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Aptomar establishes field monitoring center

Sep 02, 2015

Image: Apotmarin marine control center in Trondheim, Norway/Apotomar Aptomar officially opened its “Aptomarin” marine control center in Trondheim, Norway. The 24/7 field monitoring operation…

OE15: OneSubsea president talks industry technology

Sep 02, 2015

Ahead of next week’s SPE Offshore Europe 2015, Audrey Leon spoke with OneSubsea’s Don Sweet about how he got into the industry and what technologies he’s keeping an eye on. Sweet. Image from OneSubsea…

Schlumberger acquires Novatek

Sep 02, 2015

Schlumberger announced its takeover of US-based Novatek Inc. and Novatek IP, LLC. that will provide a new platform to improve drilling performance to the growing oil services giant’s portfolio. Schlumberger's StingBlade…

HAL, Eni enter multi-year software contract

Sep 01, 2015

Landmark, a Halliburton (HAL) business line, has announced that Eni, a major integrated energy company, has entered into a multi-year contract for Landmark’s entire suite of exploration and production applications. Eni chose Landmark’s…

Bureau Veritas approved Balmoral equipment

Sep 01, 2015

Balmoral Offshore Engineering, a deepwater buoyancy and polymer specialist, has been approved by Bureau Veritas (BV) in line with American Petroleum Institute (API) specification for its SURF-related bend stiffeners and restrictors. The…

ORE Catapult, CENSIS in sensor collaboration

Sep 01, 2015

A new type of sensor could soon be installed on the blades of subsea tidal turbines to monitor the interaction between marine life and renewable energy installations, as a result of a new collaborative project involving the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and CENSIS…

Frost and Sullivan analyze MPD benefits

Sep 01, 2015

More than 40% of drilling problems occur during offshore operations, significantly increasing non-productive drilling time and therefore cost. As oil operators move towards more complex drilling environments, they find themselves exposed to high risk…

Making an impact

Sep 01, 2015

Elaine Maslin speaks with new Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) COO Ernie Lamza about his early career, his new role and the part technology has to play in the oil and gas industry. Ernie Lamza…

Partnering for success

Sep 01, 2015

Bringing together floating production technology expertise and Dutch know-how from electrical cables to shipbuilding has helped Bluewater turn a new tidal energy concept into reality. Elaine Maslin reports. BlueTEC installed offshore Texel…

An array of uses

Sep 01, 2015

There is more to 4D technology than just exploring for oil and gas. It can also be used to monitor the storage of carbon dioxide and methane in offshore reservoirs in the North Sea. Heather Saucier finds out more. Statoil…

Robotic intervention

Sep 01, 2015

Offshore workers could soon find themselves sharing their facilities with robots, particularly in remote, harsh or hazardous environments. Elaine Maslin looks at the Argos Challenge. Homologation phase with the FOXIRIS robot…

Rising to TCP demands

Sep 01, 2015

Airborne Oil & Gas is taking a staircase approach to introducing new thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) technology to the oil and gas industry, with TCP risers in its sights. Elaine Maslin reports. A 6in TCP flowline…

Schlumberger, IBM in combined upstream service

Aug 31, 2015

Schlumberger and IBM announced that they have teamed up to provide integrated services to upstream oil and gas customers that they claim will improve the business impact of production operations projects. The offering combines Schlumberger’s production optimization services…

Centek announces deepwater division

Aug 31, 2015

Centek Group, a centralizer manufacturer, has formed a deepwater division to focus the sale and support of its specialist deepwater centralizer products. Centek’s deepwater centralizers are designed for use in wells where as many as nine…

IKM obtains Oceaneering Norwegian subsidiary

Aug 28, 2015

Image: on-site machining/IKM Testing The IKM Group announced that IKM Testing has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Oceaneering’s Norwegian Onsite Machining & Cutting business…

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