Subsea UK and its technology arm, the National Subsea Research Initiative, have joined forces with the UK Defence Solutions Centre to accelerate the development of underwater robotics, unmanned operations, sensors and other technological and digital innovations.
Offshore & subsea
The drilling programme for well 25/2-20 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 442. Aker BP ASA is the operator with an ownership interest of 90.26%.
GM Flow Measurement Services' technology is based around two metering products which have a smaller footprint, so they can save on space on the well site as well as eliminating the need for manual intervention and costly production shut-downs.
The discovery was made in exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture in production licence 159B in the Norwegian Sea.
The single-lift operation took 2 hours to complete from positioning the vessel Pioneering Spirit around the 3800 t platform to the moment of the lift.
The Mærsk Innovator is now firmly contracted to continue drilling infill wells at the Buzzard field on the UK Continental Shelf until February 2020.
HUBER+SUHNER Head of Business Unit Offshore/Energy, Frank Thorn, will address the urgent changes that need to be made in the offshore cable industry to allow for future progress.
Shell plan to use Trendsetter’s 15 000 psi 2 in. connectors to deliver gas lift service in the Princess Field located in the Gulf of Mexico.
Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development was approved by Norwegian authorities in May 2019, with start-up scheduled for 4Q22.
MJ is the third of three new projects in the Block KG D6 integrated development plan, which is focused offshore east India.
Due to continued client interest, the second phase of GrandSPAN has now more than doubled in size from last year’s expectation to nearly 11 000 km.
The work will be performed in water depths of up to 6500 ft on different assets within the Gulf of Mexico and is currently forecasted to commence as early as July 2019.
Since 1996, the Sleipner field in the North Sea has been used as a facility for carbon capture and storage by Equinor as operator and a group of partnering companies.