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Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Norpipe 37/4A a cut above

Decommissioning and abandonment specialist Cutting Underwater Technologies (Cut) assisted Heerema's Thialf with the removal of the Norpipe 37/4A booster platform's…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Welland's mid-winter removal raises the bar

Operator Perenco and its key subcontractors on January's Welland 53/4A gas production platform removal – Scaldis SMC, Overdick, Hoondert and…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Subsea equipment specialist Seatools is scheduled to deliver its latest offshore innovation – a remotely operated vehicle system that will…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Subsea deployment departure

A new method of installing large subsea structures without the aid of a heavylift vessel is currently being introduced to…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Motley crew

A shortage of experienced geoscientists and petroleum engineers will delay projects and could push operators to take more risks, according…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Fire from ice: progress to date

The current state of development of methane hydrate resources – ‘from Mallik to the Nankai Trough' – was examined by…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

Subsurface data comes out on top

Andrew McBarnet reviews the implications of a new report on the value proposition of E&P data and how it is…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

FLNG sloshing analysis: a fresh approach

Class society ABS and Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) are concluding a joint development program examining critical wave…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Thursday, 31 March 2011 19:00

New-generation of drillers

The AP Moller-Maersk Group's Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with the Keppel Fels yard in Singapore for the construction…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
The world's largest cargo barge – Heerema's H-851 – announced its arrival on the offshore scene in 1988 when installing…
Published in OE: 2011 / April
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 18:00

Spec build FPSOs: dangerously risky

Floating systems consultant Peter Lovie pinpoints some of the perils of speculative FPS building and wonders if the practice may…
Published in OE: 2011 / February
Saturday, 01 January 2011 18:00

A life led horizontally

For this specially extended edition of his monthly OE column, Professor Michael Economides invited famed horizontal drilling pioneer Jacques Bosio…
Published in OE: 2011 / January
Thursday, 30 December 2010 18:00

Lighter topsides - the what, why and how

Offshore topsides must be light enough to be economical, yet big and robust to contain all the drilling and production…
Published in OE: 2010 / December
Thursday, 30 December 2010 18:00

McDermott team strikes gold

McDermott picked up a Bentley Systems innovation in construction award at the infrastructure software provider’s recent ‘Be Inspired’ gathering in…
Published in OE: 2010 / December
Prompted by practical engineering needs, Foster Wheeler Upstream developed a design tool to facilitate the design of subsea plate mudmats.…
Published in OE: 2010 / October