Friday, April 27, 2012

A Saturation Diver’s Lifeline to Shore – Helix ESG Tests Self-Propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboat

In a safety first for Aberdeen based diving contractors, Helix Well Ops UK successfully completed a dress-rehearsal of a saturation diver evacuation using a specialized self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboat. Hyperbaric lifeboats...

April 27, 2012
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Helix Express pipelay vessel

Helix Express Lays Nearly Two Miles of Pipe, in 9,000 Feet of Water

Helix ESG’s reeled pipelay vessel, the Express, recently undertook its deepest work ever during a project in the Gulf of Mexico. Working in the Lloyd Ridge Area of the Gulf, the Express laid...

April 12, 2012
Total Views: 99

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Q4000 Thruster Rolls Royce

Helix ESG’s Q4000 in Drydock, and the Future of Well Intervention [IMAGES]

I was invited down to Brownsville, Texas this week to meet with senior executives from Helix Energy Solutions Group (ESG) for an overview of their company’s well intervention operations and...

April 11, 2012
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Thursday, April 5, 2012
HELIX ESG T1200 trencher

Subsea Trenching Beast – A Look At The Helix T1200

Need to cut a 30 foot deep trench in the bottom of the ocean floor to run flowlines out to a new production rig? No problem.  Helix Energy Solutions’ new...

April 5, 2012
Total Views: 51

Monday, March 12, 2012
Helix ESG Q4000 well intervention semisubmersible
Engineering News

Helix Signs Contract for New Well Intervention Semi from Jurong Shipyard

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) on Tuesday said it has secured a US$385.5 million order to build a semisubmersible well intervention rig from Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX). The...

March 12, 2012
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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Going deeper: Canyon Offshore’s ROV pilots explain there’s more than meets the eye

By Trent Jacobs, Helix ESG Working thousands of feet below the ocean waves, in bone chilling temperatures and crushing pressures, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are the “swimming wrenches” that make...

June 16, 2011
Total Views: 37

Monday, May 23, 2011

Helix: An Introduction to Well Intervention

By Trent Jacobs, Helix Energy Solutions Currently there are more than 5,000 subsea wells scattered across the globe, with more being drilled every day.  Many of those wells are already...

May 23, 2011
Total Views: 254

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Helix group responds to BOEMRE’s clarifications on spill containment rules

On Tuesday, March 29, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) issued several refinements to deepwater drilling rules and subsea well containment procedures. In response to concerns...

March 30, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group

The Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) announces W&T Offshore, Inc. (and its wholly owned subsidiary W & T Energy VI, LLC) and Stone Energy Corporation have joined the organization, increasing...

March 22, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–William Reilly, co-chair of the presidential panel tasked with investigating causes of the BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, on Tuesday called the oil and gas industry’s response...

March 9, 2011
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Monday, March 7, 2011

Helix Fast Response System Built with Strength of Sound

Helix Energy Solutions Group recently unveiled its Helix Fast Response System (HFRS), a unique Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and containment package consisting of two vessels, the Producer 1 and Q4000,...

March 7, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011

Helix Inks Agreements for Deepwater Containment System in GoM

Written By: Cameron Wallace Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. has executed agreements for its Helix Fast Response System (“HFRS”) to be named as a spill response resource for the U.S. Gulf...

January 21, 2011
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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Caesar Pipelay Vessel Joins Helix ESG Fleet

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. new deepwater pipelay vessel, Caesar, departed the shipyard in China on November 28, and is transiting to the Gulf of Mexico where she will join the company's subsea construction fleet.

December 2, 2009
Total Views: 65