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Peak Well Systems opens Dubai technology center

Jun 03, 2014

Specialist downhole tool provider Peak Well Systems has opened a new technology center in Dubai dedicated to its growing customer base in the Middle East and North Africa.  The facility accommodates regional technical sales and engineering teams for improved customer reach…

Safety automation reduces hazard levels

Jun 03, 2014

Deepwater Horizon response In light of the Piper Alpha disaster almost 26 years ago and the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe four years ago, there is no doubt safety systems remain a top priority on the water…

BP's low salinity solution for EOR

May 30, 2014

BP provides this video on its LoSal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) remedy and how it applies to the Clair Ridge development. See more on this technology in the June 2014 issue of OE.

Peak Well Systems opens Aberdeen tech center

May 28, 2014

Specialist downhole tool provider Peak Well Systems has relocated its European regional headquarters to a newly constructed, office and workshop facility in Aberdeen which will meet the needs of its expanding North Sea business.  Peak’s investment…

A day in the life of a Technip project manager

May 20, 2014

Technip profiles a day in the life of one of its Houston-based project managers.

ICoTA examines RFID technology

May 15, 2014

The Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association’s European Chapter (ICoTA) will examine the role of wireless communication technology and its benefits in well intervention at its next lunch and learn session on 20 May. The presentation,…

OTC breaks attendance record

May 09, 2014

This year's Offshore Technology Conference, held at Houston's Reliant Park on 5-8 May, broke records with 108,300 attendees, a 46-year high and a 3.3% increase over last year's numbers, the conference announced on 8 May 2014. Attendance surpassed the 2013 total of 104…

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…

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