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  • Volume 82, Issue 2 March/April 2022

    Courtesy Forssea Robotics
    The Forssea Robotics light intervention drone was tested on the Skarv field last year.
    France

    Forssea drones inspecting subsea pipelines, offshore wind structures

    April 29, 2022
    Forssea Robotics continues to pursue developments in autonomous subsea inspections.
    Eiffage Métal’s yard in Fos-sur-Mer is fabricating three floating structures for a pilot floating offshore wind project in the Mediterranean Sea.
    Renewable Energy

    Eiffage Métal supporting France’s drive for offshore wind

    April 29, 2022
    France's first development due to start operating off the west coast later this year.
    Courtesy Chariot Energy
    The Anchois wells and Lixus license offshore Morocco.
    Africa

    Northwest Africa emerging as a key offshore frontier area

    April 29, 2022
    Region expected to see sustained E&P well into the 2020s.
    Courtesy SAAB
    The Sabertooth is a hybrid AUV/ROV capable of working in deepwater either as an autonomous vehicle, or via a tether.
    Subsea

    Increased demand for AUVs drives innovation, adaption

    April 29, 2022
    Research focusing on vehicles that can reside subsea, operate independently.
    All photos courtesy Dril-Quip
    The Dril-Quip BigBore IIe low-pressure wellhead housing being run through the moonpool.
    Drilling & Completion

    Innovative subsea wellhead system installs in a single trip

    April 29, 2022
    World’s first 20 ksi system successfully run in Gulf of Mexico.

    More content from Volume 82, Issue 2 March/April 2022

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    Invasion of Ukraine prompts energy security concerns, opportunities

    April 29, 2022
    The energy market’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine illustrates the existential importance of reliable crude oil and natural gas supply for transportation and industrial...
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    Offshore Rig
    Business Briefs

    Data reports: analysts' insights on offshore wind and rigs

    April 29, 2022
    These analysts' overviews and forecasts cover the offshore energy industry.
    Courtesy SBM Offshore
    The Liza Unity is Guyana’s second FPSO.
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    E&P activities ramping up offshore Guyana, Suriname

    April 29, 2022
    Liza Phase 2 production underway.
    Courtesy Neptune Energy
    The proposed L10-Carbon Capture and Storage scheme in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
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    Vessels

    Vessels Briefs

    April 29, 2022
    A total of 15 rig contracts have been announced in March thus far, tracking in line with 14 as of this time a year ago.
    Courtesy Heerema/Aibel
    Artistic illustration of the Dogger Bank windfarm.
    Renewable Energy

    Offshore Wind Energy Briefs

    April 29, 2022
    bp and Marubeni have agreed to establish a partnership targeting opportunities in offshore wind and potentially other decarbonization projects, including hydrogen.
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    The NOIA ESG Network – Update

    April 29, 2022
    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has released the NOIA ESG Network 2022 Report.
    Courtesy Subsea 7
    Subsea 7’s pipeline bundle technology.
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    Subsea Systems Briefs

    April 29, 2022
    Subsea 7 and technology partner FLASC B.V. say that they have been awarded a grant from the UK government to develop an innovative offshore energy storage system.
    Courtesy Sofec
    Eni’s FPSO Miamte features a disconnectable tower yoke mooring system.
    Production

    Global E&P Briefs

    April 29, 2022
    Offshore exploration and production project highlights from around the world
    Jochen Eickholt
    Business Briefs

    Business Briefs

    April 29, 2022
    The latest company news and personnel moves from the offshore industry.
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    Renewable Energy

    The global energy transition faces a looming valley of death

    April 29, 2022
    In spite of technological advances, alternative energies supply a fraction of usable energy.
    Courtesy Chevron/Business Wire
    The Jansz-Io compression project will include a compression station with three compressor modules and two subsea pump modules, and an all-electric control system.
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    Subsea market advances compression, separations technologies

    April 28, 2022
    Moving equipment to the seabed enhances efficiency, extends production.
    Courtesy Maersk Drilling
    The Maersk Voyager drilled the Venus-1 oil discovery offshore Namibia for TotalEnergies.
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    Venus, Graff wells open frontier oil play offshore Namibia

    April 28, 2022
    Growing regional demand for fresh energy sources driving E&P activity.