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Ashtead Technology’s Deflection Monitoring System being installed for a project with Ocean Installer AS in Equinor’s Askeladd and Johan Castberg fields. (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Ashtead Supports Subsea Template Installs

Subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology said it has completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Ocean Installer AS in Equinor’s Askeladd and Johan Castberg fields in the Northern Norwegian Sea.The contract saw Ashtead Technology provide its integrated Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) services and equipment to support the installation of eight Integrated Template Structures (ITS).During operations, the dual independent DMS systems monitored, calculated, displayed and logged structure deflection, heading, pitch, roll, depth and suction can differential pressures

The LNG plant at Melkøya. (Photo Ole Jørgen Bratland Statoil)

Statoil Awards Askeladd Development Contracts

Statoil is awarding a contract for pipelaying to Subsea 7 and for marine operations to Ocean Installer in the Askeladd field development.  "The Askeladd project is being developed in a period of several key milestones for Statoil in North Norway. The Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea will come on stream at the end of the year. The Johan Castberg development began in earnest after it was recently sanctioned. In addition, Statoil’s drilling campaign in the Barents Sea is being pursued this year," says Torger Rød, Statoil’s senior vice president for project

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Rolls-Royce Sells 100th LARS

Subsea have 31 Rolls-Royce Launch and Recovery Systems deploying and retrieving a range of ROVs safely, precisely and reliably in a wide range of operating environments worldwide.”     Rolls-Royce Launch and Recovery Systems are also used by Farstad, Olympic, REM, Havila, k-Line, Ocean Installer, Eidesvik, GC Rieber, Allseas, COOEC and TechDOF.        

Oseberg field centre in the North Sea. (Photo: Harald Pettersen)

Statoil Awards NOK 1.6 Billion Contracts

will provide 110 million barrels of oil equivalent and will be profitable even in a low oil price scenario. Technip Norway A/S has been awarded contracts for pipe laying at Johan Sverdrup and Oseberg Vestflanken 2.  The combined contract value is approximately NOK 400 million. Ocean Installer has been awarded contracts for marine construction and installation at Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog. The combined contract value is approximately NOK 200 million. Hereema Fabrication Group has been awarded the contract for engineering, procurement and construction

Platform Structure Repairing Courtesy PBJV Group

Barakah Adds Deepwater Capability with Ocean Installer

  Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiary, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd (PBJV), has recently signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MOC) with a Norwegian subsea service provider, Ocean Installer Ltd. (OI) to exclusively work together in Malaysia to provide deepwater installation of subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and related services. The MOC is a platform for exploring the key areas below: 1. Sharing each party’s expertise, resources and develop business for the offshore oil and gas market jointly in Malaysia. 2. Identifying prospects for suitable oil

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Ocean Installer Gets Two SURF Contracts From Statoil

 Norway's Ocean Installer has secured two subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) contracts with Statoil for work on several fields offshore Norway.   The subsea company has secured two contracts, comprising work from 2018 through 2020 on the Snorre, Troll, Njord, Åsgard, Bauge, Fenja and Dvalin fields, said a press statement.   The first contract is for Subsea Lines Modification (SLM) work, with offshore activities containing complex riser change-out operations, set to commence in Q2 of 2018.   "We continue to build on the excellent working relationship we

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Ocean Installer Raises Money for Local Charity

Twelve Ocean Installer colleagues came together on Sunday 18th May 2014 to compete in the Baker Hughes 10K Race and raise money for local charity, Befriend a Child. The team raised a fantastic amount of £2,035 in the process and donations are still coming in now. Managing Director of Ocean Installer UK, Martin Sisley said “We decided to participate in the Baker Hughes 10K to celebrate two years in Aberdeen for the company and are delighted to have supported Befriend a Child in the process, which does such great work for the local community”.   Mr. Sisley also participated

Graphic: Nautronix Equipment (Subsea Field Layout)

Norwegian Contract Extension for Nautronix

Provider of through water communication and positioning technology to the offshore industry Nautronix has been awarded a multimillion pound contract extension to continue to provide Survey Services to Ocean Installer for the next 3 years. Nautronix have been growing their survey services division since 2012 and have provided their services to projects world-wide on all Ocean Installer vessels.  They have been a key supplier to Ocean Installer in delivering high quality, safe and efficient services to major operators in Brazil, UK, Norway and the USA. With the growth of Nautronix’

Normand Vision & Normand Mermaid.

Ocean Installer Enters Australian O&G Market

Ocean Installer’s said that it has established office in Perth, Australia to meet demand for subsea construction services.  “This is the beginning of our presence in another promising region in line with Ocean Installer’s growth strategy. The Asia Pacific- and Oceania region represent significant growth opportunities in the years ahead,” said Steinar Riise, CEO, Ocean Installer.     Ocean Installer recently hired Bijan K. Mahapatra to lead the office in Australia.  Mahapatra has more than 30 years of experience in the offshore subsea engineering and

Normand Vision

Normand Vision Ready for GOM SURF Job

Ocean Installer won a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG on the Delta House project.  The location of the project is in the Mississippi Canyon Area. This marks the highly advanced construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Vision’s first SURF contract in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). “We are very pleased that we are able to present Normand Vision to the region and demonstrate her capabilities on an interesting project,” says Mike Newbury, President of Ocean Installer in the US. The scope of work includes umbilical transpooling, pre-lay

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