Offshore Technology News


DeepStar to Study Upwing Tech

May 14, 2019

Together, Upwing Energy, an artificial lift technology company, and industrial firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have been selected by global offshore research and development consortium DeepStar to perform a feasibility and conceptual…

TechX: Accelerating Clean Tech for O&G

May 14, 2019

The Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC) and Deep Science Ventures (DSV) have selected two pioneering start-up companies to join industry-leading technology accelerator program, TechX Pioneers.A groundbreaking collaboration between the OGTC and DSV…

Unity Launches Shallow Intervention System

May 14, 2019

Well integrity technology, services and engineering solutions provider Unity has launched a new multi-functional, near-surface intervention system following a successful commercial project for a major operator in Northwest Africa.In its first deployment…

Boosting Oil Recovery in the Gulf of Thailand

May 13, 2019

The Jasmine field, operated by Mubadala Petroleum, is located 200 kilometers south of Bangkok. This field has a sandstone reservoir and is highly complex and compartmentalized. Many good sands have a thickness of about 30 feet to 40 feet, reservoir pressure is supported by a strong aquifer…

Wärtsilä to Power a Dozen COSL PSVs

May 13, 2019

Wärtsilä announced on Monday it has won a contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled platform supply vessels (PSV), the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner. The vessels are being built…

Seabed Surveillance Enters Age of Autonomy

May 13, 2019

Seabed deformation monitoring is moving into new realms of capability, as self-calibration, autonomous deployment and data collection open up new possibilities for extending the life of oil fields. Shaun Dunn, Sonardyne’s Global Business Manager…

Is There a Golden Opportunity for Jack-ups?

May 13, 2019

As oil prices continue to stabilize, operators are looking for the most efficient drilling and intervention methods to keep their downturn inspired cost savings in place.Jack-up rigs have long been known as the cheaper alternative to their floating cousins…

Interview: Mark Jones, CEO InterMoor

May 10, 2019

Mark Jones heads up InterMoor, part of the Acteon group of companies. The CEO weighs in on new technology developments and key markets driving growth for the mooring, foundations and subsea services firm.What type of mooring solutions are most in demand today…

DNV GL Launches Cognitive "Mining" Tool

May 09, 2019

DNV GL has launched Deep Search, a technology that will enable secure, fast and efficient processing of company knowledge and data. Deep Search is a cognitive “mining” tool that uses text and image recognition technologies making it possible to search for text in different format of documents…

Semco Chosen for 'Energean Power' FPSO

May 09, 2019

TechnipFMC has chosen Semco Maritime to deliver telecommunication systems, topside firefighting equipment and safety equipment for the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO for the Karish & Tanin fields, offshore Israel.As a total systems integrator Semco Maritime…

Worley, OGTC to Test New Gas Tieback Tech

May 09, 2019

An Australian engineering house is partnering with a UK technology organisation to test a prototype system that could enable longer distance subsea tiebacks to be built.Worley’s INTECSEA consultancy is working with the UK's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on the project…

BP Taps KBR for Greater Tortue

May 09, 2019

Engineering house KBR has been awarded a contract to support BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project, off Senegal and MauritaniaThe work is an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to provide facilities integration…

TechnipFMC Bags Barossa SPS Project

May 09, 2019

US oil major ConocoPhillips has picked TechnipFMC to supply the subsea production system for its Barossa in the Timor Sea, offshore Australia, according to partner Australian oil and gas producer Santos . The contract includes the engineering…

Airborne, Simeros Target New Riser Technology

May 08, 2019

Dutch technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and Brazilian engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES are working together to deliver the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) risers in deepwater Brazil. The two companies announced that…

DNV GL Urges Interest in Wind-Powered Oil Recovery

May 08, 2019

DNV GL says its WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) technology is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be technically feasible and cost efficient. WIN WIN was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL…

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