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McDermott President and CEO David Dickson speaks on the impact the Bedfont Lakes relocation will have for company and its clients. (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott Opens Subsea Center in London

International said it has relocated its Subsea Center of Excellence from Epsom in Surrey to Bedfont Lakes office park near Feltham in London, to strengthen its subsea offering there following BP’s award of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas roject.McDermott and BHGE were awarded subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and subsea production system (SPS) equipment contracts by BP for the project located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The subsea engineering team as well as other support office areas from McDermott will be located in the new office.“The relocation of our subsea

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Expro to Supply IRS Offshore Mauritania

directly to the production tree. With increased coiled tubing cutting and disconnect capability, the IRS system provides an alternative dual barrier, through-tubing system.The award includes supplying a range of services, including the subsea well access system, lubricator valve, surface flowhead, umbilicals, topsides control equipment and IWOCS (installation and workover control system) package. Expro will also provide an onshore project management team to support Pacific Drilling throughout the project planning and execution phases, based in Expro’s office in Kuala Lumpur and then locally onshore

McDermott used its derrick lay vessel, DLV 2000 to perform its first S-lay piggy-back pipelay. (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott Wraps Up Reliance Campaign

; said Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific. “We will build on our success to help ensure the second campaign is accomplished safely with the highest quality.”The second offshore campaign includes the installation of manifolds, manifold piles, pipelines, PLETs, jumpers and umbilicals in ultra-deepwater depths, together with major brownfield modifications to Reliance’s’ control and riser platform. The contract with Reliance on KG-D6 R-Cluster, which McDermott said is worth between $250 million and $500 million, is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of

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

TechnipFMC Wins MJ1 Subsea Contract

TechnipFMC announced on Monday it has been awarded "significant" subsea contracts from India's Reliance Industries to build and install flexible risers, rigid and flexible flowlines and umbilicals for the the MJ1 field located offshore India in the deepwater Krishna Godavari basin.The contract is worth between $75 million and $250 million, the UK-based contractor said in a press release.Reliance Industries is operator and holds 60% interest in the MJ1 field. Its partners are BP and Niko with 30% and 10% stakes respectively. This high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) gas field is

Oceaneering's umbilicals facility in Panama City, Fla. (Photo courtesy: Oceaneering)

Oceaneering Awarded Work in Mozambique

Oceaneering announced on Wednesday it has secured a contract from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to supply umbilicals, distribution hardware, and aftermarket services for its liquefaction and export terminal project in Mozambique.The multiple lengths of onshore and subsea steel tube control umbilicals total approximately 185 kilometers in length. The distribution hardware to be provided includes umbilical termination assemblies, hydraulic and chemical distribution units, electrical distribution units, flying leads, junction plates, remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) flyable large-bore connectors

The Johan Sverdrup field (Photo: Equinor)

Subsea 7 Wins Johan Sverdrup 2 Contract

and installation of approximately 100 kilometers of rigid infield pipelines, including 40 kilometers of pipe-in-pipe flowlines, 27 kilometers of water injection and 37 kilometers of gas injection pipelines and 25 spools. The marine operations scope includes the installation of 23 kilometers of umbilicals, tie-in spools and precommissioning.Subsea 7 described the contract value as “substantial”, defined to be in the range of $150-300 million.Project management and engineering will commence immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Stavanger. Fabrication will take place at Subsea 7&rsquo

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C-Kore Deploys 200th Subsea Testing Unit

really make the subsea testing process simple. With close relationships, we have developed new tools to help our customers, such as our Subsea TDR and Sensor Monitor.”Smith continued, "To date we have found more than 55 faults in subsea networks and confirmed installation of more than 25 new umbilicals for customers worldwide. We’re excited to keep innovating, building on the success of our first few years, and most importantly, to keep solving our customers problems.&rdquo

Stuart Cameron, managing director, Tim Sheehan, Business Development Director and Dax Edgly, Assets, Operations and Engineering Manager (Photo: Boskalis Subsea Services)

Boskalis Nets $126 Mln Subsea Contracts

to becoming an established and recognized subsea engineering and construction partner in the UK, Norway and Canada.Cameron added, “Last year, Boskalis decided to give the UK more focus which has driven the growth in Aberdeen, where we are able to offer our customers diving services, SURF [subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines] delivery and, of course, specialist IRM solutions.“As Boskalis, we can offer unique fully integrated project delivery solutions in a single contract.“We have the strength and depth of capability and assets required for any job.&rdquo

Pharos Offshore’s latest addition to its rental fleet, the Q1000 high-powered jet-trenching ROV (Photo: Pharos Offshore)

Pharos Adds Jet-Trenching ROV

high-tech control and measurement system, sea-state 6 launch and recovery system (LARS) and a modular design which enables the Q1000 to be rapidly shipped, set-up and ready to operate anywhere in the world.The Q1000 is optimal for pre-lay or post-lay trenching operations of subsea pipelines, cables and umbilicals, with the advantageous capability of being able to simultaneous lay and bury subsea cables, the company said.It fills a market gap for a mobile, reliable and high-powered jet trenching ROV and has been highly effective on a range of burial projects in recent years.So far this year, the company

Fibron held a new branding launch event at the Karbach Brewery Houston during the week of OTC. Pictured, left to right: Pat Herbert, Investor / Advisor; Bruno Cianfini, Managing Director; Dale Hislop, Sales Director; Patrick Kearney, Technical Director; and Marco Cano, Sales Manager – Americas. (Photo: Fibron)

Fibron Gets a New Start

company focus: “We and our new owners, Rubicon Partners, welcome this refreshing new start to the business, remain committed to continuing to serve our client base and see positive improvements all around on the horizon. It’s all very exciting.”Fibron is a global supplier of subsea umbilicals to the offshore oil and gas, remotely operated vehicles (ROV), geophysical, diving, defense and oceanographic markets. The company, which designs, engineers and manufacturers umbilicals for safety- and process- critical applications around the world, was acquired by Actuant Corporation in 2008

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Subsea 7 Raises Revenue Outlook

while adding that the offshore oilfield service provider's full-year revenue is no longer expected to decline."We are now guiding for 2019 Group revenue to be broadly in line with 2018," Chief Executive Jean Cahuzac said in a statement, adding that demand for equipment such as subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) was increasing."We continue to experience a gradual volume-led recovery in integrated and stand-alone SURF projects," Cahuzac said.Analysts in a Reuters poll had expected Subsea 7's revenue to decline by 6 percent this year to $3.83 billion.Earnings before

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