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WFT upgrades RipTide drilling reamer

May 01, 2017

Weatherford International (WFT) has released the RipTide RFID drilling reamer that incorporates advanced cutter technology at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference.  The RipTide RFID drilling reamer is a proven tool that has been deployed in deepwater fields throughout the world…

Kongsberg, Stress Engineering form offshore alliance

Apr 28, 2017

Kongsberg Maritime Inc., the North American division of Norway headquartered marine and offshore technology company Kongsberg Maritime, and Houston headquartered Stress Engineering Services have formed a strategic alliance to better serve…

Interventek develops 20K in-riser valve

Apr 20, 2017

Aberdeen-based well intervention technology specialists, Interventek Subsea Engineering, has developed an ultra-high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) version of their Revolution safety valve for in-riser landing string systems, the 20K in-riser Revolution valve…

Statoil gets Barents Blåmann permit

Apr 10, 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for well 7121/8-1, named Blåmann in the Barents Sea. Well 7121/8-1 will be drilled from the Songa Enabler drilling facility, after completing the…

NPD grants Aker BP Volund permit

Apr 10, 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for well 24/9-11 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 24/9-11 S will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility, at position 59°29’6…

Semco, Skipavika sign service preparedness agreement

Mar 15, 2017

Semco Maritime and Skipavika enter into strategic agreement on service preparedness for all rigs at the port facility Skipavika Terminal near Bergen. The agreement also comprises an intention to develop the submarine base Olavsvern near Tromsø as a rig service center…

Baker Hughes develops adaptive drill bit

Mar 14, 2017

Baker Hughes has released its TerrAdapt adaptive drill bit, which can deliver dramatic improvements in drilling economics by using automation to mitigate downhole dysfunctions that cause inefficient drilling and costly tool failures. With self-adjusting depth-of-cut (DOC) control elements…

Trelleborg, Chet Morrison offer GoM DRBM repair

Mar 06, 2017

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has formalized its Drill Riser Buoyancy Module (DRBM) repair offering for the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) through its partnership with the Deepwater Riser Services division of Chet Morrison Contractors. Trelleborg…

Odfjell awarded South Africa work

Mar 01, 2017

Odfjell Drilling has signed a conditional letter of award with an oil major for a one well contract to be drilled by the sixth generation semisubmersible, Deepsea Stavanger, offshore South Africa. The contract commencement is back to…

PRT gets Interventek Revolution valve for GOM

Feb 28, 2017

Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in-riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek will supply its 6…

Lundin to use Island Innovator for Edvard Grieg

Feb 09, 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for well 16/1-27. Well 16/1-27 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility, at position 58°50’18.11” north and 2°11’56.83” east, in a southwesterly…

Halliburton expands Dash system capabilities

Feb 07, 2017

Halliburton (HAL) released the Dash Large Bore Subsea Safety System, which provides full electrohydraulic control of well safety and intervention functions. The fully customizable system brings new benefits to deepwater operators for completion…

Archer releases SPARTAN plug family

Feb 07, 2017

Archer Oiltools, a provider of solutions for well integrity and well performance, has released the SPARTAN plug family, designed to help operators deliver safer wells, boost operational efficiency and reduce costs.   Driven by customer demand and industry challenges…

LR starts Subsea Inspection Services

Jan 31, 2017

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a provider of integrity, compliance and specialist risk consulting services, has begun its Subsea Inspection Services to support underwater inspections of subsea pipelines, assets and facilities to energy companies operating offshore…

Qinterra award GOM services contract

Jan 13, 2017

Qinterra Technologies has been awarded a three-year wireline tractor and instrumented intervention services contract with a deepwater oil and gas operator in the US Gulf of Mexico, effective immediately. The scope of the contract includes tractor conveyance…

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