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Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Ceramic coatings can prevent corrosion

Corrosion has long been the bane of the oil industry. Now new approaches and coatings are resolving the difficulties and…
Published in OE: 2013 / October
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

BP's North Sea renewal campaign

After two years of planning, BP is about to launch a major renewal program on its North Sea Magnus and…
Published in OE: 2013 / October
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 00:00

Asset integrity – a global perspective

Atkins’ Ramsay Fraser looks at offshore asset integrity assessment techniques and how acceptance criteria depend on geographic region. Evaluation of…
Published in OE: 2013 / October
Properly implemented, structural integrity management can provide structural integrity assurance from design to decommissioning, explains Mohammad Nabavian of Wood Group…
Published in OE: 2013 / October
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 16:08

Myths and misperceptions about RLWI

Milling bit packed with set asphaltenes Copyright Welltec A/S Various myths and misperceptions surround riserless light well interventions (RLWI), preventing…
Published in OE Exclusive
Sunday, 01 September 2013 00:00

Bluewater’s Haewene Brim in Cromarty

Bluewater’s Haewene Brim floating production and offloading vessel (FPSO) has been in dry dock for an upgrade at the Nigg…
Published in OE: 2013 / September
Sunday, 01 September 2013 00:00

Shallow water safety concerns

Recent Gulf of Mexico well control incidents have US regulators calling for better safety in shallow water. By Audrey Leon…
Published in OE: 2013 / September
Thursday, 01 August 2013 00:00

Wood Group wins contract extension

ConocoPhillips (UK) extended one of its longest running projects in the North Sea under a US$60 million (£40 million) one-year…
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 00:00

Competing interests walk a tightrope

Off the coast of Summerland, California, they didn’t drill the first-ever offshore oil well. They hammered it. “Engineers” used a…
Published in OE Review: 2013 / May
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 04:38

AquaTerra wins Fairfield work

Leading Rope Access Specialists, AquaTerra Solutions Ltd, has been awarded a multimillion pound three year contract for its specialist access…
Monday, 01 April 2013 03:42

£2million work for XPD8

Aberdeen-based XPD8 Solutions has reported a strong start to 2013 after its condition monitoring team secured work worth more than…
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 09:27

Wood Group wins Colombian contract

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) is delivering operations and maintenance services to Chevron's offshore production facilities under a new $17.5 million…
Published in OE Press: 2013 / March
The Underwater Centre gains funding for 15 more trainees The Underwater Centre awarded further £130,000 to train a further 15…
Published in OE Press: 2013 / March
Monday, 14 January 2013 00:00

Aker enters UK frame

Contract covers Talisman Sinopec brownfields Troll C LPP module leaving Egersund (Photo: Aker Solutions) Aker Solutions has secured an important…
Thursday, 10 January 2013 09:39

Phase one research wrap

A Houston company specializing in the repair and rehabilitation oil & gas industry pipeline reports that it has successfully completed…