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The world’s biggest offshore drilling companies
30 March, 2015
From Texan drilling giant Schlumberger to Bermudan contractor Seadrill, Offshore-technology.com profiles the world’s 10 biggest drilling companies based on 2014...
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Should the US open up the Eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil & gas? 24 March, 2015 by Heidi Vella The America Petroleum Institute estimates ending the oil and gas moratorium in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico could have vast economic benefits. But with opposition from Florida – one of the...

Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 29 20 March, 2015 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we find out why Somalia could be a potential offshore drilling site, investigate upstream development, learn about the CAPEX uptick and much...

Researching in Rio: GE talk technology for Brazil’s pre-salt basin 19 March, 2015 by Heidi Vella In 2014, General Electric (GE) opened a new research centre in Rio de Janerio, its first in Latin America, to develop subsea technologies for Brazil's pre-salt basin. We caught up with GE to...

UK budget 2015: Osborne backs oil & gas with tax cuts 18 March, 2015 by Heidi Vella UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced what he says amounts to £1.3bn of support for operators on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) in response to industry lobbying over fears...

Offshore Technology Focus: Exploration & Drilling Special Issue 12 March, 2015 In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus: Exploration & Drilling Special we find out about Rosneft’s quest for international allies, the potential for offshore reserves in the...

Offshore Caribbean – a resource filled paradise? 12 March, 2015 by Heidi Vella Brimming with sun-drenched islands and a booming tourist trade, the Caribbean isn’t an obvious offshore oil and gas hub, yet many Caribbean countries have been trying to lure oil companies...

Turning the cogs: IBM’s Cognitive Environments Lab takes on offshore exploration 10 March, 2015 by Chris Lo Getting the right data to the right people is a key challenge to make the most of the 21st century digital oil field concept. Repsol and IBM Research are collaborating to develop new systems...

Investing in Africa’s growing offshore sector 04 March, 2015 by Chris Lo African oil and gas hotspots are becoming increasingly attractive to global investors and exploration companies. While trends are generally on the up in terms of interest in the...

The 10 most lucrative offshore platform jobs 27 February, 2015 Oil and gas professionals working on offshore platforms draw good wages as their work not only demands long time spent away from the coast, but is also physically and mentally...

Offshore Lebanon – will the Levant Basin be a blessing or a curse? 26 February, 2015 by Heidi Vella Government delays, ongoing maritime border disputes and geopolitical instability have marred Lebanon’s bid to exploit its share of the gas-rich Levant Basin. But with the government keen to...

Well integrity benchmarking: how do you measure up to your competitors? 24 February, 2015 by Adam Leach A new software platform from Wood Group Intetech called iQRA is set to change the way companies analyse global well component reliability data by giving users the ability to benchmark...

The world’s biggest offshore oil and gas companies 24 February, 2015 From ExxonMobil to Gazprom, offshore-technology.com profiles the world's 10 biggest public oil and gas companies based on Forbes’ May 2014 estimation of market...

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