Offshore Software News


SRO Updates Stena Drilling's Rigs with IBM’s Maximo System

Aug 04, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has had its asset management software system on six offshore rigs replaced.The company hired UK-based tech firm SRO Solutions which, over the course of 14 months replaced its existing asset management system with IBM’s Maximo software…

Petrofac Implements Training Software for Valaris

Jul 20, 2020

Services firm Petrofac says it has implemented its SkillsVX learning and competency software for offshore drilling contractor Valaris, supporting its 7,000 employees globally to manage their learning and competency needs.The implementation involved…

CWind Working with Reygar to Improve Crew Safety

Jul 07, 2020

Remote monitoring and reporting platforms provider Reygar says it is working with offshore renewables services company CWind to develop a new communication safety feature within its BareFLEET fleet monitoring system.In an effort to simplify…

Drone Specialist Cyberhawk Lands 5-Year Deal with Shell

Jun 22, 2020

Drone-based inspection company Cyberhawk has said it has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar software contract with oil giant Shell.Under the contract, Cyberhawk will provide its cloud-based asset visualization software iHawk for all onshore…

Eidesvik Equips Fleet with Energy Efficiency Software

Jun 16, 2020

The Norwegian offshore shipowner Eidesvik has signed a contract with Yxney Maritime for the use of Yxney's Maress energy efficiency software on its vessels, as a step towards further emissions reduction.Maress is a cloud-based system using available…

PlanSea's Software to Cut North Sea Logistics Costs, Emissions

Jun 09, 2020

A Robert Gordon University spin-out PlanSea Solutions is working on a software that could improve offshore oil and gas industry logistics in the UK North Sea, and save millions of pounds and cut CO2 emissions. The project is backed by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and project partners BP…

WFS, SES Team Up in Subsea Cable Protection Space

Jun 02, 2020

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…

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