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OE: 2017 / January

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 00:00

Beware the GDPR

George Scott, Director for KPMG’s Cyber & Privacy practice in Scotland, warns companies in the upstream energy sector of impending changes to EU data protection…
Monday, 09 January 2017 11:02

Surfing the industry

There are not too many people within the subsea business that saw through – from their very beginnings and from the inside – the growth…
Friday, 06 January 2017 14:57

IRM in offshore wind

Audrey Leon speaks with Tom Adams, vice president, Power Business Development, at ABS Group, to find out how the firm is offering its inspection and…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Slow and steady wins the race

Hess is dedicated to bringing its Stampede project online on-time and on-budget, with safety being the key to success. Jerry Lee dives into the finer…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Israel’s gas revolution

Israel is eyeing both future energy independence and potential export markets with the launch of its first-ever offshore licensing round. Audrey Leon reports. Image from…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

The show must go on

Despite reductions in exploration spend, work goes on. Elaine Maslin speaks with Wood Mackenzie’s Andrew Latham to find out where explorers will aim their drillbits…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Light at the end of the pipeline

Is the subsea market poised for a comeback? Jon Fredrik Müller, of Rystad Energy, sets out the detail. An oil and gas Xmas tree. Photo…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Looking upward

2017 may be the year things start to look up in the oil and gas sector. Audrey Leon speaks with Robin Mann of Deloitte, to…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Money for nothing

Decommissioning offshore structures isn’t going away any time soon and research points to a US$210 billion bill for this activity from 2020-2040 worldwide. John Bradbury…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Slim pickings

There are slim pickings for fabricators in oil and gas sector, but as Steve Hamlen reports offshore wind fabrication has given firms some sustenance. Dudgeon…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Herding AUVs

Elaine Maslin reports on the launch of a new concept in AUV deployment, which sees six vehicles deployed in conjunction with USVs. The multi-AUV concept.…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Autonomous and ready to work

Elaine Maslin profiles some of the projects moving forward that pledge to deliver autonomous underwater vehicles for life of field operations. Modus’ AUV launch and…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

The new normal

Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK. When looking at oil price trends over the years since the 1920s, it becomes apparent that apart from…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Remote Supervision

Richard Mills, of Kongsberg Maritime, discusses survey class AUVs and USVs. Workers ready Hugin AUV. Photo from Kongsberg Maritime. The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) market…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Internet of autonomy

Unmanned autonomous systems and the internet of things are two phrases that are bandied about a lot. But, it’s not so often that they have…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Managing maintenance

Audrey Leon speaks with Lloyd’s Register about a new cloud-based software aimed at optimizing maintenance programs and reducing operational expenditures by up to 40%. Image…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Checking in on the Caspian

Melissa Sustaita charts the progress of two of the Caspian region’s famed oil and gas projects, NCOC’s Kashagan and BP’s Shah Deniz. Last year (2016)…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

What downturn?

Offshore construction activity in the Middle East Gulf has remained buoyant, but that hasn’t stopped pressure on costs and dayrates. Mirzi Moralde, of IHS, outlines…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Charting future growth in the Middle East

For McDermott International, the Middle East is a key region. Currently, it is one of five EPCI contractors with a long-term agreement with Saudi Aramco.…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

Chasing real solutions

Audrey Leon speaks with MJ Hellail, president and CEO of Samoco Oil Tools, to discuss a few of the fit-for-purpose technologies the new firm has…