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Another Piece of the Puzzle

Sep 18, 2019

One of the missing links for some fully subsea production systems has been subsea storage, either for production fluids, later periodic offtake or production chemicals.NOV has been working on a gravity-based subsea storage unit (SSU), based on a design initially developed by Kongsberg…

PGS Selects Google Cloud

Sep 17, 2019

Marine seismic surveyor PGS announced it has selected Google as its preferred cloud provider.By harnessing Google’s cloud-based technologies and incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities into workflows, PGS will increase flexibility…

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft Partner

Sep 17, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger said it has formed a partnership with supermajor Chevron and technology giant Microsoft to accelerate creation of innovative petrotechnical and digital technologies. The firms say they will work together…

Big Data, Security & Remote Ops

Sep 17, 2019

Offshore oil and gas is among the many industries in the midst of a vast technological shift being driven by rapid advances in new digital technologies and methodologies. Big data, artificial intelligence (AI), digitalization . . . The list goes on and on…

ABS, Keppel to Build Smart Rigs

Sep 17, 2019

In an Industry first, the provider of classification services to the offshore industry ABS partnered with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) in developing the first two new build Drilling Rigs with Smart Notations.One of the rigs, which was delivered earlier this year for work in offshore Mexico…

CannSeal Debuts Mobile Mixer Technology

Sep 16, 2019

New mobile mixer technology from annular isolation technology specialist CannSeal facilitates the company’s proprietary epoxy resin to be mixed on-site, opening up new markets independent of location as it removes constrictions associated with storage and curing times…

Avoiding Subsea Controls Obsolescence

Sep 16, 2019

UK-based Proserv aims to help operators avoid subsea obsolescence. Richard Moralee explains.

Sercel Launches New Ocean Bottom Node

Sep 16, 2019

CGG's equipment business Sercel has launched GPR, a new ocean bottom node (OBN) jointly developed in partnership with BGP and designed to leverage Sercel’s QuietSeis broadband digital sensor technology for reservoir characterization and field development efforts…

Woodside Backs Seismic Data Acquisition Company

Sep 13, 2019

Australian oil and gas producer Woodside said it has signed a Shareholders Agreement with Perth-based Blue Ocean Monitoring (BOM) to invest in seismic data acquisition company Blue Ocean Seismic Services (BOSS).BOSS is developing a solution…

ClampOn: Ultrasonic Intelligent Sensors

Sep 13, 2019

ClampOn provides non-invasive ultrasonic sensors for sand and particle monitoring, pig detection, corrosion-erosion monitoring, leak monitoring and vibration monitoring.

Remote Technologies Augment Capabilities

Sep 13, 2019

As connectivity at offshore oil and gas facilities improves, one of the major hurdles for augmented reality technology is evaporating.Connectivity has, for years, been the primary challenge for uptake of certain remote-enabling technologies for use in testing…

Pharis Mulls Steam Flooding at Pilot Field

Sep 12, 2019

Engineering consultancy Crondall Energy said it has been awarded a contract by Pharis Energy to deliver a concept select study for the operator’s heavy oil Pilot field development in the Central North Sea.According to a statement issued today by Crondall Energy…

GE to Shed Majority Control of Baker Hughes

Sep 11, 2019

General Electric is looking to raise up to $3 billion in sale of majority-owned Baker Hughes shares, resulting in a reduction of the U.S industrial conglomerate's stake in the oilfield services provider to less than 50%, Baker Hughes said on Tuesday…

Aker Solutions Unveils Intelligent Subsea

Sep 11, 2019

Aker Solutions' new integrated approach to subsea field design aims to accelerate field development and maximize performance through the life of the field. Jonathan Minnitt, the company's Senior Manager, Business Development, Europe & Africa, explains.

Trendsetter Unveils 20K Hydraulic Intervention Connector

Sep 11, 2019

Trendsetter Engineering has been awarded a contract for the design, qualification and delivery of a 20,000 psi (20K) hydraulic intervention connector by HWCG, the Houston-based oil and gas service company announced.HWCG is a consortium of deepwater…

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