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Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med

September 17, 2014

A massive underwater canyon has been discovered in the Mediterranean near Italy by an international team of scientists that includes mapping experts from the National Oceanography Centre. The canyon measures almost 1000 square miles (2,500 sq km) and the scientists believe this giant area was not carved out by current flows, the usual way underwater… Continue Reading »

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Unconventional Oil, Gas to Lift US Energy Exports

September 17, 2014

The rapid rise in U.S. unconventional oil and natural gas production will help boost U.S. energy exports by around 5 percent per year through 2030, according to the September 2014 U.S. HSBC Global Connections Trade Forecast. Imports of petroleum are expected to decline from 12 percent in the near-term to 7 percent in the long-term,… Continue Reading »

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China’s CNOOC Makes Deepwater Gas Field Discovery In South China Sea

September 16, 2014

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) has made a deepwater gas field discovery in the northern part of the South China Sea, it said on Monday. The offshore oil and gas specialist found a high volume of gas flows in the Lingshui 17-2 well in August, it said on its website. Lingshui 17-2 gas well… Continue Reading »

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Boat with African Migrants Sinks Offshore Libya

September 16, 2014

A boat with around 250 African emigrates trying to reach the European coast sank near Libya. As Reuters reports, the boat had sunk near Tajoura, and until now only 26 people have been rescued. A Libyan Navy spokesperson said that emigrants on the sunken boat were mostly Africans. Migrants have been leaving North Africa for… Continue Reading »

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EX COMMERCIAL WELDER HELPS AHMED GABR

September 16, 2014

“In the future, I’ll be more careful about having good ideas so I don’t end up having to weld in 45 degree heat.” So says Frank Vahrenhorst, one of the team responsible for helping Ahmed Gabr attempt to reach 350m on open circuit scuba this month. Frank’s role on the team has been to manage the giant… Continue Reading »

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What Will You Learn at a Commercial Diving Academy?

September 16, 2014

If you want a career change where you can have an exciting job and be underwater, commercial diving could be a great choice. However, it is important to find the appropriate academy and receive the proper training. Therefore, you should know what commercial diving entails, what the academy will teach and how you will use… Continue Reading »

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TORM Hires Albwardy for Diving Services (UAE)

September 16, 2014

Danish product tanker carrier TORM A/S and UAE-based Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), an Albwardy-Damen JV, have signed a Service Level Agreement for diving services in the UAE region. The purpose is to further strengthen their relations and respective commercial reliability. The diving services will be handled from AME’s facilities in Fujairah and include full hull… Continue Reading »

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ExxonMobil Starts Up $2.5B Tapis EOR Project Offshore Terengganu, Malaysia

September 15, 2014

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., an ExxonMobil subsidiary, announced Friday the startup of the Tapis enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project offshore Terengganu, Malaysia. Operations began with water-alternating-gas injection from the recently installed Tapis R central processing platform into targeted wells on the existing Tapis A platform. The Tapis EOR project is Malaysia’s first large-scale… Continue Reading »

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Aker Clinches $465 Mln Subsea Gig from Petrobras

September 15, 2014

Aker Solutions’ subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services (AKOFS) has won a contract worth USD 465 million over five years from Petrobras to provide subsea intervention services offshore Brazil from the Aker Wayfarer vessel. The contract will start within the fourth quarter of 2016 and has a five-year option extension. AKOFS will at the end of September become part of Akastor,… Continue Reading »

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