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Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

and gas industry, and according to Hunting, is unique within the industry as the only supplier of titanium stress joints. An operating subsidiary of lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing company Arconic, RTIES also performs fabrication and precision machining as well as inspection and maintenance services RTIES, which has historically focused its business on the Gulf of Mexico, operates from a single site facility in Houston, with 87,000 square feet of covered operating floor space, and currently employs 21 personnel.Hunting said it anticipates that key members of the senior management

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Subsea Innovation Workshop Humming

three work bays, each 42 meters in length and up to 24 meters in width, sized for larger equipment and overhead craneage up to 50 metric tons.Within Subsea Innovation’s offer to provide both new and refurbished systems, the ability to prolong the life of assets through refurbishment and maintenance services is important in the industry to help client’s equipment operate for longer before being replaced. Dave Thompson, Managing Director of Subsea Innovation, said, “In a climate which has seen many smaller companies going out of business our services can be an absolute life saver for

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Acteon Acquires Proserv’s Field Technology Services

announced on Monday it has acquired Proserv’s field technology services (FTS) business unit, including its surveying capability. The exact terms of the transaction were been disclosed.The services and facilities of the FTS business, which offers cutting, friction stud welding and pipeline maintenance services from bases in Stavanger (Norway), Houma (USA), Singapore and Aberdeen (UK), will be integrated into Acteon under the Claxton brand. The survey business unit will join Acteon’s existing UTEC Survey business, an independent global surveying company.Richard Higham, Acteon’s chief

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EDS Scores 15-year O&M Contract

the high voltage network.EDS said its team of engineers and technicians will provide a full turnkey solution for two offshore platforms, the onshore substation and grid connection at the 500MW Greater Gabbard in Lowestoft, Suffolk to help the wind farm fulfill its output potential.EDS will supply maintenance services on both the transmission assets and auxiliary systems, including fire systems and cranes, as well as providing CTVs. Operations will be managed from EDS’s 24/7 control center and will include network surveillance, high voltage (HV) safety management and marine coordination utilizing

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4Subsea Acquires Astori

and reducing costs of subsea well intervention. 4Subsea said the firm's automation and control technology will tie into its own portfolio of decision support solutions for operators.“With this acquisition we are building upon our strategy of delivering leading-edge monitoring and maintenance services that provide significant business value to operators – all the way from the reservoir to deck,” said Peter Jenkins, CEO of 4Subsea.4Subsea said it will investigate the opportunities of further digitizing Astori’s subsea control modules, in the same way it has developed digital

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Subsea 7 Wins BP Work Offshore UK

Subsea 7 S.A. announced Wednesday it has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration for the provision of subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services covering BP’s North Sea region portfolio of assets West of Shetland and Northern North Sea.Under the terms of the five year agreement, i-Tech Services will provide a life of field support vessel complete with work class and observation class remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV), capable of performing inspection, survey, intervention, light subsea construction and emergency response services.Subsea 7 said the work scope is

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California Offshore Wind Project Progresing

ExpertiseAker Solutions' proven track record in floating systems, subsea umbilicals and power cables and offshore power systems, allows for a wind offering that covers the entire lifecycle of a floating offshore wind farm. This includes planning, installation, commissioning, operations and maintenance services.Together, the project partners bring the expertise needed to develop, finance and operate the project as well as build an offshore wind energy supply chain.  RCEA and the consortium have been working with members of the community since 2017 to explore and develop the offshore wind potential

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Newbuild Kreuz Challenger Mobilized for Brunei Shell Contract

Subsea services company Kreuz Subsea has mobilized the recently delivered newbuild dive support vessel, Kreuz Challenger, as part of its seven-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Bhd. (BSP).The contract, which runs until 2022, includes supporting BSP with inspection, repair and maintenance services to be carried out on offshore oil and gas structures in Negara Brunei Darussalam's territorial waters.Typically located in water depths of up to 80 meters, these include drilling platforms, production stations, mini-production stations with combined drilling and production functions, gas

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SEAIOCMA Extends Cable Maintenance Contract

ROV (remote operated vehicle), capable of burying cable up to three meters below the sea bed and mobilizing within 24 hours of a call-out. The Cable Retriever is operated by experienced and fully trained personnel and features specialist equipment.   Global Marine has been providing maintenance services continuously to SEAIOCMA since its inception in 1986 and has completed more than 600 repairs. During that time the network has expanded from 34,000 km of cable maintained to encompass more than 111,000 km. The extension of the SEAIOCMA agreement demonstrates continued customer recognition

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