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TechnipFMC Wins EPCI Contract from Woodside

announced on Friday it has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Woodside for the development of the Pyxis and Xena fields, located offshore North West Australia.The contract, which includes the design, manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment including subsea production system, flexible flowlines and umbilicals, is valued between $75 million and $250 million, and is the first call-off under a recently executed five-year EPCI Frame Agreement between TechnipFMC and Woodside.Arnaud Piéton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, said

Rick Fowler, COO of LLOG and Doug Pferdehirt Chairman and CEO of TechnipFMC (Photo: LLOG)

LLOG Orders 20k Trees for Shenandoah

excited about signing this subsea tree order which is a first in the industry and a significant milestone towards the development of our Shenandoah project,” said LLOG COO, Rick Fowler. “LLOG is pleased to expand our strategic alliance with TechnipFMC who has provided all of LLOG’s subsea equipment for more than a decade.”The Shenandoah discovery, located in Walker Ridge blocks 51, 52 and 53, approximately 200 miles south of New Orleans, is operated by LLOG and will be developed using a new floating production system. LLOG's partners in the project are Venari Offshore, Navitas

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

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Welaptega Appoints New General Manager

for its global business.Tyler de Gier has been promoted to the role from within the company and will be based in the company’s headquarters in Halifax, Canada. The appointment is of an internationpart al growth strategy for the business and follows the acquisition of the company by global subsea equipment and solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, in November 2018.de Gier will oversee the day-to-day running of Welaptega, applying the group strategy and growing the business globally, with the support of Ashtead Technology. He holds a B.Eng in mechanical engineering and during an extensive career

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Oil Price Controls Subsea Market Growth

is also more vulnerable to an oil price drop than the oilfield services market in general. We see significant risks in terms of subsea spending as well as growth,” Bjørvik said.(Source: Rystad Energy ServiceCube)Segments with especially high exposure to greenfield activity, such as the subsea equipment and subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) segments, are at risk of having growth slashed by almost 5 percentage points per year. This stands in stark contrast to the oilfield services market as a whole, which exhibits around 3 percentage points growth at risk over the same timeframe

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Aker Solutions Wins ADNOC Umbilicals Contract

project located offshore the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf.The scope includes four steel tube umbilicals totaling more than 100 kilometers. The umbilical system will provide power supply, communication services and chemical injection fluids. It will connect the subsea equipment to three new wellhead platforms and link the topside equipment located on the offshore control platform to equipment located onshore."This is the first subsea umbilical award by ADNOC in the UAE and the first subsea award for Aker Solutions in the Persian Gulf," said Luis Araujo, chief

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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 created

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OneSubsea Awarded Chevron Master Agreement

Chevron has awarded OneSubsea a 20-year subsea equipment and services master contract for development projects in the Gulf of Mexico, the subsea supplier’s parent company Schlumberger announced on Tuesday.Combining this master contract with a preapproved catalog of standardized subsea equipment will enable the US supermajor to decrease operating costs in its subsea projects, Schlumberger said.The provision of a OneSubsea custom catalog of equipment will also include innovative technologies that meet Chevron’s project requirements, including high-temperature projects or high-pressure

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TechnipFMC Bags Seagull iEPCI Award

project, located in the UK North Sea.The contract, which is said to be worth $75 million-$250 million, is the second call-off under the recently announced five-year strategic global alliance agreement between the two companies.Under the latest deal, TechnipFMC will manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment including production and water wash pipelines, umbilicals, subsea structures and control systems, it said. The offshore construction campaign is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2020.Arnaud Pieton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, said, “We are delighted to partner again with

C-Kore in action during fault finding in Australian waters (Photo: C-Kore Systems)

C-Kore Completes IRM Campaign

C-Kore Systems has completed another offshore campaign off the West Australian North West Shelf. C-Kore’s subsea testing tools quickly located the faulty subsea equipment allowing it to be replaced to make the field operational again.C-Kore’s subsea testing tools are used on fault-finding operations to quickly evaluate the health of the subsea equipment. The company’s Cable Monitor tool measures the insulation resistance and continuity of electrical lines. When used in conjunction with the Subsea TDR tool, faults can be localized with a precision of 10 centimeters, the manufacturer

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