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Offshore LNG: does the future float? 29 October, 2014 Floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) production is finally within reach, bringing with it the potential to commercialise remote gas fields and give another push to the LNG market. But with... > read more

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...

Norway’s giants - the biggest oil fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf 10 March, 2014 The entire oil reserves of Norway, the biggest oil producing country in Europe, are located on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) with eight in the North Sea and two in the Norwegian...

The world’s biggest offshore gas projects 13 February, 2014 The world’s ten biggest offshore gas projects account for more than 30% of total global proven gas reserves. Offshore-technology.com lists the world’s ten biggest offshore gas projects by...

Balance of power: designing an ultra-stable offshore accommodation vessel 21 October, 2013 Norwegian company SALT Ship Design has collaborated with ship-owner Østensjø on a new, ultra-stable accommodation craft that combines the functionality of an offshore vessel with the interior of...

Tandem offloading: pushing FLNG further offshore 09 October, 2013 Tandem offloading technology using cryogenic hoses could help push floating LNG operations into more challenging offshore locations. Trelleborg project manager Vincent Lagarrigue discusses...

The cold war: how sea ice impacts on Arctic operations 15 August, 2013 Ice floes forced Shell to stop drilling operations in the Arctic and the threat is set to escalate as summer sea ice disappears at an accelerated rate. Julian Turner talks to Professor Ola...

Platforms vs artificial islands – which works best for who? 08 August, 2013 Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) is ramping up production at its oil field offshoreof Abu Dhabi, opting to use a network of artificial islands instead of a traditional steel rig. Rarely used...

Video feature: Gryphon FPSO's return to the North Sea 20 June, 2013 After suffering severe weather damage two years ago, Maersk's Gryphon FPSO, one of the North Sea's most valued assets, is back in production. But how much work went into repairing the mighty...

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...

Sweating the assets: lifespan extension and well integrity 17 August, 2012 Constant innovation in recovery techniques is enabling the industry to extend the lifespan of mature fields, but as Jim Banks discovers in discussion with Lance Cook, chief scientist for...

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