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 MCL Unitex-Flexible Passive Fire Protection Systems, Fire Seals and Fireproof Enclosures http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/fire_protection/mcl-unitex/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/fire_protection/mcl-unitex/ MCL Unitex, a member of the ISL group of companies, is a specialist manufacturer of flexible passive fire protection systems and has extensive experience in the design, testing, construction and inst... Fri, 27 May 2016 13:25:00 GMT Stahl-Syberg-Explosion-Protection Lighting Fixtures, Systems and Components http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lighting/stahl-syberg/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lighting/stahl-syberg/ Stahl-Syberg supplies explosion-proof products, in addition to related systems and services, to internatonal offshore companies based in Norway. The company serves the gas and oil, chemical and pharm... Fri, 27 May 2016 13:23:00 GMT Shell Buys Award-Winning Subsea Pump Technology http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-ot/pressshell-subsea-pump.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-ot/pressshell-subsea-pump.html Sulzer and FMC Technologies have received a subsea multiphase boosting pump contract to upgrade one of the pumping modules in Shell's Parque das Conchas, a deepwater oil field off the coast of Brazil. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:40:00 GMT Bibby Offshore to provide subsea construction services to Apache’s North Sea oil field http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbibby-offshore-to-provide-subsea-construction-services-to-apaches-north-sea-oil-field-4905930 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbibby-offshore-to-provide-subsea-construction-services-to-apaches-north-sea-oil-field-4905930 Subsea services provider Bibby Offshore has secured a contract to provide subsea construction, remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and diving services to Apache’s oil field in the UK's North Sea. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Multi-million dollar contracts steer the EMEA region’s oil and gas industry in April http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-multi-million-dollar-contracts-steer-the-emea-regions-oil-and-gas-industry-in-april-4903120 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-multi-million-dollar-contracts-steer-the-emea-regions-oil-and-gas-industry-in-april-4903120 Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) experienced great activity in the oil and gas contracts in April 2016, says a report by GlobalData. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: BlueJack Energy Solutions, Gibson Energy http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bluejack-energy-solutions-gibson-energy-4905787 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bluejack-energy-solutions-gibson-energy-4905787 BlueJack Energy Solutions has announced that it has received an equity commitment note of up to $100m from Energy Spectrum Capital, through the latter’s Energy Spectrum Partners VII fund. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: RINA, Oilmax Energy http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-rina-oilmax-energy-4905806 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-rina-oilmax-energy-4905806 RINA has signed a definitive agreement with Phoenix Equity Partners to acquire the latter’s subsidiary Edif Group Management for a consideration of £118.5m ($171.75). Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gazprom starts Yamal oil shipments from Arctic oil loading terminal offshore Russia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsgazprom-starts-yamal-oil-shipments-from-arctic-oil-loading-terminal-offshore-russia-4905949 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsgazprom-starts-yamal-oil-shipments-from-arctic-oil-loading-terminal-offshore-russia-4905949 Gazprom has begun year-round shipments of Yamal oil from the Arctic Gate, an Arctic oil loading terminal located offshore northern Russia. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Maritime Works and Dredging http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/dredging/maritime-works-dredging/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/dredging/maritime-works-dredging/ Zeta S.r.l. was UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 in 2005 for its quality management system. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:52:00 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, 26 May 2016 14:41:00 GMT Shell to cut 2,200 more jobs from global workforce http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-to-cut-2200-more-jobs-from-global-workforce-4904899 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-to-cut-2200-more-jobs-from-global-workforce-4904899 Royal Dutch Shell is reportedly planning to cut 2,200 more jobs from its global workforce by the end of this year, citing a plunge in oil prices. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT BP starts water injection project at Thunder Horse platform in US Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-starts-water-injection-project-at-thunder-horse-platform-in-us-gulf-of-mexico-4904859 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-starts-water-injection-project-at-thunder-horse-platform-in-us-gulf-of-mexico-4904859 BP has begun a water injection project at its Thunder Horse platform in the Mississippi Canyon, about 150 miles southeast of New Orleans, US. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise above $50 a barrel http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-above-50-a-barrel-as-supply-glut-worries-come-down-4905105 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-above-50-a-barrel-as-supply-glut-worries-come-down-4905105 Brent oil prices have increased above $50 a barrel as worldwide supply worries showed signs of easing. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Extending the lifespan of offshore assets: can we live with it? http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureextending-the-lifespan-of-offshore-assets-can-we-live-with-it-4872201/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureextending-the-lifespan-of-offshore-assets-can-we-live-with-it-4872201/ Preserving ageing offshore assets has become a popular strategy for surviving the low oil price, but is it really a safe and cost-effective long-term solution? Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety policy manager Tom Milne talks about the risks and reward… Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 43 http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-43-4902554/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-43-4902554/ In this issue: dealing with erosion before construction and anti-corrosion technologies, the risks of onboard gas turbines, BP drilling in the Great Australian Bight, exploration off Bulgaria, production in mature markets, and more. Wed, 25 May 2016 09:36:00 GMT Oil prices rise towards $50 a barrel due to shrinking supply http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-towards-50-on-hopes-of-shrinking-supply-4903802 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-towards-50-on-hopes-of-shrinking-supply-4903802 Oil prices have increased to almost $50 a barrel, based on expectations that a global decrease in oil will reduce amounts of unwanted crude. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT JDR to provide services for Vashishta and S1 fields near India http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsge-oil-gas-selects-jdr-for-vashishta-and-s1-fields-offshore-india-4903313 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsge-oil-gas-selects-jdr-for-vashishta-and-s1-fields-offshore-india-4903313 UK-based subsea power cable supplier JDR has been selected by GE Oil & Gas to provide services for ONGC's Vashishta and S1 fields off the east coast of India. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Bouri Field, Mediterranean Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/bouri-field-mediterranean-sea/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/bouri-field-mediterranean-sea/ The Bouri field lies in water depths between 145m and 183m, offshore the Libyan coast, in the Mediterranean Sea. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Doris, Sevan Marine test cylindrical hull for ultra-deepwater application in Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdoris-sevan-marine-test-cylindrical-hull-for-ultra-deepwater-application-in-gulf-of-mexico-4903363 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdoris-sevan-marine-test-cylindrical-hull-for-ultra-deepwater-application-in-gulf-of-mexico-4903363 US-based Doris and Norway’s Sevan Marine have performed research and model scale testing of the latter’s cylindrical hull for application in the ultra-deepwater in Gulf of Mexico. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Introduction to BlueCielo http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/4909493957001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/4909493957001.html Tue, 24 May 2016 12:30:00 GMT