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FCC OKs Transfer of Gulf Fiber License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved an application filed for consent to the assignment of the submarine cable landing license and related assets for the Gulf of Mexico fiber optic network (Gulf Fiber Network), SCL-LIC-20061115-00010, held by BP Exploration & Production Inc. (BP) to Tampnet Inc.

Alcatel to Build a DC/FOTM Subsea Control Infrastructure

Equinor and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a new contract for the roll out of the submarine cable for subsea control infrastructure for the Northern Lights project.

JDR Banks Project Win in Azerbaijan for BP

JDR, the global subsea cable supplier and servicer owned by the TFKable Group, has won a contract to manufacture and supply a 5.5km 33kV fiber optic power cable and a steel tube subsea isolation valve (SSIV) umbilical, for a platform project, offshore Azerbaijan.

Tampnet Agrees to Purchase BP’s Gulf of Mexico System

Tampnet has announced that it will acquire a submarine fiber optic cable system in the Gulf of Mexico currently owned by BP.

Halliburton, TechnipFMC Launch Subsea Fiber Optic Service

Halliburton Company and TechnipFMC today introduced Odassea™, the first distributed acoustic sensing solution for subsea wells.

WFS Technologies and Subsea Energy Solutions Join Forces

WFS Technologies (WFS) has joined forces with Subsea Energy Solutions (SES) to harness their combined global expertise and market-leading range of live condition monitored cable protection systems for the offshore energy industry.

Nexans Awarded Purchase Order for Cables for Marjan Field

Nexans was awarded a significant Purchase Order to supply 180 km of 230 kV cables for the offshore Marjan increment development mega-project on the eastern coast of the Arabian Gulf.

ASN Completes Johan Sverdrop PRM Phase 1

ASN announced that the first phase of the Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) system for the Johan Sverdrup field, operated by Equinor in the North Sea, has been successfully installed and commissioned by ASN in mid-August 2019.

Tampnet Connects FPSO Alvheim

Tampnet and Aker BP have finished the deployment of fibre optic cable to the Aker BP operated FPSO Alvheim. The FPSO is now connected to Tampnet’s subsea fibre optic network providing high redundancy and capacity, preparing Alvheim for the digital transition.

UK Company Makes Bespoke Cables for Offshore Industry

During the last quarter, UK-based Cable Solutions Worldwide reports that it has manufactured in excess of 50 kilometers of bespoke subsea cable of various configurations and sizes for a variety of clients throughout the world.

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