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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…

Multiphase Simulator

May 24, 2013

Norwegian technology supplier Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS released its new LedaFlow 1.3 transient multiphase simulator for wells and pipelines in March. The software offers new functions such as a separator model, bypass pigging capabilities…

Wood Group acquires Intetech Limited

May 22, 2013

Wood Group announced the acquisition of Intetech Limited ('Intetech'), a niche provider of software and engineering consultancy services for well integrity and corrosion management to the global oil & gas market.  Formed in 1991, Intetech employs around 30 people…

OE offers asset management Q&A

Apr 24, 2013

Next Tuesday, April 30, OE will host new Expert Access webinar, this time featuring Patrick Zirnhelt and Jeremiah Woodford of IFS North America. Zirnhelt penned an article for OE’s April issue entitled “Increasing returns from asset management investment…

Asset Guardian wins Stena Drilling work

Apr 17, 2013

Asset Guardian Solutions Ltd (AGSL), which specialises in protecting companies’ process critical software assets, announced that it has secured an important contract with Stena Drilling Ltd of Aberdeen, Scotland.  This contract represents a significant development for AGSL…

Increasing returns from asset management investment

Apr 14, 2013

The offshore industry is perhaps the single most demanding environment for assets. Exposure to the elements, the remote nature of drilling equipment, limited space, a volatile project-oriented environment, and risk management concerns, all…

Simulation software

Mar 25, 2013

CM Labs Simulations launched a new simulation and visualization software called Vortex, designed to reduce cost and risks during offshore operations. It’s suitable for in engineering, testing, planning, and training. Vortex software can be used to simulate dynamics of virtual cranes…

Effective coordination leads pathbreaking project at Mumbai High

Mar 20, 2013

In 2000, ONGC announced its plan for Mumbai High redevelopment, to arrest decline and increase the production by improving the field’s oil recovery factor. The redevelopment project was in two phases; the first began in 2000 and finished in 2006…

Sevan Drilling chooses IFS asset management software

Mar 07, 2013

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Sevan Drilling ASA, an international ultra-deepwater (UDW) drilling contractor, has chosen IFS Applications for Offshore Service to streamline its onshore and offshore operations…

AGSL secures Woodside deal

Mar 01, 2013

Asset Guardian Solutions Ltd. (AGSL), which specializes in critical control software asset protection for the process and manufacturing industry, announced that it has secured a significant contract with Woodside. The company is Australia’s leading oil and gas producer…

After Stuxnet

Jan 30, 2013

Eric Byres leads cyber security webinar Image: iStockphotoIn an OE exclusive webinar, readers were able to ask questions and listen to a live presentation with security expert Eric Byres, a SCADA specialist at Tofino Security. The forum…

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