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RGU develops software to prevent faults in subsea technology

Oct 31, 2013

Researchers from Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Scotland have created new software as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) which helps pre-empt potential faults in subsea technology. Dr. Andrei Petrovski and Professor John McCall…

Sparrows sends crane simulator to Abu Dhabi

Oct 23, 2013

Aberdeen-based Sparrows Group employs more than 1750 people and has established offshore crane service and engineering centers around the world. Trainee and existing crane operators working for Sparrows in the Middle East will be able…

Bluefin Robotics acquires SeeByte

Oct 07, 2013

Bluefin Robotics, an autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) provider, owned by Battelle, has acquired SeeByte, Ltd., a company that provides autonomous platform software. SeeByte, headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bluefin…

ATCE13: Schlumberger releases HD imaging-while-drilling service

Sep 30, 2013

Schlumberger announced today the release of the MicroScope high-definition (HD) imaging-while-drilling service. The MicroScope HD service provides logging-while-drilling (LWD) imaging for reservoir description to enable detailed fracture…

ATCE13: Senergy launches new well data analysis tool

Sep 30, 2013

Senergy Software released its latest generation, multi-discipline, well data analysis and interpretation tool, IPTM. The powerful IPTM version 4.2, which has been further developed and enhanced by Senergy Software’s team of technical experts…

3DTV comes to Aberdeen oil industry

Sep 26, 2013

Leading players in the 3DTV industry will converging on Aberdeen next month for a conference focusing on use of such technologies in the oil and gas and renewables industries.  The 3DTV Conference: Vision Beyond Depth event has been organised by Aberdeen University…

SEG13: ION introduces Narwhal ice management system

Sep 26, 2013

ION Geophysical Corp. is showing its new Narwhal integrated ice management system at the 2013 SEG Annual Meeting in Houston this week. The tool is designed to improve seismic data acquisition and drilling operations, while operating in arctic environments and provides ice visualization…

Shell and BHI partner on reservoir modeling platform

Sep 13, 2013

Shell and Baker Hughes have signed a software license and joint development agreement  to produce a high-end platform for geological and reservoir modeling using Baker Hughes’ JewelEarth software. Shell says the new platform will bring enhanced…

BLISS-fully solving seismic processing problems

Sep 01, 2013

During the last 10 years, the oil and gas industry has seen significant developments in seismic acquisition strategies, pushing the boundaries imposed by the technical limits of conventional 3D marine acquisition using narrow-azimuth towed streamers…

Kongsberg renames crane simulator subsidiary

Aug 20, 2013

Kongsberg Maritime has officially renamed GlobalSim Inc., its wholly owned onshore and offshore crane simulator subsidiary, to Kongsberg GlobalSim Inc. The name change is part of GlobalSim’s ongoing incorporation into Kongsberg Maritime’s corporate structure…

The Quest for Oil goes online

Aug 01, 2013

Maersk Oil launched the web-only video game Quest for Oil early this summer with the aim of making the oil and gas industry more accessible. OE discusses the strategy behind the game with CEO Jakob Thomasen. Maersk Oil launched the video game…

Aker Solutions acquires IDEAS

Jul 16, 2013

Glasgow, Scotland-based I.D.E.A.S. has developed software and technology that improves the quality and accuracy of integrity and life time analysis for oil and gas assets. The analysis can be applied in all phases of the development of an installation…

Navigating the pitch and roll of broadband seismic

Jul 15, 2013

Last month’s Annual Meeting of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) in London was by far the largest in the EAGE’s history. Over 8000 delegates showed up at the conference and exhibition at the Excel Centre in London to create plenty of buzz…

Competing interests walk a tightrope

Jun 05, 2013

Off the coast of Summerland, California, they didn’t drill the first-ever offshore oil well. They hammered it. “Engineers” used a pile driver to pound a pipe 455ft into the seabed in about 30ft of water. Yield was moderate; the site shut down after several years…

Modeling software

May 24, 2013

Aberdeen-based Senergy Software rolled out a followup to its geosciences-specific Oilfield Data Manager 3.8 (ODMTM) software. Version 3.8 features an improved user interface and comes equipped with new heatmap and analysis sticks features…

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