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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…

Avoiding Subsea Controls Obsolescence

Sep 16, 2019

UK-based Proserv aims to help operators avoid subsea obsolescence. Richard Moralee explains.

Sercel Launches New Ocean Bottom Node

Sep 16, 2019

CGG's equipment business Sercel has launched GPR, a new ocean bottom node (OBN) jointly developed in partnership with BGP and designed to leverage Sercel’s QuietSeis broadband digital sensor technology for reservoir characterization and field development efforts…

ClampOn: Ultrasonic Intelligent Sensors

Sep 13, 2019

ClampOn provides non-invasive ultrasonic sensors for sand and particle monitoring, pig detection, corrosion-erosion monitoring, leak monitoring and vibration monitoring.

Remote Technologies Augment Capabilities

Sep 13, 2019

As connectivity at offshore oil and gas facilities improves, one of the major hurdles for augmented reality technology is evaporating.Connectivity has, for years, been the primary challenge for uptake of certain remote-enabling technologies for use in testing…

Aker Solutions Unveils Intelligent Subsea

Sep 11, 2019

Aker Solutions' new integrated approach to subsea field design aims to accelerate field development and maximize performance through the life of the field. Jonathan Minnitt, the company's Senior Manager, Business Development, Europe & Africa, explains.

Premier Oil Testing PB3 PowerBuoy in the North Sea

Aug 23, 2019

US-based ocean energy solutions company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it has deployed a PB3 PowerBuoy to serve as an autonomous intelligent platform to provide communications and remote monitoring services for its customer Premier Oil…

Wild Well Control Adds 10K Capping Stack

Aug 21, 2019

Well control and engineering services company Wild Well Control said it has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment.The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is rated to water depths of 10…

Mariner Field Comes On Stream

Aug 15, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor and its partners have started oil production from the Mariner field in the UK North Sea, the operator said on Thursday.The Mariner field, located on the East Shetland Platform of the UK North Sea, approximately…

14 Template Installations in One Month

Aug 12, 2019

In one month – from June 11 to July 13 – 14 templates delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same…

Dvalin Module Lift Completed

Aug 06, 2019

The 3,500-metric-ton Dvalin module has been lifted aboard the Heidrun platform in the Norwegian Sea.The three-hour operation on August 3 follows a major construction phase and ranks among the heaviest lifts onto an existing platform in the history of the Norwegian continental shelf…

Gas Module Installed on Troll C

Jul 30, 2019

A gas module is being installed on the Equinor-operated Troll C platform to accelerate production from the Fram license in the northern part of the North Sea offshore Norway.The Fram field includes a number of reservoirs and is developed with…

FPSO Liza Destiny Sets Sail for Guyana

Jul 19, 2019

The very first production vessel destined for operations offshore Guyana has departed Singapore en route to the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek block off the northeastern coast of South America.The Liza Destiny floating, production, storage and…

Trestakk Comes on Stream

Jul 16, 2019

Production from the Trestakk subsea field on Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea started on July 16, the field's operator Equinor announced. Tied back to the Åsgard A floating production vessel, the field has estimated recoverable resources of 76 million barrels of oil…

CMC Installed on Ocean Blackhawk Drillship

Jul 04, 2019

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore (STEHMO) installed a NOV crown mounted compensator (CMC) on Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Blackhawk drillship.The 215-metric-ton passive heave compensator was fully assembled and lifted on the top of the derrick on May 22…

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