ROV Planet Articles

Plexus looks to build upon 2015 successes for a positive 2016

13.01.2016
Plexus, an Aberdeen-based engineering and service-company had an encouraging year in 2015, meeting some significant milestones in the development of its core business and launching new products. Following a challenging year for the oil and gas industry, Colin Ritchie, Managing Director of Plexus, looks at the positives in 2015 and how Plexus will continue to develop in 2016

Sonardyne goes from deep sea to deep space during NASA demonstrations

12.01.2016
Subsea engineering company, Sonardyne International Ltd., UK, has successfully demonstrated its wireless integrity monitoring technologies during a series of in-water demonstrations held at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas.

2016 MCE Deepwater Development Technical Program release

12.01.2016
After over 175 Technical Abstracts, from 92 Companies, were processed and evaluated; we are happy to announce the 2016 Technical Program.

Falkland Islands Exploration drilling update – Successful Isobel Deep Re-drill

11.01.2016
Premier Oil plc is pleased to announce that the Isobel Deep re-drill (well 14/20-2) has successfully confirmed the oil discovery encountered in the original Isobel Deep well. In addition, this re-drill has discovered new hydrocarbons in additional sandstones.

Rob Spillard joins Bibby HydroMap as their new Technical Director

11.01.2016
Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap continues to strengthen their executive board with the appointment of Rob Spillard as Technical Director.

Fugro concludes sale and lease back of two vessels

11.01.2016
Fugro has entered into a sale and lease back agreement regarding its geotechnical vessels Fugro Scout and Fugro Voyager.

Sharing lunch, experience and ideas at subsea seminar

11.01.2016
Bibby Offshore shares costs efficiency solutions and highlights best internal working methods to help ensure safe future for industry. Those attending the lunch and learn event at Village Hotel Club Aberdeen, Prime 4, in Kingswells, will hear from Bibby Offshore on how best to conduct business with the firm, as well as take part in discussions about adding value to projects and sharing ideas on cost efficiency in the supply chain.

Finalists announced for annual British subsea awards

05.01.2016
Aker Solutions, N-Sea and Saab are in contention for the Subsea Company of the Year award at this year’s Subsea UK Awards, held during Subsea Expo – Europe’s largest subsea focused exhibition and conference.

‘Ask Fugro’ campaign celebrates Fugro's global ingenuity

04.01.2016
Dutch geoscience and inspection specialist Fugro is embarking on an ambitious, year-long celebration of its global ingenuity by launching 'Ask Fugro' - a media-wide campaign focusing on specific industry hurdles and innovative solutions.

Christmas Unwrapped

31.12.2015
Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR); specialists in providing leading technology and services to the offshore marine sectors, are pleased to confirm the addition of two Sonardyne ‘Syrinx’ Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs) to their expanding rental inventory.


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

22.12.2015
ROV Planet would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

New appointments further strengthen Subsea UK Board

22.12.2015
Subsea UK has unveiled its new Board, following a members’ ballot at the industry body’s Annual General Meeting.

Fugro provides survey services for deepwater development at significant Guyana oil discovery

22.12.2015
Fugro has been awarded a contract by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, an ExxonMobil affiliate, for survey services at a deepwater field development offshore Guyana. The contract provides for autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical survey and an environmental baseline survey, along with shallow geohazard and geotechnical coring.

Pemex extends Fugro offshore geophysical and geotechnical campaign

22.12.2015
Mexican national oil company, Pemex, has awarded a further extension to Fugro’s contract to support its exploration drilling activities in the Bay of Campeche.

OCEAN INSTALLER AWARDED RENEWABLE ENERGY CONTRACT

22.12.2015
Ocean Installer has been awarded an offshore wind contract with Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH. This strengthens Ocean Installer’s position in the European offshore wind market.

Subsea Commercial Services Ltd. to Showcase Advanced New Technology at Subsea Expo 2016

21.12.2015
Subsea Commercial Services Ltd. (SCS) will be showcasing new and advanced subsea technology at the upcoming Subsea Expo 2016 Exhibition in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Aberdeen based company has recently secured the national and international representation of a number market leading manufacturers.

Aker Solutions and Saipem to Cooperate on Subsea Projects

18.12.2015
Aker Solutions and Saipem agreed to cooperate on targeted subsea oil and gas development projects worldwide. The companies will through a joint work group identify opportunities where they can create value for customers by combining Aker Solutions' capabilities in subsea products and technologies with Saipem's assets and expertise in engineering, procurement, construction and installation of subsea infrastructures.

C&C Technologies upgrade to Sonardyne Ranger 2 Pro

17.12.2015
Sonardyne Inc., Houston, has received an order to supply five Ranger 2 Pro USBL tracking systems to survey and mapping specialists C&C Technologies, Inc. – a subsidiary of Oceaneering International, Inc. By upgrading to the latest standard of acoustic positioning technology, C&C Technologies will now benefit from Ranger 2 Pro’s ability to track multiple subsea targets at greater speeds, over longer ranges, and with the highest level of positioning accuracy.
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