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 Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 57 http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-57-5881369/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featureoffshore-technology-focus-issue-57-5881369/ In this issue: The future of Total’s drilling project near the Amazon Reef, Trump’s plans to loosen US safety regulations, decommissioning the Brent field, new findings on Arctic spill response, cyber security for offshore installations, smart textil… Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:06:00 GMT SBM Awards EM&I Excellent FPAL Scores for Ex Equipment Inspections http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/presssbm-fpal-scores.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/presssbm-fpal-scores.html EM&I is pleased to announce that it has received a number of excellent FPAL scores and highly positive feedback from SBM Offshore for the quality of the company's Ex Equipment inspection procedures. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:59:00 GMT Nexans Increases Stake in G2mobility to Develop Sustainable Mobility Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/pressincreased-stake-in-g2mobility.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/nexans/pressincreased-stake-in-g2mobility.html Current predictions suggest that electric vehicles will account for up to a third of the world's vehicle fleet by 2040. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:35:00 GMT Aubin Introduces Xclude Solution for North Sea Well Abandonment Operations http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lubricants/aubin-ot/pressaubin-introduces-xclude.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lubricants/aubin-ot/pressaubin-introduces-xclude.html Well abandonment operations are currently considered to be the most costly decommissioning activity undertaken by North Sea operators, with an average cost of roughly £5m each. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:57:00 GMT Anglo African Oil & Gas to drill further well at Tilapia offshore field, Congo http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsanglo-african-oil-gas-to-drill-additional-well-at-tilapia-offshore-field-congo-5880792 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsanglo-african-oil-gas-to-drill-additional-well-at-tilapia-offshore-field-congo-5880792 Anglo African Oil & Gas is set to drill the TLP 103 well as part of its operations in the Tilapia offshore oilfield in the Republic of Congo. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices recover as Saudi Arabia pledges to curb exports http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-recover-as-saudi-arabia-promises-to-curb-exports-5881358 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-recover-as-saudi-arabia-promises-to-curb-exports-5881358 Oil prices have recovered after Saudi Arabia pledged to reduce exports beginning next month, following the meeting in Russia between OPEC and other producers. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT OGA releases data for UK Central North Sea and Moray Firth maps http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoga-releases-uk-central-north-sea-and-moray-firth-data-maps-5880775 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoga-releases-uk-central-north-sea-and-moray-firth-data-maps-5880775 The UK Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has released its first set of regional geological maps and datasets that cover the Central North Sea and Moray Firth, under a three-year contract with Lloyd's Register (LR).  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Energyst Temperature and Power Control Systems Brochure http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/power/temperature-power-control/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/power/temperature-power-control/ Energyst is a leading provider of safe and reliable power and temperature control solutions for offshore sites. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:47:00 GMT Marine Engineering Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lifting/marine-engineering-solutions/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lifting/marine-engineering-solutions/ Timberland Equipment specialises in the design, engineering and delivery of critical technology and turnkey systems that are optimised for use in offshore applications. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:45:00 GMT Logistics Support and Maintenance Services for Offshore Sites http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/logistics-support-maintenance-services/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/logistics-support-maintenance-services/ Petrogas is an associate company of the Onstream Group, which has been a leading provider of logistics support, maintenance and equipment rental services since 1978. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:37:00 GMT Snefrid Nord Gas Discovery, North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/snefrid-nord-gas-discovery-north-sea/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/snefrid-nord-gas-discovery-north-sea/ Snefrid Nord gas discovery lies in 1,312m of water in the production licence (PL) 218 of the Norwegian North Sea. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices gain marginally ahead of OPEC meeting in Russia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-gain-marginally-ahead-of-opec-meeting-in-russia-5879783 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-gain-marginally-ahead-of-opec-meeting-in-russia-5879783 Oil prices have increased marginally before the scheduled meeting between OPEC and other nations to discuss international market issues. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tri-Star Wins Global Supply Agreement from FMC Technologies http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/tri-star-industries/pressfmc-technologies-agreement.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipes/tri-star-industries/pressfmc-technologies-agreement.html The DIMET brand is renowned worldwide for its high-performance protection of offshore structures and pipelines over the last 50 years, having been active in the Asian cathodic protection field since 1970 after originating in Australia. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Subsea 7 gains contracts from Petrobras for offshore Brazil http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssubsea-7-secures-more-work-offshore-brazil-5879308 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssubsea-7-secures-more-work-offshore-brazil-5879308 Engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 has secured contract extensions worth $250m from Petrobras for three pipelay support vessels (PLSVs). Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sparrows and SPIE win crane contract for Total's Congo project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssparrows-spie-secure-crane-maintenance-contract-for-totals-congo-project-5879298 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssparrows-spie-secure-crane-maintenance-contract-for-totals-congo-project-5879298 Sparrows Group and SPIE Oil & Gas Services have secured a joint crane maintenance contract from Total E&P Congo for the Moho Nord development off the coast of Central Africa.  Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Dwellop Announces Partnership with Gulf Marine Services http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/dwellop/pressgms-partnership-announcement.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/dwellop/pressgms-partnership-announcement.html Norway's Dwellop AS is pleased to announce the signing of a new partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi-based firm Gulf Marine Services (GMS), one of the world's leading suppliers of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels (SESVs). Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cantilever Units for Well Restoration and Intervention Activities http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lifting/well-restoration-cantilevers/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lifting/well-restoration-cantilevers/ Dwellop is a Norway-based company that specialises in the provision of robust and cost-effective topside handling equipment for use during well plug and abandonment (P&A) and well intervention activities. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:15:00 GMT Badger Explorer Acquires Outstanding Shares in Dwellop http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/dwellop/pressbadger-explorer-acquisition.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/dwellop/pressbadger-explorer-acquisition.html Badger Explorer ASA has recently signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to acquire all outstanding shares in Norway-based technology provider Dwellop AS. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:45:00 GMT Aquasign-Subsea Markers, Anti-Fouling Signs, Oilfield Nameplates and Underwater Adhesives http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/aquasign/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/aquasign/ AQUASIGN specialise in the manufacture of asset identification solutions, designed to enhance safety and reduce operational costs throughout project lifespans. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:52:00 GMT Acoustic Enclosure Offshore http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/offshore-acoustic-enclosures/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/offshore-acoustic-enclosures/ Wakefield Acoustics is a leading manufacturer and supplier of acoustically optimised enclosures, which are designed to address noise-related issues in a number of industrial environments. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:40:00 GMT