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Ocean Infinity Completes Guyana Survey for ExxonMobil

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has completed its survey project for ExxonMobil, within the enormous Stabroek block offshore Guyana, where the oil giant has over the recent few years discovered more than 8 billion barrels of oil.The project, announced in February,  involved acquiring high-resolution geophysical and geotechnical data through the simultaneous deployment of multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), in water depths of between 70m and 2150m over an area of approximately 3,100 square km.The Stabroek Block itself, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana, is 6.

Ocean Infinity Wraps 'First in Industry' Survey Offshore Angola

be at the forefront of innovation and we are delighted to have demonstrated this by gathering three sets of high-quality data through multiple AUVs deployed simultaneously with geotechnical and seismic equipment, from a single vessel, a first for the industry."Worth reminding, the U.S. oil major ExxonMobil last week contracted Ocean Infinity for a similar survey project over the Stabroek Block in Guyana where the oil company has so far struck no less than 16 oil discoveries.Under the contract, Ocean Infinity will deploy high-resolution autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) to gather geophysical and

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Exxon Taps Ocean Infinity to Survey the Stabroek Block

Subsea marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said it has been awarded a contract with ExxonMobil, for high-resolution autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical and geotechnical data acquisition within the promising Stabroek block offshore Guyana.Ocean Infinity will simultaneously deploy a fleet of AUVs in water depths of between 70 meters and 2,150 meters over an area of approximately 3,100 square kilometers.Having recently expanded its AUV fleet and implemented new battery technology, Ocean Infinity said the autonomous scale approach presents a more sustainable way of operating at sea.Paul

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Saipem Wins Subsea Contract in Guyana

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem said it has been awarded a subsea contract by ExxonMobil subsidiary Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) for the proposed Payara development project located in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana at a water depth of around 2,000 meters. The contract scope includes subsea structures, risers and flowlines.Saipem was awarded earlier subsea contracts for the first two phases of the Liza development in Guyana by EEPGL in 2017 and in 2018, respectively.Subject to government approvals, project sanction by EEPGL and its partners HESS Guyana Exploration

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Oil and Gas Industry Adopts VR

, 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. Inaccessible terrains and harsh weather conditions

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OneSubsea, Subsea 7 Win Ormen Lange Contracts

helps customers increase recovery and extend the life of their gas developments.Subsea 7’s scope under this contract includes front-end engineering design (FEED), which will proceed to execution phase in the case of positive FID by A/S Norske Shell and its partners, Petoro, Equinor, INEOS and ExxonMobil. The work will be executed as a Subsea Integration Alliance(1) project.Monica Th. Bjørkmann, Subsea 7’s Vice President Norway, said, “This award is an important demonstration of the value Subsea Integration Alliance brings by combining the technologies and capabilities of OneSubsea

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Equinor Awards Hywind Tampen Contracts

for development and operation (PDO) by Norwegian authorities. The wind farm is scheduled to start production at the end of 2022.The Gullfaks licence partners are Equinor Energy AS:  51%, Petoro AS: 30% and OMV (Norge) AS: 19The Snorre licence partners are Equinor Energy AS: 33.3%, Petoro AS: 30%, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway AS: 17.5%, Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS: 9.6%, DEA Norge AS: 8.6%, Vår Energi AS: 1.1

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A Seismic Shift Towards Quieter Surveys

also emerging). Some countries have even banned seismic exploration altogether (Italy has had a temporary ban in place pending new assessments).But, there’s still pressure to protect marine life so there’s also work to rethink the source. Since 2011, a group comprising of Total, Shell and ExxonMobil has been working on alternatives, based on marine vibroseis technology, under a joint industry project managed by Texas A&M University. Marine vibroseis works by emitting a continuous lower level energy. “Instead of a clap, one instantaneous instance of noise with high peak to peak pressure

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Environmental Studies Wrap Up for Exxon Off Guyana

Offshore scientific services company TDI-Brooks International said on Tuesday it has completed two Environmental Baseline Studies (EBS) for ExxonMobil offshore Guyana.The US supermajor is operator of several blocks offshore Guyana, including Canje, Kaieteur and Stabroek, which is classified as one of the most prolific offshore oil potentials in South America and is still growing in reservesIn April ExxonMobil announced its 13th discovery in the Stabroek block called the Yellowtail-1 well. The 26,800-square-kilometer field is estimated to hold more than 5.5 billion Boep/d, and is located about 120

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