The company has been working with integrity class ROVs for many years, and recently conducted trials in Sweden with the ROV manufacturers to establish if more power can be delivered to the ROVs to improve their performance.
Designed and developed by TSC Subsea’s UK team, working closely with the company’s Norwegian acoustic scientists, the ART® vPush was designed with speed of inspection as a priority.
The company has been contracted by Ithaca Energy to plug and abandon (P&A) six wells on the Anglia platform in the Southern North Sea, approximately 55 km from the UK mainland.
Modus has developed the application of fully automated, low cost, carbon-zero inspection and maintenance services using subsea hybrid autonomous underwater vehicles (HAUVs) to map underwater topography and inspect pipelines, cabling and undersea structures.
Under the contract, Petrofac will provide onshore and offshore personnel and a range of technical support services. The five-year contract, which has an option to extend, starts in June.
These new orders follow the successful integration of a Perry XLX delivered to Oceanica in 2020. This marked the first time Rio De Janeiro based company added a work-class ROV to its fleet in its 40-year history.
Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the overhaul of diesel generators on board the semi-submersible mobile offshore drilling unit Stena Spey.
Longboat Energy, the emerging full-cycle North Sea E&P company, has announced that the Cambozola exploration well in licence PL1049 offshore Norway was dry and will now be plugged and abandoned.
Five wells will be drilled initially, and an export pipeline will connect the platform to Prelude, which is around 160 km to the south-west of Crux. Construction will start in 2022 and first gas is expected in 2027.
The company has announced the award of a major contract by Petrobras for the development of the Búzios 8 field located approximately 180 kilometres off the coast of Rio de Janeiro at 2000 m water depth in the pre-salt Santos basin.