May/June 2019 Edition of Offshore Engineer Magazine


Chevron: Mature Fields, Maximum Production

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Chevron is combining technology and streamlined work processes to maximize production efficiencies in its mature offshore fields. Continued investments in the fields, reservoir surveillance, analytics and portfolio optimization are some of the…

West Africa Offshore Outlook

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The outlook for West Africa’s offshore oil and gas market remains positive despite some hiccups hinged on delay by some countries in the region to align their hydrocarbon regulations to prevailing market trends and the intensifying global competition…

Africa Looks to FLNG to Accelerate its Dash for Gas

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Since the idea of floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) was first mooted the landscape of the oil and gas sector has changed dramatically. When Shell finally pressed the go button for its Prelude FLNG project offshore Australia back in mid-2011…

Bigger, Bolder, Heavier

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Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected – not least in terms of the components being installed. Could this mean a challenge for the existing installation fleet?While offshore wind is seen by many as a maturing market in Europe…

Tapping Tiebacks

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Operators continue to look for fast returns via subsea tiebacks while vendors look for technical solutions to help unlock more fields for less.A tide is starting to turn on the subsea industry, not least thanks to subsea tiebacks. It’s a theme that’s been underlying the last four years…

Drill-tech Trends: Hybrid Rigs, Automation

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Fully-automated drilling aboard a semisubmersible or jack-up drill rig powered by batteries has just become a reality. As May 2019 got underway, new, modern rigs were being ordered on more exploration, and no fewer than eight modern rigs — seven…

Subsea and Beyond

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...but not without a few global challengesAhead of this year’s Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) in Bergen, Elaine Maslin spoke with key members of the program committee to hear their thoughts on the state of the nation.From its humble beginnings in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Subsea Power Distribution Drawing Near

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Subsea power distribution set to move oil and gas production facilities on the seafloorSubsea power distribution down to 3,000 meters depth will soon be a reality. This summer, a full-scale prototype will be running a 3,000-hour test. After that…


In the next edition

Jul/Aug 2019

Subsea Processing

Departments Engineering, Procurement, Installation, Commissioning Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Subsea Well Intervention
Production Operations Topsides: Design and Equipment
Drilling and Completions Drilling Efficiency
Regional Report Northwest Europe
Special Report Automation: Big Data, Security and Remote Ops
EVENTS & BONUS DISTRIBUTION
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October 29 - 31, 2019
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