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Well surveillance in ultra-deepwater

Sep 01, 2014

As the industry advances into ultra-deepwater, an increasing number of tight tolerance wells require an efficient system for determining early influxes or losses during drilling, tripping, and cementing operations. Scott Hilliard of Statoil and Florian Le Blay…

Security offshore: Reigning in complexity

Sep 01, 2014

Vigilance remains key when it comes to offshore cyber security. Gregory Hale explains. Interconnected systems can be risky. Photo: OE Staff. Computer networks on offshore oil…

Wireless Networking Offshore

Sep 01, 2014

Networking technology works, but companies need to know the obstacles in order to avoid snares. Ellen Fussell Policastro reports. Communications will be of the essence for the Goliat floating production, storage, and offloading vessel…

Well control for pre-salt production efficiency

Sep 01, 2014

Baker Hughes has been developing completion technology and well control with Petrobras in deepwater ever since its first intelligent completion system contract in the early 2000s. Claudio Paschoa found out more. Baker…

Electrical Integration – bringing process and power together

Sep 01, 2014

Managing the process and the power systems that serve it through a single integrated control system can cut costs while giving a much better overview of the total plant. Laya Sathyadevan explains. Managing…

From fjords to FPSOs

Sep 01, 2014

Stein Rasmussen, SBM Offshore’s new managing director of the Houston execution center, says he had a natural affinity with water since he was a child growing up in Norway. It’s fitting since he has spent his entire career working with floaters at companies such as Technip…

RoboSub: International AUV competition

Sep 01, 2014

Thirty-eight student-led teams from 12 countries competed at the 17th annual RoboSub competition, 28 July - 3 August 2014, held at the US Navy’s SSC Pacific TRANSDEC Anechoic pool, in Point Loma, California. The event is co-sponsored by the…

Seeing seismic in 3D

Sep 01, 2014

Shell’s GeoSigns has helped the company find reservoirs like the pre-salt West Boreas field in the Gulf of Mexico and there is more to come. Elaine Maslin reports. Shell’s iScope facilities…

Point by point: The business of FPSOs

Sep 01, 2014

In advance of OE’s 2014 Global FPSO Forum, Managing Editor Audrey Leon spoke with Peter Lovie, Senior Advisor, Floating Systems for Peter M Lovie PE, LLC, and program chair for Global FPSO Forum; Arjan Voogt, MARIN USA; and Bruce Crager, Endeavor Management…

New technologies for changing environments and reservoirs

Sep 01, 2014

SBM Offshore discusses some of the company’s developing technologies and how it is working toward unlocking reserves in the Gulf of Mexico. Exploration for fields further offshore and in deeper waters is leading to the development of more complex reservoirs…

Proserv Launches A2G workshops

Aug 27, 2014

Proserv will present a series of global workshops to demonstrate Proserv’s Artemis 2G (A2G). A2G is Proserv’s next generation subsea electronics module for control and monitoring communications that recently resulted in a successful event held in Houston…

Petrobras, Foro partner on laser drilling technology

Aug 26, 2014

Petrobras and Foro Energy signed a technology cooperation agreement (TCA) for high power laser drilling research and development. The program with the Leopoldo Americo Miguez de Mello Research & Development Center (CENPES) will focus on developing…

ONS: Martin Landrø receives IOR award

Aug 26, 2014

Martin Landro won the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD) IOR award for his work on developing 4D seismic for mapping, production management and monitoring of reservoirs. Landro is a geophysics professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology…

ONS: DNV GL launches interactive arctic risk map

Aug 26, 2014

ONS, Stavanger: The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity, location and time of year. This creates a complex risk picture…

ABB's breakthrough in cable technology

Aug 26, 2014

ABB says they’ve launched the world´s most powerful underground and subsea power transmission cable system. ABB has developed and tested an extruded cable 525 kilovolt (kV) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to…

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