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OTC14: DNV GL acquires Marine Cybernetics

May 07, 2014

DNV GL announced that it has acquired Norwegian firm Marine Cybernetics for an undisclosed amount during a press conference at the Offshore Technology Conference on 7 May.  Trondheim-based Marine Cybernetics is a third-party company offering…

OTC14: ABB, Statoil partner in DW technology

May 05, 2014

ABB has entered a joint industry program (JIP) with Statoil to develop solutions for transmission, distribution and power conversion systems designed to power and control subsea pumps and gas compressors at depths of 3000m and over vast distances…

FMC Technologies boosting Brazil's subsea installations

May 01, 2014

Peter Wertheim discusses subsea technology woth Nelson Leite, president of FMC Technologies Brazil. Subsea processing and boosting are fundamental for developing challenging fields. Benefits increase with water depths, flow rates and stepout…

The new frontier

May 01, 2014

Stephen Whitfield takes a look at some of the major development projects now utilizing subsea separation and processing technology to increase field life. Several companies are looking at subsea processing and separation as they try to maximize production out of difficult projects…

Computerizing offshore Mozambique

May 01, 2014

Data gathering and large-scale reservoir modeling will be key to unlocking Anadarko's big gas development off Mozambique. Bruce Nichols spoke with Anadarko and engineers at Halliburton's Landmark to discover more. When Anadarko made three…

Pemex to collaborate with GE, IMP

Apr 28, 2014

GE Oil & Gas announced today a technology collaboration with Mexico Institute of Petroleum (IMP) and Mexico state-owned company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex). Pemex sponsors the agreement, which GE Oil & Gas said would “initially [research]…

Weatherford well construction

Apr 08, 2014

In episode two of Weatherford's well construction video series, the company highlights and explains how its well-construction offering can improve well integrity and drilling reliability during operations. Take a look at Weatherford…

Learn from NASA at SPEIE

Apr 01, 2014

Global demand for energy and the technical challenges facing the oil and gas exploration and production industry means business as usual is no longer an option, Shell's chief technology officer says. Gerald Schotman said the industry…

Subsea 7 pipeline bundles

Apr 01, 2014

Subsea 7 has designed, fabricated and installed more than 70 unique pipeline bundle solutions over the last 30 years. Here, the company provides an in-depth look at installing pipeline systems.

SEG teams with Energistics on open standards

Mar 14, 2014

Energistics, the upstream oil and gas standards consortium, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the international society of applied geophysics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore joint development opportunities…

Appetite for technology in ME increases need for intelligent energy law solutions

Mar 11, 2014

The oil and gas industry is experiencing an increasing demand for advanced technology and expertise in the Middle East at a time when the sector as a whole is changing its approach to acquiring, transferring, and protecting its intellectual capital…

BP uses high-fidelity simulators to develop non-technical skills

Mar 10, 2014

Tim Bailey, director of BP's Global Wells Institute, explains how simulators are used in the applied deepwater well control program. BP's well control and drilling simulator allows trainees to experience…

Senergy joins Plexus JIP

Feb 25, 2014

Lloyds Register Group subsidiary Senergy has joined oil and gas engineering services firm Plexus Holdings' on-going joint industry project (JIP) to develop and commercialize a new and safer subsea wellhead, using Plexus' patented POS-GRIP technology…

Proserv buys KRG

Feb 11, 2014

Energy production technology services company Proserv has bought KRG Industries Ltd from majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg. Co. Ltd, (Torishima) in Japan. KRG provides precision engineering services to the oil and gas and aerospace and defense industries…

Sevan wins TORP LNG's tech rights

Feb 10, 2014

Sevan Marine ASA has acquired the technology rights of TORP LNG AS and its affiliates. This acquisition gives Sevan Marine ownership of the proprietary HiLoad technology for offshore loading of LNG. The HiLoad technology was originally developed…

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