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Keeping it local: Nigeria’s first industrial village for the offshore industry 29 June, 2015 A $300m first-of-its-kind infrastructure project off the coast of Lagos is hoping to maximise the local benefit of Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas industry. Amy Jadesimi, mManaging director...

Demulsification and the benefits of eco-friendly offshore waste management 24 November, 2014 Urenna Ekeh-Adegbotolu, a researcher at Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University, is developing a new eco-friendly demulsifier to separate offshore drilling waste into its component parts of oil,...

Video - Hollywood-style deepwater diving suit set for offshore oil & gas industry 14 October, 2014 Canada-based Nuytco Research’s Exosuit, which enables deep-water diving without the need for risky decompression, could make subsea construction safer and cheaper for offshore oil and gas companies....

Timeline: Kongsberg Gruppen celebrates 200 years 04 July, 2014 Older than the constitution of Norway itself, technology company Kongsberg Gruppen is celebrating its 200th anniversary – a remarkable achievement for any company. Focused on military...

Up against the elements: The extra challenges of lifting offshore 01 April, 2014 Lifting work is more dangerous and complex in the offshore industry, but technology and techniques have adapted to the marine environment. Geoff Holden, chief executive of the Lifting...

Offshore fire safety – new hazards and challenges in an ageing infrastructure 11 March, 2014 Offshore oil and gas fire safety has improved considerably since the days of the Piper Alpha disaster. However, fire safety faces new challenges today, such as an ageing infrastructure,...

Bringing wave power to the offshore industry 06 November, 2013 Ocean Power Technologies is hoping to make a splash in the offshore oil and gas industry with its PowerBuoy wave energy converter. The system has the potential to bring new economic and...

Cloak of invisibility: shielding oil rigs from rocky waves 13 December, 2012 A new approach to invisibility cloaking may one day be used at sea to shield floating objects, such as oil rigs and ships, from rough waves. Offshore-technology.com speaks with Mohammed-Reza...

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...

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