Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.offshore-technology.com web site http://www.offshore-technology.com/ en-us http://www.offshore-technology.com/ Offshore Technology-Updates http://www.offshore-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Case Study: PT Indo Straits http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/pt-indo-straits/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/pt-indo-straits/ When PT Indo Straits was looking for new mooring lines for its coal transshipment crane barges, it knew what it wanted: something strong, safe, highly reliable and easy to handle that would perform well for at least a year in service in harsh working… Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:00:00 GMT Saudi Aramco: privately going public? http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuresaudi-aramco-privately-going-public-4875367/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuresaudi-aramco-privately-going-public-4875367/ Saudi Arabia has confirmed that it is considering floating a portion of the national oil company Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, on the stock market. How could a partial share offer go ahead, and what might be the effects on the wider… Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:25:00 GMT EMO Marine Technologies-Fibre-Optic Communication Systems for Subsea Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/emo-marine-technologies/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/emo-marine-technologies/ EMO Marine Technologies solutions are based on collaboration. We work within our client's specifications, request guidance, and provide a final product that is a result of a mutual effort between EMO... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:00 GMT About PetroHab http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/4863235977001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/4863235977001.html About PetroHab Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:21:00 GMT Handling with Care: Protea Extends Personnel Lift Product Range http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/protea/presspersonnel-lift-range.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/protea/presspersonnel-lift-range.html Protea is well-known for delivering high-quality handling equipment, including cranes, winches, and launch and recovery systems for the offshore and onshore energy industries. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:30:00 GMT PetroHab-Hot Work Safety Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/ PetroHab™ provides hot work safety enclosures (HWSE) systems and automatic shutdown systems to the oil and gas industry.Safety compartments for the offshore sectorPetroHab's HWSE products are designe... Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT Deals this week: China Petrochemical Corp, Schlumberger Limited, Ocean Rig UDW http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-china-petrochemical-corp-schlumberger-limited-ocean-rig-udw-4879104 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-china-petrochemical-corp-schlumberger-limited-ocean-rig-udw-4879104 China Petrochemical Corp through its subsidiary Sinopec Group Overseas Development (2016) Limited has announced a private placement to raise $1,000m. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT McDermott completes Otis subsea tieback for LLOG Exploration Offshore in Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmcdermott-completes-otis-subsea-tieback-llog-exploration-offshore-gulf-of-mexico-4879208 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmcdermott-completes-otis-subsea-tieback-llog-exploration-offshore-gulf-of-mexico-4879208 McDermott International has completed installation scope related with the Otis development in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of LLOG Exploration Offshore. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT PetroHab™ Launching Innovative ATEX Certified Automatic Shut Down System at Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/pressatex-shutdown-otc2016.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/petrohab/pressatex-shutdown-otc2016.html PetroHab, the world's premier provider of hot work safety enclosures (HWSE), is pleased to announce the official launch of its state-of-the-art ATEX certified Safe-Stop™ automatic shutdown system. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Suncor Energy, Seadrill, and EV http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-suncor-energy-seadrill-and-ev-4878869 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-suncor-energy-seadrill-and-ev-4878869 Suncor Energy Inc is raising its stake in Syncrude project to 17% by acquiring an additional 5% interest in Syncrude Canada Ltd, a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Pemex Exploracion y Produccion troubles add to fall in Mexico’s Costero field production http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-financial-pemex-exploracion-y-produccion-fall-in-mexico-costero-field-production-4876523 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-financial-pemex-exploracion-y-produccion-fall-in-mexico-costero-field-production-4876523 Production from Mexico's Costero project has been on the slide since peaking in 2011, despite the field being an important asset of the Macuspana-Muspac region and accounting for 27% of the area's total hydrocarbon production. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise 3% as dollar weakens http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-increases-3-dollar-weakens-4879200 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-increases-3-dollar-weakens-4879200 There has been a 3% increase in oil prices after the dollar value weakened following the US Federal Reserve's announcement that interest rates would remain unchanged. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Raccortubi at Houston OTC2016 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/raccortubi/pressraccortubi-houston-otc2016.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/raccortubi/pressraccortubi-houston-otc2016.html From 2 to 5 May, Raccortubi Group will be making its debut appearance at the OTC in Houston. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:15:00 GMT Offshore Vendor Inspection http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/offshore-vendor-inspection/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/offshore-vendor-inspection/ RLSERVICES Srl. is an independent dynamic and professional company, placed on south of Italy. Our presence in the center of Mediterranean, then allows us to cover the European and North Africa markets. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:56:00 GMT Retrofit Solutions: Give Your Pump a Second Life http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/retrofit-solutions-pump/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/retrofit-solutions-pump/ The retrofit market has been booming over the past years. New environmental regulations, tougher competition for more efficient and reliable equipment and technological advances contributed greatly to the popularity of retrofit as a solution to agein… Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:55:00 GMT Eco Atlantic receives approvals for three licences offshore Namibia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseco-atlantic-receives-approvals-three-licences-offshore-namibia-4877124 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseco-atlantic-receives-approvals-three-licences-offshore-namibia-4877124 Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas has received approvals from the Namibia Ministry of Mines and Energy relating to the Cooper (PEL 030), Guy (PEL 034) and Sharon (PEL 033) licences in offshore Namibia. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices pull back as traders secure profits http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-pull-back-traders-lock-in-profits-4877554 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-pull-back-traders-lock-in-profits-4877554 Crude oil prices have dropped after traders locked-in profits following April's earlier rises. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wood Group secures $500m contract with BP-operated projects, offshore Azerbaijan http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newswood-group-secures-500m-contract-bp-operated-projects-offshore-azerbaijan-4877509 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newswood-group-secures-500m-contract-bp-operated-projects-offshore-azerbaijan-4877509 Wood Group has secured a $500m contract with BP-operated projects to deliver services to eight offshore platforms off the coast of Azerbaijan. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wilkens Weather Releases New iOS Mobile App Tools with Real-Time, Site-Specific Tracking of Global Tropical Cyclones http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/wwt/pressnew-ios-mobile-app.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/wwt/pressnew-ios-mobile-app.html Just in time for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season, Wilkens Weather Technologies (WWT) has released a new version of its iOS mobile app. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:00:00 GMT Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 42 http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-42-4876837/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-42-4876837/ In this issue: Fracking off the coast of California, learning lessons from the UK motor industry’s rebirth, lifting sanctions on Iran, the state of oilfield services, dolphin-inspired sonar sensors, decommissioning infrastructure, the health of oil a… Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:13:00 GMT