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 Evonik to Exhibit at OTC 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lubricants/evonik-industries-polymers-energy/press-polymers-otc-2014.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lubricants/evonik-industries-polymers-energy/press-polymers-otc-2014.html High-performance polymers leader Evonik will be exhibiting products including VESTAMID® NRG and VESTAKEEP® PEEK at booth #4527 of OTC 2014 being held from 5 to 8 May in Houston, Texas. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Align and Design Learning for Business Success http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/professional/align-and-design-learning-for-business-success/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/professional/align-and-design-learning-for-business-success/ The most effective learning and development (L&D) programmes directly support an organisation's strategic business goals. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:10:00 GMT Tecon-Engineering Consulting in Offshore and Marine Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/tecon/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/tecon/ Tecon Srl has more than 30 years' experience in structural engineering in marine environments, delivering comprehensive and cost-effective solutions to customers, based on both material weight and configurations available. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:03:00 GMT Asian Offshore Services Completes Largest Offshore Laboratory http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/accommodation/asianos/pressaos-completes-offshore-lab.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/accommodation/asianos/pressaos-completes-offshore-lab.html Asian Offshore Services (AOS) has recently completed the design, build and fit-out of a large offshore laboratory building that will soon be installed on the new-build Petronas FLNG vessel currently being built in Korea. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:55:00 GMT Reliable Thermoplastic Polymers for Oil and Gas Applications http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lubricants/reliable-thermoplastic-polymers/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lubricants/reliable-thermoplastic-polymers/ German-based Evonik Industries is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes team up to develop subsea production solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsaker-solutions-baker-hughes-team-up-to-develop-subsea-production-solutions-4218703 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsaker-solutions-baker-hughes-team-up-to-develop-subsea-production-solutions-4218703 Aker Solutions has signed an agreement with Baker Hughes to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions for reducing subsea fields cost. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Today's Brent price steadies over slowing Chinese data http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-price-steadies-over-slowing-chinese-data-4219277 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-price-steadies-over-slowing-chinese-data-4219277 Brent futures remained untouched today, trading above $109 a barrel after Chinese data showed a downturn in manufacturing activities. However, any losses were kept in check by the ongoing Ukraine crisis. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT China's Cosco to construct vessels for undisclosed customers http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschinas-cosco-to-construct-vessels-for-undisclosed-customers-4218709 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newschinas-cosco-to-construct-vessels-for-undisclosed-customers-4218709 China's Cosco Shipyard Group has received two contracts, worth $100m, for the construction of emergency response / rescue / field support vessels (ERRV), as well as PX121 platform supply vessels (PSV). Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Guardian Traffic Systems http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/access_control/guardian/3495676023001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/access_control/guardian/3495676023001.html Guardian Traffic Systems provides the only top-down traffic spike system on the market for around the same price as any other system. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Increased Capability for Oil in Water and Biodiesel Blend Measurements http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/wilks-enterprise/press-increased-capability-oil-water-measurements.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/wilks-enterprise/press-increased-capability-oil-water-measurements.html The new InfraCal 2 analyzer, recently introduced by Wilks, offers additional features to the already established and accepted InfraCal oil in water analyzers and InfraCal biodiesel blend analyzers. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:48:00 GMT Today's Brent value steady amid uncertain Ukraine deal http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-value-steady-amid-uncertain-ukraine-deal-4218112 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-value-steady-amid-uncertain-ukraine-deal-4218112 Brent futures were steady today, trading near a six-week high of more than $110 a barrel amid uncertainties over a deal that was signed to avert the conflict in Ukraine. However, prices were weighed by the forecast of a gain in US crude stockpiles. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Shell uncovers deep-water gas in Rosmari-1 well off Malaysia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-uncovers-deep-water-gas-in-rosmari-1-well-off-malaysia-4217255 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-uncovers-deep-water-gas-in-rosmari-1-well-off-malaysia-4217255 Shell has announced a deep-water gas discovery off Malaysia. Located 135km offshore in Block SK318, the Rosmari-1 was drilled to a total depth of 2,123m and encountered more than 450m of gas column. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Technip receives umbilical contract to support Kaombo project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstechnip-receives-umbilical-contract-to-support-kaombo-project-4217337 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstechnip-receives-umbilical-contract-to-support-kaombo-project-4217337 Angoflex, jointly owned by Technip (70%) and Sonangol (30%), and Technip's wholly owned subsidiary DUCO have received a large lump-sum contract from Total E&P Angola. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FoundOcean to Secure Solan Oilfield Foundations http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/foundocean/press-solan-oilfield-contracts.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/foundocean/press-solan-oilfield-contracts.html Offshore grouting contractor FoundOcean has been awarded two contracts by Heerema Marine Contractors and Bibby Offshore for the Solan oilfield development to the west of the Shetlands in the North Sea. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:18:00 GMT Billy Pugh to Exhibit X-904 transfer device at OTC 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/billy-pugh/press-x904-transfer-device-otc-2014.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/billy-pugh/press-x904-transfer-device-otc-2014.html Billy Pugh will be attending the Offshore Technology Conference again this year from 4 to 7 May at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:10:00 GMT EM&I Wins at RoSPA Awards 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/press-rospa-awards-2014-win.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/press-rospa-awards-2014-win.html EM&I is pleased to announce that it has won a third gold medal at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:45:00 GMT Co.L.Mar Awarded Saipem Subsea Leak Inspection Contract http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/press-saipem-subsea-leak-inspection-contract.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/press-saipem-subsea-leak-inspection-contract.html After winning an international bid, acoustic subsea leak detection equipment provider Co.L.Mar has been awarded a two-year frame agreement contract with Saipem Spa for the provision of subsea leak inspection services. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:37:00 GMT CSA unveils new application for offshore industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscsa-unveils-new-application-for-offshore-industry-4216344 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscsa-unveils-new-application-for-offshore-industry-4216344 CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA) has built and hosted a login-based GeoPortal, which is part of its 'marine environmental services for spill response'. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Today’s oil prices rise on mounting Ukraine tensions http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-rise-on-mounting-ukraine-tensions-4216399 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-rise-on-mounting-ukraine-tensions-4216399 Crude futures rose today due to mounting tensions in Ukraine, which kept the geopolitical risk premium on the commodity unharmed. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies-Protection Against Premature Metal Failure and Corrosion http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/cwst/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/cwst/ Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies (CWST) offers a wide range of services to combat corrosion fatigue, including controlled shot and laser peening, thermal spray, engineered coatings and analytical services, delivered worldwide to extend the life of… Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT