Sandvik has won the first large-scale stainless steel umbilical tube order in Brazil’s pre-salt Mero oilfield.
NOVACAVI recently contributed to the development of technologies that convert sea wave power into electrical energy, with a special custom cable engineered to connect the pilot unit moored offshore to the network of the ISWEC prototype (Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter) within the Eni MaREnergy research program.
In all industries where hazardous machinery and materials are present, safety is the optimum priority. Statistics show that 80% of errors which occur during manufacturing are due to human error. For this reason, many companies acquire bespoke equipment tailored to suit their safety and production standards. Utilizing bespoke equipment supports the efficiency and accuracy within the workplace optimizing overall machine usage and increasing safe productivity[ii].
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Libra, a consortium of prime international oil & gas operators, for Steel Tube Umbilicals to be installed in the Mero offshore oilfield. The Libra Consortium is led by Petrobras – with a 40% interest – in partnership with Shell Brasil (20%), Total (20%), CNPC (10%) and CNOOC Ltd. (10%). The consortium also has the participation of the state-owned company Pré-Sal Petróleo SA (PPSA) as manager of the Production Sharing Agreement.
NEC Corporation and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announces that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers).
NTT Ltd., a world-leading global technology services provider, will commence the construction of a "MIST" large-capacity submarine cable between Singapore, Myanmar and India (Mumbai and Chennai). The construction will be part of a strategic joint venture for international submarine cables in South East Asia, with Orient Link Pte. Ltd. from December 2019.
Prysmian Group and Equinor in agreement for the supply of the submarine inter–array cable system for the Empire Wind project, an 816 MW offshore wind project in New York. Prysmian Group will provide the 66 kV XLPE-insulated inter-array cable system that will transmit power from the wind turbines with a capacity in the range of 10-15 MW. The construction of the cable system’s power cores is set to begin by December 2019.