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Offshore Wind Cable Market to Reach $3B

techniques are some of the few essential parameters for expanding the size of the sector substantially.Further driving consumer requirement will be increased investment in the growth of technologically sophisticated factories in line with rising high-capacity large-scale transmission technologies.Asia Pacific is anticipated to develop second to Europe because of its growing developments, such as rising urbanisation and industrialization that lead to greater supply in the electricity industry. The nations focus on renewable energy generation, and offshore wind is an essential component of renewable

Shown from left to right at the contract signing: William Calligeros, McDermott Country Manager Australia, NZ & PNG; Derek Price, BHGE Regional Sales Leader; Graham Gillies, BHGE Oilfield Equipment Vice President; Ian Prescott, McDermott Senior Vice President Asia Pacific; Hideki Iwashita, INPEX Vice President Finance and Technology Services; and Yosuke Ueda, INPEX Vice President Asset Managem (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott, BHGE Score Ichthys Contracts

development. McDermott's majority share of this award is a testament to our expertise in executing large and complex subsea EPCI projects. Our experience will ensure delivery during the next phase of this key gas field development," said Ian Prescott, McDermott's Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific.Graham Gillies, BHGE Regional OFE Vice President, said, "We have brought together core elements of our Subsea Connect approach, leveraging early engagement, advanced technology, and our flexible partnership model to deliver improved project economics and certainty for Ichthys LNG. This award

McDermott used its derrick lay vessel, DLV 2000 to perform its first S-lay piggy-back pipelay. (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott Wraps Up Reliance Campaign

activities, in the challenging offshore environments off the East Coast of India and mitigated disruptions from two cyclones, demonstrates McDermott’s expertise in engineering and execution of complex subsea projects in ultra-deepwater depths,” said Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific. “We will build on our success to help ensure the second campaign is accomplished safely with the highest quality.”The second offshore campaign includes the installation of manifolds, manifold piles, pipelines, PLETs, jumpers and umbilicals in ultra-deepwater depths, together with

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Jedstone Starts RLWI Work at Montara

Asia Pacific focused Jadestone Energy announced Monday it has begun a riserless light well intervention (RLWI) campaign at the Montara complex, offshore Australia.The Sapura Constructor light well intervention vessel was mobilized to the field on May 30, 2019 and, after conducting pre-work safety checks, is now operating at the Skua-11 well, as planned, the independent oil and gas company company said.The RLWI program, which is said to be a first-of-its-kind project in Australia, is intended to restore gas lift to the Skua-11 and Swift-2 wells, perforate additional sands in the Swallow-1 well, and

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Ocean Infinity to Support Shell Survey

an area in excess of 800 square kilometers, using up to three Ocean Infinity unmanned surface vessels (USVs), the company said.Guardian Geomatics, based in Perth, services the offshore oil and gas and renewable markets, with a footprint across Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the broader Asia Pacific region. Ocean Infinity acquired a 25% stake in Guardian in March 2019.Oliver Plunkett, Ocean Infinity’s CEO, said, “Our ability to utilize multiple USVs simultaneously to collect data across such a vast area, in such a short space of time, and at the same time so materially reducing

i-Tech 7 Hires New Business Development Manager

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s life of field business unit, has appointed Craig Roberts as its new regional business development manager for its Asia Pacific & Middle East region.Roberts, who joins from Total Marine Technology (TMT) where he was operations manager, will be based in the company’s Perth office, in Australia. He brings to the role more than 25 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, specializing in the delivery of remotely executed subsea solutions and tooling across the entire lifecycle of a subsea development.Roberts will work with Simon Hird, i-Tech 7’s

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SubConn Expands Its Production Facility

.Four decades later, MacArtney supports the entire SubConn range of products, supplied to numerous customers and users throughout the world. MacArtney said it intends to hold large quantities of connectors in stock, and with multiple operations at strategic locations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific, together with exclusive agreements with distributors, MacArtney can supply SubConn connectors all over the world

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McDermott Wraps Up Ichthys LNG Campaign

as such, we put in place additional risk and controls management that ensured our success and met all of the customer expectations. This has demonstrated McDermott's execution capability on a large-scale, complex SURF EPCI scope," said Ian Prescott, McDermott's Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific.McDermott recorded more than 500,000 engineering workhours from offices across the world, including a Perth led Project Management team that was in place from 2012 and consisted of 160 personnel at its peak in 2017; procured over $600 million in-field equipment; built 48 subsea structures weighing

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DOF Subsea Tallies Multiple Contracts

said it has also been awarded a contract by Siemens on the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Project in the North Sea. The contract will utilize the CSV Skandi Constructor and ensures deployment for the vessel until the summer.In addition, DOF Subsea revealed it has been awarded several contracts in the Asia Pacific region, utilizing Skandi Singapore and Skandi Hercules.  Taking into account the new contracts and existing work, DOF Subsea said its order intake stands at more than NOK 1 billion in the subsea/IMR project segment during the first two months of 2019, securing utilization for several vessels

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Searcher Seismic Acquires Triok

of the Solomon Sea non-exclusive 2D in the northern basins of Papua New Guinea, the Triok broadband non-exclusive 2D seismic survey consists of 3,845 km (2,389 mi) of 2D long-offset, high-resolution, broadband seismic and offers regional coverage of the Cape Vogel basin and Huon Gulf.Andrew Weller, Asia-Pacific Manager for Searcher Seismic, said the survey will be the key to unlock several questions and understanding of Northern Papua New Guinea as well as the prospectivity of the Northern Basins.“Modern and historic seismic coverage in the area is sparse and thus the survey has been designed

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