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Shell outlines deepwater Stones project

May 14, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has announced a final investment decision in the Stones ultra-deepwater project, a Gulf of Mexico oil and gas development expected to host the deepest production facility in the world. This decision sets…

Exxon OKs $4B GOM project

May 08, 2013

ExxonMobil and 50/50 partner Statoil will commence development on the Julia oil field in the US Gulf of Mexico, the companies announced on 7 May 2013. The project's capital costs could total more than US$4 billion. “The development of…

Technip wins Canadian double

May 08, 2013

Husky Oil Operations awarded Technip two contracts for the planned subsea tieback of the South White Rose Extension field off Canada's eastern coast, Technip announced on 8 May 2013. The field is an extension of the White Rose field, located in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin…

OTC.13: Tendeka opening Canada office

May 07, 2013

Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, today announces plans to significantly grow its North and South American market presence by promoting its full portfolio of complementary completions products and services in the region…

OTC.13: Focus on abandonment issues

May 06, 2013

Rigless abandonment of wells and use of downhole communications will be future trends, according to an OTC paper on well plugging and abandonment. Praful Desai, presenting for Schlumberger, outlined the large number of ageing and non producing wells globally…

Quickflange, Integra strike partnership

May 06, 2013

Announcement Confirms Continued Growth of Quickflange’s Cold-Based Pipe Connection Solutions Onshore and in Gulf of Mexico Quickflange AS, one of the industry’s leading providers of high performance pipe connection systems, has appointed…

OTC.13: Mexico growth for Swire Oilfield Services

May 06, 2013

Swire Oilfield Services, LLC, the world's largest supplier of specialized offshore cargo carrying units to the global energy industry and leading supplier of modular systems, offshore aviation services and fluid management, will exhibit at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston…

OTC.13: HawkEye launch for Expro

May 06, 2013

Leading international oilfield services company, Expro, is celebrating its 40th anniversary at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston by showcasing its investment in new technology and innovation.   As part of that…

OTC.13: Applus launches 3D inspection tool

May 06, 2013

Applus RTD, the global leader in the provision of integrity technology services, today unveiled its most sophisticated ultrasonic 3D inspection technology to date – the latest addition to its revolutionary NDT3D technology range. The…

OTC.13: Impact of Macondo report highlights risk aversion

May 06, 2013

US oil and gas professionals are losing their appetite for risk and are worried about rising operating costs, as they grapple with the consequences of a tougher, post-Macondo regulatory regime, according to new research published today by GL Noble Denton…

OTC.13: Tata showcases pipeline solutions

May 06, 2013

Tata Steel will demonstrate its ability to deliver pipeline solutions to some of the world’s most challenging and complex projects at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston May 6-9 2013.  As global demand for key…

Petrobras sells Gila stake

May 03, 2013

Brazil's state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras will sell its 20% stake in BP's Gila prospect in the US Gulf of Mexico, the company announced on 29 April 2013. Petrobras signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) for its stake in exploratory blocks KC 49…

Hurricane Season Outlook for 2013

May 02, 2013

The first section of this article will review the active, and quite unique, North Atlantic hurricane season of 2012.  The remainder of the article will detail the North Atlantic basin tropical forecast for 2013.  The forecast will examine…

API: Industry makes strides offshore

May 02, 2013

Operators, contractors and regulators are working in close cooperation to maintain continuous improvement in offshore safety, Center for Offshore Safety Executive Director Charlie Williams told reporters this morning. He said the Offshore…

Norway celebrates 40 years at OTC.13

May 01, 2013

Norwegian innovation in the oil and gas industry will be celebrated in Houston with the marking of a major milestone this year. Norway is marking its 40th anniversary of attending the Offshore Technology Conference with an impressive line…

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