Atlas News

Noble Makes Discovery off Equatorial Guinea

Aug 27, 2019

Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea, with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October, the oil minister said on Tuesday.'We are excited to announce this discovery…

What About Well Intervention?

Aug 14, 2019

In a bid to maintain production rates but with less outlay, operators have been looking closer to home. Reducing costs and increasing efficiency have been high on the agenda. Should well intervention be higher?Well intervention, which can help increase production or restore shut-in wells…

ABB Names Rosengren as CEO

Aug 12, 2019

Björn Rosengren has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of ABB, the Swiss engineering and technology company announced on Sunday.Rosengren, a Swedish citizen, will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1…

Atals Sets Sights on Asian Offshore

Mar 12, 2019

Atlas Professionals has extended permanent recruitment and executive search services for the offshore wind industry to the Asia Pacific region.'With the offshore renewables industry surging ahead as countries aim to achieve their climate targets…

PGS Updates on Seismic Acquisition Contract in South America

Jan 07, 2019

Norwegian seismic player Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) updated on changes of the contract for the 3D survey in South America announced November 14, 2018.The vessels Ramform Atlas and Ramform Tethys mobilized early December 2018 for this survey…

Mintra Group Acquires Atlas Knowledge

Nov 09, 2018

The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group said it has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge.The move will bring both Aberdeen operations together to offer learning and competency systems and services to customers in the oil and gas…

Moving the needle

Sep 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin caught up with new Oceaneering CEO Rod Larson, at this year’s Underwater Technology Conference, and discovered his commitment to keep pushing the boundaries of what is currently possible. Rod Larson…

Australian wave, tidal sector boost

Aug 08, 2017

Australia’s marine energy companies have united in an industry task force to advance the commercialization of marine renewable technologies. Tidal and wave energy developers Atlantis Resources, Bombora Wave Power, BioPower Systems, MAKO Tidal Turbines…

Seeking P&A alternatives

Jul 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin surveys some of the plugging and abandonment solutions presented at Sintef’s Experimental P&A Research for the North Sea event in Trondheim, Norway. Alexandra Bech Gjørv Plugging…

Exxon, others add Equatorial Guinea acreage

Jun 05, 2017

ExxonMobil has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with the government of Equatorial Guinea for a deepwater block located 36mi west of the country's capital city, Malabo. Exxon will operate deepwater Block EG-11 with 80% working interest…

Video: PGS debuts Ramform Hyperion

Mar 24, 2017

PGS completed its newbuild program earlier this week, launching the Ramform Hyperion seismic acquisition vessel with a naming ceremony at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co. yard in Nagasaki, Japan. Ramform Hyperion…

PGS completes fleet expansion with latest Ramform

Mar 22, 2017

PGS has completed its fleet expansion with the naming of its latest newbuild, the Ramform Hyperion, at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding yard in Nagasaki, Japan today (22 March). The first vessel of the Ramform Titan-class came in 2013 with the delivery of Ramform Titan…

It's the most wonderful time of the year...

Dec 20, 2016

Yes, it's that time of the year, when remotely operated vehicles become Santa's reindeer and Christmas trees are, well, actual Christmas trees! Just for you, we've pulled together a selection of some of this year's Christmas videos from offshore industry players…

Irish offshore Atlas commissioned

Jul 21, 2016

A consortium led by Merlin Energy Resources and comprising; Riley Geoscience; Network Stratigraphic Consulting; IGI; and G. Dunford Exploration has secured a €1.9 million contract from the Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (PIP) to complete an integrated chronostratigraphic…

Two Eni workers killed in Nigeria

Jul 05, 2016

Two workers from Eni's Nigerian Agip Operating Co. (NAOC) subsidiary were killed in an attack on their boat in the Niger Delta last week, the operator has confirmed.  According to reports, a NAOC team of five was attacked on their way…

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