Operations News


Kongsberg releases LedaFlow 1.7

Apr 20, 2015

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies announced the release of version 1.7 of the LedaFlow transient multiphase flow simulator. LedaFlow 1.7 introduces major functionality changes including non-Newtonian fluids, wax appearance temperature…

Petrotechnics' Proscient installations completed

Feb 25, 2015

Petrotechnics has completed the implementation of its Proscient software platform on two UK offshore assets operated by Nexen Petroleum UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp. The platform will play a key role…

Brynhild finally on stream

Dec 29, 2014

First oil from the delayed Brynhild field in the Norwegian North Sea has finally been achieved, a year after it was first due on stream, says operator Lundin Petroleum. The field, which started production on Christmas Day, in production license 148…

Wood Group wins $750m BP contract

Dec 11, 2014

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been awarded a five year contract worth about $750million by BP for engineering, procurement and construction services on six UK continental shelf (UKCS) offshore upstream assets and the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) onshore midstream facilities in Grangemouth…

Tendeka wins Statoil contract for sand screens with ICDs

Dec 10, 2014

Tendeka has secured a four-year contract extension with Statoil for the supply of sand-face completion equipment for the Troll field, as well as other fields under Statoil’s operation in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The agreement will see Tendeka install up to 40…

Increasing the accuracy of uncertainty data

Nov 03, 2014

Sharing information about uncertainty budgets for flow meters could lead to a better understanding of measurement systems, says NEL’s Callum Hardie. Photo from NEL. While…

Sat-comms developments

Oct 03, 2014

Customized data communication solutions are required in the offshore industry, particularly for rigs and seismic vessels, where data collected is needed in real-time onshore for processing. Airbus Defence and Space’s sales subsidiary…

Telecommunications of the future

Oct 03, 2014

The rapid expansion of oil and gas telecommunications systems in order to facilitate the development digital oilfields in increasingly remote locations, enhance safety, and maximize data use, was the theme of a conference on oil and gas telecommunications organized by SMi Group in London…

Adept wins West African contracts

Oct 02, 2014

Aberdeen-based Adept Solutions secured three contracts worth a total of US$2.4 million in West Africa. With the three contracts, Adept will implement its hydrocarbon accounting system, Axis, as part of projects on behalf of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Co…

ONS: Operating costs top challenge list

Aug 28, 2014

Operating costs have been listed as the critical “change issue” by the offshore industry, according to research at this week’s ONS 2014 in Stavanger.  A Lloyd’s Register Energy survey of exhibitors at ONS 2014 revealed more than 44% of…

Statoil, Schlumberger enter NCS agreement

Aug 08, 2014

Statoil awarded Schlumberger Norway a contract to provide integrated drilling services and exploration drilling on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). Licenses are for Gullfaks, Gullfaks Satellites, Snorre, Statfjord, Tordis/Vigdis…

Technip and DeepOcean awarded Statoil contract

Jun 27, 2014

Statoil announced it has awarded a joint venture contract to Technip and DeepOcean for Pipeline Repair System (PRS) Pool services. The contract was sent out on competitive tender by Statoil in December 2013 and will replace the existing one…

Swire Oilfield Services announces Southeast Asia expansion

Jun 24, 2014

Swire Oilfield Services, a global supplier of cargo carrying solutions, modular systems, offshore aviation services and fluid management has announced plans to further invest in Southeast Asia with the development of three new operational…

KrisEnergy contracts jackup for Thai campaign

Jun 24, 2014

KrisEnergy Ltd. an independent upstream oil and gas company, announced it has contracted the Key Gibraltar jack-up rig for development, appraisal and exploration drilling in two licenses in the Gulf of Thailand. The contract with Shelf Drilling (Southeast Asia) Limited…

EnQuest extends Petrofac contract

May 29, 2014

Petrofac is set to continue to support EnQuest’s North Sea assets, after securing an operations and maintenance contract for up to 10 years. The contract, worth an estimated US$630 million, supersedes an initial five-year contract awarded to Petrofac in 2013…

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