More Subsea Oil & Gas News in Russia

Gazprom cancels South Stream pipeline deal with Saipem

After a year of project suspensions and delays, Gazprom has canceled its contract with Saipem to lay the first of four lines of the South Stream offshore gas pipeline under the Black Sea. 

South Stream Line 1 weight coating resumes

Europipe GmbH has lifted the suspension on concrete weight coating work for Line 1 of the South Stream pipeline. 

GSP vessel sails to Prirazlomonoye in Russian Arctic

Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) has mobilized its construction vessel GSP Falcon to the Pechora Sea off northwest Russia for a 30-day program for Gazprom Neft Shelf.

South Stream Transport to construct subsea gas pipeline in Russia

The Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation has granted a construction permit for the portion of the South Stream gas pipeline in Russia.

Keppel to supply turret for TEN FPSO offshore Ghana

SOFEC has commissioned Keppel Shipyard to fabricate an external turret mooring system for the FPSO that will serve the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) fields offshore Ghana.

Gazprom starts production from first Russian subsea project

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued the command to start production from the country’s first subsea development.

Saipem to install Filanovsky offshore platforms and infrastructure in the Caspian Sea

LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft has contracted Saipem to transport and install production facilities related to the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

Feasibility review launches for northern Russia offshore drilling platform

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have commissioned Vostochniy Offshore Structures Construction Yard (VOSTCO) to conduct a study for a drilling platform in the Kara Sea off northern Russia.

PLET, ILT go into Sea of Okhotsk

JSC Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy has completed a successful installation of 10-in PLET and In-Line Tee (ILT) in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia, from its specialized PLB Fortuna vessel.

Ramboll to analyze Kiriskoye installation procedures offshore Sakhalin Island

Russian subsea contractor MRTS has commissioned Ramboll Oil & Gas to provide engineering support for Gazprom’s Kirinskoye gas-condensate development in the Sakhalin III area off eastern Russia.

Baltic pipeline in subsea tie-in phase

Work has started on underwater tie ins of the second Nord Stream gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea.

Kirinskoye subsea gas/condensate production facilities coming together

Gazprom plans to start gas production this year from the Kirinskoye gas/condensate field offshore Sakhalin Island, under the Sakhalin III project.

Black Sea pipeline survey sets sound profile record

GSP Offshore’s DP-2 vessel GSP Prince is providing survey services and support for the proposed South Stream gas pipeline through the Black Sea for Russian engineering company PeterGas LLC.

Saipem to manage Russia's first subsea development project

Saipem will perform subsea installations for the Kirinskoye gas condensate field offshore eastern Russia.

Ezra wins three subsea contracts

Ezra Holdings Ltd. has received three letters of awards/intent for subsea contracts valued at about $85 million.

GSP subsea team heads to Kirinskoye

GSP has won a contract to provide subsea survey and diving services for the Kirinksoye gas condensate field development off eastern Russia.

Support vessels sail to Russia

GSP Offshore has mobilized the offshore support vessels GSP Prince and GSP Vega for subsea installation work offshore Russia.

Bergen's subsea expertise reaches out to Brazil

This should be a landmark year for the subsea cluster around Bergen on Norway’s coast. The local industry association NCE Subsea is seeking to forge new links with Brazil, one of the most promising markets for the Bergen area’s thriving technology and services sectors.

Bennex to supply subsea distribution system to Kirinskoye field

Bennex has contracted to supply subsea distribution systems to Kirinskoye field in the Russian Pacific Ocean.

Saab Seaeye upgrades ROV for Caspian duty

State oil company SOCAR has contracted a Cougar XT ROV from Saab Seaeye to assist its offshore programs in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea.

Kirinskoye development heads subsea

Gazprom has opted for a subsea production system to develop the Kirinskoye field under the Sakhalin III project off north-east Russia.

FMC gains Kirinskoye subsea LOI

The Grenland Group has a letter of intent from FMC Technologies for subsea facilities for the Kirinskoye field development offshore Russia’s Sakhalin Island.


Schilling Robotics LLC has launched its HD ROV. The 125 shp vehicle is completing sea trials and two of the systems are on order for delivery this year, says Schilling.

Gazprom awards FMC $190-million subsea equipment order

Gazprom Dobycha Shelf LLC has awarded FMC Technologies Inc. a $190-million contract for subsea production equipment to use at Kirinskoye field.

Baker Hughes acquires Oilpump Services, ESP operations

Baker Hughes reports acquisition of Oilpump Services, an electrical submersible pump service company in western Siberia.

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