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Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

Safety from a design consideration

Preventing corrosion is necessary to avoiding production failures. Leokadia Rucinski and Genesis’ Binder Singh provide details. Fig. 1: A collage…
Published in OE: 2015 / May
Statoil’s CEO Eldar Sætre made the case for simplicity, industrialization, and standardization as a way for the industry to get…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
Monday, 20 April 2015 11:24

NADL, Rosneft delay deal termination

Norway-based North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) and Russia's Rosneft recently agreed to extend the termination date of the 2014 framework agreement…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
In April, Gazprom reached a milestone for its Prirazlomnoye oil field as the Kirill Lavrov tanker delivered a new batch…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
Monday, 13 April 2015 17:09

Shell’s Arctic plan moves forward

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) is reviewing Shell's Arctic drilling plans, according to a recent Reuters report. On…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / April
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:52

Northern delays jackup deliveries

Northern Offshore is delaying the delivery of two of its high specification jackups due to the downturn of the drilling…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:39

Solitaire begins Polarled

Statoil started the first stage of the Polarled installation project with the Solitaire pipelaying vessel connecting the pipeline in the…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:18

Rosneft axes NADL jackup

Russian oil exploration giant Rosneft sent a cancellation notice to North Atlantic Drilling Company Ltd. (NADL) to terminate its contract…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Thursday, 19 March 2015 09:08

PSA: 'No compromise' on safety

Dramatic changes may be affecting Norway’s oil and gas sector, but PSA director-general Anne Myhrvold makes it clear that savings…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / March
Thursday, 19 March 2015 04:24

Arctic routes to be surveyed

The US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is planning increased 2015 Arctic nautical charting operations, updating charts based on surveys…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:01

Wärtsilä, partners develop ArTEco program

A new technology research program aimed at developing propulsion products specifically for operating in arctic conditions has been implemented with…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / March
Monday, 23 February 2015 02:34

Hope for Arctic oil yet?

According to the United States Geological Survey, the area above the Arctic Circle holds approximately 90 billion barrels of undiscovered,…
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released proposed regulations…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 02:54

Sætre takes Statoil reins

Statoil's newly appointed CEO and president Eldar Sætre says Statoil is "well prepared" to tackle the large uncertainty facing the…
Monday, 02 February 2015 14:29

Keeping a cool head in the Arctic

Golder Associates’ Ken Been explains the best approach to geotechnical engineering and pipeline construction when facing scours and pits in…
Published in OE: 2015 February