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OE: 2015 / June

Monday, 08 June 2015 00:00

Current currency

The success of MeyGen will help lay the ground work for the future of the tidal power industry. The CEO of the company behind it,…
Thursday, 04 June 2015 09:56

Third time's the charm

Forty years ago this month (June), after a frenzy of exploration and something of a race to be first, first oil was produced from the…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

The spice of life

Statoil and ExxonMobil are seeking ways to develop the multi-trillion cubic feet of gas resources they have found in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. Elaine Maslin…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Closing Mexico’s deepwater gap

Following Mexico’s historic energy reforms, Fernando C. Hernandez of Reaching Ultra, discusses what is still needed in order to make Mexico a major deepwater player.…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Uncharted waters

A milestone is about to be reached in the tidal energy industry off the cold harsh coast of Scotland. Elaine Maslin talked to the project…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Realizing potential

Tidal and wave energy projects are getting grid-wet this year, yet there’s still more to learn. Emma Gordon reports from All Energy. An OpenHydro device.…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Picking up wind

About US$336 billion (€300 billion) could be spent in offshore wind capex over the next 10 years, with cumulative capacity surpassing 57GW. Douglas Westwood’s Rachel…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Modeling deeper waters

Audrey Leon spoke with Schlumberger’s Alexander Neber, technical marketing manager, Software Integrated Solutions (SIS), to discuss how software can solve reservoir engineering and other deepwater…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Creating a severe-weather riser system

Jeannie Stell provides an update on BP’s partnership with Wood Group Kenny to design and manufacture an FPSO riser suitable for the “dark and stormy”…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Seeing double in the deep

Elaine Maslin takes a look at Fincantieri’s latest ultra deepwater drillship design – Proxima, sporting twin cylindrical drill towers and two moonpools.  Fincantieri’s Proxima drillship…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Deepwater briefing

Towards 2025, deepwater exploration and production will save the offshore industry, Norwegian energy analysts Rystad said in a recent presentation. According to Douglas Westwood’s World…
Against a backdrop of growing global activity, ocean thermal-energy conversion (OTEC) is increasingly attracting investment, with work underway to develop technical specifications. Martin Brown, convenor…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Fit for HPHT

Exova Group’s Stuart Bond shows how the company is working to develop testing technologies to ensure SURF components are fit for HPHT and H2S service.…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Pushing limits on the line

John Bradbury reports on new equipment designs for risers and umbilicals from DeepFlex and Technip, which the two top-tier players say can stretch the performance…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Going with the (model) flow

Modeling flow assurance regimes is no easy task, not least for long distance tiebacks, where the need for accurate modeling is crucial. Alexander Belkin outlines…
The graph created in MS Excel demonstrates the MTV for rolling changes in the pipeline. It is possible to locate the places where it changes…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Sea of uncertainty

With a mean estimate of 23.6 billion bbl of undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional oil in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, the Arctic could be one…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Globalizing marine energy

This past year has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging experienced by the marine energy industry in its short life, with some of our…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Defrosting Arctic development

Russian arctic oil exploration is facing an uphill battle against international sanctions and low oil prices. But, the country’s oil companies and government are still…
Gregory Hale walked the aisles at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference to find out what moves the industry is making toward automation. OTC conference floor.…
Monday, 01 June 2015 00:00

Countdown to SPE Offshore Europe

Inspiring the next generation sets the theme for this year’s SPE Offshore Europe 2015. OE takes a look at what’s in store at this year’s…