Offshore Technology News


Saipem Rolls Out DNV GL ShipManager Hull

Aug 21, 2019

Italian services firm Saipem is implementing software from DNV GL to optimize the planning of inspections and repairs for its crane and pipelaying vessels. DNV GL said it will supply its advanced software, ShipManager Hull, for implementation on five vessels of the Saipem fleet…

Standardized Subsea Processing

Aug 20, 2019

When used under the right circumstances, subsea processing technologies have clear and obvious benefits as an enabler for increased oil recovery and even as a more environmentally friendly alternative to conventional processing equipment.In many instances…

Woodside to Implement Schlumberger's DELFI

Aug 20, 2019

Australia's largest oil and gas operator Woodside Energy will leverage Schlumberger's DELFI cognitive cloud-based software environment in an effort to increase consistency, reduce study cycle time and foster innovation in its subsurface characterization and development activities…

Upwing Awarded 10 New Patents

Aug 20, 2019

California-based Upwing Energy said it has been awarded 10 new patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for critical enabling technologies in the company’s downhole rotating tools and proprietary methods used to increase hydrocarbon production and recovery…

Ocyan Taps RigNet for Drilling Analytics

Aug 20, 2019

Houston-based networking solutions provider RigNet announced on Tuesday that Brazil’s Ocyan has signed a multi-year agreement and selected Intelie Live, RigNet’s machine learning-based analytics platform, to be used at its Drilling and Marine Operational Support Center (CSD)…

Seadrill Using AI to Monitor the 'Red Zone'

Aug 19, 2019

New offshore drilling safety technology has been developed to monitor and provide advanced warning of potential risks in the “Red Zone”, the area of the rig floor where heavy drilling equipment operates and the risk of injury is highest.Vision IQ…

KW Designed Solutions Restructures

Aug 19, 2019

Chorley, UK based high pressure engineering company KW Designed Solutions said it has recently restructured, launching a new company KW Pressure Testing and introducing the KW Group to manage both firms, as part of a complete rebrand.A new state-of-the-art…

Hunting Acquires RTI Energy Systems

Aug 16, 2019

London-headquartered energy services group Hunting said it has acquired the business and assets of US-based riser technologies manufacturer RTI Energy Systems (RTIES) for a total cash consideration of $12.5 million, funded from existing cash resources…

Prolonging Wellhead Fatigue Life

Aug 16, 2019

When oil and gas operators need to carry out workovers or plug and abandon a deepwater well, a primary concern is how much fatigue life remains in the wellhead.Wells from two decades ago were drilled and completed with rigs that may have been decommissioned…

Emerson Expands Asset Management Coverage

Aug 15, 2019

Industrial automation company Emerson said it has expanded AMS Device Manager with HART-IP support, making it easier to connect with devices and control systems and potentially eliminate hundreds of thousands of dollars in project hardware and engineering…

New Autonomous Vehicle for Offshore Wind Surveys

Aug 15, 2019

A new autonomous sailing platform aims make the collection of offshore wind energy data easier, faster, cleaner and more cost efficient.The 16-foot wind- and solar-powered Datamaran, launched recently by Norwegian energy company Equinor and US technology firm Autonomous Marine Systems Inc…

Subsea Innovation Scores TechnipFMC Contract

Aug 15, 2019

Subsea Innovation said it has won a contract win with TechnipFMC in Norway for the supply and installation support of subsea protection equipment.In 2018 Subsea Innovation engineered next-generation seal for their Pipe in Pipe Waterstops, designed and developed from its head office in Darlington…

ABB Debuts AXR Large AC Motors

Aug 15, 2019

The AXR 5000 and 5800 Large AC NEMA motors deliver an average of 15% more power over conventional designs, according to manufacturer ABB. The new motors, introduced in May this year, also meet American Petroleum Institute 541 and 547 standards for motors operating in the oil and gas industry…

Drilling Innovation Projects Get a Boost

Aug 14, 2019

A group of projects worth more than £1.3 million ($1.6 million) aims to develop new innovative technologies for use in offshore drilling operations.With the help of £640,000 ($772,000) in co-funding from the Oil & Gas Innovation Center (OGIC)…

OPEX Group Secures CNOOC Contract

Aug 13, 2019

An Aberdeen-based provider of predictive analysis services said it has secured a new multimillion-dollar contract with CNOOC  for digital services across the company’s assets on the UK continental shelf (UKCS).OPEX Group's three-year contract with CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited…

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