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Interview: Cloud Solution Promises to Drive Down CUI Maintenance Costs in O&G Industry

Mar 04, 2021

SAP SE and DNV GL - as of today known just as DNV - have recently announced a collaboration aimed at delivering a new industry cloud solution designed to tackle corrosion under insulation, a major problem facing the integrity of oil and gas plants. CUI is seen as one of the largest maintenance costs for offshore and onshore installations with insulated pipes.Offshore Engineer spoke with Hisham Gouda…

OE’s 2020 Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 22, 2020

The festive season feels somewhat muted this year as, globally, we all grapple with the Coronavirus pandemic.But there is some cheer in the gloom. The annual round of Christmas-themed videos and animations are doing the rounds, albeit perhaps with a few less this year than previous years…

Norway Approves Neptune's Gjøa Field Expansion

Dec 18, 2020

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved the start-up of a subsea installation with two new wells on the Neptune Energy-operated Gjøa field in the North Sea, off Norway.Neptune Energy estimates the project will add 2.4 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalent (15 million bbls o…

Interview: Kongsberg's Geir Oscar Løseth Discusses the Hybrid OSV

Nov 25, 2020

On the back of a recent deal struck by Norway's Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three of Island Offshore's platform supply vessels, Offshore Engineer has interviewed Geir Oscar Løseth, Kongsberg Maritime's General Manager Sales…

Industry Showcases Positive Changes at OE 2019

Sep 06, 2019

Commitment to accelerating the energy transition is gathering pace, as operators and technology developers at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 said they will invest to secure a more sustainable energy mix.In another encouraging sign that the energy…

FLNG Project Count Hits 20

Aug 26, 2019

Finance — or at least project economics based on long-term commodity prices — appear to be factors limiting a surge in investments in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) a new study by U.S.-based numbers cruncher, World Energy Reports, revealed Monday…

Brazil OSV Update

Mar 21, 2019

The offshore support vessel (OSV) fleet in Brazilian waters closed January with 367 vessels, of which 328 were Brazilian flagged and 39 were foreign flagged. The quantity remained nearly stable in relation to December 2018, when 363 vessels…

Norway Cuts 2019 Oil Output Forecast

Jan 11, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)’s forecasts show that Norway's oil output in 2019 will be smaller than previously forecast and its lowest level in three decades, although it should rebound in the following years.'After a minor decline in 2019…

The OE Buoy is Taking Shape

Oct 02, 2018

An innovative high-tech wave device currently being built in the U.S. will offer marine-based big data centers the chance to power up while cooling down.The project is a display of Irish marine innovation combined with U.S. engineering prowess…

World's 10 longest subsea tiebacks

Dec 27, 2017

Subsea tieback technology has pushed the limits of how far step-outs can go. And, as technology is further developed, there will be more to come. (First published in the December 2017 OE, access the full issue here).

10 deepest developments - Infographic

May 02, 2017

OE charts the top 10 deepest water projects currently in production and in development.

Charting future growth in the Middle East

Jan 01, 2017

For McDermott International, the Middle East is a key region. Currently, it is one of five EPCI contractors with a long-term agreement with Saudi Aramco. OE spoke with Linh Austin, vice president and general manager, Middle East and Caspian…

BP's Thunder Horse leaks in GoM

Dec 07, 2016

A joint connecting a hose at BP’s Thunder Horse platform disconnected and released drilling fluid into the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) last month, in an incident that the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is investigating…

Unmanned facilities, IO operations needed for today's industry

Jun 28, 2016

An aversion to risk, the race to be second, impairs the oil and gas industry’s ability to innovate.  Yet, the oil price slump, from mid-2014 to today, has been a “brutal wake-up call,” creating a realization that working smarter in a…

Eye on the industry

Nov 02, 2015

OE spoke with Scott McIntyre, Project Manager, Technip UK, to find out his thoughts on the oil and gas business and his advice for young professionals. McIntyre. OE: How did you get into oil and gas…

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