With an increasing number of severe accidents in the global oil and gas industry caused by damaged pipelines, University of Houston researchers are developing an autonomous robot to identify potential pipeline leaks and structural failures during subsea inspections.
Subsea & Survey
Kraken Robotics Inc. has received contracts totalling $2.7 million for subsea batteries and synthetic aperture sonar systems (SAS).
Nauticus Robotics, Inc., a developer of autonomous robots using artificial intelligence for data collection and intervention services for the ocean industries, announces that Equinor ASA an international energy company based in Norway, has engaged Nauticus and its local business partner, Stinger Technology AS, for the deployment of the Company’s proprietary leak detection technology service.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant(1) contract to install flexible pipe and associated subsea structures for the Girassol Life Extension project (GIR LIFEX) by TotalEnergies EP Angola and its Block 17 Partners.
Teams from wind farm owner Northland Power and marine technology company Subsea Europe Services have successfully concluded a pilot project to apply state-of-the-art Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USV) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) to marine survey and underwater inspection operations at the Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm, located in the German North Sea.