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Supersized ambition: Petrobras builds mega-platforms 17 August, 2012 Petrobras is building some of the world’s largest production platforms in order to make the most of its massive pre-salt reserves. Weighing in at over 100,000t, the Brazilian company’s new...

Naturally LNG: innovative projects around the world 22 February, 2012 LNG is set to flood the market by 2018 as new supplies come online. Sarah Blackman looks at the most unique terminals, platforms and plants completed or under development that are expected to...

Deepwater Project Management 13 July, 2011 Effectively overseeing the most extreme of deepwater projects requires a unique approach to project management. Elisabeth Fischer talks to deepwater project specialist Ian Mills of Exceed about...

After Macondo: Emergency Well Capping 27 June, 2011 The industry has responded to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by developing a number of new well capping devices. Chris Lo looks at this surge of activity and talks to Brian Kinkead of Oil...

Offshore Information Management 11 March, 2011 The use of software can make the task of co-ordinating data on a large offshore project more intuitive. Chris Lo talks to Phill Nightingale of software company Bentley about adding...

Home from Home: Offshore Accommodation 22 December, 2010 Working a week-long shift on an offshore platform is a demanding and potentially dangerous proposition. But offshore life can be made easier with good accommodation and facilities. Chris Lo...

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...

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