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Red Marine completes valve qualification testing

Feb 03, 2016

Red Marine, based in Hexham, has completed a qualification testing program on a new vent valve for FMC Technologies. The program to validated the performance of the vent valve against industry standards including ISO 10423 (API 6A). Used during workover operations…

Xodus app screens asset lifecycle

Feb 02, 2016

HAWXEYE, developed by Xodus engineers as an alternative to spreadsheets, is a cloud-based web app geared to screen assets for vibration, erosion and corrosion related issues.  Complex data from monitors and piping and instrumentation…

Conoco awards Aker two MMO contracts

Feb 01, 2016

Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) business in Norway secured two contracts for North Sea fields operated by ConocoPhillips. The company received a framework agreement for a fixed period of five years to become…

Blueshift, Univ of Strathclyde design aerogel blanket

Feb 01, 2016

US tech firm Blueshift has been working with the UK’s Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) and the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, to support the development of a polymer aerogel blanket.  Aerogels are “solid materials” composed of 99…

Trelleborg elastomers pass industry standards

Jan 26, 2016

Two elastomers developed by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions , Isolast XploRTM J9523 perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) and XploRTM V9T82 fluoroelastomer (FKM), have now met the ISO 23936 standard as well as revision three of NORSOK M-710. FFKM and FKM…

Paradigm upgrades Sysdrill 10 suite

Jan 20, 2016

Paradigm has released Paradigm Sysdrill 10.5, the latest version of its integrated suite of well planning and drilling engineering applications.  New features in this release include updated modelling, including HDGM for declination calculation and ISCWSA Rev 4 error models…

Statoil upgrades to AVEVA E3D

Jan 19, 2016

AVEVA has announced that it has entered a multiyear agreement with Statoil for AVEVA Everything3D (E3D). Statoil has selected AVEVA E3D to be its strategic 3D design software platform, upgrading from its existing design system, AVEVA PDMS…

Trendsetter TEX-5 gets API qualification

Jan 19, 2016

Trendsetter Engineering has announced the successful qualification of our high‐temperature, metal‐to‐metal sealing TEX‐5 gasket. The TEX‐5 gasket is featured in Trendsetter’s proprietary Trendsetter Connection System (TCS) vertical flowline connection system…

Aquatic joins DNV GL JIP

Jan 18, 2016

Aquatic Engineering & Construction is working with DNV GL and other organizations in the subsea supply chain, on a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a set of guidelines to be incorporated into new or existing DNV GL Offshore Standards or Recommended Practices…

ExxonMobil, Hunting partner on autonomous tools

Jan 18, 2016

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. has signed a joint development agreement with Hunting Energy Services’ Titan division to develop new autonomous tools technology focused on well construction and intervention efficiency.   The two Houston…

Amarinth delivers Umm Lulu pumps

Jan 13, 2016

Amarinth has delivered four sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps manufactured in titanium alloy to ADMA-OPCO for use on the Umm Lulu Development Project offshore of Abu Dhabi. Amarinth were approached by Cumberland to tender for the pumps on a tight 24 week delivery for the Umm Lulu platform…

Sonardyne demos tech at NASA

Jan 12, 2016

Subsea engineering company Sonardyne International, UK, has successfully demonstrated its wireless integrity monitoring technologies during a series of in-water demonstrations held at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas. Hosted by OneSubsea…

ABS, MARIC expand collaboration

Jan 08, 2016

ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industry, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC) to expand collaboration, focusing on operational…

UDS, Wu Chang Shipbuilding sign newbuild contract

Dec 16, 2015

Ultra Deep Group (UDS) has announced that it has signed a contract to build a DP2 FiFi2 multipurpose diving support construction vessel (DSCV) ANDY WARHOL with Wu Chang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co.  The ANDY WARHOL is designed according…

Wood Group bags main Statoil deal

Dec 16, 2015

Wood Group has been awarded a main contractor framework agreement worth approximately US$400 million to deliver maintenance and modification services to four Statoil installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). Wood Group Mustang Norway will provide this support for the Snorre A&B…

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