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 Atkins receives structural integrity services contract from Chevron North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsatkins-receive-structural-integrity-services-contract-from-chevron-north-sea-5720321 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsatkins-receive-structural-integrity-services-contract-from-chevron-north-sea-5720321 Atkins has been awarded a three-year framework contract by Chevron North Sea for structural integrity services at certain fixed and floating platforms in the UK North Sea. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT OneSubsea to supply subsea production system for Utgard field in North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsonesubsea-to-supply-subsea-production-system-for-utgard-filed-in-north-sea-5721341 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsonesubsea-to-supply-subsea-production-system-for-utgard-filed-in-north-sea-5721341 Schlumberger company OneSubsea has secured a contract to supply the subsea production system for Statoil’s Utgard gas and condensate discovery in the North Sea. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT A calculated gamble: is Shell right to double down on deepwater Brazil? http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurea-calculated-gamble-is-shell-right-to-double-down-on-deepwater-brazil-5711311/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurea-calculated-gamble-is-shell-right-to-double-down-on-deepwater-brazil-5711311/ Shell plans to invest an additional $10bn in Brazil as part of its wider strategy to double deepwater production by the early 2020s. Julian Turner analyses the risks and potential rewards of such a move in light of the low crude price and the recent … Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Oil & Gas secures extension for P1916 licence in offshore Isle of Wight http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsuk-oil-gas-secures-one-year-extension-for-p1916-licence-offshore-isle-of-wight-5720925 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsuk-oil-gas-secures-one-year-extension-for-p1916-licence-offshore-isle-of-wight-5720925 UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG) has announced that its subsidiary UKOG Solent has been granted a one-year extension to the initial term for its offshore P1916 licence by the Oil and Gas Authority. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Aker ASA, Subsea 7, EnerMech http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-aker-asa-subsea-7-enermech-5720901 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-aker-asa-subsea-7-enermech-5720901 Aker ASA plans to dispose its stake in Aker Solutions ASA, according to sources familiar with the matter. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Red Rooster Lifting-Air Hoists, Electric Chain Hoists, Wire Rope Hoists, Winches, Snatch Blocks and Load Measuring Equipment http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/red-rooster/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/red-rooster/ Red Rooster specialises in the sale, repair and rental of air hoists, electric chain hoists, wire rope hoists, winches, snatch blocks and load-measuring equipment. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: INPEX, Krewe Energy, Pancontinental http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-inpex-krewe-energy-pancontinental-5720908 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-inpex-krewe-energy-pancontinental-5720908 INPEX Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Japan Oil Development Co., Ltd. (JODCO), has entered an agreement with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for the acquisition of an additional 28% stake in Umm Al Dalkh oil field. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Optical Scientific-Environmental Measurement Solutions for Offshore Facilities http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/instrumentation/osi-ot/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/instrumentation/osi-ot/ Optical Scientific (OSI) manufactures specialised instruments to measure air flow, visibility and precipitation in a wide range of industrial applications, including oil and gas refineries.Optical fl... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Elsevier adds over one million figures and tables to Geofacets http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newselsevier-upgrades-geofacets-to-facilitate-research-time-and-quick-analysis-5720888 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newselsevier-upgrades-geofacets-to-facilitate-research-time-and-quick-analysis-5720888 Elsevier, a scientific, technical and medical information provider, has announced the addition of more than one million new figures and tables to Geofacets, its premier information solution for academicians and geoscientists working in oil and gas co… Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Broadland Radiators builds two radiators for Culzean field in North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbroadland-radiators-develops-two-radiators-for-culzean-field-in-north-sea-5720306 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbroadland-radiators-develops-two-radiators-for-culzean-field-in-north-sea-5720306 Broadland Radiators has developed two customised radiators to aid cool generator sets, which are to be deployed at the Culzean gas field located in the North Sea. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oil prices improve as IEA indicates tightening of global market http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-improves-as-iea-reports-fall-in-inventory-5720219 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-improves-as-iea-reports-fall-in-inventory-5720219 Oil prices have risen following a temporary dip as the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced international oil markets have already started tightening even before production cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC countries materialises. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nexans Appoints Marc Grynberg as Censor http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/pressmarc-grynberg-appointment.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/pressmarc-grynberg-appointment.html The Nexans board of directors (BoD) decided yesterday to appoint Marc Grynberg as censor, with a view to proposing his candidature as member of the BoD to the 2017 shareholders' general meeting. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DEA wins two licences in Norwegian Continental Shelf http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-oil-ministry-awards-two-new-licences-to-dea-5719317 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-oil-ministry-awards-two-new-licences-to-dea-5719317 DEA has secured two new licences from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy under the 2016 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA 2016). Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Making the switch: should the oil industry be moving into offshore wind? http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuremaking-the-switch-should-the-oil-industry-be-moving-into-offshore-wind-5688763/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuremaking-the-switch-should-the-oil-industry-be-moving-into-offshore-wind-5688763/ With oil prices still depressed and investment flat in many parts of the offshore oil and gas industry, the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has urged the industry to diversify into offshore renewables such as wind, tidal and wave energy, whic… Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UKEF to provide $400m for Ghana offshore project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsukef-to-provide-400m-funding-for-offshore-energy-project-in-ghana-5719305 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsukef-to-provide-400m-funding-for-offshore-energy-project-in-ghana-5719305 UK Export Finance (UKEF) is to issue $400m in funding to support GE Oil & Gas's contract for Ghana's Offshore Cape Three Points Project (OCTP). Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nexans' HV Cables to Connect ScottishPower Renewables' 714MW Windfarm to Shore http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/presshv-cables-scottishpower-windfarm.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/presshv-cables-scottishpower-windfarm.html ScottishPower Renewables has chosen Nexans' submarine cables to carry energy onshore from its new 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:24:00 GMT Oil prices drop due to anticipation of US production increase http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-slipped-anticipating-us-production-increase-this-year-5719184 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-price-slipped-anticipating-us-production-increase-this-year-5719184 Oil prices have fallen after a day of high gains, over the possibility that US producers may increase crude production. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Statoil’s Utgard and Byrding fields receive development approval http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoils-utgard-and-byrding-fields-receives-development-approval-5718323 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoils-utgard-and-byrding-fields-receives-development-approval-5718323 Statoil has announced that its development and operation plan has been approved by authorities for the Utgard and Byrding fields in the North Sea. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand Oil & Gas increases stake in Cue Energy http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-oil-gas-increases-cue-energy-stake-to-5001-5718330 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-oil-gas-increases-cue-energy-stake-to-5001-5718330 New Zealand Oil & Gas has increased its interest to 50.01% in subsidiary Cue Energy Resources, a regional energy company focusing in South East Asia and Australia. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT A.L.D Inspection Techniques http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/5284791069001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/5284791069001.html Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:27:00 GMT