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Products in review / April 2010 OE

Apr 05, 2010

Rotary steerable successBaker Hughes deployed its AutoTrak rotary steerable system to successfully drill four directional wells in the Gulf of Mexico’s South Timbalier area, including one well that reached total depth nearly five days ahead of schedule…

Timely innovation the key

Mar 04, 2010

‘Innovation Now’ was the over arching theme of the 11th GE Oil & Gas annual meeting held in Florence early February.Meg Chesshyre was among the 930 industry attendees from 69 countries.--GE Oil & Gas’ Drilling & Production division confirmed…

Checking the subsea system pulse

Mar 04, 2010

While inspections are important in understanding the current status of subsea systems, limited information can be received about the internal health of critical subsea systems such as electrical power, hydraulic control and chemical injection…

Perth on parade

Mar 02, 2010

With Gorgon, Pluto and other major LNG developments creating boomtown conditions in the Western Australian capital of Perth, this month’s Australasian Oil & Gas show looks to be in the right place at the right time.Perth is certainly the place to be for Australian and other offshore operators…

Remediating plugged subsea flowlines

Feb 16, 2010

Remediating plugged subsea lines in deep and ultra-deepwater is dangerous and time-consuming and can become extremely costly if coiled tubing or wireline intervention is required to resolve the problem. Champion Technologies’ Jeremy Lee describes…

Growing the 'silicon seafloor'

Jan 06, 2010

It's been a year since FMC Technologies acquired a 45% stake in Schilling Robotics for $116 million, with an option to take full ownership of the ROV specialist by 2013. Russell McCulley talks to Schilling Robotics founder Tyler Schilling and…

Deep flexpipe under surveillance

Jan 05, 2010

Technip and Schlumberger have signed a global co-operation agreement jointly to develop subsea integrity and surveillance solutions for flexible pipes used in deep offshore oil and gas production.The new agreement extends a collaboration between the companies that began in 1998…

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