Digitalization News


Shell and Kongsberg in Well Digitalization Push

Sep 08, 2021

Oil major Shell and Norway's Kongsberg Digital have entered an agreement to collaborate and enable digital solutions and transformation for Shell's well delivery and performance.According to Kongsberg, Shell has used Kongsberg Digital’s real…

Digitalization, Remote Monitoring Makes Offshore Drilling Rigs More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Aug 26, 2021

Digitalization and remote monitoring have in the past years been hailed as the next big thing in the offshore oil and gas industry. However, these advancements have made offshore drilling rigs more vulnerable to cyber-attacks, potentially resulting in serious process safety incidents…

Digitalization: Petrofac, James Fisher Cut Need for Offshore Survey Ahead of Modification Scopes

Jul 19, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac said Monday it has with the help of digitalization, and in cooperation with James Fisher Asset Information Services (JF AIS), managed to eliminate the need for offshore surveys ahead of modification scopes, reducing time and cost…

Using Smart Data for a More Sustainable Offshore Industry

Jun 04, 2021

To thrive in the long term, the offshore industry must turn its attention to extracting—and making the most of—another key resource: data. This will help companies stay afloat in an increasingly challenging economic context and enable them to play their part in the energy transition…

Remote Control: ROAM enables Remote Fusion 2 Survey Ops in the GOM

Mar 17, 2021

Sonardyne reports successfully providing remote Fusion 2 survey operations capability on a live subsea construction campaign in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Using its new Remote Operations Access Module (ROAM), Sonardyne surveyors based in the UK…

IDS to Deliver Reporting & Monitoring Service for Stena Drilling's Rigs

Jan 13, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has awarded a 'six-figure' fleet-wide deal to cloud reporting and analytics firm Independent Data Services, which will deploy solutions for near-real time rig and fleet-wide performance benchmarks…

Digitalization: Trust - The Keystone for Digital Transformation

Oct 29, 2020

The slowdown of the world economy and plummeting energy consumption have eclipsed most other industry news. Oil exporting countries are coming to terms with limiting production to sustain reasonable prices, and operators are looking for ways to improve efficiency…

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

ABS Launches "My DigitalFleet" for Marine and Offshore Operators

Oct 06, 2020

One of the world's largest maritime classification societies American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) on Tuesday launched a web-based digital platform that 'delivers real-time data-driven insights to improve fleet efficiency, reduce costs and help manage risks…

Offshore: Digital Twinning & Reduced Operating Cost Offshore

Aug 28, 2020

The oil and gas industry is currently enduring one of the most challenging periods in its history. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated an existing decline in global demand for hydrocarbons, resulting in the lowest oil prices for 30 years…

PTTEP Taps Halliburton for Offshore Production Optimization Services

Aug 19, 2020

Oilfield services firm Halliburton will design and implement a series of digital transformation projects aimed at boosting production from Thailand-based PTTEP's offshore oil fields.Halliburton said Tuesday that it had won a contract to deliver…

Eserv Digitizes Neptune's Offshore Platforms

Aug 18, 2020

Oil and gas company on Tuesday announced Neptune Energy a new partnership with 3D technology specialist, Eserv, as part of the ongoing digitalization of Neptune’s assets including its operated Cygnus gas platform in the UK southern North Sea…

Kinemagic's Stratus Speeds Up Digital Twin Creation

Feb 24, 2020

Tech company Kinemagic, focused on developing augmented reality solutions for heavy industrial companies, has recently launched Stratus, a 3D VR/XR software solution that the company promises will shake up the digital twin industry. Stratus…

Schlumberger Intros Egypt Upstream Gateway

Feb 12, 2020

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Schlumberger introduce the Egypt Upstream Gateway, a unique and innovative national project for digitizing subsurface information and delivering a digital subsurface platform to ensure Egypt's subsurface data is kept evergreen…

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