Offshore Technology News


OGTC, Partners to Invest $1,4M in Hydrogen-enabling Technologies

May 13, 2021

Scotland-based OGTC has extended its latest Call for Ideas to June 14, with the organization set to invest up to £1million (around $1,4 million) 'in game-changing technologies which will accelerate Hydrogen production, transportation, storage and utilization…

Horisont Energi, TGS Developing CCS Technology

May 13, 2021

Horisont Energi and seismic data firm TGS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop new Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technologies.The parties will work to identify and develop efficient methods for both the identification…

Genesis, UMass Team Up to Develop Floating Wind Mooring System

May 13, 2021

Genesis, an engineering services subsidiary of Technip Energies, teamed up with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass), to jointly develop shallow water floating offshore wind concept funded by The National Offshore Wind Research and…

Equinor Signs Deals with Startups

May 13, 2021

Equinor Ventures, oil firm Equinor's corporate venture arm dedicated to investing in ambitious early phase and growth companies, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with f3nice, an Italian additive manufacturing company. F3nice’s technology…

Schlumberger's DrillPlan Solution Gets OTC Award

May 13, 2021

Schlumberger's coherent well construction planning solution DrillPlan has received a 2021 OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award. The annual awards program recognizes new, innovative technologies that are advancing and revolutionizing the future of offshore energy…

DNV, Partners Working on Automated Verification of Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Results

May 13, 2021

DNV has launched a research project to develop an automated data processing method for verification of detected wind turbine blade defects.The aim of the research is to build trust and generate broader acceptance of automated data processing…

Tech File: Underwater Unmanned Digital Twinning Project Gets Funding

May 12, 2021

Welaptega, an Ashtead Technology company, launched a $500,000  initiative to develop a product to enable digital twinning of underwater infrastructure.In collaboration with Whitecap Scientific, SubC Imaging, and Nova Scotia Community College SEATAC division…

BW Offshore Taps NOV's APL for Barossa FPSO STP System

May 11, 2021

FPSO specialist BW Offshore has awarded NOV's APL a contract to supply a large submerged turret production (STP) system for the FPSO to be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas and condensate field located offshore of Australia.The Barossa field is…

OMV Hires MMA for Offshore Decom Work in New Zealand

May 11, 2021

OMV New Zealand has awarded Australia's MMA Offshore a contract to help with the decommissioning of several wells in the Maui field, 35 kilometers off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.MMA’s UK-based engineering team has designed and developed…

BOSS' Ocean Bottom Seismic Robotic Vehicle Prototype Passes Sea Trials

May 11, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services (BOSS), the company developing autonomous subsea vehicles for seismic survey applications, said Tuesday it had completed sea trials navigating a test prototype version of its underwater vehicle autonomously underwater…

Wind-Powered Offshore Drilling Rigs in Canada: Saitec, WESI Get Gov't Funding

May 11, 2021

The Government of Canada has approved funding for Waterford Energy Services Inc. (WESI) and Saitec Offshore's project designed to power offshore drilling rigs using a plug-and-play renewable energy solution.The funding program aimed to support…

Schlumberger, NOV Working to Speed Up Adoption of Automated Drilling Solutions

May 11, 2021

Schlumberger and NOV, giant oilfield services and equipment companies, announced a partnership on Monday to help oil and gas producers and drilling contractors implement automated drilling technologies faster. Customers will be able to use Schlumberger…

Tech Files: Offshore Safety Systems & Equipment

May 08, 2021

Safety of workers,structures, equipment and the environment are paramount in any offshore energy project. In the March/April print edition, Offshore Engineer took a look inside some notable newcomers.Wearable tech to boost drill floor safetyHaloGuard…

OTC Award for Subsea 7 Offshore Corrosion Monitoring Tech

May 07, 2021

Offshore energy services company Subsea 7, and its subsidiary Xodus Group have received recognition from OTC for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP), and will receive a Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

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OGTC, Partners to Invest $1,4M in Hydrogen-enabling Technologies

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