Highlights of the Week
Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (May 18 – May 24).
Subsea World News has used this opportunity to learn more about the newly established firm, bringing you an exclusive interview with one of the company leaders, Chairman and COO at Optime Subsea Services Thor Arne Løvland.
The Houston-based UIS, is an independent company, focused on underwater integrity, production assurance and life extension for subsea fields.
Subsea World News spoke to UIS CEO, Bill Boyle, in order to bring you more insight into development of UIS, it’s plans for the future and the advantages that the company brings to the market.
According to Sysla.no, Oceaneering’s Erik Sæstad has confirmed that 100 new employees must leave the company, following the earlier reports on job cuts in Oceaneering Asset Integrity when 30 workers were laid off.
According to reports, the fire-fighting teams were called for duty at approximately 3 AM on Wednesday and it took about 35 firefighters to extinguish the blaze.
More than 80 crew members were safely evacuated to the Fishermen’s Mission in Peterhead with no injuries reported, the local media reports.
As PSA informs, Shell believes there are grounds for producing from Draugen after the production licence expires in 2023 and wishes to apply to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy to extend the production licence.
However, the PSA is unable to grant consent for operations beyond the term of the current production licence. Shall has therefore received consent to extend the lifetime of the Draugen facility to 9 March 2023.