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 MSA’s Chemgard Photoacoustic Infrared Gas Monitor can Monitor 100 Gases http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/mine-safety-appliances/press-chemgard-photoacoustic-infrared-gas-monitor.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/mine-safety-appliances/press-chemgard-photoacoustic-infrared-gas-monitor.html The Chemgard photoacoustic infrared (IR) gas monitor with IR sensing technology provides precise, low-cost, high-performance monitoring for one hundred different industrial gases. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:48:00 GMT Teledyne Webb Research Delivers Slocum G2 Gliders to DOF Subsea North America http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/teledyne-gavia/press-slocum-g2-gliders.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/hydrographic/teledyne-gavia/press-slocum-g2-gliders.html Teledyne Webb Research has announced the recent sale and delivery of Slocum G2 gliders to DOF Subsea North America for use in commercial oil and gas-related applications. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:29:00 GMT Reftrade UK Takes Market Lead as it Expands Fleet http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/containers/ab-cool/press-market-lead-expands-fleet.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/containers/ab-cool/press-market-lead-expands-fleet.html Aberdeen-based Reftrade UK has increased its fleet of refrigerated containers and temperature controlled units for sale and lease to the offshore energy sector, following a highly successful period of international growth. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:03:00 GMT From Project Start to Planning to Maintenance http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/-project-start-planning-maintenance/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/-project-start-planning-maintenance/ ProArc is a well-proven, industry standard solution optimised for technical document control and management, handover and long-term maintenance, while also providing for flexibility to meet practical needs. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:43:00 GMT FSP Finnish Steel Painting-Offshore Surface Treatment, Fireproofing and Engineering Services http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/fsp/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/fsp/ FSP Finnish Steel Painting (FSP) is one of the largest industrial surface treatment companies in Europe. It provides industrial surface treatments, fireproofing, floor coating, scaffolding, access te... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:00 GMT Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference (PPIM) http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/quest-integrity-group/press-pipeline-pigging-integrity-management-conference-ppim.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/quest-integrity-group/press-pipeline-pigging-integrity-management-conference-ppim.html The Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference (PPIM) is the industry's only forum devoted exclusively to pigging for maintenance and inspection, as well as pipeline integrity evaluation and repair. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:44:00 GMT IMECA at OSEA 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/imeca/press-osea.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/imeca/press-osea.html IMECA, designer and manufacturer of offshore lifiting and laying equipment, pipelay systems, pipelay equipment and special winches, will exhibit at OSEA in Singapore, 2-5 December. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:05:00 GMT SeaBird secures $176m LOA from TGS for 2D surveys in Mexico and US http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsseabird-secures-176m-loa-from-tgs-for-2d-surveys-in-mexico-and-us-4447109 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsseabird-secures-176m-loa-from-tgs-for-2d-surveys-in-mexico-and-us-4447109 SeaBird Exploration has secured a letter of award (LOA), worth about $176m, from TGS-NOPEC Geophysical (TGS) to undertake 2D seismic surveys in Mexico and the US Atlantic. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT PDC Systems: Global Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/accommodation/pdc-systems-global-solutions/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/accommodation/pdc-systems-global-solutions/ Established in 1993, PDC Systems is one of the leading providers of hazardous area systems, the original design and manufacture of combined pressurisation fire and gas control panels (CPFG), solutions and equipment, manufactured to clients in-house d… Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Oyster Petroleum to acquire 30% interest in UK North Sea P.2132 licence http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoyster-petroleum-to-acquire-30-interest-in-uk-north-sea-p2132-licence-4445922 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoyster-petroleum-to-acquire-30-interest-in-uk-north-sea-p2132-licence-4445922 Exploration and production firm Oyster Petroleum has agreed to acquire a 30% interest in the P.2132 licence, UK North Sea. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Oil increases towards $80 amid increased OPEC output cut expectations http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-increases-towards-80-amid-increased-opec-output-cut-expectations-4447209 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-increases-towards-80-amid-increased-opec-output-cut-expectations-4447209 Brent crude oil increased towards $80 a barrel today on strong US oil consumer data and increased expectations of a production cut by the OPEC at its meeting next week. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT All change for Mexico's oil and gas market http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureall-change-for-mexicos-oil-and-gas-market-4378752/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureall-change-for-mexicos-oil-and-gas-market-4378752/ In two years, Mexico will open up its oil and gas industry to foreign investment, ending Pemex’s monopoly of the market. What changes and challenges lie ahead as the Mexican oil and gas market prepares for liberalisation? Rod James investigates Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT A Hybrid Lightning Strike Protection System http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/hybrid-lightning-strike-protection/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/hybrid-lightning-strike-protection/ Lightning is the result of charge accumulation within a cloud cell exceeding the dielectric strength of the air and, as a result, the air beneath the cloud is no longer able to act an insulator between the charge and path to ground. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:14:00 GMT Cestusline-Industrial and Technical Gloves http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/cestusline/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/cestusline/ Cestus, an ancient Roman battle glove, adorned many gladiators into the ring. Today, Cestusline creates multifaceted gloves ranging from basic utility, gardening gloves, oil-resistant gloves, and anti-vibration technical gloves. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:14:00 GMT Melcal Marine-Marine and Offshore Cranes http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/melcal-marine/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/melcal-marine/ Melcal Marine is a dynamic engineering, research and manufacturing company, dedicated to the marine and offshore industry, building on the world-known Italian tradition of hydraulic lifting devices. ... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:10:00 GMT Lightning Eliminators & Consultants-Lightning Protection for Offshore Facilities http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/lec/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/lec/ Lightning Eliminators & Consultants (LEC) offers lightning-protection systems for offshore plantforms and rigs, with a unique 'no-strike' guarantee. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:34:00 GMT Sesam for Subsea http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/design-engineering-construction/sesam-for-subsea/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/design-engineering-construction/sesam-for-subsea/ In the oil and gas industry the term subsea relates to the underwater exploration, development and drilling of oil and gas fields. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:45:00 GMT Kvitebjørn Field http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/kvitebjorn-field/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/kvitebjorn-field/ Kvitebjørn field is situated in block 34/11 of the Tampen area in the North Sea, Norway. The gas and condensate field lies at a water depth of 190m. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Kinsale Energy to buy 80% interest in SEL 4/07 licence, offshore Ireland http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newskinsale-energy-to-buy-80-interest-in-sel-407-licence-offshore-ireland-4444677 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newskinsale-energy-to-buy-80-interest-in-sel-407-licence-offshore-ireland-4444677 Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Malaysian oil company Petronas, has agreed to acquire an 80% interest in the SEL 4/07 Celtic Sea licence, offshore Ireland, from Lansdowne Oil & Gas. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Brent crude steadies above $78 ahead of OPEC oil production meeting http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-steadies-above-78-ahead-of-opec-oil-production-meeting-4445731 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-steadies-above-78-ahead-of-opec-oil-production-meeting-4445731 The price of Brent crude steadied above $78 a barrel on Thursday as the market awaits news of a possible oil production cut ahead of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) meeting next week. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT