Submarine Fibre Collaboration Sees Local Expertise For Australian Oil And Gas

By Titan ICT Consultants/WFN Strategies Titan ICT Consultants of Australia has signed an Agreement with US-based, WFN Strategies that would see both companies increase their service offering to the Oil and Gas sector in the Australasian region. The collaboration would see unrivalled expertise in the area of Submarine Fibre communications consulting, available locally in Perth, [...]

2013-04-19T09:32:56-04:00April 19th, 2013|Categories: Offshore Energy|

TE Subcom Commences Production Of Chevron Big Foot Undersea Network

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that work is underway for Chevron U.S.A. Inc.’s Big Foot offshore facility undersea fiber optic communications system in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Under terms of a contract awarded to TE SubCom in April 2012, the cable [...]

2013-02-20T11:10:11-05:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Offshore Energy|

Oil falls towards $112 as Isaac misses oil platforms

By Reuters U.S. energy companies have shut most facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, as a precautionary measure, cutting the region's oil output by more than 90 percent. But Isaac, which hit Louisiana, driving water over the top of a levee on the outskirts of New Orleans, skirted major energy installations in the Gulf of [...]

2012-08-29T09:03:58-04:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Offshore Energy|

SMD and Blade Offshore Services Announce Joint Venture

SMD and Blade Offshore Services (BOS) are pleased to announce the signature of Heads of Terms for a joint venture. Under the joint venture, expected to be called SMD-BORD, SMD will design and manufacture subsea remote drilling solutions for the marine renewable industry, offering a cost effective alternative to monopile and gravity foundations for wave, [...]

2011-10-27T09:44:51-04:00October 27th, 2011|Categories: Offshore Energy|

WFN STRATEGIES PARTNERS WITH MTN GHANA TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL CONSULTING FOR THE OFFSHORE BROADBAND PROJECT

By WFN Strategies WFN Strategies (WFNS) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with MTN Ghana to provide System Technical Requirements for the Offshore Broadband Project.    These requirements will ensure that the system meets users’ needs and expectations, and that the system can be successfully implemented, operated and maintained over a [...]

2011-02-14T09:58:19-05:00February 14th, 2011|Categories: Offshore Energy|

The Jones Act – one more variable in the offshore wind equation

By SubTel Forum Lexology has published an article (excerpted below) about the Jones Act, that will effect submarine cables for the Offshore Wind industry. Of the many pieces to the offshore wind puzzle for the United States, the Jones Act and other statutory requirements concerning installation and maintenance vessels for an offshore wind farm create [...]

2010-09-24T08:14:30-04:00September 24th, 2010|Categories: Offshore Energy|

Ocean Specialists completes rapid submarine fiber installation in Gulf of Mexico

By OSI Ocean Specialists Inc. (OSI) has completed a turnkey submarine cable installation for a major oil and gas operator in the Gulf of Mexico. Ocean Specialists, Inc (OSI) was contracted to assist their team in the design, procurement and construction of a submarine fiber link between two strategically important deep gas platforms in the [...]

2010-01-14T06:17:01-05:00January 14th, 2010|Categories: Offshore Energy|

WFN Strategies Assists Stratos

By WFN Strategies WFN Strategies announces that they have recently assisted Stratos Global Corporation with WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) technology research supporting its recent selection as the winning bidder for two of the three geographic zones for 2.5 GHz broadband radio service (BRS) in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The Federal Communications Commission's Auction 86 concluded [...]

2010-01-08T02:39:28-05:00January 8th, 2010|Categories: Offshore Energy|

Nexans secures major frame agreement with BP Exploration and Production Inc. for deep water umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico

By Nexans Press Release Paris - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has secured a frame agreement with BP Exploration & Production Inc. for deep water umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico that could be worth as much as $300 million in total. The frame agreement is initially for one year; however, BP has [...]

2009-08-27T07:22:53-04:00August 27th, 2009|Categories: Offshore Energy|