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Seeing seismic in 3D

Sep 01, 2014

Shell’s GeoSigns has helped the company find reservoirs like the pre-salt West Boreas field in the Gulf of Mexico and there is more to come. Elaine Maslin reports. Shell’s iScope facilities…

Point by point: The business of FPSOs

Sep 01, 2014

In advance of OE’s 2014 Global FPSO Forum, Managing Editor Audrey Leon spoke with Peter Lovie, Senior Advisor, Floating Systems for Peter M Lovie PE, LLC, and program chair for Global FPSO Forum; Arjan Voogt, MARIN USA; and Bruce Crager, Endeavor Management…

New technologies for changing environments and reservoirs

Sep 01, 2014

SBM Offshore discusses some of the company’s developing technologies and how it is working toward unlocking reserves in the Gulf of Mexico. Exploration for fields further offshore and in deeper waters is leading to the development of more complex reservoirs…

Proserv Launches A2G workshops

Aug 27, 2014

Proserv will present a series of global workshops to demonstrate Proserv’s Artemis 2G (A2G). A2G is Proserv’s next generation subsea electronics module for control and monitoring communications that recently resulted in a successful event held in Houston…

Petrobras, Foro partner on laser drilling technology

Aug 26, 2014

Petrobras and Foro Energy signed a technology cooperation agreement (TCA) for high power laser drilling research and development. The program with the Leopoldo Americo Miguez de Mello Research & Development Center (CENPES) will focus on developing…

ONS: Martin Landrø receives IOR award

Aug 26, 2014

Martin Landro won the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD) IOR award for his work on developing 4D seismic for mapping, production management and monitoring of reservoirs. Landro is a geophysics professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology…

ONS: DNV GL launches interactive arctic risk map

Aug 26, 2014

ONS, Stavanger: The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity, location and time of year. This creates a complex risk picture…

ABB's breakthrough in cable technology

Aug 26, 2014

ABB says they’ve launched the world´s most powerful underground and subsea power transmission cable system. ABB has developed and tested an extruded cable 525 kilovolt (kV) high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system to…

Rockwell, Cisco launch convergence training

Aug 25, 2014

Rockwell Automation and Cisco launched a training course to help information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) professionals overcome the challenges of converging network technologies. Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS) is a hands-on…

Shell uses 3D WAZ seismsic technology in Canada

Aug 18, 2014

Shell's Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Project marks the first time 3D wide azimuth (WAZ) Seismic technology was used in Canada. This technology provides much clearer data in water depths of 1500m to 3500m, 250km to 350km offshore Nova Scotia…

Badger Explorer, CNPC DR enter partner agreement

Aug 18, 2014

Badger Explorer ASA (BXPL) signed a co-operation agreement for a long term agreement with China National Petroleum Corp. Drilling Research Institute (CNPC DR), whereby CNPC DR will become a sponsoring partner in the development of the Badger Explorer autonomous drilling tool…

SPX launches new software

Aug 18, 2014

SPX Hydraulic Technologies launches its new flange integrity management system, Flange Pro. A site can count hundreds of thousands of flanges, whether onshore or offshore. Typically a third of them will be considered to be critical, a…

Mexico's Pena Nieto signs reform into law

Aug 12, 2014

Mexico’s oil and gas industry entered a new era on Monday when President Enrique Pena Nieto signed the long-awaited secondary legislation of the country’s recent energy reform into law, opening the country to private investment. The signing…

Helix, OneSubsea and Schlumberger form alliance

Aug 11, 2014

OneSubsea – a Cameron and Schlumberger company – Helix Energy Solutions Group, and Schlumberger announced that they have entered into a letter of intent to develop technologies and deliver services to optimize the cost and efficiency of subsea well intervention systems…

Kara Sea spudded despite sanctions

Aug 11, 2014

ExxonMobil began exploratory drilling operations in the Kara Sea’s Universitetskaya structure in the East Prinovozemelskiy area on 9 August, defying Western-imposed sanctions against Russian state-owned Rosneft. Drilling on the Universitetskaya-1 well…

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