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Shell picks Prelude power systems

Jan 17, 2014

Emerson Network Power has been selected as the main uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems provider for Shell’s Prelude floating LNG project. Prelude is the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, currently under construction in Korea…

OE @OE hosts seminars

Oct 18, 2013

As part of SPE Offshore Europe 2013 ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants and Caterpillar Marine & Petroleum Division (CAT) joined forces for an interactive breakfast seminar, hosted by Offshore Engineer’s Paul Hutton. Maintenance and engineering…

OE13: Subsea power grid for 2018

Sep 04, 2013

Siemens is hoping to have a complete subsea power grid installed on the seabed by 2018, according to its head of subsea power solutions. The division has been formed by Siemen’s acquisition of Bennex from Subsea Technology Group in 2011…

The Quest for Oil goes online

Aug 01, 2013

Maersk Oil launched the web-only video game Quest for Oil early this summer with the aim of making the oil and gas industry more accessible. OE discusses the strategy behind the game with CEO Jakob Thomasen. Maersk Oil launched the video game…

OE offers asset management Q&A

Apr 24, 2013

Next Tuesday, April 30, OE will host new Expert Access webinar, this time featuring Patrick Zirnhelt and Jeremiah Woodford of IFS North America. Zirnhelt penned an article for OE’s April issue entitled “Increasing returns from asset management investment…

OEdigital.com launches

Jan 03, 2013

OE Magazine launches dedicated news website OE Magazine has launched a dedicated website OEdigital.com, which will provide readers with the latest oil and gas news, technological trends and exclusives.The new OEdigital.com connects oil and…

Aker Solutions and Statoil

Oct 12, 2012

Aker Solutions and Statoil were jointly awarded the ONS Innovation Award in Stavanger for their work on the Åsgard subsea gas compression system (OE April). Aker CTO Åsmund Bøe commented: ‘This technology has the potential to change offshore gas field developments worldwide…

Keeping pipe corrosion at bay

Oct 10, 2012

Ice floes are not the only threat to Arctic offshore infrastructure; pipework in the region is also extremely vulnerable to corrosion. Jennifer Pallanich discusses cold climate corrosion control techniques with NAC E International's Oliver Moghissi…

Bridging the skills gap: an operator's view

Sep 01, 2012

Recruiting and retaining skills remains one of the industrys biggest talking points. In this OE two-parter examining the issue from differing offshore sector perspectives, operator BP's Simon Drysdale discusses the need for continual nurturing of existing talent…

Topside travels

Sep 01, 2012

The North Sea platform reuse opportunity was exemplified by Perencos removal of the UK southern North Sea Welland 53/4a platform and the reappearance of its refurbished topsides earlier this year on another of the operators structures, Sanaga 01…

Transport takes a tangent

Aug 01, 2012

Breda-headquartered Dockwise is rapidly expanding its business beyond heavy marine transportation, and carried out its first jacket launch in the Bay of Bengal earlier this year. Meg Chesshyre talks to Dockwise's Fons van Lith in this opener to OE's Netherlands offshore industry review…

Another Sakhalin GBS goes in

Jul 01, 2012

The concrete gravity-base structure for Russia's Arkutun-Dagi field, part of the Exxon Neftegas-operated Sakhalin-1 development, was installed offshore northeast Sakhalin last month. Water depths in the area are around 35m. Construction of the…

FMC answers prelude call to arms

Jun 01, 2012

Having secured agreements to provide subsea and topsides equipment for Shell's massive Prelude floating LNG development, FMC Technologies recently revealed details of the FLNG unit's offshore loading arm systems. In Houston, Russell McCulley discusses the technology with FMC's Laurent Poidevin…

Lufkin Industries

Apr 28, 2012

Lufkin Industries has agreed to acquire Zenith Oilfield Technology. Zenith, based in Aberdeen, specializes in downhole data monitoring and analysis technology and related completion products for the oilfield artificial lift market (OE September 2011).

Safety and innovation on OTC agenda

Mar 01, 2012

Now in its 43rd year, the Offshore Technology Conference returns to Houston’s Reliant Park 30 April-3 May. Almost as old as the offshore industry itself, the annual gathering has thrived throughout an E&P era marked by peaks, valleys, tremendous…

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