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 Jotron Launches Tron 40VDR Float Free Capsule http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/jotron-safety/press-tron-40vdr.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/communications/jotron-safety/press-tron-40vdr.html Jotron, a leading manufacturer of professional communication systems for land, sea and air safety, announces the release of its float free voyage data recorder (VDR) capsule Tron 40VDR. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:41:00 GMT Star Cruises Chooses BlueCielo Project Portal for Document Control, Change Management and Collaboration in New Building Projects http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/pressstar-cruises-bluecielo-project-portal.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/pressstar-cruises-bluecielo-project-portal.html The BlueCielo solution will streamline document management and control processes; enhance Management of Change (MoC) and support global collaboration between internal and external stakeholders. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:00 GMT Alimak Hek Extends Life of 28-Year-Old Elevator http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/alimak-hek2/press-28-year-old-elevator.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/alimak-hek2/press-28-year-old-elevator.html In 1986, an Alimak rack and pinion elevator was installed on GrainCorp's Gladstone facility, providing access to critical machinery atop the 70m grain stack. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:21:00 GMT Eni Norge awards Goliat contract to IKM Testing http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-norge-awards-goliat-contract-to-ikm-testing-4350620 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-norge-awards-goliat-contract-to-ikm-testing-4350620 IKM Testing has secured a frame contract to provide pipeline and process services for Eni Norge’s Goliat field in the Barents Sea. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Eni and BP start gas production at offshore Egypt project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-and-bp-start-gas-production-at-offshore-egypt-project-4350636 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newseni-and-bp-start-gas-production-at-offshore-egypt-project-4350636 Italian energy firm Eni has started production at the offshore Denis-Karawan (DEKA) gas project in Egypt through its partnership with BP. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oil trades below $103 on ample supplies http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-trades-below-103-on-ample-supplies-4350843 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-trades-below-103-on-ample-supplies-4350843 Brent crude oil futures traded below $103 a barrel today due to ample supplies and a strong dollar. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Statoil awards completions framework contract to Omega Completion Technology http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-awards-completions-framework-contract-to-omega-completion-technology-4350533 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-awards-completions-framework-contract-to-omega-completion-technology-4350533 Norwegian energy firm Statoil has awarded a completions framework contract to UK-based Omega Completion Technology. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT EPS Announces Distributorship of Parker Velcon Filtration Division http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/transport/eastern/press-parker-velcon-filtration-division.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/transport/eastern/press-parker-velcon-filtration-division.html Eastern Petroleum Supplies (EPS) and Parker Velcon (formerly Warner Lewis) have built a strong and close working relationship over many years in the aviation refuelling market. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:57:00 GMT BlueCielo Launches Meridian 2014 Suite http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/pressbluecielo-launches-meridian-2014-suite.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/computer/bluecielo_ecm/pressbluecielo-launches-meridian-2014-suite.html BlueCielo has launched BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise 2014, BlueCielo Publisher 2014 and BlueCielo Meridian Explorer 2014. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:22:00 GMT Gall Thomson State-of-the-Art CNC Technology Begins Operation http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/gall-thomson/pressgall-thomson-state-of-the-art-cnc-technology-begins-operation.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/valves/gall-thomson/pressgall-thomson-state-of-the-art-cnc-technology-begins-operation.html Heller five-axis CNC machining equipment has entered operation at the Gall Thomson technology centre in Great Yarmouth, UK. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:31:00 GMT Titanium Gaining Favour in Seawater Service http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pipes/titanium-gaining-favour-in-seawater-service/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pipes/titanium-gaining-favour-in-seawater-service/ The technical case for titanium application to seawater service was well established in the early 1970s and performance of titanium over the last 40 years has validated the technical case. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:00 GMT US DOI yields $110m in bids on 400,000 acres lease-sale in Western Gulf of Mexico http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsus-doi-yields-110m-in-bids-on-400000-acres-lease-sale-in-western-gulf-of-mexico-4349209 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsus-doi-yields-110m-in-bids-on-400000-acres-lease-sale-in-western-gulf-of-mexico-4349209 The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that the Western Gulf of Mexico lease-sale has yielded almost $110m in high bids on more than 400,000 acres offshore Texas, US. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Brent crude oil declines towards $101 on ample supplies http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-oil-declines-below-101-on-ample-supplies-4349444 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-oil-declines-below-101-on-ample-supplies-4349444 Brent crude oil declined towards $101 a barrel today on signs of ample supplies and slowing demand in China. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Bumi Armada to supply FPSO vessel for Eni’s offshore Angola project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbumi-armada-to-supply-fpso-vessel-for-enis-offshore-angola-project-4349149 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbumi-armada-to-supply-fpso-vessel-for-enis-offshore-angola-project-4349149 Bumi Armada has secured a contract to supply a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for Eni's East Hub project at Block 15/06 offshore Angola. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Breaking the ice: Exxon and Rosneft chart new course for Arctic future http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurebreaking-the-ice-exxon-and-rosneft-chart-new-course-for-arctic-future-4347761/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurebreaking-the-ice-exxon-and-rosneft-chart-new-course-for-arctic-future-4347761/ Against a background of escalating tension between the US and Russia over events in Ukraine, oil companies from each country have been working to overcome the numerous challenges of extracting oil from the Arctic Ocean. Having completed one of the la… Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mooring with HMPE Rope http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/mooring-with-hmpe-rope/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/installation/mooring-with-hmpe-rope/ Why and agenda: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:27:00 GMT Sesam CAESES: Serious Play in Ship Design - Simulation-Driven Design for Naval Architects http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/design-engineering-construction/sesam-caeses/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/design-engineering-construction/sesam-caeses/ Simulation-driven design is widely considered the key to innovative product development. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:21:00 GMT ALE Celebrates First Job for Mega Jack 800 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/ale-heavylift/press-mega-jack-800.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/logistics/ale-heavylift/press-mega-jack-800.html The latest innovation from ALE has been put into action for the first time, during a large bridge exchange project in the Netherlands. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:11:00 GMT Jee Awarded Detailed Design Contract http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/jee-ltd/pressjee-awarded-detailed-design-contract.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/jee-ltd/pressjee-awarded-detailed-design-contract.html Leading independent multi-discipline subsea engineering and training firm Jee has been awarded a contract in support of a $14,000M seven-year development. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Genzenith-Project Engineering and Management http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/machining/genzenith/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/machining/genzenith/ Genzenith is an international company with engineers, planners and system analysts serving clients safely and efficiently in the global oil and gas markets. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT