Offshore Automation News


Digitalization: Trust - The Keystone for Digital Transformation

Oct 29, 2020

The slowdown of the world economy and plummeting energy consumption have eclipsed most other industry news. Oil exporting countries are coming to terms with limiting production to sustain reasonable prices, and operators are looking for ways to improve efficiency…

Siemens to Give Shareholders 55% of Energy Business Spin-off

May 26, 2020

Siemens will give 55% of its power business to shareholders when it spins it off in September, the German engineering group said on Tuesday, the latest stage in its shift away from a sprawling conglomerate.The trains to industrial software maker…

Mapping in the Cloud

Feb 19, 2020

How cloud-based computing is transforming subsea surveyDigitalization has revolutionized the world, and hydrographic survey techniques are no exception. While advances in mechanical design have enabled the survey of increasingly remote locations…

PGS, Cognite Partner on Seismic Surveying

Feb 18, 2020

Marine geophysical firm PGS and artificial intelligence (AI) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Cognite are teaming up in an effort to make seismic survey vessels work better, faster and more efficiently.Venturing into a new area of the energy sector…

Ocean Infinity Launches Armada

Feb 04, 2020

US-based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity said it has launched a new marine technology and data company boasting the industry's largest fleet of unmanned surface vehicles (USV).Armada, with a focus on combining technology and environmental sustainability…

Europe Gets Testing Center for Offshore Wind

Jan 19, 2020

The first real-time maritime robot testing center for offshore wind in Europe is being established.The European Atlantis center will be in Viana do Castelo and involves an investment of 8.5 million euros. It is coordinated by INESC TEC, and…

Equinor Inks Safety and Automation Deals

Dec 16, 2019

A new compensation format will help improve efficiency asEquinor said it has awarded framework agreements to five suppliers to provide safety and automation systems for the company’s installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) and onshore plants in Norway…

Enabling AI in E&P

Dec 11, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger and software firm Dataiku have teamed up to enable the exploration and production (E&P) industry to build and deploy their own artificial intelligence (AI) solutions across the full breadth of their upstream workflows within the DELFI cognitive E&P environment…

Vår Energi Spurs Digital Transformation

Dec 03, 2019

Vår Energi said on Tuesday it has signed a partnership agreement with Capgemini to accelerate digital transformation.Under the agreement, Capgemini will support Vår Energi’s Digital transformation program, including delivery of digital services…

Honeywell Builds ICSS for BP Offshore Platform

Nov 24, 2019

The U.S. engineering and automation conglomerate Honeywell International said that it has been chosen to design and deliver an integrated control and safety system (ICSS) to remotely support BP’s Cassia compression platform located offshore Trinidad and Tobago…

Partners Bring AI to Energy

Nov 20, 2019

Baker Hughes, C3.ai, and Microsoft Corp. announced an alliance to bring enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to the energy industry on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.This alliance will enable customers to streamline…

Digitization as Life Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Operators are on digitization journeys linked to life extension projects that aim to make the most of older infrastructure. Proposed tiebacks at ConocoPhillips’ Tor II and on Aker BP’s Ivar Aasen projects look set to reveal a special benefit to “freeing data”…

Digital Technologies Driving Reserves Numbers Up

Nov 15, 2019

Operators have traditionally grown their resources and reserves through acquisition, exploration and producing more from an already-discovered field. Now, digital technologies are helping operators increase reserves.Wood Mackenzie research director…

Subsea Digital Alliance Launched

Nov 13, 2019

Showcasing Norwegian digital solutions, the Subsea Digital Alliance has been launched to bring smart cloud collaboration to the energy industry.As digital strategists in the oil and gas sector see the opportunity to leverage new projects to introduce new…

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