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 Zohr Gas Field http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/zohr-gas-field/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/zohr-gas-field/ Zohr Gas field is located within the 3,752km² Shorouk Block, within the Egyptian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in the Mediterranean Sea. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Wintershall’s Maria development faces early decommissioning http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-wintershalls-maria-development-faces-early-decommissioning-risk-significant-reserves-4931152 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsreport-wintershalls-maria-development-faces-early-decommissioning-risk-significant-reserves-4931152 The Maria field risks early decommissioning due to the global oil crisis resulting in lower than forecasted fuel prices, according to a report by GlobalData. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Petrel to negotiate with Ghana for amended coordinates of Tano Basin block http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspetrel-negotiate-ghana-amended-coordinates-tano-basin-block-4932523 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspetrel-negotiate-ghana-amended-coordinates-tano-basin-block-4932523 Petrel Resources and its partners have confirmed that the Ghanaian Ministry of Petroleum is available for negotiations on the company's proposals for amended coordinates of the deepwater Tano Basin block. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Shell Canada to resume drilling at Cheshire L-97 exploration well off Nova Scotia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-canada-approved-resume-drilling-cheshire-l-97-exploration-well-off-nova-scotia-4932536 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-canada-approved-resume-drilling-cheshire-l-97-exploration-well-off-nova-scotia-4932536 The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has conditionally approved Shell Canada's proposal to resume drilling in waters off Nova Scotia at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Noble Energy wins $120m FEED contract for platform at Israel’s Leviathan gasfield http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnoble-energy-sign-120m-feed-contract-production-platform-israel-leviathan-gasfield-4931348 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnoble-energy-sign-120m-feed-contract-production-platform-israel-leviathan-gasfield-4931348 Israel's Leviathan field partners have authorised US-based Noble Energy to sign a $120m contract for front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the production platform and related operations. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Subsea 7 to cut 1,200 of global workforce by early 2017 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssubsea-7-to-resize-global-workforce-8000-by-early-2017-4931330 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssubsea-7-to-resize-global-workforce-8000-by-early-2017-4931330 UK-based offshore oil and gas firm Subsea 7 is planning cut its global workforce from 9,200 to 8,000 due to challenging market conditions. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise as markets await opinion polls on Brexit http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-edge-up-as-markets-await-opinion-polls-on-brexit-4931703 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-edge-up-as-markets-await-opinion-polls-on-brexit-4931703 Oil prices have increased with money and equity markets awaiting opinion polls on Britons remaining in the EU in today's referendum on membership. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT FOAMGLAS Installed at TOTAL Shetland Gas Plant http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/presstotal-shetland.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/presstotal-shetland.html TOTAL's Shetland Gas Plant 'Laggan-Tormore' takes a further step near completion as the final stages of Terostat system tie-in's, by Pittsburgh Corning FOAMGLAS® insulation, are being installed. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:35:00 GMT NORSOK-Approved Tubing for Oil and Gas Applications at ONS 2016 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/finetubes/pressnorsok-ons2016.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/finetubes/pressnorsok-ons2016.html Corrosion-resistant tubing specialists Fine Tubes and Superior Tube will exhibit their latest high-performance solutions for oil and gas applications at ONS 2016, in Stavanger, Norway, from 29 August to 1 September 2016. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:00:00 GMT PREZIOSO Linjebygg-Inspection, Modification and Maintenance Solutions for Offshore Installations http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/prezioso-linjebygg/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/prezioso-linjebygg/ PREZIOSO Linjebygg provides modification and maintenance services for oil and gas installations, power generation stations and plants, and infrastructure such as bridges and tunnels.The company speci... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:39:00 GMT Sureclean and NCS Launch Strategic Partnership http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/sureclean/presssureclean-ncs-partnership-ot.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/sureclean/presssureclean-ncs-partnership-ot.html Leading industrial cleaning and waste management specialist, Sureclean, has partnered with Nordic Chemical Solutions (NCS), the specialist provider of decontamination chemistry. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT AN-124 Freighter Delivers 35m Telescopic Bridge to Brazil http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/volga-dnepr-airlines/pressan124-freighter.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/volga-dnepr-airlines/pressan124-freighter.html A special loading system developed for the transportation of long cargoes provided the perfect solution to help load a 35m telescopic crane bridge onboard a Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ An-124-100 freighter for its delivery to Rio de Janeiro. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:45:00 GMT Oil prices rise after API reports fall in US crude inventories http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-after-api-reports-fall-us-crude-inventories-4930456 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-rise-after-api-reports-fall-us-crude-inventories-4930456 Oil prices have increased above $50 a barrel after a report by the American Petroleum Institute (API) highlighted a fall in US crude inventories. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Offshore Isle of Man: reopening a cold case http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-isle-of-man-reopening-a-cold-case-4912749/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-isle-of-man-reopening-a-cold-case-4912749/ As part of an ambitious offshore energy strategy, the Isle of Man has linked up with the British Geological Survey to re-investigate potential deposits first scouted by BP in the 1990s. Elly Earls meets the Isle of Man’s Ken Milne and BGS’s Margaret … Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT InterMoor completes Shell Malikai TLP operations in offshore Malaysia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsintermoor-completes-shell-malikai-tlp-operations-offshore-malaysia-4930009 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsintermoor-completes-shell-malikai-tlp-operations-offshore-malaysia-4930009 InterMoor has finished its work on the Shell Malikai Tension Leg Platform (TLP) float-off operations in offshore Malaysia. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fugro wins contracts to deploy Q1400 trenching systems in North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfugro-secures-contracts-deploy-q1400-trenching-systems-north-sea-4930042 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfugro-secures-contracts-deploy-q1400-trenching-systems-north-sea-4930042 Fugro has secured three contracts to deploy its Q1400 trenching systems in the North Sea over the next 12 months. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Thermtech-Direct Thermal Desorption Units http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/thermtec/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/thermtec/ Thermtech is the technology owner of the patented thermal desorption modulator (TMD®) and thermomechanical cuttings cleaner (TCC®) processes used to treat the contaminated solids, like the oily waste... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:24:00 GMT Oil prices drop due to investors' Brexit fears http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-edge-down-fears-britain-exit-eu-4929220 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-edge-down-fears-britain-exit-eu-4929220 Oil prices have faltered due to investors' continued uncertainty ahead of Britain's referendum this week on its withdrawal from the EU. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Pyrenees Phase Three Expansion http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/pyrenees-phase-3-expansion/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/pyrenees-phase-3-expansion/ The Pyrenees Development lies within permit areas WA-42-L and WA-43-L in water depths ranging from 190m to 260m. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Trelleborg Seawater Intake Hoses Meet Unique Demands of FLNG Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/trelleborg-cp/pressseawater-intake-hoses.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/trelleborg-cp/pressseawater-intake-hoses.html Swiline API Trelleborg's oil and marine hoses operation is once again pushing the boundaries of technology for the sector, this time with the launch of a dedicated seawater intake hose engineered specifically to meet the unique requirements of floati… Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT