September/October 2020 Edition of Offshore Engineer Magazine


Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

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Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

Digitalization: Trust - The Keystone for Digital Transformation

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The slowdown of the world economy and plummeting energy consumption have eclipsed most other industry news. Oil exporting countries are coming to terms with limiting production to sustain reasonable prices, and operators are looking for ways to improve efficiency…

GIEK Doubling Down on Offshore Wind

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Tasked to provide the financial power to help Norwegian companies export their wares to the world, Wenche Nistad, CEO of the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) pulls no punches when asked about the appetite for investment in traditional…

Baker Hughes Takes Offshore Energy's Digital Path to "The Next Level"

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'We are doing something amazing in Baker Hughes,” said Alex Seinuah, the leader of Baker Hughes’ Growth Initiatives Hub. “I call the hub a start-up business. Within the hub we look at disruptive technologies and services that we believe will deliver value to our customers…

The Pipeline Repair Busters: Being ready for the worst case

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Pipeline repair isn’t a frequent activity but when it is needed it’s a critical activity. New tools are being developed and demonstrated to also make it safer and more efficient, and yet challenges remain, such as higher pressure, deeper water…

Pipeline Inspection with Fast(ER) Results

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Finland’s Rocsole is hoping to provide operators with better, faster insight into their pipelines through a new compact inline sensor and a large dose of data analytics. Its inspection tool uses electrical tomography and digital signal processing…

Barcodes to Drive Down Pipeline Inspection Costs

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Three French companies are working on a pipeline inspection solution that combines ROVs and the use of visual markers - barcodes - directly integrated on subsea pipelines.The solution, being developed by tubular solutions firm Vallourec, smart…

Brownfield Development: Tyra pieces falling into place

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Tyra – Denmark’s largest gas and condensate field and main gas processing hub – was, a few years ago, on the verge of being decommissioned, which would have, according to reports back then, wiped out thousands of jobs.The field located 225km west of Esbjerg…

The Case for 3D Printing Downhole Tools

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Advanced design software supports growth of additive manufacturing applications in the oil and gas industryAdditive manufacturing (AM, aka 3D printing) is beginning to impact product-development strategies in the oil and gas industry just as…

Seabed Drilling

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South America contains some of the largest deepwater oil reserves in the world, with Brazil alone possessing over an estimated 30 billion barrel of oil equivalent (BOE). In Guyana, ExxonMobil has recently made its 18th deepwater discovery, which…


Nov/Dec 2021

Feature Digital Transformation
Renewable Energy Top Projects of 2021
EPIC Marginal Fields: Projects & Technologies
Production Processing & Separation
Subsea Subsea Electrification
Product Communications/Satcom
Special Report Green OSVs

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