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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…

Tracerco technology arrives in Australasia

Feb 26, 2016

Tracerco, an oil and gas service company part of Johnson Matthey, has brought its technology to the Australasia region, permanently basing their equipment at their Western Australia facility in Perth. OTC Spotlight on New Technology 2015 winner…

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…

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…

Woodside selects Wood Group for Browse

Dec 17, 2015

UK-based engineering group Wood Group has won a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract on Woodside's Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development.  Under a new, 12-month contract awarded by Shell, Wood Group Kenny…

NEL tackles heavy oil

Nov 17, 2015

NEL, the UK-based flow measurement research and development specialist, has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to meet an urgent industry requirement to address the challenges of accurately measuring highly viscous, multiphase flows…

Xodus enters phase 2 of multiphase flow JIP

Sep 28, 2015

International energy consultancy Xodus Group and Dutch innovation company TNO have completed the first phase of a pioneering joint industry project (JIP) into the dynamic forces that affect the integrity of piping systems, in particular through multiphase flow…

Wood Group drives JIPs

Sep 15, 2015

Wood Group is leading five new joint industry projects (JIPs) which will use the company's extensive subsea experience to solve industry-wide challenges.  These international projects, which will run 2015-2018, will see Wood Group Kenny (WGK) work with several oil and gas operators…

Morgan Advanced Materials launches new sensors

Sep 11, 2015

Morgan Advanced Materials has launched a new range of sensors for the oil and gas extraction sector, harnessing the unique capabilities of its proprietary piezoelectric materials which can provide sensing and monitoring in high-temperature environments above 200ºC…

Canyon Offshore wins Shell trenching contract

Aug 27, 2015

Shell, the operator of the BC-10 field, has awarded a contract to Helix Energy Solutions Group’s robotics subsidiary, Canyon Offshore, to trench and bury over 40km of pipe in 1675m of water in the Campos basin offshore Brazil. The work…

Darcy deploys sand screens with Statoil

Aug 03, 2015

Sand control engineering specialist Darcy is gearing up for global interest in its downhole Hydraulic Screen following a successful installation in Statoil’s Statfjord oil field in the Norwegian Sector of the North Sea. The system provides…

FCI releases new flow meter

Jul 29, 2015

Fluid Components International’s (FCI) new model ST100L air/gas in-line thermal mass flow meter features an all-welded, no-thread flow element connection to provide flow measurement in demanding high-pressure industrial operating environments…

Misreporting costing operators £700million

Jul 21, 2015

Research from NEL, the flow measurement research and development specialist, reveals that the North Sea oil and gas sector could be misreporting more than £700million per year. This is due to its reliance on the American AGA-8 standard to measure gas composition of North Sea fields…

Wood Group acquires BETA

Jun 30, 2015

Wood Group acquired BETA Machinery Analysis (BETA), a Calgary-based engineering consultancy specializing in advanced vibration analysis in a deal valued at US$14.3 million. BETA’s expertise in advanced vibration, pulsation stress…

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