Oceaneering International Inc. has secured a contract to perform the first ever deepwater AUV survey in Mexican waters, the company said on June 10.
The geophysical survey will be performed for BHP at its Trion development. Oceaneering will use the DP-2 Ocean Investigator, equipped with their OS-VI AUV and light geotechnical capabilities.
Work is currently underway and will continue for approximately 45 days. Oceaneering will also provide light geotechnical services by acquiring six meter piston core soil samples.
Exxon Mobil has signed collaboration agreements with six other companies to accelerate the development of Open Process Automation (OPA) systems on July 18.
McDermott International Inc. has been awarded a sizeable contract by Argentina-based YPF SA on July 19 to provide pre-FEED services for a five million tonnes per annum (MTPA) LNG liquefaction facility, with a potential expansion to 10 MTPA, at the Vaca Muerta Shale field in Argentina.
MAN Energy Solutions has been awarded a contract to support the FEED study of a subsea compression solution for the Chevron-operated Jansz-Io Field in Western Australia on July 17.