Environmental News

CSA, EEH announce Qatar joint venture

Jun 08, 2015

Doha-based Energy & Environment Holding (EEH) and CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), announced the formation of their new joint venture CSA Ocean Sciences (Doha) LLC. The board of directors for the joint venture is chaired by HE Sheikh Jabor bin Yusef bin Jassim al-Thani…

DOI, Shell get more Arctic backlash

Jun 02, 2015

A total of 12 groups are challenging the US Department of Interior’s (DOI) decision to reaffirm the 2008 Chukchi Sea lease sale that will allow oil and gas drilling in a nearly 30 million acre area of the Chukchi Sea outer continental shelf (OCS)…

Mexico promises “one-stop shop” for oil-gas safety regulation

Feb 17, 2015

Mexican officials, including the executive director of the Agencia de Seguridad Energia y Ambiente (ASEA), recently outlined Mexico’s reform efforts and highlighted issues on which the country is working including Transboundary field development…

Rough years ahead for UK subsea

Feb 11, 2015

The fast-growing UK subsea sector, which supports 60,000 jobs, is in for two years of tough times. An Infield report showed subsea tree orders, a major indicator of subsea activity, is expected to fall by nearly 30% between 2014-2019…

Knowledge management – are we ready for change?

Nov 11, 2014

The future “digital oilfield” must be more than just a trendy buzz word, says Tim Marting, or we risk losing “lessons learned” in out-of-reach pockets of data. Major investment in new extraction technologies is made constantly to help…

BOEM increases prediction on Chukchi Sea oil & gas lease sale

Nov 03, 2014

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released the draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) that predicts a higher exploration and production scenario than before for the Chukchi Sea Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sale 193…

Kongsberg aids gas hydrate project

Oct 30, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime Embient, with KONGSBERG partner company Contros Systems and Solutions, has been selected to develop and deliver innovative technologies and strategies for environmental monitoring during gas hydrate exploration and production…

DNV GL discusses Arctic challenges

Oct 28, 2014

Major oil and gas companies have several challenges to face when it comes to operating in the Arctic. Won Ho Lee and Piotr Szalewski, both DNV GL principal engineers, discussed some of these challenges at the company’s annual Technology Week last month…

Kongsberg gets CAGE seabed research contract

Oct 22, 2014

CAGE, Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate selected Kongsberg Maritime to develop and deliver two ocean observatories. Jürgen Mienert (Director CAGE, left) and Arild Brevik (Konsberg Maritime)…

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