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PTTEP, Halliburton Ink Automation Deal

Oct 01, 2019

PTTEP, a national petroleum exploration and production company in Thailand, selected Halliburton Landmark for joint development of new well design workflow to automate drilling and completion engineering processes across the well lifecycle, the US-based oilfield services company announced…

Proserv Restructures

Oct 01, 2019

Controls technology company Proserv announced it has established two separate divisions as part of a corporate restructure plan.The Aberdeen based firm was recapitalized by its new majority shareholders, Oaktree Capital Management and KKR, early in 2018…

Maersk Supply Service Takes Crew Management to the Cloud

Sep 30, 2019

German software provider Hanseaticsoft said Copenhagen-based Maersk Supply Service has opted to implement its Cloud Fleet Manager ship management system for vessels and shore-bases to manage crews and handle all crew-related tasks.Kevin Bro Beier…

New Downhole ESP Safety Valve

Sep 30, 2019

Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business Pragma said it has developed an advanced downhole safety valve to create an improved well control solution for cable deployed Electric Submersible Pumps (ESPs) retrofitted to production wells…

TechnipFMC, DNV GL Form Digital Twin Partnership

Sep 26, 2019

Oil and gas industry partners have set out to develop a methodology for qualifying the integrity of digital twin technology – said to be the industry’s first.The methodology, which is being developed by TechnipFMC and DNV GL, aims to bring a…

i-Tech 7 Completes LLOG Job in the US

Sep 26, 2019

Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit i-Tech 7 said it has completed a subsea decommissioning and abandonment project for LLOG Exploration Co. in the Gulf of Mexico, using its smart skid technology.Seeking better ways to flush three flowlines…

Shell Chooses Sonardyne for Monitoring Campaign

Sep 24, 2019

Subsea monitoring specialist Sonardyne International said its long-endurance sensors will be used by Shell during a 10-year seabed subsidence monitoring campaign at Norway’s second largest gas field. the Ormen Lange .Setting out to continuously…

Stinger Deployed Diverless Connector Launched

Sep 24, 2019

New technology brought to market by Cortez Subsea and AFGlobal aims to reduce cost and risk to pipelay.The Stinger Deployed Diverless Connector (SDDC) has been developed to conduct pipeline tie-ins using a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) and…

Halliburton Acquires Downhole Cutting Tools

Sep 23, 2019

Oilfield services provider Halliburton said it acquired a new portfolio of electro-mechanical downhole cutting tools and tubing punches from Westerton (UK) Ltd.Designed as an alternative to traditional pipe recovery and intervention across the well lifecycle from exploration to abandonment…

Oil Companies Push Carbon-capture Efforts

Sep 23, 2019

A group of 13 major oil companies charted out a plan on Monday to promote investments in carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), ahead of a gathering in New York.Oil chiefs grappling with growing demand for action to fight climate change have…

BP Mooring Inspection Campaign Completed in Angola

Sep 23, 2019

Underwater inspection provider Welaptega has used its optical chain measurement system (CMS), complete with new automated edge tracking software, to execute a subsea mooring inspection campaign for BP offshore Angola.  The project saw Welaptega…

Monitoring, and Addressing, Crude Quality in Real-time

Sep 20, 2019

Through artificial intelligence and machine learning, oil companies can monitor production stream quality in real time to optimize the value per barrel.“The industry is now recognizing the importance of product quality,” says Paul Oates, US business development director for Validere…

Ørsted to Deploy GE's 12MW Offshore Turbine

Sep 19, 2019

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted said it has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine…

Bibby Taps Real-time Wave Data

Sep 19, 2019

For Bibby Marine Services, MIROS WaveFinder software supports operations in real time and provides accurate, reliable wave data vital to vessel operational limits.Bibby WaveMaster 1 is a walk-to-work service operation vessel (SOV) that makes…

An Integrated Offering

Sep 18, 2019

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, interoperable architecture and platform. Tony Brayford explains.

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