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OPT Inks Deal with US Operator

Mar 13, 2019

Ocean energy solutions developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it has signed a master service contract governing work with an unnamed offshore oil and gas operator within the U.S. and the U.S. outer continental shelf, including the provision of goods and services…

Op/Ed: Unlocking a Low Carbon Future

Mar 13, 2019

Sian Lloyd-Rees, UK country manager with Aker Solutions and and chair of the Low Carbon Future keynote program session at SPE Offshore Europe 2019, believes oil and gas companies should lead the way toward a lower carbon future. Energy diversification…

Melhuish Joins WFS Technologies

Mar 11, 2019

Wireless subsea technology provider WFS Technologies has appointed Moray Melhuish to the newly-created post of commercial director, responsible for building on the success of its industry-advanced innovations as well as increase its portfolio of national and international projects…

Delmar Completes West Phoenix Disconnect

Mar 11, 2019

The provider of offshore mooring and subsea services, Delmar Systems said it completed an eight-line disconnect of the mooring system on Seadrill’s West Phoenix semi-submersible drilling rig on the UK Continental Shelf, using its RAR Plus Technology…

Digital Assisted Monitoring & Maintenance

Mar 08, 2019

The offshore industry continues to find new ways to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to become more efficient, improve safety levels, and increase production. Stress Engineering Services is leveraging those technologies along…

ABS: Guidance for Remote Inspection Technologies

Mar 07, 2019

Classification society ABS has published new guidance notes detailing best practices for their use on class surveys and non-class inspections.The Guidance Notes on the Use of Remote Inspection Technologies cover pilot-operated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)…

Petrobras Cuts Costs with Stream Data Analytics

Mar 07, 2019

Petrobras has faced multiple challenges in exploring deepwater pre-salt reservoirs since 2006. These large reservoirs located under massive salt domes are extremely difficult to drill because of low penetration rates and the nature of the salt formations that can be over 2…

2G and 4G Coming to the Goliat Field

Mar 07, 2019

Vår Energi AS, operator of the Goliat field in the Barents Sea, announced Thursday it has entered into an agreement with Telenor Maritime to equip the field with 2G and 4G networks, in an effort to improve safety and emergency response capability in the region…

Kraken Debuts New Synthetic Aperture Sonar

Mar 06, 2019

A new synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) unveiled this week by Kraken Robotics Inc. is designed to provide ultra high definition seabed mapping with superior area coverage rates, according to the developer.'Kraken’s latest development, the AquaPix MINSAS-240 sensor…

Kraken Receives $2.3 Mln from Ocean Infinity

Mar 05, 2019

Kraken Robotics Inc. announced Tuesday it has received $2.3 million from Ocean Infinity from the exercise of 5,760,000 warrants that had been issued in connection with the company’s private placement of units to Ocean Infinity in June 2018.…

BP Partners with Enpro on FAM Technology

Mar 05, 2019

BP and Enpro Subsea have executed a Global Frame Agreement aimed at providing an enhanced subsea architecture and smart standardization using Flow Access Module (FAM) technology to enable fast track, capital efficient subsea tiebacks.Enpro said…

Leak Detection Sonar Deployed in the US Gulf

Mar 05, 2019

A sonar monitoring system will help a major US oil company to reinforce its deepwater offshore asset integrity assurance in the US Gulf of Mexico.The system, a wide-area Sentry Integrity Monitoring Sonar (IMS) developed and delivered by subsea engineering specialist Sonardyne International…

EU Marinet2 Project Round Three

Mar 03, 2019

The EU Marinet2 project has awarded 36 offshore renewable energy developers total funds of EUR 1.2 million for testing technology under its latest funding call.Thedevelopers will benefit from the free lab, tank and open-sea testing, courtesy of the MaRINET2 project…

Impact Monitoring: Cut Downtime and Cost

Mar 01, 2019

Anyone who works in business knows the importance of following processes to achieve successful outcomes. When it comes to the oil and gas industry, one misstep, change or delay can throw the entire process off, rendering resources useless and costing a company thousands…

Weatherford Unveils Automated MPD Riser System

Mar 01, 2019

Billing it as Industry 4.0, Weatherford launched its automated managed pressure drilling (MPD) riser system in Houston this week. The automated riser system combines with artificial intelligence, condition-based maintenance and additional sensors to speed operations…

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