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Saturday, 30 April 2011 19:00

Establishing the Beaufort Sea baseline

Three Alaskan Beaufort Sea developments – BP Exploration (Alaska)'s Northstar, Pioneer Natural Resources' Oooguruk and now Eni Petroleum's Nikaitchuq –…
Published in OE: 2011 / May
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
Drilling system vibration was recognized as a potential cause of elevated drilling costs half a century ago. It has been…
Published in OE: 2011 / March
Monday, 25 October 2010 19:00

Deepwater repairs at the double

Each time a hurricane sweeps through the Gulf of Mexico, operators hope for the best – that their infrastructure, from…
Published in OE: 2010 / October
Continuous registration of vessel traffic above pipelines via the proposed Automatic Identification System (AIS) represents a significant improvement on pipeline…
Published in OE: 2010 / August
Sunday, 08 August 2010 19:00

Climatic contrasts

Newly merged contractors Royal Boskalis Westminster and Smit Internationale got a foretaste of the operational synergies expected to stem from…
Published in OE: 2010 / August
Subsea trenching is not seen as one of the offshore industry's most glamorous or challenging activities – what could be…
Published in OE: 2010 / August
Thursday, 08 July 2010 19:00

Products in action - OE July 2010

New view for crane operators Claxton's new EEx-rated crane boom rig camera helps rig crane operators monitor the area beneath…
Published in OE: 2010 / July
Thursday, 08 July 2010 19:00

Pipe-making milestone for Tupi

The thickest 18in UOE pipe manufactured to date was required for Petrobras' Tupi field. Corus' Simon Slater, Richard Freeman, Martin…
Published in OE: 2010 / July
Thursday, 08 July 2010 19:00

Ice sculptures

Among the greatest uncertainties in future energy supply is the amount of oil and gas yet to be found in…
Published in OE: 2010 / July
Wednesday, 19 May 2010 19:00

Will rival gas lines meet part way?

Two competing gas transportation projects in southern Europe could be combined to increase the future security of European gas supply,…
Published in OE: 2010 / May
Sunday, 04 April 2010 19:00

Products in review / April 2010 OE

Rotary steerable successBaker Hughes deployed its AutoTrak rotary steerable system to successfully drill four directional wells in the Gulf of…
Published in OE: 2010 / April
Sunday, 04 April 2010 19:00

Raising the regulatory standard

A set of international standards for a wide selection of vital oil & gas industry materials, equipment and offshore structures…
Published in OE: 2010 / April
Wednesday, 03 March 2010 18:00

Bucking the trend

Deliberately designing pipelines to buckle – but in a controlled manner – is the Safebuck joint industry project team’s recommended…
Published in OE: 2010 / March
Wednesday, 03 March 2010 18:00

Being prepared holds key to rapid response

To share industry knowledge concerning the latest developments in emergency preparedness for subsea pipelines, TDW Offshore Services AS hosted its…
Published in OE: 2010 / March