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C-Innovation Opens New Dock Facility

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, said it has opened a new dock facility in Port Fourchon, La., to expand the capabilities of its Subsea Services group.The new facility is located at the end of AJ Estay Road and was previously known as the Martin South Terminal.With more than 550 ft of open quayside, Bayou Lafourche is a main entrance into the facility, which is supplied with a Manitowoc 777 crane and forklifts for rapid mobilizations of C-I’s subsea construction and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) fleet of vessels, including

DNV GL Recertifies Rutter’s Wave and Current Monitoring system

radars as a sensor. The operator is able to effectively identify environmental conditions and safe operational windows with the help of high definition images of wave fields and intuitive graphical reporting.“This is a significant achievement for our system,” said Rutter President Fraser Edison, “This certification serves to validate the accuracy of our sigma S6 WaMoS II Wave and Surface Current Monitoring system and attest to our commitment to consistent quality and reliability of our products.&rdquo

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New Radar Solution for Indonesian Marine Police

sigma S6 high definition radar imaging technology, is a strategy to address this problem.“The ability to boost the enforcement capabilities of the Indonesian Marine Police, thereby reducing illegal marine activity in the region demonstrates an ideal use case for our STS solution” said Fraser Edison, President of Rutter Inc. “Our technologies are able to integrate with existing radar and camera assets making them the preferred choice for efficient and effective surveillance of the marine environment.&rdquo

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C-Innovation Secures Subsea Construction Contract with BP

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, has secured a three-year contract with BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP), the largest energy investor in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.   The contract encompasses subsea construction, inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) and logistics services in the Gulf of Mexico. With Port Fourchon, La., serving as the home port, the new contract will bring together ECO’s extensive fleet of multipurpose platform supply and well intervention vessels with C-I’s ROV, tooling, project

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C-Innovation Forms Subsea Projects Group

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) affiliate C-Innovation, LLC (C-I) has formed a turnkey subsea projects group. Capable of providing a complete solution to its global customer base without sourcing outside the Chouest family worldwide, the new group is based in ECO’s Houston office, at the heart of the energy corridor.    David Sheetz, manager of C-I’s Subsea Division, said, “This represents a significant milestone for C-I, and it helps solidify our reputation as a true turnkey provider of subsea services with the backing and support of the diverse family of companies within

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Skarfjell becomes tie-back to Gjøa

the environmental footprints from Skarfjell. The partnership will submit the concept select report to the authorities by 16 February 2017. DEA Norge has a 10% share in Skarfjell and the partners are Wintershall Norge AS (operator) (35%), Capricorn Norge AS (20%), Bayerngas Norge AS (20%) and Edison International Norway (15%).  

A screenshot taken from the sigma S6 Ice Navigator in use, showing an iceberg being targeted in thick pack ice. (Image: Rutter)

Atlantic Canada Profiles: Rutter

radars, adding value to those existing navigation assets. “With the release of our latest generation of marine radar data processing software, sigma S6 9.1.0, we are able to assist vessels to improve their operations and fulfill industry demands with even greater efficiency,” said Fraser Edison, President and CEO, Rutter.   Stephen Hale, Director of Sales & Marketing at Rutter, added, “Whether used in combination with one of our other products or a single system, the information provided by our new sigma S6 Ice Navigator system will help provide a safe and efficient environment

Gazprom: Work on Underwater Section of Turkstream to Begin in H2 2017

lines of the underwater section, one that will ship gas to the Turkish market and a second with gas destined eventually for Europe, will come on stream by the end of 2019. Where that gas from the second line will come ashore in Europe has yet to be finally determined. Gazprom, Italian energy firm Edison and Greek gas retailer DEPA in February signed a memorandum of understanding on natural gas deliveries via the Black Sea to Greece, and from Greece to Italy. Gazprom, along with DEPA and Edison, will decide in December on the routes and delivery points into Europe, Miller said. "In December

RockBLOCK has been integrated on specially developed wave buoys deployed on to sea ice floes in the Arctic and Antarctic by NIWA. (Photo: Rock Seven)

‘Small Satcom’ Aids Polar Climate Research

seeing more interest from the Oil & Gas industry for instance, where data originating at facilities in remote or hazardous locations can inform if an engineer needs to visit or not.”   Designed to work with any platform with a serial or USB port, including Arduino, Raspberry PI and Intel Edison, as well as Windows, Mac and Linux computers, RockBLOCK is a simple and reliable way to integrate two-way communication into sensor and measurement based research projects. It can send messages of 340 bytes and receive messages of 270 bytes using Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD), which offers global

Dvalin will be developed with a four wells subsea template, which is connected to the Heidrun platform

Aker Solutions, Aibel Awarded Dvalin contracts

metres gas and 0.4 million cubic metres of condensate. The field is located in PL435, blocks 6507/7/9 and 6507/8 in the Norwegian Sea, approximately 15 kilometres north west of Heidrun and 290 kilometres from Nyhamna in Mid-Norway. DEA Norge is operator of licence PL435 with a 40% share. Partners are Edison (20%), Maersk (20%) and OMV (20%)1

C-Innovation, 1Diamond Announce Joint Venture

C-Innovation, LLC, an Edison Chouest Offshore affiliated company, and 1Diamond, LLC, a Quanta Services, Inc. subsidiary, have jointly created C-Diamond, LLC, an integrated provider of advanced cutting solutions to the offshore industry.     The joint venture was formed to target projects requiring marine-deployed cutting services, including offshore decommissioning activities. C-Diamond’s integrated offerings aimto create a more cost-effective and efficient solution for customers, while delivering optimal results.    “1Diamond is at the forefront of developing

Greece to Evaluate Deep-sea O&G Exploration Bids

Minister Panos Skourletis said.   Skourletis said the evaluation of the business and technical offers was expected to be wrapped up "in the coming weeks."   Officials have said that France's Total in a consortium with Greece's biggest oil refiner, Hellenic Petroleum , and Italy's Edison have bid for one offshore gas drilling block in the west of Greece.   Hellenic Petroleum has also bid independently for two other blocks in the Ionian Sea.   Skourletis encouraged oil companies to invest in Greece and said they should not be scared off by low oil prices and technical

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C-Innovation Chooses Kongberg AUV Systems

C-Innovation (C-I), a member of the Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) group of companies and an integrated marine services company specializing in advanced subsea solutions has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime to acquire four new Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV).   The order adds significant AUV capabilities to C-I’s already established Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) fleet. C-I offers comprehensive subsea field development services, including front-end engineering, design and installation serving a global customer base. Its advanced ROV capabilities provide a broad spectrum

C-Innovation Chooses Kongsberg AUV Systems

Agreement to acquire four new autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) allows C-I to enter the growing AUV inspection market   C-Innovation (C-I), an integrated marine services company specializing in advanced subsea solutions, and a member of the Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) family of companies, has ordered four AUVs from Kongsberg Maritime. The order adds AUV capabilities to C-I’s ROV fleet, integrated with ECO’s worldwide vessel fleet for a full-spectrum IMR solution for clients.   Headquartered in Mandeville, La., with an additional office in Houston, C-I operates worldwide

Edison Norge Drills Dry Well in North Sea off Norway

Edison Norge, a part of French EDF Group, drilled a dry well in the Haribo prospect, southwest of the Valhall field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, a partner in the license, Noreco, said on Monday.   "The Haribo exploration well has been drilled to total depth without encountering hydrocarbons. The well will now be plugged and abandoned," it said in a statement.   Edison Norge has 25 percent in the license and Noreco owns 20 percent. The other partners include Concedo with 20 percent, Lime Petroleum Norway with 15 per cent, North Energy with 15 percent and Skagen 44

Eni Wins Two Exploration Licenses in Norway

Italian oil and gas group Eni said on Tuesday it had won two exploration licenses in the Barents sea and in the North Sea in Norway.   Following the award, Eni is now operator of the PL 806 area in the Barents Sea with a 40 percent stake, while E.ON E&P , Edison International and Petoro are partners with 20 percent each, it said in a statement.   In the North Sea's PL 044 C area Eni is partner with a 13.12 percent stake, along with Statoil (30 percent) and Total (15 percent), while ConocoPhillips is the operator with 41.88 percent, it said.   Eni has been present in Norway

Project manager in Ulstein Verft, Per Svein Brekke, crane supervisor Ove Blindheim and project manager in Island Offshore, Tom Inge Vetrhus, and several from the teams involved

Ulstein Verft Ready for Big Scale Construction

Ulstein Verft’s largest vessel so far is under full production these days. Sections for hull 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore/Edison Chouest Offshore, have arrived Ulsteinvik, and our shipbuilders get to practice big scale “Lego” construction in the dock hall. The vessel has been redesigned in the engineering phase, and thus, the final vessel has increased both in length and beam. The vessel will be 159.8 metres long with a beam of 30 metres. The deadweight will be approximately 14 000 tonnes, resulting in increased deck area and tank capacity. “Ul

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