Offshore Technology News


Newpark Eyes Deepwater Opportunities

May 21, 2019

New deepwater technologies and service capabilities from drilling fluids provider Newpark aim to help offshore oil and gas customers tackle challenging environments with faster, safer and cleaner results.The company's expanded portfolio of stimulation…

Sonardyne Acquires EIVA

May 21, 2019

Subsea technology and systems provider Sonardyne International announced Tuesday it has acquired maritime software and equipment specialist EIVA A/S.EIVA will join the Sonardyne group of companies while remaining an independent business and brand…

Subsea Templates Installed on Nova Field

May 20, 2019

Two subsea templates have been installed for the Wintershall Dea operated Nova project offshore Norway, marking the first operational landmark for the new company formed from the May 1 merger of Wintershall and DEA.The Nova oil field, located in the Norwegian North Sea…

NKT to Supply Shore Power Cables for Equinor

May 20, 2019

NKT has been awarded the turnkey project from Equinor for the 132 kV high-voltage cable connecting the oil and gas platforms Johan Sverdrup 2 and Gina Krog.Equinor has selected NKT as the turnkey supplier for the high-voltage cable project connecting…

Partners Set Out to Cut Offshore Emissions

May 20, 2019

Norwegian partners Kongsberg Maritime, DOF, SINTEF Ocean and NORCE have set out to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for complex offshore operations, while streamlining fleet-wide maintenance.Enabled through sponsorship and support from Innovation Norway…

New Offshore Wind Foundation Tested

May 17, 2019

A “potentially revolutionary” new offshore wind foundation is being put to the test, says hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford.The company is working with partners Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL…

14-year GoM Oil Spill Contained

May 17, 2019

Authorities say they have finally contained a 14-year oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico.The US Coast Guard said it worked alongside a team of contractors to deploy a subsea system that successfully contains and collects oil being discharged…

Vattenfall, GE Partner on 12MW Turbine

May 17, 2019

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall is partnering with manufacturer GE Renewable Energy on developing its 12MW Haliade-X turbine platform to aid bids at future offshore wind capacity auctions.With a capacity of 12MW, it is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date…

Fibron Gets a New Start

May 16, 2019

UK-based custom subsea umbilical and cable solutions provider Fibron revealed its new branding to the offshore market during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston last week.Managing Director, Bruno Cianfini, reiterated the company…

Ocean Infinity to Support Shell Survey

May 16, 2019

US based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity announced it will support Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell.The project, which is planned to commence in June…

Push-the-Bit RSS

May 14, 2019

Two service companies known for point-the-bit rotary steerable systems (RSS) each decided in 2016 to create their own push-the-bit tools. Their offerings are aimed at increased tool reliability, utilization, smoother wellbores and higher levels of drilling performance consistency from well to well…

Schlumberger Taps Google as Preferred Cloud Provider

May 14, 2019

Services company Schlumberger said on Monday it has renewed and expanded its agreement with Google Cloud to develop cloud-native exploration and production (E&P) applications to help its customers derive actionable insights from data and harness…

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…

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