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How BP Found Shale Profits With 'Crystal Ball' Oilfield Technology

Jul 30, 2018

In the pine forests of eastern Texas, oilfield workers equipped with virtual-reality goggles are helping BP's shale business turn a profit for the first time.Thousands of automated wells feed data on their performance into the firm's supercomputers each evening…

Op/Ed: Connecting to the Future of Offshore

May 04, 2018

120 miles out at sea, 6,000-horsepower devices lift drilling equipment weighing up to 3 million pounds out of holes lying 10,000 feet beneath the water. Keeping such sea monsters in good working order, often for years at a time, is no mean feat…

Interview: Antony Croston, Trelleborg Offshore

Apr 26, 2018

Antony Croston is Business Group Director at Trelleborg’s offshore operation in Houston, responsible for the externally-facing functions of the business covering engineering, business development and project management.MTR caught up with Croston…

ConocoPhillips' Alaskan Venture a Success

Apr 17, 2018

ConocoPhillips announced it has concluded its 2018 winter exploration and appraisal program in Alaska.The company’s original plan was to drill five wells on the Western North Slope comprising two appraisal wells of the Willow Discovery announced in January 2017…

Statoil Inks LOI for Johan Sverdrup Phase 2

Apr 05, 2018

Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partnership, signed a letter of intent with Aibel for the construction of the processing platform topside for phase 2 of the project. A letter of intent for field center modifications is also issued to a joint venture of Aker Solutions and Kværner…

Statoil Awards $1.5 Bln Drilling Contracts

Apr 03, 2018

Statoil has awarded drilling contracts to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell Drilling for drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of Statoil’s fixed platforms.The contracts take effect from October 1…

Statoil Bags Four Blocks Offshore Brazil

Mar 30, 2018

Statoil and partners were the high bidders for four blocks in the Campos basin in Brazil’s 15th licensing round held on 29 March. With the new licenses, Statoil strengthens its position in Brazil and increases synergies with current projects…

Optime Presents New Tree Control and Intervention System

Mar 26, 2018

At Subsea Valley 2017, Jan-Fredrik Carlsen, CEO of the Notodden based Norwegian company Optime Subsea, promised to revolutionize the intervention and controls segment of the subsea oil and gas industry through a new and disruptive technology…

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