Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 Brent drops towards $85 on strong US dollar and ample supply http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-drops-towards-85-on-strong-us-dollar-and-ample-supply-4424170 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-drops-towards-85-on-strong-us-dollar-and-ample-supply-4424170 The price of Brent crude oil dropped towards $85 a barrel today amid a strong US dollar and abundant oil supplies. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Lesjöfors Springs & Pressings-Manufacturer of High Performance Springs http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/lesjofors/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/lesjofors/ Lesjöfors is a full-range international supplier of standard and customised springs, wire and pressings (flat strip components). The company dates back to 1675 and is today one of Europe's leading springs manufacturers. Production is located at 14 di… Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Control Seal-Double Block and Bleed Plug Valves and Rising Stem Ball Valves for the Offshore Industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/control-seal/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/control-seal/ Control Seal is a unique challenger in the valve business and has over 20 years of experience in valves and 100 years in precise engineering. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Troubled waters - new developments in oil spill cleanup technology http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuretroubled-waters-new-developments-in-oil-spill-cleanup-technology-4379541/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuretroubled-waters-new-developments-in-oil-spill-cleanup-technology-4379541/ We round up the most innovative oil spill recovery technologies including a chemically modified nanocellulose sponge from Switzerland’s Empa, new research into bacteria from the University of East Anglia, and other technological and theoretical break… Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Petrofac wins contract extension to support Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspetrofac-wins-contract-extension-to-support-iraq-crude-oil-expansion-project-4423959 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspetrofac-wins-contract-extension-to-support-iraq-crude-oil-expansion-project-4423959 Petrofac has secured a second contract extension worth about $106m to support South Oil Company's (SOC) Iraq Crude Oil Expansion Project. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Intergraph®-3D Enterprise Engineering Software for Offshore Design, Construction and Operation http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/intergraph/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/intergraph/ Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (Intergraph PP&M) has spent many years developing and offering integrated design, construction and operation solutions for the offshore industry. Intergraph's Smar... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Eni discovers oil in Minsala Marine exploration prospect, offshore DR Congo http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-discovers-oil-in-minsala-marine-exploration-prospect-offshore-congo-4423838 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-discovers-oil-in-minsala-marine-exploration-prospect-offshore-congo-4423838 Italian energy firm Eni has discovered oil in the Minsala Marine exploration prospect, located in the Marine XII Block offshore Democratic Republic of the Congo. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Alandia Engineering-Comprehensive Electrical Solutions for Marine Vessels http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/alandia-engineering/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/alandia-engineering/ Alandia Engineering Group carries out electrical refitting, conversions and new-buildings in all areas and systems of floating marine structures. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT INSTALL-Offshore and Nearshore Marine Survey Genuine Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/install-nearshore-marine-surveys/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/install-nearshore-marine-surveys/ Established in Naples, Italy in 2010 by a young and experienced team of ICT, geophysicist and marine survey engineers, INSTALL is an innovative and avant-garde technical support to the marine offshor... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT F.lli RIGHINI-Pipe Laying, Flexible Laying and Heavy-Load Handling Systems, Riser Pull-in Equipment, Mooring Systems and Friction Plants http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/flli-righini/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/flli-righini/ F.lli RIGHINI, an engineering and manufacturing company based in Ravenna, Italy, has been operating in the offshore market since 1985. The F.lli RIGHINI brand is well known in the offshore industry f... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Canusa-CPS-Oil and Gas Pipeline Coatings, Adhesives and Field Weld Joint Protection http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/canusa-cps/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/canusa-cps/ Canusa-CPS is the leading global manufacturer of field-applied pipeline coatings. This position was achieved through a combination of a strong product mix, new product development and hard-working manufacturing, technical and sales professionals. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Alternative Scour Protection Methods http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/sscs/press-alternative-scour-protection-methods.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/sscs/press-alternative-scour-protection-methods.html Arklow Bank is a shallow-water sandbank located 10km off the east coast of Ireland in approximately 3MWD. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fuel Oil Consumption Measurement http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/power/fuel-oil-consumption-measurement/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/power/fuel-oil-consumption-measurement/ Do you know how much fuel you consume? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:50:00 GMT Volga-Dnepr Airlines Charter Operations Sales Director Andrey Rassadkin http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/volga-dnepr-airlines/press-charter-operations-sales-director-andrey-rassadkin.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/volga-dnepr-airlines/press-charter-operations-sales-director-andrey-rassadkin.html How significant are your charter freight operations for the oil and gas industry? Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:35:00 GMT Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 24 http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-24-4422832/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-24-4422832/ In the latest issue of Offshore Technology Focus we examine the iconic Forities Field in the UK North Sea, look at exploration in Ireland, explore how Cuba is being regenerated, find out more about the world of wildlife that has been found in offshor… Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:48:00 GMT Miko Marine-Magnets for Offshore and Marine Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/miko-marine/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/miko-marine/ Miko Marine is a specialist in the use of magnets for offshore and marine applications.With 17 years of experience from using its Miko Plaster® magnetic patch and a large network of marine industry e... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Oil falls below $87 on expectations that Federal Reserve may lift interest rates http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-falls-below-87-on-expectations-that-federal-reserve-may-lift-interest-rates-4422774 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-falls-below-87-on-expectations-that-federal-reserve-may-lift-interest-rates-4422774 The price of Brent crude oil dropped below $87 a barrel on Thursday amid expectations that the Federal Reserve may lift interest rates, putting pressure on the US dollar. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Technip secures subsea contract for Bangka Development, offshore Indonesia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstechnip-secures-subsea-contract-for-bangka-development-offshore-indonesia-4422342 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstechnip-secures-subsea-contract-for-bangka-development-offshore-indonesia-4422342 Technip has secured a subsea contract from Chevron Indonesia for the Bangka Development, located in the Rapak PSC area, about 70km offshore the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Fine Tubes and Superior Tube Hold Joint Seminar on the Importance of High Performance Tubes in Hostile Conditions http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/steel/finetubes/pressjoint-seminar-high-performance.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/steel/finetubes/pressjoint-seminar-high-performance.html Fine Tubes and Superior Tube co-hosted a seminar on 1 October in Houston to discuss the importance of high-performance tubes in projects involving hostile conditions. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Chevron and partners to invest $6bn in Stampede project in US Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschevron-and-partners-to-invest-6bn-in-stampede-project-in-us-gulf-of-mexico-4422376 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschevron-and-partners-to-invest-6bn-in-stampede-project-in-us-gulf-of-mexico-4422376 Chevron and its partners will invest an estimated $6bn in the development of the Stampede project in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT