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OneSubsea to Supply Subsea Wellheads for Prime Energy’s Malampaya Field

Prime Energy has awarded of a contract to OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, for the supply of wellheads, christmas trees (control equipment), and subsea production system for phase 4 drilling at Malampaya field, offshore Philippines.The equipment, to be supplied by the end of 2024, will be used for Malampaya Phase 4 to drill and tie-in two new deepwater wells in the Camago and Malampaya East fields to the Malampaya Shallow Water Platform.Drilling is planned for 2025 with the aim to deliver new gas by 2026, according to Prime Energy.Earlier in March, the company awarded a contract to Noble Corporation

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SLB, Plexus in North Sea P&A Deal

Oil and gas engineering services firm Plexus Holdings said Tuesday it had won a contract award for Exact and Centric equipment for a North Sea Plug and Abandonment ('P&A') project secured through its licensor SLB (ex-Schlumberger) for an unnamed  "leading North Sea operator." The P&A work will take place in Q4 2023 and generate equipment rental revenues for Plexus in the region of £100,000. "This collaborative work is an important milestone as it further builds on the ongoing relationship between the two companies as well as Plexus' growing

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James Fisher Appoints Bauer as Group General Counsel

legal and compliance regulation across all group locations. As part of his role, Bauer will report directly to Chief Executive Officer, Jean Vernet, and will sit on James Fisher’s executive team.Bauer brings with him extensive experience as an international energy lawyer after nearly 30 years at Schlumberger Limited. He has vast global expertise, having assumed various senior legal and corporate management roles on assignments in the U.K., EU, Russia, the Middle East and South America.

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PXGEO Names Tony Bowman CEO

Offshore seismic survey firm PXGEO announced it has appointed Tony Bowman as chief executive officer, effective April 3, 2023.Bowman joins PXGEO from an executive career at Schlumberger. During his almost 30-year tenure, he held a number of senior roles across multiple geographical locations, including president, WesternGeco as well as president, Schlumberger Information Solutions.Bowman’s appointment follows the departure of CEO Duncan Eley, who has decided to resign and leave PXGEO. The company's founder Peter Zickerman will serve as interim CEO.PXGEO also announced changes to its board of

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Subsea Robotics: Aquanauts, Hydronauts, Roll Out

Nauticus. Set up in 2014 (as Houston Mechatronics Inc), the company has been a bit of an outsider in the offshore industry, against incumbents offering (for the most part) more traditional looking underwater robotic systems.However, the third quarter of 2022 saw the company (whose investors include Schlumberger (SLB) and Transocean) complete a business combination with CleanTech Acquisition Corp., netting it nearly $60 million to fund its first fleet of ocean robots; list on the Nasdaq exchange; agree a trial with energy giant Shell; win a contract with the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit; and agree a defense

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Schlumberger Joins Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Seismic data companies CGG, PGS, and TGS, which last year launched Versal, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to "three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in," said Monday that Schlumberger had become a part of Versal, expanding the database further. "Versal is a unified, independent, secure, cloud-based multi-client seismic data ecosystem where energy companies can easily access all their data and entitlements in one place via a single log-in. Versal allows E&P teams to capitalize on their interpretation and analysis workflows for

Odd Job Multiphase Boosting for OneSubsea, Subsea 7

and its alliance partner, Subsea 7 have won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract on Kosmos Energy's Odd Job field in the US Gulf of Mexico.Through the EPCI contract with Kosmos, OneSubsea, the subsea technologies, production, and processing systems business of Schlumberger, will supply a subsea multiphase boosting system, topside equipment, and a 16-mile integrated power and control umbilical. Project management, engineering, assembly and testing will be performed at the OneSubsea facilities in Bergen and Horsøy, Norway, while transport to the field and installati

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James Fisher Names Vernet CEO

experience working in the offshore energy sector in both the U.K. and around the world. Most recently, he was CEO of Smiths Group’s largest division, John Crane. He has an engineering degree and spent a decade in various financial and market facing roles with energy services business Schlumberger. His experience also includes five years as CFO of Expro, the offshore energy services provider.Angus Cockburn, James Fisher board chair said, “I am delighted to welcome Jean to James Fisher. He is an internationally experienced business leader with extensive energy sector knowledge. He

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Schlumberger, Subsea 7 Renew Subsea Integration Alliance for 7 More Years

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger and offshore installation specialist Subsea 7 have agreed to renew their Subsea Integration Alliance for a further seven years.Subsea Integration Alliance is an alliance between Subsea 7 and Schlumberger’s OneSubsea subsea technologies, production and processing systems business, under which the two companies jointly design, develop and deliver integrated subsea development solutions through the combination of subsurface expertise, subsea production systems (SPS), subsea processing systems, subsea umbilicals risers and flowlines systems (SURF), and life-of-fiel

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