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  • 24 March 2020
    Equipment

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Subsea has launched its new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) – Gorilla – as robust and reliable solution in challenging subsea environments. The Gorilla ROV is equipped with an intelligent dynamic positioning (DP) system and is based on Copenhagen Subsea’s rim-driven thruster technology and standard electronic components from Japanese electronic supplier OMRON. The Gorilla […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Technology

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Subsea has launched its new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) – Gorilla – as robust and reliable solution in challenging subsea environments. The Gorilla ROV is equipped with an intelligent dynamic positioning (DP) system and is based on Copenhagen Subsea’s rim-driven thruster technology and standard electronic components from Japanese electronic supplier OMRON. The Gorilla […]

  • 29 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (March 23 – March 29). Aker Solutions to Provide Umbilicals for Chevron’s GoM Fields Kongsberg Boosts EM 2040 MKII Multibeam Echosounder SSEN Kicks Off Jura Mainland Subsea Cable Replacement Copenhagen Subsea Rolls Out the Gorilla ROV Aker Solutions […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Rowan Companies, a U.S. based drilling contractor, has been awarded a contract for its J.P. Bussell jack-up drilling rig. In its March fleet update, Rowan said that the contract, with Petrofac in Malaysia, started earlier this month. The contract duration is 209 days, on a $143.000 day rate. Elsewhere in the U.K. Talisman has decided […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following confirmation on Saturday morning (31 March) that the flare on the Elgin Platform has extinguished itself, Total is actively preparing operations to regain control of the leaking well. With respect to stopping the leak, Total has launched two main actions which are progressing in parallel. – The first action plan is to carry out […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following confirmation on Saturday morning (31 March) that the flare on the Elgin Platform has extinguished itself, Total is actively preparing operations to regain control of the leaking well. With respect to stopping the leak, Total has launched two main actions which are progressing in parallel. – The first action plan is to carry out […]

  • 9 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An important milestone in Apache’s UK North Sea Bacchus field development was reached recently with the installation of a 6.7km pipeline bundle. The job was overseen by Flexlife. In 2009, Apache awarded Flexlife a subsea engineering and pipeline operational support contract to oversee the management of Forties subsea projects and routine maintenance of subsea pipelines […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Rowan Companies, a Houston-based drilling contractor, has seen several revised operating rates for their rigs contracted by Saudi Aramco.  According to its latest fleet status report, five of its jack-up rigs under contract with Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia, are under revised operating rates beginning March 1, 2015. Namely, the operating rate for Hank Boswell high […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Rowan Companies has won a deal for one of its Super Gorilla Class jack-up rigs.

  • 27 March 2008

    The Rowan Gorilla VII Jack-up rig that was built by the Marathon LeTourneau Super Gorilla has been loaded yesterday in the harbor of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on board Mighty Servant 1. The operation started at 7.00 A.M. and the Rowan Gorilla VII was in position and lifted out of the water by 2 P.M. The […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap, a company involved in a range of services including hydrographic and geophysical survey, geotechnical sampling, etc, has just released a video about their innovative d’ROP system. d’ROP is a dynamic Remotely Operated Survey Platform that borrows and combines technology and operating principles from existing ROVs, ROTVs and systems of the modern day dredging industry. […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies has cold stacked one rig, sold two, and received several extensions for its jack-up drilling rigs.  According to the driller’s latest fleet status report issued on Tuesday, the 1983-built jack-up Rowan California, that previously operated in the Middle East, was cold stacked. Further, Rowan’s two jack-ups, Rowan Gorilla II and Rowan […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Rowan Companies has reportedly sold one if its jack-up drilling rigs to Advanced Energy Systes (ADES) in Egypt. 

  • 15 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    From 27 January to 5 February 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of Rowan Norway Ltd’s management of major accident risk and systems for barrier management on Rowan Gorilla VI (RGVI). The Rowan Gorilla VI  is a Super Gorilla class jack-up drilling rig owned by Rowan Companies. According to the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Equipment

    Rowan Companies, a U.S.-based offshore drilling contractor has received a contract for its Gorilla IV jack-up rig. The one-well contract with Fieldwood Energy in the Gulf of Mexico started in mid-June 2014 at $125,000 per day, below the previous day rate of $180,000. The rig was idle for 19 days during the second quarter of 2014 prior […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Research & Development

    On Saturday, May 5th, Clarenville High School won the provincial MATE ROV competition for the second year in a row. The team will now have the honor of representing Newfoundland and Labrador at the 11th Annual MATE International ROV Competition being held in Orlando, Florida from June 21-23, 2012. CHS students outfitted their ROV with […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Oil major ConocoPhillips has reportedly opted for an early cancellation of a drilling contract with Rowan Companies for its jack-up drilling rig Rowan Gorilla VI.  The Rowan Gorilla VI is a LeTourneau Technologies Super Gorilla Class rig built in 2000. With a leg length of 607 ft, the rig is capable of operating in a […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Rowan Companies has been awarded a contract extension for one of its Super Gorilla class jack-up rigs.

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Osiris Projects has introduces its new survey platform known as d’ROP. The company believes that the innovative d’ROP system has the potential to revolutionise productivity in shallow water survey and inspection applications. d’ROP is a dynamic Remotely Operated Survey Platform that borrows and combines technology and operating principles from existing ROVs’, ROTVs and systems from the modern […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Rowan Companies has bought two jack-up drilling rigs from Petrobras for a total of $77 million. 

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rowan Companies, a Houston-based offshore driller, has won a contract for its Rowan Gorilla IV jack-up rig from Arena Energy. In its fleet status update on Wednesday, Rowan said the new 300-day contract would start in direct continuation of the prior contract. The rig is currently employed by Energy XII. The new contract is expected […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rowan Companies plc, a U.S.-based drilling contractor specialising in high-specification jack-up rigs, today announced it has secured more work for its Gorilla IV rig in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. In its fleet contract status update the company revealed that Walter Oil & Gas has awarded a six month contract extension for the rig on a […]