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  • Metas presents a new innovative launch and retrieval tool at the UTC 2017

    Metas presents a new innovative launch and retrieval tool at the UTC 2017

    Metas will be exhibiting our new innovative launch and retrieval tool and the subsea crawler at the UTC (Underwater Technology Conference ) exhibition, which takes place on the June 21th and 22nd (Wednesday and Thursday), 2017.Read More »
  • METAS recieved funding from Innovasjon Norge to support fish farming

    METAS recieved funding from Innovasjon Norge to support fish farming

    METAS has received funding from Innovasjon Norge to support our work and  development towards the fish farming industry. This support will accelerate our commercialization plans for METAS stereo camera that will be used to measure salmon size in the fish Read More ...Read More »
  • Metas appointed as Norwegian  representative of subsea robotic Crawler from iSeaMC.

    Metas appointed as Norwegian representative of subsea robotic Crawler from iSeaMC.

    The Crawler can be equipped as a mobile ocean observatory, take samples from the sediment and operate over a wide area. It can be accessed via a standard Internet connection and be operated remotely via the web as the world`s Read More ...Read More »
  • Want to join our team? METAS is looking for good candidates!

    Want to join our team? METAS is looking for good candidates!

    Want to join our team? METAS is looking for good candidates! Click the link for more info. Career  Read More »
  • A new innovative solution to reduce cost for retrieval and deployment of subsea equipment

    A new innovative solution to reduce cost for retrieval and deployment of subsea equipment

    The main features of X-net® system is summarized by the following points: Standardized designed as a modular system for easy and rapid deployment and retrievals All infrastructures have the same standardized design (no special design needed) An X-frame could easily Read More ...Read More »
  • New contract from Statoil for LoVe Ocean observatory upgrade.

    New contract from Statoil for LoVe Ocean observatory upgrade.

    Metas has as of November 7th 2016 received a contract from Statoil. The contract is for an upgrade of the Love Ocean observatory, including installation of two satellites on the observatory. Satellite on LoVe. (Image Courtesy of Statoil/DeepOcean)Read More »
  • Paper on natural seabed gas leaks published in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

    Paper on natural seabed gas leaks published in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

    Good news! Rokas published his study on seabed gas leaks in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Rokas Kubulius and Geir Pedersen: Relative acoustic frequency response of induced methane, carbon dioxide and air gas bubble plumes, observed laterally The Read More ...Read More »
  • METAS enters fish farming industry

    METAS enters fish farming industry

    METAS presented its new stereo camera based solution to very accurate measurement of fish in fish farms. The presentation took place at Workshop in Haugesund organized by Uni Research Polytec, Sept 21th 2016. The presentation given at the event:Read More »
  • Successful days at ONS 2016

    Successful days at ONS 2016

    Metas presented its technology at ONS Stavanger last week at the Innovation Park organized by NFR and Innovation Norway. We received a lot of interest located next to Statoil. Statssekretærene Ingvild Smines Tybring Gjedde and Kjell Børge Freiberg from Oil Read More ...Read More »
  • METAS AS gets new CTO

    METAS AS gets new CTO

    Pål Bjønnes started as our new CTO 1st of september. He is replacing Terje Torkelsen. Terje will still be working at Metas AS as a specialist. Pål has more than 10 years of oil and gas experience, including both technical Read More ...Read More »
  • METAS launches a new website

    METAS launches a new website

    METAS launches a new website! What’s new? Now we provide users the possibility to create their own account, which gives an opportunity to download additional materials if available. Moreover, our wish was to become more modern and interactive (videos accompanying Read More ...Read More »
  • Rokas winning the best photo at the Nortek Photo Competition

    Rokas winning the best photo at the Nortek Photo Competition

    Rokas Kubilius wins the first prize at the Nortek Photo Competition taken during his Antartica trip, where he was measuring a population of krill. Here is the winning photo:Read More »
  • Metas AS will be present at ONS 2016

    Metas AS will be present at ONS 2016

    Metas AS will be present at ONS in Stavanger at boot 850Read More »
  • LoVe Ocean Observatory in for maintenance – II.

    LoVe Ocean Observatory in for maintenance – II.

      METAS succesfully carried out Love maintance.Read More »
  • METAS AS gets new CEO

    METAS AS gets new CEO

    Kenneth Olsvik started as our new CEO in May. He replace Olav Birkeland as CEO. Olav will still be working at Metas AS, but at a reduced position with special tasks. Kenneth have been working in the international Oil and Read More ...Read More »
  • Rokas successfully defended his Ph.D

    Rokas successfully defended his Ph.D

    Multi-frequency acoustic discrimination between gas bubble plume and biological targets in the ocean We are proud to announce that one of our colleagues Rokas Kubilius has successfully defended his Ph.D in underwater acoustics at the Biology Department of University of Read More ...Read More »
  • Metas delivers  New Sensor Platform

    Metas delivers New Sensor Platform

    A cooperation project between Institute of Marine Research and Metas AS, and funded by Statoil. 15. April 2015 Metas has developed two different sensor platforms: Tow-Fish, -a towed vehicle, and the Fish-Buoy, -a stationary platform. The challenge was to be Read More ...Read More »
  • Metas in the News

    Metas in the News

    An article about Metas in the Innovation and Research Magazine (Innovasjon og Forskning) that came with Aftenposten February 21. Read the article (norwegian)Read More »
  • LoVe Ocean Observatory in for maintenance

    LoVe Ocean Observatory in for maintenance

    The LoVe Ocen Observatory, for environmental monitoring, was maintained and redeployed as planned. The one year maintenance was performed during Q3. The recovery of deployed equipment was done by use of vessel m/s Birkeland end during the last days of Read More ...Read More »
  • ONS 2014 | METAS Press brief

    ONS 2014 | METAS Press brief

    Over the years our business has increasingly taken us into more vulnerable areas, and at the same time installations have become more and more complicated. When we add the fact that the equipment has grown older since first installed we Read More ...Read More »
  • Metas introduces AALD

    Metas introduces AALD

    AALD – Active Acoustic Leak Detection Sensor System As announced in the ONS 2014 | METAS Press brief, August the 25th. we are now introducing our new AALD, Active Acoustic Oil and Gas Leak Detection Sensor System, in close cooperation Read More ...Read More »
  • Active Acoustic Leak Detection demonstration

    Active Acoustic Leak Detection demonstration

    AALD was successfully demonstrated with a live setup at our test facilities at Aastveit. At the end of 2013 we completed our 3 year R&D project AALDOG, Active Acoustic Leak Detecion Oil and Gas system. While this year preparing the Read More ...Read More »
  • LoVe Ocean Observatory  in Operation

    LoVe Ocean Observatory in Operation

    LoVe Ocean Observatory is in operation. METAS is proud to announce that we had the pleasure to develop and install the Lofoten – Vesterålen Ocean Observatory (LoVe). The project is a result of a long-term joint work by Statoil ASA Read More ...Read More »
  • AALDOG Project completed

    AALDOG Project completed

    The NFR funded Active Acoustic Leak Detection Oil and Gas project was successfully completed December 2013. The overall goal of the project was to develop a sensor solution based on active acoustic technology for monitoring oil and gas leaks from Read More ...Read More »
  • Metas became a distributor for OcenSonic for the Norwegian market

    Metas became a distributor for OcenSonic for the Norwegian market

    Ocean Sonics is an ocean technology company that designs and manufacturers digital hydrophones. The company’s goal is to make the best digital acoustic listening instruments available. Ocean Sonics is a company that specializes in gathering ocean sounds. The company designs Read More ...Read More »
  • NCE Subsea has awarded METAS “Subsea Upcoming Company of the Year”

    NCE Subsea has awarded METAS “Subsea Upcoming Company of the Year”

    Chief Technology Officer, Terje Torkelsen and CEO Olav Birkeland received the award at a ceremony in the Grieg Hall in Bergen, in connection to the UTC conference. Read more on NCE Subsea website The prize was awarded at a ceremony Read More ...Read More »
  • Presentation at Connect Oil and Gas partnerns

    Presentation at Connect Oil and Gas partnerns

    METAS makes a presentation at the Connect Oil and Gas partners forum. The Connect Oil and Gas partners forum, attended by a combination of early stage companies and more mature companies in the growth phase, featured lectures from renowned industry Read More ...Read More »
  • METAS is awarded research project funding for leak detection of oil and gas

    METAS is awarded research project funding for leak detection of oil and gas

    The Research Council of Norway has awarded METAS with research funding for a project to develop a system for acoustic leak detection of oil and gas from subsea installations. Working with partners UIB (University in Bergen) (Department of Physics and Read More ...Read More »