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EnerMech get Caspian contracts

Apr 03, 2017

Mechanical services group EnerMech has strengthened its market position in the Caspian region by securing contracts with major operators valued at more than US$49.8 million (£40 million). The contracts involve a number of EnerMech service lines including cranes and lifting…

SLB opens production technologies facility

Mar 28, 2017

Schlumberger has opened a new purpose-built Production Technologies Center of Excellence aimed at solving customers’ global challenges related to oil and gas production chemistry, particularly those encountered in deepwater, heavy oil and other extreme environments…

GATE acquires eelReel Tool

Mar 24, 2017

The eelReel Tool is an extended reach solution to clean plugged flowlines and pipelines. With an established track record of resolving a multitude of blockages comprised of hydrates, scale, paraffin, and asphaltenes, the eelReel Tool is a…

Proserv develops Subsea Sampling Cylinder

Mar 02, 2017

Global energy services company Proserv has launched a new subsea sampling cylinder that can improve the quality of results and reduce risks normally associated with sample transfer. Based on existing technology, the Proserv Subsea Sampling…

NEL leads multiphase meter standards development

Jan 31, 2017

NEL, the flow measurement research and development specialist, has been selected to lead the development of a new multiphase flow measurement standard for the oil and gas industry.   Despite the growing use of multiphase meters to cope…

EPAT gets AKAS accreditation

Oct 19, 2016

The UK Accreditation Service has awarded NEL’s Elevated Pressure and Temperature (EPAT) test facility ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation [calibration laboratory No 0009]. This makes it the first and only high-pressure, high-temperature facility…

Emerson acquires Permasense

Oct 03, 2016

Emerson has agreed to acquire UK-based Permasense Ltd., a provider of non-intrusive corrosion monitoring technologies for the offshore and onshore oil production, refining, chemical, power, pipelines, metals and mining and other industries…

Production resumes at Erskine, North Sea

Jul 29, 2016

Oil and gas production from Chevron's Erskine field in the North Sea has restarted following the clearance of a pipeline blockage and the completion of scheduled maintenance works on the Lomond platform, says partner Serica Energy. The pipeline blockage…

LUX secures industry funding

Jun 24, 2016

Aberdeen-based oil and gas technology firm LUX Assure has secured a £2.4 million second round investment, which will allow the company to accelerate strategic growth, internationalization plans, and further key technology developments. The funding was provided by Chevron Technology Ventures…

Forum delivers PLRs to North Africa

May 16, 2016

Forum Energy Technologies delivered nine of its largest subsea Pig Launchers and Receivers (PLRs) and laydown heads to a project in North Africa.  The PLRs have been deployed as part of a development of nine subsea wells, which vary from 4-24in size…

Tracerco completes Houston facility upgrade

May 16, 2016

Tracerco, part of the FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey, has completed a US$5 million upgrade of their facilities in Houston. The new facilities include an environmentally controlled subsea simulation tank to prepare their subsea diagnostic technologies prior to mobilization offshore…

Technip inks Woodside, Australia, engineering contract

May 11, 2016

French engineering firm Technip has been awarded an engineering services contract by Australia's Woodside to provide multi-disciplinary engineering services as part of an engineering panel. This contract covers all Woodside operated onshore…

OTC16: Schlumberger launches microfluidic analysis technology

May 03, 2016

Schlumberger launched the Maze microfluidic SARA analysis for reservoir fluids characterization at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. This is the first commercial application of microfluidic analysis technology in the oil and gas industry…

ICoTA appoints European chair

Mar 04, 2016

Elliot Kinch, business development manager for Interwell UK, has been appointed as the new chair of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association's European chapter (ICoTA). Kinch, who takes up his appointment March 2016, has served on the organization’s committee for two years…

Oilfield autonomy

Mar 01, 2016

AICDs are enabling production engineers to manage reservoir uncertainty along the well with better flow assurance and greater oil recovery says Tendeka's Ismarullizam Mohd Ismail. AICD in housing…

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