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SMD completes 6000m Curvetech testing

Jan 10, 2017

Following the award of an order from Shanghai Salvage for a 6000m Quasar Work Class ROV (remotely operated vehicle), SMD engineers have successfully completed work on the associated Curvetech subsea components to assure maximum working depth up to 6000m…

Exxon develops cMIST dehydration technology

Jan 06, 2017

ExxonMobil has developed cMIST, a technology which dehydrates natural gas using a patented absorption system inside pipes and replaces the need for conventional dehydration tower technology. This inline technology could be deployed at both…

Forum completes 350th RT torque machine delivery

Jan 05, 2017

Forum Energy Technologies has designed, manufactured, tested and delivered its 350th rotational torque (RT) torque machine to TAM International, a downhole inflatable packer provider. The torque machine, or bucking unit as it is commonly referred…

Lamprell delivers NDC Al Gharbia jackup

Dec 22, 2016

Lamprell completed the construction on the jackup drilling rig, Al Gharbia, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC). Completion and delivery of the jackup rig, on time and on budget, was marked at an inauguration ceremony…

Saipem completes Innovator 2.0 sea trials

Dec 21, 2016

Saipem has successfully completed sea trials of its new remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), the Innovator 2.0, and has obtained a declaration of compliance with Norsok U102 standards, as well as DNV GL certification.   Innovator 2.0, a…

Seatools adds to compensator range

Dec 21, 2016

Seatools, a Dutch subsea technology company, introduced their new subsea hydraulic compensator range: the Advanced series. This subsea compensator range, based on the preceding Hyco range, is designed for improved robustness, durability, and standardization…

Penspen, Crestech form Nigerian alliance

Dec 20, 2016

Penspen, a provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry, has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Nigerian engineering firm Crestech. The partnership will enable the two businesses to provide engineering…

Culzean capex lowered

Dec 13, 2016

Investment costs for the Culzean project are now forecasted to be around US$4 billion, a reduction of about $500 million on the estimate at project sanction, said Gretchen Watkins, CEO, Maersk Oil at the Maersk Group Capital Markets Day in Copenhagen…

Wood Group, HFG sign NCS MOU

Dec 06, 2016

Wood Group and Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint efforts to offer wellhead platform development, from design to installation, hook-up and commissioning, to clients on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Salunda develops hand-help MudChecker

Dec 06, 2016

Salunda Ltd. has designed its latest hand-held technology to provide rapid and consistent analysis of mud properties during drilling and completion of oil and gas wells. Offering an alternative to conventional retort and titration testing…

CGG releases HampsonRussell update

Dec 01, 2016

CGG GeoSoftware has released a new version of its HampsonRussell reservoir characterization software, with new features for attribute extraction and prediction along horizontal wells, as well as upgraded geostatistical mapping capabilities…

Trellborg expands Houston team

Nov 28, 2016

Trelleborg’s offshore operation based in Houston has invested in a new Global Riser Analysis team to incorporate in-house mathematical simulation capabilities into its current engineering group. The Global Riser Analysis team consists…

SMD develops Sentio virtualization software

Nov 23, 2016

SMD, a subsea technology provider, has introduced of Sentio, a synthetic environment and virtualization platform that is designed to optimize and improve the efficiency of operations in offshore environments. Sentio lets the user create models and environments to produce virtual scenarios…

ExproSoft develops cloud-based simulator

Nov 21, 2016

Norway-based ExproSoft has developed WellMaster Simulator, a cloud-based well life simulator for new and mature fields. The solution is designed to help oil and gas operators predict well interventions, downtime, and operating expenses (OPEX)…

URS develops Mattress Recovery Tool

Nov 18, 2016

Utility ROV Services (URS) has developed a new Mattress Recovery Tool (MRT) for the oil and gas decommissioning market. The tool has been designed to recover concrete mattresses that have been installed extensively in oil and gas fields to protect subsea piping…

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