Niamh Burns

Oil & Gas

Shell launches sea bed rescue for lost container

A sea bed rescue has been launched by Shell after a large container plunged into the North Sea from its Brent Alpha platform. The container is still to be retrieved, but has been placed on the sea bed at a depth of 140 metres by personnel after the Normand Subsea Dive Support Vessel (DSV) was brought in to retrieve it.

Oil & Gas

Mosman Oil and Gas forges ahead in New Zealand

New Zealand and Australian focused Mosman Oil and Gas has discovered potential oil zones in its Petroleum Creek Project. The company recently conducted the next stages of its flow testing, drilling and seismic acquisition in the South Island, which is known to have the largest oil seeps in New Zealand.


Ocean Installer wins $50million Brazil contract

A subsea company with extensive operations in the North Sea basin has been awarded a contract in Brazil worth $50million. Ocean Installer will provide SURF (subsea, umbilical, risers and flowlines) support work in Brazil for Saipem. The contract will see the Normand Clipper – one of the company's three long-term chartered support vessels (CSV ) - used in the South American country for eight months, with options to extend.