Offshore Technology News


Equinor Seeks to Accelerate Start-ups

Aug 27, 2019

The second class of global start-up companies selected to participate in the Techstars Energy Accelerator, Norwegian energy company Equinor announced on Tuesday.The 10 start-ups within oil and gas, renewables, new business models and digitalization…

3D Printing Brings New Dimensions to Field Commissioning

Aug 27, 2019

Access to and use of additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has increased in recent years due to the expiring of patents on techniques and technologies, says Hugues Greder, Lead Petroleum Engineer at Total.Computing power is…

Increasing Efficiency and Oil Productivity with AICDs

Aug 26, 2019

In June, independent global completions service company Tendeka announced it had secured the world’s largest sand and inflow control contract for the Troll field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).The four-year contract with Equinor will…

TechnipFMC to Split into Two Companies

Aug 26, 2019

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc said on Monday it would spin off its engineering and construction operations into a separate company, leaving it as a technology-focused equipment supplier to oil and gas companies.TechnipFMC…

What Use is Innovation if No One Adopts It?

Aug 26, 2019

New research delivered in partnership with the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and Robert Gordon University (RGU) has reached a milestone in understanding the psychological processes that govern technology adoption and deployment decisions…

Worley, AVEVA to Roll Out Cloud-based EPC Solution

Aug 26, 2019

Engineering and industrial software company AVEVA announced that Worley has selected AVEVA’s Enterprise Resource Management solution as its preferred  materials management platform. The partnership combines Worley’s engineering, procurement…

Safe Commuting Offshore

Aug 25, 2019

The inherent risk associated with working in an offshore environment for oil, gas and wind energy production means transfer methods must fully consider and overcome challenges such as wind speed, sea state, visibility, temperature and vessel…

Premier Oil Testing PB3 PowerBuoy in the North Sea

Aug 23, 2019

US-based ocean energy solutions company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it has deployed a PB3 PowerBuoy to serve as an autonomous intelligent platform to provide communications and remote monitoring services for its customer Premier Oil…

A Fluid Conversation

Aug 23, 2019

Using produced liquids in a wireless completionTendeka’s PulseEight re-deployable wireless completion systems have been deployed in a number of areas to carry out downhole functions. The PulseEight Ambient Valve has recognized safety incidents…

Oil Price Controls Subsea Market Growth

Aug 23, 2019

The subsea market in 2019 will experience year-on-year growth for the first time since 2014. But the positive outlook is vulnerable to any significant decline in oil prices over the next few years, according to analyst Rystad Energy.“We expect the subsea market to thrive during the coming years…

Schlumberger Open Sources Data Ecosystem

Aug 22, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger said it will open source its data ecosystem and contribute to The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe (OSDU) Forum to accelerate the delivery of the OSDU Data Platform.The OSDU Forum is an international forum of oil and gas operators…

Equinor Secures Subsidy for Wind Turbines at North Sea Oilfields

Aug 22, 2019

Equinor will receive a 2.33 billion Norwegian crown ($260 million) subsidy for its planned construction of floating wind turbines to supply power to North Sea oil platforms, Norwegian state investment agency Enova said on Thursday.Equinor says…

Wild Well Control Adds 10K Capping Stack

Aug 21, 2019

Well control and engineering services company Wild Well Control said it has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment.The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is rated to water depths of 10…

Chevron Invests in Well Conveyor

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian downhole technology company Well Conveyor said it has received equity investment from Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. Combined with additional investments from existing investors ProVenture and Investinor…

FES Bags Multiple DBSC Orders

Aug 21, 2019

Fluid transfer systems provider FES International said it has secured four new orders to deliver is Diver Bend Stiffener Connectors (DBSCs) to projects across Asia, Africa and Europe.The 31 DBSCs will be supplied for projects taking place in the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea…

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