News

22nd
OCT

BP Gets Green Light for Alligin Development

BP has received approval from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to proceed with the Alligin field development located west of Shetland. The Alligin development will target 20 million barrels of oil...

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22nd
OCT

ROVOP Buys M2 Subsea?s ROV Fleet

ROVOP, the independent provider of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has purchased the entire fleet of 28 ROV systems from M2 Subsea. The fleet expansion will enable ROVOP to better...

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22nd
OCT

Barnstable Council Nods to Vineyard Wind Link

The Barnstable Town Council voted unanimously to approve a transmission cable at Covell?s Beach that will connect the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm with the regional electric power grid.

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22nd
OCT

Zennor Gets OGA Approval for Finlaggan Development

Zennor Petroleum has received approval from the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) for the Finlaggan field development in the UK Central North Sea Block 21/05c, which it owns 100%. The development project...

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22nd
OCT

Solstad Starts Negotiations with Lenders Over Liquidity Concerns

Norwegian owner and operator of offshore vessels Solstad Offshore has started negotiations with lenders to improve the overall liquidity situation prior to the North Sea winter season. According to...

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19th
OCT

Dril-Quip Confirms Sea Lion Deal

Dril-Quip subsidiary in Aberdeen, Scotland, has entered into a front end engineering and design (FEED) contract and frame agreement with Premier Oil to provide the subsea production systems for the...

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19th
OCT

Ekinops Eyes Alcatel Submarine Networks

French telecommunications solutions provider Ekinops said it has initiated preliminary discussions with Finnish company Nokia regarding a possible acquisition of Alcatel Submarine Networks. Alcatel...

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19th
OCT

Drafinsub Picks Up Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV

Italian underwater works company Drafinsub has chosen Saab Seaeye Falcon electric robotic vehicle for the wide ranging and complex tasks. ?We chose the Falcon because it’s the industry standard...

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18th
OCT

Sandia Makes Case for Floating Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines

The larger scale of offshore wind turbines and improved materials indicate that the vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) designs may have certain advantages and benefits for floating offshore wind...

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18th
OCT

UK Offshore Wind Proves a Hot Ticket

The UK offshore wind leasing Round 4 could be launched in the early part of 2019, maintaining a pipeline of projects through to the late 2020s and beyond, according to The Crown Estate, the UK seabed...

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