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Ashtead's Underwater Cutting Solutions Name Operations Manager

business objectives.  I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to deliver comprehensive subsea and topside cutting, dredging, cleaning and coating removal services for our clients."Lind, who has previously also held various managerial and leadership roles with Proserv and Baker Hughes, said:"I am excited to be taking on this role at UCS during such an important period for the business. With our exceptional in-house engineering capabilities, UCS is known for its ability to deliver tailored, cost-effective and reliable solutions for its clients."

Johan Sverdrup subsea layout (Image: Equinor)

Uptick for Subsea Tree Installs Coming

market will be one of the winners,” he says, with 8% annual growth. But, it will still be shy of its former $46 billion self.IntegrationA big trend is the success of the integrated contractors – the likes of Subsea 7 and OneSubsea’s Subsea Integration Alliance and McDermott and Baker Hughes’ alliance, offering SURF and subsea production systems (SPS) in one contract. They’ve boomed (relatively) globally since Q4 2018. But, they’ve also been raising eyebrows, says Bjørvik.Some 50% of the subsea tree awards have been through these integrated contracts and a

Equinor’s Hywind Tampen project will use floating wind turbines to provide power to the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas production facilities.  (Image: Equinor)

Offshore Energy Outlook for 2020

technologies and low- or no-carbon solutions to be implemented in upstream operations. Importantly, the energy transition encompasses new methods and technologies that will increase efficiency and reduce or even eliminate emissions from hydrocarbon exploration and production. Oilfield services company Baker Hughes, for example, has committed to reducing CO2 equivalent emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieving net zero by 2050. As another example, the Seadrill-operated drilling rig West Mira has been equipped to run on batter power. The list goes on and on.The shift is undoubtedly a global one, but nowhere

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Saipem/Subsea 7 Merger Would Create Subsea Giant

;s biggest crane vessels and numerous offshore fabrication yards.”Saipem and Subsea 7 have reportedly been in merger talks in previous years, though an agreement was ever reached.Such a merger would create the fourth-largest oilfield service company, after Schlumberger, Halliburton and Baker Hughes

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Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Deal from Apache

Baker Hughes announced today that Apache Corporation’s North Sea subsidiaries have awarded, through a multi-year frame agreement, a suite of subsea equipment and services including six trees, wellheads and an associated service package. This award further builds on the existing collaboration between both companies and supports new exploration and existing well activity in the North Sea.In line with the Subsea Connect strategy, Baker Hughes will provide Apache with subsea solutions based on existing, proven technologies and standardization – a strategy designed to save both time and money

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Oil and Gas Industry Adopts VR

affecting normal work routines. Furthermore, it is equipped to replicate a wide range of emergency situations that employees could potentially face in real-life while working onsite with heavy machinery, thus ensuring they are ready to deal with any unforeseen event.”GlobalData identifies Baker Hughes, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Gazprom, Halliburton, Shell, Saudi Aramco and Sinopec as among the leading adopters of VR technology in oil and gas operations.The oil and gas industry faces a unique challenge as many of its facilities are in remote locations around the world

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DNV GL RP for Subsea Pumping Systems

specification for subsea pumping systems and complements existing industry standards.DNVGL-RP-F303 has been published following a joint industry project including participants from subsea operators Equinor, Petrobras, Shell and Woodside in addition to four major systems suppliers; Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes, OneSubsea, and TechnipFMC. The project sought to address several obstacles to subsea processing and pumping. These include overcoming the sector’s perceived novelty and unfamiliarity of subsea processing technology which can prevent new projects from being sanctioned, even though the concept

Oceaneering Wins Umbilicals Job Off India

Subsea engineering company Oceaneering announced that it it was awarded contracts by Baker Hughes (BHGE) to supply subsea umbilical control systems for Oil and Natural Gas Corp. of India's (ONGC) deepwater field development in the Bay of Bengal.Oceaneering's scope comprises the subsea umbilical control systems to allow production of gas from KG‑DWN 98/2 deepwater field.The contract award includes design and manufacture of 44 electro-hydraulic control umbilicals, totaling approximately 118 kilometers in length, delivered on a combination of reels and carousels.  Manufacture of the umbilicals

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

McDermott International and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), announced on Tuesday that the companies have been awarded contracts to provide a joint subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and subsea production systems (SPS) solution for the INPEX-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) field development, located off the northwest coast of Western Australia.The award, which follows the completion of a front-end engineering and design (FEED) competition and tender for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) scope, includes a joint SURF and SPS EPCI solution, comprisin

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