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Total, Equinor Developing Offshore Robots

Oct 23, 2019

Industry partners working to develop robots for use on offshore oil and gas platforms say they will advance the technology toward real world testing.The OGRIP (Offshore Ground Robotics Industrial Pilot) robot, designed to be used primarily as a surveillance vehicle, was unveiled last month in Aberdeen, UK, at SPE Offshore Europe by the Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC), technology developer Taurob…

Subsea Digital Alliance Launched

Nov 13, 2019

Showcasing Norwegian digital solutions, the Subsea Digital Alliance has been launched to bring smart cloud collaboration to the energy industry.As digital strategists in the oil and gas sector see the opportunity to leverage new projects to introduce new…

Video: Subsea 7 Reel Lay Vessel Transported

Nov 07, 2019

Subsea 7's newbuild reel lay vessel Seven Vega has been transported from Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel to Rotterdam Heijplaat through the beautiful scenery of Rotterdam.Launched in May 2019, Seven Vega is a high-specification…

US Energy Secretary Perry to Step Down

Oct 22, 2019

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who told President Donald Trump last week he would resign late in the year, intends to step down on December 1, the energy department said on Monday.'While Secretary Perry continues to serve at the pleasure of the President…

Helix Introduces Q7000 Well Intervention Vessel

Oct 22, 2019

Helix Energy Solutions Group has introduced its newly built semisubmersible well intervention vessel, the Q7000.The Q7000 can perform through-riser well intervention and decommissioning operations in water depths ranging from 85 meters to 3…

Aker BP Cuts 2019 Oil Output Guidance

Oct 22, 2019

Aker BP ASA cut its full-year oil output target on Tuesday as production problems at the oil explorer's Valhall field in the North Sea offset a boost from the early opening of its Johan Sverdrup field in Norway.The company, jointly controlled…

Neodrill Saves Costs for Siccar Point at Cambo

Oct 07, 2019

Neodrill's CAN well foundation has been proven to cut well construction time, costs and environmental impact, while also reducing risks and improve safety during conduct or running operations.

Johan Sverdrup Comes On Stream

Oct 05, 2019

Production has commenced from the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the Norwegian North Sea, operator Equinor announced on Saturday.The largest development in Norway for three decades, the mega project has started up more than two months ahead of and NOK 40 billion ($4…

Peregrino Jacket Loaded Out

Oct 02, 2019

The 9,200-metric-ton jacket for the new Peregrino C platform has been loaded out at the Heerema fabrication yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, and is being fasted to a barge for sail away to the Equinor-operated Peregrino field offshore Brazil…

Energean Power FPSO Floated Out

Sep 23, 2019

A timelapse video from Energean shows the floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Energean Power being built over 10 months and then floated out from a COSCO shipyard in Zhoushan, China.The FPSO, which floated out in mid-September…

Building Appomattox

Sep 23, 2019

A video from Shell highlights how engineers involved in design and construction of the ultra-deepwater Appomattox development tackled complex challenges to meet the operator's ambitious goals for the project, including longer lifespan and greener operations…

An Integrated Offering

Sep 18, 2019

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, interoperable architecture and platform. Tony Brayford explains.

Engineered Polymer Solutions for Offshore

Sep 18, 2019

Junaid Makda discusses Nylacast's materials technology and engineering services for offshore energy markets.

Utgard Comes on Stream

Sep 17, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor said it has started production from the Utgard gas and condensate field, spanning the Norwegian-UK border in the North Sea. Recoverable resources are estimated at around 40 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) and daily production on plateau will be around 43…

ABS, Keppel to Build Smart Rigs

Sep 17, 2019

In an Industry first, the provider of classification services to the offshore industry ABS partnered with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) in developing the first two new build Drilling Rigs with Smart Notations.One of the rigs, which was delivered earlier this year for work in offshore Mexico…

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