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Aker, Baker Hughes unite on early phase studies

Jun 19, 2015

Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes are teaming up for their second alliance together for early-phase studies that will provide improvements to the overall economics and value of oil and gas field developments. Image from Aker…

WGK secures KPOC work

Jun 17, 2015

Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will support the Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. (KPOC) in pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East (KME) field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The scope of work will include…

Delta SubSea, Zerlux sign laser technology MOU

Jun 10, 2015

Delta SubSea signed a memorandum of understanding with Zerlux Hungary to intensify collaboration on laser based hydrate remediation technology.  Laser based hydrate remediation technology uses “focused warming” to create a relief path…

OTC 2015 in Review

Jun 10, 2015

There were many memorable presentations and product demonstrations at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this past May. OE Staff reports on a few notable discussions. Safety post-Macondo This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster…

Emerson introduces high pressure Coriolis flowmeters

Jun 09, 2015

Emerson Process Management introduces the Micro Motion F100P and HPC010P Coriolis flowmeters to measure accurate flow rates for wellbore chemicals injected at high pressure conditions. Both meters are designed for demanding offshore…

WGI, WGK introduce corrosion modelling software

Jun 02, 2015

Wood Group Intetech (WGI) joined forces with Wood Group Kenny (WGK) to develop a new, integrated software package for advanced corrosion modelling of pipelines: Maestro, powered by ECE.   WGI’s ECE is an established tool for the…

Going with the (model) flow

Jun 01, 2015

Modeling flow assurance regimes is no easy task, not least for long distance tiebacks, where the need for accurate modeling is crucial. Alexander Belkin outlines a model he has worked on. During the past several decades, offshore oil…

Clariant releases SCALETREAT FeS

May 19, 2015

Clariant Oil Services introduces SCALETREAT FeS, a low-dose, continuous injection iron sulfide scale inhibitor. Standard practices allow scale to form and relies on a chelating option or dissolver for removal, however, performance SCALETREAT FeS prevents scale formation in the first place…

Intertek opens Abu Dhabi tech center

Nov 10, 2014

Intertek has invested US$2.8 million in its new Abu Dhabi Technology Centre, which supports new exploration and existing operational activity. The Abu Dhabi Technology Centre is currently equipped to provide reservoir characterization services…

NEL opens wet gas facility

Oct 21, 2014

NEL has invested more than £0.5 million in the development of its Glasgow-based Wet Gas Facility. The investment has created the UK’s only independent commercial test facility able to test meters to such high flowrates for wet gas conditions…

Multiphase corrosion risk analysis

Oct 03, 2014

Paul Ellerton business unit manager at Apollo discusses how to identify corrosion risk using multiphase flow assurance tools. CFD on a tubing hanger. Aging assets have a greater need for more routine maintenance inspections…

Dow introduces several technologies at Rio Oil & Gas

Sep 15, 2014

Dow is introducing technologies developed for multiple oil and gas applications, including extraction, production, refining, gas treatment and oil distribution, at Rio Oil & Gas 2014. Dow says their technologies improve energy efficiency…

Global perspective on flow assurance

Jul 21, 2014

FPSO, deepwater riser and subsea architecture. Photos from Flowsure.  Ensuring successful fluid flow has always been at the heart of the oil and gas industry. However, it is only in the last…

DEH: Going with the flow

Jul 02, 2014

DEH cable being placed into the traditional protection system, which is a labor and time intensive process. Images from Nexans. Exploration and production in harsher environments and deeper waters…

Emerson opens Stavanger flowloop

Jun 24, 2014

Emerson Process Management has opened a flow loop facility for Roxar technologies in Stavanger. The new facility will increase production capacity and drive future developments in multiphase meters, enabling oil and gas operators to access…

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