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High-capacity pumps boost Gjøa fire protection capability

Bergen-based Frank Mohn is supplying StatoilHydro’s Gjøa platform in the North Sea with what it says are the world’s largest fir...

Norwegian company profiles

Bennex supplies special components, systems and services to the international subsea sector and general ocean research activities.

Multipurpose ‘lift boat’ suited to heavy topsides, subsea deployments

Master Marine is due to bring a new-concept multipurpose offshore vessel into service in 2010.

Innovation Park to showcase Norwegian technologies

For the first time, Norway’s presence at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston May 4-7 will feature an Innovation Park, where 11 comp...

ROV winches with AHC engineered for harsh environments

Rapp Hydema has introduced ROV winches with active heave compensation (AHC) for extreme conditions such as ultra deepwater and arctic areas.

Frigg jacket removed to shore via novel re-float method

Buoyancy tanks guide heavy structure to Stord

HiLoad system to stabilize drillship in Arctic waters

As Remora’s first HiLoad unit prepares for sea trials, the contractor already is planning a second under an EPC contract awarded by Stena Dri...

OBC acquisition technique tests in deepwater off Angola

Seabed Geophysical is conducting a large 3D, 4C seismic data acquisition survey for Total in Angola, using its Cable-less SEismic (CASE) ocean- bot...

Sensors monitor subsea component performance, pipeline deviations

Bjørge’s Naxys technology for subsea leak detection and condition monitoring is finding acceptance in the Norwegian sector.

Merged instrumentation group expands deepwater, arctic R&D

Last year’s merger of Roxar and CorrOcean created a new organization with a large and broad instrumentation portfolio.

DP offloading vessel ready for sea trials

Construction of Remora’s HiLoad DP mobile offshore loading unit is nearing completion at the Aibel yard in Haugesund, western Norway.

Ambitious independent seeking growth via the drillbit

Det norske oljeselskap, the product of last year’s merger between Pertra and DNO’s Norwegian assets, now has 45 licenses, a busy drilli...

JIP seeking improved health checks for remote pipelines

Monitoring the condition of pipelines is increasingly important for oil companies and regulatory authorities.

Depressurization, injection measures could sustain Troll beyond 2030

In June, StatoilHydro filed a new plan for development and operation (PDO) of the giant Troll field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Murmansk fabrication yard strengthens position for Shtokman bids

Reinertsen’s offshore division in Trondheim, on Norway’s midwestern coast, has capitalized on growing offshore activity in the Norwegia...