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 Scanmatic Introduces New Multi Positioning System http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/new-mps/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/new-mps/ It is an extremely accurate GPS based system developed for Nato FORACS for verification and calibration of the navigation systems and target acquisition systems for Navy vessels, submarines and helicopters. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Mitsui Oil Exploration, Rosneft, John Wood Group http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-mitsui-oil-exploration-rosneft-john-wood-group-5692372 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-mitsui-oil-exploration-rosneft-john-wood-group-5692372 Mitsui Oil Exploration Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. Ltd., has agreed to acquire a 20% stake each in Kaikias and Circius fields located in the Mississippi Canyon of Gulf of Mexico, from Shell Offshore Inc. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Faroe Petroleum completes acquisition of Norwegian North Sea assets http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfaroe-petroleum-completes-acquisition-of-norwegian-north-sea-assets-5692170 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfaroe-petroleum-completes-acquisition-of-norwegian-north-sea-assets-5692170 Faroe Petroleum has announced the completion of previously announced acquisition of interests in five oil and gas fields located in the Norwegian North Sea. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Israel approves Energean’s acquisition of two offshore gas fields http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsisrael-approves-energeans-acquisition-of-two-offshore-gas-fields-5692164 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsisrael-approves-energeans-acquisition-of-two-offshore-gas-fields-5692164 The Petroleum Council of Israel has approved Energean’s complete acquisition of Karish and Tanin Natural Gas Fields from Delek Drilling and Avner. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Service Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/service-solutions-og/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/service-solutions-og/ Customized and innovative service solutions help you to reduce maintenance time and cost, and improve the efficiency and reliability of your equipment. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:04:00 GMT Challenging Arctic drilling offshore Norway http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurechallenging-arctic-drilling-offshore-norway-5691891/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurechallenging-arctic-drilling-offshore-norway-5691891/ The Norwegian government has sold ten new drilling licenses in the previously unspoilt Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. The move has prompted Greenpeace Nordic and Nature & Youth to launch a legal challenge against the sales, claiming they flout the… Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:30:00 GMT Time and Attendance Solution for 4,000 Workers for the Oil & Gas Industry Provides Instant Payback http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/instrumentation/identec/presstime-attendance-solution-ot.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/instrumentation/identec/presstime-attendance-solution-ot.html Consolidated Contracting Company (CCC), the largest construction company in the Middle East, have installed a time and attendance solution from IDENTEC SOLUTIONS to help manage the 4,000 workers working at a gas production plant they are constructing… Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Citisafe Adds New Products from Arizona Instruments http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/citisafe/presscitisafe-adds-new-products-from-arizona-instruments.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/citisafe/presscitisafe-adds-new-products-from-arizona-instruments.html CitiSafe Pte Ltd is pleased to announce new additions to our products and services with Arizona Instruments. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Statoil receives offshore licence in Mexico’s deepwater bidding round http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-receives-offshore-licence-in-mexicos-deepwater-bidding-round-5690535 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-receives-offshore-licence-in-mexicos-deepwater-bidding-round-5690535 Norwegian oil major Statoil was awarded two blocks in the Saline Basin in the Deepwater exploration tender in the Mexican Round 1. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Crude oil trades above $50 but doubts over OPEC deal potentiality continues http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscrude-oil-trades-above-50-but-doubts-over-opec-deal-potentiality-continues-5691691 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscrude-oil-trades-above-50-but-doubts-over-opec-deal-potentiality-continues-5691691 Oil prices were steady around $50 a barrel after a week of turmoil though doubts against OPEC production cuts effectiveness persisted among investors. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT South Atlantic Petroleum signs LOI to buy 20% interest in Guinea offshore field http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssouth-atlantic-petroleum-signs-loi-to-buy-20-interest-in-guinea-offshore-field-5690521 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssouth-atlantic-petroleum-signs-loi-to-buy-20-interest-in-guinea-offshore-field-5690521 South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Hyperdynamics, an oil and gas exploration company, to acquire 20% participating interest in the latter’s oil and gas concession located off the Republic of Guinea. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BHP Billiton wins bid to acquire interest in Trion discovery at Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-wins-bid-to-acquire-interest-in-trion-discovery-at-gulf-of-mexico-5688983 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-wins-bid-to-acquire-interest-in-trion-discovery-at-gulf-of-mexico-5688983 Anglo-American company BHP Billiton has announced that it had submitted the winning bid to acquire 60% participating interest, as well as operatorship of AE-0092 and AE-0093 blocks located in the Trion discovery, Gulf of Mexico. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Amarinth delivers complex skid package for Mariner platform in North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsamarinth-delivers-complex-skid-package-for-mariner-platform-in-north-sea-5688220 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsamarinth-delivers-complex-skid-package-for-mariner-platform-in-north-sea-5688220 Manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment Amarinth has delivered a complex skid package, including an API 610 OH2 pump for a water treatment package to be used on the Mariner platform in the North Sea. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices continue to fall as doubts to end global glut grow stronger http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-continue-to-fall-as-doubts-to-end-global-glut-grow-stronger-5690246 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-continue-to-fall-as-doubts-to-end-global-glut-grow-stronger-5690246 Oil prices have continued to fall amidst growing doubts that the production-cut agreement between OPEC countries may not be effective to end global glut. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices decline again as global production increases http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-slip-again-as-global-production-increases-5688954 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-slip-again-as-global-production-increases-5688954 Oil prices fell on Tuesday trading after crude production increased from most of the oil-exporting regions worldwide. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT ATLAS North America Achieves ISO 9001 Certification http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/rovs/marine-sonic-technology-ltd/pressatlas-iso-9001-ot.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/rovs/marine-sonic-technology-ltd/pressatlas-iso-9001-ot.html Atlas North America (ANA) is pleased to announce the attainment of a major milestone in the brief history of the company. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT November's top stories: Hurricane Energy to use Aoka Mizu FPSO, CGG provided seismic data http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-hurricane-energy-to-use-aoka-mizu-fpso-cgg-provides-seismic-data-5688176/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-hurricane-energy-to-use-aoka-mizu-fpso-cgg-provides-seismic-data-5688176/ Hurricane Energy planned to use Aoka Mizu FPSO at Lancaster field, west of Shetland, and CGG provided seismic data on Northern Viking Graben. Offshore-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from November. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Statoil starts production drilling on Mariner field in North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-starts-production-drilling-on-mariner-field-in-north-sea-5688235 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-starts-production-drilling-on-mariner-field-in-north-sea-5688235 Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has commenced production drilling on the Mariner field located in the UK North Sea. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Nooros Gas and Condensate Field, Nile Delta http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/nooros-gas-and-condensate-field-nile-delta/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/nooros-gas-and-condensate-field-nile-delta/ The Nooros gas and condensate field is located in the shallow waters of the Nile Delta, approximately 120km north-east of Alexandria, Egypt. Discovered in July 2015, the field is part of the Abu Madi West development license. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT PT Australasia LNG Indonesia selects Arup to develop LNG terminal http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspt-australasia-lng-indonesia-selects-arup-to-develop-lng-terminal-5688743 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newspt-australasia-lng-indonesia-selects-arup-to-develop-lng-terminal-5688743 Engineering and consulting firm Arup has been selected by PT Australasia LNG Indonesia (AALNG) to assist in the development of a new 2.4 million tonne per annum MTPA liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Indonesia. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT