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TechnipFMC Tallies Shell PowerNap Award

the services company announced on Thursday.The award, an integrated EPCI (iEPCI) contract combining subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines (SURF) scopes, is worth between $75 million and $250 million, TechnipFMC said.TechnipFMC will design, manufacture and install subsea hardware, including subsea tree systems, subsea distribution controls, topside controls, flying leads and connectors for three wells, in addition to the supply of 20 miles of production umbilical and flowlines.Shell announced FID for the project earlier this month.PowerNap is a subsea tieback project

Sonardyne’s Compatt 6+ in action, subsea (Photo: Sonardyne)

Neptune Adopts Sonardyne’s All-in-one Platform

6+ hardware, Fusion 2 offers the ability to simplify complex projects - all with less subsea and topside hardware.As part of the deal, Neptune is trading-in its inventory of Compatt 5 seabed transponders which, after many years of reliable service, now date back to two generations of Sonardyne LBL subsea hardware. Their 6+ replacements are scheduled to go straight to work supporting Neptune’s upcoming rig positioning and field support campaigns in Asia and Australia.Pat Fournier, General Manager, Neptune, says, “Sonardyne came to see us in Perth late last year, as part of their Fusion 2 and

Arnaud Pieton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC (Photo: TechnipFMC)

TechnipFMC Wins $1 Billion Subsea Contract

said it has been awarded a number of subsea contracts by US-based Anadarko Petrleum for its Golfinho/Atum development offshore Mozambique.The UK-based firm said it was awarded a contract worth more than $1 billion for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the subsea hardware system through its wholly owned UAE incorporated subsidiary, Technip Middle East FZCO.TechnipFMC will execute the offshore installation scope with its consortium partner Van Oord, through their wholly owned UAE incorporated subsidiary, Van Oord Gulf FZE, and in cooperation with strategic major

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BP Partners with Enpro on FAM Technology

up FAM projects, including BP’s Ariel 6 which is due to be installed later in 2019.Ian Donald, managing director of Enpro Subsea said, “We appreciate the opportunity to support the BP team in providing innovative field development solutions which encapsulate the benefits of standard subsea hardware and FAM flexibility to reduce cost, risk and time to first oil. We believe Enpro’s enhanced production technologies are fully aligned with BP’s strategy of improving operating performance of existing and new assets with capital efficient solutions.&rdquo

Skandi Neptune. Image: DOF Group

DOF Bags Multiple Offshore Vessel Deals

for survey work and planning a second campaign within 2019 for Field Development Construction Support activities.In addition, the DOF group is secured award for two PSVs, the Skandi Foula and Skandi Buchan, and both vessels will join the Skandi Neptune in the second quarter of 2019 carrying pipe and subsea hardware to the main installation vessels. The forecast assets utilization is estimated close to 650 vessel days plus options. Geoholm has commenced preparation in Singapore for marine and ROV operation in the Red Sea offshore Saudi Arabia for more than 700 vessel day campaign in support of a 3D

Scottish Government minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Paul Wheelhouse MSP with Ian Donald, Enpro Subsea managing director (Photo: Enpro Subsea)

Enpro Testing New FIS Technology

;Together with its other key technology, FAM, the company provides operators flexibility development strategy throughout the life of field of its assets by enabling production enhancing technologies such as metering, flow assurance, data acquisition and hydraulic intervention to be used on standard subsea hardware.The company uses this ‘smart standardization’ to link with existing subsea infrastructure, Xmas trees and manifolds, and return significant cost savings during well operations compared with alternatives

MMA Pinnacle (Photo: i-Tech Services)

i-Tech Services Wins IMR Contract

a Malaysia-based integrated oil and gas services company, following the signing of a long-term vessel charter agreement in the Asia Pacific region earlier this year.The work scope for the 30-day campaign ranges from the provision of general visual inspection (GVI) services through to changing out subsea hardware in water depths of 1,400 meters, using the vessel’s 150-metric-ton crane.Mobilizing in Singapore, the MMA Pinnacle has been fitted with a range of i-Tech Services’ equipment for subsea inspection and field support projects, including two 3,000-meter-rated Centurion SP Work Class

Edd Moller presents Fusion 2 on launch day during OSEA 2018 in Singapore (Photo: Sonardyne)

Sonardyne Unveils Fusion 2

with navigation (ranging) telemetry data. This will have a big impact on operations such as structure installation, accelerating update rates by a factor of 10 and eliminating issues operators currently face with latency.To benefit from Wideband 3, Sonardyne has advanced its sixth-generation subsea hardware platform, with Compatt 6 and ROVNav 6 instruments now designated as ‘plus’ units, supplied as standard. To protect customers’ investments, these are backwardly compatible with existing inventories of Compatt 6s, which can also be upgraded to realize the potential of Fusion

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McDermott Completes Phase 1 of QGEP Atlanta EPS

offshore southeast of Rio de Janeiro, for independent Brazilian Exploration and Production company Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção S.A. (QGEP).   McDermott successfully performed the project management, engineering and offshore installation of all subsea hardware, including flexible pipes, umbilicals, umbilical termination assemblies, and associated equipment for the subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) project. McDermott also provided the flexible and umbilicals load out, logistics base and associated services. This additional scope was added

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Enpro Subsea Wins Frame Agreement with Tullow

and 2019 to facilitate a range of immediate applications including, multiphase metering, scale squeeze and acid stimulation in addition to potential future applications like fluid sampling and water cut metering. The FAM system provides capital efficient, fast track field development using standard subsea hardware. The work will continue to be delivered by Enpro Subsea personnel as they work towards establishing a permanent presence in the region.   The first award in 2016 saw Enpro supplying five FAMs to the E&P business which also marked its first export of its unique modular systems to

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