

Acteon Acquires Deepwater Corrosion Services

Acteon Group Ltd has acquired subsea corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc. in a move to strengthen the group's ability to help customers manage the integrity of subsea infrastructure throughout the life of a field.Deepwater has designed, built and installed more offshore cathodic protection systems than any other company and provides corrosion investigation and subsea inspection services. It operates from facilities in the U.S., the U.K., Brazil, Norway and Australia.Acteon said the acquisition broadens its technical knowledge of corrosion engineering, problem solving and retrofit

Nadir Rahmatullah (Photo: UTEC)

UTEC Names Rahmatullah Middle East Director

and Caspian operations.Rahmatullah was most recently managing director of UTEC StarNet, a specialist division of UTEC providing survey, inspection and data management services to the oil and gas, telecommunication, renewables, civil engineering and nuclear sectors. He joined UTEC's parent company, Acteon Group, under its Pacer Program, which is designed to attract high-achieving, driven individuals. The program gave Rahmatullah the opportunity to work at a high level within the group and helped to fast-track him into senior management, including the role of Acteon global head of operations

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Acteon, Arundo Analytics to Boost Subsea Efficiency

Arundo Analytics, a software company enabling advanced analytics in heavy industry, announced a partnership with Acteon Group, an integrated global provider of subsea services, to deliver machine learning models for subsea applications on the Arundo Enterprise platform.   “The Arundo Enterprise platform is able to rapidly deploy and manage machine learning models at extreme scale across multiple businesses and clients,” said Cody Falcon, VP Product at Arundo. “These capabilities give Acteon a key advantage to quickly deliver value from advanced analytics to their customers.

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M2 Subsea Unveils Purpose-built ROV Test Tank

and loading requirements.   M2 Subsea said it will use the facility for its own asset testing purposes and has also made it commercially available for subsea manufacturers and service providers to rent, along with or without M2 Subsea’s ROV fleet. The facility has already been used by Acteon Group for product testing.     M² Subsea chief executive officer, Mike Arnold, said, “The commissioning of the test tank offering at our Aberdeen base is a great benefit to M² Subsea. The facility provides us and the local subsea market with a high-quality area for the wet

Acteon Group Acquires Bruce Anchor

Subsea services group Acteon has acquired Bruce Anchor, expanding its capability in the mooring and installation market.   Providing anchor technology to global clients in the oil and gas and renewables sectors, Bruce Anchor, which was originally founded in 1972, will retain its independence within the Acteon portfolio.   Reporting to Bernhard Bruggaier, Acteon’s Executive Vice President of Operations, Bruce Anchor’s Director of Sales, Steve Broadbent, will manage the business.  He will be supported by the founder, Peter Bruce, during the transition into Acteon.   D

Francois Florence (Photo: InterAct)

Florence Joins InterAct as Sr. Reservoir Engineer

and a Master’s Degree in Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure du Petrole et des Moteurs (IFP School), France, as well as a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. Ventura, Calif. based InterAct, part of the international Acteon group, is a project management, engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in oil and gas production, development and decommissioning services

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UTEC Survey, Teledyne Gavia Improve AUV Capabilities

; Partnering with Teledyne Gavia in San Diego, Calif., the company has completed operational testing of features designed to optimize AUVs for commercial survey applications. UTEC Survey has been using the Gavia AUVs for a variety of projects around the world since 2010 and, since becoming part of the Acteon group of companies, they have become the single largest commercial user of the system with seven AUVs in the fleet.   Operating at a constant altitude above the seabed but decoupled from the surface, low-logistics AUVs provide enhanced safety and a more stable, reliable, low-noise platform capable

Aquatic Awarded Moho Nord Subsea Project Contract

subsea deepwater offshore project is located approximately 75 km off the coast of Pointe Noire and is the latest project being developed in the Moho-Bilondo License. Since 2013, three other Acteon companies (2H Offshore, SRP and UTEC Survey) have been awarded work on the Moho Nord subsea project. Each Acteon group operating company functions as a discrete business, while complementing sister companies to add value for the customer. Martin Charles, Aquatic’s managing director, said, “This project is the most significant for Aquatic to date, and affords us the opportunity to forge a closer

UTEC Survey Merges its EMEA Operations

UTEC Survey announced the merger of NCS Survey, with its Aberdeen based operations UTEC Survey Construction Ltd to form one organization in EMEA – UTEC NCS Survey.   UTEC and NCS are both part of the Acteon group of companies which specializes in subsea services. The combination of UTEC and NCS provides a wide range of solutions for offshore positioning and construction support which includes rig moves, heavy lift, AUV services, geoscience as well as industrial measurement / dimensional control and asset management support. Martin O’Carroll, CEO of UTEC Survey, said, “The

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