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Oil Firms Seen Cutting Exploration Spending

February 18, 2014

Global oil firms, hit by one of the worst years for discovery in two decades, are about to cut exploration spending, pulling back from frontier areas and jeopardising their future reserves, industry insiders say. Notable exploration failures in high-profile places such as Africa’s west coast, from Angola all the way up to Sierra Leone, have… Continue Reading »

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First Saturation Diving Experiment in China Begins

January 11, 2014

China began its first saturation diving experiment near the shore of Shenzhen on January 9. The Shanghai Salvage Company announced that China has a goal to reach 300 meters under water. According to Xinhua, the preparations for the dive have already started. The experiment will begin on January 12, and the divers will stay under… Continue Reading »

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E.on’s Humber Gateway offshore wind farm project making ‘good progress’

January 8, 2014

GOOD progress is being made on Humber Gateway offshore wind farm, owner E.on has reported as it looks to the next phase of works. The company, one of the big six energy providers, is partway through the construction of the farm – the closest to the mouth of the River Humber – having established a… Continue Reading »

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Carnegie Provides Perth Project Offshore Construction and Pipeline Update

December 6, 2013

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited provides an update on the offshore construction activities associated with its Perth Wave Energy Project. The Foundation installation vessel, the Eunsung 1200, is now sea fastened with all foundations and installation equipment on the vessel and is now ready to mobilise to the Perth Project site. Subject to weather, mobilisation to… Continue Reading »

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N-Sea Officially Launches TUP Diving System, The Netherlands

December 2, 2013

On Thursday November 28th N-Sea celebrated the official launch of the TUP Diving System® at the TUP Aware Party at N-Sea Head Quarters in Zierikzee, The Netherlands. Gerard Keser, managing Director of N-Sea and guest speaker Peter Valkenier of Wintershall launched the TUP Diving System® in a festive atmosphere, a ceremony filled with infotainment, enabling… Continue Reading »

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Transocean’s Alaska Rig Contract with Shell Starts July 2014

November 19, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has a contract with Transocean Ltd for a drilling rig to start work off the coast of Alaska starting July of next year – in time for the state’s traditional Arctic offshore drilling season. Confirmation on timing of the previously announced contract came in Transocean’s monthly fleet status report, released late… Continue Reading »

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DOF Subsea Lands USD 800 Mln Worth of Contracts

November 15, 2013

The DOF Subsea Group has been awarded contracts with a total value of USD 800 million, including options. DOF Subsea has, through its subsidiary DOF Subsea Chartering AS, entered into a time charter agreement with Technip for the newbuild VARD 800. The time charter contract starts when the vessel is delivered from the yard in… Continue Reading »

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