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 'The Wrap' on Wire Rope Spooling http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/winches-inc/pressthe-wrap-wire-rope-spooling.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/winches-inc/pressthe-wrap-wire-rope-spooling.html As winching has evolved and improvements made, the industry gets stronger and is able to meet more challenges. However, something as simple as improper rope spooling can shut down a job. Here you will find the facts you need to keep your winch rollin… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:42:00 GMT Tampnet Continues Expansion of Offshore 4G Network http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/tampnet/pressexpansion-offshore-4g-network.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/tampnet/pressexpansion-offshore-4g-network.html Tampnet strengthens its 4G LTE coverage in the southern part of the Norwegian side of North Sea. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:40:00 GMT Case Study: Shell Group http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/case-study-shell-group/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/case-study-shell-group/ The Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited (STASCO) manages the trading and shipping activities for all of Shell's products, operating a large fleet of tankers, as well as chartering vessels. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:18:00 GMT From Project Start to Planning to Maintenance http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/-project-start-planning-maintenance/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/-project-start-planning-maintenance/ ProArc is a well-proven, industry standard solution optimised for technical document control and management, handover and long-term maintenance, while also providing for flexibility to meet practical needs. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:17:00 GMT Draft Proposal for the Lay Up of Drilling Equipment and Systems http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/corrosion/lay-up-drilling-equipment-systems/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/corrosion/lay-up-drilling-equipment-systems/ Preservation of equipment can be highly variable and unreliable if a nominated individual or team does not maintain control of such a programme. Loose specifications, vendor misinterpretation and pressure to meet work schedules inevitably mean preser… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:41:00 GMT Dyneema® based mooring ropes demonstrate sound return on investment http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/dyneema-based-mooring-ropes-demonstrate-sound-return-on-investment/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/dyneema-based-mooring-ropes-demonstrate-sound-return-on-investment/ Long considered an expensive alternative to traditional steel wire and conventional polyester-based synthetic ropes, offshore ropes and mooring systems made with super-strong Dyneema® have been making impressive inroads into the industry over the pas… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:41:00 GMT Case Study: Improving Project Outcomes with Interface Management http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/case-study-interface-management/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/case-study-interface-management/ As capital projects grow in scope and complexity, there is increasing demand for improved cost efficiencies and strict adherence to safety requirements in heavy engineering construction. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:41:00 GMT How to Improve your Bottom Line http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/improve-bottom-line-safe-housekeeping/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/improve-bottom-line-safe-housekeeping/ Slips, trips and falls account for 25% of workplace liability accidents (HSENI Annual Report). Around 95% of major slips and trips result in broken bones, and they can also be the initial cause for a range of other accident types such as falls from h… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:41:00 GMT Kenya Coal Seam Gas Operation Receives Pipeline http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/separation/kenya-coal-seam/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/separation/kenya-coal-seam/ Pentair was awarded the contract to supply the high-pressure pipeline to transport water from QGC's coal seam gas operations at Kenya to Chinchilla Weir. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:40:00 GMT BP settles 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims with $18.7bn payments http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-settles-2010-deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-claims-with-187bn-payments-4615091 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbp-settles-2010-deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-claims-with-187bn-payments-4615091 BP Exploration and Production (BPXP), the US upstream subsidiary of BP has agreed to pay $18.7bn to settle the claims regarding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident that killed 11 crew members. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Golden Eagle Development Area Project http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/golden-eagle-development-area-project/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/golden-eagle-development-area-project/ Nexen Petroleum's Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) project includes development of the Golden Eagle and Peregrine (formerly Pink) fields in blocks 20/1, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, approximately 110km north-east of Aberdeen, UK. The water … Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT RigNet to deliver remote offshore communications services to Southeast Asian company http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsrignet-to-deliver-remote-offshore-communications-services-to-southeast-asian-company-4614905 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsrignet-to-deliver-remote-offshore-communications-services-to-southeast-asian-company-4614905 US-based RigNet has been selected to deliver remote offshore communications services to an unnamed Southeast Asian offshore drilling and production assets operator. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dokka Fasteners Ramps Up Hot-Forging Capacities for a New ‘Mega Bolt’ up to M100 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/tools-workshop/wuerth-group/pressdokka-hot-forging.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/tools-workshop/wuerth-group/pressdokka-hot-forging.html In the second half of 2014, Dokka Fasteners AS Norway built up additional hot-forging capacities for a new 'mega bolt' strategy. This new strategy consists of hot forming, CNC machining, thread rolling, laser engraving and fully integrated non-destru… Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT FEED work to begin on $40bn Browse LNG Project off Australian coast http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfront-end-engineering-design-40bn-browse-lng-project-australia-begin-4614227 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfront-end-engineering-design-40bn-browse-lng-project-australia-begin-4614227 Browse Joint Venture (JV) is to start front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Browse floating LNG Project off the Kimberley coast in Australia. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices remain steady on Thursday after steep fall http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-remain-steady-on-thursday-after-steep-fall-4614466 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-remain-steady-on-thursday-after-steep-fall-4614466 Oil prices rose slightly on Thursday after suffering losses due to larger than expected build up of inventories in the US. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT CFIHOS 2015: Data Integrity at Handover http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/presscfihos2015-handover.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/presscfihos2015-handover.html In May 2015, leaders in asset information management are gathering in the Netherlands for the CFIHOS project, a new global standard for managing engineering information that offers efficiency gains through standardisation and interoperability. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Raise the stakes: engineer Daan Gerritsen on fast-track offshore crane projects http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureraise-the-stakes-engineer-daan-gerritsen-on-fast-track-offshore-crane-projects-4583646/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureraise-the-stakes-engineer-daan-gerritsen-on-fast-track-offshore-crane-projects-4583646/ German crane manufacturer JD Neuhaus and Dutch engineering specialist Gerritsen On- & Offshore Services recently completed a complex deck crane engine replacement project in the Dutch North sea in just one week. Julian Turner gets the inside track fr… Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Israel proposes new offshore guidelines to let Noble and Delek control Leviathan field http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsisrael-proposes-new-offshore-guidelines-let-noble-delek-control-leviathan-field-4614260 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsisrael-proposes-new-offshore-guidelines-let-noble-delek-control-leviathan-field-4614260 Israel has proposed a new plan that will involve the US-based Noble Energy and Israel's Delek Group keeping control of the Leviathan offshore project. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shell announces final investment decision to advance Appomattox Platform in Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-announces-final-investment-decision-advance-appomattox-platform-gulf-mexico-4614409 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsshell-announces-final-investment-decision-advance-appomattox-platform-gulf-mexico-4614409 Royal Dutch Shell is set to advance the Appomattox deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico after announcing the final investment decision (FID). Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Parker Hannifin Filtration Group - Oil and Gas Market-Watermakers - Nitrogen Gas Generators, Oily Water Separators, Condition Monitoring Systems http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/separation/parker-hannifin-racor-vmt-division/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/separation/parker-hannifin-racor-vmt-division/ Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control systems and technologies. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:23:00 GMT