Offshore Technology News


Viking Offshore breaks ground in Singapore for R&D center

May 01, 2013

Viking Offshore & Marine Limited announced on 26 April 2013, that it would invest up to S$15 million to set up a dedicated innovation hub in Singapore to house and invest in promising offshore and marine companies. Mr. Andy Lim,…

Innovation is highlighted by OTC.13 Spotlight Award Winners

May 01, 2013

This year’s group of Spotlight Award winners at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC.13) brings advances in all areas of offshore activity. Advances were generated in drilling, logging, operational control, robotic intervention and more…

Norway celebrates 40 years at OTC.13

May 01, 2013

Norwegian innovation in the oil and gas industry will be celebrated in Houston with the marking of a major milestone this year. Norway is marking its 40th anniversary of attending the Offshore Technology Conference with an impressive line…

OTC.13: IHC Merwede presents vessels, technological innovations

May 01, 2013

The IHC Merwede stand (number 2625) will feature a diverse range of innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support activities at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). The company is exhibiting at the annual event in Texas…

Conical diamond technology

Apr 16, 2013

Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, introduced the Stinger conical diamond technology last month. The bit features an ultrathick polycrystalline diamond layer that is thicker than conventional PDC cutters. The Stinger element enables high-point loading to fracture rock more efficiently…

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…

New subsea centre for Newcastle

Apr 14, 2013

Newcastle University is to lead a national centre for subsea and offshore engineering as part of a major drive to develop new materials and technologies to explore the world’s oceans. The Neptune National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering…

ThoughtStream: Risk comes in many forms, but it has to be challenged

Apr 10, 2013

For many years it’s been clear demand is rising – and that trend has stayed consistent – but there has been a lot of change in where the supply is coming from. BP estimates that global energy demand is likely to grow by more than a third between now and 2030…

Patrick O’Brien talks Subsea processing

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: Subsea…

Daniel More talks communication advancements for monitoring subsea E&A wells

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: In…

Neil Gordon talks Integrity Managemen

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: Neil Gordon…

Steve Edwards on 'big data'

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: The…

Rune Haddeland talks Cold based pipe connection solutions

Apr 10, 2013

Tech talk. With the 44th Offshore Technology Conference in Houston just on the horizon, OE sought answers to the question, “What emerging technology will have a direct impact on the offshore market?” Our think tank had this to say: Rune Haddeland…

Pemex, Exxon sign cooperative agreement

Apr 04, 2013

Mexican state oil company Pemex and US oil giant ExxonMobil renewed a general cooperation agreement to share technical and scientific information, Pemex announced on April 3, 2013.Mexican President Enrique Pena NietoThe five-year agreement, Pemex said…

HPHT technology to India

Mar 27, 2013

Cairn India contracted GE Oil & Gas to supply the Ravva oil and gas field off the coast of Andhra Pradesh with HPHT wellhead technology, mudline systems, spare units and services for the field. “We see HPHT technology as a key for the next stage of development…

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