13 June 2017
Designed by Viper Innovations, CableGuardian is the first platform to offer proactive monitoring, detection and location of both cable insulation and conductor faults on live power distribution systems.
Developed in conjunction with Network Rail’s initiative to drive innovation in the supply chain...Read more
7 April 2017
Viper Innovation’s latest technology offering, CableGuardian, has been demonstrated to senior personnel and decision makers from the UK’s rail infrastructure sector.
In total 23 visitors attended the demonstration at Viper Innovation’s headquarters in Portishead, Bristol. The demonstration illustrated...Read more
20 January 2017
Viper Subsea has added to its already impressive and innovative product portfolio with the introduction of V-SUPPLY, a topsides Electrical Power Module, which as well as providing a stable and reliable source of electrical power to subsea equipment, incorporates state-of-the-art monitoring technology...Read more
11 November 2016
Viper Subsea, the subsea engineering company that provides consultancy and develops products for the oil and gas sector worldwide, is preparing to diversify and grow its business by transferring its award-winning technology into new markets.
In preparation, Viper Subsea Technology Limited has formally...Read more
30 August 2016
Viper Subsea Technology Ltd, the Portishead and Aberdeen-based subsea engineering company that provides consultancy and develops products for the oil and gas sector worldwide, is pleased to announce today (Tuesday 30th August) that it has acquired a 33% equity stake in US-based LiveWire Innovation Inc...Read more
22 August 2016
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, Mrs Annie Maw, has officially presented Viper Subsea with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation at a ceremony at the company’s Portishead head office which took place on Friday 19th August.
Viper Subsea is an engineering company that provides consultancy...Read more
21 April 2016
Viper Subsea, the Portishead and Aberdeen based subsea engineering company that provides consultancy and develops products for the oil and gas sector worldwide, is celebrating winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its ground-breaking V-LIFE Electrical Insulation Resistance Improvement ...Read more
1 April 2016
A shallow water trial of a new technology system designed to address a recurring problem in the subsea oil and gas industry has started at Portishead Quays marina.
The system, known as V-IR, has been developed by Portishead-based company Viper Subsea with the support of Total, BP, Shell, and Chevron...Read more
1 October 2015
Viper Subsea is celebrating double success at the Business Leader Awards 2015 in the Business of the Year and Innovation of the Year categories. The awards were presented at a glittering event held at Cadbury House Hotel, Bristol on the evening of 24th September, hosted by Giles Brandreth and special...Read more
10 August 2015
Oceaneering International Services Ltd has acquired a minority equity interest in Viper Subsea Technology. Oceaneering International Services Ltd is a UK based subsidiary of Oceaneering International Inc, a NYSE listed company and is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily...Read more
22 July 2015
Viper Subsea has released the next generation of its innovative V-LOCK hydraulic stab plate. At launch in 2011, V-LOCK offered performance significantly in excess of existing products with market leading clamping and separation forces together with excellent misalignment capability on make-up and a proprietary...Read more
11 June 2015
Neil Douglas, Managing Director of Viper Subsea, the Portishead-based subsea engineering company that provides consultancy and develops products for the oil and gas sector worldwide, is stressing the importance of investment in Research and Development (R&D) from businesses in the West of England region...Read more
22 May 2015
One of the sponsors of Viper Subsea’s Join Industry Project (JIP) to develop the company’s V-IR Subsea Integrity Monitoring System, has committed to deploy V-LIM line insulation monitor units into a number of North Sea fields. The commitment, which will see V-LIM deployed by the partner in June, will...Read more
5 May 2015
Viper Subsea’s innovative and award-winning V-LIFE Insulation Resistance Improvement System has enjoyed spectacular success during 2015, with the numbers of orders since Christmas 2014 set to double the installed base by the middle of 2015. The first North Sea installation is now reaching uninterrupted...Read more
17 March 2015
The Town House in Aberdeen was the setting for a private reception where senior representatives of the UK oil and gas industry met with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and key members of his government earlier in March.
As well as the delegation from Mexico, distinguished guests included; UK Secretary...Read more
9 February 2015
***VISIT US ON STAND 19, SUBSEA EXPO 2015***
Viper Subsea will showcase a range of products and services at this year’s Subsea Expo in Aberdeen. This year, the focus by Viper Subsea will be on those services and products that improve the efficiencies of the Integrity Management of aging subsea control...Read more
5 January 2015
Chevron has become the latest major operator to join Viper Subsea’s Joint Industry Project (JIP) to develop its Subsea Integrity Monitoring System known as V-IR. The project, which began in October 2013, has already attracted Shell, BP and Total and the additional sponsorship by Chevron will allow for...Read more
12 September 2014
Viper Subsea is celebrating today after winning the Technology Innovation of the Year category at the National Private Business Awards 2014, which were announced at the Guildhall, London on Wednesday 10th September.
The company’s V-LIFE Electrical Insulation Resistance Improvement System saw off stiff...Read more
5 September 2014
Viper Subsea has secured its largest contract to date for the supply of subsea hydraulic and electrical distribution equipment to an oil field in the Caspian Sea. The multi-million pound order includes the design and supply of subsea equipment as well as an option for providing a support team to oversee...Read more
21 July 2014
Viper Subsea are pleased to announce the successful outcome of their first FPAL Verify Audit covering Quality, Health & Safety, Environment and Competence & Training. The audit criteria covered an extensive review of the Viper Subsea QHSE Management System and supporting documentation, with individual...Read more
14 May 2014
Viper Subsea has attracted major operator Shell to join BP and Total in a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to develop its Subsea Line Integrity Monitoring (V-SLIM) unit which is used to identify and locate faults in remote subsea electrical distribution systems.
The addition of another major operator as...Read more
26 March 2014
Viper Subsea was highly commended at the Offshore Achievement Awards on Thursday evening (20th March) in the Innovator Award category after being shortlisted in three categories. The Innovator Award was specifically to recognise the contribution that Viper Subsea’s latest produce V-LIFE is making to...Read more
26 March 2014
Viper Subsea has signed a Joint Industry Project (JIP) agreement with energy giants BP and Total to further develop its Subsea Line Insulation Monitoring (V-SLIM) technology for identifying and locating cable and connector faults in remote subsea electrical distribution systems. Viper Subsea will carry...Read more
7 February 2014
Viper Subsea has received the prestigious Innovation & Technology Award for its latest product V-LIFE at the Subsea UK Business Awards 2014. The award, which was announced yesterday evening (5th February) at a gala dinner in Aberdeen, further reinforces Viper Subsea’s reputation as a key player in the...Read more
15 January 2014
Viper Subsea has been named as a finalist in the Subsea UK Business Awards 2014 as well as being shortlisted in three categories for the Offshore Achievement Awards 2014.
Both of these prestigious Awards recognise technical excellence in the industry with Viper Subsea being shortlisted in the Innovation...Read more
30 August 2013
Viper Subsea will unveil its latest innovation on its stand (6A20) at the Offshore Europe exhibition. The V-LIFE® provides a solution to one of subsea engineering’s most common problems – the degradation of insulation resistance in subsea cables and umbilicals.
The V-LIFE is a unit that is installed...Read more
28 August 2013
Viper Subsea is pioneering the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in subsea engineering with the launch of V-SENTINEL – a software tool that is able to monitor, and identify faults in, subsea control systems. The software system represents the first time AI has been applied to subsea control system...Read more
18 June 2013
The team will cycle non-stop from Viper Subsea’s office in Portishead to Land’s End and back again in aid of Cancer Research UK and Motivation, an international development charity based in Backwell, which supports people with mobility disabilities. The aim is to complete the endurance ride within 36...Read more
16 June 2013
Viper Subsea has been nominated by the Prime Minister’s enterprise adviser Lord Young and former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy as one of Britain’s 250 fastest growing companies with the most potential.
Viper Subsea has been invited to become a founding member of Accelerate 2013 - a festival that aims to...Read more
31 August 2012
We are pleased to announce that Viper Subsea has been recognised as a Beacon Company.
Beacon Companies are businesses with a proven track record of success, a commitment to personal and business development, a passion for best practice and a desire to collaborate with like-minded businesses.
The status...Read more
13 August 2012
Viper Subsea has received praise from the UK Government for breaking into the Brazilian market. Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green applauded Viper Subsea for securing a contract to supply equipment for a deep-water development in the Santos Basin. Viper Subsea’s Santos Basin deal was announced...Read more
19 July 2012
The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox, MP for North Somerset, visited the company's headquarters in Portishead on Friday 13th July 2012 and praised Viper Subsea for its successful export strategy, which has contributed to the company’s rapid expansion and a record current order book value.
Dr Liam Fox MP, who...Read more
31 January 2012
Viper Subsea are delighted to announce that we have signed up for the St Peter’s Hospice ‘100 Club’. St Peter’s Hospice are currently looking for 100 companies to each raise £1,000 for its charity during 2012.
St Peters hospice is the only adult hospice that provides care for patients with life limiting...Read more
7 October 2011
Viper Subsea is pleased to announce that we have been assessed and recognised as an 'Investors in People' company.
Being awarded the Investors in People accreditation is a great achievement - it demonstrates that we are working with, developing and harnessing the skills of our staff.
Some feedback...Read more
30 June 2011
Viper Subsea is now registered with Achilles JQS. Achilles Joint Qualification System (JQS)is a unique collaboration between Norwegian and Danish oil and gas operators and management contractors. The participating organisations use the system to provide information and to select suppliers and contractors...Read more
23 June 2011
Viper Subsea is committed to playing an active supporting role in its customer’s supply chain process and to continually improving its customer performance. In line with these commitments the company has now completed FPAL registration. FPAL, the direct route to business in the Oil & Gas Industry, aims...Read more
20 June 2011
Viper Subsea won the award for brand at the Media Innovation Awards.
During our rebranding in 2010, Viper Subsea worked with, and through, The Design Programme to help define the business branding needs.
Bath agency Mytton Williams were subsequently selected as our design agency for the entire re-branding...Read more
10 June 2011
Neil Douglas has been named as Institute of Directors (IoD) South West Director of the Year 2011. Neil was honoured at the fifth annual IoD South West Evening with Entrepreneurs at Bristol’s Marriott Royal Hotel, Thursday 9thJune where he was presented with his award by Miles Templeman, Director General...Read more
17 February 2011
Viper Subsea is celebrating today after winning The New Enterprise Award at the prestigious Subsea UK Business Awards 2011. The awards are organised by Subsea UK and celebrate the excellence, innovation and exceptional achievements across the entire UK subsea supply chain. The award caps a successful...Read more
28 January 2011
Viper Subsea have secured that all-important first order for its leading edge V-LOCK® stabplate product in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Energy Products Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation in Stafford, Texas, has placed an order following a competitive bid process and covers the engineering, manufacture...Read more