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OE: 2017 / July

Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

The future floats

Elaine Maslin surveys a variety of floating offshore wind projects due onstream in the near future. Statoil’s Hywind project.  Image from Statoil. This year, floating…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Rising tides

Elaine Maslin examines the market for wave and tidal, and reports on industry efforts to drive down costs and eventually scale up. A Tocardo device,…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Caught between worlds

Karen Boman charts Chevron’s success at its large Jack/St. Malo development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, a project that was sanctioned just prior to…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Subsea strikes back

While significant costs have been stripped out of the oil and gas industry, shale is fighting back. And, if the subsea industry is to survive,…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Efficient winds

Westwood Global Energy Group’s Marina Ivanova sheds light on the global offshore wind market. Source: Westwood Global Energy Group. Westwood Global Energy Group (Douglas Westwood) has…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Reduce, reuse, recycle

While offshore wind has taken off rather successfully in Europe – the US offshore wind industry has some way to go. Karen Boman reports on how…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Strait wind

The Taiwan Strait could be on the verge of an offshore wind boom. Elaine Maslin reports on ambitious targets and challenges. Image from iStock. Taiwan has…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Advanced materials

Stronger, lighter, smarter – Steve Hamlen reports how advanced materials keep pushing the envelope. Image from iStock. The use of advanced materials is becoming increasingly important…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Interventions in the digital age

Audrey Leon discusses the next game-changing intervention technologies with OE’s Deepwater Intervention Forum advisory board members ahead of this year’s show. Onboard the Well Enhancer…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Ready to respond

HWCG’s David Coatney stresses the importance of developing comprehensive response plans to prevent deepwater blowouts. Photo from HWCG. To respond to future offshore deepwater drilling…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Going where no coilhose has gone before

Marie Morkved shows how a desire to eschew ‘how we’ve always done it’ helped Maersk Oil take a different approach to well intervention – using…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Composites are coming

Composite for coiled tubing has been tried before, but the industry wasn’t ready yet. Norway’s Prototech is taking another look. New software optimizes composite pipe…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Time for an intervention

Well intervention spending has been hit harder than other areas, but it is not due to a lack of opportunities. Elaine Maslin reports.  Island Offshore’s Island…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Going rigless

Audrey Leon chats with Schlumberger, Baker Hughes and Weatherford to learn about the latest technologies available for rigless plugging and abandonment operations. Rig-Free heavy-duty pulling…
Halliburton’s Ernst Schnell discusses a recent collaboration between Halliburton’s casing equipment team and a Scandinavian operator, which helped develop a rigless method for plugging a…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Seeking P&A alternatives

Elaine Maslin surveys some of the plugging and abandonment solutions presented at Sintef’s Experimental P&A Research for the North Sea event in Trondheim, Norway. Alexandra…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

The last frontier

EIC’s Andrew Scutter details the challenges and opportunities present offshore Senegal and Mauritania. Senegal Discoveries Map.Image from Far Ltd. During a challenging period for the…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Slow progress

Karen Boman assesses the market for West African oil and gas projects, and profiles Total’s Moho Nord development offshore Congo. The tension leg platform and…
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Planning a sustainable future

Where technology and collaboration can help the industry reduce the cost per barrel in a sustainable way will be a strong focus at this year’s…