Offshore Technology News


Woodside Taps Enhanced Drilling for Managed Pressure Drilling Solution for Senegal Ops

Sep 25, 2020

Australian oil and gas operator Woodside has signed a contract with Norway's drilling equipment firm Enhanced Drilling to equip its Senegal-bound drillships with EC-Drill controlled mud level system.In Senegal, Woodside is working to bring online Senegal's first offshore oil development Sangomar…

Harvey Gulf to Equip Eight More Vessels with Battery Systems

Sep 24, 2020

Harvey Gulf International Marine announced Thursday it will install 10 battery systems on board eight of its vessels as the U.S. based offshore vessel owner continues its efforts to transform its fleet for greener operations.Harvey Gulf said…

Weatherford, Safe Influx in Drilling Tech Collaboration

Sep 24, 2020

Oilfield services giant Weatherford has entered a collaboration agreement with the automated well technology specialist with Safe Influx.The two companies say the collaboration would focus on revolutionizing well integrity during the construction…

VIDEO: Barcode Tags Could Cut Subsea Pipeline Inspection Costs

Sep 24, 2020

A pipeline inspection solution combining subsea drones and the use of visual markers - barcodes - on the pipelines themselves could drive down the costs of subsea pipeline inspections.The solutions is being developed by tubular solutions firm Vallourec…

Inmarsat's LTE Network to Cover Gulf of Mexico Offshore Vessels

Sep 24, 2020

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat plans to extend its Fleet LTE coverage for offshore service vessels to the Gulf of Mexico.Inmarsat said that the decision to expand in the Gulf of Mexico followed successful trials with V…

Shell, Microsoft in Alliance to Cut Carbon Emissions

Sep 23, 2020

Oil and gas giant Shell, which has been increasingly getting involved in renewables, has said it has partnered up with tech giant Microsoft 'to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions.'As part of the strategic agreement signed between the two companies…

Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

Sep 23, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Van Oord has deployed a large remotely operated trencher called Deep Dig-It off the Dutch coast to bury offshore wind farm cables 5,5 meters deep into the seabed.The trencher has been deployed as part of…

Oil Major Chevron Tells Employees to Delete WeChat from Phones

Sep 23, 2020

U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp has asked employees globally to delete Tencent Holdings Ltd's WeChat from their work phones, following the Trump administration's executive order to ban the social media app, Bloomberg News reported https://bloom…

Norway to Launch $2,7B Carbon Capture and Storage Project 'Longship'

Sep 21, 2020

In what has been described as 'the greatest climate project in Norwegian industry ever' the Norwegian government on Monday submitted a white paper to parliament, proposing to launch a $2,7 billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Norway…

Aker's Billionaire Owner Eyes Less Dependence on Oil

Sep 17, 2020

Norway's Aker ASA will create more value from IT and low carbon energy businesses in the next decade than from its traditional oil and gas operations, billionaire investor Kjell Inge Roekke said on Wednesday.Via his 67% stake in the Aker group…

Optimise field development and reduce CAPEX with help from the new Tracerco Insights Platform

Sep 16, 2020

Introducing the new   Tracerco™ Insights Platform – a faster and more intuitive way to tap into our innovative tracer technology and maximise ROI.For over 40 years, we’ve helped businesses like yours gain unparalleled reservoir insights. Now…

Charting Terradepth's Big Ambitions in the Unmanned Vehicle Space

Sep 15, 2020

Ocean mapping at scale is the target of a new unmanned systems player started by two ex-US Navy SEALS. They have big ambitions, from new building unmanned vehicles to creating the intelligence that will drive them to changing how accessible ocean data is…

Maersk Training Launches Training Management App

Sep 15, 2020

Maersk Training in the UK announced the launch of its upgraded Training Management Solution (TMS) with the aim to improve the training management for companies dealing with fewer headcount and remote working, amid the coronavirus pandemic.The software is divided into two parts…

Solstad, Westcon Working to Decarbonize Offshore Vessels

Sep 14, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad has signed a cooperation deal with Westcon Power & Automation, a provider of hybrid- and fully electric solutions, to develop environmentally friendly and sustainable technologies, with the final aim to make the company carbon neutral by 2050…

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