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ExxonMobil, IBM Partner on Quantum Computing

Jan 08, 2019

Oil supermajor ExxonMobil announced Tuesday it has signed a partnership agreement with technology giant IBM to advance the potential use of quantum computing in developing next-generation energy and manufacturing technologies.The agreement sees…

New Guidance on DP Systems

Jan 08, 2019

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) announced Tuesday it has completed its existing guidance on dynamic positioning (DP) with the newly published ‘Guidance to Identify DP System Components and their Failure Modes’ (IMCA M 247)…

Sphera Acquires Petrotechnics

Jan 08, 2019

Sphera, a provider of integrated risk management software and information services with a focus on operational risk, environmental health and safety and product stewardship, announced it has acquired Petrotechnics, a provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries…

Maintaining Tension in Subsea Cable Laying

Jan 08, 2019

Maintaining cable tension within required tolerances is critical during the submarine cable laying process to minimize the risk of cable damage due to cable cores being crushed or the minimum bend radius being exceeded.To regulate this tension…

BP: New Tech Unlocks 'Significant Growth' in GoM

Jan 08, 2019

BP announced Tuesday it will move forward with its $1.3 billion Atlantis Phase 3 development after recent breakthroughs in advanced seismic imaging and reservoir characterization revealed an additional 400 million barrels of oil in place at the Gulf of Mexico’s third largest oil field…

Forum Bags Mojave ROV Deal

Jan 07, 2019

Oilfield products company Forum Energy Technologies said it has sealed a contract to supply a Mojave remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for the Norwegian firm ESEA Marine.Sub-Atlantic Mojave will also be used by ESEA Submarine’s sister company…

iXblue Partners with Forssea

Jan 07, 2019

iXblue, a designer and manufacturer of advanced navigation, imagery and subsea positioning solutions, said it has joined forces with Forssea, a robotics startup that develops autonomous docking underwater technologies, to bring more agile and cost-effective subsea operations…

TechX: Pioneering and Accelerating

Jan 07, 2019

With just under a month left to apply for this year’s cohort of our technology accelerator program, TechX Pioneers, it’s a great time to celebrate the successes of the class of 2018, as well as look forward to the opportunities ahead.In March…

Equinor Opens Digital Operations Centers

Jan 07, 2019

Equinor on Monday announced the official opening of its two new digital operations centers established to support Equinor’s installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).The two new centers at Sandsli in Bergen, opened Monday by petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge…

Forum Unveils New eROV

Jan 07, 2019

Forum Subsea Technologies' recently launched XLe Spirit is the first observation-class electric remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to utilize Forum’s Integrated Control Engine (ICE) to bring greater functionality commonly only found in larger work-class vehicles…

Oil Spill Cleanup Device Tailored for the Arctic

Jan 04, 2019

A new oil spill response device capable of cleaning up spills in arctic conditions has been launched in an effort to bolster Norway’s spill preparedness.The new device, dubbed Arctic FoxTail, is a winterized version of H. Henriksen’s standard Foxtail vertical adhesion band (VAB) skimmer…

SeaRoc Supports Merkur Commissioning

Jan 03, 2019

Marine Coordination Services BV will utilize SeaPlanner software during all operational marine coordination activities for commissioning of the 396MW Merkur Offshore Wind Farm.The marine management system has been selected as part a strategic partnership between U…

Ensco Launches Continuous Tripping Technology

Jan 02, 2019

Offshore drilling services provider Ensco has rolled out a new proprietary solution engineered to provide greater pipe tripping safety and efficiency.When used in concert with other key equipment, sensors and process controls, Ensco’s patented…

Miller Takes Over as Halliburton Chairman

Jan 02, 2019

Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced that its board of directors has appointed president and chief executive officer Jeff Miller as chairman of the board, effective January 1, 2019, following the retirement of executive chairman Dave Lesar on December 31…

SISTAC: Brazil´s Homegrown Subsea Service Provider

Dec 28, 2018

Sistac is an established local offshore service provider in two subsea areas (ROV and Diving), along with its distinguished position as a pioneer in rope access services, which only enhances their value and importance to the national offshore growth effort…

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