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Op/Ed: The Digital Oilfield is Arriving Sooner than We Think

Oct 20, 2020

The Coronavirus and a surge of available connectivity means take-up of new E&P technologies is stronger than ever, writes Tore Morten Olsen, President, Maritime, Marlink.The oilfield of the future is a concept that was emerging before the Coronavirus overwhelmed the global economy and sent shockwaves through the energy markets. In fact, the disruption of 2020 is the continuation by other means of a trend that was already gathering pace…

The Path to Maturity for Floating Offshore Wind

Feb 12, 2021

Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) is set to be the next big thing in renewable power. It can unlock huge wind potential in new areas globally, but it will also enable many countries lacking suitable seabed conditions for fixed bottom wind to realize large economic benefits…

Offshore Maintenance Backlogs: Breaking the Cycle

Jan 21, 2021

According to Rystad Energy, offshore maintenance budgets were slashed by at least 35% in 2020, thanks to severe spending cuts and Covid-19 restrictions. This could create conditions with a result of equipment failure, asset downtime, and critical health and safety issues…

Opinion: Biden Administration Can Align with Offshore Energy

Jan 06, 2021

Economic recovery. Climate change. Racial equity. COVID-19. These four issues are at the core of President-elect Joe Biden’s Day 1 priorities. Separately, each issue seems like a monumental challenge with no easy solution. But there is a path…

Opinion: The Other Key Workers. Keeping the Lights On

Jun 05, 2020

By James Young, CTO at JDR CablesCOVID-19 has turned life upside down. Birthdays are celebrated over Zoom or from the end of a driveway, bars and restaurants stand empty, and many streets are eerily quiet. Yet, we carry on – largely due to the…

Opinion: An Industry in Crisis: Is a Green Recovery on the Horizon?

May 26, 2020

The energy industry has been known for stringent safety practices, excellent employee benefits and perks, a global network, innovation and a proactive approach to anti-bribery and corruption, but the intense media and public scrutiny it faces today is unprecedented…

Opinion: Driving Competitiveness in Subsea Supply Chain

Feb 27, 2020

By Chris Thompson, chairman of engineering firm Express EngineeringWe all know that the global oil and gas industry operates in a shifting and challenging business environment.Variations in supply and demand linked to global geopolitical issues…

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