I spent nearly ten very happy and rewarding years working offshore with a great bunch of people operating deep water manned submersibles and ROVs mainly in the N Sea.
Discover how V-LIFE was used to keep the lights on in East Java by recovering a failed gas field electrical system with an 18-month replacement umbilical lead time.
“What keeps you up at night?” is the question that North Sea veteran Ray Riddoch recalls being asked by industry regulators.
UK Technology SME, Viper Innovations, is celebrating the continued success of its award-winning V-LIM product, as global sales of the advanced monitoring device exceed 350 units.
Aberdeenshire start-up company Legasea is to invest £1.3 million in its offshore recycling operation – creating up to eight “green” jobs.
Subsea opportunities will be plentiful in Asia Pacific over the coming years as international oil companies (IOCs) and national oil companies (NOCs) advance a backlog of projects, while offshore wind developers accelerate activity across the region.
Subsea experts and innovators are eager to contribute to the global energy transition by leveraging the technology, people, competencies and financial muscle developed over many decades at the cutting edge of offshore development and operations.
Momentum is building within the UK’s energy sector and the blue economy.
Six years ago, Equinor began a journey towards the creation of standardised docking infrastructure for subsea drones, a new class of vehicle with the potential to revolutionise robotic support in the oil & gas and maritime renewables sectors worldwide.
“You would like to think it was good planning,” joked Neil Gordon, chief executive of the Global Underwater Hub (GUH), “but I think it’s just fortunate that, at the moment, it looks as if everything has landed well for us.”
Energy Voice’s latest monthly supplement has been published with The Press & Journal.
Leaders from government, offshore energy, renewables, defence and aquaculture will gather in Aberdeen later this month for a much-anticipated conference.
Ashtead Technology is forecasting a buoyant balance sheet after a “strong performance” in 2021.
Maybe yesterday should be renamed Green Monday rather than Blue Monday. It was certainly a day to celebrate the ambition for renewable energy in Scotland as the ScotWind licencing round was announced with provision for significantly more GW than anticipated.
The world’s top market for subsea tie-backs will take an inflation-driven cost increase of £4.8billion on upcoming contract awards through to 2026.
In a year that continued to be dominated by the pandemic and the rapid acceleration of the energy transition, both the underwater industry and its representative body have been evolving.
Subsea Integration Alliance, comprising Subsea 7 and OneSubsea, will provide engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of subsea pipelines and production systems for Woodside’s Scarborough project offshore north West Australia after announcing the deal.
A leading Aberdeen-based electrical and subsea supplier has continued its 40th anniversary celebrations with the creation of a new division.
Neptune Energy has awarded Maersk Supply Service (MSS) a contract for subsea decommissioning at its Juliet field in the southern North Sea.
Subsea energy storage company EC-OG has appointed an experienced business leader to its board to help power the company’s growth.
Subsea service firm Rovop said it is on a “strong growth trajectory” after securing contracts valued at £25million in the last six months.
French power company EDF Group (EPA:EDF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore government-owned utilities company SP Group to jointly develop a subsea transmission cable to enable renewable energy imports from Indonesia to Singapore.
Cross talk effects in subsea umbilicals are not always recognised.
Indonesia has approved the subsea route for what could be the world’s first intercontinental power grid, connecting Australia to Singapore, with 24/7 renewable power. The official nod means Sun Cable’s ambitious project, that proposes the world’s largest solar farm, the world’s biggest battery, and the world's longest undersea cable, has moved a step closer to reality.
Aberdeen-based Wood and National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) today announced that the pair have teamed up to deliver an artificial intelligence (AI) software solution for offshore asset inspections that could create savings of A$2.8 billion ($2 billion) per year.