Offshore Technology News


Seabed Surveillance Enters Age of Autonomy

May 13, 2019

Seabed deformation monitoring is moving into new realms of capability, as self-calibration, autonomous deployment and data collection open up new possibilities for extending the life of oil fields. Shaun Dunn, Sonardyne’s Global Business Manager…

Is There a Golden Opportunity for Jack-ups?

May 13, 2019

As oil prices continue to stabilize, operators are looking for the most efficient drilling and intervention methods to keep their downturn inspired cost savings in place.Jack-up rigs have long been known as the cheaper alternative to their floating cousins…

Interview: Mark Jones, CEO InterMoor

May 10, 2019

Mark Jones heads up InterMoor, part of the Acteon group of companies. The CEO weighs in on new technology developments and key markets driving growth for the mooring, foundations and subsea services firm.What type of mooring solutions are most in demand today…

DNV GL Launches Cognitive "Mining" Tool

May 09, 2019

DNV GL has launched Deep Search, a technology that will enable secure, fast and efficient processing of company knowledge and data. Deep Search is a cognitive “mining” tool that uses text and image recognition technologies making it possible to search for text in different format of documents…

Semco Chosen for 'Energean Power' FPSO

May 09, 2019

TechnipFMC has chosen Semco Maritime to deliver telecommunication systems, topside firefighting equipment and safety equipment for the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO for the Karish & Tanin fields, offshore Israel.As a total systems integrator Semco Maritime…

Worley, OGTC to Test New Gas Tieback Tech

May 09, 2019

An Australian engineering house is partnering with a UK technology organisation to test a prototype system that could enable longer distance subsea tiebacks to be built.Worley’s INTECSEA consultancy is working with the UK's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on the project…

BP Taps KBR for Greater Tortue

May 09, 2019

Engineering house KBR has been awarded a contract to support BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project, off Senegal and MauritaniaThe work is an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to provide facilities integration…

TechnipFMC Bags Barossa SPS Project

May 09, 2019

US oil major ConocoPhillips has picked TechnipFMC to supply the subsea production system for its Barossa in the Timor Sea, offshore Australia, according to partner Australian oil and gas producer Santos . The contract includes the engineering…

Airborne, Simeros Target New Riser Technology

May 08, 2019

Dutch technology firm Airborne Oil & Gas and Brazilian engineering company SÍMEROS TECHNOLOGIES are working together to deliver the first qualified thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) risers in deepwater Brazil. The two companies announced that…

DNV GL Urges Interest in Wind-Powered Oil Recovery

May 08, 2019

DNV GL says its WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) technology is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be technically feasible and cost efficient. WIN WIN was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL…

Nexans to Power Vigdis Boosting Station

May 08, 2019

French cable firm Nexans has been picked to supply a power umbilical for Equinor's Vigdis subsea boosting station in the Norwegian North Sea.New all-electric actuated subsea boosting station, the industry's first all-electric boosting station…

STR, Forssea Agree Exclusive Partnership

May 08, 2019

French subsea firm Forssea Robotics and UK-based Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) have agreed a global exclusive partnership.The moves follows a partnership formed between the two companies in June last year (2018). As part of the new partnership…

Maersk Drilling Unveils Hybrid Low-Emission Rig

May 08, 2019

Danish rig operator Maersk Drilling has announced what it's calling the first hybrid, low-emission drilling rig, based on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Through a series of upgrades, Maersk Drilling aims to convert the Maersk Intrepid ultra…

BHGE Wins Subsea Award from Beach Energy

May 07, 2019

Beach Energy has awarded Baker Hughes, a GE company, a contract to supply subsea production systems for its Victorian Otway Basin brownfield development project located in offshore Victoria, Australia.The Otway Basin is approximately 500 kilometers…

Schlumberger Launches New Service at OTC

May 07, 2019

Schlumberger has introduced the IriSphere look-ahead-while-drilling service at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this week. The new service provides the industry’s first application of electromagnetic (EM) technology for detecting…

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