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OE: 2013 / June

Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Subsea Norway in brief

DCN invests in ROV division DCN Diving has launched its own ROV division led by Fred Bosman as ROV operations manager. Bosman acquired his experience…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Monitoring moving subsea

Oil in water monitoring firm Pro Analysis has taken up the challenge of developing its technology for subsea use. Ever increasing water levels in production…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

GE acquisition helps globalize Naxys

Subsea monitoring outfit Naxys has gained access to top research facilities after being bought out by global giant GE. Naxys’ work in the field of…
ClampOn won a Spotlight award last year—now its corrosion erosion monitoring system is taking off. Corrosion erosion is seeing increased interest in the subsea sector,…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Subsea growth at home and abroad

High oil prices are helping boost spending, and Norway’s subsea industry has been quick to provide full system packages to those looking to spend—at home…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Using mussel power for monitoring

Norwegian technology development company Biota Guard has developed a subsea leak and environmental monitoring system for the oil and gas industry. Monitoring the heart-beat of…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

A view from a subsea CEO

Transmark Subsea CEO Johan Møller Warmedal joined the company on January 1 this year. Before joining Transmark, he worked for AGR, FMC Technologies and Schlumberger,…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Åsgard subsea compression on track

The world’s first subsea compression station is coming together in Norway— Elaine Maslin looks at the work ahead. Norway’s subsea laboratory is getting close to…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Rystad assesses global skills challenge

One of the biggest challenges facing the subsea industry, in Norway and globally, is human resources—access to skills. To help quantify and assess the sector’s…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Seeking new opportunities

Subsea Index creates business opportunities in English and Portuguese with high quality, business relevant data on subsea companies and organizations. The Brazilian companies União Engenharia…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Pioneer Array tests AUV durability

As more equipment goes on the seafloor, the industry is increasing its hunt for permanent underwater robotics solutions. Elaine Maslin got a view from Kongsberg…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

WiSub takes the pins out of subsea

Technology development firm WiSub hopes to make subsea data transfer easier and faster. A chance meeting at a subsea conference has resulted in the development…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Subsea aftermarket segment emerges

A new era is developing in subsea aftermarket service provision offshore Norway – one which is expected to set global standards. In 2010 production from…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

World-leading expertise

The world-leading expertise on subsea equipment and technology that Norwegian companies hold has evolved over time. Now, it is vital that these companies are able…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

The Future of Solutions

Since the 1980’s, the Norwegian subsea industry has evolved to become a world-leading supplier of underwater equipment and technology. Oil and gas production across the…
The GTI and 2s’ DMPTs ease construction and interface with the vessel because they can be built in Huisman’s Schiedam fabrication hall and then skidded…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Sakhalin II exports LNG

Sakhalin-II is an intergrated, export-oriented oil and gas development, and Russia’s first offshore gas project. It handles production from Piltun-Astokhskoye oil field and the Lunskoye…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Norwegian innovation makes its mark

When Norway first attended the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, 40 years ago, it was at the beginning of a long journey. Building on its…
Safety is a necessary practice for all operations, and new regulations for oversight seem to be missing some key components.The US Bureau of Safety and…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

STEM program offers industry insights

About 200 students from high schools in the Houston area got a glimpse at what their future in the oil and gas industry might be…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Mexico eyes exploration boom

Pemex wants to grow— but needs the technology and resources to do it. Elaine Maslin reports from Offshore Technology Conference. Mexico has ambitious plans for…
The Kursk tragedy in 2000 identified a need for a Russian submarine rescue ship after 118 sailors and officers perished when the nuclear-powered, cruise-missile submarine…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Russia sets ambitious targets

Russia’s campaign to sell its energy wares throughout the Asia Pacific region continued at several US energy conferences this spring: IHS CERAWeek (March) and LNG…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Some like it cold… Arctic

Interest in the North is strong and growing among international actors— Kåre Storvik gives his views on business in the area. Oil companies, supply companies,…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Organizing the weather off Sakhalin

Other than economics, logistical planning is the heart of any major project. Weather can have a significant impact on project success or failure, and while…
An additional tool for corrosion management: the power of corrosion inhibitor micelle detection. Management of internal corrosion typically involves monitoring a number of properties of…
After a major storm crippled production from Liuhua field, a major life extension project and new umbilicals from JDR Cable systems renewed an aging property;…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Draugen: Exceeding expectations

Draugen was the first field developed in the Norwegian Sea 20 years ago—Shell now expects it to produce for a further 20 years, doubling its…
Repairs of corroded supports are quick and effective when composite materials are used; Victor Schmidt explains.   Corrosion in the marine environment is a process…
Saturday, 01 June 2013 00:00

Dutch develop dual MPT for new drillships

European editor Elaine Maslin went to visit Huisman’s yard in Schiedam, Netherlands, as the finishing touches were being carried out on the Noble Globetrotter II. …