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Progressing Mariner

Sep 01, 2017

Offshore heavy lift installation work is complete, and hook-up and commissioning work has started on Statoil’s Mariner heavy oil field. Elaine Maslin reports on progress, including work optimizing the field’s 100+ wells scope. Statoil’s 38…

Port of call

Sep 01, 2017

Once a major port for coal export, northeast England’s Port of Blyth is becoming a growing hub for offshore industries. Elaine Maslin reports. Aerial view of the Port of Blyth. Image from Port of Blyth…

An uncertain outlook

Sep 01, 2017

Production is increasing in the UK North Sea as investments made up to 2014 come onstream. But what’s next? Elaine Maslin takes a look. The Culzean development jacket was installed in July…

Heavy opportunities

Sep 01, 2017

There is plenty of heavy oil to get out of the ground in Mexico, Brazil and Indonesia. Karen Boman surveys the work underway. The Peregrino FPSO at the Peregrino Field offshore Brazil. Photo from Statoil…

Getting heavy

Sep 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin surveys some of the heavy oil field developments in the UK Continental Shelf, plus some of the technology aimed at unlocking it. The Pilot area. Image from The Steam Oil Co. Heavy…

Living in a subsea world

Sep 01, 2017

Oceaneering and Sonsub are making moves towards subsea resident remote operated vehicles. Elaine Maslin reports on their progress. The eNovus ROV illustrated. Image from Oceaneering. The…

The beginning is nigh

Sep 01, 2017

With a need to find more cost-effective solutions, for more complex systems, converging with the big data era, could it be time for the all-electric subsea system? Elaine Maslin reports. Daniel Abicht…

New kid on the block

Sep 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin reports on a new pump under development that could be the next step in subsea multiphase boosting. Aslaug Melbø, engineering manager, subsea systems, BHGE, speaking at UTC Bergen…

Lebanon – Ready, set, go?

Aug 31, 2017

Lebanon views its potential offshore gas resources as key to meeting its domestic energy demand. However, current conflicts may keep Lebanon’s offshore oil and gas industry off the starting block. Karen Boman reports. Open…

Embracing the digital era

Aug 25, 2017

The oil and gas industry has the data and the drive to pursue digital technology, but lacks a coherent strategy to fully digitalize its operations. Karen Boman reports from Halliburton's Landmark Innovation Forum and Expo (LIFE) in Houston…

OE17: Andrew Jones named as speaker

Aug 23, 2017

SPE Offshore Europe 2017 has secured Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Andrew Jones MP as a speaker at the opening plenary and has also confirmed its line up for its all new Tech Trek. Andrew Jones…

Tortue tests as "world-class" resource

Aug 23, 2017

Partners Kosmos Energy and BP have confirmed the Tortue field offshore Mauritania to be a “world-class” resource, following a successful drill stem test (DST) of the Tortue-1 well with the Atwood Achiever drillship, which has now been mobilized to the Hippocampe prospect…

KBR bags Tortue pre-FEED

Aug 17, 2017

KBR has confirmed that the company has been awarded the pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts for the development of the Tortue / Ahmeyim field, offshore Mauritania and Senegal. OE reported in…

Tesco acquisition ‘prudent step’ in Nabors strategy

Aug 15, 2017

Nabors Industries' acquisition of Tesco Corp. will accelerate the automation and integration of tubular services into Nabors’ rigs, creating immediate global scale for Nabors Drilling Solutions (NDS), while providing Tesco with an expanded platform for its businesses…

Petrobras makes Marlim Sul pre-salt discovery

Aug 11, 2017

Petrobras encountered oil at the Poraquê Alto well, marking the company’s first commercial oil discovery in the pre-salt layer of the Marlim Sul area offshore Rio de Janiero state, Brazil. Map of Marlim Sul…

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Offshore Engineer (Sep/Oct 2019)

This issue of Offshore Engineer is dedicated to Big Data and Digitalization


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