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Forum Energy Technologies awarded contract for SRV and ROV

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has received an order from Submarine Manufacturing and Products, Ltd. (SMP) to supply a submarine rescue vehicle (SRV), a work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV), and associated launch and recovery systems.

 
 
 

S-Cube XWI generates 3D velocity model

XWI has now been run on the Chevron-operated Jansz field, a gas-filled structure 250 km off the coast of North West Australia.

 
 
 

Decommissioning: should you extend or end?

Operators are often faced with the decision of extending or concluding offshore production asset life — and pre-decommissioning planning has emerged as a key challenge for the industry. This article from Tracerco looks at a variety of diagnostics services and discuss whether lengthening or stopping asset life is the way to go…

 

Class Societies encourage and approve new technologies

The major Class Societies have already approved a number of new innovations, including the 'ODIN' diverless UWILD (Under Water Inspection in Lieu of Drydocking), and the NoMan™ remote camera technologies for non-intrusive tank inspections.

 

Repsol secures HydraWell to plug on NCS

Repsol Norge AS (Repsol) has awarded a frame agreement to HydraWell to provide technology and services for the operator’s plug and abandonment on the Norwegian continental shelf.