Analysis

  • Offshore-technology.com: our journey in pictures

    Offshore-technology.com was launched in 1996 and since then, much like the industry it represents, the website has ebbed and flowed while adapting to better capture every movement in this exciting...

  • Offshore oil: recovering from Harvey

    Hurricane Harvey caused major issues for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. As the industry begins to assess the fallout, just how much damage was caused...

  • Sulphate-reducing bacteria: terrors of the deep

    Sulphate-reducing bacteria add up to a huge problem for offshore oil producers, so how can a better understanding of these microbes’ functions help the industry tackle the problem of corrosion...

  • In pictures: Prelude FLNG arrives

    The world’s biggest ever vessel, Shell’s Prelude floating liquid natural gas (FLNG) ship, has finally reached its home off the coast of Australia. But is bigger really better?

  • Inside Statoil’s new recruitment drive

    In July, Norwegian oil major Statoil announced a new recruitment drive that will increase its offshore ranks by 50 people a year for the foreseeable future. Amid much uncertainty within...

  • Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 59

    In this issue: Privatising Mexico’s oil sector, France’s international exploration ambitions, the next generation of automation, a new exploration technique using bacteria, mobile apps for field operators, reducing cost by...