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WFS, SES Team Up in Subsea Cable Protection Space

3 hours ago

WFS Technologies (WFS) and Subsea Energy Solutions (SES) have joined forces in the space of condition monitored cable protection systems for the offshore energy industry.The collaboration will see WFS utilize its smart wireless Seatooth technologies…

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…

DNV GL Delivers Offshore Cyber Security Assessment Remotely

Apr 29, 2020

The widescale impact of COVID-19 had not hit when DNV GL Maritime Advisory (DNV GL) was contracted to conduct a cyber security assessment and penetration test for an offshore asset. Before long, however, travel had become a risk, and the parties…

Moving the Needle for Oil & Gas Technology

Mar 27, 2020

Technology in the oil and gas industry has been largely focused on digitizing processes and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the workflow. With the conclusion of another year, the next decade will continue to adopt even more changes…

Mapping in the Cloud

Mar 13, 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…

Big Data or Big Hype?

Mar 09, 2020

The size of the prize of so-called digitalization technologies is enormous. How much is reality and how much is hype?UK-based analyst firm Wood Mackenzie asked this very question. The results are perhaps not that surprising.Speaking at Offshore Europe…

Equinor, Shell in Digital Solutions Alliance

Mar 05, 2020

Energy majors Shell and Equinor have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on digital collaboration to develop solutions and methods together through the exchange of expertise within areas like data science, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing…

ARO Drilling Equips 16 Rigs with IFS Applications

Mar 04, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor ARO Drilling has deployed IFS Applications on 16 of its offshore drilling rigs. IFS, a software solutions company, said in a statement its applications helped ARO „to unify mission-critical business processes across…

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…

Aker BP to Test Robots and Drones at Skarv

Feb 11, 2020

Aker BP said it plans to trial robots and drones for autonomous inspection, data capture and automatic report generation on its operated Skarv installation in the Norwegian Sea during 2020.The Norwegian focused exploration and production firm…

Calculating Opex: Data Paints a Bigger Picture

Jan 29, 2020

For any new offshore oil and gas project, calculating costs is key. Operators must assess both up-front capital expenditure (capex) as well as expected ongoing operational expenditure (opex) over the life of the project and weigh these figures…

Danos Leverages VR for Training and Assessment

Nov 20, 2019

Services company Danos said it is tapping virtual reality (VR) technology to assess and train its employees, in an effort to drive down costs for customers while increasing safety and minimizing exposure.“It’s critical that employees be assessed for competency…

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…

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