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NOV announces restructure

Oct 18, 2014

NOV has restructured into three business segments: NOV Rig Systems, NOV Wellbore Technologies, and NOV Completion & Production Solutions. NOV Rig Systems makes and supports drilling solutions, designing and manufacturing drilling equipment components…

Kongsberg wins Petronas software contract

Oct 17, 2014

Malaysia’s Petronas Carigali awarded Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS a US$2.2 million contract for drilling operations software and services. The software, SiteCom, is a real-time drilling operations software. The four-year contract has a one-year extension option…

Emerson launches reliability management consulting service

Oct 15, 2014

Emerson Process Management created a new global reliability management consulting practice to provide guidance on managing maintenance costs. The company says the catalyst for the new service was the 5-7% of unplanned downtime losses due…

Belden: Dragonfly malware not targeting energy industry

Oct 15, 2014

Belden Inc. released new research that shows the recently revealed Dragonfly (Havex) malware is likely targeting the pharmaceutical sector, not the energy sector as previously believed. Belden says until now, advanced cyber-attacks against…

Deepwater cost challenges and opportunities

Oct 14, 2014

Deepwater exploration offers one of the few attractive places for today's international oil companies, but costs will need to be curbed to make it work, senior executives said in Aberdeen today (14 October). Total's…

Oil, gas training goes 3D

Oct 10, 2014

Oil and gas companies are now able to enhance worker training and demonstrate technical concepts and techniques via stronger 3D animation and imagery. FuelFX's Oliver Diaz.   Part creative content provider and part technologist…

Refinery records mean safety first

Oct 10, 2014

Refinery safety remains paramount as production continues its upward swing as equipment and people end up pressed to increase a facility’s capabilities. It is no secret with new technologies for fracking and drilling that are giving a…

HTC hosts Deepwater Technology Symposium

Oct 10, 2014

The Houston Technology Center (HTC) will hold its Deepwater Technology Symposium on 23 October from 7-10am at its main campus, located at 410 Pierce St. in Houston. During the three-part symposium, four speakers will discuss technology…

Paradigm releases HD G&G software

Oct 08, 2014

Paradigm released the latest extension of its Paradigm 14 solution suite. This version, Paradigm 14.1, enables broadband processing, high definition (HD) imaging, quantitative interpretation, and advances toward high-definition earth modeling…

Subsea Expo 2015 call for papers

Oct 08, 2014

Subsea Expo 2015 has issued its call for speakers. The conference, organizer Subsea UK’s flagship event, will be held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre during 11-13 February 2015. Speakers subjects have been announced,…

DNV GL releasing data to enhance CO2 pipeline design

Oct 07, 2014

The DNV GL-led CO2PIPETRANS joint industry project (JIP) is releasing new data that will focus on the transportation component of carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) projects, to enhance the design of CO2 pipelines. DNV GL is…

Benthic relocates Houston headquarters

Oct 06, 2014

Geoscience firm Benthic relocated its company headquarters to its new technology center in Houston on 29 September. The facility, which contains 13,410sq ft of office space and 17,840sq ft of warehouse space, is located in Hammerly Business…

Paenal shipyard takes shape

Oct 06, 2014

SBM Offshore’s Paula Farquharson-Blengino provides an inside look at the company’s Angola shipyard, a joint venture between partners Sonangol and DSME. Paenal is the first yard in West Africa with the capacity to facilitate mega FPSO vessels…

Efficiency on a daily basis

Oct 06, 2014

Technology is there for companies to use and take advantage of, but is it being used as much as it could be to gain insight into operations. Gregory Hale takes a look. With the digital oilfield…

Meeting demand

Oct 03, 2014

GE launched its new technology center and a new deepwater vertical Xmas tree at this year’s ONS. Meg Chesshyre learned more. The inauguration of GE’s new technology solutions center, including a half-size model of its new deepwater Xmas tree…

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