Offshore Automation News


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…

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…

Injazat, Lamprell Partner on Digitization

Nov 12, 2019

Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the offshore and onshore oil and gas and energy sector, said it is partnering with digital solutions and services company Injazat  to create and market digital solutions focused on the oil and gas and renewables markets…

Edvard Grieg Data Shared in the Cloud

Nov 07, 2019

Edvard Grieg is the first platform on the Norwegian shelf where production data is shared with the partners via a cloud solution, operator Lundin Norway said.In September, the platform became the first on the Norwegian shelf where real-time…

Residency in Waiting

Oct 29, 2019

It’s long been a vision to have underwater vehicles able to support subsea operations without reliance on a surface vessel. We’re closer to this vision than ever before, but what’s new that wasn’t in place before to make this happen?Earlier…

Predictive Maintenance

Oct 25, 2019

Asset managers leveraging advanced sensor technologies, vast pools of stored and processed data, and real-time analytics are able to foresee—and prevent—costly component failures.A recent report from Lloyd’s Register points out that predictive…

Doubling Down on Digital

Oct 23, 2019

Companies successful in reducing their capex and opex costs in the real world often do so by taking advantage of the digital world.There’s a reason terms like big data, digitalization, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the digital…

Total, Equinor Developing Offshore Robots

Oct 23, 2019

Industry partners working to develop robots for use on offshore oil and gas platforms say they will advance the technology toward real world testing.The OGRIP (Offshore Ground Robotics Industrial Pilot) robot, designed to be used primarily as a surveillance vehicle…

ORCA Hub Readies Drones for Offshore Energy

Oct 22, 2019

A consortium of five universities, including Heriot-Watt University, working with 35 industrial and innovation partners, has unveiled the latest results from its research collaboration.The largest academic center in the world for research into robotics technology for offshore energy infrastructure…

Automated Well Control System Tested

Oct 17, 2019

An Automated Well Control system has been field trialed on a land rig in Aberdeen, a world first, according to the technology's developer Safe Influx.With funding support from Oil and Gas Technology Center (OGTC), the “drilling module” was implemented…

The Drilling Evolution

Oct 14, 2019

Following a few years of low oil prices and a drop in rig utilization rates, drillers remain focused on ways to improve operational efficiency and safety.Many of the improvements to rigs are evolutionary, such as automation, remote control and sensing…

Production 4.0

Oct 08, 2019

As the oil and gas industry increasingly automates functions, one service company has focused on changing the focus from dumb iron to the cloud.Weatherford’s vision is to take its range of production tools and technologies to the next level by bringing them together with the basics of Industry 4…

Subsea 7 Acquires 4Subsea

Oct 03, 2019

Services company Subsea 7 announced it has acquired 4Subsea, a provider of technology and services that delivers decision support to oil and gas and offshore wind operators.4Subsea will function autonomously within Subsea 7, maintaining an independent brand and management team…

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