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Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

, but said its management is optimistic of securing market opportunities to deliver returns going forward.Jim Johnson, Hunting Chief Executive said, “Given the new offshore deepwater projects being commissioned within the US, Brazil and Guyana, RTIES, which will sit alongside and complement our subsea operations, will provide Hunting with an enlarged product offering into the recovering deepwater offshore market.“The transaction also delivers on our stated strategic goal of targeting investments in differentiated technologies to enhance our value proposition for the offshore oil and gas

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MTR100: #4 Martin McDonald , SVP, Oceaneering

are pleased to share that Martin McDonald, Oceaneering, is #4 in the 14th Annual "MTR100". The full  electronic edition of Marine Technology Reporter is available at https://magazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MarineTechnology/201907/. Oceaneering is a pioneer and leader in the world of subsea robotics, and a ‘by the numbers’ look at the company provides a staggering view. Oceaneering operates a fleet of 275 work class ROVs – the world’s largest– as well as 60 observation class ROVs. The ROV division has approximately 2,400 full-time personnel, with about

From left: Chris Overton and Djamel Hamel (Photo: Xodus Group)

Xodus Group Adds Subsea Staff

; experience to Xodus’ team which regularly provides integrity management support to UKCS operators.Hamel has been appointed to the role of principal consultant, having previously worked within a senior pipeline position for six years at Spirit Energy, as well as engineering roles at Wood, Subsea 7 and Technip.A chartered engineer, Hamel holds a PhD in Hydrodynamics from the University of Glasgow and has worked across the oil and gas industry in subsea disciplines, including rigid pipeline design and installation, risers, subsea pipeline asset integrity and project management.Overton also

Subsea Innovation Next Generation Pipe-in-Pipe Waterstops (Photo: Subsea Innovation)

Subsea Innovation Scores TechnipFMC Contract

Subsea Innovation said it has won a contract win with TechnipFMC in Norway for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment.In 2018 Subsea Innovation engineered next-generation seal for their Pipe in Pipe Waterstops, designed and developed from its head office in Darlington, UK.Waterstop Seals provide a solution for isolating a section of flooded annulus in offshore risers or flowlines by preventing water passage to the adjacent Pipe-In-Pipe sections during installation and normal operation. The new design addresses potential challenges experienced with High Frequency Welded

A TCP Jumper being prepared by Airborne Oil & Gas for deployment in West Africa (Photo: Airborne Oil & Gas)

Airborne to Supply TCP Jumpers in Nigeria

installation in any location.The scope of work marks the second order for its TCP products in Nigeria this year. The first was for a TCP jumper spool which is expected to be deployed by a supermajor in the region later in the year.TCP is a non-conductive, non-corrosive flexible pipe that can be installed subsea easily through subsea pallet or off the back of a vessel from a reel, avoiding expensive metrology and reducing the project throughput time. Airborne Oil & Gas’ TCP products can be (re)terminated in the field in a matter of hours, providing flexibility and de-risking the project schedule

Admiral Karl Schultz – Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard. Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

MTR100: #2 Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, USCG

it’s important to have the conversation in government that when you talk about investment in infrastructure, maritime infrastructure and the Coast Guard need to be a part of that conversation and a part of the equation.”Keeping the commercial maritime waterways humming means business for the subsea community, and a quick ‘by the numbers’ look at the U.S. maritime industry is enlightening and puts the Commandant’s mission in perspective: 95,000 miles of shoreline, 25,000 miles of navigable channels, 361 ports, 50,000 federal aids to navigation, cumulatively support more than

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14 Template Installations in One Month

delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same, new standard, Equinor said. Following an increase in the price level for subsea equipment over several years, the Norwegian energy company said it now sees that standardization and simplification strengthens the competitiveness of the subsea industry, providing jobs both onshore and offshore. The Askeladd, Johan Castberg, Troll Phase 3 and Snorre Expansion Projects have

Tekmar Group company Ryder Geotechnical said it has expanded into new headquarters on Newcastle’s Collingwood Street (Photo: Tekmar)

Ryder Geotechnical Opens New Headquarters

AgileTek Engineering delivers value to both company’s existing clients by enabling them to deliver combined scopes and engage in the project lifecycle earlier. The new office lets us extend this integration further as we look to be the partner of choice for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment to the global offshore energy markets.&rdquo

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Saipem, SEKO Developing Subsea Metering Pump

Saipem said it is working with UK-based metering pumps manufacturer SEKO to create a new subsea metering pump capable of operating in extreme conditions.The Italian services company announced on social media that it has signed a collaboration agreement with SEKO Industrial Processes aimed at the design and industrialization of the subsea metering pump."This deal marks a further step for #Saipem along the road to the development of Saipem Subsea Chemicals and Processing Systems," the company said.

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Mermaid Reports Subsea Contracts

Mermaid Maritime announced that its Middle East and Southeast Asian business units have recently been awarded subsea contracts with a combined total estimated potential contract value of $7.4 million.The first highlighted scope of work, commencing in the third quarter of 2019, involves carrying out air diving and a light work-class remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services for a national upstream oil and gas company offshore in the Middle East GCC. The duration of the contract is for approximately nine months.The second highlighted work package, also commencing in the third quarter of 2019

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