Baker Hughes announced that Darrell C. Howard has joined the company as President of the Integrated Operations organization.
Forum Subsea Solutions of Houston announced the sale of a sub-Atlantic Super Mohawk II remotely operated vehicle system to Abyss International Benthic Exploration S.A.R.L. of Montpellier, France. The Super Mohawk II is suitable for observation, survey, pipelay support, and inspections. Abyss International will use this system for inspection, survey, and intervention work on contracts in North and West Africa.
Schilling Robotics, LLC and Gregg Marine, Inc. announced the successful completion of field testing of their first seabed drilling unit offshore Vancouver, British Columbia. The system is currently being mobilized to drill near Australia, where it will begin work in the coming months for Apache Oil Corporation.