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Shell, i-Tech 7 Team Up to Speed Up Subsea Digitalization

, i-Tech said Tuesday, will help fast-track innovation and streamline the adoption of applied technologies in areas such as marine robotics, advanced sensing, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems to address the industry’s challenges to improve safety, cost-efficiency and sustainability.Steve Wisely, Senior Vice President for i-Tech 7, said the partnership would help accelerate the development and deployment of digital asset integrity management services to support Shell’s offshore assets.“Digitalisation will support Shell to become a world-class investment case by improving our

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Subsea 7 Wins BP Work Offshore UK

response services.Subsea 7 said the work scope is worth between $150 million and $300 million.Offshore activities began in January 2019 using the company’s vessel, the Normand Subsea. Project management and engineering support will be executed from i-Tech Services' office in Aberdeen, UK.Steve Wisely, i-Tech Services’ Senior Vice President, said, “We have over 20 years’ experience working with BP both in the North Sea and in particular the challenging environmental conditions offshore West of Shetland. This award, which is a renewal of our existing contract, acknowledges

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Statoil Awards Contract for Subsea 7’s Seven Viking

system, must be capable of performing standard inspections, light construction and scale squeeze operations, as well as module handling and Christmas tree installation.Project management and engineering support will be executed from the offices of Subsea 7 company i-Tech Services in Stavanger, Norway.Steve Wisely, i-Tech Services Senior Vice President, said, “The award of this long-term IRM contract acknowledges the capability and high standard of performance i-Tech Services has established over decades of providing IRM services to Statoil. This is a renewal of our existing contract, where we have

Partners Set Out to Drive Subsea Digitalization

costs and utilize innovative technologies and capabilities to further differentiate i-Tech Services’ offerings, the partners said.“This is an exciting partnership that will allow us to uncover the many future benefits of digitalization throughout the life of the field,” said Steve Wisely, Senior Vice President, i-Tech Services. “We look forward to collaborating with Leidos to deliver a technology development plan that utilizes big data, digitalization and artificial intelligence to allow clients to harvest greater insight for early decision making ensuring focused and cost

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Subsea 7 Wins Offshore Azerbaijan Deal

life of field support vessel will be supported by a Baku based onshore project management and engineering team.   Services will begin in March 2018 with a project team located in Baku and additional specialist support being provided from i-Tech Services' operations centre in Aberdeen.   Steve Wisely, i-Tech Services Senior Vice President, said, 'The award of this long term IRM contract by BP acknowledges the capability, capacity and diversity of our offering in the Life of Field market. This contract represents a significant milestone for i-Tech Services, with our entry into Azerbaijan. It 

Subsea 7 Vessels: Photo courtesy of Subsea 7

Subsea 7 Orders Heavy Construction Vessel

of flexible pipes, umbilicals and cables. The vessel will be equipped with six gensets in two engine rooms designed to maximise performance in Dynamic Positioning Class III. The main crane and the vertical lay system will be provided by Huisman. Subsea 7 Executive Vice President Commercial Steve Wisely said: “This is another investment in our world class fleet so that we can continue to meet our clients’ demands for executing larger, more complex projects in deep and ultra-deepwater and in harsher environments.&rdquo

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