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The ROV Revolution 22 December, 2010 Remotely operated vehicles have undergone an intensive evolution to become the ideal vessel for offshore operations. Ian McInnes reveals how companies working in the offshore oil sector...

Offshore Exploration: Digging Deep 25 November, 2010 Dwindling reserves are pushing oil and gas companies further offshore in search of prospects. Despite disasters like the recent Gulf of Mexico incident, companies are searching ever deeper....

Pumping Innovation into Offshore 24 November, 2010 New reserves are increasingly found in deepwater where drilling and production is a major challenge. Offshore pumps are constantly evolving to adapt to challenging conditions and offer...

Safeguarding Deepwater: Learning from Offshore Mistakes 21 October, 2010 Is regulation the key to helping the offshore industry learn from its mistakes to prevent oil spills in the future? With the US deepwater moratorium lifted, Chris Lo examines new safety...

Dismantle with Care 03 September, 2010 As many of the longest serving wells in the North Sea reach maturity, the process of decommissioning some of the installations no longer necessary has begun in earnest. Paul Dymond,...

ROVs Proving Their Worth 05 July, 2010 Deepwater Horizon has displayed first hand the importance of remotely operated vehicles. So where else are these machines being used today? By David...

Pipe Dreams for CCS 29 June, 2010 Europe is set to gain an additional connection to the world’s largest natural gas reserves with the completion of the Nord Stream pipeline, which will carry gas from Russia. Ruurd Hoekstra,...

Onwards And Outwards: Exploiting Unconventional Resources 12 April, 2010 If the industry is to meet the demands of energy consumers, more unconventional resources must be exploited. Peter Voser and Simon Henry tell Ian Duncan about the challenges facing Royal...

North Sea Decommissioning's New Service Sector 17 March, 2010 The expansion of North Sea rig decommissioning brings job opportunities and the potential to develop new technology. Laura Walkinshaw investigates the learning curve companies and clients...

Upgrading Offshore in the North Sea 10 March, 2010 The North Sea is full of activity as companies scramble to develop upgrades to make the most of their dwindling assets. But the challenges of health, safety and environmental regulations must...

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