Offshore Technology News


New Product: Survitec Gauntlet

May 22, 2024

Survitec launched a new energy containment safety device designed to reduce the risks associated with catastrophic value actuator failures.The concept of the safety device was developed due to issues identified in the North Sea oil and gas sector…

STARS: The Missing Link in Deep Sea Mining Supply Chain

May 15, 2024

As companies approach the exploitation phase of Deep Sea Mining, one critical factor is the transportation of mineral ores from the mine site location to onshore refineries While this may appear to be a relatively simple step, involving conventional bulk ore carriers and standard procedures…

Orbital Marine and GEG Ink Tidal Energy Preferred Supplier Agreement

May 15, 2024

Floating tidal turbine technology developer Orbital Marine Power has selected Global Energy Group (GEG) as preferred supplier to lead the manufacture and assembly of tidal turbines for projects in Orkney, Scotland.It is anticipated that turbine…

OPT’s Wave-Powered Tech Nears 15MWh of Renewable Energy Production

May 14, 2024

U.S.-based marine power, data, and services company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) is approaching 15MWh of renewable energy production from its family of PowerBuoys, which primarily exploit wave energy to generate power.The recent launch of…

Regal Rexnord Ensures Smooth Power for Offshore Energy

May 10, 2024

Regal Rexnord provides complete solutions for power transmission and motion control for offshore energy, from the micro sized Formsprag Clutch to a new ‘Internet of Things’ control pack designed during Covid to allow full control during remote operations.

Cortec Keeps Offshore Energy Flowing

May 10, 2024

Custom engineering is the name of the game at Cortec, a U.S.-based valve manufacturer that specializes in helping its clients – the oil majors – solve some of their most challenging pipe and valve challenges.

ABS and Seatrium Partner on Decarbonization and Energy Transition

May 08, 2024

U.S.-based classification ABS on Wednesday announced it is expanding its partnership with Singaporean shipbuilding group Seatrium to advance cutting-edge marine and technology projects that target decarbonization and energy transition in the marine and offshore sectors…

Optimizing Cathodic Protection Survey Using Non-contact Sensors

May 08, 2024

The principle behind sacrificial anodes, which are used to safeguard underwater pipelines and structures from corrosion, is relatively straightforward. Made of alloys like aluminum, Zinc and is some cases Magnesium, the anodes are more reactive…

Liza Unity is First FPSO to Earn ABS REMOTE-CON Notation

May 07, 2024

The ABS-classed Liza Unity has received the first REMOTE-CON notation for an floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) from ABS. The notation demonstrates the vessel’s alignment with remote-control functions and signifies that the design…

Valaris Jack-up Using AI for Man Overboard Detection

May 07, 2024

A Valaris jack-up drilling rig is using an AI-enabled intelligent detection and tracking solution to provide automated person overboard detection and alerts, marking the first time the cutting-edge technology has been deployed in the offshore oil and gas sector…

Self-drilling Oil Wells to Beat Self-driving Cars to Market, SLB VP Says

May 06, 2024

A top executive of Schlumberger NV (SLB), the world's largest energy services firm, on Monday predicted autonomous drilling of oil and gas wells will beat autonomous driving cars to market and create new efficiencies for oil producers.Autonomous…

ABS Approves Autonomous Technologies for Offshore Platforms

May 06, 2024

Classification society ABS on Monday announced it has awarded approval in principle (AIP) to two critical autonomous functions on a proposed offshore platform in the latest phase of its collaboration with HD Hyundai Group.The artificial intelligence…

Aker BP Opts for Optime Subsea’s ROCS

May 06, 2024

Norwegian subsea technology company Optime Subsea has been awarded a contract by Aker BP to develop and deliver five Remotely Operated Controls Systems (ROCS) for use on the Norwegian continental shelf.Aker BP has placed an order with Optime…

Unique Group Acquires Subsea Innovation

May 03, 2024

Unique Group acquired subsea technology and equipment manufacturer Subsea Innovation. The deal elevates Unique Group’s global engineering capabilities, enhances its portfolio and further strengthens the organization’s focus on engineering excellence and technology development…

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